Adaptation Actions for a Changing Arctic (AACA) - Barents Area Overview Report
The Barents Region was defined in 1993 as an area of political cooperation between Norway, Sweden, Finland, and Russia, but for the purposes of this report, it is extended northwards to include Svalbard and Franz Josef Land in the High Arctic, eastwards to incorporate Yamalo-Nenets, and includes the Barents Sea, to constitute the Barents study area. (2.382Mb)
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In 2011, the Arctic Council requested AMAP to: "produce information to assist local decision makers and stakeholders in three pilot regions in developing adaptation tools and strategies to better deal with climate change and other pertinent environmental stressors".
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Adaptation Actions for a Changing Arctic (AACA): Overview reports for; the Barents Area; the Bering-Chukchi-Beaufort region; and the Baffin Bay-Davis Strait region Arctic Monitoring and Assessment Programme (AMAP) (Arctic Council Secretariat, 2017-02-07)The three overivew reports are based on the three scientific reports produced for the region, with view to inform in order to assist local decison makers and stakeholders in developing adaptation tools and strategies to ...
SDI Principles implemented in the Barents Euro Arctic Region - the obvious basis for building an Arctic SDI -. Palmér, Owe (European Union; GIT Barents; KOLARCTIC, 2008)"In August 2007 the First International Circumpolar Conference on Geospatial Sciences and Applications / IPY GeoNorth held in Yellowknife, Canada, presented the idea of creating Arctic Spatial Data Infrastructure (ASDI), ...
Remediation of Contaminated Areas of Frantz Josef Land. The Arctic Council and Barents Euro-Arctic Council Project. Arctic Monitoring and Assessment Programme (AMAP) (Arctic Monitoring and Assessment Programme (AMAP), 2006)"NEFCO/AMAP ”Updating of Environmental ”Hot Spots” List in the Russian Part of the Barents Region: Proposal for Environmentally Sound Investment Projects” prepared at the request of the Kirkenes Summit of the Barents ...