Previous International Polar Days have focussed on Sea Ice, Ice Sheets, our Changing Earth, and Land and Life. The IPY Day on September 24th will focus on People.
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The following lists IPY projects that consider the Human Dimension at the Polar regions. Their webpages contain a huge amount of information, and the full proposals contain contact information at the end.
IPY ID, chart name, and short title:
6 Dynamic Social Strategies
10 Historical Exploitation of Polar Areas LASHIPA
21 USNP Environmental Change
27 History of International Polar Years
30 Sami in Literature
46 Traditional Indigenous Land Use Areas MODIL-NAO
82 The Linguistic and Cultural Heritage Electronic Network LICHEN
100 History of IPY Field Stations
120 Northern Climate Variability NORCLIM
157 Community Adaption & Vulnerability CAVIAR
162 Rangifer Monitoring CARMA
164 Inuit, Narwhals, & Tusks
166 Sea Ice Knowledge & Use
167 Human Health Initiative AHHI
170 Aliens in Antarctica
183 Community Resiliency and Diversity
186 Food Safety & Wildlife Health
187 Exchange Local Knowledge ELOKA
210 Global Change - Social Challenges
227 Political Economy of Development
247 Bering Sea Community Monitoring
310 Gas, Arctic Peoples, and Security GAPS
337 Dynamics of Circumpolar Land Use and Ethnicity CLUE
384 Food Surveillance System
386 Survey of Living Conditions SLICA-RAAS
399 Reindeer Herding and Climate Change EALÁT
408 Monitoring Human-Rangifer Migrations NOMAD
435 Cultural Heritage in Ice
436 Relocation and Resettlement in the North Moved By The State
462 Arctic Social Indicators
Knowledge Exchange - conferences, publications etc.
69 International Congress of Arctic Social Sciences ICASS VI
135 Base Preservation Workshop
160 Arctic Interdisciplinary Dialogue
299 Arctic Energy Summit
355 Economy of the North
410 Inuit Voices Exhibit
433 Wellbeing of Arctic Indigenous People
Education and Outreach
189 University of the Arctic
388 Arctic Portal
343 Students On Ice
Want to know more about IPY Projects? Have a look at this interactive IPY chart (2.5MB) (click on the hexagons while connected to the internet and get transported to the project page) or browse our projects pages and project database.
Many thanks to Baldvin Kristjánsson for primary image. For more information, please visit The Polar Bear project website.
Thanks also to the CAVIAR project for the image of Fishermen at work outside Kjøllefjord, Finmark, Norway. Photo: Jennifer J. West
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Thursday, 17 April 2008 18:18
IPY Projects related to PeopleWritten by Rhian Salmon
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