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Postgraduate courses on 'Building resilience to climate change'

Programme Website

http://cecar.unu.edu/groups/cecarweb/wiki/bf39d/Credited_Cou.....

Description

University Network for Climate and Ecosystems Change Adaptation Research (UN-CECAR) Network cordially invites applicants for the intensive five week post­graduate programme on Building Resilience to Climate Change. The courses have been developed under the framework of the UN-CECAR. UN-CECAR is a joint initiative of more than 20 leading universities across Asia. It is committed to developing postgraduate educational and research programmes on climate and ecosystems change, adaptation and sustainability sci­ence.

Students who successfully complete the course will be awarded a certificate of completion and a transcript from UNU-ISP. Each course is designed to be worth 2 credits and comprises of 36 hours of teaching time.

Subject Areas

The new courses, conducted at United Nations University, cover a range of issues on sustainability and adaptation to climate and ecosystems change.

Topics include:
- climate and atmo­spheric science,
- impacts assessment,
- climate and society,
- ecosystems resilience,
- risk and uncertainty,
- integrated solutions for mitigation and adaptation,
- mainstreaming adaptation into development planning and community-based adaptation.

Students also will receive practical training in the use of remote sensing and Geographic Information Systems (GIS) for climate and ecosystems change research.

Target Audience

• Students who are currently enrolled in a masters or Ph.D. programme, in any discipline;
• who wish to deepen their knowledge on, and gain practical training in, building resilience to climate and ecosystems change; and
• who desire a future career as a climate change specialist.

Admission Requirement

To apply for this course and the fellowship, please go to http://cecar.unu.edu/apply

Deadline for application

20 Jan 2012

Documentation

Keywords

  • Themes:Climate Change, Community-based DRR, Environment, GIS & Mapping, Risk Identification & Assessment
  • Countries/Regions:Japan

  • Short URL:http://preventionweb.net/go/24550

Last updated

17 Jan 2012


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