Accession Number : ADA259873


Title :   America on the Ice. Antarctic Policy Issues


Corporate Author : NATIONAL DEFENSE UNIV WASHINGTON DC


Personal Author(s) : Klotz, Frank G


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/a259873.pdf


Report Date : Jan 1990


Pagination or Media Count : 364


Abstract : Partial contents include: (1) Antarctica Before the Treaty, rival territorial claims--cold war dimension--international geophysical year-- conference on antarctica; (2) The Antarctic Treaty System, duration--scope--an arms control agreement--a claims settlement-a science compact--an administrative framework--recommendations--convention for the conservation of antarctic seals-- convention on the conservation of antarctic marine living resources; (3) Challenges to the antarctic Treaty System; antarctic resources--participation in antarctic policymaking--The sovereignty time bomb; (4) U.S. Interests in the Antarctic and Current U.S. Policy, and the U.S. Antarctic Program, scientific activities--antarctic stations--logistics support-managing the logistics program--maintaining and influential american presence in the years ahead.


Descriptors :   *FOREIGN POLICY , *ARMS CONTROL , *CONSERVATION , *ANTARCTIC REGIONS , LOGISTICS SUPPORT , ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION , SEALS(MAMMALS) , MINERALS , TREATIES , NATURAL RESOURCES , ICE


Subject Categories : Government and Political Science
      Ecology


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE