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Learn how to apply systems thinking to improve the environmental sustainability of food production systems. Understanding and working with the complexity of sustainable food production systems requires training in different disciplines and an approach that can address this complexity at the system level.

Average: 9 (1 vote)
Feb 27th 2017

Cleaning up the large number of groundwater contamination sites is a significant and complex environmental challenge. The environmental industry is continuously looking for remediation methods that are both effective and cost-efficient. Over the past 10 years there have been amazing, important developments in our understanding of key attenuation processes and technologies for evaluating natural attenuation processes, and a changing institutional perspective on when and where Monitored Natural Attenuation (MNA) may be applied.

Average: 5 (2 votes)
Feb 27th 2017

Learn about diverse and integrated markets for primary energy, and the essential considerations driving business leaders and policy makers in development of global energy resources.

Average: 2 (1 vote)
Feb 27th 2017

Learn about the best environmental technologies for a sustainable development and how they are managed in various settings around the world.

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Feb 27th 2017

In this course, the second in the Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Specialization, you will go in-depth with common data types (such as raster and vector data), structures, quality and storage during four week-long modules.

Average: 4.6 (5 votes)
Feb 27th 2017

Apply your GIS knowledge in this course on geospatial analysis, focusing on analysis tools, 3D data, working with rasters, projections, and environment variables. Through all four weeks of this course, we'll work through a project together - something unique to this course - from project conception, through data retrieval, initial data management and processing, and finally to our analysis products.

Average: 9.5 (2 votes)
Feb 27th 2017

How tall is a modern wind turbine and how can it possibly generate power from the wind? This course gives an overview of key aspects in wind energy engineering. Whether you are looking for general insight in this green technology or your ambition is to pursue a career in wind energy engineering, 'Wind Energy' is an excellent starting point.

Average: 6.7 (3 votes)
Feb 27th 2017

En este curso, el estudiante aprenderá las bases de la ciencia oceanográfica. Cómo se clasifica y se ha formado el fondo marino, cómo funcionan los actuales sistemas de análisis del mar por satélite, la química del océano y los procesos que han llevado a su formación.

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Feb 27th 2017

Welcome to the last course of the specialization (unless your continuing on to the capstone project, of course!). Using the knowledge you’ve learned about ArcGIS, complete technical tasks such raster calculations and suitability analysis. In this class you will become comfortable with spatial analysis and applications within GIS during four week-long modules.

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Feb 27th 2017

Conçu conjointement par le think-tank Ecolo-Ethik et ESCP Europe, ce MOOC se propose de vous aider à dépasser les idées reçues sur l’écologie, dans le souci d’une démarche ouverte et multiple. A ce titre, de grands experts reconnus interviendront pour illustrer, approfondir et enrichir les différentes thématiques.

Average: 9.5 (2 votes)
Feb 27th 2017

In this course, featuring many researchers at the University of Zurich, you will learn about the amazing diversity of biological organisms in the world around us. You will discover the field of "biodiversity science", experience the countless forms that biodiversity takes, look at the values and importance of this diversity, understand the processes that create and maintain diversity, and hear about how biodiversity is distributed across the Earth. You will also experience how biodiversity is threatened, and what conservation, management, and individual actions can do for its protection. Having been equipped with such knowledge through the course, we encourage you to take action, however small, to positively influence the future of biodiversity, and thereby become a Biodiversity Ambassador.

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Feb 27th 2017

Learn how climate change, technology and regulation are changing modern building design and professional practice in construction. Trends such as climate change, technology and regulation are changing modern building design, as well as the professional practices of the architecture, engineering and construction (AEC) industry. This free online course explores these trends, highlighting how higher education (HE) and the construction sector can work together to address them.

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Feb 21st 2017

Un MOOC, desarrollado en colaboración con la Universidad de los Andes de Colombia (UNIANDES), donde diferentes visiones y profesiones se unen para construir alternativas que ayudan a comprender la crisis mundial del agua. Si en el mundo existe tanta agua dulce, 35 millones de km3 para ser exactos… ¿cómo es posible que hoy más de 750 millones de personas no tengan acceso al agua? Al mismo tiempo, el continente Americano cuenta con el 31% de las reservas de agua dulce del mundo. ¿Es posible que los países que conforman América Latina puedan aprovechar esta situación y transformarla en una gran oportunidad?

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Feb 20th 2017

This course is designed to introduce students to the issues of energy in the 21st century – including food and fuels – which are inseparably linked – and will discuss energy production and utilization from the biology, engineering, economics, climate science, and social science perspectives.

Average: 4.8 (8 votes)
Feb 20th 2017

This class describes the science of global warming and the forecast for humans’ impact on Earth’s climate. Intended for an audience without much scientific background but a healthy sense of curiosity, the class brings together insights and perspectives from physics, chemistry, biology, earth and atmospheric sciences, and even some economics—all based on a foundation of simple mathematics (algebra).

Average: 5.5 (11 votes)
Feb 20th 2017

Ce cours constitue la seconde partie d'un enseignement consacré aux bases théoriques et pratiques des systèmes d’information géographique. - Il propose une introduction aux systèmes d’information géographique qui ne requiert pas de connaissances préalables en informatique. - Il donne la possibilité d’acquérir rapidement les notions de base qui vous permettent de créer des bases de données spatiales et de fabriquer des cartes géographiques. - Il s’agit d’un cours pratique qui repose sur l’utilisation de logiciels libres, notamment QGIS.

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Feb 20th 2017

Organisé en deux parties, ce cours présente les bases théoriques et pratiques des systèmes d’information géographique. - Il propose une introduction aux systèmes d’information géographique qui ne requiert pas de connaissances préalables en informatique - Il donne la possibilité d’acquérir rapidement les notions de base qui vous permettent de créer des bases de données spatiales et de fabriquer des cartes géographiques - Il s’agit d’un cours pratique qui repose sur l’utilisation de logiciels libres, notamment QGIS.

Average: 1 (1 vote)
Feb 20th 2017

This course explores the challenges faced by developing country governments wanting to grow their economies in a climate friendly way, and addresses the complexity inherent in lifting societies out of poverty while also mitigating greenhouse gas emissions. Presented by Prof Harald Winkler, director of UCT’s Energy Research Centre and colleagues from the Mitigation Action Plans & Scenarios (MAPS) Programme, the course covers facilitation process techniques, energy modelling, scenario building, innovation and policy. Whether you are a climate change practitioner, work in development or are simply curious about how climate mitigation is understood, this course will give you an insight into the complex process of how countries from the South pursue development goals while addressing climate mitigation.

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Feb 20th 2017

How does language help us develop our relationship with nature and determine the rights of access and ownership?

Average: 10 (2 votes)
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Learn the basic principles and characteristics of biochemical technology in water and wastewater treatment engineering. Biochemical technology in water and wastewater treatment engineering is essential in the field of water treatment. In this environmental studies course you will learn the basic principles and characteristics of biochemical technology.

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