Recent Submissions

  • A method to extract fishers’ knowledge (FK) to generate evidence for sustainable management of fishing gears. 

    Deshpandea, Paritosh C.; Brattebøb, Helge; Feta, Annik Magerholm (2019)
    The dangerous effects of Abandoned, Lost or Discarded Fishing Gears (ALDFG) is documented in the literature. However, there exists an overall lack of understanding in quantifying the pollution loads of fishing gears (FG) ...
  • Manaus Letter: Recommendations for the Participatory Monitoring of Biodiversity. 

    Participatory Monitoring and Management Partnership (PMMP); Constantino, Pedro; Silvius, Kirsten; Kleine Buening, Jan; Arroyo, Paulina; Danielsen, Finn; Durigan, C.C.; Estupinen, G.; Hvalkof, Søren; Poulsen, Michael Køie; Ribeiro, Katia (Participatory Monitoring and Management Partnership (PMMP), Manaus, Brasil, 2015)
    Recommendations regarding best practices for participatory, community-based monitoring of biodiversity and natural resource use developed by the participants of the large International Seminar on Participatory Monitoring ...
  • Avalanche warning in Svalbard. 

    Engeset, Rune V.; Landrø, Markus; Indreiten, Martin; Müller, Karsten; Mikkelsen, Odd A.; Hoseth, Knut I. A. (Norwegian Water Resources and Energy Directorate, Oslo, Norway, 2020)
    Svalbard has an extensive avalanche problem and seven people died in avalanches from 2000 to 2018. To mitigate the problem, the Norwegian Avalanche Warning Service included public avalanche warnings for Svalbard on Varsom.no ...
  • Water Quality Monitoring Field Manual. 

    Yukon River Inter-Tribal Watershed Council (Yukon River Inter-Tribal Watershed Council , Science Department, Anchorage, Alaska, 2017)
    This manual is a reference tool for technicians conducting water sampling under the Yukon River Inter-Tribal Watershed Council (YRITWC) protocols. The YRITWC protocols were developed using the United ...
  • Strategisk næringsplan for Svalbard. Version 2.0. 

    Grimstad, Hilde; Andreassen, Tore (Multiconsult, Tromso, Norway, 2017)
    Meld. St. 32 - Svalbardmeldinga - slår fast at de overordnede målene for norsk Svalbardpolitikk ligger fast. Dette innebærer at et av de viktigste hovedmålene er opprettholdelse av levedyktig og robust norsk familiesamfunn, ...
  • A quantitative assessment of Arctic shipping in 2010–2014. 

    Eguíluz, Victor M.; Fernández-Gracia, Juan; Irigoien, Xabier; Duarte, Carlos M. (2016)
    Rapid loss of sea ice is opening up the Arctic Ocean to shipping, a practice that is forecasted to increase rapidly by 2050 when many models predict that the Arctic Ocean will largely be free of ice toward the end of summer. ...
  • Towards seasonal Arctic shipping route predictions. 

    Melia, Nathanael; Haines, Keith; Hawkins, Ed; Day, Jonathan J. (2017)
    The continuing decline in Arctic sea-ice will likely lead to increased human activity and opportunities for shipping in the region, suggesting that seasonal predictions of route openings will become ever more important. ...
  • Climate change impacts on wildlife in a High Arctic archipelago – Svalbard, Norway. 

    Descamps, Sébastien; Aars, Jon; Fuglei, Eva; Kovacs, Kit M.; Lydersen, Christian; Pavlova, Olga; Pedersen, Åshild Ø.; Ravolainen, Virve; Strøm, Hallvard (2016)
    The Arctic is warming more rapidly than other region on the planet, and the northern Barents Sea, including the Svalbard Archipelago, is experiencing the fastest temperature increases within the circumpolar Arctic, along ...
  • Modeling the temperature evolution of Svalbard permafrost during the 20th and 21st century. 

    Etzelmüller, Bernd; Schuler, Thomas Vikhamar; Isaksen, Ketil; Christiansen, Hanne Hvidtfeldt; Farbrot, Herman; Benestad, Rasmus (2011)
    Variations in ground thermal conditions in Svalbard were studied based on measurements and modelling. Ground temperature data from boreholes were used to calibrate a transient heat flow model describing depth and time ...
  • An inventory of Arctic Ocean data in the World Ocean Database. 

    Zweng, Melissa M; Boyer, Tim P; Baranova, Olga K; Reagan, James R; Seidov, Dan; Smolyar, Igor V. (2018)
    The World Ocean Database (WOD) contains over 1.3 million oceanographic casts (where cast refers to an oceanographic profile or set of profiles collected concurrently at more than one depth between the ocean surface and ...
  • ACCESS climate data management. 

    Godøy, Øystein; Saadatnejad, Bard (2017)
    Building on achievements and experience gained through the EU project DAMOCLES and international data management during the International Polar Year, ACCESS, data management was implemented using the same platform as used ...
  • Cornice dynamics and meteorological control at Gruvefjellet, Central Svalbard. 

    Vogel, Stephan; Eckerstorfer, Markus; Christiansen, Hanne H. (2012)
    Cornice fall avalanches endanger life and infrastructure in Nybyen, a part of Svalbard’s main settlement Longyearbyen, located at 78◦ N in the High Arctic. Thus, cornice dynamics – accretion, cracking and eventual failure ...
  • Climate in Svalbard 2100 – a knowledge base for climate adaptation. 

    Adakudlu, Muralidhar; Andersen, Jess; Bakke, Jostein; Beldring, Stein; Benestad, Rasmus; Bilt, Willem van der; Bogen, Jim; Borstad, Christian; Breili, Kristian; Breivik, Øyvind; Børsheim, Knut Yngve; Christiansen, Hanne H.; Dobler, Andreas; Engeset, Rune; Frauenfelder, Regula; Gerland, Sebastian; Gjelten, Herdis Motrøen; Gundersen, Jeanette; Isaksen, Ketil; Jaedicke, Christian; Kierulf, Halfdan; Kohler, Jack; Li, Hong; Lutz, Julia; Melvold, Kjetil; Mezghani, Abdelkader; Nilsen, Frank; Nilsen, Irene Brox; Nilsen, Jan Even Øie; Pavlova, Olga; Ravndal, Oda; Risebrobakken, Bjørg; Saloranta, Tuomo; Sandven, Stein; Schuler, Thomas Vikhamar; Simpson, Matthew; Skogen, Morten; Smedsrud, Lars Henrik; Sund, Monica; Vikhamar-Schuler, Dagrun; Westermann, Sebastian; Wong, Wai Kwok (Norwegian Centre for Climate Services (NCCS) for Norwegian Environment Agency (Miljødirektoratet), Norway, 2019)
    This report was commissioned by the Norwegian Environment Agency in order to provide basic information for use in climate change adaptation in Svalbard. It includes descriptions of historical, as well as projections for ...
  • Community-based methods for monitoring coastal erosion: a step-by-step guide for documenting shoreline change in your community. 

    Overbeck, Jacquelyn; Buzard, Richard; Maio, Chris (Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys, Fairbanks, Alaska, 2019)
    This booklet provides comprehensive instructions for implementing three community-based shoreline monitoring systems, with all instructions designed to be completed by local residents. Tips for selecting monitoring sites, ...
  • Welcome to the Arctic. [Visitor Guidelines] 

    Association of Arctic Expedition Cruise Operators (Association of Arctic Expedition Cruise Operators (AECO), Longyearbyen, Svalbard, 2019)
    General guidelines for travelers visiting the Arctic. Tourism and cruise activities in the Arctic operate within a comprehensive framework of international and national laws and regulations to ensure safety and preservation ...
  • Handbook for community-based sea ice monitoring. 

    Mahoney, Andy; Gearheard, Shari (National Snow and Ice Data Center, Boulder, Colorado, 2008)
    This handbook was originally compiled as a reference for local observers carrying out sea ice measurements as part of a community-based sea ice observation network for the Siku-Inuit-Hila project, an NSF-funded project ...
  • Local documentation and management of living resources: User Guide. 

    Danielsen, Finn; Enghoff, Martin; Jakobsen, PâviâraK; Hansen, Adam; Levermann, Nette; Løvstrøm, Peter; Lund, Nuka Møller; Poulsen, Michael Køie; Schiøtz, Martin; Topp-Jørgensen, Elmer (Piniakkanik sumiiffinni nalunaarsuineq (PISUNA), Nuuk, Greenland, 2014)
    Welcome to Greenland Self-Government’s Guide to Local Documentation and Management of Living Resources! This guide is intended to help citizens document and interpret changes in living resources. The guide has been written ...
  • A Framework for the Development, Design and Implementation of a Sustained Arctic Ocean Observing System. 

    Lee, C.M.; Starkweather, S.; Eicken, H.; Timmermans, M-L.; Wilkinson, J.; Sandven, S.; Dukhovskoy, D.; Gerland, S.; Grebmeier, J.; Intrieri, J.M.; Kang, S-H.; McCammon, M.; Nguyen, A.T.; Polyakov, I.; Rabe, B.; Sagen, H.; Seeyave, S.; Volkov, D.; Beszczynska-Möller, A.; Chafik, L.; Dzieciuch, M.; Goni, G.; Hamre, T.; King, A.L.; Olsen, A.; Raj, R.P.; Rossby, T.; Skagseth, Ø.; Søiland, H.; Sørensen, K. (2019)
    Rapid Arctic warming drives profound change in the marine environment that have significant socio-economic impacts within the Arctic and beyond, including climate and weather hazards, food security, transportation, ...
  • Satellite Based Intertidal-Zone Mapping from Sentinel-1 & 2. Final report. 

    Haarpaintner, Jörg; Davids, Corine (NORCE – Norwegian Research Centre AS, Bergen, Norway, 2020)
    The report describes develop methods and results based on radar and optical high resolution (10-20m) satellite imagery from Sentinel-1 C-band synthetic aperture radars (C-SAR) S1A and S1B and Sentinel-2 MultiSpectral ...
  • Community-Based Monitoring and Indigenous Knowledge in a Changing Arctic: A Review for the Sustaining Arctic Observing Networks. Final report to Sustaining Arctic Observing Networks. 

    Johnson, Noor; Behe, Carolina; Danielsen, Finn; Krümmel, Eva-Maria; Nickels, Scot; Pulsifer, Peter L. (ON: Inuit Circumpolar Council, Ottawa, Canada, 2016)
    This review of community-based monitoring (CBM) in a changing Arctic is based on a multi-year initiative launched in 2012 as a task under the “Sustaining Arctic Observing Networks” (SAON), a network of Arctic observing ...

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