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Courses in Environmental Sciences in Iceland

The different topics covered in an environmental sciences program all center on studying the environment and solving related issues. These may include animal migration patterns, pollution control, global climate change and alternative energy systems. Students may take courses in biology, ecology, chemistry and geology.One characteristic of Iceland's higher education system is a four-year course. A… Read more

The different topics covered in an environmental sciences program all center on studying the environment and solving related issues. These may include animal migration patterns, pollution control, global climate change and alternative energy systems. Students may take courses in biology, ecology, chemistry and geology.

One characteristic of Iceland's higher education system is a four-year course. After completion of undergraduate degree, The University of Icleand often have scholarships for those students who may want to further studies to master’s and doctorate levels. It is based in Vesturbær, Reykjavik and was founded in 1911.

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Ísafjörður, Iceland

The course in Communicating Climate Change mainly focuses on climate change and sustainable development through media coverage (print media and visual media). The aim of the c ... +

The course in Communicating Climate Change mainly focuses on climate change and sustainable development through media coverage (print media and visual media). The aim of the course is threefold: to equip students with (1) an understanding of the role of media and the impact it has in shaping current discourses on the topic of climate change and sustainable development, and (2) skills for systematic and critical evaluation of current climate change discourses and (3) ability to select an effective communication style for intended target groups. -
Courses
Full-time
2 weeks
English
Aug 2021
Campus
 
Ísafjörður, Iceland

This Course in Environmental Assessment (EIA and SEA) introduces concepts and methodologies of environmental impact assessment (EIA) and strategic environmental assessment (SE ... +

This Course in Environmental Assessment (EIA and SEA) introduces concepts and methodologies of environmental impact assessment (EIA) and strategic environmental assessment (SEA). As well, it reviews past environmental impact studies ... -
Courses
Full-time
English
Aug 2021
Campus
 
Ísafjörður, Iceland

The course focuses on oceanic and coastal environments, emphasising the relationship between physical processes and management strategies. The physical environment, i.e. waves ... +

The course focuses on oceanic and coastal environments, emphasising the relationship between physical processes and management strategies. The physical environment, i.e. waves, currents, sediment movement, beaches, erosion/deposition mechanisms, as well as potential consequences of sea-level rise and global warming, is integrated with anthropogenic dimensions, i.e. usage, coastal defence, pollution (e.g. persistent marine debris) and resource exploitation. The course also gives students an understanding of the consequences of human interactions with both marine and coastal environments as well as an introduction to quantitative techniques for data processing, measuring and data presentation in the field of coastal and marine management. -
Courses
Full-time
2 weeks
English
Aug 2021
Campus
 

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Ísafjörður, Iceland

The course Pollution in the Coastal Arctic introduces students to the chemistry related to contamination in the coastal zone. Chemical interactions in the interface of the sea ... +

The course Pollution in the Coastal Arctic introduces students to the chemistry related to contamination in the coastal zone. Chemical interactions in the interface of the sea, land, and air will be explained along with the transport of pollutants. The state of the coastal zones in the world will be discussed, as well as regional, national, and international monitoring practices and programs. An introduction to designing a monitoring program will be presented. Further, insight into our own lifestyle and the effects we have on the environment will be discussed. A special focus will be placed on the effects of persistent organic pollutants (POPs) and heavy metals on living organisms, with special emphasis on sea-birds. Emphasis is also placed on environmental chemistry, where students gain insights into chemical analyses and ecotoxicology. -
Courses
Full-time
2 weeks
English
Campus
 

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