This book brings together thirteen selected papers presented in the Third International Seminar on Science and Geopolitics of Arctic-Antarctic-Himalaya, held in India in September 2015. The papers and have been grouped according to the Seminar's three main themes: a) Geopolitics of the Polar Regions, b) Global Climate Change and Polar Regions, and c) Climate Change and Himalayan Region.
Part 1: Geopolitics of the Polar Region.- Chapter 1. The Arctic Cooperation - A Model for the Himalayas - Third Pole.- Chapter 2. The Hollowing of Antarctic Governance.- Chapter 3. State Practices on Antarctica and International Law : Attempt at Identification of India's Interests, Needs and Future Position.- Chapter 4- Arctic: A Paradox and Antithesis.- Chapter 5. Should India Encourage Tourism in Antarctica.- Part 2: The Global Climate Change and Polar Region.- Chapter 6. The Arctic - Teleconnections.- Chapter 7. A n Arctic- Antarctic-Asian Imbroglio.- Part 3: Climate Change and the Himalayan Region.- Chapter 8. Inventory and Monitoring of Snow and Glaciers of the Himalaya using Space Data.- Chapter 9. Mitigation strategies to combat climate change in the Himalayan Mountains.- Chapter 10. Winter Climate and Snow Cover Variability over North-West Himalaya.- Chapter 11. Regional climate changes over Hindukush Karakoram-Himalaya Region.- Chapter 12. C urrent Status of Himalayan Cryosphere and Adjacent Mountains.-Chapter 13. Assessment of Glacier Fluctuations in the Himalaya.