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ACCESS : Arctic Climage Change, Economy and Society

Description:

ACCESS is an European Project supported within the Ocean of Tomorrow call of the European Commission Seventh Framework Programme. Its main objective is to assess climatic change impacts on marine transportation (including tourism), fisheries, marine mammals and the extraction of oil and gas in the Arctic Ocean. ACCESS is also focusing on Arctic governance and strategic policy options.

Project information

Lead
UPMC - Université Pierre et Marie Curie
Partners

27 Partners from 9 European Countries: UPMC- LOCEAN, UPMC-LATMOS, UPMC-LOV, Oasys, NERC, Kiel IfW, UCAM, AWI, JSC, OFIMA, HSVA, NPI, MET.NO, FastOpt, SAMS, Beijer, SIO, IMPAC, UPC, DLR, AARI, ESRI, UoL, SINTEF F & H, CICERO, SINTEF, EWI, LCP, NBC

Source of funding
FP 7, The Ocean of Tomorrow call

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Keywords

Arctic Ocean, Arctic governance, extraction of gas, extraction of oil, fisheries, marine mammals, marine transportation, strategic policy options, tourism

Duration

2011-2015

Climate impacts

Extreme Temperatures, Ice and Snow, Sea Level Rise, Storms

Elements

Adaptation Measures and Actions, Observations and Scenarios, Vulnerability Assessment

Sectors

Coastal areas, Energy, Marine and Fisheries, Transport

Geographic characterization

Europe

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