Links to Good Stuff

Here are some links to a few good resources – keep checking back for new stuff and suggest others in the Comments.

 

Links to Plans and Strategies:

National Strategy for the Arctic Region:  www.whitehouse.gov/sites/default/…/nat_arctic_strategy.pdf

Implementation plan for the National Strategy for the Arctic Region: http://www.whitehouse.gov/sites/default/files/docs/implementation_plan_for_the_national_strategy_for_the_arctic_region_-_fi….pdf Arctic Strategy –

United States Department of Defense: http://www.defense.gov/pubs/2013_Arctic_Strategy.pdf

NOAA’s Arctic Action Plan: http://www.arctic.noaa.gov/NOAAarcticactionplan2014.pdf

Arctic Strategy- US Coast Guard:  http://www.uscg.mil/seniorleadership/DOCS/CG_Arctic_Strategy.pdf

Arctic Shield 2014 – US Coast Guard: http://www.uscg.mil/d17/Arctic%20Shield%202014.asp

Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report: http://www.ipcc.ch/

US National Climate Assessment: http://www.globalchange.gov/

US Arctic Marine Transportation System Report: http://www.cmts.gov/downloads/CMTS_Arctic_MTS_Report_Narrative.pdf

The national Ocean Policy: http://www.whitehouse.gov/administration/eop/oceans/policy

 

Stuff about Ocean Animals:

NOAA Marine Mammal Stock Assessment reports: http://www.nmfs.noaa.gov/pr/sars/species.htm

NOAA fish watch – US seafood facts: http://www.fishwatch.gov/

Regional Fisheries Management Council information:  http://www.nmfs.noaa.gov/sfa/management/councils/ The

IUCN Red List:  https://www.iucn.org/about/work/programmes/species/our_work/the_iucn_red_list/

 

Transportation related information:

NOAA Marine Cadastre: http://marinecadastre.gov/

Arctic Geographical Information System (ArkGIS): http://arkgis.org/

Transportation Infrastructure funding map: http://www.cmts.gov/Maps/Index.aspx

Compendium of Federal Programs in the Marine Transportation System: http://www.cmts.gov/Resources/Compendium.aspx

Alaska Deep-Draft Arctic Ports Study: http://www.dot.state.ak.us/stwddes/desports/arctic.shtml

Panama Canal Expansion Study: http://www.marad.dot.gov/news_room_landing_page/news_releases_summary/news_release/panama_canal2013.htm

 

Reports on Ocean Stuff: 

SIMAP Modeling of Hypothetical Oil Spills in the Beaufort Sea for World Wildlife Fund (WWF): http://awsassets.wwf.ca/downloads/wwf_beaufort_sea_oil_spill_modelling_full_report_rps_asa.pdf

Interactive map for WWF Oil Spill Report: http://arcticspills.wwf.ca/#scenario/dw-mmpd/dw-mmpd-s-wc/

 

Organizations that do cool stuff:

Consortium for Ocean Leadership: http://oceanleadership.org/

The National Ocean Council:  http://www.whitehouse.gov/administration/eop/oceans

International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN):  http://www.iucn.org/

The Arctic Council: http://www.arctic-council.org/index.php/en/

The International Maritime Organization (IMO): http://www.imo.org/Pages/home.aspx

United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP): http://www.unep.org/

 

Government Websites:

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA): www.noaa.gov

The Department of Transportation (DOT): www.dot.gov

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM): www.blm.gov

The Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS): www.fws.gov

The Navy: www.navy.mil

Naval Oceanographic Office (NavOceano): http://www.public.navy.mil/fltfor/cnmoc/Pages/navo_home1.aspx

Office of Naval Research (ONR): http://www.onr.navy.mil/

The Coast Guard: www.uscg.mil

US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE): www.usace.army.mil

The Saint Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation: www.slsdc.gov

The Department of Energy (DOE): www.energy.gov

The Bureau of Ocean and Energy Management (BOEM): www.boem.gov

The Department of the Interior (DOI): www.doi.gov

The Department of Commerce (DOC): www.commerce.gov

The National Ocean Council:  http://www.whitehouse.gov/administration/eop/oceans

United Nations: http://www.un.org/en/

European Council: http://www.european-council.europa.eu/home-page?lang=en

European Union: http://europa.eu/pol/index_en.htm

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