By Polar Research Board, Division on Earth and Life Studies, National Research Council
Seen in satellite tv for pc photos as a jagged white coat draped excessive of the globe, the excessive Arctic appears to be like far away and remoted. yet no matter if you do not stay there, do not do company there, and should by no means trip there, you're toward the Arctic than you're thinking that. Arctic issues: the worldwide Connection to adjustments within the Arctic is a brand new academic source produced by way of the Polar examine Board of the nationwide learn Council (NRC). It attracts upon a wide selection of peer-reviewed NRC experiences and different nationwide and overseas stories to supply a quick, reader-friendly primer at the advanced ways that the adjustments at present affecting the Arctic and its assorted humans, assets, and surroundings can, in flip, impact the whole globe. subject matters within the publication comprise how weather alterations at present underway within the Arctic are a motive force for international sea-level upward push, supply new customers for common source extraction, and feature rippling results in the course of the world's climate, weather, nutrients provide and economic climate.
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Extra resources for Arctic Matters: The Global Connection to Changes in the Arctic
Seasonal-to-Decadal Predictions of Arctic Sea Ice: Challenges and Strategies. National Research Council, 2012. ●● Sea-Level Rise for the Coasts of California, Oregon, and Washington: Past, Present, and Future. National Research Council, 2012. ●● Frontiers in Understanding Climate Change and Polar Ecosystems: Summary of a Workshop. National Research Council, 2011. S. Naval Forces. National Research Council, 2011. Other relevant reports: ●● National Climate Assessment. US Global Change Research Program, 2014.
Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), 2014. ●● US Navy Arctic Roadmap: 2014–2030. US Navy, 2014. org/arctic. The Global Connection to Changes in the Arctic 31 This booklet was developed by Anne Johnson, Solmaz Spence, Katie Thomas, and Lauren Everett and designed by Jay Christian. Support was provided by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, the National Science Foundation, the US Global Change Research Program, and the National Academy of Sciences. Special thanks to Laurie Geller, Deborah Glickson, Nancy Huddleston, Susan Roberts, Amanda Staudt, and Gregory Symmes; and to Richard Alley, Julie Brigham-Grette, Raychelle Daniel, Brendan Kelly, Henry Huntington, Jean Pennycook, Stephanie Pfirman, Gaius Shaver, John Walsh, James White, and representatives of the US Global Change Research Program, for their helpful contributions.
National Research Council, 2013. ●● Climate Change Evidence and Causes: An Overview from the Royal Society and the US National Academy of Sciences, 2014. S. Arctic: Summary of a Conference. Transportation Research Board, 2013. ●● Seasonal-to-Decadal Predictions of Arctic Sea Ice: Challenges and Strategies. National Research Council, 2012. ●● Sea-Level Rise for the Coasts of California, Oregon, and Washington: Past, Present, and Future. National Research Council, 2012. ●● Frontiers in Understanding Climate Change and Polar Ecosystems: Summary of a Workshop.