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    Shell In the Arctic

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    A race is underway for the Arctic by a new rush of 21st century pioneers. With icecaps melting, all eyes turn to the Arctic in the hopes of exploiting newfound opportunities. With many existing oil reserves facing depletion, the Arctic is thought to be the final frontier for fossil fuel development. It is estimated approximately 13% of the world's undiscovered oil (90 billion barrels), and 30% of the world's undiscovered natural gas1 lie offshore in the Arctic. Shell, just one of the of the many

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    Arctic Fox

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    Answer 1 a) Arctic fox is basically a common name but they are also known as white fox or polar fox. Its biological name is Vulpes Lagopus and belongs to suborder Caniformia and family Canidae. b) Arctic fox live in cold places and are found throughout the entire Arctic tundra. It is the only native land mammal in Iceland. They live in areas around Greenland, Russia, the outer edges Canada, Alaska and Iceland. They live in a den often seen dug into a side of a hill or riverbank. While lemmings are

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    arctic oil

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    The Arctic Circle Ditions enclose roughly the same territory, which is somewhat larger than the region bounded by the Arctic Circle, and will be used as the basis for this article.The largest Arctic tundra areas are in Canada, Russia, Greenland (Kalatdlit-Nunat), Scandinavia, Iceland and Alaska.Climate and Land Formation Tundra climate is characterized by harsh winters, low average temperatures, little snow or rainfall, and a short summer season (Goudie 1993). The arctic tundra, in particular, is

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    habitat of the Arctic wolf is a very harsh place. The temperature must be below zero degrees. There are tundra, rolling hills, glacier valleys, ice fields, shallow lakes, and green flatlands (Arctic/Antarctic: The Arctic Wolf). These snowy white creators don’t have that many places to live. Arctic wolves used to be everywhere in North America, but sadly now they are reduced to Canada, Alaska, Idaho, Michigan, Minnesota, Montana, Wisconsin, and Wyoming (Arctic/Antarctic: The Arctic Wolf). Arctic wolves are

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    Drilling In The Arctic

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    The exploration, drilling, production, and transportation practices applied in the Arctic are basically similar to those applied in another places, but there are some extraordinary difficulties. The permafrost spreads down in the ground for hundreds of meters, but the surface layer melts during summertime. The frozen soil is hard, and can endure almost any weight, but the ground melts if a surface building changes the thermal regime, and the melted soil is often weak and unable to support constructions

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    Arctic and Alpine Soils

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    Arctic and Alpine Soils Proposal (Ant)arctic (high-latitude) and alpine (mountain) areas are affected by relatively similar climates, as latitude and altitude produce similar meteorologic effects. In these geographic regions where temperature is at such a pronounced extreme, climate would seem to be the leading factor of soil development. It is my goal in this research paper to answer the following question: How do the soils of arctic and alpine areas differ? This idea, taken largely from an

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    Arctic Power Case Study

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    Arctic Power Case Study CURRENT SITUATION It is the summer of 1987. Arctic Power laundry detergent has contracted with the consulting firm of Smith and Jones, LTD to assist Arctic Power in determining their strategic direction and their product positioning. BACKGROUND AND HISTORY Arctic Power, a laundry detergent specially formulated to clean in cold water, is part of Colgate-Palmolive Canada family of products. Colgate-Palmolive Canada is a wholly owned subsidiary of the multinational corporation

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    Arctic basing

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    in the Arctic will not be an easy task. Ooperational challenges in the Arctic are daunting: Temperatures below -55 degrees Celsius are common in wintertime. Immense, desolate expanses provide no life support. The region is enveloped in a darkness that lasts for months. The Arctic is a maritime environment that provides no support or infrastructure for navigation aids, communications, logistics, maintenance or even search and rescue (SAR.) Weather conditions are so extreme that Arctic nations

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    Essay On Arctic Climate

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    glaciers begin to be affected and currents in the air begin to change. What will happen to our ecosystem in the Arctic regions if these environmental factors continue? Drastic change to the environment from continuous heating will begin to affect colder regions such as the Arctic, which will then affect the atmosphere, oceans, temperatures, and species living in those areas. The Arctic environment in every aspect will be affected by increase heating in the temperature. The continuation of this affect

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    Arctic Drilling

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    The Arctic Circle is a snowy paradise that harbors diverse species and beautiful landscapes. It also happens to be home to an estimated thirteen to twenty-five percent of the world’s undiscovered crude oil, averaging out to about 90 billion barrels of oil (Gerkens, 2014). Alaska in particular is home to one of the largest sources of oil in the United States. Underneath the barren land and icy waters is thought to be over 412 billion barrels of oil and 132 trillion cubic feet of natural gas. A majority

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