The Arctic Traits database was developed in the framework of the Arctic Traits Project of Renate Degen (University of Vienna, Austria) and Bodil Bluhm (Arctic University of Tormsø, Norway) and funded by the Austrian Science Fund (FWF, T801-B29).



Database and website development and design


Registered Users: Scientists who added trait information.
Contributors of taxon data: Scientists who contributed species data either to the Arctic Traits project, or directly to the Arctic Traits Database.


Currently, the Arctic Traits database holds information on 385 family level taxa, 797 genus-level taxa and 1318 species-level taxa for which traits data are available.