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Research Arctic Centre Research Sustainability of the Arctic Anthropocene Arctic animal populations in a warming climate

Arctic animals

Populations in a warming climate, research by Jouke Prop
Base camp from where all field work is done
Base camp from where all field work is done

The studies are carried out on the tundra stretch of Nordenskiöldkysten, Spitsbergen, where barnacle goose and pink-footed goose are the main herbivores, and arctic fox and polar bear serve as top predators. We focus on three main themes.

  1. Climate change and the phenology mismatch theory. More
  2. Population dynamics. More
  3. Polar bear predatory behaviour. More

See also some movies from the fieldwork in Nordenskiöldkysten, Spitsbergen.

Last modified:14 February 2019 5.22 p.m.