20h Th, 20h Pr
Number of credits
|Master in geography : climatology (120 ECTS)||3 crédits|
|Master in geography, global change (120 ECTS)||3 crédits|
|Master in oceanography (120 ECTS)||4 crédits|
Language(s) of instruction
Organisation and examination
Teaching in the first semester, review in January
Units courses prerequisite and corequisite
Prerequisite or corequisite units are presented within each program
Learning unit contents
Mathematical basic concepts and tools applied to the analysis and modeling of physical, biological and chemical aspects of the environment.
Length/time scales. Dimensionnal analysis. Interpolation. Dynamical modelling (ODE, Difference equations, PDE). Stability.
Learning outcomes of the learning unit
Introduction to the field of mathematical modelling.
Prerequisite knowledge and skills
Calculus and matrix algebra.
Planned learning activities and teaching methods
Lectures introducing the theoretical aspects + applications and exemples.
Mode of delivery (face-to-face ; distance-learning)
Recommended or required readings
Lecture notes available at http://www.mmm.ulg.ac.be/.
Assessment methods and criteria
A written test in january (first session).
An oral test in september (retake).
Département d'Astrophysique, Géophysique et Océanographie
MAST-FOCUS research group
Theory and applications
Lecture notes (in French).