The United States an Arctic Nation

Author: United States. Arctic Research Commission
ISBN: UVA:35007004702795
Release Date: 1987
Genre: Arctic regions

Report of the United States federal government body responsible for determining priorities for Arctic research by the United States, including statement of research policy, Alaska research policy and text of relevant legislation.

A United States Commitment to Arctic Research

Author: National Research Council (U.S.). Committee on Arctic Research Policy
Publisher: National Academies
ISBN: NAP:00343
Release Date: 1982
Genre: Arctic regions

Notes U.S. government's responsibilities and existing policies for the Arctic; identifies the distinctive features of Arctic research; discusses the need and proposes the main elements for a policy-guided Arctic Research Plan; and makes pertinent recommendations.

National Issues and Research Priorities in the Arctic

Author: National Research Council (U.S.). Polar Research Board
Publisher: National Academies
ISBN: NAP:00264
Release Date: 1985
Genre: Arctic regions

Contains the Polar Research Board's recommendations to the National Science Foundation on a five-year research plan relating to arctic concerns and policies. Includes research needs in the physical, biological and social sciences as well as arctic engineering.

New Chances and New Responsibilities in the Arctic Region

Author: Georg Witschel
Publisher: BWV Verlag
ISBN: 9783830525912
Release Date: 2010-12-06
Genre: LAW

HauptbeschreibungThe Arctic in the 21st century is exposed to multiple challenges. Global warming will have far-reaching repercussions, and thus will open up new opportunities. The melting of the ice enables the exploitation of resources and the use of new shipping routes, which were not accessible up to now. However, these opportunities require new responsibilities, which have to be taken seriously. These developments in the Arctic partake an increasing position in the international environmental discussion. The present book contains a comprehensive analysis of the current problems with regar.