The aim of the study is to make a first integrated assessment of environmental and socio-economic aspects of the northern Russian coastal region, in this case the sub-Arctic White Sea and Arctic Pechora Sea, on the basis of 1) the present state of the coastal environment, as based on the results of INTAS project 94-391, and 2) the sociocultural and economic significance of those regions, and the present and potential conflict situations between, and developmental potentials of, environmental and local socio-economic aspects. Research activities: Inventory and literature search on socio-economic and environmental aspects in White Sea, southern Barents Sea and Pechora Sea.
Type of data collected - Literature data, interviews
- Zoological Institute, Universitetskaya nab. 1, 199034 St.-Petersburg, Russia - Moscow State University, Biology Faculty, Vorobiovy Gory, 119899 Moscow, Russia
- EC-INTAS (project 94-391) - UNESCO-CIS (Paris)