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Pathogen and Contaminant Exposure Data from Southern Beaufort Sea Polar Bears, 2007-2014

October 12, 2021

These were data collected from polar bears from the Southern Beaufort Sea during the spring between 2007 and 2014. Data include individual ID, capture date, sex and age class, whether individuals visited bowhead whale carrion sites, exposure status relative to five pathogens, and concentrations of certain persistent organic pollutants.

Citation Information

Publication Year 2021
Title Pathogen and Contaminant Exposure Data from Southern Beaufort Sea Polar Bears, 2007-2014
DOI 10.5066/F78P5Z0G
Authors Todd C Atwood, Polar Bear Research Program USGS Alaska Science Center
Product Type Data Release
Record Source USGS Digital Object Identifier Catalog
USGS Organization Alaska Science Center

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