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Material on planning in arctic and sub-artic North America.
Jerry E. Green
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Kent Spiers is a Ph. D. student at the Arctic Institute of North America, University of Calgary, working with Dr. Maribeth Murray. His research interests include community health and well-being, and the relationship of communities with their environment. Explore standards-compliant resources and interactive teaching aids from the NK platform. Sources include lesson plans, classroom posters, teaching guides, interactive modules, and other virtual and printable sources for teachers and students.
Buildings in arctic and subarctic climates face cold, remoteness, limited utilities, permafrost, and extreme temperature shifts. Meeting these challenges while keeping occupants comfortable and minimizing environmental impact creates difficulties for designers. Buy Introduction to Native North America 3rd edition () by Mark Q. Sutton for up to 90% off at
The ten major cultural areas are the Arctic, Subarctic, Northeast, Southeast, Plains, Plateau, Southwest, Great Basin, California and Northwest coast. Once you know in which cultural area the tribe you are researching is classified, you can concentrate your research strategy on . The Arctic (/ ˈ ɑːr k t ɪ k / or / ˈ ɑːr t ɪ k /) is a polar region located at the northernmost part of Arctic consists of the Arctic Ocean, adjacent seas, and parts of Alaska (United States), Canada, Finland, Greenland (), Iceland, Norway, Russia, and within the Arctic region has seasonally varying snow and ice cover, with predominantly treeless permafrost.
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The North American Arctic is composed of the northern portions of Alaska (USA), Northern Canada and Greenland. Major bodies of water include the Arctic Ocean, Hudson Bay, the Gulf of Alaska and North Atlantic Ocean. The North American Arctic lies above the Arctic Circle.
It is part of the Arctic, which is the northernmost region on Earth. Get this from a library. Materials on planning in Arctic and sub-Ar[c]tic North America. [Jerry E Green] -- A beginning bibliography for those interested in northern planning and its problems.
Native American - Native American - The Arctic: This region lies near and above the Arctic Circle and includes the northernmost parts of present-day Alaska and Canada.
The topography is relatively flat, and the climate is characterized by very cold temperatures for most of the year. The region’s extreme northerly location alters the diurnal cycle; on winter days the sun may peek above the. The subarctic zone is a region in the Northern Hemisphere immediately south of the true Arctic and covering much of Alaska, Canada, Iceland, the north of Scandinavia, Siberia, the Shetland Islands, and the lly, subarctic regions fall between 50°N and 70°N latitude, depending on local itation is low, and vegetation is characteristic of the taiga.
Arctic and Subarctic Regions. The region encircling the North Pole is called the Arctic Circle, an invisible circle of latitude (imaginary line around the Earth parallel to the equator) at 66°33' arctic region sits inside the Arctic Circle and the subarctic region lies just below it.
Earth's arctic and subarctic regions are extremely cold, icy areas of land and sea that receive. Testing the Radiocarbon Record of Arctic and Subarctic Mastodons. To rigorously establish a plausible LAD for American mastodons in eastern Beringia, and to shed light on extinction processes, we undertook a broad program of 14 C dating on fossils recovered from this region (Fig.
2, Table 1, Materials and Methods, Table S2, SI Materials and Methods, and Figs. S1−S3). The arctic region of North America, which extends from Alaska across Canada to Greenland, is a harsh physical environment, with little vegetation due to cold temperatures year-round.
Despite the challenges of living there, several indigenous tribes — original inhabitants who live in groups of families or clans — have lived in this arctic.
Book Description. The Archaeology of Native North America presents the ideas, evidence, and debates regarding the initial peopling of the continent by mobile bands of hunters and gatherers and the cultural evolution of their many lines of descent over the ensuing millennia.
The emergence of farming, urban centers, and complex political organization paralleled similar. In April, the United States assumed the two-year chairmanship of the Arctic Council – an intergovernmental forum of eight Arctic countries and six indigenous organizations -- at a moment of great change and challenge for the Arctic.
The average American may not realize that the United States is an Arctic nation thanks to the state of Alaska when, in the United States purchased"Part Two – Arctic and Subarctic Coasts", Sedimentary Coastal Zones from High to Low Latitudes: Similarities and Differences, I.
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Details *. 1. Arctic Dreams. Barry Lopez’s National Book Award-winning classic study of the Far North is widely considered his masterpiece. Lopez offers a thorough examination of this obscure world-its terrain, its wildlife, its history of Eskimo natives and intrepid explorers who.
Infinity of Nations: Art and History in the Collections of the National Museum of the American Indian is a spectacular, permanent exhibition of some works of Native art from throughout North, Central, and South America.
This exhibition will demonstrate the breadth of the National Museum of the American Indian's renowned collection and highlight the historic importance of many of these.
Drawing from his own experiences, explorer Peter Freuchen's famous Book of the Eskimos, published in by Ballantine Books, is a fascinating look at the northern life. We all know Canadian author Farley Mowat wrote the trilogy The Top of the World, which includes, Ordeal by Ice, The Polar Passion, and Tundra, published in by.
Maribeth Murray is the Executive Director of the Arctic Institute of North America and Professor of Anthropology and Archaeology. She has worked in the Arctic and subarctic for over 20 years where her research is focused on past and present interactions and feedbacks among climate, the marine environment and people.
Northern Seas is an extension of historical ecological. Humpback whale fecal, stomach and intestinal contents, aqueous humor, pleural fluid and urine samples (n = 8 animals)During –, samples were collected from stranded humpback whales from Southeast Alaska (n = 5), Kodiak (n = 2) and The Alaska Peninsula (n = 1).Samples were stored frozen in Whirl-Pak ® bags at −40 or −80 °C until analyzed for algal toxins.
The results of investigations of copper technology and sources of copper of the prehistoric inhabitants of the North American Arctic and Subarctic are described. A total of artifacts were examined from Arctic Small Tool tradition, Thule, Historic Eskimo, Chipewyan, Kutchin, and Ahtna contexts.
Robert E. Ackerman is an archaeologist with research interest in the Arctic and Subarctic regions of North America and Asia. He earned his Ph.D. from the University of Pennsylvania (). Research visits have been made to Russia, Japan, Korea, and China to attend scientific conferences and to study archaeological collections from the Upper.
Archaeologists mapping ancient cultures in the North American Arctic—a region spanning present-day Greenland—have long puzzled over how different cultures relate to one another. Revegetation in arctic and subarctic North America. Hanover, N.H.: Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Larry Johnson; Keith Van Cleve; Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory (U.S.).
Arctic, northernmost region of the Earth, centred on the North Pole and characterized by distinctively polar conditions of climate, plant and animal life, and other physical features.
The term is derived from the Greek arktos (“bear”), referring to the northern constellation of the Bear. It has sometimes been used to designate the area within the Arctic Circle—a mathematical line that is.General Note: "Annotated bibliography of Arctic and Subarctic metal occurrences, North America and the Bering Coast region of Northeast Asia": p.
General Note: Summary in French. General Note: Bibliography: p. A variety of metals were used by the ancient inhabitants of Arctic and Subarctic North America. • Six metal artifacts from a prehistoric context on the western coast of Alaska were analyzed using X-ray fluorescence.
• Two of these artifacts are copper alloys with large amounts of tin and lead, i.e., leaded bronzes. •.