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Social and Environmental Impacts in the North


Series: Nato Science Series: IV: Earth and Environmental Sciences Volume: 31

Edited By: Rasmus Ole Rasmussen and Natalia E Koroleva

544 pages, Figs, tabs


Paperback | Dec 2004 | #154686 | ISBN: 1402016697
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`Methods in Evaluation of Socio-Economic and Environmental Consequences of Mining and Energy Production in the Arctic and Sub-Arctic.'

Proceedings of the NATO Advanced Research Workshop, Apatity, Russia, from 8 to 12 May 2002.

Future development in the Arctic and Subarctic region requires careful attention to the possible consequences of the development activities themselves, in relation to their environmental, socioeconomic and cultural impacts. A more thorough understanding of the impact of future activities, however, demands the dissemination and confrontation of results from different regions and different scientific traditions. This requires scientific cooperation, not only across disciplines but across border. Primarily it requires both consensus and innovations in regard to methods. This book confronts such differences in approaches and methods in relation to the analysis of socioeconomic and environmental consequences of large-scale mineral and energy development activities in the Arctic and Subarctic, establishing the common ground upon which future research activities can be based.


Preface * Introduction * I: Large Scale Environmental Dynamics * II: Local Environmental Dynamics * III: Large Scale Socio-Economic Dynamics * IV: Local Community Socio-Economic Dynamics * List of Contributors * Subject Index.

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