Iselin Medhaug: Catalogue data in Spring Semester 2018

Name Dr. Iselin Medhaug
Address
c/o Barbara Wittneben
Universitätstrasse 16, CHN N 12.2
Institut für Atmosphäre und Klima
8092 Zürich
SWITZERLAND
URLhttp://www.iac.ethz.ch/staff/medhaugi
DepartmentEnvironmental Systems Science
RelationshipLecturer

NumberTitleECTSHoursLecturers
701-0412-00LClimate Systems3 credits2GR. Knutti, I. Medhaug
AbstractThis course introduces the most important physical components of the climate system and their interactions. The mechanisms of anthropogenic climate change are analysed against the background of climate history and variability. Those completing the course will be in a position to identify and explain simple problems in the area of climate systems.
ObjectiveStudents are able
- to describe the most important physical components of the global climate system and sketch their interactions
- to explain the mechanisms of anthropogenic climate change
- to identify and explain simple problems in the area of climate systems
Lecture notesCopies of the slides are provided in electronic form.
LiteratureA comprehensive list of references is provided in the class. Two books are
particularly recommended:
- Hartmann, D., 2016: Global Physical Climatology. Academic Press, London, 485 pp.
- Peixoto, J.P. and A.H. Oort, 1992: Physics of Climate. American Institute of Physics, New York, 520 pp.
Prerequisites / NoticeTeaching: Reto Knutti, several keynotes to special topics by other professors
Course taught in german, slides in english
701-1211-01LMaster's Seminar: Atmosphere and Climate 13 credits2SH. Joos, I. Medhaug, O. Stebler, M. A. Wüest
AbstractIn this seminar the knowledge exchange between you and the other students is promoted. You attend lectures on scientific writing and you train your scientific writing skills by writing a proposal for your Master thesis. You receive critical and constructive feedback through the review by your future supervisors.
ObjectiveScientific writing skills
How to effectively write a scientific proposal.
ContentIn this seminar the knowledge exchange between you and the other students is promoted. You attend lectures on scientific writing and you train your scientific writing skills by writing a proposal for your MSc thesis. You receive critical and constructive feedback through the review by your future supervisors.
Prerequisites / NoticePlease register for this seminar 1 in the semester before writing your MSc thesis.
Attendance is mandatory.
701-1211-02LMaster's Seminar: Atmosphere and Climate 23 credits2SH. Joos, I. Medhaug, O. Stebler, M. A. Wüest
AbstractThis seminar brings the students working on their Master thesis together. Students present their Master thesis project including an overview of the outline and the first scientific results. In this seminar presentation skills and visualization techniques are trained and methods of scientific project management are introduced and applied to your Master project.
ObjectiveThis seminar brings the students working on their MSc thesis together. Students present their MSc thesis project including an overview of the outline and the first scientific results. In this seminar presentation skills and visualization techniques are trained and methods of scientific project management are introduced and applied to your MSc project.
ContentThis seminar brings the students working on their MSc thesis together. Students present their MSc thesis project including an overview of the outline and the first scientific results. In this seminar presentation skills and visualization techniques are trained and methods of scientific project management are introduced and applied to your MSc project.
Prerequisites / NoticePlease register for this seminar 2 in the semester in which you work on your MSc thesis.
Attendance is mandatory