Deployment of CO2 sensors

As a part of the project COAT-Tools we are collaborating with the department of computer science here at UiT. They are working on sensor technology that can help us collect the data we need in an efficient way.

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Dispersal movement of a COAT-instrumented Arctic fox went viral

Climate change is expected to impact area use and dispersal movements in Arctic animals, and this is best documented by means of satellite-transmitters. Such instruments equipped on species like reindeer and Arctic fox constitute therefore a component of COAT infrastructure , which are financed by the Research Council of Norway and Tromsø Rese...

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COAT researchers in lead of pan-Arctic assessments of status of lemming and ptarmigan populations

The working groups of the Arctic Council conduct periodic assessments of state of the Arctic environment. In 2013, COAT researcher led a comprehensive assessment of Arctic tundra ecosystem ( Ims et al. 2013 ). Now new assessments have been made for some circumpolarly distributed and ecologically important species groups in these ecosystems. Eva F...

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Current activities

: Presentation about COAT at Varangerbotn museum 23.02.
By Leif Einar Støvern on 05.03.2019

On Saturday 23.2. Jan Erik Knutsen was on the museum in Varangerbotn holding a presentation about C...

: Ecology conference in Tromsø
By Leif Einar Støvern on 05.03.2019

COAT was well represented at the Ecology conference - "Towards Policy-Relevant Ecology" held by t...

14.01.2019: SIOS Polar Night Week 14-18 January 2019
By Leif Einar Støvern on 14.12.2018

The first SIOS Polar Night Week (PNW) will take place in Longyearbyen, Svalbard, 14-18 January 20...

05.12.2018: Reference meeting COAT Arctic Fox module
By Leif Einar Støvern on 16.11.2018

The reference group gathers for their annual meeting to evaluate 2018

: Several contributions from COAT at the Arctic Biodiversity Congress
By Eeva Soininen on 10.10.2018

Several COAT members participate the Arctic Biodiversity Congress at Rovaniemi this week. We presen...