ABDS Metadata portal

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Arctic OBIS Ocean Biodiversity Information System

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Arctic GBIF Global Biodiversity Information Facility

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Data upload Contribute data to the ABDS

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Headline indicator data



Protected Areas

MPA's Modelling Arctic Oceanographic Connectivity


Land Cover Change

ASTI Arctic Species Trend Index

Circumpolar Biodiversity Monitoring Program (CBMP) data


Pan-Arctic Passive Acoustic Monitoring

CBMP marine monitoring


CBMP freshwater monitoring

CBMP Background

CBMP terrestrial monitoring

CBMP Terrestrial



All boundaries

CAFF Border

High, low and sub-Arctic boundaries

Arctic Biodiversity Assessment (ABA)

Find records by country

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Sensitive and protected areas data


Arctic Marine Shipping Assessment AMSA 2C

Protected Areas

Ecologically and Biologically Sensitive Areas (EBSAs)


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Improved coordination of #Arctic #wetlands #research and wetland #monitoring programs are needed to ensure long-ter… https://t.co/KOh4TaB7rR
Arktisen neuvoston luonnonsuojelutyöryhmä vierailee Kilpisjärvellä ja Rovaniemellä https://t.co/q7R3g1Q51G
RT @WaddenseaUNESCO: MEET THE ADVISORS who helped in shaping the East Atlantic #FlywayYouthForum (September 18-19 and 25-26, 2-6pm CET). Le…
Meaningful partnership with Indigenous Peoples and local communities is needed to support adaptive and holistic… https://t.co/dHnTLrGxhY

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