Impacts of climate change – Heavy rainfall events and floods in Africa
Heavy rainfall events and the resulting floods are global phenomena that have occurred with increasing frequency and greater intensity in recent years. The students will examine this impact of climate change for Africa.
• Basics of floods as a weather phenomenon
• Changes in the severity and frequency of floods
• Floods and their impacts
• The correlation with climate change
Information and ideas:
Links related to the research task are provided in the link list of the same name. Links related to floods around the world are provided in the “Climate change” link list.