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Sep 25th 2017

Water management today is faced with new challenges such as climate change or the effects of human activity. Public and private stakeholders who are active in this field must develop new ways to better manage the water cycle "as a whole". The objective of this MOOC is to develop an understanding of the problems related to water management.

Average: 6.3 (4 votes)
Sep 11th 2017

This subject explores the world of water management on a drying planet. In this subject you will take the journey of water - how it began, and its availability today in light of global warming and urbanisation. You will see that the natural environment is reaching a threshold, and the impact that has for us and the water supplies that we rely on. We will answer the questions -what are organisations and policy makers doing to secure our water future? How is society working together towards climate resilience?

Average: 4.4 (10 votes)
Sep 6th 2017

Water is a crucial element in climate and for society. Find out about the latest engineering interventions for water management in rivers, coasts and the urban environment. Water is essential for life on Earth and of crucial importance for society. Water also plays a major role in affecting climate. Its natural cycle, from ocean to atmosphere by evaporation, then by precipitation back to land returning via rivers and aquifers to the oceans, has a decisive impact on regional and global climate patterns.

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Sep 4th 2017

Aujourd’hui la gestion de l’eau se trouve confrontée à de nouveaux défis tels que le changement climatique ou les conséquences des activités anthropiques. Les acteurs publics ou privés dans ce domaine doivent développer de nouvelles compétences pour mieux gérer le cycle de l’eau « dans son ensemble ».

Average: 6 (2 votes)
Sep 5th 2016

El presente curso trata de estudiar los aspectos geológicos y técnicos, relacionados con el agua en las islas oceánicas, incluyendo la gestión de los recursos explotados, tomando como ejemplo al archipiélago Canario en España.

Average: 10 (5 votes)
May 2nd 2016

Learn how water can be used in the planning of cities to improve liveability in the face of climate change and population growth. Water plays a central role in almost every aspect of our urban environment and quality of life in our cities. Alarmingly, the combined impacts of rapid population growth and climate change are now posing a severe threat to the liveability and resilience of our cities.

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Sep 29th 2015

Tufts University presents how to promote safe water conservation and implement sustainable solutions in order to improve public health.

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Learn from Tufts University about the provision of safe water, sanitation and sustainability to improve global public health.

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May 26th 2014

This course will examine current conditions and trends in water and sanitation services in the Global South. Within it we will take a critical look at the underlying political, economic, social, and technical reasons why almost a billion people lack access to improved water supplies and almost 2 billion still do not have improved sanitation services.

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