Circumpolar map of all polar bear subpopulation as recognized by the IUCN/Polar Bear Specialist Group in 2009 (PBSG 2010a). Total area covered = 24 mill. km(2).

Circumpolar map of all polar bear subpopulation as recognized by the IUCN/Polar Bear Specialist Group in 2009 (PBSG 2010a). Total area covered = 24 mill. km(2).
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Circumpolar map of all polar bear subpopulation as recognized by the IUCN/Polar Bear Specialist Group in 2009 (PBSG 2010a). Total area covered = 24 mill. km2.

 

ZIP file includes image(PDF) files of each area (20 files):

 

Arctic Basin subpopulation area = 4.23 mill. km2
Baffin Bay subpopulation area = 1.08 mill. km2
Barents Sea subpopulation area = 1.69 mill. km2
Chukchi Sea subpopulation area = 1.84 mill. km2
Davis Strait subpopulation area = 2.62 mill. km2
East Greenland subpopulation area = 2.05 mill. km2
Foxe Basin subpopulation area = 1.18 mill. km2
Gulf of Boothia subpopulation area = 170,000 km2
Kane Basin subpopulation area = 155,000 km2
Kara Sea subpopulation area = 1.76 mill. km2
Lancaster Sound subpopulation area = 490,000 km2
Laptev Sea subpopulation area = 2.46 mill. km2
M’Clintock Channel subpopulation area = 500,000 km2
Northern Beaufort Sea subpopulation area = 940,000 km2
Norwegian Bay subpopulation area = 150,000 km2
Southern Beaufort Sea subpopulation area = 715,000 km2
Southern Hudson Bay subpopulation area = 1.14 mill. km2
Viscount Melville subpopulation area = 210,000 km2
Western Hudson Bay area = 500,000 km2


Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna (CAFF)

www.caff.is  
The data can be downloaded freely.
Users are requested to reference it source.

Development of a pan-arctic monitoring plan for polar bears: background paper and should be cited as:
Vongraven, D and Peacock, E. Development of a pan-Arctic monitoring plan for polar bears:background paper. Circumpolar Biodiversity Monitoring Programme, CAFF Monitoring Series Report No.1, January 2011, CAFF International Secretariat, Akureyri, Iceland. ISBN 978-9935-431-01-1


Data Source: IUCN/SSC Polar Bear Specialist Group

 

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