Countries Map Arctic Boundaries to Build Cases for Resource Rights

Wednesday, August 20, 2008
PBS - News Hour

The researchers are aboard a U.S. Coast Guard ice cutter for the fourth U.S. expedition "designed to map the uncharted parts of the Arctic sea for establishing an extended continental shelf," said Larry Mayer, director of the Center for Coastal and Ocean Mapping at the University of New Hampshire and head of the research team.