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Wind resources for renewable energies (Coursera)

The main goal of this course is to get the necessary knowledge on atmospheric and fluid dynamics in order to quantify the wind resource of a local or regional area. We’ll learn about basic meteorology, the specific dynamics of turbulent boundary layers and some standard techniques to estimate wind [...]
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Politics and Economics of International Energy (Coursera)

Energy issues have always been important in international relations, but in recent years may have become even more important than in the past due to the widespread awareness of existing limits to energy sources and negative climate impacts. The course discusses global trends in energy consumption and production, various [...]
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Bioeconomy: How Renewable Resources Can Help the Future of Our Planet (FutureLearn)

Jul 26th 2021
Bioeconomy: How Renewable Resources Can Help the Future of Our Planet (FutureLearn)
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Explore the sustainable technologies, strategies, and careers helping the world transition to a biobased economy. Investigate how you can utilise renewable resources. With a predicted global population of nine billion people in 2050, a well-documented climate crisis, and a global food waste problem, the world needs to [...]
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Energy Supply Systems for Buildings (edX)

Discover how to convert natural resources into heat, cold and electricity, what the capabilities of renewable systems are, how to match energy supply with buildings’ energy demand, and what that means for energy efficiency and carbon emissions. In this course, you will discover the supply side of buildings’ energy [...]
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Understanding Energy Storage: The Battery Revolution (FutureLearn)

Mar 30th 2020
Understanding Energy Storage: The Battery Revolution (FutureLearn)
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Explore the world of energy storage and understand the role of batteries. With more energy coming from renewable sources and a rising demand for stable energy supply, the world needs flexible energy storage. Batteries might be the answer.
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GEONATURA: Applied Geomatics to Social and Environmental Issues

Nov 19th 2018
GEONATURA: Applied Geomatics to Social and Environmental Issues
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The GEONATURA MOOC aims to develop training and vocational guidance in Geographic Information Systems (GIS) applied to various socioenvironmental issues of interest to society. This is a European Erasmus + project, Strategic Partnerships for higher education, involving 4 universities: U Nova de Lisboa, U Delft, U Firenze and U [...]
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Promoviendo el Desarrollo sostenible: manejo de recursos naturales con enfoque de adaptación al cambio climático (Miríada X)

El curso tiene como objetivo brindar al participante un panorama general acerca de la Gestión Estratégica de los Recursos Naturales Renovables, los servicios ambientales y el cambio climático, desde la gestión territorial.
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Natural Resources Management (UiB)

While there exists much relevant knowledge about natural resources, they are frequently mismanaged, sometimes with dramatic consequences for those involved. In this course you build solid intuitive understanding of various natural resources. You also develop the skills and competencies needed for proper management. The course makes use of animations, [...]
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