Inhabitants of Polar areas

Faculteit Letteren
Jaar 2020/21
Vakcode LGX228B05
Vaknaam Inhabitants of Polar areas
Niveau(s) universitaire minor
Voertaal Engels
Periode semester I a
ECTS 5
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Uitgebreide vaknaam Inhabitants of Polar areas
Leerdoelen The student knows and understands the past and present situation in polar areas from a multidisciplinary context and is able to discuss the adaptation of inhabitants of polar areas to the extreme environment and the changing climate.
Omschrijving This series of lectures are on the conditions experienced—and adaptations exhibited—by plants, animals and people in the world’s polar areas. Lectures will integrate diverse subjects, including meteorology, geology, ecology, and anthropology. A strong focus is placed on physical changes, including climate change, affecting inhabitants of these sensitive areas.
This course consists of 2x2 lectures per week, and will end with a traditional written exam.
Uren per week
Onderwijsvorm hoorcollege, zelfstudie
Toetsvorm schriftelijk tentamen
Vaksoort bachelor
Coördinator prof. dr. P.D. Jordan
Docent(en) and others ,prof. dr. P.D. Jordan ,dr. M.J.J.E. Loonen
Verplichte literatuur
Titel Auteur ISBN Prijs
Handouts, pdf
Entreevoorwaarden None
Opmerkingen If combined with other courses from the minor Arctic and Antarctic Studies in the same semester, this course is mandatory as an introduction, within the same semester or in an earlier semester. This course is open to all students from all faculties and universities as part of their elective program after permission of the examination board of their study. 80% presence and active participation is required. This course can also be followed as an open module or course for non-registered students.
Opgenomen in
Opleiding Jaar Periode Type
Ba Open colleges Letteren - semester I a keuze
Minor Arctische en Antarctische Studies 3 semester I a verplicht