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The Earth system in the universe

Introduction

This course covers the origin of the universe and solar system, the formation and movements of the Earth and the Moon, geosphere and plate tectonics, Earth's interior and lithospheric dynamics, Earth's fluid layers and edaphogenesis, geological time scale, fossil record, and climate history, Earth's water cycle, oceanography, and atmospheric science, and the biosphere and life's influence on Earth.

What you will learn

By completing this course, learners will acquire a comprehensive understanding of the Earth system in the universe, including its formation, geological processes, environmental interactions, and the potential for extraterrestrial life.

Course program

The Origin of the Universe and the Solar System
The Formation and Movements of the Earth and the Moon
The Geosphere and Plate Tectonics
The Earth's Interior and Lithospheric Dynamics
Earth's Fluid Layers and Edaphogenesis
Geological Time Scale, Fossil Record, and Climate History
Earth's Water Cycle, Oceanography, and Atmospheric Science
The Biosphere and Life's Influence on Earth