From end of November, 2021 until February 2022, (10 or 12 hs/week) - STOP FROM 23/12/21 TO 02/01/2022
TOTAL LENGHT:: 120 hours of Synchronous and Asynchronous theoretical and practical virtual activities.
Synchronous theoretical: 36 hours Asynchronous theoretical: 36 hours Asynchronous practices: 24 hours. In this case, the participants will have this time to prepare their practical exercises, etc. throughout the course.
Synchronous practices: 24 hours
Modality: Full Virtual
Introduction and history of Ocean
The UN Convention on the Law of the Sea
(UNCLOS) and the Ocean Policy Frameworks.
International, Regional & National
Governance issues on Living and Non Living
Good Governance principles: Polluters
Pays, Precautionary principle, Sustainable Development, Integrated Management, etc.
Negotiation and Diplomacy. Communication
and negotiation skills. Conflict resolution and consensus building.
Legal and technical aspects of Maritime
Boundary Delimitation. The Blue Economy. Maritime Trade, Transport, Ports and Harbors.
Marine Security Issues. Emergency
Role of the international Organizations
Use of technical tools in governance, GIS &
Information Management, Modeling, Remote sensing, Marine Spatial Planning.
The Scientific Knowledge and the Sciences of the Oceans.
The Dynamic of the Ocean, Atmosphere and Earth Systems.
Natural and Anthropogenic Threats to the Oceans.
Climate Change and Marine Extreme Events.
Observing the Oceans. Operational Oceanography. Monitoring the Oceans.
Models and Marine data collection and analysis. In situ Observing systems. Remote Sensing.
Living and Non Living Marine Resources scientific issues.
International Ocean Sciences Programs and Networks (GOOS, LOICZ, PTAS, MA, etc.).
Ocean sciences tools: Geographic Information Systems (GIS), Marine Spatial Planning, Monitoring Pollution, Coastal Zone Management.