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    • Aquatic behaviour of polar bears (Ursus maritimus) in an increasingly ice-free Arctic 

      Lone, Karen; Kovacs, Kit M.; Lydersen, Christian; Fedak, Mike; Andersen, Magnus; Lovell, Philip; Aars, Jon (2018-12-01) - Journal article
      Polar bears are ice-associated marine mammals that are known to swim and dive, yet their aquatic behaviour is poorly documented. Reductions in Arctic sea ice are clearly a major threat to this species, but understanding ...
    • Late summer distribution and abundance of ice-associated whales in the Norwegian High Arctic 

      Vacquié-Garcia, Jade; Lydersen, Christian; Marques, Tiago A.; Aars, Jon; Ahonen, Heidi; Skern-Mauritzen, Mette; Øien, Nils; Kovacs, Kit M. (2017-02-07) - Journal article
      The Arctic is experiencing rapid warming, and resultant sea ice losses represent a serious threat to ice-associated species in the region. This study explored the distribution and abundance of the 3 Arctic resident whale ...
    • The number and distribution of polar bears in the western Barents Sea 

      Aars, Jon; Marques, Tiago A.; Lone, Karen; Andersen, Magnus; Wiig, Øystein; Fløystad, Ida Marie Bardalen; Hagen, Snorre B.; Buckland, Stephen T. (2017-10-09) - Journal article
      Polar bears have experienced a rapid loss of sea-ice habitat in the Barents Sea. Monitoring this subpopulation focuses on the effects on polar bear demography. In August 2015, we conducted a survey in the Norwegian Arctic ...