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BearHealth Norway
Entry ID: org.polarresearch-620

Abstract: Anthropogenic pollution and climate change are the two most significant threats for Arctic biodiversity and ecosystem functioning. Because of food chain biomagnification of lipophilic persistent organic pollutants (POPs), the polar bear is one of the species which have the highest levels of these harmful chemicals. Since POPs may have effects on hormone regulation and physiological homeostasis, ... View entire text
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 78.18   S: 78.18   E: 16.57   W: 16.57

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Bjørn Munro Jenssen
Dataset Title: BearHealth Norway
Dataset Series Name: BearHealth Norway
Dataset Release Date: 2011-12-31
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2007-04-01
Stop Date: 2011-12-31
Data Resolution
Horizontal Resolution Range: 1 km - < 10 km or approximately .01 degree - < .09 degree
Temporal Resolution Range: Annual
ISO Topic Category
Data Set Progress
Data Center
Norwegian Polar Institute, Norway Supplemental Info
Data Center URL:

Data Center Personnel
Phone: 0047 77750524
Fax: 0047 77750501
Email: jon.aars at
Contact Address:
Norwegian Polar Institute (Norsk Polarinstitutt)
Polar Environmental Centre
City: Tromsø
Province or State: Troms
Postal Code: N-9296
Country: Norway
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2009-09-21
Last DIF Revision Date: 2018-02-05