Burgess, Richard R.
October 2007
Sea Power;Oct2007, Vol. 50 Issue 10, p14
The article focuses on the U.S. government's move to strengthen its projects pertaining to scientific expeditions in the Arctic Region. Following the expeditions made by Russia, Canada and Denmark, government officials in the U.S. are urging lawmakers to ratify the Law of the Sea Convention to legitimize U.S. claims in the Region and support naval activity. The Arctic seabed may contain vast undiscovered reserves of oil and natural gas.


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