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Closing the course
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You have now reached the end of this online course. You deserve a pat on your back, congratulations!

In these three weeks, you have reviewed the causes of climate change, went through the concept of essential climate variables and how to use them to track the effects of climate change on land and cryosphere ecosystems.

We have also demonstrated how some of the essential climate variables are generated by the Climate Change Initiative (CCI) programme of the European Space Agency. Through a series of exercises, you have worked with satellite data records on climate variables to detect drought and observe changes in sea ice and ice sheets.

Hopefully, by now, you have a better understanding of how satellite data records can be accessed and analysed to monitor climate change and its influence on land and the cryosphere.

You can now move to the last activity in this course, the test. We encourage you to take the end-of-course test. However, to take the test, you will need to upgrade. Providing correct answers to the test will entitle you to receive a certificate for this course equal to 28 study hours which is equivalent to 1 ECTS.

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