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2013-11-15 12:20:10

The PRC-155 Manpack radio is the first and only tactical radio to deliver secure voice and data connectivity with the MUOS system in polar regions. SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Nov. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Two General Dynamics C4 Systems-developed AN/PRC-155 two-channel Manpack radios successfully completed secure voice and data calls from Alaska and the Arctic Circle, using the Mobile User Objective System (MUOS) waveform to connect with the MUOS satellite and ground communications network. The...

2013-10-07 08:21:55

Anticipated to be the largest and most diverse gathering of its kind, with more than 900 participants from 40 nations -- all eight Arctic nations including Russia and the United States as well as France, China, India, Germany, Brazil, the Republic of Korea, Indonesia and Singapore. REYKJAVIK, Iceland, and NEW YORK, Oct. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- To discuss Arctic issues such as climate change, economic development and new shipping lanes, an influential mix of stakeholders will convene at the...

2013-04-10 12:22:15

Learn More About Arctic Challenges and Opportunities at the National Press Club Newsmakers Luncheon with Iceland's President Olafur Ragnar Grimsson, U.S. and Arctic Partners REYKJAVIK, Iceland, April 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Grimsson will announce a new assembly to promote collaboration among Arctic and international partners. The mission of the Arctic Circle is to convene a diverse group of stakeholders in an annual gathering to facilitate dialogue and build relationships to...

2012-05-02 06:21:55

St Petersburg, May 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- On 3rd - 5th July 2012, a selection of the nation's most influential oil and gas companies will congregate at the Park Inn Pribaltiyskaya Hotel, St Petersburg, Russia, to attend one of the most well respected events in the industry - the Next Generation Oil & Gas Russia and CIS (NG O&G) Summit. Global interest surrounding untapped oil in the Arctic Circle is heating up as the United States, Canada and Russia all begin to...

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2010-09-24 05:42:48

Russia's prime minister said Thursday that the Arctic Circle must remain a "zone of peace" as Russia and its polar neighbors rush to stake their claims on the region's energy-rich seabed. Prime Minister Vladimir Putin said: "We think it is imperative to keep the Arctic as a zone of peace and cooperation," while speaking at the Arctic Forum in Moscow. "We all know that it is hard to live alone in the Arctic," Putin said, calling for foreign capital to take advantage of the Russian Arctic....

2008-07-25 12:01:14

By Jad Mouawad The race for petroleum resources above the Arctic Circle is likely to speed up in coming years, as the polar ice cap melts and access to oil and gas reserves in many other places around the world becomes more challenging. The lure of the Arctic as oil's next big frontier was vindicated this week as a major geological survey found the region might hold as much as a fifth of the world's yet to-be-discovered oil and natural gas reserves. Many of these new resources,...

2008-07-23 21:00:33

WASHINGTON _ An estimated 90 billion barrels of undiscovered but technically recoverable oil _ three years of world consumption _ lie north of the Arctic Circle, the U.S. Geological Survey reported Wednesday. While the oil, along with vast quantities of natural gas, will be extremely difficult to tap, the promise is enough to make the frozen north the new _ and maybe last _ frontier for world energy producers. Undiscovered oil and gas are thought to be present based on geology and...


Latest Arctic Circle Reference Libraries

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2007-08-13 03:31:51

The Arctic Ground Squirrel (Spermophilus parryii), is a species of ground squirrel native to the Arctic Circle. They can be found in regions of Northern Canada ranging from the Arctic Circle down to the southern border of the Northwest Territories. They are also found in Alaska and Siberia. It inhabits dry arctic tundra and open meadows. The Arctic ground squirrel has a beige and tan coat with a white-spotted back. This squirrel has a short face, small ears, a dark tail and white markings...

Arctic Circle
2004-10-19 04:45:44

Arctic Circle -- The Arctic (Land of the Midnight Sun) is the area around the earth's North Pole while antarctic is in South Pole. It includes parts of Russia, Alaska, Canada, Greenland, Lapland and Svalbard as well as the Arctic Ocean. The Arctic Circle is one of the five major circles of latitude that mark maps of the Earth. Everything north of this circle is known as the Arctic, and the zone just to the south of this circle is the Northern Temperate Zone. This is the parallel of...

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