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The GlobalArctic MOOC introduces you the dynamics between global changes and changes in the Arctic.
- Level: Intermediate
- Commitment: 4 weeks of study, 4-5 hours/week
- Language: English
- How To Pass: Pass all graded assignments to complete the course.
Taught by: Matthias Finger, Professor EPFL, ITPP, MIR, IGLUS Lab
This course aims to highlight the effects of climate change in the Polar region. In turn, it will underline the impacts of a warmer Arctic on the planet Earth. For human civilization, the Arctic stands both as a laboratory and a warming for human kind. Besides, this course gives students an understanding of the key challenges and pathways to sustainable development in the Arctic region.
The course is committed for a transdisciplinary approach. The course is structured in four weeks as follows:
The Arctic in the Earth system