Data and Data Management

Data and data management documents from the Circumpolar Biodiversity Monitoring Program (CBMP) and CAFF.

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Arctic Spatial Data Infrastructure (Arctic SDI): Progress Report 2019

This document provides an update on activities pertaining to the Arctic Spatial Data Infrastructure, May 2019.

Arctic Biodiversity Data Service: Progress Report 2017-2019

ABDS 2017 2019Progress report on CAFF's activities on the Arctic Biodiversity Data Service (ABDS) 2017-2019.

The Resolution of Cooperation between the CAFF Secretariat and the Global Biodiversity Information Facility Secretariat.

This report summarizes the initial set of satellite data products included in the CAFF Land Cover Change (LCC) Initiative. The LCC Initiative has been developed to harness the potential of remote sensing for use in Arctic biodiversity monitoring and assessment activities. 

A progress report of the Land Cover Change Index, an initiative to create a framework to harness remote sensing potential for use in Arctic biodiversity monitoring and assessment activities. This document reports on progress made in Phase 1 of this initiative 2013-2015.

An update on the activities and actions surrounding the implementation of the Arctic Biodiversity Data Service (ABDS).

This next generation CBMP strategic plan will focus on continuing to implement those strategies while allowing for greater emphasis on interpretation, integration and communication of biodiversity information resulting from the CBMP Monitoring Plans. This plan outlines ongoing efforts to establish and maintain steering groups to implement the monitoring plans and manage and provide that information for ongoing and future assessments of Arctic biodiversity.

Discussion results from a joint meeting between AMAP and CAFF to discuss coordinated monitoring efforts.

Proposals from the Sustaining Arctic Observing Network (SAON) Steering Group on how to incorporate community based monitoring and traditional knowledge into the SAON process.

CAFF/AMAP Workshop on a Circumpolar Biodiversity Monitoring Program: Reykjavik, Iceland: February 7-9, 2000 was held to advance work on biodiversity and climate change montioring in the circumpolar Arctic.

A document designed to coordinate monitoring activities of the Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna (CAFF) and the Arctic Monitoring and Assessment Program (AMAP), as both working groups of the Arctic Council have vested interests in the biological effects of various impact factos including climate change.

Proposes objectives, means, details of data ownership, and initial analytical tools of sharing seabird information across the Arctic on the internet to improve conservation efforts by providing a tool to analize seabird status and trends information on a circumpolar scale.

A Strategy for Developing Indices and Indicators to Track Status and Trends in Arctic Biodiversity

A strategy for developing indices and indicators for monitoring Arctic biodiversity in the Circumpolar Biodiversity Monitoring Program (CBMP). Targeted and consistent reporting will help meet the program's information and communication needs.  

Available in Russian / на русском языке

The concept paper behind the International Arctic Vegetation Database (IAVD), and international project to produce a complete database on vascular plants, bryophytes and liches that exist in the Arctic.

The CBVM intends to produce an internationally agreed upon circumboreal vegetation map with a common legend and language for use in decision making.

This discussion paper outlines ideas for bringing all efforts at monitoring biodiversity in the Arctic together, allowing for better coordination in implementing the programmes, and for more coordinated analysis of the results.

Description of the main activities and focus of the Circumpolar Biodiversity Monitoring Program (CBMP) from March 2008-2013.


Available in Russian / на русском языке

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