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Predicting effects of climate change on Svalbard reindeer population dynamics - a mechanistic approach
The goal of this cross-disciplinary project is to examine the mechanisms, relative importance and future implications of climate drivers in Svalbard reindeer population dynamics. …
Assessment Norsk Polarintistutt har i sitt tildelingsbrev for 2016 fra Klima - og miljødepartementet fått i oppdrag å lage kunnskapsgrunnlag for forvaltningsplanen Sentral-Spitsbergen. …
There is a lack of studies on how arctic ungulates respond behaviourally to climate-induced changes in resource availability. Understanding behavioural adaptations is needed to be able to predict population-dynamical responses. …
Time trends of persistent organic pollutants in Arctic foxes from Svalbard in the light of changing climate
Monitoring The project investigates the levels and patterns chlorinated and brominated contaminants in arctic foxes in relation to feeding strategy, climatic conditions and time.
This study will investigate to what degree variation in adult sex ratio of Svalbard reindeer Rangifer tarandus platyrhynchus is affected by density-dependence and changes in vegetation and climate. …
Assessment AMAP is mandated: • To monitor and assess the status of the Arctic region with respect to pollution and climate change issues. • To document levels and trends, pathways and processes, and effects on ecosystems and humans, and propose actions to reduce associated threats for consideration …
Monitoring Environmental monitoring of Svalbard and Jan Mayen (MOSJ) is an environmental monitoring system and part of the Government’s environmental monitoring in Norway. …