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Vol 68, No 1 (2015): March: 1–140

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Table of Contents


The Arctic Exploits of Dr. Octave Pavy PDF
Douglas W. Wamsley 1–15
Recovery of Tundra Vegetation Three Decades after Hydrocarbon Drilling with and without Seeding of Non-Native Grasses + Supplementary Appendices (See Article Tools) PDF
Nicole B. Kearns, Mélanie Jean, Emily J. Tissier, Jill F. Johnstone 16–31
The “Boat Place” Burial: New Skeletal Evidence from the 1845 Franklin Expedition PDF
Douglas R. Stenton, Anne Keenleyside, Robert W. Park 32–44
Multidecadal Recession of Grinnell and Terra Nivea Ice Caps, Baffin Island, Canada PDF
Robert G. Way 45–53
First Records of Atlantic Mackerel (Scomber scombrus) from the Svalbard Archipelago, Norway, with Possible Explanations for the Extension of Its Distribution PDF
Jørgen Berge, Kristin Heggland, Ole Jørgen Lønne, Finlo Cottier, Haakon Hop, Geir Wing Gabrielsen, Leif Nøttestad, Ole Arve Misund 54–61
Wolf (Canis lupus) Winter Density and Territory Size in a Low Biomass Moose (Alces alces) System PDF
Bryce C. Lake, Jason R. Caikoski, Mark R. Bertram 62–68
High-Latitude Yukon Boreal-Cordilleran Grassland Plant Communities PDF
Wayne L Strong 69–78
Micrometeorological and Thermal Control of Frost Flower Growth and Decay on Young Sea Ice PDF
Ryan J. Galley, Brent G.T. Else, Nicolas-Xavier Geilfus, Alexander A. Hare, David Babb, Tim Papakyriakou, David G. Barber, Søren Rysgaard 79–92
Indigenous Knowledge of Hydrologic Change in the Yukon River Basin: A Case Study of Ruby, Alaska PDF
Nicole J. Wilson, M. Todd Walter, Jon Waterhouse 93–106
The Status of Glaucous Gulls Larus hyperboreus in the Circumpolar Arctic PDF
Aevar Petersen, David B. Irons, H. Grant Gilchrist, Gregory J. Robertson, David Boertmann, Hallvard Strøm, Maria Gavrilo, Yuri Artukhin, Daniel S. Clausen, Kathy J. Kuletz, Mark L. Mallory 107–120

Book Reviews

Red Light to Starboard: Recalling the Exxon Valdez Disaster, by Angela Day PDF
David W. Norton 121–122
Understanding Earth's Polar Challenges: International Polar Year 2007–08, Summary by the IPY Joint Committee, edited by I. Krupnik, I. Allison, R. Bell, P. Cutler, D. Hik, J. López-Martinez, V. Rachold, E. Sarukhanian and C. Summerhayes PDF
David W. Norton 122–124
North by Degree: New Perspectives on Arctic Exploration, edited by Susan A. Kaplan and Robert McCracken Peck PDF
Glyn Williams 124–125
Ice Ship: The Epic Voyages of the Polar Adventurer Fram, by Charles W. Johnson PDF
Peter Schledermann 125–126

Books Received and Papers to Appear

Books Received PDF
Papers to Appear in Arctic PDF

Letters to the Editor

Re: Eigil Knuth Manuscript PDF
Spencer Apollonio 128


J. Ross Mackay (1915–2014) PDF
C.R. Burn 129–131

InfoNorth Essay

Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Inuvik Research Laboratory PDF
Jolie Gareis, Ashley Mercer 132–139

InfoNorth News


ISSN: 1923-1245