Free Online Geophysics and Geodynamics Courses from Top Universities

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The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) offers free online geophysics and geodynamics courses covering topics including the economic impact of climate changes and atmospheric turbulence. Course materials can be downloaded from MIT's OpenCourseWare platform.
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Free Geophysics and Geodynamics Courses

Free geophysics and geodynamics courses are available online for free. Students can select from the courses listed below.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

MIT provides interested individuals with the opportunity to learn about geophysics and geodynamics. These online courses include topics like fluid dynamics of the atmosphere and ocean, turbulence in the ocean and atmosphere, wave motions, and more.

Free Online Geophysics and Geodynamics Courses At a Glance

Course & School Program Level Format Assignments Quizzes & Exams Downloadable
Inference from Data & Models course from MIT Graduate Textbooks/lecture notes/projects Yes No Yes
Fluid Dynamics of the Atmosphere & Ocean course from MIT Graduate Texts/lecture notes Yes No Yes
Turbulence in the Ocean & Atmosphere course from MIT Graduate Lecture notes/study materials Yes No Yes
Physics of Atmospheres & Oceans course from MIT Undergraduate Textbook/labs/study materials Yes Yes Yes
Wave Motions in the Ocean & Atmosphere course from MIT Graduate Texts/lecture notes Yes No Yes
Global Climate Change: Economics, Science & Policy course from MIT Graduate Texts/lecture notes Yes No Yes
Applications of Continuum Mechanics to Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences course from MIT Undergraduate Texts/lecture notes Yes Yes Yes
Nonlinear Dynamics I: Chaos course from MIT Undergraduate Textbook Yes Yes Yes
Basics of Impact Cratering & Geological, Geophysical, Geochemical, Environmental Studies of Some Impact Craters of the Earth course from MIT Undergraduate Texts/lecture notes/projects Yes No Yes
Essentials of Geophysics course from MIT Undergraduate/graduate Textbooks/lecture notes Yes Yes Yes

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