Knaub Roman Viktorovich, Candidate of Geography, an associate professor at the nature management department at Tomsk State University, RANS corresponding member, member of the International scientific school of sustainable development named after P.G. Kuznetsov
Shamaeva Ekaterina Fiodorovna, Candidate of Technical Sciences, docent of GIS Department of State University “Dubna”, member of the International scientific school of sustainable development named after P.G. Kuznetsov
Popov Eugene Borisovich, deputy head of the Department of technical diagnostics of fire hazardous & explosive production facilities of “RDC Anklav” LLC, member of the International scientific school of sustainable development named after P.G. Kuznetsov
The article provides a methodology for assessing the consequences of disasters of various genesis (natural, man-made), and also discusses the possibility of managing the consequences of these disasters in order to achieve sustainable development of the Arctic territories. A review of current Arctic development strategies adopted by various countries is given. The concept of disaster safety level index (DSLI) is introduced in relation to the problem under consideration. The conceptual plan for achieving sustainable development of the Arctic in the long term is presented.
KEYWORDS: Arctic, Disaster Safety Level Index (DSLI), development strategies, disaster damage assessment, regional sustainable development.