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The Arctic as a System (Coursera)

In this course you will first learn about the Arctic as a geographic region, the peoples the Arctic, and the long history of Arctic settlement and exploration. Attention then turns to key features of the Arctic environment – its climate and weather, features of the ocean, sea ice, lands [...]
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The Changing Arctic (Coursera)

What will I learn? After taking this course you will have an understanding of Arctic landscapes, how they were formed and how they are changing. You will also learn how scientists from countries around the North are working together to understand how these changes will affect the People of [...]
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Global Warming I: The Science and Modeling of Climate Change (Coursera)

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 [...]
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The Dynamic Earth: A Course for Educators (Coursera)

The AMNH course The Dynamic Earth: A Course for Educators provides students with an overview of the origin and evolution of the Earth. Informed by the recently released Next Generation Science Standards, this course examines geological time scales, radiometric dating, and how scientists “read the rocks.” We will explore [...]
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Discovering Science: Atmospheric Chemistry (FutureLearn)

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Discovering Science: Atmospheric Chemistry (FutureLearn)
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What can we learn about Earth, and other planets in and beyond our solar system, by studying their atmospheres? Learn about the role that radiation and greenhouse gases play in our understanding of atmospheric chemistry. As levels of CO2 in the atmosphere increase, you will discover the solutions scientists [...]
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Air pollution: causes and impacts (edX)

This MOOC focuses on issues related to air quality. Learn the basics of air pollution and its environmental, health, social and economical effects to better understand and address this problem. Air pollution is a major and global concern, arising for the most part from human activities. Air pollutants can [...]
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Water quality and the biogeochemical engine (edX)

Learn about how the quality of water is a direct result of complex bio-geo-chemical interactions, and about how to use these processes to mitigate water quality issues. Interested in environmental issues, but unsure where to start? This is the course for you! High quality water, to be provided for [...]
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Monitoring Atmospheric Composition (FutureLearn)

The composition of our atmosphere is vital for life. Find out how we keep track of it, and what we’re doing to protect it. Explore the technologies we use to observe, measure and forecast the atmosphere. The composition of our planet’s atmosphere is a delicate balance - even the [...]
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Sensing Planet Earth - From Core to Outer Space (edX)

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Sensing Planet Earth - From Core to Outer Space (edX)
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Is the earth flat? Will this year be the hottest year ever? How fast is the rain forest disappearing? … Learn about the crucial tools for measuring and monitoring our planet. In this course, we will take you on a virtual journey covering different Earth observation tools. In the [...]
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