International Polar Year, or IPY (2007-2009) is by far the most exciting international scientific and educational opportunity of this century. For the next two years, all eyes will be focused on the physical, social and human dimensions of our planet's polar regions. Watch this blog for news related to Canadian outreach and education efforts related to IPY. Of particular interest to educators! Note: This blog is created independently of any official IPY organization

Wednesday, May 9, 2007

Arctic Environmental Atlas

Arctic Environmental Atlas

Interactive map view over the Arctic environment, showing the North Pole and the countries of the Arctic. Browse the map layers, including land cover, topography, population density, and wilderness and make your own map. http://maps.grida.no/arctic

1 comment:

Amanda said...

The IPY Secretariat has collaborated to produce an IPY in GoogleEarth downloadable file here
It's a fabulous resource and visually interesting in a way that the more static map-server maps can't quite match.