pdf Posters

There will be a poster session during lunch on December 3 at the Congress venue. Where possible, posters will be made available here for advanced viewing and download.


Hanging your poster

Materials to hang your posters will be provided on-site. Please hang the poster the night of December 1 or morning of December 2.

Posters should be no taller than 136 cm and no wider than 94 cm to ensure they fit on the structures provided. Posters can be oriented vertically or horizontally  provided they do not exceed the measures provided.



pdf Adaptation Actions for a Changing Arctic

Arctic Monitoring and Assessment Programme (AMAP), Norway


pdf Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, USA: Conserving Arctic biodiversity

David C. Payer, Greta A. Burkart, Heidi C. Helling, Janet C. Jorgenson, Christopher J. Latty, and Eric J. Wald

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service - Arctic National Wildlife Refuge 101 12th Ave., Room 236, Fairbanks, AK 99701 USA

pdf Beaufort Sea and Viscount Melville Region Polar Bear-Sea Ice Colloquium

Beaufort Sea & Viscount Melville Region Polar Bear-Sea Ice Colloquium

David Barber1, Andrew Derocher2, Marsha Branigan3, David Douglas4, George Durner4, Christian Haas2, Lois Harwood5, John Iacozza1, David Jackson6, Humfrey Melling5, Simon Prisenberg5, Frank Pokiak7, Larry Carpenter8, John Cheechoo9, Joint Secretariat Staff.

1University of Manitoba, 2University of Alberta, 3GNWT -Environment and Natural Resources, 4USGS– Alaska Science Center, 5Department of Fisheries and Oceans, 6Canadian Ice Services, 7Inuvialuit Game Council, 8Wildlife Management Advisory Council (NWT), 9Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami.

pdf Biodiversity monitoring in the Davis-Baffin Division of the Eastern Arctic: Protocols for benthic sample collection and processing

 L. Beazley, E. Kenchington, E. Baker, J. Rowsell, L. Anstey, G. Tompkins-MacDonald, B. MacDonald, B. Rincon 

Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Bedford Institute of Oceanography, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia 

pdf Biodiversity monitoring stations in the Davis-Baffin Division of the Eastern Arctic: Canadian contributions to the Circumpolar Marine Biodiversity Monitoring Plan

E. Kenchington1, L. Beazley1, T. Siferd2, M. Treble2, J. Watkins3, E. Baker1, B. MacDonald1, L. Anstey1, C. Lirette1, B. Rincon1 

1Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Bedford Institute of Oceanography, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia; 2Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Freshwater Institute, Winnipeg, Manitoba; 3Fisheries and Oceans Canada, 200 Kent Street, Ottawa, Ontario

pdf Biological recovery in mountain lakes in north-eastern Norway due to reduced acidification

Ann Kristin Schartau1, Arne Fjellheimand Trygve Hesthagen3

1Norwegian Institute for Nature Research, Gaustadalléen21, NO-0349 Oslo, Norway

2LFI, UniResearch, Thormøhlensgt. 49 B, NO-5006 Bergen, Norway

3Norwegian Institute for Nature Research, P.O.Box 5685 Sluppen, NO-7485 Trondheim, Norway 

pdf Canadian polar bear information tool

Canadian polar bear information tool

Cheechoo, John, 1101 - 75 Albert St., Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami, Ottawa Ontario, Canada K1P 5E7

pdf Circumpolar Biodiversity Monitoring Program: Marine Mammals

Rosa H. Meehan (United States), Stas Belikov (Russia), Steve Ferguson (Canada), Kristin Laidre (Greenland), Peter O. Thomas (United States), Fernando Ugarte, (Greenland), Dag Vongraven (Norway)

pdf DNA barcoding enables more accurate and efficient assessment of Arctic freshwater insects

 Torbjørn Ekrem and Elisabeth Stur 

Norwegian University of Science and Technology, NTNU University Museum, Trondheim, Norway 

pdf Lemmings versus voles: case study from Yamal (Russia)

Natalya Sokolova1,2, Aleksandr Sokolov1,2, Victor Shtro1, Ivan Fufachev3, Dorothee Ehrich4

Arctic Research Station, Institute of Plant and Animal Ecology of UB of RAS (Labytnangi, Russia), 

2 Science Center for Arctic Studies, Salekhard, Russia, 

3 Perm State University, Perm, Russia, 

4 Department of Arctic and Marine Biology, UiT -.‐The Arctic University of Norway (Tromso, Norway)

pdf Long-term population dynamics of Eurasian reindeer: trends, synchrony and role of large-scale climate

 Alessia Uboni¹, Tim Horstkotte², ElinaKaarlejärvi¹, Anthony Sévêque¹, Florian Stammler³, Johan Olofsson¹, Bruce C. Forbes³, and Jon Moen¹

¹ Department of Ecology and Environmental Science, Umeå University, 90187 Umeå, Sweden, ² Department of Geography and Geology, University of Turku, 20014 Turku, Finland, ³ Arctic Centre, University of Lapland, 96101 Rovaniemi, Finland

pdf Marine Fishes of the Arctic

 C. W. Mecklenburg1,2, E. Johannesen3, C. Behe4, I. Byrkjedal5, J. S. Christiansen6, A. Dolgov7, K. J. Hedges8, O. V. Karamushko9, A. Lynghammar6, T. A. Mecklenburg2, P. R. Møller10, R. Wienerroither3 

 1California Academy of Sciences, USA; 2Point Stephens Research, USA; 3Institute of Marine Research, Norway; 4Inuit Circumpolar Council, USA; 5University Museum of Bergen, Norway; 6University of Tromsø, Norway; 7Polar Research Institute of Marine Fisheries and Oceanography, Russia; 8Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Canada; 9Russian Academy of Sciences, Murmansk Marine Biological Institute, Russia; 10University of Copenhagen, Zoological Museum, Denmark 

pdf Monitoring Arctic benthic life: the Circumpolar Biodiversity Monitoring Program's Benthos Expert Network

Jørgensen L.L.1, Ljubin, P.2 Guðmundsson G.3, Ólafsdóttir, S.H.4, Blicher M.5, Hammeken, N.5, Archambault P.6, Iken K.7, Bluhm, B. 7,8, Sørensen J.9, Denisenko N.5,10

1Institute of Marine Research, Norway; 2Polar Research Institute of Marine Fisheries and Oceanography (PINRO), Russia; 3Icelandic Institute of Natural History, Iceland; 4Marine Research Institute, Iceland; 5Greenland Institute of Natural Resources, Greenland; 6Université du Québec à Rimouski, Canada; 7University of Alaska Fairbanks, USA; 8University of Tromsø, Norway; 9Natural History Museum, Faroe Islands; 10Zoological Institute, Russian Academy of Sciences, Russia

pdf Monitoring of benthic biodiversity in the Pechora Sea (SE Barents Sea) as conservation of population of endangered species such as Atlantic walrus (Odobenus rosmarus rosmarus)

Monitoring of benthic biodiversity in the Pechora Sea (SE Barents Sea) as conservation of population of endangered species such as Atlantic walrus (Odobenus rosmarus rosmarus)

Denisenko S.G., Denisenko N.V., Sukhotin A.A. Zoological Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Saint-Petersburg, Universitetskaya emb., 1, 199034, Russia.

pdf New data about mosses on the Svalbard glaciers

Olga Belinka

Polar-Alpine Botanical Garden-Institute, Kola Science Center of the Russian Academy of Sciences Apatity, Murmansk Province, Russia

pdf Oceanic connections and marine microbial eukaryotes: can we monitor change?

 Connie Lovejoy, Mary Thaler, Adam Monier

Département de Biologie; UMI Takuvik; Institut de biologie intégrative et des systèmes ( IBIS), Université Laval, Québec QC, Canada

pdf Opportunities to establish protected areas in the Polar Urals

E. Kulyugina, S. Degteva, E. Patova

Institute of Biology, Komi Scientific Center, Russian Academy of Sciences

pdf Parasites Involved!

Eva Myšková1,2, Oleg Ditrich1,2, Jana Kvičerová1, Bohumil Sak3, Martin Kváč3,4

¹Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Science, University of South Bohemia in České Budějovice, Czech Republic, ²Centre for Polar Ecology, České Budějovice, Czech Republic, ³Institute of Parasitology, Biology Centre, ASCR, v.v.i., České Budějovice, Czech Republic, ⁴Faculty of Agriculture, University of South Bohemia in České Budějovice, Czech Republic

pdf Reducing illegal shooting of Bewick’s Swans in the Russian Arctic: identifying practical approaches

J. Newth1, A. Nuno2 and P. Glasov3,

1Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust (UK), 2Centre for Ecology and Conservation, University of Exeter (UK), 3Institute of Geography, Russian Academy of Sciences (Russia)



pdf Reproductive strategies of freshwater bivalves in Arctic ecosystems

Yulia Bespalaya, Ivan Bolotov, Olga Aksenova, Alexander Kondakov, Inga Paltser,

Mikhail Gofarov Institute of Ecological Problems of the North, the Ural Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Severnaya Dvina Emb. 23, 163000 Arkhangelsk, Russian Federation 

pdf Spatio-temporal variation in trophic interactions of plankton communities during a high Arctic summer

 D.K. Hendrichsen1, A.G. Finstad1, E.B. Nilsen1& N.M. Schmidt2

 1Norwegian Institute for Nature Research, Norway, 2Aarhus University, Denmark

pdf State of the Environment Reporting in the Arctic - Lessons from the Northwest Territories, Canada

S. Carrière, C. Lewis, C. Singer, T. Lakusta, L. Ransom, B. Sieben, C. Haas, A. Stevens, S. Yuill, B. Lepine, E. Gah 

Environment and Natural Resources, Government of the Northwest Territories, Yellowknife, NT, Canada 

pdf Strong community turnover in epibenthos composition along and across the shelf and slope of the central and eastern Beaufort Sea

Bodil Bluhm, Katrin Iken and Lauren Bell 

School of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences, University of Alaska Fairbanks 

pdf Temporal dynamics of a plant-pollinator network in a warming Arctic

 Jesper B. Mosbacher, Palle S. Nielsen, Claus Rasmussen, Tomas Roslin, Toke T. Høye & Niels. M. Schmidt 

 Aarhus University 

pdf What is driving benthic biodiversity of Lancaster Sound? Comparison of two sampling methods

Mariève Bouchard Marmen1, Philippe Archambault1, Ellen Kenchington2

1Université du Québec à Rimouski, Institut des sciences de la mer, Rimouski, Quebec 2Fisheries and  Oceans Canada, Bedford Institute of Oceanography (BIO), Dartmouth, Nova Scotia

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