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Climate Change and Water in Mountains: A Global Concern (Coursera)

What is climate change? How are mountain regions affected by the evolution of water resources and their uses? What kind of risks need to be considered? Mountains are recognized as particularly sensitive physical environments where intense and rapid changes have in the past, and may increasingly in the future, [...]

Mountains 101 (Coursera)

Mountains 101­­ is a broad and integrated overview of the mountain world. This 12-lesson course covers an interdisciplinary field of study focusing on the physical, biological, and human dimensions of mountain places in Alberta, Canada, and around the world.

Water in the Western United States (Coursera)

Jun 13th 2022
Water in the Western United States (Coursera)
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This course combines an overview of the science behind water and climate in the Western United States with a survey of the major legal, political, and cultural issues focused on this precious resource.

Wasser in der Schweiz (Coursera)

Jun 6th 2022
Wasser in der Schweiz (Coursera)
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Wasser in der Schweiz. Tauchen Sie ein! Woher kommt das Wasser in der Schweiz? Was ist ein Jahrhunderthochwasser? Wie viel Wasser braucht die Schweiz? Warum ist Wasser so wichtig für die Schweiz? -- Wasser ist so zentral für unser tägliches Leben und trotzdem ist das Wissen über Wasser häufig [...]

Drainage in Agriculture: controlling water and salt levels in the soil (edX)

Get prepared for heavier rainfall and the increasing demand for food! The #1 Agricultural University of the world will teach you how to design and implement effective drainage systems in agriculture. You will learn how to create a perfect soil profile for optimal growing conditions for a crop and [...]

Des rivières et des hommes : hydrologie, hydraulique et géomorphologie (FUN)

Comprendre et prévoir le comportement des rivières aménagées est un enjeu essentiel pour protéger les populations et préserver durablement les ressources en eau. Ce cours est illustré par de nombreux cas d'études.

Computational Watershed Hydrology (edX)

Jan 10th 2022
Computational Watershed Hydrology (edX)
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Learn how to perform hydrologic analysis and modeling using real observations, geospatial data, and computational tools. Students in this class will learn how to access and process commonly used geospatial and temporal data such as the digital elevation model (DEM), land use, soil, streamflow and precipitation using geographic information [...]

Flood Risk Management (edX)

Understand the fundamentals of flood risk management and forecasting and learn how to implement ideas and measures to prevent damage. In the last decades, the reported damages caused by natural hazards increased tremendously. Flood risk management aims to prevent the loss of properties, assets and life caused by floods. [...]