General description of the BBDS region. / Adaptation Actions for a Changing Arctic: Perspectives from the Baffin Bay/Davis Strait Region.

New publication by Tanya Brown, David Boertmann, Rikke Bekker Jacobsen and Carl Barette

2018.05.24 | Peter Schmidt Mikkelsen

Introduction:

The Baffin Bay/Davis Strait (BBDS) region includes only two nations: Nunavut, a territory in Canada, and Greenland, an autonomous part of the Kingdom of Denmark. These two land areas are separated by Baffin Bay in the north and Davis Strait in the south (Figure 2.1). Although the entire BBDS region is inside the Arctic climatic zone (except southernmost Greenland), significant differences are found between the two parts – in the natural environment and in political, social, and socio-economic aspects.

Read more in: AMAP, 2018. Adaptation Actions for a Changing Arctic: Perspectives from the Baffin Bay/Davis Strait Region. Arctic Monitoring and Assessment Programme (AMAP), Oslo, Norway. xvi + 354pp

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