Global Environmental Change (Introduction to Global Warming)

LecturerKenji KAI, Professor
DepartmentGraduate School of Environmental Studies, 2012 Spring
Recommended for:Graduate School of Environmental Studies (21.5 hours/session 1 session/week 15 weeks/semester)

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Global Environmental Change (Introduction to Global Warming)

Course Schedule

Session Contents Teacher
1 Guidance Professor Kenji KAI
Mechanisms of global warming
2 Mechanisms of global warming Professor Hiroshi KANZAWA
3 Greenhouse gases and aerosols Associate Professor Kazuo OSADA
4 Paleoclimate(Climates of the past) Professor Takeshi NAKATSUKA
5 Reconstruction of the past climate and prediction of the future climate Associate Professor Kengo SUDO
Impact to natural environment
6 Climatic change of precipitation Professor Kenji NAKAMURA
7 Climatic change of the oceans Professor Takeshi NAKATSUKA
8 Climatic change of glaciers Associate Professor Koji FUJITA
Impact to ecological system and society
9 Impact to vegetation Associate Professor Tomoomi KUMAGAI
10 Impact to agriculture Professor Tsugihiro WATANABE*
11 Impact to water resources Professor Makoto TANIGUCHI*
Countermeasure against global warming
12 Architecture harmonized with the environment Professor Masaya OKUMIYA
13 Downscaling simulations of global/urban warming Associate Professor Satoru IIZUKA
14 Climate policy and future perspective Professor Tsuneo TAKEUCHI
15 Summary Professor Kenji KAI

*Research Institute for Humanity and Nature


The grading will be based on attendance (20%) and four reports (20%x4=80%)

Last updated

March 05, 2020