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View Resource Arctic Circle Web

The Arctic Circle Web site at the University of Connecticut aims to stimulate among viewers a greater interest in the peoples and environment of the Arctic and Sub Arctic region. As stated on the Welcome page, this 'electronic circle' has three interrelated themes: natural resources; history and culture; social equity and environmental justice. In addressing these issues, the presentations...

http://arcticcircle.uconn.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 Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna (CAFF)

Established in 1992 by nine countries, the Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna (CAFF) project aims "to conserve Arctic flora and fauna, their diversity and their habitats; to protect the Arctic ecosystem from threats; to seek to develop improved conservation management, laws, regulations and practices for the Arctic; to collaborate for more effective research, sustainable utilization and...

https://www.caff.is/
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...

http://nsidc.org/data-set-404
View Resource Polar Operational Environmental Satellite

The National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) operates POES, the Polar Operational Environmental Satellite system. Comprised of several components (namely, the Advanced Very High Resolution Radiometer (AVHRR) and the Tiros Operational Vertical Sounder (TOVS)), these satellites make nearly polar orbits daily, providing global coverage of land, ocean, and atmospheric data. The POES...

http://www.ospo.noaa.gov/Operations/POES/
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...

http://www.arctic-council.org/index.php/en/
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/