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This book brings together thirteen selected papers presented in the Third International Seminar on Science and Geopolitics of Arctic-Antarctic-Himalaya, held in India in September 2015. The papers and have been grouped according to the Seminar’s three main themes: a) Geopolitics of the Polar Regions, b) Global Climate Change and Polar Regions, and c) Climate Change and Himalayan Region.

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Geopolitics of the Polar Region

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2018 | OriginalPaper | Chapter

The Arctic Cooperation, a Model for the Himalayas—Third Pole?

Thórir Ibsen

2018 | OriginalPaper | Chapter

The Hollowing of Antarctic Governance

Alan D. Hemmings

2018 | OriginalPaper | Chapter

State Practices on Antarctica and International Law: Attempt at Identification of India’s Interests, Needs and Future Position

Bimal N. Patel

2018 | OriginalPaper | Chapter

Arctic: A Paradox and Antithesis

Uttam K. Sinha

2018 | OriginalPaper | Chapter

Should India Encourage Tourism in Antarctica?

Rasik Ravindra

The Global Climate Change and Polar Region

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2018 | OriginalPaper | Chapter

The Arctic Teleconnections

M. N. Rajeevan

2018 | OriginalPaper | Chapter

Abrupt Climate Shifts Over the Past 10,000+ Years: An Arctic-Antarctic-Asian Imbroglio?

S. Rajan

Global Climate Change and the Himalayan Region

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2018 | OriginalPaper | Chapter

Inventory and Monitoring of Snow and Glaciers of the Himalaya Using Space Data

Ajai

2018 | OriginalPaper | Chapter

Mitigation Strategies to Combat Climate Change in the Himalayan Mountains

M. R. Bhutiyani

2018 | OriginalPaper | Chapter

Winter Climate and Snow Cover Variability Over North-West Himalaya

H. S. Negi, M. S. Shekhar, H. S. Gusain, A. Ganju

2018 | OriginalPaper | Chapter

Regional Climate Changes Over Hindukush-Karakoram-Himalaya Region

D. Kumar, A. Choudhary, A. P. Dimri

2018 | OriginalPaper | Chapter

Current Status of Himalayan Cryosphere and Adjacent Mountains

Abul Amir Khan, N. C. Pant, Rasik Ravindra

2018 | OriginalPaper | Chapter

Assessment of Glacier Fluctuations in the Himalaya

Anil V. Kulkarni, S. Pratibha
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