We think you have liked this presentation. If you wish to download it, please recommend it to your friends in any social system. Share buttons are a little bit lower. Thank you!
Presentation is loading. Please wait.
Published byAaron Garza
Modified over 2 years ago
LIVING IN THE ARCTIC. © Judith Varney Burch © John Zobel
An Arctic view of the world
ARCTIC SETTLEMENTS. Settlements in Arctic regions have often been set up for political or resource extraction reasons. Indigenous people have in the past practised nomadic hunting of marine and land animals. Nowadays semi nomadic subsistence hunting and reindeer herding is carried on by such Arctic peoples as the Inuit and the Sami under local, national and international regulation. Indigenous peoples are nowadays mostly settled in a number of small settlements and towns throughout the Arctic. Migrants to these settlements tend to be employed in the service or resource extraction industries. ©Anne Marie Magga ealát.org © S.Burgess © R.Molony Why would semi nomadic reindeer herders use a Yaranga (a type of tent) in the 21 st century? What problems would a town planner face in building a new settlement in the Arctic? Siorapaluk is the most northerly indigenous permanent settlement in the world. How would climate change affect the inhabitants in the future?
Climate and equipment. Outline the special equipment you might need to travel on Arctic sea in the month of April near Qaanaaq when the temperature could fall to minus 30 degrees Celsius? What special equipment might an expedition require to travel in temperatures of 6 degrees Celsius from Uelen to Little Diomede Island in July? © R.Molony © R. Burgess
Counting calories © S. Burgess Ellen Inga Turi Ealát.org Food cannot be grown in the Arctic due to the low temperatures and the frozen soil. Indigenous people have utilised a variety of animals for food including reindeer and fish. The low temperatures require a higher calorie intake than inhabitants of warmer parts of the planet. Any additional food supplies have to be imported into the area by air or sea transport. Design a ration pack that a Geographer studying global warming might require for a three month expedition in the High Arctic.
Travel in the Arctic regions. Arctic travelling requires a variety of specialist transport to deal with the difficult and changing climatic conditions that can be experienced in the region. Why are these forms of transport suitable for Arctic conditions? Dog team travelling near Inchoun Chukotka © S. Burgess Bush plane delivering supplies to Wales Alaska © S. Burgess Vezdekhod tracked vehicles travelling across the tundra in Chukotka © S. Burgess Russian ice breaker Qaanaaq Greenland © R.Molony
Locate these resource extraction areas on a map of the Arctic. Alaskan fishing Nome Reindeer herding Yamal Peninsula Indigenous whaling Uelen Chukotka.
United Nations Environment Programme Policy River & lake Frozen ground Ice on land Ice on sea Snow Introduction Snow Ice in the sea Ice on land.
1 Climate Change and Local Communities Grete Kaare Hovelsrud Research Director, CICERO AAAS 30 October 2007.
5 th Grade Social Studies Geography. 1. Many countries are trying to use hydroelectric power and solar energy to make electricity. These are better than.
Global geographical issues include: Ecological Sustainability · climate changeclimate change · energy use · land degradationland degradation · use of ocean.
Chapter 1 Learning About Earths Geography Section 1 Discovering the Earth Vocabulary p. 19 Geography – The study of the earth, how its features affect.
A tundra is a vast, treeless plain in the arctic region. Tundra is the coldest of all the biomes.
COASTAL EROSION REVEALS PERMAFROST AT KAKTOVIK ALASKA. KAKTOVIK.
Impact of Location, Climate, Physical Characteristics, Distribution of Natural Resources, and Population Distribution on SW Asia (Middle East)
El Gedida secondary school for girls. Science shines from rocks to rockets.
What is Geography?. Write the heading What is Geography? List 5 things you think Geography is about Share these with a partner Decide between you on a.
Copyright © by Holt, Rinehart and Winston. All rights reserved. ResourcesChapter menu What Is Environmental Science? Environmental Science is the study.
Section 1 Science and the Environment Objectives Define environmental science and compare environmental science with ecology. List the five major fields.
1 THE CHALLENGES OF ENERGY SECURITY IN OUR TIME 2nd ASEAN Regional Forum Session I : Energy Security Risks and Strategies (Part 1) 16 April 2008 Singapore.
REGIONS IN NORTH AMERICA. A region is an area in which natural or human features are similar. Landforms, such as mountains or plains, are a natural feature.
Important Maps of Europe. This is a map similar to the on found on page 140 of our textbook. The only difference is the North European Plain is called.
Carbon footprints and Ecological footprints. CO 2 emission per capita.
Presentation Plus! Glencoe World Geography Copyright © by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. Developed by FSCreations, Inc., Cincinnati, Ohio Send.
Lesson Identifying Basic Areas of Agricultural Mechanization.
Evil!. France United Kingdom Norway Nazi Germany, between New Zealand AustraliaChile Argentina.
Resources and Land Use World Economic Activity Section Two.
CHESAPEAKE BAY. Chesapeake as an Estuary An estuary is a semi-enclosed body of water that has a free connection with the sea An estuary is a semi-enclosed.
Hello, I am a Polar Inuit from Qaanaaq. This is my home.
Chapter Menu Chapter Introduction Lesson 1Lesson 1People and the Environment Lesson 2Lesson 2Impacts on the Land Lesson 3Lesson 3Impacts on Water Lesson.
Chapter 1, Section 1 Early Peoples (Pages 16-19).
The World in Spatial Terms Geography is the study of the special physical and human characteristics of a place or region. An important part of geography.
Looking at the Earth Chapter One Thinking Like a Geographer.
Humans in the Biosphere Chapter 6. VIII. Humans in the Biosphere A.Earth as an Island- 1. all organisms that live on Earth share limited resource base.
Sámi Network Connectivity (SNC) ICT workshop Stockholm 5-June-2003.
5A3 Issues in Australian Environments. Syllabus – 5A3 Issues in Australian Environments Students learn about: Geographical issues affecting Australian.
© 2017 SlidePlayer.com Inc. All rights reserved.