20410720 - Principles of Earth Physics and Climate Change

Acquire skills related to the basic physical principles of the study of the planet earth and the interactive dynamics between geosphere, hydrosphere, atmosphere and cryosphere with particular interest to the analysis and the mitigation of climate change.
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The earth as a planet. Origin and evolution of the Earth. Earth-Sun interaction. The Earth as a dynamic system: geosphere, atmosphere, hydrosphere, cryosphere. Methods of measurement of physical parameters of interest to terrestrial and atmospheric physics. Open problems in terrestrial physics and climate change.

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Type of delivery of the course

Lessons take place in the classroom, in traditional mode

Type of evaluation

The exam takes place only as an oral interview