19 September 2007
Age related tooth wear has significant consequences for digestive processes and energy gain in Svalbard reindeer, concludes UNIS PhD candidate Vebjørn Veiberg in his thesis. He will be defending his thesis on patterns, causes and consequences of tooth wear of the Svalbard reindeer on 21 September 2007 at the University of Oslo.
2 March 2007
Svalbard has many important stopover sites for migrating geese during the spring. But only a few of these stopover sites are known today. There is a pressing need to identify more of these sites in order to implement effective management actions, concludes Christiane E. Hübner in her PhD thesis, which she will defend at UNIS 8 March 2007.