March 2021: New Article: Sudden Death of an Arctic Wolf Population in Greenland. Polar Research. https://doi.org/10.33265/polar.v40.5493


September 2020: Despite Covid-19, the Program succeeded in completing its 14th field season. This time, the focus was on the extreme northwest, where interactions between the local, human population in Qaanaaq and Siorapaluk and the wolves of Greenland have been more frequent than previously in recorded history. We expect to return to learn more in coming years.














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About The Program


The Greenland Wolf Research Program is a long-term study of the biology of arctic wolves in Greenland started in 1991. Publications resulting from this research have appeared in the following peer-reviewed journals or proceedings: Arctic, Canadian Field-Naturalist, Canadian Journal of Zoology, Ecology and Conservation of Wolves in a Changing World, Polar Biology, Polar Record, Polar Research, Journal of Mammalogy, and Wildlife Biology. We gratefully acknowledge logistical support by the Royal Danish Air Force, the Royal Danish Navy, the U.S. Air Force, and others.


Buckland, S.T., D.R. Anderson, K.P. Burnham, J.L. Laake, D.L. Borchers, and L. Thomas. 2004. Advanced distance sampling. Oxford University Press Inc, New York. 416 pp.