The Arctic Grail

Examines the nineteenth century quest for the Northwest Passage linking the Atlantic and the Pacific, and the North Pole.

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  • Author : Pierre Berton
  • Publisher : New York : Viking
  • Pages : 672 pages
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  • Rating : 4.5/5 from 6 reviews
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The Arctic Grail

The Arctic Grail
  • Author : Pierre Berton
  • Publisher : New York : Viking
  • Release : 18 September 1988
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Examines the nineteenth century quest for the Northwest Passage linking the Atlantic and the Pacific, and the North Pole.

Ancient People of the Arctic

Ancient People of the Arctic
  • Author : Robert McGhee
  • Publisher : UBC Press
  • Release : 18 September 2021
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The Palaeo-Eskimos have left far more than the hundreds of pieces of art recovered by archaeologists and the evidence of human ingenuity and endurance on the perimeter of the habitable world. Their most valuable legacy lies in the realization that these two things occurred together and were part of the same phenomenon. They provide an example of lives lived richly and joyfully amid dangers and insecurities that are beyond the imagination of the present world.

Antarctica and the Arctic Circle: A Geographic Encyclopedia of the Earth's Polar Regions [2 volumes]

Antarctica and the Arctic Circle: A Geographic Encyclopedia of the Earth's Polar Regions [2 volumes]
  • Author : Andrew J. Hund
  • Publisher : ABC-CLIO
  • Release : 14 October 2014
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This one-stop reference is a perfect resource for anyone interested in the North and South Poles, whether their interest relates to history, wildlife, or the geography of these regions in the news today. • Introduces natural phenomena and flora and fauna found at the North and South Pole regions • Discusses current concerns related to climate change and its impact on the polar regions • Furnishes students with an understanding of territorial claims and political issues surrounding the North and South Poles • Includes

The Arctic

The Arctic
  • Author : Neloy Khare,Rajni Khare
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 22 June 2021
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The Arctic: A Barometer of Global Climate Variability provides a comprehensive source of information on all aspects of the Arctic region. Through thorough research, first-hand accounts and case studies, the book details international arctic research initiatives and native environments, including flora and fauna. Sections explore the impact of climate change, the effect of the Arctic on climate change, the environmental issues facing the region and how it is adapting. It is also a must-read source of information for polar scientists,

Renewable Energy for the Arctic

Renewable Energy for the Arctic
  • Author : Gisele Arruda
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 06 August 2018
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This book explores various facets of the transition to renewable energy in the Arctic region. It critically examines the adverse effects of fossil fuel extraction and use, environmental and social impacts of climate change, and the possibility of a low carbon energy system through innovation and technology. Drawing together a diverse range of contributors and considering a range of new energy sources, this volume also looks at the scale of the transition challenges in the Arctic energy production and use,

A Farewell to Ice

A Farewell to Ice
  • Author : P. Wadhams
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release : 18 September 2021
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Ice, the magic crystal -- A brief history of ice on planet Earth -- The modern cycle of ice ages -- The greenhouse effect -- Sea ice meltback begins -- The future of Arctic sea ice the death spiral -- The accelerating effects of Arctic feedbacks -- Arctic methane, a catastrophe in the making -- Strange weather -- The secret life of chimneys -- What's happening to the Antarctic? -- The state of the planet -- A call to arms

End-of-Earth People

End-of-Earth People
  • Author : Bern Will Brown
  • Publisher : Dundurn.com
  • Release : 10 March 2014
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Bern Will Brown provides an in-depth account of the Northwest Territories' Sahtu Dene people (named "Arctic Hareskin" people by European explorers) across the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. The book includes insights into how the communities address modern life and growing threats to their traditions and identity.

Threats to the Arctic

Threats to the Arctic
  • Author : Scott Elias
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 28 June 2021
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Threats to the Arctic discusses all the current threats to this fragile region, emphasizing the interconnections between many environmental impacts, as well as the teleconnections between events already emerging in the Arctic (ocean circulation changes, melting of sea ice, glaciers and ice sheets) and other parts of the world. The book's aim is to inform readers about the impending, sometimes irreversible changes coming to the Arctic. University students, environmental engineers, policymakers and sociologists with an interest in the role of

The Arctic Patrol Mystery

The Arctic Patrol Mystery
  • Author : Franklin W. Dixon
  • Publisher : Hardy Boys
  • Release : 18 September 1969
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While searching in Iceland for a missing sailor sought by an insurance company, the teen-age detective brothers uncover a plot threatening the life of a United States astronaut and the secrets of NASA's moon project.

Environmental Security in the Arctic Ocean

Environmental Security in the Arctic Ocean
  • Author : Paul Arthur Berkman,Alexander N. Vylegzhanin
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 29 November 2012
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This seminal book results from a NATO Advanced Research Workshop at the University of Cambridge with Russian co-directorship, enabling the first formal dialogue between NATO and Russia about security issues in the Arctic Ocean. Involving interdisciplinary participation with experts from 17 nations, including all of the Arctic states, this workshop itself reflects progress in Arctic cooperation and collaboration. Interests now are awakening globally to take advantage of extensive energy, shipping, fishing and tourism opportunities in the Arctic Ocean as it is

Governing Complexity in the Arctic Region

Governing Complexity in the Arctic Region
  • Author : Mathieu Landriault,Andrew Chater,Elana Wilson Rowe,P. Whitney Lackenbauer
  • Publisher : International Political Economy of New Regionalisms Series
  • Release : 31 October 2019
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This book examines emerging forms of governance in the Arctic region, exploring how different types of state and non-state actors promote and support rules and standards. The authors argue that confining our understandings of Arctic governance to Arctic states and a focus on the Arctic Council as the primary site of circumpolar governance provides an incomplete picture. Instead, they embrace the complexity of governance in the Arctic by systematically analyzing and comparing the position, interventions, and influence of different actor

The Climate of the Arctic

The Climate of the Arctic
  • Author : Rajmund Przybylak
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release : 17 April 2013
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th Towards the end of the 19 century some researchers put forward the hypothesis that the Polar regions may play the key role in the shaping of the global climate. This supposition found its full confirmation in empirical and th model research conducted in the 20 century, particularly in recent decades. The intensification of the global warming after about 1975 brought into focus the physical causes of this phenomenon. The first climatic models created at that time, and the analyses of long observation

Into the Arctic

Into the Arctic
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Rocky Mountain Books Incorporated
  • Release : 02 October 2020
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With commentaries by Todd Wilkinson; Billy Arnaquq; Manitoba Senator Patricia Bovey, FRSA, FCMA; Elizabeth Dowdeswell, Lieutenant Governor of Ontario; Wade Davis; Robert Bateman; John Geiger; and others, this impressive volume highlights over a decade of awe-inspiring oil paintings of the Canadian Arctic by renowned landscape artist, Cory Trépanier. With a backpack full of painting, filming and camping gear, Cory Trépanier traversed more than 40,000 kilometres through six Arctic national parks and 16 Arctic communities--and exploring many more places in between--in