Accession Number:

ADA955001

Title:

Man in the Arctic, The Changing Nature of His Quest for Food and Water as Related to Snow, Ice, and Permafrost

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

AIR UNIV MAXWELL AFB AL ARCTIC DESERT TROPIC INFORMATION CENTER

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1962-01-01

Pagination or Media Count:

120.0

Abstract:

This Air Force document was written to provide survival and environmental information about the Arctic. It details techniques used in the American Arctic by man in his quest for food and water insofar as they are related to snow, ice, and permafrost, and to evaluate these techniques and the changes that have occurred in them in terms of todays needs. Structure and landforms and climate are discussed. The users of the Arctic the Eskimos, the Explorers, and the settlers are also discussed. Food supply covers such items as seals, ice hunting, sea mammals, caribou, bird hunting, fishing, vegetable foods, and food storage in the Arctic.

Subject Categories:

  • Meteorology
  • Food, Food Service and Nutrition
  • Inorganic Chemistry
  • Geography
  • Snow, Ice and Permafrost
  • Escape, Rescue and Survival

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE