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Arctic Climate Change Links

  1. Factual links

    Some of the websites providing factual information on Arctic Climate Change:

    • 1.1 Reports by the Arctic Climate Impact Assessment (ACIA)
    • 1.2 International organisations addressing Arctic Climate Change
    • 1.3 FAQs on Arctic Climate Change
    • 1.4 News sites on Arctic Climate Change
  2. Partner links
 

1. Factual links

1.1 Reports by the Arctic Climate Impact Assessment (ACIA)

Besides the "Impacts of a Warming Arctic" synthesis report (summarized by GreenFacts in this Arctic Climate Change study), the Arctic Climate Impact Assessment (ACIA) has published two other related relevant reports on its website www.acia.uaf.edu 

1.2 International organisations addressing Arctic Climate Change
  • The (WWF) dedicates a part of its website on "Arctic environment and conservation" at: www.panda.org/arctic 
  • The U.S. National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) provides Arctic information and indicators that describe the present state of the Arctic ecosystem and climate on its website dedicated to the Arctic: www.arctic.noaa.gov 
  • Vital Arctic Graphics, a UNEP/GRID-Arendal publication, is a compilation of illustrations and case studies intended to describe the Arctic which summarizes some of the key threats to the future sustainability of the Arctic, including the rapid pace of climate change, and increasing natural resource exploration: www.vitalgraphics.net/arctic.cfm 
  • The Environment Times, another UNEP/GRID-Arendal publication, proposes a series of Arctic-related articles at: www.environmenttimes.net/edition.cfm?classID=7&groupID=2 
  • The Global Methodology for Mapping Human Impacts on the Biosphere (GLOBIO), yet another UNEP/GRID-Arendal publication, proposes an analysis on the human impacts now and in the future for the polar regions at: www.globio.info/region/polar/#arctic 
  • Climate in Peril: A Popular Guide to the Latest the IPCC Reports presents the substance of the Climate Change 2007 Synthesis Report of IPCC in simplified language and structure. The guide is a joint publication of GRID-Arendal and SMI Books, with the support of the Norwegian Pollution Control Authority and the Swedish Environmental Protection Agency: www.grida.no/publications/climate-in-peril/  
  • The Arctic Climatology and Meteorology PRIMER for Newcomers to the North website of the US National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC) is a collection of informative meteorology and climate facts with particular emphasis on arctic phenomena: http://nsidc.org/arcticmet/ 
  • The Arctic Monitoring and Assessment Programme (AMAP), an international organization providing information on the status of, and threats to, the Arctic environment in order to better protect it, links to some publications on the climate in the Arctic at: http://amap.no/documents/ 
1.3 FAQs on Arctic Climate Change
1.4 News sites on Arctic Climate Change
 

2. Partner links

  • The International Polar Foundation, through its scientific website SciencePoles, dedicates a webpage to climate change in the Arctic at: www.sciencepoles.org 

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