Accession Number:

ADA259873

Title:

America on the Ice. Antarctic Policy Issues

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

NATIONAL DEFENSE UNIV WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1990-01-01

Pagination or Media Count:

364.0

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.

Subject Categories:

  • Government and Political Science
  • Ecology

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE