Arctic options: Holistic integration for arctic coastal-marine sustainability

Principal Investigators:

Paul Berkman, Frank W. Davis, Jean Claude Gascard, Christine Provost, and Oran R. Young

Interests are awakening globally to take advantage of extensive energy, shipping, fishing, and tourism opportunities associated with diminishing sea ice in the Arctic Ocean. This 3-year research project will develop and demonstrate an international, interdisciplinary and inclusive process to enhance the practice of governance for sustainability in Arctic coastal-marine systems, balancing: (a) national interests and common interests; (b) environmental protection, social equity and economic prosperity; and (c) needs of present and future generations.... more

Participants and Meetings

Working Group Participants
ActivityDatesFurther Information
Working Group5th—6th December 2013Participant List  
Working Group20th—24th October 2014Participant List  

Participant Contact Information

Jenifer Austinjaustin@google.comGoogle Inc
Paul Berkmanpaul.berkman@tufts.eduUniversity of California, Santa Barbara
Lawson W. Brighamlwb48@aol.comUniversity of Alaska, Fairbanks
Frank W. Davisfrank.davis@nceas.ucsb.eduUniversity of California, Santa Barbara
Hajo Eickenhajo.eicken@gi.alaska.eduUniversity of Alaska, Fairbanks
LeeAnne Frenchfrench@nceas.ucsb.eduUniversity of California, Santa Barbara
Jean Claude Gascardjga@locean-ipsl.upmc.frUniversité Pierre et Marie Curie
Benjamin S. Halpernhalpern@nceas.ucsb.eduUniversity of California, Santa Barbara
Karen P. Pletnikoffkarenp@apiai.orgAleutian Pribilof Islands Association (APIA)
Christine Provostcp@locean-ipsl.upmc.frUniversité Pierre et Marie Curie
Nathalie Sennechaelnas@locean-ipsl.upmc.frUniversité Pierre et Marie Curie
Charlotte Vickcharlotte.vick@gmail.comSylvia Earle Alliance (SEA)
David Wrighthdcamera@me.comPlanet Earth Pictures
Oran R. Youngyoung@bren.ucsb.eduUniversity of California, Santa Barbara
Jamie Afflerbachafflerbach@nceas.ucsb.eduUniversity of California, Santa Barbara
Sara Denkasdenka@bren.ucsb.eduUniversity of California, Santa Barbara
Jon L. Fuglestadjon.fuglestad@amap.noArctic Monitoring and Assessment Programme
Art Ivanoffivanoffart49@gmail.comBering Sea Alliance
Brendan Kellybkelly@mbayaq.orgMonterey Bay Aquarium
Igor Krupnikkrupniki@si.eduSmithsonian National Museum of Natural History
Olivia Leeolivia.lee@gi.alaska.eduUniversity of Alaska, Fairbanks
Dino Lorenzinidino@spacequest.comSpaceQuest, Ltd.
Ed Lorenzinied@analyzecorp.comAnalyze Corp.
Russell Luttmanrussell.luttman@crowley.comCrowley Marine Services, Inc.
Denise Michelsdmichels@nomealaska.orgCity of Nome, Alaska
Elena Norkinalennorkina@gmail.comUniversity Moscow State Institute of International Relations
Greg Pavellasgreg.pavellas@crowley.comCrowley Marine Services, Inc.
Julie Raymond-YakoubianJRaymond-Yakoubian@kawerak.orgKawerak, Inc.
Lars-Otto Reiersenlars-otto.reiersen@amap.noArctic Monitoring and Assessment Programme
Martin Robardsmrobards@wcs.orgWildlife Conservation Society
Jimmy Stottsjimmy@iccalaska.orgInuit Circumpolar Council-Alaska
Dennis Thurstondennis.thurston@boemre.govBureau of Ocean Energy Management
Fran Ulmerfran.ulmer@uaa.alaska.eduUniversity of Alaska, Anchorage
Alexander Vylegzhaninsopspravo@mail.ruMGIMO University
Dan Yocumdanyocum@gmail.comUniversity of California, Santa Barbara

Products: Publications, Reports, Datasets, Presentations, Visualizations

TypeProducts of NCEAS Research
Presentations Berkman, Paul. 2014. The Emperor's New Clothes: Unstructured Data Does Not Exist in the Realm of Big Data. International Conference on Data Sharing and Integration for Global Sustainability in New Delhi, India.
Journal Article Berkman, Paul. 2014. 'Unstructured data' practices in polar institutions and networks: A case study with the Arctic options project. Data Science Journal. Vol: 13. Pages 1-8. (Online version)
Report or White Paper Berkman, Paul; Davis, Frank W.; Gascard, Jean Claude; Provost, Christine; Young, Oran R. 2015. Arctic Options Year 2 Annual Report . NSF Annual Report.
Journal Article Berkman, Paul. 2015. Institutional dimensions of sustaining Arctic observing networks (SAON). Arctic. Vol: 68. Pages 89-99. (Online version)
Journal Article Brigham, Lawson W. 2015. Future perspective: The maritime Arctic in 2050. Fletcher Forum of World Affairs. Vol: 39(1). Pages 109-1120.
Journal Article Halpern, Benjamin S.; Frazier, Melanie; Potapenko, John; Casey, Kenneth S.; Koenig, Kellee; Longo, Catherine S.; Stewart Lowndes, Julia; Rockwood, R. Cotton; Selig, Elizabeth R.; Selkoe, Kimberly A.; Walbridge, Shaun. 2015. Spatial and temporal changes in cumulative human impacts on the world's ocean. Nature Communications. Vol: 6(7615). Pages 1-7. (Online version)
Book Kim, Yoon Hyung; Young, Oran R.; Kim, Jong Deog. 2014. The Arctic in World Affairs: A North Pacific Dialogue on International Cooperation in a Changing Arctic. Edited by Young, O.R; Kim, J. D. and Kim, Y. H. 2014 North Pacific Arctic Conference Proceedings. Korea Maritime Insittute; East-West Center . Seoul; Honolulu. Pages 444. (Online version)
Book Chapter Young, Oran R. 2014. Navigating the Arctic/non-Arctic Interface: Avenues of Engagement. Edited by Young, O.R; Kim, J. D. and Kim, Y. H. The Arctic in World Affairs: A North Pacific Dialogue on International Cooperation in a Changing Arctic. Korea Maritime Insittute; East-West Center. Seoul; Honolulu. Pages 267-334.
Book Chapter Young, Oran R. 2015. Adaptive Governance for a Changing Arctic. Edited by Leiv Lunde, Jian Yang & Iselin Stensdal Asian Countries and the Arctic Future. World Scientific Publishing Co. Pte. Ltd.. Toh Tuck Link. Pages 15-34. (Online version)
Presentations Young, Oran R. 2015. Governing the Antipodes: International Cooperation in Antarctica and the Arctic. US Library of Conference in Washington, DC.
Presentations Young, Oran R. 2015. The Arctic Council at twenty: How to maintain effectiveness in a rapidly changing environment. Symposium on Arctic Governance.
"Arctic options: Holistic integration for arctic coastal-marine sustainability " is project ID: 12682