Denmark to Svalbard

Multi-site model

Denmark, Mid Norway, North Norway, Svalbard

Bird species included in model

Pink-footed goose (Anser brachyrhynchus)

Environmental issues simulated

Factors associated with timing of migration.

Recommendations from modelling

Pink-footed geese track plant growth during northward migration.

More information

Duriez, O., Bauer, S., Destin, A., Madsen, J., Nolet, B.A., Stillman, R.A. and Klaassen, M., 2009. What decision rules might pink-footed geese use to depart on migration? An individual-based model. Behavioral Ecology, 20(3): 560-569.


Marie-Curie Intra-European Fellowship within the 6th European Community Framework Programme