Astronomy Courses & Education for first-timers.University Certificates
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University Certificate in Sun, Earth and Climate Course - VSASUN501
In this course you will be introduced to the Sun and the Earth as complex systems, and how they interact to produce the environment we live in. Alongside detailed course notes your studies will include a mixture of theoretical and observational approaches with data-based and observational exercises.
Modules on this Astronomy Course:
Sun, Earth and Climate - AA1058
Starting with an exploration of the Sun, Earth and Climate as complex systems, this module then looks at the interactions that cause them to be interlinked. You will study developments on astronomical, geological, historical and annual time scales and gain an understanding of the context of such matters as climate change and space weather. Practical exercises extend this understanding and develop appropriate scientific skills.
Tutor: Silvia Dalla
Level: 1 Credits: 20