Exploitation of Polar areas

Faculteit Letteren
Jaar 2022/23
Vakcode LGX231B05
Vaknaam Exploitation of Polar areas
Voertaal Engels
Periode semester I b
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Uitgebreide vaknaam Exploitation of Polar areas
Leerdoelen The student knows and understands the history of discoveries and exploitation in polar areas from a multidisciplinary context and is able to discuss historic, economic and political developments on these subjects.
Omschrijving Lectures in this course will address the exploitation of mineral and animal resources in the world’s Polar Regions. In both modern times and the recent past, over-exploitation—by, for example, European coal miners and whalers—has posed serious problems for Arctic ecosystems. We will discuss a range of topics related to natural wealth around the poles, including (but not limited to) environmental protection policy, the geopolitics of exploitation, and both natural and cultural sustainability.
This course consists of 2x2 lectures per week, and will end with a traditional written exam.
Uren per week
Onderwijsvorm hoorcollege, zelfstudie
(2x2 uur hoorcollege)
Toetsvorm schriftelijk tentamen
Vaksoort bachelor
Coördinator dr. M.J.J.E. Loonen
Docent(en) dr. M.J.J.E. Loonen , NN
Verplichte literatuur
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Entreevoorwaarden None
Opmerkingen If combined with other courses from the minor Arctic and Antarctic Studies in the same semester, this course is mandatory as an introduction, within the same semester or in an earlier semester. This course is open to all students from all faculties and universities as part of their elective program after permission of the examination board of their study. 80% presence and active participation is required. This course can also be followed as an open module or course for non-registered students.
Opgenomen in
Opleiding Jaar Periode Type
Ba Open colleges Letteren - semester I b keuze
Minor Arctische en Antarctische Studies 3 semester I b verplicht