Lemming abundance trends

ABA 2013 Box 03 01 LemmingAbundance 

Arctic Biodiversity Assessment (ABA) 2013.

Box 3.1 Figure1. Temporal changes in lemming abundance at various circumpolar sites: A)Taymyr Peninsula, Russia (Siberian brown lemming, stars are years with unquantifi ed high densities; data courtesy of B. Ebbinge & I. Popov); B) Banks Island, Canada (Nearctic collared lemming and Nearctic brown lemming; data courtesy of Parks Canada and L. Nguyen); C) Bylot Island, Canada (Nearctic brown lemming in wet (black circles) and mesic (open circles) habitats; data courtesy G. Gauthier); D) NE Greenland (Nearctic collared lemming at Traill Island (black triangles) and Zackenberg (open triangles); data courtesy of B. Sittler and N.M. Schmidt).

Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna (CAFF)


The data can be downloaded freely.

Users are requested to reference it source.

Meltofte, H. (ed.) 2013. Arctic Biodiversity Assessment. Status and trends in Arctic biodiversity. Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna, Akureyri.

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