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Climate change in urban enviroment (8 cr)

Code: TE00BS58-3004

General information


21.11.2022 - 15.01.2023


01.02.2023 - 19.03.2023

Number of ECTS credits allocated

8 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 students should be able to:

- Demonstrate awareness and understanding of atmospheric physical, thermodynamics, dynamic processes and evolving
weather in a climatic context.
- Critically appraise the coupling of urban environment to meteorological-climate, atmospheric stability.
- Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of model outputs and interpretation.
- Identify and critically evaluate the nature, causes and implications of extreme events.
- Identify and critically evaluate the effects of climate change in urban environments .
- Demonstrate technical ability in analytical methods in the evaluation of climate change mitigation/adaptation strategies.

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 Glasgow Caledonian University and by a visiting lecturer from University of Sao Paulo and other visitors.

Assessment scale