TITLE

Arctic Melt: Reopening a Naval Frontier?

AUTHOR(S)
Gove, David
PUB. DATE
February 2009
SOURCE
U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings;Feb2009, Vol. 135 Issue 2, p16
SOURCE TYPE
Conference Proceeding
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers information on the challenges faced by the U.S. Navy and Coast Guard in protecting the Arctic territory due to the changing climate of the area. It outlines the effort of the U.S. government to conduct a research on the dynamic changes taking place in the region, to implement mechanisms and strategic access for its national security. It cites the importance of international and interagency agreements and partnerships to resolve future naval challenges of the region.
ACCESSION #
36526807

 

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