Arctic Canada
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...Arctic Canada As long as there have beenpolar bears, they have traveled and hunted on floating sea ice. One of the most dramatic, and most consistently documented phenomena of global warming has been the breaking up of ice in the Arctic. As this continues, the life of the polar bear will be significantly affected (Stirling and Derocher, p. 242). While most polar bears use land-based habitats for maternity denning, and while some retreat to land in places where the sea ice melts altogether in the summer, these changes will still affect the species as a whole. In particular, the higher-latitude populations, like those in the Beaufort... Your Your Thawing out the Polar Bear: Global Warming and Arctic...
Arctic Plankton Bloom
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...Arctic Plankton Bloom: Biological Productivity Arctic Plankton Bloom: Biological productivity Biological productivity or aquatic production is central to all biological processes in an inland aquatic ecosystem. It involves two main processes including primary production and secondary production. Primary production is the process by which living organisms form biomass from energy-poor inorganic materials in the environment with the help of photosynthesis. Under secondary production, the energy-rich organic material or biomass is transformed into other forms through consumption. According to the National Geographic, “biological productivity is defined as the...
Arctic Exploration and the Future of the Arctic Ocean
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...Arctic Ocean. Some of these nations have parts of the Arctic Ocean as their territory because the area has vast oil deposits and lucrative business activities like trade routes. These opportunities have made the nations to vie for arctic dominance thus causing disputes between these countries (Shah, 2010). Using compass for direction in the arctic can be useless because of magnetic inclination. This is the difference between the geographic north and magnetic north poles. The North Pole is all one side of a magnet so when you have a compass, it will be repelled and attracted at the same... Hayes’ expedition to North Pole started in 1860 with the objective of getting to the open polar sea and steering a...
ExxonMobil and Rosneft Arctic Collaboration
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...Arctic Collaboration Exxon Mobil is planning to partner up with Rosneft Arctic Corporation in order to explore and exploit oil reserves located in the Arctic reaches that fall under the territorial domain of Russia. Interest in renewable energy has gone up but the dependence on oil is only set to increase more. The licensee for the project will be the Russian government that is set to open up oil exploration to foreign partners such as Exxon Mobil because of their expertise in such projects. This project will quadruple Exxon’s oil reserves though it has a minor share in the overall project. The entire project is at risk from a large number of factors that span the financial... Exxon Mobil and Rosneft...
Melting of the Arctic Glaciers
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...Arctic Glaciers (Its effects on Low-Lying Areas) 12 November 2011 (Estimated word count – 1,047) Table of Contents (Outline) Section Page Number 1. Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 2. Discussion . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 A. Mitigation Efforts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3 B. Adaptation Efforts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3 C. Examples of Adaptation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 3. Conclusion... . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ....
Impact of climate change in Arctic
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...Arctic: The Future of International Relationships The phenomenon that is climate change is posing severe consequences to both human development and livelihood systems. Moreover, changes and variations in climatic conditions form the two greatest threats to sustainable development. The Arctic has been found to be the most vulnerable region to climate change. On the current trajectory, this region is already experiencing some of the most severe and rapid climate changes on the globe. However, effects of climate change in the Arctic have also brought in their wake prospects of oil, gas and mineral discoveries. The rapid diminishing of sea ice in prolonged summertime is also... Climate Change in the Arctic: ...
The arctic melting of global warming
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...Arctic Melting - Global Warming The rate of ice melting at the Arctic region has been on the rise, which could resultin catastrophic events not only for the life that the Arctic supports in its environs but also the entire globe. While the increasing temperature around the Arctic is threatening the existence of marine mammals and the condition of the ecosystem, melting of the ice around that region may affect the temperature of the globe. This implies that this region should be protected because of the repercussions it could have on the overall globe. This is because this region is responsible for regulating earth’s climate system. If the ice melts, then the global temperature would increase...
Oil Drilling and Arctic National Wildlife Refuge
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...Arctic National Wildlife Refuge Submitted By: Submitted] Introduction During the first half of the year 2000, people in the United States were shocked when gasoline prices shot up nearly 100% in only a few months. The shock of the price increase caught the attention of a society that had grown dependent on private automobiles and gasoline, especially since the increase followed several years of a glut of inexpensive oil and gasoline. The reasons for the sharp price increase are complex but are based on several factors. First, as demand rose in response to low fuel oil prices, oil-producing countries reduced production rates, thereby reducing the supply. Second... , in order to...
Economics Of Bulk Shipping Over Arctic Routes Versus Established Routes
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...Arctic Routes Versus Established Routes Table of Contents Page Maps of the North West & North East Passages 1. Abstract . 2. Aims & Objectives .. 3. Introduction .................................................................................................................. 4. Shipping Viability in the North West & the North East Passage 4.1 Significant Issues relating to the North West Passage 4.1.1 The Canadian Claim 4.1.2 The US & the EU Position 4.1.3... The Significance of the...
Thawing out the Polar Bear: Global Warming and Arctic Canada
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...Arctic Canada As long as there have beenpolar bears, they have traveled and hunted on floating sea ice. One of the most dramatic, and most consistently documented phenomena of global warming has been the breaking up of ice in the Arctic. As this continues, the life of the polar bear will be significantly affected (Stirling and Derocher, p. 242). While most polar bears use land-based habitats for maternity denning, and while some retreat to land in places where the sea ice melts altogether in the summer, these changes will still affect the species as a whole. In particular, the higher-latitude populations, like those in the Beaufort... Your Your Thawing out the Polar Bear: Global Warming and Arctic...
Should drilling be permitted in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge?
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...Arctic Circle? The world has come to depend largely on oil. Oil powers our cars, our ships, our planes, and our various factories and industries. Oil is one of our primary sources of energy. The United States is one of the largest consumers of oil, representing about 68.9% of total oil usage in the year 2006 alone (Wikipedia,org., 2008). At present, our oil is being supplied not just by our domestic reserves but also by offshore drilling platforms, foreign countries in the Middle East, and other oil-rich countries like Canada, Venezuela, and Mexico. The United States, followed by Japan and China, is the largest importer of oil (Shin, 2008). This fact proves... Should Drilling be allowed in the...
Impact of sea ice loss on Arctic ecosystem(Indigenous people, marine birds)
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...Arctic Jerry Ciacho Global warming is an issue that has been a major for discussion and deliberation by many in the last couple of years. It has greatly concerned nations from all over the world as more and more people are feeling and experiencing the skyrocketing temperatures. One of the most affected areas is the region situated at the northernmost part of the Earth, the Arctic. The climate in the Arctic Circle is transforming quickly, posing a threat to the human and wildlife community that have their homes in this area. It is known that the nature of existing changes in the climate and the prediction of a fast warming Arctic believe a specific importance for Inuit areas... ?The Impact of the Warming...
Should the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge be open to oil drilling?
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...Arctic National Wildlife Refuge be open to oil drilling? Introduction This study shall discuss whether or not the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge should be open to oil drilling. The Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR) lies in the northeast corner of Alaska and is home to hundreds of wildlife and its species. It is currently considered protected land maintained as a wildlife refuge. Prospectors consider it also an area rich in oil with thousands of barrels of oil as potential yield from this region. These prospectors believe that such yield would serve as a major source for domestic oil for the US, thereby reducing its dependence on foreign oil. Environmentalists and other... (school) Should the...
Argumentative Writing Assignment: Oil Drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge
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...Arctic National Wildlife Refuge Oil drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge may causeseveral environmental damages in both production and preparation location. This study will oppose drilling for Oil in ANWR. An oil drill platform’s construction generally pumps oil from ground considerably that transforms the surrounding locations. The surrounding water and land areas are susceptible to locale the annihilation and stain of hazardous west materials of oil drilling (Rutledge 73). Considering ANWR’s case, the prospective oil reserves are located in isolated and pristine locations. The road construction requires huge amount of gravel... ? Argumentative Writing Assignment: Oil Drilling in the Arctic...
Should the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge be open to oil drilling?
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...Arctic National Wildlife Refuge be open to oil drilling? Introduction This study shall discuss whether or not the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge should be open to oil drilling. The Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR) lies in the northeast corner of Alaska and is home to hundreds of wildlife and its species. It is currently considered protected land maintained as a wildlife refuge. Prospectors consider it also an area rich in oil with thousands of barrels of oil as potential yield from this region. These prospectors believe that such yield would serve as a major source for domestic oil for the US, thereby reducing its dependence on foreign oil. Environmentalists and other... (school) Should the...
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...arctic. The ice in the arctic is melting. If the present trend continues, Arctic Ocean would be ice-free by 2050. The arctic is the region around earth’s North Pole, opposite of Antarctica. The arctic circle includes arctic ocean and parts of Canada, Greenland (a territory of Denmark), Russia, the United States (Alaska), Iceland, Norway, Sweden and Finland. Among these eight countries in the Arctic Circle, five are arctic coastal states- United States (Alaska), Canada, Russia, Norway and Denmark (Greenland... ?Contents Introduction 2 ment of the Problem 5 Research Questions 5 Hypothesis 5 Objectives 6 Audience 6 Solutions 6 Call for Action 7 Introduction Climate change has brought global focus on arctic. ...
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...arctic region. The ice is melting faster than expected. This has created a situation of opportunities and challenges. Some are interested in exploiting the natural resources of arctic while others are interested preserving the arctic environment. The thesis of this study is that the benefits of preserving and protecting arctic environment is more sustainable for humanity than the potential advantages of dividing arctic for exploitation of natural resources by bordering countries like USA, Russia, Norway, Canada and Greenland. Audience: The audience of this study is government officials and policy makers. The study will help policy makers while making... ?Thesis: Climate change is more visible in the...
Make one up
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...Arctic Circle Introduction Arctic Circle is parallel of latitude that is estimated to be about 66.5622 degrees north. The Arctic Circle is the one that forms a boundary between the temperature and the frigid zones of the North. It runs parallel to the equator and as all the lines of longitude and latitude, is imaginary. It also shows the northern point where the sun appears above the horizon during the winter season, and also marks the southern point where the midnight sun can be noted on the summer season. Arctic life consists of people, ‘marine mammals’, ‘birds’, ‘land animals’, ‘plants’ and ‘human species’. Most of the...
Oil drilling in the ANWLR
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...Arctic National Wildlife Refuge was designated in 1960 by the then Secretary of Fred Seaton, for the protection of its pristine wilderness, diverse wildlife and recreation qualities. In 1968, oil was discovered in Prudhoe Bay and consequently led to immense national debate on the exploration of oil in the ANWR (Arctic National Wildlife Refuge). The debates have been centred on whether congress should approve and devote public monies to oil drilling or invest in alternative renewable energy forms. At the centre of the debate is Congress whereby past records show that Republicans have been in support of oil drilling while the Democrats have been in sharp opposition... Oil Drilling in the ANWLR The Arctic ...
Abstract
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...Arctic majorly had settlement of the Arctic hunters. The spotting of Viking strand of cordage in the Northern tip of the Island was appalling to the archeologist because the cordage string had little similarity with the sinew twisted by the Arctic hunters. Under the microscope in Canadian Museum of Civilization, the cordage of string spun into soft yarn by use of soft hairs. Moreover, the Norse Women in Greenland made the Viking strands. Viking seafarer in search for gold, land, and treasures colonized Scotland, England, and Ireland in the eighteenth century. Vikings colonist in Iceland and Greenland farmed and filled storehouse with luxuries... Vikings and Native America Canada Baffin Island in the...
Effects of Black Carbon on Artic Ice
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...Arctic Ice This paper is an economic analysis of effects of black carbon on Arctic Ice.  Cost  Dealing with domestic heating and cooking, and biomass burning may prove to be demanding, because resources incorporate a large number of people with minimal economic resources. It requires tremendous amounts of finances to manage sources that emit black carbon. In addition, it is also costly to adopt control technologies that decrease black carbon, for example, it is extremely expensive for consumers to switch fuels, such as from diesel to natural fuel in their cars. It is also expensive to replace diesel trucks and buses with buses and tracks that use natural gas. Moreover... ?Effects of Black Carbon on...
The Great Search for Oil Sources
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...Arctic National Wildlife Refuge in Alaska. On the one hand, there are those who view the site as a potential plethora of oil that would be funneled into oil consuming countries, especially the United States. There are also those who, on the other hand, feel that the end result from drilling in the area would be so minuscule in nature... , that is would prove to not have any kind of benefit, while in the process having a drastic effect on the ecosystem of the refuge itself. The online Encyclopedia Wikipedia provides a little history on the subject of drilling in the Arctic. It writes that, "The question of whether or not to allow drilling for oil in the...
Sea Ice Trends
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...Arctic sea ice has reportedly been declining and millions of square kilometers of sea ice have been lost due to increasing temperatures. Such disrupted Arctic climate patterns have significant consequences as the shrinking sea ice has led to increased wastage of the sun’s energy which normally... ? 10 September Sea Ice Trends: It is no secret that the issue of global warming could be directly associated with the decline in sea ice noted consistently for the past many years. Global warming has undoubtedly managed in influencing the Earth both environmentally and geographically in a way that no one can remain oblivious to it. In context of the geographical changes, over the past many years the extent of...
Journal Article about biology
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...Arctic are having a hard time adapting to the climatic changes and are thus moving to colder places for comfort. Seals are moving from their habitats and migrating... Climate change and biology There is an interconnection between climate change and biodiversity. Biology and Biodiversity get affected by climatic change all over the world. The massive climate change people are experiencing is due to the continuing global warming. The unchecked global warming may destroy if not affect terrestrial ecosystems (UNEP 1). There are species that are forced to migrate from their habitats and look for colder places as the temperatures are rising in their habitats. Animals that live in the North Pole and the Arctic ...
Critical review on norther canada
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...Arctic region to North America.The paper was written by David W. Schindler and Professor John P. Smol. David W. Schindler is a professor at the Department of Zoology in University of Alberta. He is exceptional in his field and has been award the Romanowski Medal for his contributions to limonology. His studies are widely cited and he has numerous number of awards to his credits – Frank Rigler Award, Outstanding Atochievment Award, Hutchinson Medon and Stockholm Water Prize to name a few. He is one of the most qualified and eminent scientists of fresh water today. Professor John P... ? The article is a very comprehensive, articulate and well-researched account on the impact of climate warming on the...
Global Environmental Change
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...arctic and Antarctic are under immense risk, since many species there are now exposed to the risk of extinction. Furthermore, presence of high level of black carbon in the atmosphere of the Arctic region coming from the far south via winds is another factor responsible for the increased temperature of the arctic. (Tollefson, 2009, p. 29) The arctic holds an important place in the debatable... Global environmental change – effect on Polar bears Technical Summary Global warming, owing to anthropocentric activities is the most alarming problem to the world. High level of carbon dioxide in the earth’s atmosphere is creating the green house gas effect and eventually heating it up. The colder regions such as...
Comparing between the article and the theory
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...Arctic Council that is comprised of eight countries, which have territories... in the Arctic Circle. These countries include US, Denmark, Canada, Finland, Norway, Russia, Iceland and Sweden (Tromso par. 1). The Arctic region is rich with natural gases and oils. The countries in the Artic Council have cooperated in missions, which would be costly for nations to embark on their own (Tromso par. 6). Such missions include joint search and rescue missions, and scientific researches. This situation is described in the Realism topic from the article on the ‘Theoretical Foundations on Global Governance’. According to the article, realists are entities, which act in a...
Climate change
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...arctic; These satellites enable scientists to study the earth’s climatic change and also find out the cause of the rapid changes (Cook). This group largely helps in giving out information and predictions about the earth’s climate. One of the satellite checks on the effect caused by global warming and also the greenhouse effect (Cook). The science communication group believes that these effects are the main causes of the rising sea level due to ice age melt downs, thus explaining why there is an ice melts down... Geography: climate change HTTP//climate.nasa.gov/ is a website run by Randal Jackson, and the page is produced by earth science communication group. Their mission, agenda and position; This gro...
Evaluating Popular vs. Scholarly Presentations of Global Climate Change
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...Arctic summer as early as 2040. On the other hand the scholar presentations are presented in a factual manner, because all the information presented... Evaluating Popular vs. Scholarly Presentations of Global Climate Change Introduction: Sometimes scientific information is presented in a way that people gets easily convinced and believe wrong things. This paper will evaluate 2 popular and 2 scholarly presentations on global warming and answer some questions. Answer to the questions 1. The popular presentations the article of the newspaper and the podcast are presented in an exciting manner. The title of the article is eye catching and people will tempt to read it, as it says there may be an iceless Arctic...
Pre-contact ways of life, changes during contact, and colonialism
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...Arctic: Pre-contact ways of life, changes during contact, and colonialism Outline I. Pre-contact ways of life A. Natives were scattered across Canada B. These indigenous locals were the most modern migrants from Asia, penetrating into North America from Siberia. 1. These scattered the continent from Greenland to Alaska and Siberia. II. Changes during contact A. Cultural changes 1. Religion 2. Languages 3. World perceptions 4. Traditions B. Social changes III. Colonialism A. Tackles a dogmatic notion that a non-explained advancement was an advantage for the protectorate. B. Colonial authority will be established ideologically C. Native people were often divided to distinct...
The Effects of Global Warming on the Animals in the North Pole
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...Arctic region. Scenario of global warming in the Arctic Circle The Arctic region comprises of the area that is north of the Arctic Circle (66°34’N), a latitude which is barely 600km from the Shetland Islands. The Arctic Circle covers an area that is approximately 6% of the Earth’s surface, and is populated by almost 4 million humans, which includes indigenous people who have been inhabitants of the Arctic since the past 10,000 years. At the centre are the Arctic Ocean, which partly... ?The effects of global warming on the animals in the North Pole In the past decade, the exponential rise in surface temperature of the earth and the increase in the global sea level has been a major aspect of climate...
Polar bears do not need endangered species protection
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...Arctic ice is not melting Arctic ice is the habitat of the polar bears. There had been lot of controversy regarding the melting of Arctic ice owing to global warming. However, this seems to be a distorted fact as of 2012, the arctic ice seem to be flourishing. “Sea ice in the Arctic Ocean underwent a sharp recovery this year from the record-low levels of 2012, with 50 percent more ice surviving the summer melt season, scientists said. It is the largest one-year increase in Arctic ice since satellite tracking began in 1978”. And moreover, the polar bears are used to live in less ice as a matter of adaptation. And Arctic ice is can increase and decrease as a natural... Introduction Many scientists nowadays ...
Population Resource Environment
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...Arctic Drilling). This indicates little impact on the oil market making the development insignificant. This issue is a matter of development against natural environment preservation. We have to understand that one of the major reasons on why natural calamities have an exaggerated effect on our surroundings is because of human intervention itself. It is sad that human beings are very much capable of compromising the environment for the sake of development but not being able to preserve more for the sake of the future... Proposed Oil Drilling in the Artic National Wildlife Refuge Drives Minimal Impact on the Oil Market and Maximum Impact in Environmental Damage The Artic National Wildlife Refuge is...
Targeted Organization Summary
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...Arctic waters from primary dependence on the Mexican gulf. The company has also been active in ensuring safety in its ventures, a move that contributed to its temporary clearance for the Arctic exploration. Though a number of regulatory measures still face the company over the exploration, there are high chances that a license will be granted. This will even expand the company’s scope for a more explorative work environment (Broder and Krauss, 2012). As a public health expert, I have the potential to design and implement... Targeted organization summary Shell Company is a multinational organization, well established with a history of stability. It therefore presents employees with job security. The compan...
Assignment: Critical Thinking Paper: Kinship Organizations
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...Arctic... ?Running header: KINSHIP SYSTEMS Kinship systems in the foraging and horticulture based society of the Inuit of the Artic Robert Sims Strategic Planning Ashford University Kinship systems in the foraging and horticulture based society of the Inuit of the Artic Kinship cultures are an important part of the current global society we live in. A system of social relationships that constitute kinship in a particular culture these cultures share terminology and mutually beneficial obligations to each other. (Kinship, 2010)The Artic Inuit specifically are among the most well-known of these types of cultures. They are also one of the most spread out geographically and can be found throughout the Arctic ...
Assignment: Critical Thinking Paper: Kinship Organizations
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...Arctic Circle... Running header: KINSHIP SYSTEMS Kinship systems in the foraging and horticulture based society of the Inuit of the Artic Robert Sims Strategic Planning Ashford University Kinship systems in the foraging and horticulture based society of the Inuit of the Artic Kinship cultures are an important part of the current global society we live in. A system of social relationships that constitute kinship in a particular culture these cultures share terminology and mutually beneficial obligations to each other. (Kinship, 2010)The Artic Inuit specifically are among the most well-known of these types of cultures. They are also one of the most spread out geographically and can be found throughout the A...
Maritime technology
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...Arctic region. It links Asia and Europe by allowing ships to sail through the Pacific (Drent 1993). It distinctively has an advantage in that it is only half the distance of the route via the Suez Canal. However, according to a statement by Sasakawa during The Northern Sea Route User Conference... MARITIME TECHNOLOGY ESSAY Technical, Navigation and Operational issues involved by Operating Companies in the Navigation of Merchants shipsalong the Northern Seas and risks minimization. Name of Student Student Number Grade Course Department Tutor’s Name 5Th December 2011 MARITIME TECHNOLOGY IN THE NORTHERN SEA ROUTE The Northern Sea Route (NSR) is highly vital in the navigation of merchant ships along the Arct...
Emergency planning
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...Arctic. By acting as a plan of action in case of the emergence of potential hazards, disasters and threats that are associated with the commencement of the project, the creation of this report takes into account an assessment of various scenarios, procedures that should be initiated during disaster, recuperation from the consequences of disaster and frameworks for rehabilitation. Furthermore, the establishment of the emergency management plan succeeds the application of credible tools of assessment such as Porter’s Value Chain Analysis, PESTEL analysis and SWOT Analysis. 2. Analysis of External Environment The factors contributing to the course of Shell’s operations with regards to its... INTEGRATED...
Global climate change is responsible for the increasing frequency of severe weather.
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...Arctic Circle. The severity of climate change has had a great impact on the ice on the Arctic Circle to an extent that it is even hard for them that have studied changes in the region for years to describe. According to scientists, the melting of ice in the Arctic region by warm air is happening at a rate never thought of before and has great impact on the rest of the world. A group of top scientists released an eye opening report recently with a call for action stating that the impact of climate change is currently being... their dogs to pull boats into the water instead of sledging through the ice as before. As explained by Box who has been studying the Arctic in the last...
Final paper Assignment
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...Arctic. They are distributed throughout the ice-covered sea of the circumpolar Arctic. The sea ice is their primary habitat. They depend on it for successful hunting of seals, which enable them to accumulate enough energy to sustain them during periods when seals are not available (Stirling & Derocher, 2012). There have been changes in the distribution, structure and pattern of break-up and freeze-up of the sea ice in the circumpolar Arctic. These changes have been as a result of the increasing climatic changes and global warming (Stirling & Derocher, 2012). Ice in the Arctic was recorded lowest in 2002, and it has been...
A case study on Inuit environment and resources, and their relationship to Inuit culture and belief system
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...Arctic region from Greenland to the east of Siberia (Park). They arrived in the Arctic from Asia through land bridges, as a matter of fact, it is settled that they are “the last people to cross from Asia” (King, 9). Needless to state, the Arctic is perhaps the most unlivable place on earth – forever cold and frozen – yet the Inuit have made it home. They lived off of the abundance of the sea and whatever is found on land... Inuit: A Way of Life Introduction: Man has outlived many other animals that once roamed the earth because of his ingenuity, resilience, adaptability and resourcefulness. Among other abilities, these skills are embedded in the human DNA which makes us defy any odds that come our way....
Inuit: A Way of Life
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...Arctic region from Greenland to the east of Siberia (Park). They arrived in the Arctic from Asia through land bridges, as a matter of fact, it is settled that they are “the last people to cross from Asia” (King, 9). Needless to state, the Arctic is perhaps the most unlivable place on earth – forever cold and frozen – yet the Inuit have made it home. They lived off of the abundance of the sea and whatever is found on land. They made... ? Inuit: A Way of Life Introduction: Man has outlived many other animals that once roamed the earth because of his ingenuity, resilience, adaptability and resourcefulness. Among other abilities, these skills are embedded in the human DNA which makes us defy any odds that...
Drilling at the Alaskan National Wildlife Reserve
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...Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR). An American Serengeti, the Arctic Refuge, prolongs to throb with years of ecological rhythms. It is the utmost living memento that safeguarding nature in its natural status is a center American significance. The controversy over drilling in the arctic Refuge regarded as the remaining piece of America’s arctic coastline not already open to oil exploration is not a fresh phenomenon (nrdc.org, 1). Nonetheless, it is high time that people... Drilling at the Alaskan National Wildlife Reserve Introduction On the Northern periphery of the American continent, elongating from the peaks of the Brooks Range across an enormous span of tundra to the Beaufort Sea lays Alaska's...
How climate change/global warming affect the reindeer and its surrounding community e.g tundra. And future predictions
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...arctic tundra and mountain tundra. In addition to this they are also found in Russia, Scandinavia and forests of North America. The reindeer species community can be categorised into 7 subspecies, namely: Peary caribou, Finnish (forest) reindeer caribou,woodland Caribou, Barrenground caribou, Greenland caribou, Svalbard caribou and European (Eurasian tundra) reindeer caribou. The Forest Reindeer and the Eurasian Tundra Reindeer exist in Russia, Finland, Norway and Sweden. In the Arctic and Subarctic, the most common huge land mammal found is the Caribou, Rangifer tarandus. Caribou... Your teacher’s How climate change/global warming affect the reindeer and its surroundings (community) - Tundra Climate...
Geology News
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...Arctic. However, the new study reveals that there are many more factors to be identified. For example, while there is a decline in Arctic sea ice, there is no decline in Antarctic sea ice. Thus, the study shows that there are more culprits other than greenhouse gases and holes in ozone layer. Works Cited “North and Tropical Atlantic Ocean Bringing Climate Change to Antarctica.” ScienceDaily, 22 Jan. 2014. Web. 23 Jan. 2014.... North and Tropical Atlantic Ocean causes climate change in Antarctica The news “North and Tropical Atlantic Ocean Bringing Climate Change to Antarctica” dated 22 January 2014 reveals that distant regional conditions have a role in changing the Antarctic climate. The study reveals...
Cardiac Care
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...ARCTIC Program.EMS stands for Emergency Medical Services while EMS World is an online publication that provides EMS news and training for paramedics. The Advanced Resuscitation Cooling Therapeutics and Intensive Care or ARCTIC is the most comprehensive program of its kind in the United States. According to the article, ARCTIC has two goals and these are: 1) to restart the heart as quickly as possible, and to start cooling as early... Review of the EMS article, the Cutting Edge Cardiac Care The medical article, Cutting Edge Cardiac Care issued by EMS World in February tackles the improvement of the pre-hospital cardiac care with the help of advance technology and innovation particularly with the ARCTIC...
Oil and Gas Exploration at ANWR
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...Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. This paper identifies and explains this issue, in detail. It further identifies the various laws governing the ANWR, and the necessary changes in these laws. The main argument contained in this paper, is that oil and gas exploration at ANWR should be prohibited. 2.0 Identification and Description of the Issue: Oil is a very important natural energy that United States depends on, for purposes of improving its economy. Through oil, the country is able to promote its manufacturing, transport... of President Bush lifted a ban on oil drilling in the arctic and initiated measures aimed at increasing the production of oil in the United...
Physics in The Atmospheric Chemistry Experiment
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...Arctic and identifies the contribution of the dynamics and chemistry to the same due to the changes in the two different atmospheric layers namely, the troposphere and the upper layer called the stratosphere. This paper discusses the physics involved in the experiment and how... it is used to understand the effect of changes in the atmospheric layers on the ozone layer over the Arctic pole. Various parameters like temperature, pressure, etc. have been measured by custom made apparatus like the interferometers, spectrometers, spectrophotometers, etc. Launch- ACE used two major instruments in the mission. While the first instrument was a Fourier Transform Spectrometer (FTS),...
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...arctic present in the north. The white represents the snow that covers the arctic area. Works Cited Petersen, James, Sack, Dorothy and Gabler, Robert. Fundamentals of Physical Geography. Belmont, CA: Cengage Learning, 2010. Print.... Task: Earth The diagram is a representation of part of the solar system showing two planets and the stars. In front of the picture is part of the planet Earth. The Earth assumes a spherical shape with a large center radius that reduces to the north and south. The picture of part of the Earth shows two continents, North and South America, to the top and bottom respectively. Green and brown colors used to represent the planets depict vegetation and land. The parts of the...
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...Arctic region is also known as a Greenland right whale or an Arctic whale due to its habitat. It spends its entire life in the Arctic which is fertile and does not even move to the low altitude water during its reproduction. The only other time it moves is during summer, when it may move for visits in straits, estuaries or even bays, and then it returns to its freezing Arctic ice. These bowhead whales can live between 100 and 200... Essay on Bowhead Whales Facts on Bowhead Whales The bowhead whale is a large dark whale from the family of Balaenidae and a genus of Balaena. Even though it is dark in color, its lower jaw is whitish and there are patches of white on its underbelly and grayish color on its...
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