Association of Polar Early Career Scientists



Polar Outreach Catalogue

The Known and Unknown Arctic
  • Educators, Teachers
The staff of the Herzen State Pedagogical University of Russia and the Arctic and Antarctic Research Institute prepared the book The Known and Unknown Arctic. It introduces the reader to the Arctic, a unique geographical region of our planet. In a semi-popular way it tells about the history of exploration, modern researches, flora and fauna, natural resources, current ecological issues arising from the reclamation of the natural resources of the Far North. Issues connected with the traditional way of life and modern life of the indigenous peoples in the extreme natural conditions of the Arctic territories are also covered. The book contains a large amount of photographic materials, including authorial photographs from the archives of the Arctic and Antarctic Research Institute, new scientific data acquired by Russian and foreign polar researchers during the International Polar Year 2007/2008. The book is intended for secondary school-age children and junior undergraduates, but it will be an interesting reading for everyone interested in the history, modern condition, and perspectives of the Arctic region of the Earth.
  • Book
The Herzen State Pedagogical University of Russia
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Both Poles
Oslo Science Conference

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