Understanding Human and Ecosystem Dynamics in the Kola Arctic: A Participatory Integrated Study

  title={Understanding Human and Ecosystem Dynamics in the Kola Arctic: A Participatory Integrated Study},
  author={Alexey Voinov and Lars Bromley and Elizabeth Kirk and Anatoli Y Korchak and Joshua C. Farley and Tatiana Ivanovna Moiseenko and Tatiana M. Krasovskaya and Z. I. Makarova and Vladimir Megorski and Vladimir S. Selin and Galina Kharitonova and Robert Edson},
The Lake Imandra watershed is located in one of the most developed regions in the Arctic - the Kola Peninsula of Russia. Approximately 300 000 people live on the roughly 27 000 km² watershed, making it one of the most densely populated areas of the Arctic. Most of the people are involved in large-scale mineral extraction and processing and the infrastructure needed to support this industry. This paper reports the results of a pilot project staged for the Lake Imandra watershed that has put… 

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