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    • Oceanographic and Marine Meteorological Observations in the Polar Regions - A report to the Joint WMO-IOC Technical Commission for Oceanography and Marine Meteorology. 

      Joint WMO-IOC Technical Commission for Oceanography and Marine Meteorology (WMO & IOC, Observations Coordination Group (OCG), 2000)
      In Geneva, December 6-8, 1999, a meeting of experts was held to discuss a JCOMM/GOOS Polar Region Strategy. It was agreed on the importance of developing an integrated Polar Region Strategy Document for JCOMM. This document ...
    • Sea-Ice Information Services in the World. 3rd Edition, 2006 [SUPERSEDED by http://hdl.handle.net/11329/283] 

      World Meteorological Organization (JCOMM via ET-SI, Expert Team on Sea Ice, 2006)
      The WMO publication Sea-Ice Information Services in the World (WMO-No. 574) was first published in 1981. Many ocean and sea areas of the world, in addition tothe polar seas, are susceptible to sea ice (for example, the ...
    • Handbook for community-based sea ice monitoring. 

      Mahoney, Andy; Gearheard, Shari (National Snow and Ice Data Center, Boulder, Colorado, 2008)
      This handbook was originally compiled as a reference for local observers carrying out sea ice measurements as part of a community-based sea ice observation network for the Siku-Inuit-Hila project, an NSF-funded project ...
    • Best Practices in Ecosystem-based Oceans Management in the Arctic. 

      Hoel, A.H. (Norsk Polarinstitutt, Tromso, Norway, 2009)
      The aggregate effects of multiple uses of the oceans – fishing, transportation, petroleum development, waste disposal, etc. – call for an ecosystem-based approach to oceans management. The need for oceans management ...
    • Sea-ice information services in the world. Edition 2010. [SUPERSEDED by http://hdl.handle.net/11329/394] 

      World Meteorological Organization (World Meteorological Organization, Geneva, Switzerland, 2010)
      The WMO publication ‘Sea Ice Information Services in the World’ (WMO No. 574) is intended to provide to mariners and other users the latest snapshot of the sea ice services available world-wide, effectively extending the ...
    • Arctic Marine Biodiversity Monitoring Plan (CBMP-MARINE PLAN), 

      Gill, M.J.; Crane, K.; Hindrum, R.; Arneberg, P.; Bysveen, I.; Denisenko, N.V.; Gofman, V.; Grant-Friedman, A.; Gudmundsson, G.; Hopcroft, R.R.; Iken, K.; Labansen, A.; Liubina, O.S.; Melnikov, I.A.; Moore, S.E.; Reist, J.D.; Sirenko, B.I.; Stow, J.; Ugarte, F.; Vongraven, D.; Watkins, J. (CAFF International Secretariat, Akureyri, Iceland, 2011)
      Arctic biodiversity is under growing pressure from both climate change and resource development, requiring both managers and users to have access to more complete information to help them make timely and informed conservation ...
    • Modeling the temperature evolution of Svalbard permafrost during the 20th and 21st century. 

      Etzelmüller, Bernd; Schuler, Thomas Vikhamar; Isaksen, Ketil; Christiansen, Hanne Hvidtfeldt; Farbrot, Herman; Benestad, Rasmus (2011)
      Variations in ground thermal conditions in Svalbard were studied based on measurements and modelling. Ground temperature data from boreholes were used to calibrate a transient heat flow model describing depth and time ...
    • Electronic Chart Systems Ice Objects Catalogue, Version 5.1. Draft for Approval. February 2012. [SUPERSEDED by http://hdl.handle.net/11329/403] 

      Falkingham, John; Smolyanitsky, Vasily (WMO/JCOMM Expert Team on Sea Ice, Geneva, Switzerland, 2012)
      Many Arctic and Baltic nations maintain Ice Services and issue ice charts on a regular basis when marine activities are occurring in the vicinity of sea ice and icebergs. These ice charts are used on ships as an aid ...
    • Cornice dynamics and meteorological control at Gruvefjellet, Central Svalbard. 

      Vogel, Stephan; Eckerstorfer, Markus; Christiansen, Hanne H. (2012)
      Cornice fall avalanches endanger life and infrastructure in Nybyen, a part of Svalbard’s main settlement Longyearbyen, located at 78◦ N in the High Arctic. Thus, cornice dynamics – accretion, cracking and eventual failure ...
    • AMAP Assessment 2013: Arctic Ocean Acidification. 

      Arctic Monitoring and Assessment Programme (AMAP) (Arctic Monitoring and Assessment Programme (AMAP), Oslo, Norway, 2013)
      This assessment report presents the results of the 2013 AMAP Assessment of Arctic Ocean Acidification (AOA). This is the first such assessment dealing with AOA from an Arctic-wide perspective, and complements several ...
    • Observing System Simulation Experiments; justifying new Arctic observation capabilities. 

      Masutani, Michiko; Garand, Louis; Lahoz, William; Riishøjgaard, Lars Peter; Andersson, Erik; Rochon, Yves; Tsyrulnikov, Mikhail; McConnell, John; Cucurull, Lidia; Xie, Yuanfu; Ishii, Shoken; Grumbine, Robert; Brunet, Gilbert; Woollen, John S.; Sato, Yoshiaki (NOAA National Centers for Environmental Prediction, 2013)
      The Arctic is recognized as one of the key areas of the globe, both in terms of its sensitivity to climate change, and by the increasing economic activity that is expected with the opening up of Arctic areas in a warming ...
    • Electronic Chart Systems Ice Objects Catalogue Version 5.2, 2014 edition 

      Falkingham, John (WMO/JCOMM Expert Team on Sea Ice, Geneva, Switzerland, 2014)
      Electronic Navigation Charts (ENC) and Electronic Chart Display and Information Systems (ECDIS) are becoming widely available on ships navigating in icy waters and it is necessary to provide ice data in a form that can be ...
    • Error Analysis Procedures Used by the National Ocean Service to Compute Estimated Error Bounds for Tidal Datums in the Arctic Ocean. 

      Michalski, M; Huang, L; Hovis, G (NOAA, NOS Center for Operational Oceanographic Products and Services, Silver Spring, MD, 2014)
      NOAA has an established National Water Level Observation Network (NWLON) along all U.S. coastlines. One purpose of the NWLON is to provide control for tidal datum determination at short-term water level stations ...
    • Local documentation and management of living resources: User Guide. 

      Danielsen, Finn; Enghoff, Martin; Jakobsen, PâviâraK; Hansen, Adam; Levermann, Nette; Løvstrøm, Peter; Lund, Nuka Møller; Poulsen, Michael Køie; Schiøtz, Martin; Topp-Jørgensen, Elmer (Piniakkanik sumiiffinni nalunaarsuineq (PISUNA), Nuuk, Greenland, 2014)
      Welcome to Greenland Self-Government’s Guide to Local Documentation and Management of Living Resources! This guide is intended to help citizens document and interpret changes in living resources. The guide has been written ...
    • Ice Chart Colour Code Standard, Version 1.0, 2014 . 

      Joint WMO-IOC Technical Commission for Oceanography and Marine Meteorology (World Meteorological Organization & Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission, Geneva, Switzerland, 2014)
      This document describes two separate colour codes for use on ice charts: the first one based on total concentration (CT) intended for use when the stage of development is relatively uniform but concentration is highly ...
    • Ocean Colour Remote Sensing in Polar Seas. 

      Babin, Marcel; Arrigo, Kevin; Bélanger, Simon; Forget, Marie-Helene; IOCCG (International Ocean Colour Coordinating Group (IOCCG), Dartmouth, NS, Canada, 2015)
      Accelerating climate change calls for a vastly improved understanding of the polar ecosystems based on an intensive observation program. In situ observations from ships are, however, inherently sparse in space and time, ...
    • Methods for biogeochemical studies of sea ice: the state of the art, caveats, and recommendations. 

      Miller, Lisa A.; Fripiat, Francois; Else, Brent G.T; Bowman, Jeff S.; Brown, Kristina A.; Collins, R. Eric; Ewert, Marcela; Fransson, Agneta; Gosselin, Michel; Lannuzel, Delphine; Meiners, Klaus M.; Michel, Christine; Nishioka, Jun; Nomura, Daiki; Papadimitriou, Stathys; Russell, Lynn M.; Sørensen, Lise Lotte; Thomas, David N.; Tison, Jean- Louis; Leeuwe, Maria A. van; Vancoppenolle, Martin; Wolff, Eric W.; Zhou, Jiayun (2015)
      Over the past two decades, with recognition that the ocean’s sea-ice cover is neither insensitive to climate change nor a barrier to light and matter, research in sea-ice biogeochemistry has accelerated significantly, ...
    • Manaus Letter: Recommendations for the Participatory Monitoring of Biodiversity. 

      Participatory Monitoring and Management Partnership (PMMP); Constantino, Pedro; Silvius, Kirsten; Kleine Buening, Jan; Arroyo, Paulina; Danielsen, Finn; Durigan, C.C.; Estupinen, G.; Hvalkof, Søren; Poulsen, Michael Køie; Ribeiro, Katia (Participatory Monitoring and Management Partnership (PMMP), Manaus, Brasil, 2015)
      Recommendations regarding best practices for participatory, community-based monitoring of biodiversity and natural resource use developed by the participants of the large International Seminar on Participatory Monitoring ...
    • Community-Based Monitoring and Indigenous Knowledge in a Changing Arctic: A Review for the Sustaining Arctic Observing Networks. Final report to Sustaining Arctic Observing Networks. 

      Johnson, Noor; Behe, Carolina; Danielsen, Finn; Krümmel, Eva-Maria; Nickels, Scot; Pulsifer, Peter L. (ON: Inuit Circumpolar Council, Ottawa, Canada, 2016)
      This review of community-based monitoring (CBM) in a changing Arctic is based on a multi-year initiative launched in 2012 as a task under the “Sustaining Arctic Observing Networks” (SAON), a network of Arctic observing ...
    • Climate change impacts on wildlife in a High Arctic archipelago – Svalbard, Norway. 

      Descamps, Sébastien; Aars, Jon; Fuglei, Eva; Kovacs, Kit M.; Lydersen, Christian; Pavlova, Olga; Pedersen, Åshild Ø.; Ravolainen, Virve; Strøm, Hallvard (2016)
      The Arctic is warming more rapidly than other region on the planet, and the northern Barents Sea, including the Svalbard Archipelago, is experiencing the fastest temperature increases within the circumpolar Arctic, along ...