Arctic Yearbook 2014
About Arctic Yearbook
The Arctic Yearbook is the outcome of the Northern Research Forum (NRF) and UArctic joint
Thematic Network (TN) on Geopolitics and Security. The TN also organizes the annual Calotte
The Arctic Yearbook seeks to be the preeminent repository of critical analysis on the Arctic region,
with a mandate to inform observers about the state of Arctic politics, governance and security. It is an
international and interdisciplinary peer-reviewed publication, published online at
[www.arcticyearbook.com] to ensure wide distribution and accessibility to a variety of stakeholders
Arctic Yearbook material is obtained through a combination of invited contributions and an open call
for papers. For more information on contributing to the Arctic Yearbook, or participating in the TN
on Geopolitics and Security, contact the Editor, Lassi Heininen.
The Arctic Yearbook would like to acknowledge the Arctic Portal [http://arcticportal.org] for their
generous technical and design support; RIA Novosti for the use of the cover image; and the scholars
who provided peer review of the academic articles. We would also like to thank the Thule Institute
for funding a limited print of the Arctic Yearbook 2014.