Automatic sound stations and bioacoustics: The backbone of COAT Varanger's annual winter field work on ptarmigan

Members of COAT Varanger’s ptarmigan module has recently deployed the sound stations for this year’s monitoring in the study area just above Bergebydalen in Nesseby municipality. This work started back in 2017, and this is therefore the 6 th years of monitoring the two arctic ptarmigan species by use of bioacoustics.

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Monitoring of gyrfalcons, golden eagles and ravens in Varanger

COAT have in collaboration with Rovfuglgruppa I Vest-Finnmark, for the fourth consecutive year, checked how many gyrfalcons, golden eagles and ravens that are attempting to breed on the Varanger peninsula.

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New study started in Svalbard

We have started a large carcass-project in Svalbard and the first pictures is already collected. It will be interesting to see how the predators behave. The project is a collaboration between Norwegian Polar Institute, COAT and Nord Universitet. To read more about this study see Norwegian Polarinstitue's article presenting the study  (in Norwegia...

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COAT aims to give robust documentation and predictions on climate change impacts on biodiversity, natural resources and ecosystem processes in the Norwegian Arctic, as a basis for management interventions and adaptations.

Current activities

: PhD defence in COAT Tools 8. June 2022.
By Leif Einar Støvern on 13.05.2022

MSc in Science  Eivind Flittie Kleiven (COAT Tools and AMB)  will held his trail lecture and defend...

: PhD defence in COAT Tools 24. May.
By Leif Einar Støvern on 05.05.2022

MSc in Agricultural Sciences Isabell Eischeid (COAT Tools and AMB)  will held her tail lecture and...