Circumpolar Biodiversity Monitoring Program (CBMP), Marine, Coastal, Freshwater and Terrestrial subgroups

Updated 2016-05-03

CBMP is a cornerstone monitoring program of Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna (CAFF). It is a international network of scientists, government agencies, Indigenous organizations and conservation groups working together to harmonize and integrate efforts to monitor the Arctic's living resources. (... more to be edited from the co-lead countries)

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CBMP is co-lead by the Kingdom of Denmarsk and USA

Time frame

Project time span
2008 -
Data collection
2008 -
Data processing
2008 -
Data reporting
2008 -

Contact information

Contact person
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Tom Cristensen ( and Jason Taylor (


Parameters and Media

Not specified


Regions studied
None specified

Data availability

Samples/specimens archived in specimen banks?

Methods & Procedures

Procedures and methodology used for, e.g., sampling and sample storage, sample pretreatment, extraction and analysis, including which laboratories are involved, references to methods employed, etc.

biodiversity and biodiversity related data from existing national and international programmes.

Additional Information

Is this a bi- AND multi-lateral project (i.e. a project involving cooperation between different countries)?
Is this project reporting to other organizations/programmes?

Networks: Arctic Council (Arctic Council), Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna (CAFF) (CAFF)

Indigenous AND traditional knowledge used in this project


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