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What will I learn? After taking this course you will have an understanding of Arctic landscapes, how they were formed and how they are changing. You will also learn how scientists from countries around the North are working together to understand how these changes will affect the People of the North and the global community. You will experience a range of scientific topics, up-to-date-methods for understanding our environment, and the current consensus views on the future of the Arctic environment. Do I need prior knowledge? No prior knowledge is needed for this course; participants should only come equipped with natural curiosity and a willingness to invest time in understanding an environmental issue of global concern. The terms and concepts are targeted at an educated public, not specialists, but resources will be provided so those who are motivated can explore some issues in more depth....
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完成時間為 1 小時

Welcome to the Сourse

This module represents the course content and its author as well as contains the additional materials to the course...
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2 個視頻(共 5 分鐘), 6 個閱讀材料
Video2 個視頻
About the university2分鐘
Reading6 個閱讀材料
About the author of the course Terry V. Callaghan10分鐘
About the course team10分鐘
The Man, the Myth, The Legend: professor Terry V.Callaghan and His 3M Concept10分鐘
Welcome to INTERACT10分鐘
Recommended readings and open-access journals10分鐘
Entering questionnaire10分鐘
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完成時間為 16 分鐘

What is the Arctic, where is it and why should we be interested in it?

This module will introduce the INTERACT basis of the course and brief description as well as give different definitions of the Arctic, characteristics of the Arctic, peoples of the Arctic, Ecosystem Services and global connections....
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1 個視頻(共 12 分鐘), 1 個測驗
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What is the Arctic, where is it and why should we be interested in it?4分鐘
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完成時間為 18 分鐘

Changing landforms: the legacy of glaciers and permafrost

In this module we will talk about glacial erosion, moraines, ice dams and tsunamis....
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1 個視頻(共 14 分鐘), 1 個測驗
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Changing landforms: the legacy of glaciers and permafrost4分鐘

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完成時間為 20 分鐘

Permafrost and its effects

In this module you will learn about permafrost characteristics, changes and effects on landscapes, hydrology and infrastructure....
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1 個視頻(共 12 分鐘), 1 個測驗
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Permafrost and its effects8分鐘
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Snow and ice

This module will introduce changing snow conditions, snow as an insulator, pollutants in snow, life in snow, melting ice, glacier dynamics and effects....
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2 個視頻(共 20 分鐘), 1 個測驗
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Lecture 5. Glaciers9分鐘
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Snow and ice10分鐘

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完成時間為 16 分鐘

Land-atmosphere linkages

This module represents examples of biogeochemical and biogeophysical feedbacks to climate and what a feedback is. In this module we discuss carbon dioxide, methane, volatile organic compounds, albedo, energy exchange....
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1 個視頻(共 12 分鐘), 1 個測驗
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Land-atmosphere linkages4分鐘
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Life on cold lands

This module is dedicated to the arctic life zone, arctic plants and animals, population cycles, species interactions, the “greening” of the Arctic....
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1 個視頻(共 18 分鐘), 1 個測驗
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Life on cold lands10分鐘

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完成時間為 18 分鐘

Life in cold waters

In this module we will talk about high latitude lakes as indicators of environmental change past and present, changes in lake ice; the importance of water colour; wet surfaces and microbes, water plants and animals....
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1 個視頻(共 12 分鐘), 1 個測驗
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Life in cold waters6分鐘
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完成時間為 18 分鐘

The People of the Arctic

In this module you will learn about what changes in the Arctic mean do for the People of the Arctic and how they can work with scientists....
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1 個視頻(共 14 分鐘), 1 個測驗
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The People of the Arctic4分鐘
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創建者 GTJul 28th 2017

Everyone should take this course! A wonderful exploration of a breathtaking region. Presented by an eminent polar scientist who has contributed much field research to extend our understanding.

創建者 SGNov 11th 2016

Great information from the lectures and great photo's of the Arctic, the free downloadable book is an extra bonus and helps with the quiz questions, well done Terry and team..

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Terry V. Callaghan

Professor of Botany, Honorary Doctor

關於 National Research Tomsk State University

National Research Tomsk State University is the largest classical university in the Asian part of Russia. For over 135 years TSU has been training the scientific and managerial elite, based on the integration of academic process and fundamental scientific research. It is a renowned center of education, science, innovations and attraction for creative talents, a generator of advanced ideas, and a paragon of adherence to the best traditions of Russian higher education. There are 23 departments and learning institutes, 1 University branch, Institute of Distance Education, Institute of Innovations in Education operating at TSU, and more than 17,000 students studying at the University, with 135 subject areas and specialties to choose from. TSU offers 136 Master’s programmes in 55 areas of academic studies and counting. The number of international students is constantly increasing, now with more than 1300 TSU students coming from countries such as the USA, UK, Germany, France, Australia, Italy, Poland, Mongolia, China, Vietnam, Korea, Columbia, Turkey and others....

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  • Once you enroll for a Certificate, you’ll have access to all videos, quizzes, and programming assignments (if applicable). Peer review assignments can only be submitted and reviewed once your session has begun. If you choose to explore the course without purchasing, you may not be able to access certain assignments.

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