Emerging Arctic: A New Maritime Frontier   [open pdf - 3MB]

Alternate Title: Coast Guard Arctic Operations: An Overview

This presentation was created by the U.S. Coast Guard and presents information on current changes in the Arctic, the work of the Coast Guard and others in the Arctic, the changing nature of Coast Guard missions in the Arctic, and Arctic Operations during Summer 2008. This presentation includes many maps of the Arctic region and images of work done there. Additionally, this presentation touches on the following topics : boundary claims, maritime traffic management, coastal erosion, growing eco-tourism, expanded resource exploration, species movement north, LORAN (Long Range Navigation), Coast Guard service, missions, and operations in the Arctic, marine safety and law enforcement, environmental response, homeland security issues, defense readiness, expanded scientific research, and coastal community engagement.

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United States Coast Guard (USCG): http://www.uscg.mil/
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