Arctic Birds Breeding Conditions Survey

Updated 2010-02-15

The Survey is aimed at improving understanding of regularities in population dynamics of Arctic terrestrial birds (in particular waterfowl) by means of collating at pan-Arctic scale information on environmental conditions on breeding areas

This is not a National Implementation Plan (NIP) project

Time frame

Project time span
1997 -
Data collection
1997 -
Data processing
1997 -
Data reporting
1997 -

Contact information

Contact person
Mikhail Soloviev
Dept. of Vertebrate Zoology, Biological Faculty, Lomonosov Moscow State University, Moscow, 119991, Russia
Other project contacts
Pavel Tomkovich, Zoological Museum, Moscow State Univ., B.Nikitskaya St., 6, Moscow, 103009 Russia,

Parameters and Media

Parameter groups measured/observed/modelled
Biological effects
Media sampled/studied/modelled
Terrestrial birds
Terrestrial mammals


Regions studied
Biological effects

Data availability

Are data archived or planned to be archived at an AMAP Thematic Data Centre?
References to key publications (or planned publications) and data reports
1. M.Y.Soloviev, P.S.Tomkovich (comp.). 1999. ARCTIC BIRDS: an international breeding conditions survey. Newsletter # 1, ©International Wader Study Group. 2. M.Y.Soloviev, P.S.Tomkovich (comp.). 2000. ARCTIC BIRDS: an international breeding conditions survey. Newsletter # 2, ©International Wader Study Group. 3. M.Y.Soloviev, P.S.Tomkovich (comp.). 2001. ARCTIC BIRDS. Newsletter of International Breeding Conditions Survey. # 3. ©International Wader Study Group.
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

International Wader Study Group

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