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Bear encounters - Precautions in polar bear land

31.05.2016
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GEUS
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Invitation to an afternoon dedicated to polar bears and how to act when visiting their habitat.

• Senior scientist Jørgen Bojesen-Koefoed will go through GEUS’ guidelines for the use of firearms and other means of protection when carrying out fieldwork in Greenland
• Senior scientist Peter Alsen will give a practical demonstration of a  GEUS polar bear alarm
• Senior scientists  Morten Bjerager and Jens Therkelsen tell the story about the polar bear that had the polar bear alarm go off while in the tent having their morning coffee

In connection with each talk/demonstration there will be time for questions and discussion.

The talk will be given in English or Danish according to the needs of the audience – anyone interested is invited!
FREE entrance.

Kind regards,
Marianne Vestergaard and Uli Heyden


Time:  Tuesday the 31st of May at 2 – 4:00 pm
Place: GEUS, Theodor Sorgenfrei Auditorium
              Oester Voldgade 10
              1350 Copenhagen K    

 

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