''A problem well-put is half-solved.''
– J. Dewey
This course covers principles of snow physics, snow hydrology, snow-atmosphere interaction and snow modeling. It transmits sound understanding of physical processes within the snow and at its interfaces with the atmosphere and the ground, including field, laboratory, and modeling techniques.
The course provides an introduction to the physical and chemical processes that govern the atmospheric dynamics at small and large scales. The basis is laid for an in depth understanding of our atmospheric environment and the climate system.
This course helps students acquire basic knowledge of the main concepts and equations of fluid mechanics and develop the skills necessary to work effectively in professional engineering practice.
The course prepares to a field work in The Russian Arctic. It develops skills and competences related to project conception, management and teamwork.
The course prepares to a field work about the impact of climate change in the Russian Arctic. It develops skills and competences related to project conception and management, teamwork and intercultural relations.
The ENAC School offers a series of ENAC Weeks to the students of all three Sections on various territory-related themes. Through a practical project, the students will tackle a specific issue to be situated, analyzed and represented in a multidisciplinary fashion.