IUCN/Polar Bear Specialist Group 12th meeting

The 12th meeting was held in Oslo, Norway, February 3-7 1997, hosted by the Norwegian Polar Instute. Editors for the proceedings were Andrew Derocher, Gerald Garner, Nick Lunn and Øystein Wiig, and the proceedings was dedicated to Professor Savva M. Uspenski, who died April 17 1996. He was one of the original members of the PBSG.