Number of polar bear maternity dens observed on Hopen Island in relation to the date of sea ice formation the previous autumn

LifeLinkedtoIce Polar bear maternity dens

Source: Derocher et al. 2011 [329]


Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna (CAFF) 

The data can be downloaded freely. Users are requested to reference the source.

Eamer, J., Donaldson, G.M., Gaston, A.J., Kosobokova, K.N., Lárusson, K.F., Melnikov, I.A., Reist, J.D., Richardson, E., Staples, L., von Quillfeldt, C.H. 2013. Life Linked to Ice: A guide to sea-ice-associated biodiversity in this time of rapid change. CAFF Assessment Series No. 10. Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna, Iceland. ISBN: 978-9935-431-25-7.



329. Derocher, A.E., Andersen, M., Wiig, O., Aars, J., Hansen, E., and Biuw, M. 2011. Sea ice and polar bear den ecology at Hopen Island, Svalbard. Marine Ecology-Progress Series 441: 273-279. doi:10.3354/meps09406.


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