12.307 Weather and Climate Laboratory (MIT)
Course 12.307 is an undergraduate course intended to illustrate, by means of 'hands on' projects, the basic dynamical and physical principles that govern the general circulation of the atmosphere and ocean and the day to day sequence of weather events. The course parallels the content of the new undergraduate textbook Atmosphere, Ocean and Climate Dynamics by John Marshall and R. Alan Plumb.
Interdisciplinary Science Near Space Student Document
Near Space is an introduction to some of the scientific concepts of the global climate system, and to the concept of anthropogenic climate change. In this module we will look at physical, chemical and biological influences on the climate.
Interdisciplinary Science Earth Through Time Student Document
The Earth Through Time module examines our planet in terms of its major systems; the atmosphere, hydrosphere, cryosphere, geosphere and the biosphere, all of which are constantly interacting. The module explores the topic of climate change throughout Earth’s history; climate change is not just a contemporary phenomenon, it has happened in the geological past at times abruptly and catastrophically.
Second Life Guides
These Second Life training guides have been split into three parts. Part 1 takes you through your first steps in achieving a Second Life by setting up your account and creating your avatar (your virtual persona in Second Life). Part 2 reminds you of the basic skills you require to operate in Second Life and enjoy the experience. Part 3 is about taking part in or directing groups for learning in Second Life.
This module challenges you to come up with ways to think more about climate change and the action your organisation can take to reduce its carbon footprint, whilst improving healthcare. Online interactive learning resource from HealthKnowledge website, for Public Health practitioners, healthcare workers and all those wishing to increase their public health skills.
Oceans research: News from the "Big Blue"
This Oxford at Said seminar was dedicated to the subject of oceans. Three researchers from the University of Oxford cover the topics oceans and the impact of climate change, understanding ocean ecology and how to generate energy from the tides. All life comes out of the ocean and is connected with the ocean. Over 70 per cent of the Earth's surface is covered by oceans earning planet earth the nick name the blue planet. Life within the sea evolved 3 billion years prior to life on land, yet much o
Utilities management (Energy and water) Session Outline
Part Five of Greening Business: Organizations can make many improvements to their management of energy and water, from energy conservation measures through individual behaviour, smart energy systems and building improvements, to maximising their energy supply from renewable sources and energy generation on site. Water conservation measures can be implemented including low flush toilets and low flow taps, through to investigating water efficiency in industrial processes and water harvesting sche
Doing the right thing : corporate social responsibility in a global marketplace
Globalisation, mass consumer awareness and public accountability are all factors in persuading companies to adopt ethical policies. As companies become more accountable not only for their own actions but for those within their supply chain, they have to adapt to ensure success within the context of the global society they operate in. Professor Jeremy Moon (Professor of Corporate Social Responsibility at the University of Nottingham Business School and Director of the International Centre for Cor