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The Arctic as a messenger for global processes -- climate change and pollution

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Abstract book from a conference held May 3-6, 2011, in Copenhagen, Denmark, by the Arctic Monitoring and Assessment Programme (AMAP), Aarhus University, and University of Copenhagen
Publication Type
Conference/Meeting Material
Date
2011
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Abstract book from a conference held May 3-6, 2011, in Copenhagen, Denmark, by the Arctic Monitoring and Assessment Programme (AMAP), Aarhus University, and University of Copenhagen
Date
2011
Language
English
Publication Type
Conference/Meeting Material
Keywords
AMAP
Arctic
Carbon
Climate change
Contaminants
Human health
Mercury
Ocean acidification
POPs
Projections
SWIPA
Abstract
Established by the eight Arctic Countries in 1991, and now one of the groups serving the Arctic Council, AMAP is charged with coordinating monitoring and performing scientific assessments of pollution and climate change issues in the circum-Arctic area to document trends and effects in Arctic ecosystems and humans and identify possible actions for consideration by policy makers.
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The View from the Top: searching for responses to a rapidly changing Arctic.

https://arctichealth.org/en/permalink/ahliterature297141
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United Nations Environment Programme. UNEP Year Book 2013. p.19-35.
Publication Type
Book/Book Chapter
Date
2014
specialized feeding habits are particularly vulnerable (Laidre et al. 2008). As the ice disappears, major changes will take place in pelagic species and in ice-associated plankton. The marine ecosystem is also affected by changing water temperatures and ocean acidification (Box 3). Moreover, climate
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United Nations Environment Programme. UNEP Year Book 2013. p.19-35.
Date
2014
Language
English
Publication Type
Book/Book Chapter
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1381844
Keywords
Arctic
Sea ice
Climate change
Air temperatures
Black carbon (soot)
Methane
Permafrost
Marine mammals
Ocean acidification
Resource development
Fisheries
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