Physical Oceanography II

Lecture content:

This course builds on the course no. 78002, „Physical Oceanography I“.
In 2013 and 2014, the Intergovernmental Panel of Climate Change (IPPC) published the 5th Report. In this course, the main results of the report will be discussed and updated with new results, with a main focus on the ocean and the ocean's role for the energy budget, the hydrological cycle, extreme events and others.

Aim: The aim of this lecture is to broaden and deepen the understanding the physical processes underlying the oceans role in climate and climate change

Assessment: homework and presentation



Literature: the 5th IPCC report : www.ipcc.ch