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Southern Beaufort Sea Polar Bear (1985-2015) Tracking Maps and Data Visualizations

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Available here are a select subset of filtered Argos and GPS locations collected by satellite transmitters attached to adult female polar bears that were accompanied by dependent young when captured in the southern Beaufort Sea between 1985-2015.

Note: These maps serve only as a depiction of the geographic content of the specific data provided and may be inappropriate for inferences and interpretation outside the intent of the original study. For example, maps may portray only certain ages, sexes, limited numbers of animals or variable tracking duration and start times that may limit inference for other questions. Users are advised to read the publication(s) and data set metadata associated with these maps to understand appropriate use and data limitations.

All animals (n = 63)

All animals tracking in an animated gif
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Individual Maps