Settlements dot Arctic coastlines even in sparsely populated areas such as Greenland and the Canadian Arctic Archipelago

LifeLinkedtoIce Settlements

Adapted from Hovelsrud et al. 2011


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.



196. Hovelsrud, G.K., Poppel, B., van Oort, B.E.H., and Reist, J.D. 2011. Arctic societies, cultures, and peoples in a changing cryosphere. In Snow, water, ice and permafrost in the Arctic (SWIPA): Climate change and the cryosphere. Arctic Monitoring and Assessment Programme, Oslo, Norway.


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