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Community-based monitoring of Common Eider, Southwest Greenland

General

Project start
15.06.2017
Project end
30.06.2017
Type of project
Monitoring
Project theme
Marine ecosystems
Project topic
Biology
Birds

Fieldwork / Study

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

Geolocation is 64.147474815337, -51.810150146484

Fieldwork start
15.06.2017
Fieldwork end
30.06.2017

Project details

24.09.2018
Science / project plan

Each year 9-10 common eider breeding areas in the Nuuk area are surveyed by a local monitoring team from Nuuk. This community-based monitoring program started in 2014 and along with a similar program in Northwest Greenland (started in 2001), 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.

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