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Monday, June 16th, 2014

Carleton Researcher Fraser Taylor Releases Interactive Online Artic Atlas

This new online, interactive atlas, constructed from historical records, accounts, maps, trails and place names and visualized using innovative mapping technology, provides a unique window into the spatial extent and connectedness of Inuit occupancy, illustrating their historic sovereignty over a large area of Arctic land, sea and ice.

Monday, June 9th, 2014

Shrinking Arctic Ice Prompts Drastic Change in National Geographic Atlas

The shrinking of the Arctic ice sheet in the upcoming 10th edition of the National Geographic Atlas of the World is one of the most striking changes in the publication’s history, geographers say. The reduction in multiyear ice—commonly defined as ice that has survived for two summers—is so noticeable compared with previous editions that National Geographic

Wednesday, May 14th, 2014

ESA’s CryoSat Satellite Delivers a True Picture of Earth’s Changing Ice

While camping may appeal to some, scientists recently took the pastime to punishing limits. Enduring the bitter Arctic cold out on the sea ice, they were part of a major international effort to ensure ESA’s CryoSat satellite is delivering a true picture of Earth’s changing ice.

Thursday, August 2nd, 2012

exactEarth Announces the Availability of exactAIS Arctic Archive

exactEarth Ltd., the leading provider of satellite AIS data services, announced the release of a new pre-packaged data product, exactAIS Arctic Archive. This new product contains complete coverage of all maritime traffic activity in the Arctic for the summer months of 2010 and 2011. The exactAIS system offers unprecedented global coverage including excellent coverage in

Wednesday, May 9th, 2012

In High Arctic, Canadian Military Tests Next-generation Surveillance Technology

Military divers have been preparing the way for research which will take place in Canada’s Arctic this summer. The $10 million experiment is being run by Defence Research and Development Canada, the research arm of the Department of National Defence. It’s combining different technologies like sensors, cameras and radar into a complex surveillance system for

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