课程信息
The GlobalArctic MOOC introduces you the dynamics between global changes and changes in the Arctic. This course aims to highlight the effects of climate change in the Polar region. In turn, it will underline the impacts of a warmer Arctic on the planet Earth. For human civilization, the Arctic stands both as a laboratory and a warning for human kind. Besides, this course gives course followers an understanding of the key challenges and pathways to sustainable development in the Arctic region. This course is unique as it gathers several world’s experts for the first time to speak about the Arctic. Their respective inputs from different academic perspectives and disciplines offer a relevant and complete assessment of the Arctic region and its connection to the rest of the planet. At the end of the day, the course intends to offer in full scope the keys to understanding as the Arctic plays as a mirror of the human and geological dynamics....
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建议:4 weeks of study, 4-5 hours/week

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中级

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建议:4 weeks of study, 4-5 hours/week

完成时间大约为10 小时
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完成时间为 1 小时

Introduction to the MOOC

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1 个视频(共 6 分钟), 5 个阅读材料
Reading5 个阅读材料
Introduction and objectives10分钟
Evaluation10分钟
Certificate10分钟
Course discussions10分钟
Where to get help10分钟
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完成时间为 6 小时

WEEK 1 EARTH SYSTEM DYNAMICS

This first week aims to overlook the different effects of the climate change in the Arctic. And vice-versa, we will introduce and evaluate the effects of a warmer Arctic on the rest of the planet. Besides, lectures will raises consequences on the biodiversity and negative outcomes with pollutants in the Arctic region....
Reading
8 个视频(共 66 分钟), 7 个阅读材料, 6 个测验
Video8 个视频
Global warming and its effects on the Arctic10分钟
Climate effects of other pollutants (black carbon, methane)10分钟
Global warming, permafrost thawing and its effects on the Arctic14分钟
Impacts of global warming on Arctic biota9分钟
The effects of Arctic climate change on the Earth system9分钟
Impacts of Arctic climate change on the world9分钟
Conclusion to the Week 1分钟
Reading7 个阅读材料
Week description and objectives10分钟
Further reading10分钟
Further reading10分钟
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Further reading10分钟
Further reading10分钟
Further reading10分钟
Quiz5 个练习
Practice Quiz No.110分钟
Practice Quiz No.28分钟
Practice Quiz No.36分钟
Practice Quiz No.56分钟
Practice Quiz No.68分钟

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完成时间为 5 小时

WEEK 2 Arctic resources and the quest for them

In this second week, lecturers will expose various types of Arctic resources. Indeed, this week will highlight different resources exploited (fisheries, mining and so on) and the rush for new ones including tourism and O&G....
Reading
8 个视频(共 71 分钟), 7 个阅读材料, 7 个测验
Video8 个视频
Oil, gas and coal resources exploitation in the Arctic12分钟
2.3 Mineral resource exploitation in the Arctic12分钟
Arctic Fisheries in an uncertain future11分钟
The opening of the Arctic to commercial shipping8分钟
Infrastructure development and urbanization10分钟
Tourism13分钟
Conclusion to the week 21分钟
Reading7 个阅读材料
Week description and objectives10分钟
Further readings10分钟
Further readings10分钟
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Further readings10分钟
Further readings10分钟
Quiz6 个练习
Practice Quiz No.1分钟
Practice Quiz No.2分钟
Practice Quiz No.3分钟
Practice Quiz No.4分钟
Practice Quiz No.5分钟
Practice Quiz No.6分钟

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WEEK 3 The evolving image and significance of the Arctic from early colonization to the ultimate industrial frontier

This third week will tackle historical perception of the Arctic in the frame of the Anthropocene era. From early colonization under the Viking rule until the Chinese Polar Silk Road project, lectures will guide you through this evolving and transforming image and significance to the world....
Reading
7 个视频(共 57 分钟), 6 个阅读材料, 5 个测验
Video7 个视频
The Arctic as frontier15分钟
Early industrialization of the Arctic7分钟
The Arctic of the Cold War10分钟
The Post-Cold War Arctic7分钟
The Asian Arctic9分钟
Conclusion to the Week 33分钟
Reading6 个阅读材料
Week description and objectives10分钟
Further readings10分钟
Further readings10分钟
Further videos10分钟
Further readings10分钟
Further readings10分钟
Quiz4 个练习
Practice Quiz No.1分钟
Practice Quiz No.2分钟
Practice Quiz No.38分钟
Practice Quiz No.46分钟

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完成时间为 6 小时

WEEK 4 Actors and governance in the Arctic

Lectures in this fourth week will introduce the different stakeholders shaping the Arctic governance. Overall, lecturers will highlight the interdependency between the Arctic and the global governance and how it interact each other....
Reading
8 个视频(共 73 分钟), 7 个阅读材料, 6 个测验
Video8 个视频
The colonized Arctic and the indigenous peoples12分钟
Regional policy and governance10分钟
The Arctic 8 (Arctic Council and observers)12分钟
China and the Arctic11分钟
Europe and the Arctic11分钟
UNCLOS and legal regime in the Arctic9分钟
Conclusion to the Week 4 and Final Words3分钟
Reading7 个阅读材料
Week description10分钟
Further reading10分钟
Further reading10分钟
Further reading10分钟
Further reading10分钟
Further reading10分钟
Further reading10分钟
Quiz5 个练习
Practice Quiz No.14分钟
Practice Quiz No.210分钟
Practice Quiz No.410分钟
Practice Quiz No.510分钟
Practice Quiz No.68分钟

讲师

Matthias Finger

Professor
EPFL, ITPP, MIR, IGLUS Lab

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