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I realized that the high levels of radium in the middle of the Arctic Ocean were indeed coming from a shelf--just not the one we had crossed on our way out to the central Arctic!
Caption: DIANE TUFT, The Arctic Melt, Greenland Sea, Arctic Ocean, 4:48 PM, 79 degrees N, 2015, Color pigment print, 45 x 60 inches
"Maximum concentrations of floating plastic measured in this sector of the Arctic Ocean were considerably lower than those in the subtropical accumulation zones, but the median values were similar, especially in units of number of items," the study said, adding that large items (bigger than 12.6 millimeter) were relatively few, between 2 and 5 percent.
There are 10 globally significant bird areas in the Arctic Ocean and along its shoreline in the Chukchi and Beaufort seas lease areas.
"Many countries have noticed the financial and strategic value of Arctic Ocean passages.
The simulation also predicted that winter temperatures over the Arctic Ocean will eventually become warmer than those over the surrounding continents.
In 1997, the International Bathymetric Chart of the Arctic Ocean (IBCAO) project was initiated in St.
Currently, Canada, Denmark, Russia, Norway and the United States, the Arctic coastal States, are all trying to establish their sovereignty over the natural resources in the Arctic Ocean, in areas known as the "extended continental shelf".
Editors Lalonde and McDorman present students, academics, researchers, and professionals working in a wide variety of contexts with a collection of academic articles and essays that examine a variety of legal and political issues that expanded use of the Arctic Ocean brings with it.
Jewell's move late last month, adding Hanna Shoal to four other Arctic Ocean areas that won't be offered for future oil lease sales, came just two days after President Barack Obama declared he would seek wilderness protection for the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, including its coastal plain, which holds an estimated 10 billion barrels of oil.
The Arctic Ocean route has long attracted attention as the shortest shipping route linking Europe and Asia.
Russia's Yamal LNG project will target the Japanese market with production of liquefied natural gas (LNG) on the shores of the Arctic Ocean set to begin in 2017, the project chairman told Reuters in an interview.Japan is the world's top consumer of the seaborne super-cooled gas, and has increased LNG purchases since the Fukushima nuclear disaster in 2011.
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