University of Colorado Boulder
Arctic Meltdown Specialization
University of Colorado Boulder

Arctic Meltdown Specialization

Sharpen Your Knowledge of the Changing Arctic. Master your knowledge of the Arctic, the rapid changes taking place, and their connections with Northern peoples, economies and geopolitics.

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Mark C. Serreze

Instructor: Mark C. Serreze

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Specialization - 3 course series

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What you'll learn

  • Mastering Arctic geography.

  • Understanding the pronounced and interconnected changes unfolding in the Arctic.

  • Recognizing intimate connections between the changing Arctic, Northern economies, peoples, and geopolitics.

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Specialization - 3 course series

Intro to the Arctic

Course 16 hours4.7 (25 ratings)

What you'll learn

  • 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

Skills you'll gain

Category: History
Category: oceanography
Category: Geography
Category: Climate Change
Category: Environmental Protection

Polar Peril

Course 26 hours

What you'll learn

  • Identify the rapid environmental changes unfolding in the Arctic, the processes underlying these changes, and how they are related to each other

  • Evaluate and critique the evidence for past climate changes in the Arctic and projections of change through the 21 st century

Skills you'll gain

Category: Environmental Studies
Category: arctic sustainability
Category: oceanography
Category: atmospheric science
Category: Climate Change

The North Awakens

Course 35 hours4.4 (13 ratings)

What you'll 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'll gain

Category: Environmental Studies
Category: International Relations
Category: Sustainability
Category: Oil & Gas
Category: Energy Economics

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Mark C. Serreze
University of Colorado Boulder
3 Courses2,724 learners

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