Arctica privită dintr-o perspectivă spațială
Artificially coloured topographical map of the Arctic region.
image of the same region.
Arctica este o regiune a Pământului care cuprinde tot ceea ce se găsește în jurul Polului Nord și care se găsește la nord de Cercul Arctic. Pozițional geografic, Arctica este simetric opusă regiunii similare din jurul Polului Sud, care se numește . Antarctica
uscat, apă, zăpadă și gheață incluzând Oceanul Arctic și porțiunile cele mai nordice ale Groenlandei (parte a Danemarcei), Islandei, Norvegiei, Suediei, Finlandei, Rusiei, Statelor Unite ale Americii (statul Alaska) și Canadei (navigând de la vest la est).
Arctic Centre, Rovaniemi Arctic research
WordReference.com Dictionary Etymology
CIA World Factbook 2002 - Arctic Region Large version of the Arctic region map
Arctic Theme Page Comprehensive Arctic Resource from NOAA.
Bering Sea Climate and Ecosystem Current state of the Bering Sea Climate and Ecosystem. Comprehensive resource on the Bering Sea with viewable oceanographic, atmospheric, climatic, biological and fisheries data with ecosystem relevance, recent trends, essays on key Bering Sea issues, maps, photos, animals and more. From NOAA.
Arctic time series: The Unaami Data collection Viewable interdisciplinary, diverse collection of Arctic variables from different geographic regions and data types.
Arctic exploration and history
"Global Security, Climate Change, and the Arctic" - 24-page special journal issue (fall 2009), Swords and Ploughshares, Program in Arms Control, Disarmament, and International Security (ACDIS), University of Illinois
"Global Security, Climate Change, and the Arctic" - streaming video of November 2009 symposium at the University of Illinois
Implications of an Ice-Free Arctic for Global Security - November 2009 radio interview with Professor Klaus Dodds (Royal Holloway, University of London)
The Canadian Museum of Civilization - The Story of the Canadian Arctic Expedition of 1913-1918
The Battle for the Next Energy Frontier: The Russian Polar Expedition and the Future of Arctic Hydrocarbons, by Shamil Midkhatovich Yenikeyeff and Timothy Fenton Krysiek, Oxford Energy Comment, Oxford Institute for Energy Studies, August 2007
UNEP/GRID-Arendal Maps and Graphics library Information resources from the UN Environment programme
Arctic Institute of North America Digital Library Over 8000 photographs dating from the late 1800s through the 1900s.
euroarctic.com News service from the Barents region provided by Norwegian Broadcasting Corp (NRK), Swedish Radio (SR) and STBC Murman.
arcticfocus.com Independent News service covering Arctic region with daily updates on environment, Arctic disputes and business.
WWF International Arctic Programme Arctic environment and conservation information
International Polar Foundation
NOAA Arctic Theme Page
Arctic Environmental Atlas Circum-Arctic interactive map, with multiple layers of information
GLOBIO Human Impact maps Report on human impacts on the Arctic
International Arctic Research Center
Vital Arctic Graphics Overview and case studies of the Arctic environment and the Arctic Indigenous Peoples.
Arctic and Taiga Canadian Atlas
PolarTREC PolarTREC-Teachers and Researchers Exploring and Collaborating
Arctic Report Card: Tracking recent environmental changes (from NOAA, updated annually)
Arctic Change: Information on the present state of Arctic ecosystems and climate, presented in historical context (from NOAA, updated regularly)
Monthly Sea Ice Outlook
UN Environment Programme Key Polar Centre at UNEP/GRID-Arendal
Arctic Geobotanical Atlas, University of Alaska Fairbanks
AMAP - the Arctic Monitoring and Assessment Programme
Arctic Transform Transatlantic Policy Options for Supporting Adaptation in the Marine Arctic
Interactive Satellite Map with daily update
ArticStat Circumpolar Database