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20.03.2018

Winter fieldwork in COAT

March and April are the months for winter fieldwork in COAT. The yearly monitoring of snow conditions have been conducted in Varanger, and automatic acustic recorders to monitor ptarmigans have been mounted at Svalbard.

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15.02.2018

A new management action implemented in COAT Varanger Arctic fox module

On February 13, twenty-seven captive bred arctic foxes were released on the Varanger Peninsula as a new management action to prevent extinction of the species in northernmost Fennoscandia.

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06.02.2018

Goose density influences predation on ground-nesting birds in Svalbard

The number of geese that spend the summer in Svalbard has increased in recent years. Geese nest on the ground, where their eggs and chicks are easy prey for arctic foxes. If goose colonies attract foxes, how might that affect the survival of other birds that nest on the tundra?

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Current activities

20 Several contributions from COAT in the Oikos 2018 ecology conference in Trondheim, February 20-22
By Ingrid Jensvoll on 20.02.2018

Jane Jepsen: Drivers of ecosystem state changes in sub-arctic birch forest: moth outbreaks and ...

13 Ministry of Climate and Environment
By Ingrid Jensvoll on 08.02.2018

Presentation of COAT for the Minister of Climate and Environment Ola Elvestuen in Vadsø

16 Svalbard Seminar Series
By Ingrid Jensvoll on 16.01.2018

Åshild Ønvik Pedersen is holding a lecture about COAT at the Svalbard Seminar Series

08 Norwegian Research Council
By Ingrid Jensvoll on 06.12.2017

Follow-up meeting regarding COAT infrastructure

21 Varanger National Park Board
By Ingrid Jensvoll on 21.11.2017

Meeting about permits for COAT infrastructure