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2014

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Responding to Oil Spills in the U.S. Arctic Marine Environment

The risk of a serious oil spill in the arctic is escalating due to potential increases in shipping traffic and oil and gas activities. To provide an effective response effort in challenging Arctic conditions–and minimize impacts on people and sensitive ecosystems–a full range of oil spill response technologies is needed. This report assesses the current …

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The Arctic in the Anthropocene: Emerging Research Questions

With rapid change unfolding throughout the Arctic, the need for actionable Arctic science has never been greater. This new report identifies emerging research questions important for understanding how environmental and societal transitions will affect the Arctic and the rest of the world.

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