Challenging the Arctic Opportunities

Even the most remote regions are today being used for natural resources extraction, transport, tourism and other economic purposes.

In the middle of the race to exploit the now availablecommodities the preparedness to emergency situations is often lagging behind.

Mr Hannu Rantanen, a senior research scientist, presents how the disasters in the Artic are triggered by the adverse conditions and due to the basic coping skills in these circumstances.