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This guide covers a set of high-quality sources of information for Arctic studies that can be a good starting point for your research. Arctic research is interdisciplinary and international. Areas of Arctic research include the environment and ecosystem, weather, climate, nature and wildlife, culture and society, human health, and indigenous study.
Bilingual dictionaries from and into Dutch, English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish and Swedish, and the 'Dikke Van Dale' (Dutch dictionary).
Online dictionaries of Van Dale can also be accessed via smartphone or tablet, by means of the Van Dale App! Once the app has been downloaded, you can open the app and click on the Surfspot link on the bottom of the log in screen to log in with your UG account.
The Antarctic Bibliography covers all disciplines related to the region including biological and geological sciences, medical sciences, meteorology, oceanography, atmospheric and terrestrial physics, expeditions, logistics equipment and supplies, and tourism.
Arctic & Antarctic Regions is the world's largest collection of international polar databases. It provides access to valuable research on cold regions, spanning from 1800 and earlier to the present. Subject coverage is multidisciplinary and indexed from a wide variety of sources including scientific periodicals, monographs, government reports, theses and dissertation
ArcticStat is a database of socio-economic datasets and statistical tables from the circumpolar region. Many of the datasets come directly from the official statistical agencies of each individual Arctic country.
The National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC) manages and distributes scientific data, creates tools for data access, supports data users, performs scientific research, and educates the public about the cryosphere.
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Covers articles, theses, books, abstracts and court opinions, from academic publishers, professional societies, online repositories, universities and other web sites.C
Google Books is een zoekservice van Google Inc. die zoek in de full text van boeken die door Google zijn gescand, via Optical Character Recognition (OCR) op tekst doorzoekbaar zijn gemaakt en opgenomen in de digitale database van Google Books. De database bevat boeken die vrij van rechten zijn en gratis te raadplegen zijn, maar ook boeken van uitgevers waarvan alleen gedeelten te zien zijn.
The Arctic Council is a high level intergovernmental forum that provides a means for promoting cooperation, coordination and interaction among the Arctic States, with the involvement of the Arctic Indigenous communities and other Arctic inhabitants on common Arctic issues, in particular issues of sustainable development and environmental protection in the Arctic.
The Arctic Portal provides a comprehensive gateway to the Arctic on the internet, increases co-operation between both public and private parties across the Arctic and grants exposure to Arctic related information.
The INTERACT project has a main objective to build capacity for identifying, understanding, predicting and responding to diverse environmental changes throughout the wide environmental and land-use envelopes of the Arctic.
The ASC of the Smithsonian provides a selected anthropological history of circumpolar peoples by offering a number of interesting online exhibits. Access to newsletters, field reports, catalogs, a FAQ, glossary, and teaching tools is located under the “Publications” and “Resources” sections.