Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs

Tromsø Center: Direction in a Complex Arctic System

The authors examine the systemic nature of the issues affecting the Barents Euro-Arctic Region. The report focuses on five issues environmental concerns, indigenous groups, fisheries, oil and gas extraction, and maritime transport. The authors then provide proposals for projects that the center could focus on as well as recommendations for the structure of the center to help it address these issues. Presentation slides

Additional Info

  • Volume or issue no.: Public Affairs Workshop, International Issues, Public Affairs 860, taught by Melanie Manion in Spring 2007
  • Author(s): Tara Beck, Whitney Gantt, Britta Johnson, Louisa Kennedy, Gifford Laube, Yeri Lopez, and Theodore Ohlgart
  • Client Name: Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies of the University of Wisconsin–Madison, and Working Group for Tromsø Center, Troms County, Norway