The course offers a basic knowledge scientifically updated on the climatic change which occurred on the earth during the last two millions of years, involving methodological approach and facts. The anthropogenic and natural causes behind this change are highlighted. Applications in related scientific fields ( Applied Geology, Environment Protection, Rescue Archaeology) are also discussed.
Expected learning outcomes
The student will learn the climatic change occurred during Quaternary and will be aware to understand the present debate about the causes of the global warming and more in general about the role of human influence on natural processes. Furthermore he will be able to apply these skills to the research on natural and archaeological context