Lecture - Earth System Science & Anthropocene

 

Lecture dates and topics:

Lecture: Tuesday, 16.15-17.45h, Potsdam Golm, House 5, Room 1.08

Tutorials: Tuesday, 18:00-19:30h, Potsdam Golm, House 5, Room 1.08 (starting on 26.04.)

Provisional topics of the lectures:

  1. 19.04.2022 - Introduction to the module & The Anthropocene
  2. 26.04.2022 - Climate tipping elements, their interactions and quantitative modeling
  3. 03.05.2022 - Climate and World-Earth system modeling
  4. 10.05.2022 - Conceptual models for World-Earth system analysis I
  5. 17.05.2022 - Conceptual models for World-Earth system analysis II
  6. 24.05.2022 - Milestone presentations of the tutorial projects
  7. 30.05.2022 - Earth system dynamics, complex adaptive systems and resilience (note the date shift of the lecture to Monday, 14:30-16:00 in room TBD; the tutorial will take place on Tuesday 31.05. from 16:16-17:45 in House 5 room 1.08)
  8. 07.06.2022 - The planetary boundaries framework
  9. 14.06.2022 - Complex systems methods for studying complex climate and socio-ecological systems
  10. 21.06.2022 - Safe operating space: control theoretic approaches: geocybernetics, viability theory and the topology of sustainable management
  11. 28.06.2022 - Planetary boundaries in policy and transformations for reaching safe climate landing zones
  12. 05.07.2022 - TBD
  13. 12.07.2022 - Theory, measurement and modeling of Earth system resilience
  14. 19.07.2022 - Social tipping processes
  15. 26.07.2022 - Final presentations of tutorial projects

Lecture slides, tutorial projects and additional literature will be stored in the PIK-Cloud and are linked here.

Tutorials

Niklas Kitzmann