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The Arctic

Trent University

The Arctic

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Published by Trent University in Peterborough [Ont.] .
Written in English

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  • Bibliography

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    Cover title.

    SeriesAlternatives : perspectives on society and environment : Bibliography -- no. 4, Alternatives : perspectives on society and environment : Bibliography -- no. 4.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsZ5861 .A57 no.4
    The Physical Object
    Pagination14 p. ;
    Number of Pages14
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26620018M

    "What made reading Brave New Arctic: The Untold Story of the Melting North a particularly fascinating experience was the perspective of recent discovery as seen through the eyes of a science insider."—Adrian Luckman, Holocene "Serreze’s book is a real alarm call regarding the global consequences of a melting north."—Graham Denyer, Weather.


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The bestselling author of Ilium and Olympos transforms the true story of a legendary Arctic expedition into a thriller worthy of Stephen King or Patrick O’Brian. Their captain’s insane vision of a Northwest Passage has kept the crewmen of The Terror trapped in Arctic ice for two years without a thaw.

Arctic Dreams by Barry Lopez. This National Book Award–winning piece is one of the most thorough examinations of life in the Far North.

Lopez’s book covers everything from the environment and wildlife to natives and explorers alike. This Cold Heaven by Gretel Ehrlich.

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It is the birthing ground for caribou and polar bears. Featuring superb color illustrations, this one-of-a-kind book covers the complete spectrum of wildlife―more than species of plants, fishes, butterflies, birds, and mammals―that inhabit the Arctic’s polar deserts, tundra, taiga, sea ice, and oceans/5(38).

That’s certainly how I came to think about the Arctic as setting when I was writing my latest novel The North Water, a book about a murderer on a 19th-century Arctic whaling ship. The story is set. The book is set in the Canadian arctic, which adds a sense of It is not over the top like James Bond, and it doesn't have the depth of The Hunt for Red October, but has good well-paced action and protagonists that you can't help but admire for their strengths and abilities and like for their gosh-darn nice personalities.4/5.

The Arctic Yearbook is the outcome of the Northern Research Forum and the University of the Arctic Thematic Network (TN) on Geopolitics and Security. Sundogs indicate presence of falling ice crystals, which also form halos. Trade imballance with Russia is costly for U.S.

February 22nd pm. Many Russian seafood products compete in U.S. at much lower prices. Opinion: Oil tax ballot measure is unbalanced, goes too far. February 22nd pm. I've been lucky enough to spend my entire life in. All About the Arctic - Printable Book Brought to you by MyGreen World, this beautifully illustrated printable book explains all about the Arctic including why it is so important, its animal and plant light, environmental challenges, ecosystems, fun facts and much more.

Arctic Life. Descriptive (nonfiction), words, Lexile L Level 2 Grades The Arctic is cold most of the year, but life still goes on. Arctic Life explores how plants The Arctic book animals have adapted to live in such a cold climate and how people manage to survive there as well.

The fish-out-of-water stories of Northern Exposure and Doc Martin meet the rough-and-rugged setting of The Discovery Channel’s Alaskan Bush People in Thomas J. Sims’s adventure memoir “On Call in the Arctic” where the author relates his incredible experience saving lives and himself in North America’s most remote outpost – the wild Alaskan Bush.

Arctic Spectacles: The Frozen North in Visual Culture,by Russell A. Potter. Reviewed by Huw Lewis-Jones. Arctic Hell-Ship: The Voyage of HMS Enterprise, – by William Barr. Reviewed by Jonathan Dore. This is widely regarded as being the best Antarctic book ever written, and by some - the best travel book ever written.

Never out of print since first published in 'Cherry' was the 2nd youngest and one of the bravest on Captain Scott's famously fatal expedition of to be the first to reach the South Pole. Arctic Animals List with Pictures & Facts: Discover Amazing Animals that Live in the Arctic & Sub-Arctic Ap January 1, by admin The Arctic is a hostile environment, yet the species on this Arctic animals list are able to live either on the frozen tundra or in the icy waters that surround the North Pole.

Arctic Dreams: Imagination and Desire in a Northern Landscape, by Barry Lopez (Penguin Random Housere-releasedpages, $ paperback) Barry Lopez’s National Book Award-winning classic study of the Far North is widely considered his masterpiece. He's written about Hip-hop (Spectacular Vernaculars, ) and the history of polar exploration (Arctic Spectacles, ), as well as a novel, PYG: The Memoirs of Toby, the Learned Pig.

His newest book, Finding Franklin: The Untold Story of a Year Search, was published in by McGill-Queen's University Press. Arctic is a Icelandic survival drama film directed by Joe Penna and written by Penna and Ryan Morrison.

The film is an international co-production between Iceland and the United States, and stars Mads Mikkelsen as a man stranded in the film premiered at the Cannes Film Festival, and was released in theaters on 1 February Music by: Joseph Trapanese.

'This book is an accessible and thorough analysis of the current state of play in the Central Arctic Ocean and its five bordering coastal states, an area where the combination of melting sea-ice and the growing demand for oil and gas has increased international interest in resource exploration, shipping rights and environmental by:   Narrated and posted by: Kristen DeVivo Written by: Jennifer Ward Illustrated by: Kenneth J.

Spengler. Books on Arctic Exploration Santa is so yesterday. These arctic explorers (and their books) are the real north-polar stars, according to John R. Bockstoce. By John R. Author: John R. Bockstoce. The Arctic Incident Artemis Fowl, Book 2 by: Eoin Colfer. Buy Now.

Available Formats Print & eBook. Artemis must call on his fairy friends to save his father. Artemis Fowl is at boarding school in Iceland when he receives an urgent video email from Russia. It’s a plea from his father, who has been kidnapped by the Russian mafia.

The Arctic provides not only an understanding of the formation of the Arctic but the science of snow and ice including the phenomena of aurora and parhelia, and the way in which the area’s wildlife contends with the chilling harshness of its climate.

This fascinating, magnificent area is now under severe threat. Ordeal in the Arctic is a television film written by Paul F. Edwards and directed by Mark Sobel. The film stars Richard Chamberlain, Catherine Mary Stewart, Melanie Mayron, Scott Hylands and Page Fletcher.

The accident that Ordeal in the Arctic depicted, occurred on Octowhen Canadian Forces Lockheed CCE Hercules (), from Transport and Music by: Amin Bhatia. About The Book Dive into the world’s coldest ocean in search of one of the rarest creatures on the planet​ in this second story in a series of graphic adventure novels.

Junior explorers Rocco and Olivia embark on an exciting journey into the frigid Arctic waters with famed explorer Fabien Cousteau and his research ed on: Ma   Parents need to know that The Arctic Incident is the second book of eight in the Artemis Fowl storyline.

This is a review of the text version. A graphic novel version is also available, as well as a movie of the first two books joined together set for release in As with the first book, Artemis Fowl, there's a whole lot of fantasy action violence here, but major 4/5. A global view of the Arctic on 21 Septemberthe date at which the sea ice was at its minimum extent for the year in the northern hemisphere.

Image courtesy of NASA. Factbook photos - obtained from a variety of sources - are in the public domain and are copyright free. A global view of Asia on 21 Septemberthe day on which Arctic.

Robert Ludlum was the author of twenty-seven novels, each one a New York Times bestseller. There are more than million of his books in print, and they have been translated into thirty-two languages. He is the author of The Scarlatti Inheritance, The Chancellor Manuscript, and the Jason Bourne series — The Bourne Identity, The Bourne Supremacy, and Brand: Grand Central Publishing.

The book describes the great impact these former giants of the Arctic had on some of the most well-known and practical aspects of Arctic life. By presenting the factual basis for many of the Inuit traditional beliefs about the Tuniit, this book provides readers with a blend of anthropology, history, and traditional knowledge.

This video features Arctic animal sounds for children. It will help kids learn the names, sounds and images of animals found at in the Arctic and Antarctica.

The Arctic Ocean is experiencing some of the world's most drastic warming from climate change. In recent years, scientists have measured dwindling ice cover as record high temperatures inch up and up. The Arctic Book Review. Letters to the Editor.

The Arctic Book Review welcomes letters from readers. Correspondence should be addressed to the Editor, Russell A.

Potter, c/o the English Department, Rhode Island College, Providence RI Once again, in "The Arctic Incident," Eoin Colfer delivers a very engaging story.

This is more of a children's book, but the story is also very interesting from an adult perspective. These books are a bit more involved than the average young adult book, as they deal with more advanced topics involving a more mature Artemis. The idea of a lost ancient civilization located at the North Pole at a time when its climate was friendlier to human habitation is suggested in many of the world's oldest myths and sacred scriptures.

Drawing upon his vast knowledge of the Hindu Vedas and the Zoroastrian Avesta, Tilak makes a painstakingly detailed analysis of the texts and compares them with the. This free emergent reader is a great addition to a unit on Arctic animals. Ideal for children in who are beginning to read, the text uses repeating sentences with picture clues.

This makes it a great activity for increasing children's confidence with reading.4/5(). Unlike the first book you get to see Artemis use his powers for good and play the hero for once, something that Artemis isn't too keen on.

If you're a fan of the first book in the series I highly recommend reading the second. The Arctic Incident is a prime example of why kids fantasy is such a great by: 2. The Arctic Council is the leading intergovernmental forum promoting cooperation, coordination and interaction among the Arctic States, Arctic indigenous communities and other Arctic inhabitants on common Arctic issues, in particular on issues of sustainable development and environmental protection in the Arctic.

The Arctic Guide presents the traveler and naturalist with a portable, authoritative guide to the flora and fauna of earth’s northernmost region. Featuring superb color illustrations, this one-of-a-kind book covers the complete spectrum of wildlife—more than species of plants, fishes, butterflies, birds, and mammals—that inhabit the Arctic’s polar deserts, tundra, taiga, sea ice.

Drawing from his own experiences, explorer Peter Freuchen's famous Book of the Eskimos, published in by Ballantine Books, is a fascinating look at the northern life. We all know Canadian author Farley Mowat wrote the trilogy The Top of the World, which includes, Ordeal by Ice, The Polar Passion, and Tundra, published in by.

We Are the Arctic invites all Americans to join the veterans, Latino conservationists, Native leaders, faith leaders, poets, outdoor adventurers, African Americans, scientists, photographers and children featured within this book in asking our elected officials for the strongest possible protection for the Arctic Refuge before the close of.

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The term is derived from the Greek arktos (“bear”), referring to the northern constellation of the Bear. It has sometimes been used to designate the area within the Arctic Circle—a mathematical line .Get this from a library!

The European Union and the Arctic. [Nengye Liu; Elizabeth A Kirk; Tore Henriksen;] -- The European Union and the Arctic' brings together academics from a range of disciplines to discuss the EU's potential roles in shaping Arctic governance.

The book is divided into three parts. The.