The SEAPOP web site will not be available between February 12th at 5:00 PM and February 13th at 8:30 AM (UTC +1). This will not affect the data portal. We apologize for any inconvenience.
Will scare seabirds from drowning
A new study reveals that between 4 000 and 8 000 seabirds probably drown each year in connection with the coastal gillnet-fisheries in Norway. Researchers suggest scaring the birds as a possible measure for reducing the number of deaths.
SEATRACK moves into a second phase
SEATRACK plans to include new colonies and to deploy GLS-loggers on juvenile birds to deliver data of even higher accuracy and quality.
New method for mapping the swimming migration in auks
An example of how data from geolocators can be used even when light conditions are too poor to calculate positions.
SEAPOP Key Site Report 2017 (PDF)
A summary of important results from the key site monitoring in 2017.
SEAPOP key document 2005-2014 (PDF)
A summary of the results of the SEAPOP programme and of the changes in the seabird populations (in Norwegian only).
- Sjøfugl i Norge 2018. Resultater fra SEAPOP-programmet
- Fit is fat: winter body mass of Atlantic Puffins Fratercula arctica.
- The effect of long-range transport, trophic position and diet specialization on legacy contaminant occurrence in great skuas, Stercorarius skua, breeding across the Northeast Atlantic.
- Prevailing weather conditions and diet composition affect chick growth and survival in the black-legged kittiwake.
- Modeling the movements of common guillemots and their chicks from Bjørnøya to the mainland coast of Norway.