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    • International Arctic Vegetation Database (IAVD): A Foundation for Pan-Arctic Biodiversity Studies Concept Paper 

      Walker, D.A.; Raynolds, M.K. (Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna (CAFF), 2011-12)
      An International Arctic Vegetation Database (IAVD), an essential first step in developing a pan-Arctic ecological information system for use in research, nature conservation, education and policy making. This would be the ...
    • Land Cover Change Index Progress Report 

      CAFF (2015)
      A progress report of the Land Cover Change Index, an initiative to create a framework to harness remote sensing potential for use in Arctic biodiversity monitoring and assessment activities. This document reports on progress ...
    • List of Marine Fishes of the Arctic Region Annotated with Common Names and Zoogeographic Characterizations 

      Mecklenburg, C.W.; Byrkjedal, I.; Christiansen, J.S.; Karamushko, O.V.; Lynghammar, A.; Møller, P.R. (Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna (CAFF), 2013-11)
      "A recent review of historical and new records of species presence produced an annotated list of the marine fishes occurring in the arctic region (Mecklenburg et al. 2010). Considerable new taxonomic and distributional ...
    • Marine Fishes of the Arctic Region: Volume 1 and 2 

      Mecklenburg, Catherine W.; Lynghammar, Arve; Johannesen, Edda; Byrkjedal, Ingvar; Christiansen, Jørgen S.; Dolgov, Andrey V.; Karamushko, Oleg V.; Mecklenburg, T. Anthony; Møller, Peter R.; Steinke, Dirk; Wienerroither, Rupert M. (Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna, 2018)
      This atlas provides information on geographic distributions, habitat, taxonomy, and morphological identification characteristics for 205 of the marine fish species occurring in the Arctic Region, including maps showing ...
    • National Principles and Mechanisms for Protected Areas in the Arctic Countries 

      Belikov, Stanislas; Legare, Gregg J. (Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna (CAFF), 1996-03)
      The paper is a review of the principles, mechanisms and criteria used by CAFF countries to establish protected areas. It is based on responses to the Russian/CAFF Secretariat questionnaire on the subject from seven of ...
    • Pacific Arctic Marine Fishes Atlas 

      Mecklenburg, Catherine W.; Mecklenburg, Anthony T.; Sheiko, Boris A.; Steinke, Dirk (CAFF International Secretariat, 2016-05-10)
      This atlas and guide presents results of the Russian American Long-Term Census of the Arctic (RUSALCA) fish investigations conducted by bottom trawl in the Pacific Arctic region northward from Bering Strait. Species accounts ...
    • Project Summary: Bering Sea Sub-Network II 

      CAFF (2015)
      This document summarises the work of the Bering Sea Sub-Network (BSSN) II project, which provided a means for remote Indigenous villages around the Bering Sea to communicate their observations about the environment and ...
    • Proposed Protected Areas in the Circumpolar Arctic 

      Huberth Hansen, Jan P.; Finn, Katerås; Pisheliev, Vladimir; Lysenko, Igor; Abrahamsen, Frode; Kullerud, Lars; Norris, Stefan (Directorate for Nature Management, N-7005 Trondheim, Norway, 1996)
      This report provides an overview of proposals made by CAFF countries for new and/or enlarged protected areas in the Arctic. Some proposals from non-governmental organisations (NGOs) are also mentioned. The report also ...
    • Protected Areas of the Arctic: Conserving a Full Range of Values 

      Pagnan, Jeanne (Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna (CAFF), 2002)
      A report discussing the multitude of values found in Arctic protected areas. It presents case studies that demonstrate how protected areas conserve such values. The case studies also show that protected areas in the Arctic ...
    • Resolution of Cooperation between CAFF and the Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF) 

      CAFF (2016)
      The Resolution of Cooperation between the CAFF Secretariat and the Global Biodiversity Information Facility Secretariat.
    • Rif Field Station Ecosystem Monitoring 

      CAFF (2018)
      Rif Field Station Ecosystem Monitoring - Freshwater and Terrestrial Monitoring Plan May 2018. Developed with the direction of the Circumpolar Biodiversity Monitoring Program (CBMP) as part of INTERACT Work Package 7.
    • The State of Protected Areas in the Circumpolar Arctic 1994 

      CAFF (1994)
      This report is divided into three main parts. Part one provides information on the various types of habitat classification in the Arctic countries and an overview of the Protected Areas System in each of the countries. ...
    • State of the Arctic Freshwater Biodiversity Report 

      CAFF (2019)
      State of the Arctic Freshwater Biodiversity Report.
    • State of the Arctic Freshwater Biodiversity: Key Findings and Advice for Monitoring 

      Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna (CAFF) (Arctic Council Secretariat, 2019-09)
      The State of the Arctic Freshwater Biodiversity Report (SAFBR), is a product of the Circumpolar Biodiversity Monitoring Program (CBMP) Freshwater Group of the Arctic Council’s Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna (CAFF) ...
    • State of the Arctic Marine Biodiversity Report 

      Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna (CAFF) (Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna, 2017-05-11)
      This State of the Arctic Marine Biodiversity Report (SAMBR) is the first integrated reporting outcome from the Circumpolar Biodiversity Monitoring Program (CBMP). The Arctic Biodiversity Assessment (ABA) (Meltofte 2013) ...
    • State of the Arctic Marine Biodiversity Report (SAMBR) Update: Seabirds 2021 Update 

      CAFF (Arctic Council Secretariat, 2021-05)
      In 2017, the State of the Arctic Marine Biodiversity Report (SAMBR) synthesized data about biodiversity in Arctic marine ecosystems around the circumpolar Arctic. SAMBR highlighted observed changes and relevant monitoring ...
    • State of the Arctic Marine Biodiversity Report: Introduction chapter 

      Unknown author (Arctic Council Secretariat, 2019-05)
      This is the first Circumpolar Biodiversity Monitoring Program (CBMP) report to summarize status and trends in key biotic elements of the Arctic marine environment, what the CBMP refers to as Focal Ecosystem Components ...
    • State of the Arctic Marine Biodiversity Report: Key Findings and Advice for Monitoring 

      Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna (CAFF) (Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna, 2017-05-11)
      The State of the Arctic Marine Biodiversity Report (SAMBR), is a product of the Circumpolar Biodiversity Monitoring Program (CMBP) of the Arctic Council's Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna (CAFF) Working Group. The ...
    • State of the Arctic Marine Biodiversity Report: Marine Mammals 2021 Update 

      CAFF (2021)
      In 2017, the State of the Arctic Marine Biodiversity Report (SAMBR) synthesised data about biodiversity in Arctic marine ecosystems around the circumpolar Arctic. SAMBR highlighted observed changes and relevant monitoring ...
    • State of the Arctic Terrestrial Biodiversity Report 

      CAFF (Arctic Council Secretariat, 2021-05)
      The State of the Arctic Terrestrial Biodiversity Report (START) is a product of the Circumpolar BiodiversityMonitoring Program (CBMP) Terrestrial Group of the arctic Council’s Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna (CAFF) ...