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    • Oceanographic and Marine Meteorological Observations in the Polar Regions - A report to the Joint WMO-IOC Technical Commission for Oceanography and Marine Meteorology. 

      Joint WMO-IOC Technical Commission for Oceanography and Marine Meteorology (WMO & IOC, Observations Coordination Group (OCG), 2000)
      In Geneva, December 6-8, 1999, a meeting of experts was held to discuss a JCOMM/GOOS Polar Region Strategy. It was agreed on the importance of developing an integrated Polar Region Strategy Document for JCOMM. This document ...
    • Final Report of the Inuit Bowhead Knowledge Study, Nunavut, Canada. 

      Hay, Keith; Aglukark, David; Igutsaq, David; Ikkidluak, Joannie; Mike, Meeka (Nunavut Wildlife Management Board, Nunavut, Canada, 2000)
      As mandated by the Nunavut Land Claims Agreement of 1993, Inuit knowledge of bowhead whales in Nunavut, Canada was collected by means of 257 individual interviews with 252 Inuit hunters and elders in 18 ...
    • Sea-Ice Information Services in the World. 3rd Edition, 2006 [SUPERSEDED by http://hdl.handle.net/11329/283] 

      World Meteorological Organization (JCOMM via ET-SI, Expert Team on Sea Ice, 2006)
      The WMO publication Sea-Ice Information Services in the World (WMO-No. 574) was first published in 1981. Many ocean and sea areas of the world, in addition tothe polar seas, are susceptible to sea ice (for example, the ...
    • Final Report. Sustainable model for Arctic Regional Tourism. 

      Vaarala, Mirkka (State Provincial Office of Lapland and Kemi-Tornio University of Applied Sciences, Finland., Rovaniemi, Finland, 2006)
      he purpose of the Sustainable model for Arctic Regional Tourism (SMART) – project was to assist the arctic tourism sector, mainly local small- to medium-sized tourism businesses (SMEs) and other local stakeholders to develop ...
    • Electronic Chart Systems Ice Objects Catalogue. Version 4. [SUPERSEDED by http://hdl.handle.net/11329/135] 

      JCOMM Expert Team on Sea Ice (Canadian Ice Service, Ottawa, Canada, 2007)
      A number of northern nations, particularly, Canada, Denmark, Germany, Norway, Russian Federation, the United States, and those bordering on the Baltic Sea, maintain Ice Services (for a complete list of national ice services ...
    • Negotiating Research Relationships with Inuit Communities: a Guide for Researchers. 

      Nickels, Scot; Shirley, Jamal; Laidler, Gita; Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami; Nunavut Research Institute (Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami and Nunavut Research Institute, Ottawa and Iqualuit, 2007)
      Northern researchers are ever-aware of the growing expectations on them to ensure that northern communities are involved in, and benefit from, research. But what are researchers really being asked to do? How can community ...
    • Handbook for community-based sea ice monitoring. 

      Mahoney, Andy; Gearheard, Shari (National Snow and Ice Data Center, Boulder, Colorado, 2008)
      This handbook was originally compiled as a reference for local observers carrying out sea ice measurements as part of a community-based sea ice observation network for the Siku-Inuit-Hila project, an NSF-funded project ...
    • WMO Sea-ice Nomenclature, WMO/OMM/ВМО - No.259 Suppl.No.5. Linguistic equivalents. 

      JCOMM Expert Team on Sea Ice (JCOMM Expert Team on Sea Ice, Geneva, Switzerland, 2009)
      Describes WMO Sea-ice terminology, with linguistic equivalents
    • Best Practices in Ecosystem-based Oceans Management in the Arctic. 

      Hoel, A.H. (Norsk Polarinstitutt, Tromso, Norway, 2009)
      The aggregate effects of multiple uses of the oceans – fishing, transportation, petroleum development, waste disposal, etc. – call for an ecosystem-based approach to oceans management. The need for oceans management ...
    • Sea-ice information services in the world. Edition 2010. [SUPERSEDED by http://hdl.handle.net/11329/394] 

      World Meteorological Organization (World Meteorological Organization, Geneva, Switzerland, 2010)
      The WMO publication ‘Sea Ice Information Services in the World’ (WMO No. 574) is intended to provide to mariners and other users the latest snapshot of the sea ice services available world-wide, effectively extending the ...
    • Modeling the temperature evolution of Svalbard permafrost during the 20th and 21st century. 

      Etzelmüller, Bernd; Schuler, Thomas Vikhamar; Isaksen, Ketil; Christiansen, Hanne Hvidtfeldt; Farbrot, Herman; Benestad, Rasmus (2011)
      Variations in ground thermal conditions in Svalbard were studied based on measurements and modelling. Ground temperature data from boreholes were used to calibrate a transient heat flow model describing depth and time ...
    • Ethical guidelines for the documentation of árbediehtu, Sami traditional knowledge. 

      Jonsson, Asa Nordin (Sámi allaskuvla / Sámi University College, Guovdageaidnu, Norway, 2011)
      Documentation of the traditional knowledge of indigenous peoples is becoming increasingly common; one reason for this is that such knowledge is becoming ever weaker and even in some cases disappearing. This is partly due ...
    • Arctic Marine Biodiversity Monitoring Plan (CBMP-MARINE PLAN). 

      Gill, M.J.; Crane, K.; Hindrum, R.; Arneberg, P.; Bysveen, I.; Denisenko, N.V.; Gofman, V.; Grant-Friedman, A.; Gudmundsson, G.; Hopcroft, R.R.; Iken, K.; Labansen, A.; Liubina, O.S.; Melnikov, I.A.; Moore, S.E.; Reist, J.D.; Sirenko, B.I.; Stow, J.; Ugarte, F.; Vongraven, D.; Watkins, J. (CAFF International Secretariat, Akureyri, Iceland, 2011)
      Arctic biodiversity is under growing pressure from both climate change and resource development, requiring both managers and users to have access to more complete information to help them make timely and informed conservation ...
    • Cornice dynamics and meteorological control at Gruvefjellet, Central Svalbard. 

      Vogel, Stephan; Eckerstorfer, Markus; Christiansen, Hanne H. (2012)
      Cornice fall avalanches endanger life and infrastructure in Nybyen, a part of Svalbard’s main settlement Longyearbyen, located at 78◦ N in the High Arctic. Thus, cornice dynamics – accretion, cracking and eventual failure ...
    • Electronic Chart Systems Ice Objects Catalogue, Version 5.1. Draft for Approval. February 2012. [SUPERSEDED by http://hdl.handle.net/11329/403] 

      Falkingham, John; Smolyanitsky, Vasily (WMO/JCOMM Expert Team on Sea Ice, Geneva, Switzerland, 2012)
      Many Arctic and Baltic nations maintain Ice Services and issue ice charts on a regular basis when marine activities are occurring in the vicinity of sea ice and icebergs. These ice charts are used on ships as an aid ...
    • Management and utilization of seals in Greenland. Revised April 2012. 

      Government of Greenland, Department of Fisheries, Hunting & Agriculture (Government of Greenland, Department of Fisheries, Hunting & Agriculture, Greenland, 2012)
      1. Species: There are six different species of seals in the Greenlandic waters. Five of the species have been hunted for centuries, but today the catch is focused on the harp seal, ringed seal and hooded seal with great ...
    • White paper on management and utilization of large whales in Greenland. [Presented at the 63rd Annual Meeting of the International Whaling Commission]. 

      Government of Greenland, Ministry of Fisheries, Hunting & Agriculture (Government of Greenland, Ministry of Fisheries, Hunting & Agriculture, Greenland, 2012)
      Within the IWC context, Greenland’s hunt of large whales falls in the category of Aboriginal Subsistence Whaling (ASW) together with the whaling of the Russian Federation, St. Vincent and The Grenadines and the USA. For ...
    • AMAP Assessment 2013: Arctic Ocean Acidification. 

      Arctic Monitoring and Assessment Programme (AMAP) (Arctic Monitoring and Assessment Programme (AMAP), Oslo, Norway, 2013)
      This assessment report presents the results of the 2013 AMAP Assessment of Arctic Ocean Acidification (AOA). This is the first such assessment dealing with AOA from an Arctic-wide perspective, and complements several ...
    • Observing System Simulation Experiments; justifying new Arctic observation capabilities. 

      Masutani, Michiko; Garand, Louis; Lahoz, William; Riishøjgaard, Lars Peter; Andersson, Erik; Rochon, Yves; Tsyrulnikov, Mikhail; McConnell, John; Cucurull, Lidia; Xie, Yuanfu; Ishii, Shoken; Grumbine, Robert; Brunet, Gilbert; Woollen, John S.; Sato, Yoshiaki (NOAA National Centers for Environmental Prediction, 2013)
      The Arctic is recognized as one of the key areas of the globe, both in terms of its sensitivity to climate change, and by the increasing economic activity that is expected with the opening up of Arctic areas in a warming ...
    • Incorporating Inuit Societal Values. 

      Goverment of Nunavut (Government of Nunavut, Nunavut, 2013)
      This report is a compilation of the Government of Nunavut’s activities that reflect Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit (IQ) and Inuit Societal Values (ISV). The first section of the report identifies legislation with references to ...