814306 Characteristics of climate in Austria

Semester hours
Lecturer (assistant)
Weihs, Philipp
Offered in
Wintersemester 2023/24
Languages of instruction


Charcteristics of the climate Austrias and study of the causes of regional characteristics. Impact of climate on vegetation, on some branches of industry such as agriculture, forestry, energy industry and transport; Gains from climate (e.g. healthy climate, tourism) and dangers (avalanches, land slides, floods) as a function of time and place. Possible impacts of climate change in Austria; Availability and representativness of data; Measurements networks in Austria

Previous knowledge expected

Objective (expected results of study and acquired competences)

Understanding of factors that influence the regional climate in Austria.

Realize the impact of climate on the environment, agriculture, humans, vegetation and renewable energies.
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