Community Adaptation and Vulnerability in Arctic Regions

Arctic communities are experiencing global, societal and economic pressures coupled with additional environmental changes. The comparison of local and indigenous observations with instrumental records clearly illustrates how Arctic communities, both now and in the past, have adapted to a variety of...

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Main Author: Hovelsrud, Grete K.
Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Other Authors: Smit, Barry (Editor)
Format: eBook
Published: Dordrecht Springer Netherlands 2010, 2010
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Collection: Springer eBooks 2005- - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • Three Communities in Northern Norway
  • Vulnerability and Adaptation in Two Communities in the Inuvialuit Settlement Region
  • Climate Change, Vulnerability and Adaptation Among Nenets Reindeer Herders
  • Vulnerability of Community Infrastructure to Climate Change in Nunavut: A Case Study From Arctic Bay
  • ‘Translating’ Vulnerability at the Community Level: Case Study From the Russian North
  • ‘As Long as the Sun Shines, the Rivers Flow and Grass Grows’: Vulnerability, Adaptation and Environmental Change in Deninu Kue Traditional Territory, Northwest Territories
  • Case Study Photographs
  • The Ivalo River and its People: There Have Always Been Floods – What Is Different Now?
  • Climate Change and Institutional Capacity in an ‘Arctic Gateway’ City: A CAVIAR Case Study of Whitehorse
  • Climate Change Vulnerability and Food Security in Qeqertarsuaq, Greenland
  • Climate Change, Vulnerabil