This on-line course starts 15 October 2015 and presents a range of topics from the forefront of Arctic science including landscape formation, permafrost dynamics, glaciology, land-atmosphere links, ecology on land and in freshwaters and implications of change for the people of the North and the global community.
The course is arranged by Lektorium of St. Petersburg and Tomsk State University, Russia, together with the University of the Arctic and INTERACT, based on book INTERACT Stories of Arctic Science. The course is edited by Terry V. Callaghan and Hannele Savela from the INTERACT network of Arctic research stations, and presented by Terry V. Callaghan.
No prior knowledge is needed for taking the course or for viewing the lectures; all that is required is natural curiosity and willingness to invest time in understanding these environmental issues of global concern.
The course material can be used either as a resource for education to gain a course certificate, or for viewing out of general interest.
Read more about the course, and register to attend the course here