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In Greenland today oil, gas, and mineral resource development is being pursued as a means for financial independence from the Kingdom of Denmark. Such development carries the potential for radical and unprecedented environmental and societal change. Recent years have witnessed intense political...
Abstract: Despite its growing environmental significance, there are no detailed historical records of atmospheric As deposition for the Northern Hemisphere. Having overcome the severe analytical challenges in measuring As in polar ice, and using an Arctic ice core representing similar to 16 ka of...
The harbour at Uummanaq, west coast of Greenland. The line of black floats beyond the boats is a barrier to keep ice out of the harbour. The fjord beyond carries icebergs that have calved from the icecap, moving from left to right to the open sea. August 2000
Higher latitudes have experienced a significant change in climate and physical processes within recent years. This study focuses on the Greenland Ice Sheet and surrounding ocean waters. It has been shown that relatively warm ocean waters may accelerate melt production of marine terminating...
Zika, J. , Inall, M., Pillar, H., Zhao, J., Li, F., Lozier, M., Bower, A., Houpert, L., Yang, J., Bacon, S., Greenan, B., Holliday, N., Thierry, V., Marshall, D., Heimbach, P., Weller, R., Pickart, R., Lin, X., Cunningham, S., Karstensen, J., Wilson, C., Johnson, H., deYoung, B., Gary, S., Williams, R., Straneo, F., Mackay, N., Johns, W., Fischer, J., Mercier, H., de Jong, M., de Steur, L., Myers, P.
For decades oceanographers have understood the Atlantic meridional overturning circulation (AMOC) to be primarily driven by changes in the production of deep-water formation in the subpolar and subarctic North Atlantic. Indeed, current Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) projections...
“You need to be double cultured to function here”: toward an anthropology of Inuit nursing in Greenland and NunavutDownload
Working towards an anthropology of nursing, I explore what it means to become and be an Inuit nurse, using as a lens the experiences and voices of Greenlandic and Canadian Inuit nurses and nursing students who are educated and practice in settings developed and governed by Southerners (Danes and...