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Online Course: Introduction to Water and Climate (EDX)

 edx-logo-header This course will cover six main topics: 1) global water cycle; 2) water systems ( flows of water and sand in different riverine, coastal and ocean systems); 3)water and climate change (mechanisms of climate change and interplay of climate change, sea level, clouds, rainfall and future weather); 4) interventions (engineering interventions for rivers, coast and urban environment); 5) water resource management (importance of water for food and water for cities; possibilities and limitations of reservoirs and groundwater); 6) challenges to better understanding and adapting to the impacts of climate change on water for the coming 50 years.

Course starts: 26th August 2014 (8 weeks).

Training Organisation: 
edX
Type of Organisation: 
Online
Organisation website: 
https://www.edx.org/course/delftx/delftx-ctb3300wcx-introduction-water-2091#.U5Jap_mSzX4
Training Duration: 
8 weeks
Training Frequency: 
On Demand