Action in the Arctic
- Arctic Rising. // Greenpeace Update;Fall2012, p2
The article focuses on the strategies of the Greenpeace, a non-governmental environmental organization, for protecting a global sanctuary in the Arctic region. It informs that the Arctic Ocean is at threat from climate change, oil drilling and extensive fishing. It is emphasized that the Ocean...
- Environmental Exploration Project. Schmuck, Sara // National Driller;Nov2009, Vol. 30 Issue 11, p22
The article offers information about the New Jersey Shallow Shelf Expedition 313 which is funded by the Integrated Ocean Drilling Program (IODP), which examines core samples from 35 miles off the country's coast. It mentions that the expedition will collect cores from sediments that are embedded...
- OCEANIC WOE. Magrini, Marco // Geographical (Geographical Magazine Ltd.);May2016, Vol. 88 Issue 5, p9
The article discusses the impact of climate change on sea levels and mentions topics including low levels of Arctic sea ice in 2015, sea level increases attributed to ice melting in Antarctica, and how extra carbon intake makes oceans more acidic and threaten marine life.
- From the Executive Director. Radford, Philip D. // Greenpeace Update;Winter2012, p1
An introduction to the journal is presented in which the editor discusses the impact of Arctic oil drilling program on Arctic region.
- Earthï¿½s ice: Sea level, climate, and our future commitment. Scambos, Ted // Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists;Jan2011, Vol. 67 Issue 1, p28
The world's icy and snowy regions-the cryosphere-are where the most profound changes will occur as the globe continues warming. In many areas, the levels of cryospheric change today are surpassing any seen in the past hundreds to thousands of years. This amplified response has a simple...
- Greenpeace photographer freed on bail. Interfax // Russia & FSU General News;11/18/2013, p1
ST. PETERSBURG. Nov 18 (Interfax) - St. Petersburg's Kalininsky district court on Monday freed photographer Denis Sinyakov on bail, charged with hooliganism after a protest at the Prirazlomnaya drilling platform with Greenpeace activists.
- Reducing Air Pollution from Marine Vessels to Mitigate Arctic Warming: Is it Time to Target Black Carbon? Boone, Laura // Carbon & Climate Law Review;2012, Issue 1, p13
The effects of climate change are being felt all over the world, resulting in flooding, sea level rise, changing rainfall patterns, temperature increases and so on, and this impact is considered to be twice as strong in the Arctic. When assessing current mitigating efforts and their preliminary...
- The effects of aggressive mitigation on steric sea level rise and sea ice changes. Körper, J.; Höschel, I.; Lowe, J.; Hewitt, C.; Salas y Melia, D.; Roeckner, E.; Huebener, H.; Royer, J.-F.; Dufresne, J.-L.; Pardaens, A.; Giorgetta, M.; Sanderson, M.; Otterå, O.; Tjiputra, J.; Denvil, S. // Climate Dynamics;Feb2013, Vol. 40 Issue 3/4, p531
With an increasing political focus on limiting global warming to less than 2 Â°C above pre-industrial levels it is vital to understand the consequences of these targets on key parts of the climate system. Here, we focus on changes in sea level and sea ice, comparing twenty-first century...
- Comparative Analysis of the Western Arctic Surface Climate among Observations and Model Simulations. Wu, Wanli; Lynch, Amanda H.; Sheldon Drobot; Maslanik, James; McGuire, A. David; Herzfeld, Ute // Earth Interactions;2007, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p1
Accurate estimates of the spatial and temporal variation in terrestrial water and energy fluxes and mean states are important for simulating regional hydrology and biogeochemistry in high-latitude regions. Furthermore, it is necessary to develop high-resolution hydroclimatological datasets at...