Sweden Small Mammals Screening

Updated 2012-07-19

Census on small mammals (voles, lemmings, and shrews) are conducted twice per year at 3 sites along the mountain chain (Table 4, #2.2) and at 2 sites in the forest landscape (Table 4, #3.3). Part of the material collected is sent to the environmental sample bank at the Swedish Museum of Natural History (NRM). The Department of Ecology, Environment, and Geosciences (UmU-EMG) at Umeå University is in charge of the program and analyzes the data.

Time frame

Project time span
not specified
Data collection
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Data processing
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Data reporting
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Contact information

Contact person
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Birger Hörnfeldt

Parameters and Media

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Regions studied

Data availability

Samples/specimens archived in specimen banks?

Methods & Procedures

Procedures and methodology used for, e.g., sampling and sample storage, sample pretreatment, extraction and analysis, including which laboratories are involved, references to methods employed, etc.

Number of voles, lemmings and shrews

Additional Information

Is this a bi- AND multi-lateral project (i.e. a project involving cooperation between different countries)?
Other institutes involved in the project

Umeå University (UMU), Swedish Museum of Natural History (NRM)

Is this project reporting to other organizations/programmes?

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