2022-2023 / OCEA0033-1

Global changes and sea environment


15h Th, 15h Pr

Number of credits

 Master in oceanography (120 ECTS)3 crédits 


Anne Mouchet

Language(s) of instruction

French language

Organisation and examination

Teaching in the second semester


Schedule online

Units courses prerequisite and corequisite

Prerequisite or corequisite units are presented within each program

Learning unit contents

Learning outcomes of the learning unit

To learn about the role of the ocean in the climate system. How to use tracers (stable or radioactive isotopes) to interpret changes in past circulation, how to obtain information about present-day processes (rate of exchange with the atmosphere, characteristic time for the mixing of deep waters...).

Prerequisite knowledge and skills

Good knowledge of physical oceanography (as presented in the course OCEA00010-1 for example) is imperative. Should have knowledge of concepts of meteorology, chemistry and geochemistry. This course is for all oceanography students.

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Papers to read and comment

Mode of delivery (face to face, distance learning, hybrid learning)

5 lectures of 3h duration, 2d period.
Dates to be decided with the students.

Recommended or required readings

Will be available

Assessment methods and criteria

Any session :

- In-person

oral exam

- Remote

oral exam

- If evaluation in "hybrid"

preferred remote

Work placement(s)

Organizational remarks


Anne Mouchet

Association of one or more MOOCs

Items online

Notes et TP
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