The Circumboreal Vegetation Map (CBVM) is a project of the CAFF Flora Group (CFG) under the Arctic Council's biodiversity working group, the Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna (CAFF). 

The CBVM includes scientific representatives working in universities, governments and industry from the Arctic Council's member and observing states including:

  • Canada (Natural Resources Canada, Canadian Forest Service; Ontario Ministry Of Natural Resources; Ministère des Ressources naturelles et de la Faune, Québec; British Columbia Ministry of Forests and Range);
  • Iceland (Icelandic Institute of Natural History, Reykjavik, Iceland); 
  • Faroe Islands (Faroese Museum of Natural History, Tórshavn);
  • Finland (Botanical Museum, University of Helsinki); 
  • Germany (Ecology Center, University of Kiel, Kiel; University of Münster, Münster; Institute of Geobotany, Leibnitz University, Hannover);
  • Russian Federation (Laboratory of Ecology and Geobotany, Central Siberian Botanical Garden, Novosibirsk; Botanical Garden-Institute, Vladivostok; Komarov Botanical Institute, St. Petersburg); 
  • Spain (Department of Plant Biology II, Complutense University, Madrid; Phytosociological Research Center, Los Negrales, Madrid); 
  • United States of America (Alaska EcoScience, Fairbanks; Alaska Geobotany Center, Institute of Arctic Biology, University of Alaska Fairbanks; Division of Realty and Natural Resources, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Anchorage).

Organization chart of the CBVM


Arctic States

dk   ca   fi   is   no   ru   sw   usa

Permanent Participants

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