Proceedings PBSG 10th meeting Sochi, Russia 1988

Table of contents

Editors: Steven C. Amstrup and Øystein Wiig

Contents Author(s) Page
Introduction   i
Acknowledgements   i
Dedication   ii
Polar bear management in Canada 1985-87 W. Calvert, I. Stirling, M. Taylor, L.J. Lee, G.B. Kolenosky, S. Kearney, M. Crête, B. Smith and S. Luttich 1
Research on polar bears in Canada 1985-87 W. Calvert, I. Stirling, M. Taylor, L.J. Lee, G.B. Kolenosky, S. Kearney, M. Crête, B. Smith and S. Luttich 11
Polar bear research and management in Greenland 1985-88 E.W. Born 25
Summary of polar bear migration studies in southern Svalbard 1987 R. Hansson 34
Management of the polar bear in the Svalbard area P.L. Prestrud 36
Management of polar bears in Norway Ø.R. Wiig, R. Hansson and N.A. Øritsland 38
Research on polar bears in Norway 1986-88 Ø.R. Wiig, R. Hansson and N.A. Øritsland 39
Satellite telemetry at Svalbard 1988 Ø.R. Wiig, R. Hansson and J. Thomassen 40
Relevance of harbour seal mass mortality to polar bears Ø.R. Wiig and E.W. Born 42
Research on polar bears in northern Alaska 1985-88 S.C. Amstrup and C. Gardner 43
Research on polar bears in western Alaska 1986-88 G.W. Garner and S.T. Knick 54
Summary of polar bear management in Alaska S. Schliebe 62
Distribution and migrations of polar bear in the Soviet Arctic in relation to ice conditions S.E. Belikov and Y.A. Gorbunoc 70
Results of aerial counts of the polar bear in the Soviet Arctic in 1988 S.E. Belikov, N.G. Chelintsev, V.N. Kalyakin, A.A. Romanov and S.M. Uspenski 75
The use of geochemical methods for the differentiation of polar bear geographical groupings A.N. Golovkin 80
Reproduction and sexual behavior of polar bears in the Kazan Zoobotanical Garden A.V. Malyov 86
Results of aerial counts of the polar bear dens on the Arctic coasts of the extreme North-East Asia M.S. Stishov 90
Polar bear populations in the Soviet Arctic: Current state, studies, and management (1985-87) S.M. Uspenski and S.E. Belikov 93
Agenda   97
Minutes   98
List of participants   102
Resolutions   103