US Circum Arctic Rangifer Monitoring and Assessment Network (CARMA) (CARMA)

Updated 2016-06-07

To focus on the status of most of the large migratory Rangifer (caribou/reindeer) herds.

Time frame

Project time span
1998 -
Data collection
1998 -
Data processing
1998 -
Data reporting
1998 -

Contact information

Contact person
- -

Parameters and Media

Not specified


Regions studied
Arctic, Circumpolar

Data availability

Samples/specimens archived in specimen banks?

Methods & Procedures

Not specified

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

US Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS)

Is this project reporting to other organizations/programmes?

Herd status, physiology, habitats, community use. Networks: CircumArctic Rangifer Monitoring & Assessment Network (CARMA), Circumpolar Biodiversity Monitoring Program (CBMP) (CBMP), Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna (CAFF) (CAFF)

Indigenous AND traditional knowledge used in this project

Yes, in northern communities dependent on wild caribou/reindeer.

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