Polar Bears: Location and movements
A subset of captured polar bears were fitted with GPS satellite collars or glue-on tags. Location data was recorded hourly. Concurrently, data on activity, ambient temperature, and salinity were recorded. Information on bear IDs, dates of capture, and location is not available because of the threatened species status of the subjects.
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Map data from IBCSO, IBCAO, and Global Topography.
Maximum (North) Latitude:
Minimum (South) Latitude:
Minimum (West) Longitude: -155.00, Maximum (East) Longitude: -122.00
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Harlow, H., et al. 2013. Polar Bears: Location and movements. Version 1.0. UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. https://doi.org/10.5065/D6K072D2. Accessed 23 Mar 2023.
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