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Observe Earth with the European Space Agency, plus more free online courses announced

Today, we’ve announced the European Space Agency as our newest partner. Here, we reveal its first course, “Monitoring Climate from Space,” and preview a few popular free online courses, which are returning to FutureLearn soon.


Monitoring Climate from Space

The Earth from space

This five-week course from the European Space Agency (ESA) will enable you to explore our planet from space.

You’ll learn how Earth observation is used to monitor and plan for climate change, looking at the techniques that are used, the data that is gathered and how this data can be used in policy decisions.

Find out more and join the course now – it starts 8 June.


Returning courses

Many previous courses will run again in May, June and July 2015, covering a wide variety of subjects:

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