The Resource Changes in the Arctic : Background and Issues for Congress, (electronic resource)

Changes in the Arctic : Background and Issues for Congress, (electronic resource)

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Changes in the Arctic : Background and Issues for Congress
Title
Changes in the Arctic
Title remainder
Background and Issues for Congress
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Subject
Language
eng
Summary
  • This report is one in a series of updates. For the most recent coverage of this report series, please see 13-R4-1153f in the 2013 issue
  • Provides background on Arctic area and relations between the Arctic countries, comprised of the U.S., Canada, Russia, Norway, Denmark-by virtue of Greenland, Finland, Sweden, and Iceland. Covers definitions of the Arctic, U.S. Arctic research, Bush Administration Jan. 2009 Presidential Arctic Policy Directive, May 2010 Obama Administration national security strategy, and May 2013 National Strategy for Arctic Region and its implementation. Discusses establishment of UN Convention on Law of the Sea and its impact on Arctic area. Addresses current and potential policy issues, including climate change and loss of Arctic sea ice; territorial claims and sovereignty; commercial sea transportation; oil, gas, and mineral exploration; oil pollution and response; fisheries; protected species; indigenous populations living in the Arctic; polar icebreaking; search and rescue; geopolitical environment; and U.S. military forces and operations. Includes appendices providing full texts of Title I of P.L. 98-373, the Arctic Research and Policy Act of 1984; P.L. 101-609 of 1990, the Amending Arctic Research and Policy Act of 1984; Jan. 2009 Presidential Arctic Policy Directive; and May 2013 National Strategy for Arctic Region and Jan. 2014 implementation plan
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ProQuest U.S. Congressional Research Digital Collection
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federal national government publication
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non fiction
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  • United Nations
  • Pollution
  • Fisheries
  • Arctic regions
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Changes in the Arctic : Background and Issues for Congress, (electronic resource)
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CRS Report
Antecedent source
mixed
Color
black and white
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (126 p.)
File format
one file format
Form of item
electronic
Level of compression
mixed
Other physical details
digital, PDF file.
Quality assurance targets
present
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preservation
Specific material designation
remote
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crs20141440
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System requirements: PDF reader software
Label
Changes in the Arctic : Background and Issues for Congress, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
CRS Report
Antecedent source
mixed
Color
black and white
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (126 p.)
File format
one file format
Form of item
electronic
Level of compression
mixed
Other physical details
digital, PDF file.
Quality assurance targets
present
Reformatting quality
preservation
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
crs20141440
System details
System requirements: PDF reader software

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