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What you will learn

  • Articulate the drivers of the growing economic and strategic importance of the Arctic in the context of the environmental changes unfolding

  • Identify the impacts of the changing Arctic, both positive and negative, on the peoples of the North

Skills you will gain

Environmental StudiesEnergy EconomicsInternational RelationsOil & GasSustainability
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Approx. 10 hours to complete
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University of Colorado Boulder

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

2 hours to complete

Arctic Peoples, Governance, Economics and Geopolitics

2 hours to complete
6 videos (Total 72 min)
6 videos
The Arctic as a Homeland 27m
The Arctic Council7m
Arctic Demographics 9m
Economics - An Overview 10m
The Arctic and National Defense 8m
1 practice exercise
Arctic Peoples, Governance, Economics and Geopolitics30m
Week
2

Week 2

1 hour to complete

Marine Use of the Arctic

1 hour to complete
5 videos (Total 42 min)
5 videos
The Northern Sea Route 9m
The Northwest Passage 8m
Icebreakers - Nation by Nation7m
The International Polar Code 4m
1 practice exercise
Marine Use of the Arctic30m
Week
3

Week 3

1 hour to complete

Arctic Riches: Oil and Gas

1 hour to complete
4 videos (Total 37 min)
4 videos
Oil and Gas: Alaska, Beaufort and Chukchi Seas10m
Oil and Gas: Canada and Greenland 8m
Oil and Gas: Norway 8m
1 practice exercise
Arctic Riches: Oil and Gas30m
Week
4

Week 4

6 hours to complete

Beyond Oil and Gas

6 hours to complete
4 videos (Total 40 min)
4 videos
Fisheries 9m
Tourism 8m
Recent Events and Flash Points 11m
1 practice exercise
Beyond Oil and Gas 30m

About the Arctic Climate, Environ. & Geographies of a Changing North Specialization

Arctic Climate, Environ. & Geographies of a Changing North

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