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In Arctic Waters

Author : Laura Crawford
ISBN : 9781607188629
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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In the style of "The House That Jack Built," young readers can follow polar bears, walruses, seals, narwhals, and beluga whales as they chase each other in the water around an iceberg when suddenly an Inuit hunter appears.
Category: Juvenile Fiction

Shipping In Arctic Waters

Author : Willy Ostreng
ISBN : 9783642167904
Genre : Medical
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The most comprehensive and richest study undertaken so far of the factors and conditions that will determine the scope and range of shipping and shipping activities in Arctic waters now and in the future. Furthermore, it is the first study comparing the three Arctic transportation corridors, covering a variety of interacting and interdependent factors such as: - geopolitics, military affairs, global warming, sea ice melting, international economic trends, resources, competing modes of transportation, environmental challenges, logistics, ocean law and regulations, corporate governance, jurisdictional matters and rights of indigenous peoples, arctic cruise tourism and marine insurance.
Category: Medical


Author : Paul Kemp
ISBN : 1860199690
Genre : Naval convoys
File Size : 38.85 MB
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The Arctic convoys still exert a special fascination for the historian, and the exciting nature of the actions is well delivered in this new study by a popular naval writer. paul Kemp sets the scene for the history of the convoys before a lively narrative covering their entire history. Highlights include a full section on PQ17 alone and a stirring account of the Battle of the North Cape. Meticulously researched from original operational orders and reports, and including new Russian perspectives, this is an authoritative history as well as an entertaining narrative account of a fascinating period of naval history.
Category: Naval convoys

The Soviet Union In Arctic Waters

Author : Willy Østreng
ISBN : UVA:35007004193300
Genre : Political Science
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Relates the different theories about the Soviet Union's increasing naval interest in arctic waters. Discusses the security implications for the northern flank of NATO, especially for Norway.
Category: Political Science

Vulnerable Marine Ecosystems Vmes Coral And Sponge Vmes In Arctic And Sub Arctic Waters Distribution And Threats

Author : Buhl-Mortensen, Lene
ISBN : 9789289360869
Genre : Nature
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This report presents results from the NovasArc project that has collated data on the distribution of vulnerable marine ecosystems (VMEs) in Arctic and sub-Arctic waters. Eleven VMEs were identified, based on management goals for coral and sponge communities. Many of the vulnerable marine ecosystems (VMEs) in the study area has a wide distribution. Soft and hard bottom sponge aggregations, hard bottom gorgonians, sublittoral sea pen communities, and cauliflower corals are predicted to cover > 20% of the study area shallower than 1000 meters. Of the anthropogenic activities in the study area bottom trawling represents the main threat to the VMEs. The compilation of trawling activity in the study area shows that fisheries mainly occurs shallower than 1000 meters and that 50 to 60% of the seafloor is not targeted. However, 30% of the seafloor has experienced intermediate to very high fishing effort. In general, the VMEs shows a larger overlap with fishing when the risk analysis is based on areas with an optimal habitat suitability. Using this conservative threshold to model the distribution of VMEs the results indicate that most VMEs have experienced an intermediate to high level of fishing in less than 40% of their distribution area in the whole study area.
Category: Nature

Priorities In Arctic Marine Science

Author : National Research Council (U.S.). Committee on Arctic Marine Science
ISBN : NAP:00291
Genre : Arctic regions
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Justifies the establishment of long-term marine research in the arctic because of the need to understand the ecosystem dynamics of arctic shelf seas, the circulation of the Arctic Ocean, and their global ecological consequences.
Category: Arctic regions

Proposed Gates Of The Arctic National Park Alaska

Author : United States. Dept. of the Interior. Alaska Planning Group
ISBN : UOM:39015015512968
Genre : Gates of the Arctic National Park (Alaska)
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Category: Gates of the Arctic National Park (Alaska)

Marine Invasive Species In The Arctic

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ISBN : 9789289328203
Genre : Marine biological invasions
File Size : 20.47 MB
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Arctic marine ecosystems are among the most productive and most vulnerable in the world, both from an economic and ecological perspective of growing accessibility. The complexity of Arctic marine ecosystems and their location poses challenges for management, valuation, and the establishment of sound policy to protect them. This special issue of Temanord presents papers from a workshop devoted to this topic. In October 2013, a group of multidisciplinary experts on marine invasive species and the Arctic came together in Esbjerg, DK for a two-day workshop titled: “Marine Invasive Species in the Arctic: Management Issues.” Attendees of the workshop came from academic, governmental and scientific institutions in Denmark and the Faroe Islands, Sweden, Norway, Finland, Iceland, Canada, and the United States. This volume presents papers based on the presentations of the workshop speakers.
Category: Marine biological invasions

Submarines In Arctic Waters

Author : Ivan Aleksandrovich Kolyshkin
ISBN : IND:30000063841401
Genre : World War, 1939-1945
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Memoirs of Soviet northern fleet submarine commander in World War II. Translation.
Category: World War, 1939-1945