Polar bear surveys 2011-2014

Photo: Fernando Ugarte

Polar bear researchers from the Department of Birds & Mammals at the Greenland Institute of Natural Resources (GINR) has participated in a major survey of the polar bear population in Baffin Bay and Kane Bassin i 2011-2014. This Polar bear survey is one of the largest surveys of sea mammals, which GINR has carried out together with a number of polar bear researchers from other countries. In this TEMA you can read about the purposes and proces of the survey:

Polar bears in Baffin Bay are affected by climate changes

Report of the polar bear survey ”Re-Assessment of the Baffin Bay and Kane Bassin Polar Bear Subpopulations”:

Executive Summary

Chapter 1-3

Chapter 4-7

Chapter 8-14

Updated 04.18.2017