Proceedings PBSG 5th meeting St-Prex, Switzerland 1974

Table of contents

Contents Author(s) Page
Foreword   5
List of participants   6
Summary of the Meeting   7
Recommendations   21
Papers presented at the meeting:    
1. Polar bear research in Canada C.J. Jonkel, I. Stirling, G. Kolenosky, S. Miller and R. Robertson 23
2. Capture and investigation of 42 polar bears, North East Greenland, April-May 1974 E. Eriksen 37
3. Physiological studies on polar bears at Churchill, Manitoba N. ├śritsland, C.J. Jonkel, R. Best and K. Ronald 48
4. Polar bear management and research in Alaska, 1972-74 J.W. Lentfer 53
5. Polar bear management changes in Canada I. Stirling and P. Smith 61
6. Resume of the trade in polar bear hides in Canada, 1973-74 P.A. Smith and C.J. Jonkel 68
7. Preliminary report on the first Danish polar bear expedition to North East Greenland, 1973 C. Vibe 74
8. Live capture of polar bears by snowscooter during the North East Greenland expedition in spring 1973 I. Silis 81
9. Preliminary report on the second Danish polar bear expedition to North East Greenland, 1974 C. Vibe 91
10. Live catch of polar bears from helicopter in North East Greenland, April-May 1974 I. Silis 98