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ASTIS (Arctic Science and Technology Information System)

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ASTIS includes citations with abstracts to the worldwide literature on the Arctic and other cold regions. Most of the citations in the database are to publications produced since 1978, but a small amount of older material is included.

Emphasis is on the Canadian Arctic (includes the northern parts of most provinces, the three territories (Yukon, the Northwest Territories and Nunavut), part of the Arctic Ocean, the Canadian part of the Beaufort Sea, the waters within the arctic archipelago, the Canadian half of Baffin Bay and of Davis Strait, Hudson and James Bays, and much of the Labrador Sea) but some material from other arctic regions is included.

Covers a wide range of topics, including engineering and technology; life sciences; earth sciences; renewable and non-renewable resources; land management; government, social and economic conditions; native peoples; archaeology; history; travel; art; and literature.

Produced by the Arctic Institute of North America.

Materials indexed: Serials, journal articles, monographs, theses, conference proceedings and published and unpublished research reports.

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1978-01-01 to current 
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Biological Sciences, Canadian Studies, Geography, Geography, Human, Geography, Physical, Geography, Spatial Information Science, Political Science, Resource & Environmental Management 
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