This module has shown how dynamic the Arctic region is. Change is occurring at a rapid pace both environmentally, commercially and socially. Interpreters need to stay up-to-date with the latest news and information about the Arctic if they are going to maintain their Knowledge of the Resource. Follow the links below to keep abreast and sign up for bulletins to let the information come to you.
Since the Arctic is in a state of dynamic change, continue to read updates on the Arctic to stay informed.
NOAA Arctic Report Card
The NOAA Arctic Report Card is an annual report on the condition of the Arctic that presents comprehensible peer-reviewed materials written for a range of audiences including the general public, students, and professionals. NOAA states that it is a “source for clear, reliable and concise environmental information on the current state of different components of the Arctic environmental system relative to historical records.” This report relates the current state of the Arctic in terms of the atmosphere, sea ice and oceans, marine ecosystems, terrestrial ecosystems and the terrestrial cryosphere.