The pink-footed goose population breeding in Svalbard had increased dramatically over the last few decades. The population increase, corresponding range expansion and a changing climate suggest a substantially increased potential for disturbance of the Svalbard tundra caused by grazing geese. This calls for monitoring of the pink-footed goose population and its impact on the tundra landscape.
|Number of pages||5|
|Specialist publication||Fram Forum|
|Publication status||Published - 2015|
Pedersen, Å. Ø., Ravolainen, V., Tombre, I., Anderson, H., Van Der Wal, R., Madsen, J., & Speed, J. D. M. (2015). Grubbers on the Svalbard tundra: Why do we need monitoring? Fram Forum, 2015, 9-13. https://issuu.com/framcentre/docs/framforum-2015-innmat-digital