Although the teaching in the course is focused on the understanding of the hydrological processes, it has a holistic approach to the concepts of the hydrological cycle and the hydrological systems of the Arctic, which is essential for the understanding of the potential impacts of climate change.
Climate and hydrology of the Arctic.
Hydrometeorological measurements and observations.
The Arctic catchment
Permafrost hydrology; river and lake ice.
Glaciers and glacier hydrology.
Erosion and sediment transport..
Climate change impacts on the hydrological cycle with focus on the Arctic.
Technological applications in the Arctic environment.
|Language of instruction|
|Institution||University Centre in Svalbard|
|Fields of study||Engineering and engineering trades (others)|
|Tags||technologypermafrostengineeringhydrologysnow processerosionhydrological cycle|