What is IPY
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Saturday, 30 December 2006 09:49
ASTAPA: Arctic Shelf Tracking and Physics Array
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ICOL: Initial Colonisation of the Arctic in Changing Paleoenvironments
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REMOSUR: Remote sensing, monitoring, and forecast of surging glaciers
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RASHER: Response of Arctic and Subarctic soils in a changing Earth
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Wildlife Health: Assessing the Cumulative Impacts of Multiple Stressors
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AICEMI: Arctic Indigenous Community Monitoring and Information Network
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The Political Economy of Northern Development
The Overarching problems to be adressed by the project relates to the impact of globalization, privatization and liberalization. The Arctic regions still in most cases are characterized by economic dependence on centres in the South, which dominate trade patterns and capital movements. Hence, the main research question is related to both positive and negative impacts of the global economy
Saturday, 30 December 2006 06:16
Retrospective and Prospective Vegetation Change in the Polar Regions: Back to the Future
The polar environments are rapidly changing and leaving a lasting impact on the freshwater and terrestrial ecosystems within them. However the region is so vast and diverse that the knowledge of what drives these changes is limited. This project will assess how terrestrial and freshwater ecosystems and environments have changed in the past and record their current status and biodiversity. IPY provides a timely opportunity for passing on knowledge to new generations of researchers and forming a new and authoritative baseline of environmental characteristics with which to examine future changes. Among the sites to be studied are some first examined during the ICSU-sponsored International Biological Programme, which will allow some assessment of changes over recent decades.
Saturday, 30 December 2006 06:15
ENVISNAR: Environmental baselines, processes, changes and Impacts on people in Nordic arctic regions
There is increasing recognition that multiple environmental changes are occurring in the northern regions of Europe. Some of these environmental changes, for example climate warming, levels of UV-B radiation, and habitat fragmentation, are projected to continue leading to impacts on the lands of the Nordic countries unprecedented since deglaciation some 10,000 year ago. Three ENVISNAR projects studying these processes are profiled below:
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