The goal of this short course is to introduce the students to the main climate change research concepts and prepare them to use available information on scenarios, impacts and adaptation.
Specific goals include:
- Explore the current vulnerabilities in a range of sectors;
- Study climate change scenarios (for local and national levels as well as for Europe and the World) and have an overview of projected changes and main expected impacts in different sectors;
- Introduce vulnerability and risk assessment methodologies;
- Study specific responses to climate change trough Adaptation (including Ecosystem-based Adaptation and Participatory approaches), looking at specific examples in a range ofscales.
This course can have a recognition of 6 ECTs for FCUL PhD students enrolling in it as part of their first doctoral year. For FCUL PhD students only requiring 5 ECTs recognized in their specific PhD programmes, 6 hours of the course are not mandatory and the certificate will be on 'Topics in Climate Change: scenarios, impacts and responses.
Lecturer(s) or Responsible(s): Luís Dias (coordinator), Hugo Costa & David Avelar (CCIAM, cE3c)
Date: June 19th, 2017 to June 23rd, 2017
Deadline for Applications: May 12th, 2017