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    • Developing Integrated and Sustained Arctic Terrestrial and Freshwater Biodiversity Monitoring Networks 

      Unknown author (Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna (CAFF), 2008-09)
      Document outlining the findings of a workshop focused on fostering the development and implementation of coordinated, international research and monitoring networks for Arctic freshwater and terrestrial ecosystems and the ...
    • Development of a Pan-Arctic Monitoring Plan for Polar Bears: Background paper 

      Vongraven, Dag; Peacock, Elizabeth (Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna (CAFF), 2011-01)
      The framework document for developing and implementing a plan that harmonises local, regional and global efforts to increase the power to detect and understanf important trends for polar bears, as called for in the March ...
    • The Development of A Pan-Arctic Monitoring Plan for Polar Bears: Edmonton, Canada: February 19-21, 2011 

      CAFF (2011)
      Twenty-two scientists, managers and community experts from the five Arctic polar bear nations, met in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, to help develop a pan-Arctic monitoring plan for polar bears as part of the Circumpolar ...
    • ECORA: Lessons learned 

      Larsen, Thor S.; Kurvits, Tiina; Kuznetsov, Evgeny (Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna (CAFF), 2011-05)
      The project aimed to secure the integrity of some of the world’s last remaining pristine areas and support the livelihoods of indigenous and local peoples. The development objective of the project was the conservation and ...
    • Expert Monitoring Network Plan: Human-Wild Rangifer Systems 

      CAFF (2006)
      Under the CBMP, there are several species monitoring networks. CAFF proposed that one of the networks monitor Rangifer populations and the human interactions with this important resource. After a number of small, preliminary ...
    • Expert Monitoring Network Plan: International Tundra Experiment (ITEX) 

      CAFF (2004)
      A description of the goals, achievements, and activities of the International Tundra Experiment and how it could participate in the Circumpolar Biodiversity Monitoring Program (CBMP).
    • Expert Monitoring Network Plan: Shorebirds 

      Commitee for Holarctic Shorebird Monitoring (CHASM) (Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna (CAFF), 2003)
      A document to describe the goals and preliminary recommendations for the Committee for Holarctic Shorebird Monitoring (CHASM), an expert working group of the Circumpolra Biodiversity Montiroing Program (CBMP.) The Committee ...
    • Expert Network Monitoring Plan: Rangifers 

      CAFF (2004)
      A background document for the development of a network to monitor Rangifer populations and the human interactions with this important resource.
    • Expert Network Monitoring Plan: World Reindeer Husbandry 

      CAFF (2006)
      A paper describing the history, practices, scale and scope of reindeer husbandry in the Arctic and the major groups and networks associated with the topic.
    • Framework for a Circumpolar Arctic Seabird Monitoring Network 

      Petersen, Aevar; Irons, David; Anker-Nilsen, Tycho; Artukhin, Yuri; Barrett, Robert; Boertmann, David; Egevang, Carsten; Gavrilo, Maria V.; Gilchrist, Grant; Martti, Hario; Mallory, Mark; Mosbech, Anders; Olsen, Bergur; Osterblom, Henrik; Robertson, Greg; Strøm, Hallvard (Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna (CAFF), 2008-09)
      A framework document for developing an integrated monitoring framework for seabirds. The document outlines the findings of the CBird expert group in the development of a Circumpolar Seabird Monitoring Network.
    • A Framework for Monitoring Arctic Marine Mammals 

      Simpkins, Michael; Kovacs, Kit M.; Laidre, Kristin; Lowry, Lloyd (Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna (CAFF), 2009-04)
      The U.S. Marine Mammal Commission and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service convened an international workshop in Valencia, Spain, 4-6 March 2007 to develop long-term, pan-arctic monitoring strategies for arctic marine mammals. ...
    • Freshwater Biodiversity Expert Monitoring Group (FEMG) Workshop: Uppsala, Sweden: November 22-25, 2010 

      Culp, Joseph; Goedkoop, Willem; Lento, Jen (Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna (CAFF), 2011-09)
      A summary of the outcomes of the first international meeting of the Freshwater Expert Monitoring Group (FEMG) of the Circumpolar Biodiversity Montioring Program (CBMP). Steering Group members and national freshwater ...
    • Gaps in Habitat Protected in the Circumpolar Arctic: A Preliminary Analysis 

      Lysenko, I. G.; Green, M.J.B.; Luxmoore, R.A.; Carey-Noble, C.L.; Kaitala, S. (Ministry of Environmental Protection and Natural Resources Russian Federation, 1996)
      This report compiles information on proposed protected areas and an analysis of gaps in the network of existing and proposed protected areas using Geographical Information System (GIS) techniques.
    • Global Flyway Scale Monitoring and Conservation Programs for Migratory Waterbirds of the Arctic 

      Hagemeijer, Ward; Lee Long, Warren; Mundkur, Taej (Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna (CAFF), 2004)
      Highlights potential cooperative actions between CAFF and Wetlands international with a focus on inclusion of Wetland International's global and flyway initiatives in the Circumpolar Biodiversity monitoring Program (CBMP).
    • How to Include Community Based Monitoring and Traditional Knowledge into the SAON Process- a Proposal on Ways Forward 

      CAFF (2009)
      At a teleconference on June 16th 2009 of the SAON‐Steering Group (SG) an action plan for the next stage in the SAON process was discussed. It was determined that item 2.c of the action plan is important and work should be ...
    • 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 ...