ASSP – Autumn semester

During the autumn semester Aarhus University and University of Copenhagen teams up with the Greenland Institute of Natural Resources to offer three courses (total 30 ECTS) on environmental management and contaminants in a changing climate. All courses are graduate level.

 

Applied Economics of Arctic Natural Resources (10 ECTS)

 

This course is offered by University of Copenhagen with teachers from University of Copenhagen and the Greenland Institute of Natural Resources.

This course will provide YOU with a thorough understanding of economic reasoning and knowledge of how to apply economics as a decision-making tool in the utilization and management of marine and terrestrial natural resources, including fisheries, hunting and mining, and other uses of land and sea, such as agriculture and tourism. The theoretical parts will be illustrated with case material relevant for Greenland and interactions with local stakeholders in Greenland. The course takes place in Nuuk and involves field excursions in the Nuuk area.

For more information, please see “How to apply”or go to the “Course description“.

 

Environmental governance in the Arctic (10 ECTS)

 

This course is offered by Aarhus University with teachers from Aarhus University and the Greenland Institute of Natural Resources.

The course gives YOU knowledge which can be used to analyze policy processes and policy instruments within environmental governance in the Arctic. As part of this, the course will give YOU knowledge on the basic principles and problems within environmental economics.The theoretical parts will be illustrated with case material relevant for Greenland and interactions with local stakeholders in Greenland. The course takes place in Nuuk.

For more information, please see “How to apply“.

 

 

 

Modelling contaminants in the Arctic in a changing climate (10 ECTS)

 

This course is offered by Aarhus University with teachers from Aarhus University and the Greenland Institute of Natural Resources.

The course gives YOU the knowledge of how contaminants end up in the Arctic either from local sources or through transport from mid-latitudes. YOU will also learn what effect contaminants have on nature, climate, wildlife and human health. The course will give YOU insight and experience in describing the effects from future changes in climate and human activity in the Arctic using hand-on models. The course takes place in Nuuk.

For more information, please see “How to apply” or go to the “Course description“.

 

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