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Arctic Science, International Law and Climate Change

Legal Aspects of Marine Science in the Arctic Ocean

Wasum-Rainer, Susanne, Winkelmann, Ingo, Tiroch, Katrin (Eds.)

2012, XIX, 374p. 36 illus., 30 illus. in color.

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  • Provides a comprehensive and interdisciplinary analysis of the topic (you find all information in one book) Combines academic analysis with practical and political problems. Therefore, it represents a most valuable tool for all those in politics, academia, private sector and civil society The contributors are all well-known experts in their fields

Developments in the Arctic region are increasingly part of international discussion. The book contains a comprehensive and interdisciplinary analysis of the current problems around marine scientific research in the Arctic region. It combines scientific, legal and policy aspects. The main questions addressed are: ongoing and future Arctic marine research, marine research in the Arctic Ocean in practice, the legal framework, enlarged continental shelves and the freedom of marine science and particularities and challenges of the Arctic region. The contributors are leading experts in the field of politics, law and science.

Content Level » Professional/practitioner

Keywords » Arctic Ocean - Climate change - Hydrographic survey/Prospecting and exploring - Marine environment - Marine scientific research

Related subjects » Climate Change Management and Policy - International, Foreign and Comparative Law

Table of contents 

G. Westerwelle: Climate Change, International Law and Arctic Research - Legal Aspects of Marine Research in the Arctic Ocean.- M. Damanaki: The Arctic: A Test Bench for International Dialogue.- J. Laajava: Arctic Science, International Law and Climate Change.- L.-O. Reiersen, S. Wilson: The Arctic - a Sentinel for Environmental Processes and Effects.- M. Gahler: More Relevant Research for the EU Artic Policy.- P. Lembe: Arctic Processes and the Global Climate.- K. Alverson: Developing and Sustaining an Arctic Ocean Observing.- I. Ashik: Recent Russian Marine Research Activities in the Arctic Ocean.- U. Nixdorf: Arctic Research in Practice.- L. Mayer: Arctic Marine Research: The Perspective of a US Practitioner.- B. Coakley: Environmental Permitting Constraints on Arctic Marine Scientific Research.- A.S. Studenetsky: Marine Scientific Research in Waters under the Jurisdiction of the Russian Federation.- K. Näkkäläjärvi: Climate Change and Traditional Knowledge.- C. Marcussen: Extended Continental Shelf Issues in the Arctic Ocean: A Modern "Land Grab" or an Example of Cooperation between the Arctic Coastal States?- T.L. McDorman: Setting the State: The Continental Shelf and Marine Science in the Arctic Ocean.- P.A. Berkman: "Common Interests" as an Evolving Body of International Law: Applications to Arctic Ocean Stewardship.- M.W. Lodge: The International Seabed Authority and the Arctic.- A.G.O. Elferink: The Regime for Marine Scientific Research in the Arctic: Implications of the Absence of Outer Limits of the Continental Shelf beyond 200 Nautical Miles.- B. Baker: Common Precepts of Marine Scientific Research Access in the Arctic.- V. Golitsyn: Climate Change, Marine Science and Delineation of the Continental Shelf.- J.-C. Gascard: From the DAMOCLES to ACCESS Projects (Sixth & Seventh EU Framework Programmes 2005-2015) IAOOS - An Advanced Artic Ocean Observing System (2011-2019).- H. Eicken: Internationally Coordinated, Cooperative Arctic Marine Science during the Fourth International Polar Year: Lessons for Future Arctic Ocean Science Agreements.- U. Hanson: Inuit, Circumpolar Law & Politics, Resource Development.- S. Wasum-Rainer: Conclusions of the Chair. 

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