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Christine Cuyler

14.08.2017

SHORT CV: Christine Cuyler
Degrees
Dr. scient. (Ph.D.) Physiology, University of Oslo, Norway (1993)
Cand. scient. (M.Sc.) Zoophysiology, University of Oslo, Norway (1984)
B.Sc. Wildlife Biology University of Guelph, Guelph, Canada (1976)

Positions
- Senior Research scientist, Greenland Institute of Natural Resources, Greenland (1996-present)
- Project scientist, Infra-red sensing for minke whales (1988-89)
- Project biologist, Pro-Mare project, ring seal energetics (1986)
- Project biologist, Acid Rain, Miljøanalyse A/S, Oslo Norway (1985-1987)
- Project biologist, Ring Seal Pineal Gland project (1984)
- Biologist, UNESCO Man & Biosphere Project, Norwegian Polar Institute, Svalbard (1980-1982)
- Biologist, Energetics Project, Inst. Arctic Ecophysiol, Man., Canada / Univ. of Oslo, Norway (1977-1980)
- Biologist, Polar Bear Vision project, University of Guelph, Canada

Research area (1996-present):
Caribou and muskoxen stock assessment, drivers of change, threats and methods development, providing knowledge relevant to recommendations for sustainable use.

Publications & communications
Peer-reviewed journal publications 29
Reports 30
Advice documents 63
Meeting documents 3
Other documents 9
Posters 19
Theses 2
Books 1
Popular publishing 17
Presentations & lectures 70
TV/radio news media 31
Current scientific memberships 6
Journals & Conference Proceedings refereed for 12
Proposals reviewed 1
Examiner-censor 1
Journal editor (substitute) 1

Memberships & scientific committees
- Circumpolar Biodiversity Monitoring Program (CBMP) Terrestrial Steering Group (2013 - present)
- CBMP Mammal Expert Group (2014-present)
- CBMP, Chair - MOXNET, global muskox network group (2014-present)
- CBMP CircumArctic Rangifer Monitoring & Assessment (CARMA) global caribou network (2004-present)
- Arctic Ungulate Society, Executive Committee member (1999 - present)
- International Study of Arctic Change (ISAC) Science Steering Committee (2009-2015)
- World Wildlife Fund: Rapid Assessment features & areas CircumArctic Ecosystem Resilience in 21st Century
- Nordic Council for Reindeer Research (NOR), Member (1996 – 2002), Chair (1998- 2000)
- The Wildlife Society (TWS). Member (1997 – 2010)

Scientific Paper Review: Acta Vet Scand, Arctic, Climate Change (Stanford University), Ecography, European J. of Wildlife Research, J. of Mammalogy, Polar Biology, Proceedings of the Royal Society B, Wildlife Biology, Rangifer, Proceeding of the 13th AUC (Arctic Ungulate Conference), Proceeding of the 11th, 12th NACW (North American Caribou Workshop), Chars Canadian High Arctic Research Station project proposals
Scientific Journal Substitute Editor: Rangifer
Examiner M.Sc. defence: University of Calgary, 2012

Collaboration with stakeholders: Involved in Greenlandic PISUNA and NUNAVIS initiatives, with close collaboration on methods, design and data collection with locals and hunting officers for all surveys for abundance, animal and sample collection, satellite collaring, and often includes co-authorship.

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