Monitoring the Oceans from Space: free on-line

5 September 2016 Published by

EUMETSAT is offering a free, five-week massive open online course (MOOC) from 24 October to anyone interested in learning more about using satellite data to monitor the health of the oceans.

The course is timed to coincide with the stream of satellite data and products from the Sentinel-3A satellite, which was launched in February and is part of the EU’s flagship Copernicus Programme for monitoring the environment from space.

The course will run for three hours per week and provide an interactive learning environment through entertaining lecture videos with leading scientists, tutorials, quizzes and learning apps. The MOOC will explain how to access and use marine Earth observation data and information from Copernicus/EUMETSAT missions and the Copernicus Marine Environment Monitoring Service.

Further information can be found in the following trailer: https://youtu.be/p8hKomGzZ68

Registration is now open: http://www.eumetsat.int/website/home/News/DAT_3171181.html

The MOOC was developed by Imperative Space in partnership with Plymouth Marine Laboratory, the National Oceanography Centre (Southampton), CLS France and NASA JPL. The MOOC is funded by the EU through the Copernicus Programme.