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A Passion for the Pole

A Passion for the Pole

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Author: Louwrens Hacquebord & Nienke Boschman

ISBN-13: 9789077922408

Publication year: 2008

With the publication of this volume of Circumpolar Studies, the Arctic Centre of the University of Groningen and the contributors would like to honour Ko de Korte.

A Place called Nunavut

A Place called Nunavut

Book

Author: Kim van Dam

ISBN-13: 9789077922453

Publication year: 2008

In 1999, Nunavut Territory was created in the Canadian Arctic. The area is about 50 times as large as the Netherlands, and is inhabited by a population of 30,000.  85% of the population is Inuit, the indigenous people in this area. The central questions in this research project are what place or regional identities are being ascribed to Nunavut by different groups of people from within and from outside the region, and how do these identities work?

Antarctic policymaking & science in the Netherlands, Belgium and Germany (1957-1990)

Antarctic policymaking & science in the Netherlands, Belgium and Germany (1957-1990)

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Author: Peter Abbink

ISBN-13: 9789077922606

Publication year: 2009

The central questions of this research are the following: What was the Antarctic policy of the Netherlands from the late 1950s until 1990? What were its motives, goals, means and effects? What were the roles of the government, the scientific community, non-governmental organisations and possible other actors in this policy? How can these be explained?

Changes in Shelf Ice Extent in West Antarctica between 1840 and 1960

Changes in Shelf Ice Extent in West Antarctica between 1840 and 1960

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Author: Nanka Karstkarel

ISBN-10: 9077922040

ISBN-13: 9789077922040

Publication year: 2005

The aim of this study is to estimate changes in Antarctic shelf ice extent by collecting and analysing historical maps and charts from around 1770 to the 1950s, containing ice data on Antarctica.

Frozen Assets

Frozen Assets

Book

Author: Frigga Kruse

ISBN-13: 9789491431333

Publication year: 2013

This study concerns the involvement of four British companies in the industrialisation of Spitsbergen in the European Arctic in the first half of the twentieth century.
 
Nominated for the William Mills Prize for Non-Fiction Polar Books 2014!

Het topje van de ijsberg

Het topje van de ijsberg

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Author: Nienke Boschman, Louwrens Hacquebord, Jan Willem Veluwenkamp (eds)

ISBN-10: 9077922016

ISBN-13: 9789077922019

Publication year: 2005

Op 19 januari 2005, 35 jaar na de oprichting, telt het Arctisch Centrum tien medewerkers die zich bezighouden met historisch, geografisch, cartografisch, archeologisch, biologisch en milieukundig onderzoek in beide poolgebieden. Bovendien vertegenwoordigen zij Nederland in diverse internationale organisaties op het gebied van het poolonderzoek.

Inuit outside the Arctic

Inuit outside the Arctic

Book

Author: Tekke Klaas Terpstra

ISBN-13: 9789491431876

Publication year: 2015

This book first and foremost looks into experiences of Greenlanders in Denmark, and in addition offers a Canadian comparative perspective.

LASHIPA

LASHIPA

Book

Author: Louwrens Hacquebord (ed.)

ISBN-13: 9789491431081

Publication year: 2012

This book contains most of the papers presented at the final LASHIPA workshop in St Petersburg, Russia 2-4 November 2009. The workshop was organized to finalize the bilateral LASHIPA Russia-Netherlands project and to discuss possible future cooperation between the participants of the sub-project of the Eurocore Boreas project and the participants of the International Polar Year project Large Scale Historical Exploitation of Polar Areas (LASHIPA).

Permanence in Diversity

Permanence in Diversity

Book

Author: Nienke Boschman and Louwrens Hacquebord (eds.)

ISBN-10: 9080739073

ISBN-13: 9789080739079

Publication year: 2004

With the publication of this special issue of Circumpolar Journal, the Arctic Centre of the University of Groningen would like to honour Piet Oosterveld as the driving force behind biological research on Edgeøya, Spitsbergen. He invested large amounts of time and energy in this research and he was an inspiration for many students.

The footprint of polar tourism

The footprint of polar tourism

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Author: Ricardo Mariano Roura

ISBN-13: 9789077922873

Publication year: 2011

This thesis aims to describe and interpret the effects of tourism on historic sites in Antarctica and Svalbard (also known as Spitsbergen), and to assess the implications for management.

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