The GlobalArctic Handbook

Introduction

This book offers a systematic and comprehensive introduction to the Arctic in the era of globalization, or as it is referred to here, the ‘GlobalArctic’. It provides an overview of the current status of the Arctic as a result of global change, while also considering the changes in the Arctic that have a global effect.

It positions the Arctic within a broad international context, it addresses four main themes are discussed: economics and resources; environment and earth system dynamics; peoples and cultures; and geopolitics and governance. Gathering together expert authors and building on long-term research activities, it serves as a valuable reference for future research endeavors.

Keywords

Globalization of the Arctic Geopolitics and governance in the Arctic Environmental conflicts and resource sustainability Technilogical change within the Circumpolar North Security webs within the global Arctic

Editors and affiliations

Matthias Finger 1 
Lassi Heini 2

1) Institute of Technology and Public Policy, École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland
2) Faculty of Social SciencesUniversity of LaplandRovaniemi, Finland

Bibligraphic information

DOI  https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-91995-9
Copyright Information  Springer International Publishing AG, part of Springer Nature 2019
Publisher Name  Springer, Cham
Print ISBN  978-3-319-91994-2
Online ISBN  978-3-319-91995-9