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Environment of the Cape Thompson region, Alaska.

United States. Committee on Environmental Studies for Project Chariot.

Environment of the Cape Thompson region, Alaska.

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Published by United States Atomic Energy Commission, Division of Technical Information in [Oak Ridge, Tenn.] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Cape Thompson region, Northwest Alaska.,
  • Chukchi Sea.,
  • Alaska,
  • Alaska.
    • Subjects:
    • Natural history -- Alaska -- Cape Thompson region, Northwest Alaska.,
    • Radioecology -- Alaska.,
    • Eskimos -- Alaska.,
    • Cape Thompson region, Northwest Alaska.,
    • Chukchi Sea.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementNorman J. Wilimovsky, editor. John N. Wolfe, associate editor.
      ContributionsWilimovsky, Norman J., ed., Wolfe, John Nicholas, ed.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQH105.A4 A57
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvi, 1250 p.
      Number of Pages1250
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6007781M
      LC Control Number66060018

      In the s, the construction of a chain of radar sites such as the Distant Early Warning system DEW employed Inuit laborers, and many more were later employed to maintain the facilities. Environment of the Cape Thompson region associations mirrored the activities of the statewide Alaska Federation of Natives AFN which lobbied for Native rights and claims. Formerly, the first group of bowhead whales, primarily small, young whales, could occur in late April, but now happens earlier in the month and even in March. Walrus are wary of the approach of people or bears, but hunters who approach carefully can get within a few meters of the animals without provoking a reaction. Into the Wild by Jon Krakauer A bestselling book and critically acclaimed movieInto the Wild tells the tale of one young man's search for meaning in wilderness that ends in an abandoned bus in Alaska. Brutal and gripping.

      This potlatch feast demonstrated social status and wealth. The ice used to form large pans, but now is more crumbled up. Alaskan Inuit inhabit the west, southwest, and the far north and northwest of Alaska, comprising the Alutiiq, Yup'ik or Yupiatand Inupiat tribes. The diseased seals are thin and do not flee when a person approaches. The sores were around the eyes and mouths of the seals and on their tails.

      Other early explorers, including Alexander Kasherov, noted this intricate trading system as well, in which goods were moved from Siberia to Barrow and back again through a network of regularly held trade fairs. The hunting seasons were seal, caribou, and whale. Acculturation and Assimilation As with the rest of Native Americans, the Inuit acculturation and assimilation patterns were more the result of coercion than choice. This was the result of both the spread of disease by whites as well as outright murder.


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Changes in Hunting The most notable impacts to hunting have been from changes in the physical environment, specifically changes in sea ice.

Borehole locations and permafrost depths, Alaska, USA, Version 1

Others must rely on assistance programs, and for most there continues to be a dependence on both wage and subsistence economies. Instead, it is Environment of the Cape Thompson region dangerous place to be, preventing hunters from reaching marine mammals and limiting the length of the hunting season.

As of the s, however, few of these corporations have managed to reach financial stability, and at least four have reported losses since The story follows the life story of a wolf-dog hybrid that finds its way from the chaos of famine and violence, in both the natural world and at Environment of the Cape Thompson region jagged edge of human society, to a kind of redemption in a life of domesticity in the care of one gentle man.

In group interviews, however, it is also possible that younger hunters defer to older ones rather than contradict or appear to know more than their elders. In Point Hope, by contrast, hunters report seeing fewer killer whales in recent years.

There is still a great deal of variation from year to year. In Kotzebue, hunters said that spotted seals may be arriving a little later than they used to in spring, and are staying much longer in fall.

The social fabric of Inuit society changed forever in the twentieth century, though the people have avoided the reservation system. The diseased seals are thin and do not flee when a person approaches. Introduction Arctic sea ice is changing rapidly Perovich et al. The advent of steam-powered vessels further increased the number of ships in the region.

These people settled north of the Brooks Range and along the coast from Kotzebue in the southwest, up to Point Hope and north and east to Barrow, the mouth of the Colville River, and on to the present-day Canadian border at Demarcation Point.

Other than the haulout, Point Lay hunters have seen few changes to the distribution and behavior of walrus in their area. In the Northwest Alaska Native Association was formed under the leadership of Willie Hensley, later a state senator. Some of the first political action taken by the Inuit was in opposition to this experiment.

There are fewer ribbon seals in Kotzebue Sound than there used to be.

The zooplankton of fresh and brackish waters of the Cape Thompson Area, Northern Alaska

Yet the dropout rate is still high among their youth. Unlike the Inuit, who used all parts of the whale for their subsistence, the whaling fleets from New England and California were interested primarily in baleen, the long and flexible strips of Alaska. book that Environment of the Cape Thompson region as a filtering system for the bowhead whale.

Illustrated Flora of British Columbia. Anthropologically classified Alaska. book central-based wanderers, the Inuit spent part of the year on the move, searching for food, and then part of the year at a central, more permanent camp.

Alcohol proved equally as lethal, and though it was outlawed, traders were able to bring it in as contraband to trade for furs. Harpooners would strike deep into the huge mammal, and heavy sealskin floats would help keep the animal immobilized as lances were sunk into it.

Methods and Materials Semi-Directive Interviews We conducted interviews with residents of 14 communities, starting in and with the most recent in January see Table 1Figure 1.Once known as Eskimos, the Inuit inhabit the Arctic region, one of the most forbidding territories on earth.

Occupying lands that stretch 12, miles from parts of Siberia, along the Alaskan coast, across Canada, and on to Greenland, the Inuit are one of the most widely dispersed people in the world, but number only about 60, in population. In the southeastern coast of Alaska, active tectonics on a mountainous shoreline is evident.

The region also shows emergent and submerging shorelines with a glacial imprint undergoing formation by modern processes. This book also gives examples of gravel beach environments in various coastal settings. Books set in Alaska: [Into the Wild, The Son of Neptune, The Great Alone, The Call of the Wild, Spirit Bound, Midnight Sun, The Snow Child.Pdf a pdf of the physicochemical characteristics, primary productivity and occurrence of zooplankton in fresh and brackish waters of Cape Thompson, Alaska, between June 28, and August 7,14 species of Cladocera and 38 species of Copepoda (13 Calanoida, 11 Cyclopoida and 14 Harpacticoida) were distinguished in collections from 10 lakes, 8 lagoons and galisend.com by: Alaska can download pdf divided into six regions: Southeast Alaska, South-central, the Interior, Western Alaska, Southwest Alaska and the Arctic.

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