Harbour Porpoise Working Group Meetings
Here you will find the meeting documents of past and upcoming meetings of the NAMMCO Harbour Porpoise Working Group. Some of these documents require a password for access. Final reports are uploaded in the library.
7-10 November 2022, Oslo, Norway
The Harbour Porpoise Working Group (HPWG) will meet the days 7-10th of November 2022 in Oslo (Norway) to conduct an assessment of the Harbour porpoise population in Norway and to review the data available for an assessemnt of pilot whales and Lagenorhynchus dolphins in 2023. The meeting will be chaired by Bjarni Mikkelsen (FO).
19-22 March 2019, Copenhagen, Denmark
The Harbour Porpoise Working Group (HPWG) will meet at the Faroes Representation in Copenhagen from 19-22 March 2019 under the Chairmanship of Bjarni Mikkelsen (FO). The meeting is open to members of the NAMMCO Scientific Committee and invited experts.
The HPWG will: a) Conduct an assessment of the sustainability of the harvest of harbour porpoise in West Greenland; b) Review assessments performed in other areas by the IMR/NAMMCO Harbour Porpoise Workshop in 2018; c) Identify knowledge gaps and needs for further research; d) Assess impacts from non-hunting related anthropogenic stresses (pollution, climate change, noise etc).
Meeting documents (updated 20.03.2019)
01 – Agenda
02 – List of Participants
03 – List of Documents
Working and For Information Documents (only available to participants)
4-6 November 2013, Copenhagen, Denmark
04 – FI24 – Working Documents and For Information Documents (Only available to participants)