Our Earth: Its Climate, History, and Processes

 with  David Schultz
Develop a greater appreciation for how the air, water, land, and life formed and have interacted over the last 4.5 billion years.


Building Blocks of Earth’s Climate System

Formation, evolution, and processes of the solid Earth

Water in Earth’s Climate System: Oceans, Atmosphere, and Cryosphere

Life, and its Effect on Earth’s Climate System

Build Your Own Earth and Conclusion

4 Student
Cost Free Online Course
Provider Coursera
Language English
Certificates Paid Certificate Available
Hours 5-8 hours a week
Calendar 5 weeks long
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This is a well organised, well presented, well paced course. It's very informative. Our questions are answered promptly on the discussion pages. It has 2 fantastic complementary features: Google Earth Tour and Build Your Own Earth. Brilliant.

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