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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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Wind Energy (Coursera)

How tall is a modern wind turbine and how can it possibly generate power from the wind? This course gives an overview of key aspects in wind energy engineering. Whether you are looking for general insight in this green technology or your ambition is to pursue a career in [...]
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Sustainable Energy: Design a Renewable Future (edX)

Learn how to make the transition to 100% renewable energy from wind, solar and biomass for electricity, heat and fuels for a sustainable future. A transition to sustainable energy is needed for our climate and welfare. In this engineering course, you will learn how to assess the potential for [...]
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Backyard Meteorology: The Science of Weather (edX)

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Backyard Meteorology: The Science of Weather (edX)
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Learn to forecast the weather just by looking out your window. The weather forecasts we see every day are based on an army of meteorological sensing networks and intensive computer modeling. Before the rise of these technologies, predictions were made by methods like discerning cloud formations and wind [...]
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Come Rain or Shine: Understanding the Weather (FutureLearn)

Understand and explore the physical processes behind the weather. Weather affects our lives almost every day through what we wear, what we eat and what we do. But why is it rainy, windy or sometimes even sunny? Explore some of the physical processes driving UK weather systems and get [...]
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Intro to Sustainability (Canvas.net)

This course provides an introduction to the environmental aspects of sustainability, including renewable energy techniques, the impact of nonrenewable sources, air quality, storm water management, land use, and the built environment.
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