Health impact assessment and climate change

The PhD course is organized by Abisko Scientific Research Station, Sweden in cooperation with University of Arctic Thematic Network on Arctic Medicine. The course will combine the climate monitoring, measurements and effect of air bourne pollutants and particles to human health. What are the impacts to water and food security and how people, including Sámi are influenced and how they can adapt to the changes. The course includes student presentations and assignments which will be informed in second circular. Students will be awarded 3 ECTS of completion of the whole course with the presentation. Course topics: – Climate monitoring and air quality – Feedback mechanisms, impacts, particles – Food and water security – Health impact assessment – Climate change and Indigenous people Teachers: – Professor Birgitta Evengård, Umeå University, Sweden – Dr. Lena Nilsson , Umeå University, Sweden – Research Professor Arja Rautio, University of Oulu, Centre for Arctic Health, Finland – Dr. Hannele Hakola, Finnish Meteorological Institute, Finland – Christer Jonasson, Abisko Research Station, Sweden

Course details

Academic level(s)PhD
Language of instructionEnglish
InstitutionAbisko Scientific Research Station
Begin date14.05.2013
End date16.05.2013
Registration deadline05.04.2013
ECTS credits3.0
Field schoolNo
Fields of study
Teaching placeAbisko Scientific Research Station, Sweden
Teaching term
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