Dynamics of the Sun-Earth-Life Interactive System 1  (191012)
Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences
Course  :  Master's Course
Subject Type  :  Type 1 Subject
Instructor  :  Professor HIYAMA, Tetsuya et al.
Credits  :  2
Class schedule  :  Tue.   3rd
Classroom  :  Lecture Room 301/Common Building, Graduate School of Environmental Studies
At first, dynamics of present Space-Sun-Earth system will be explained. Basic structure of solar-terrestrial system and the controlling physical processes in the upper atmosphere and ionosphere/magnetosphere will be overviewed. After that, atmospheric - hydrospheric processes in the Earth surface, i.e. in the terrestrial and ocean ecosystems, will be explained. Specifically, role of water in the atmospheric circulation, physical - biological processes in the terrestrial and ocean ecosystems, and those structures and variations will be explained. Additionally, current status of climate warming as well as the adaptation strategies in the Arctic regions will be overviewed. Finally, the earth environment as a Sun-Earth-Life Interacting System (SELIS) will be overviewed.
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Language in class
▪ Presentation & Materials : Japanese only
▪ Oral explanations : Japanese only
▪ Questions in English : Available
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