TITLE

Increased Activity in the Arctic Calls for More U.S. Preparation, Leadership

AUTHOR(S)
Begich, Mark
PUB. DATE
January 2013
SOURCE
Sea Technology;Jan2013, Vol. 54 Issue 1, p34
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the increased activity in the Alaskan Arctic Ocean. In response to this, the U.S. Coast Guard implemented the annual U.S. Arctic Shield 2012 as from February to October along with preparations of Shell to explore wells in the Chukchi and Beaufort seas. It discusses legislative initiatives that will upgrade of infrastructure and capabilities in the Arctic, increase U.S. international presence, and invest in research on developments in the Arctic ecosystem.
ACCESSION #
85350957

 

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