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Evaluación de peligros y riesgos por fenómenos naturales (Coursera)

Reconocer el conocimiento básico sobre los factores físicos y sociales que condicionan el riesgo de una sociedad por fenómenos extremos de origen natural (sismos, huracanes, etc.) y promover las acciones necesarias para reducir el impacto de los desastres en una comunidad.

Planet Earth ... and You! (Coursera)

Earthquakes, volcanoes, mountain building, ice ages, landslides, floods, life evolution, plate motions—all of these phenomena have interacted over the vast expanses of deep time to sculpt the dynamic planet that we live on today. Planet Earth presents an overview of several aspects of our home, from a geological [...]

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 [...]

Seismology to Earthquake Engineering (Coursera)

This course ranges from the earth structure, the generation of earthquakes and seismic waves by faults to the seismic response of soils, foundations and structures as well as seismic risk. It is consequently aimed at undergraduates, graduates and professionals interested in engineering seismology, earthquake engineering or seismic risk. It [...]

Tsunamis and Storm Surges: Introduction to Coastal Disasters (edX)

Learn about natural coastal disasters and how you can help improve global disaster management. In 2011, a magnitude 9.0 earthquake triggered a major tsunami that devastated northeast Japan, killing more than 15,000 people and crippling a nuclear power plant. Natural disasters like this one can be seen throughout our [...]

Synthetic Aperture Radar: Hazards (edX)

The first MOOC about Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) remote sensing for disaster monitoring. Learn about weather and illumination-independent SAR remote sensing technology, and explore its applications to natural hazards including earthquakes, volcanic eruptions, and flooding.

Be Ready: Staying Safe During Disasters (FutureLearn)

Learn about the key preparedness actions you can take to stay safe during various disasters and extreme weather events. Discover what to do when disaster strikes. As extreme weather events continue to affect the lives of millions of people across the globe, it’s never been more important to know [...]