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Antarctica in a Changing Climate

This course introduces participants to the ecological and physical characteristics of the Antarctic environment and Antarctic governance. It has a particular focus on current environmental policies in place to protect Antarctica and future policy and governance needs. The exceptional nature of the Antarctic climate and ecosystems will be explored, along with the current state and predictions based on further human-induced climate change. A suite of potential future implications of environmental change for Antarctic governance will also be examined.

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  • Antarctic educators and science communicators
  • Climate scientists
  • Conservationists
  • Ecologists
  • Environmental economists
  • Glaciologists
  • Humanities scholars and social scientists
  • Marine biologists
  • Meteorologists
  • Physicists
  • Policymakers and diplomats
  • Those interested in working in Antarctica
  • Those with an interest in science outreach

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Instructors Daniela Liggett, Adrian McDonald, Andrea Herbert
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Language English
Subjects Social Sciences Science
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Length 8 weeks
Effort 6 - 8 hours per week
Starts On Demand (Start anytime)
Cost $105
From University of Canterbury via edX
Instructors Daniela Liggett, Adrian McDonald, Andrea Herbert
Download Videos On all desktop and mobile devices
Language English
Subjects Social Sciences Science
Tags Environmental Studies

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