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View Resource Seismically Active Zones in the Arctic

From the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's Marine Geology and Geophysics site, this article entitled "Seismically Active Zones in the Arctic," by G.P. Avetisov, is a recent translation and update of a work previously available only in Russian. The article "contains and provides an analysis of the information on the history of seismic research into the Arctic, distribution of the...

https://www.ngdc.noaa.gov/mgg/avetisov/avetisov.htm
View Resource International Arctic Buoy Programme (IABP)

The University of Washington's International Arctic Buoy Programme (IABP) "maintains a network of automatic data buoys in the Arctic Basin which monitor synoptic-scale fields of pressure, temperature, and ice motion to support real-time operations and meteorological and oceanographic research." A rich array of information includes monthly buoy maps, data sets, buoy reports, and a buoy motion and...

http://iabp.apl.washington.edu/
View Resource ARCTIC Science Journeys: 1999 Radio Scripts

A free radio service broadcasting stories about "science, culture, and the environment of the far north," Arctic Science Journeys (ASJ) is a production of the Alaska Sea Grant College Program, in collaboration with KUAC-FM Alaska Public Radio and the University of Alaska Fairbanks. Several dozen radio scripts from 1999 are provided here, covering diverse topics including Gray whales, salmon...

https://alaskaseagrant.org/news-releases/
View Resource Submarine Volcanoes in Arctic Ocean Surprise Scientists

Until now, geoscientists believed that spreading ridges under the Arctic Ocean were too slow-spreading and cool to vent molten rock. An article published this month in Nature details sonar data revealing two young volcanoes under Arctic waters. Dr. Marago H. Edwards of the University of Hawaii led the exploration team in which civilian scientists worked in cooperation with the Navy, using a...

https://scout.wisc.edu/report/se/2001/0228
View Resource Program for Arctic Regional Climate Assessment (PARCA)

The Program for Arctic Regional Climate Assessment (PARCA), in operation since 1993, is a consortium of 25 investigations using in situ measurements and satellite and aircraft remote sensing to study the Greenland Ice Sheet. The National Snow and Ice Data Center's (NSIDC's) Website provides links to the data pages of the different investigators involved. Data available include Modeled...

https://nsidc.org/data-set-404
View Resource North Pole Environmental Observatory

The North Pole Environmental Observatory (NPEO) is a collection of the University of Washington's year-round un-manned scientific platforms in the Central Basin of the Arctic Ocean. Researchers will find images, data, and other information about the three types of measurement systems: Drifting Buoys, Oceanographic Mooring, and Aerial Surveys of Hydrographic Casts. Viewers can find links to the...

http://psc.apl.washington.edu/northpole/index.html
View Resource Arctic Council

Formed in 1996, the Arctic Council represents a unique forum for cooperation between eight national governments and the indigenous peoples of the region. The member states of the Council include Canada, Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, the Russian Federation, Sweden, and the United States, along with six representatives that speak on behalf of various indigenous groups. Most of the Council's...

https://www.arctic-council.org/index.php/en/
View Resource Ohio State University: Byrd Polar Research Center

Ohio State presents the Byrd Polar Research Center's internationally recognized polar research primarily focused on the role of cold regions in the global climate system. The website presents summaries, images, and publications of the Center's seven main research groups: Environmental Geochemistry, Geological Sciences, Glacier Dynamics, Ice Core Paleoclimatology, Oceanography, Polar Meteorology,...

https://bpcrc.osu.edu/
View Resource International Polar Year (IPY) 2007-2008

The International Polar Year (IPY) 2007 - 2008 "will be an intense, internationally coordinated campaign of research that will initiate a new era in polar science" by educating and involving the public and assisting in the training of engineers, scientists, and leaders. While IPY is still in its planning stage, this website offers an introduction to IPY, the latest news, and information on its...

https://www.nap.edu/read/11013/chapter/1
View Resource Arctic Research Consortium of the U.S.

The Arctic Research Consortium of the U.S. (ARCUS) was created in 1988 with the goal of facilitating discussion of important arctic research initiatives, and also producing science reports with research community recommendations for arctic science priorities. Visitors to the site can learn more about their work by clicking on the "About ARCUS" section. After that, visitors should look through some...

https://www.arcus.org/
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