Climate and Meteorology is a discipline concerned with the study of atmosphere phenomena and focusing on climate processes, precipitation, temperature, currents, and electric discharge. It also aims at forecasting these phenomena and the changes or sequence between them. The activity in this field involves the research of climatology in terms of probing, analysing, evaluating and interpreting the meteorological data with the purpose of forecasting the weather and specific climatic conditions in the different geographical areas of the world. It is also preoccupied with the development of new meteorological theories and the improvement of existing ones, with the improvement of meteorological methods, techniques and instruments.
As a meteorologist you can practice your profession in government agencies, private consulting and research services, utilities and radio and television stations. A career in meteorological research can prove to be a very exciting endeavour as it can take the practitioner in some of the most unexplored and unknown places on Earth.
Crop agriculture provides mankind’s increasing population with foods, fibres and fuel - this course provides the knowledge and practical skills for how crops are improved, grown and managed. You will gain a combination of practical skills and academic understanding to develop a critical and creative mindset. You will learn the principles of crop production, the latest advances in plant pathology, integrated pest management and weed control, and ecology.
The MSc in Environmental Dynamics and Climate Change course places particular emphasis on recent global and regional environmental and climatic change, the scientific basis and limitations of models and data collection techniques. It combines the international research strengths of staff within the departments of Geography and Biosciences around environmental and climate dynamics (processes and mechanisms involved in stability and change), marine and ecosystem biology, and environmental management and sustainable development.
A Graduate Certificate of Climate Adaption will provide you with the skills and knowledge to allow you to apply the principles of climate adaption across a range of different professions and assess the risks and opportunities that may arise from climate changes. On completion of this certificate, you will be able to demonstrate an in-depth understanding of global climate change as well as scientific knowledge and concepts. You will also be adept at assessing the impact humans have upon the constantly changing climate system.
The MSc Geographic Information and Climate Change course provides cross-disciplinary training in the scientific basis of GIS, Satellite Remote Sensing and Earth System Modelling alongside aspects of Climate Change. The course places particular emphasis on the technical aspects of GIS and Earth Observation as well as the past, present and future global and regional environmental and climatic change.
This Master of Sustainability and Climat Policy develops knowledge, understanding and appreciation of, sustainability and climate policy issues in social research and analysis. It assists in career development, preparing students for new employment opportunities in a variety of public and private sector contexts that require social research and analytical skills in sustainability and climate policy.
What is Carbon Management? The online MSc in Carbon Management is a ground-breaking development of the award-winning campus-based MSc in Carbon Management programme at the University of Edinburgh. Building on the proven success and expert content of the established residential programme, this new online programme provides high-level knowledge, skills and training in the business, economics and science of carbon management.
This program will emphasize environmental policy and management theory and practice on the global scale. Environmental change, sustainable practices, disaster planning and response, and political influence will be studied, providing students with insights into the status of shared resources throughout the world.
This programme provides a unique combination of training on the physical, social and policy aspects of climate change and on broader environmental policy. It provides students with a solid foundation in the physical science of climate change, climate change impacts, adaptation to and mitigation of climate change, and with a critical understanding of the policy tools that can be used to promote environmental protection.
EFM is a high level one-year training in fluid dynamics of natural media, including chemistry and biology coupling, complemented with numerical and experimental methods. With internationally recognized researchers in the fields of fundamental fluid mechanics closely linked to modelling and observations of natural media...
This MSc provides a timely and integrated perspective on environmental bioscience, management, politics and regulation as these relate to issues such as sustainable production of food, energy and provision of ecosytem services.
This Graduate Certificate in Sustainability and Climate Policy develops knowledge, understanding and appreciation of, sustainability and climate policy issues in social research and analysis. It assists in career development, preparing students for new employment opportunities in a variety of public and private sector contexts that require social scientific research and analytical skills in sustainability and climate policy.