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CLIMATE CHANGE IMPACTS ON COASTAL SOCIETY AND MARINE ECOSYSTEMS
Country - Partner Institution - Programs: Italy - University of Bologna - 'Univ. of Bologna'
UC Course SubjectEnvironmental Studies
Biological Sciences
Number & Suffix: 189
Full UC Title: CLIMATE CHANGE IMPACTS ON COASTAL SOCIETY AND MARINE ECOSYSTEMS 
Transcript Title: CLIMTE CHNG IMPACTS 
UC QTR Units - Division: 6.0 - Upper Division 
Course Description: This is a graduate level course that is part of the Laurea Magistrale program. The course is intended for advanced level students only. Enrollment is by consent of the instructor. Students who complete a final paper on a pre-approved topic are awarded 1 extra unit. Maximum units for this course are 6. Students learn the effects of global climate change on key organisms, biodiversity and ecosystems, particularly on marine species, including the effects on human societies and economies. Models and forecasts are presented considering different scenarios predicted by the IPCC (Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change). Students learn how organisms interact, as components of the structure and function of ecosystems, including the consequences of human interactions with the environment. Marine organisms are traced from the Earth’s primordial oceans, to their response to the warming and acidifying oceans. Module 1 covers: conflicts and security risks of climate change in the Mediterranean Region; socioeconomic aspects of human migrations, tourism, and fisheries; ecological and evolutionary considerations regarding corals in a rapidly changing environment; coral population dynamics. Module 2 covers strategies of acclimation to ocean acidification in Mediterranean corals. 
Language of Instruction: English
 
Partner Title: CLIMATE CHANGE IMPACTS ON COASTAL SOCIETY AND MARINE ECOSYSTEMS (LM) 
Partner University Department: Scienze e gestione della natura 
Partner University Course Number: 88272