Essays about: "The Arctic"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 269 essays containing the words The Arctic.

  1. 1. Managing Risk during Rapid Completion Projects A case study in remediation of a Svalbard settlement

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Kaisa Nordlund; Elliot Moran; [2021-06-30]
    Keywords : Project Management; Remediation; Risk Management; Environmental Conservation; Svalbard; Coal Mine.;

    Abstract : Background and Problem statement: In the High Arctic on the Norwegian island of Svalbard, it was decided in 2016 to shut down the mining settlement called Svea, since coal prices had dropped, and it was no longer profitable to keep the settlement running. In order to discontinue operations there, the company that runs and owns the settlement, Store Norske Kullkompani Spitsbergen (SNSK), was required to comply with the Svalbard Environmental Protection Act (NO 79. READ MORE

  2. 2. Conflict over territory and maritime routes in the arctic. The case of potential conflict between the US and Russia over resources in the arctic ocean.

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Naoufal Souhail; [2021-02-12]
    Keywords : Maritime jurisdiction; arctic; climate change;

    Abstract : Because of climate change, ice on the arctic ocean has been melting at a rapid paste. This environmental change in the arctic made access to the region much easier than ever before. READ MORE

  3. 3. NOT SO NORMATIVE? The European Commission and the ever-changing Arctic region.

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : John W. Ashton; [2021-02-08]
    Keywords : European Commission; Arctic Region; Arctic Politics; Realism; Liberalism; Idea Analysis; Geopolitics; Climate Change.;

    Abstract : Climate change has drastically changed the prospects of obtaining resources in the Arctic that where long deemed unobtainable due to the harsh climate in the region. The European Union has gradually evolved its Arctic policy in recent years due to these severe alterations, in which the European Commission has been the most active in pursuing that policy. READ MORE

  4. 4. Deep Learning for Iceberg Detection in Satellite Images

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för informationsteknologi

    Author : Shuzhi Dong; [2021]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : The application of satellite images for ship and iceberg monitoring is essential in many ways in Arctic waters. Even though the detection of ships and icebergs in images is well established using Geoscience techniques, the discrimination between those two target classes still represents a challenge for operational scenarios. READ MORE

  5. 5. Winter is coming - Investigating urban design in a Winter city

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för arkitektur och byggd miljö

    Author : Erica Välimaa; [2021]
    Keywords : Winter city; Urban design; Sustainable urban design; Kiruna; Arctic; Arts and Architecture;

    Abstract : All around the world is the form of the built environment playing a significant role in either enabling or inhibiting outdoor activities. When it comes to winter and Winter cities, it is a challenge how to enable and encourage outdoor activities and soft mobility as the harsh conditions often make it uncomfortable to spend longer periods of time outdoors. READ MORE