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Observing Earth From Space (FutureLearn)

Jul 12th 2021
Observing Earth From Space (FutureLearn)
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Find out how the Earth is observed by hundreds of satellites, how they do it, and what this means for the future. Gain insight into how satellite data is used to monitor the Earth. There are now over 600 satellites observing the Earth, with hundreds more to be launched over the next decade. ​
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Exploring Our Oceans (FutureLearn)

Explore the half of our world covered by deep ocean, and how our lives affect the hidden face of our planet. Discover how you can play a part in the safe keeping of the future of our ocean. What lies in the half of our world covered by water [...]
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Beneath the Blue: The Importance of Marine Sediments (FutureLearn)

Sep 21st 2020
Beneath the Blue: The Importance of Marine Sediments (FutureLearn)
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Understand the importance of our planet's seafloor and get an introduction to the exciting field of ocean science. Discover fascinating seafloor habitats and learn how humans affect them. Exactly what lies beneath our oceans? Why is the sea floor, and its marine sediments, so important? And how are humans [...]
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Shipwrecks and Submerged Worlds: Maritime Archaeology (FutureLearn)

Learn how maritime archaeology investigates our changing relationship with the world’s oceans and seas, from 2.5 million years ago until today. People have explored and depended on the oceans of our planet for millennia. During that time the geography of our world has changed radically as coastal regions have [...]
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Monitoring the Oceans from Space (FutureLearn)

Explore our oceans from space. Discover how Earth observation allows us to monitor ocean health, and inform policy and planning. This free online course will provide an introduction to ocean monitoring Earth Observation (EO) satellite data, and its uses, types and challenges. It will explain how the data is [...]
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