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Arctic System Sciences

06.11.2017
Education

The course is designed to give the participants an in-depth understanding of climate related changes in the Arctic and their cascading effects from the physical system to societal consequences. The overarching purpose is to provide the participants with insights, tools, and skills to analyze the Arctic system at an interdisciplinary level. For instance the biological, governmental, safety, political, health, and insurance aspects of an oil spill in the Arctic. The course comprises an introduction to the Arctic Earth system, its biological and geological components, societal, health, and cultural related issues and their role in a globalized world. 

Course start date
02.07.2018
Course end date
15.07.2018
Registration deadline
15.03.2018
Organisation
Aarhus University (AU)
Department
Arctic Research Centre (ARC)
Department of Geoscience
Department of Bioscience
Field of study
Natural science
Course Level
Master
Course topic
Atmospheric science
Biogeochemistry
Biology
Chemistry
Climate research
Culture & history
Environmental science
Geology
Geoscience
Glacier - ocean coupling
Governance & political science
Atmosphere - ocean coupling
Oceanography
Oil in sea ice
Sea ice
Snow
Teaching language
English
Teaching place
Arctic Research Centre
Teaching country
Denmark
ECTS/Credits
5
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