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Climatology (7 cr)

Code: TE00BS57-3004

General information


21.11.2022 - 15.01.2023


02.01.2023 - 28.02.2023

Number of ECTS credits allocated

7 op

Mode of delivery

Contact teaching


Faculty of Technology (LAB)


Lahti Campus

Teaching languages

  • English

Degree programmes

  • Master's Degree Programme in Urban Climate and Sustainability (MUrCS)


  • Eeva Aarrevaara

Scheduling groups

  • Luennot (Size: 0. Open UAS: 0.)


    Master's Degree Programme in Urban Climate and Sustainability (MUrCS) 23K Lahti

Small groups

  • Luennot 1

Learning outcomes

On successful completion of this module the student should be able to:

- Understand how the interplay of solar radiation, Earth characteristics, and astronomical factors determines the
surface-atmosphere energy balance and the Earth climate distribution.
- Understand how dry air thermodynamics explains the concept of atmospheric stability and its consequences.
- Understand water phase change phenomena and their implications in the atmospheric energy balance.
- Understand the forces that guide the direction and speed of winds in local and global scales.
- Understand the physical aspects that drive climate change

Implementation and methods of teaching

The module is part of MUrCS programme and carried out according to a separate module handbook available in GCULearn (eLearning platform in Glasgow Caledonian University). The module is available only for MUrCS students. The implementation is by University of Huelva and by a visiting lecturer from University of Bologna.

Assessment scale