Skip to main content

Menu

Login

Explore more of Isaaffik

Community-based monitoring of Common Eider, Northwest Greenland

General

Project start
28.06.2017
Project end
15.07.2017
Type of project
Monitoring
Project theme
Marine ecosystems
Project topic
Biology
Birds

Fieldwork / Study

Fieldwork country
Greenland (DK)
Fieldwork region
Greenland, North-West
Fieldwork location

Geolocation is 71.124354126893, -54.5361328125

Fieldwork start
28.06.2017
Fieldwork end
15.07.2017

Project details

24.09.2018
Science / project plan

Each year around 50 common eider colonies are surveyed by five local monitoring teams in the area from Ilulissat to northern Upernavik (Nuussuaq).  This community-based monitoring program started in 2001 and along with a similar program in Southwest Greenland (started in 2014), this constitute the prime data source for documenting common eider population trends in West Greenland. App. every five years GINR conducts supplementary ground surveys in the same area.

Close