The following papers appear in the December 2009 issue of ARCTIC:
"Paleoeskimo Demography and Sea-Level History, Kent Peninsula and King William Island, Central Northwest Passage, Arctic Canada"
By: Arthur S. Dyke and James M. Savelle
"Visualizing Population Dynamics of Alaska's Arctic Communities"
By: Lawrence C. Hamilton and Angela M. Mitiguy
"Foraging Behaviours and Diets of Wolves in the Queen Maud Gulf Bird Sanctuary, Nunavut, Canada"
By: Nathan Wiebe, Gustaf Samelius, Ray T. Alisauskas, Jason L. Bantle, Christoffer Bergman, Robert de Carle, Christopher J. Hendrickson, Alain Lusignan, Kimberly J. Phipps and Justin Pitt
"Polar Bear Distribution and Habitat Association Reflect Long-term Changes in Fall Sea Ice Conditions in the Alaskan Beaufort Sea"
By: Jeffrey S. Gleason and Karyn D. Rode
"Tolerance to Sand Burial, Trampling, and Drought of Two Subarctic Coastal Plant Species (Leymus mollis and Trisetum spicatum)"
By: Stephane Boudreau and Julie Faure-Lacroix
"Advancing Landscape Change Research through the Incorporation of Inupiaq Knowledge"
By: Wendy R. Eisner, Chris J. Cuomo, Kenneth M. Hinkel, Benjamin M.
Jones and Ronald H. Brower, Sr.
"Effects of Climate Change on the Seasonality of Weather for Tourism in Alaska"
By: Gongmei Yu, Zvi Schwartz and John E. Walsh
"Post-Glacial Isostatic Adjustment and Global Warming in Subarctic
Canada: Implications for Islands of the James Bay Region
By: Leonard J.S. Tsuji, Natalya Gomez, Jerry X. Mitrovica and Roblyn Kendall
"Local Protest and Resistance to the Rupert Diversion Project, Northern Quebec"
By: Miriam Atkinson and Monica E. Mulrennan
The December issue contains five book reviews and an obituary for Jimmy Memorana, written by Thomas G. Smith.
Also included are two InfoNorth essays written by this year's AINA scholarship winners. Evan Richardson, the 2009 recipient of the Jennifer Robinson Memorial Scholarship, describes his doctoral research on the life history and population dynamics of polar bears in western Hudson Bay. Veterinarian Patricia Curry, the 2009 recipient of the Lorraine Allison Scholarship, discusses her collaborative research with arctic communities on monitoring the health of caribou populations.
For information on becoming an AINA member and receiving the journal, please visit the Institute's website at: http://www.arctic.ucalgary.ca/.
December 2009 Issue of the Journal ARCTIC Available
Mon, Dec 28, 2009
The Arctic Institute of North America (AINA) announces publication of the December 2009 issue of the journal ARCTIC, Volume 62, Number 4. A non-profit membership organization and multidisciplinary research institute of the University of Calgary, AINA's mandate is to advance the study of the North American and circumpolar Arctic through the natural and social sciences, as well as the arts and humanities, and to acquire, preserve, and disseminate information on physical, environmental, and social conditions in the North. Created as a binational corporation in 1945, the Institute's United States Corporation is housed at the University of Alaska Fairbanks.