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About the Course

In this course you will first learn about the Arctic as a geographic region, the peoples the Arctic, and the long history of Arctic settlement and exploration. Attention then turns to key features of the Arctic environment – its climate and weather, features of the ocean, sea ice, lands and the Greenland Ice Sheet, and some of the rapid changes being observed. Learning Objectives: Appreciate the long history of the Arctic and its peoples. Recognize and recall the physical geography of the Arctic, including major features of the Arctic Ocean and Arctic lands. Describe the key climate and environmental elements of the Arctic, including its sea ice cover, patterns of temperature, precipitation, snow cover, land ice, permafrost and vegetation, the physical processes giving rise to these features, and how they are changing....

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By Antonio g d

Feb 2, 2021

It is a great course on the Arctic and its consequences on the earth as it influences the Northern Hemisphere

By Cindy K

Mar 11, 2021

I am from Canada's Arctic and learned more about sea ice formation because I am from an area of freshwater. It was interesting to learn about ocean salinity, reading weather maps, and learning more about other areas of the Arctic like Russia and Norway.

By Hannah A

Jul 25, 2023

Really excellent professor that explains concepts clearly and concisely without necessarily needed a lot of previous information in order to understand. Truly one of the better courses I've taken thru Coursera.

By Gretchen M

Jun 1, 2022

I learned a great deal about the Arctic and enjoyed the lectures.

By Ekaterina

May 20, 2021

Очень интересный и крутой курс! Большое спасибо!

By Jan H

Feb 8, 2021

Good overview, well taught but perhaps a wee bit repetitious

By Dhruv B

Dec 24, 2022

lot of improvement needed