Fjord Ecosystems and Climate Change 2018

 This course, designed for graduate and advanced undergraduate students, will focus on fjord ecosystems, which are common coastal features (~5000 globally) from polar to temperate latitudes, serve as major interfaces between the cryosphere and the ocean, provide a broad range of ecosystem functions and services to natural and human communities, and are very sensitive to climate change.


Course details

Academic level(s)Bachelor, Master, Other
CountryUnited States
Language of instructionEnglish
InstitutionUniversity of Washington
Begin date16.07.2018
End date17.08.2018
Registration deadline01.02.2018
ECTS credits0.0
Field schoolYes
Fields of studyBasic/broad, general programmesEarth science
Teaching placeFriday Harbour, Washington
Teaching termSummer
Tagsecosystemsenvironmentclimate changesciencefjordcryosphere
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