Arctic Science, International Law and Climate Change

Legal Aspects of Marine Science in the Arctic Ocean

  • Susanne Wasum-Rainer
  • Ingo Winkelmann
  • Katrin Tiroch

Part of the Beiträge zum ausländischen öffentlichen Recht und Völkerrecht book series (BEITRÄGE, volume 235)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xix
  2. Lars-Otto Reiersen, Simon Wilson
    Pages 15-36
  3. Peter Lemke
    Pages 45-53
  4. Uwe Nixdorf
    Pages 67-81
  5. Klemetti Näkkäläjärvi
    Pages 105-109
  6. Michael W. Lodge
    Pages 175-188
  7. Susanne Wasum-Rainer
    Pages 307-310
  8. Back Matter
    Pages 311-374

About this book


Developments in the Arctic region are increasingly part of international discussion. The book contains a comprehensive and interdisciplinary analysis of the current problems around marine scientific research in the Arctic region. It combines scientific, legal and policy aspects. The main questions addressed are: ongoing and future Arctic marine research, marine research in the Arctic Ocean in practice, the legal framework, enlarged continental shelves and the freedom of marine science and particularities and challenges of the Arctic region. The contributors are leading experts in the field of politics, law and science.


Arctic Ocean Climate change Hydrographic survey/Prospecting and exploring Marine environment Marine scientific research

Editors and affiliations

  • Susanne Wasum-Rainer
    • 1
  • Ingo Winkelmann
    • 2
  • Katrin Tiroch
    • 3
  1. 1.Auswärtiges AmtBerlinGermany
  2. 2., Referat 504 (Antarktis undAuswärtiges AmtBerlinGermany
  3. 3.Public Law and International LawMax Planck Institute for ComparativeHeidelbergGermany

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