is the world's only scientific journal dealing exclusively with biology and management of arctic and northern ungulates, reindeer and caribou in particular. Rangifer publishes original research papers, review articles and brief communications in all themes and fields related to the animal reindeer/caribou and reindeer husbandry as culture and industry, and also papers on other northern ungulates.

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Conferences: 8th International Deer Biology Congress 2014


The 8th International Deer Biology Congress is to be held in Harbin, Heilongjiang Province, People’s Republic of China, 27-31 July, 2014.

Please visit the website for information about the conference program, deadlines for abstract submission and registration.



Posted: 2013-12-11

Information: Reindeer Husbandry Section at NJF


Reindeer husbandry is a novel research area for NJF (Nordic Association of Agricultural Scientists), taken over from the previous Nordic Council for Reindeer Husbandry Research (NOR) which was closed down in 2012.

Welcome to join as member of the newly established NJF Reindeer Husbandry Section - a contact forum for those interested in science related to reindeer biology and reindeer management, including social, cultural and economical aspects.

More information at: http://www.njf.nu/site/redirect.asp?p=3926

Posted: 2013-11-27 More...

Conferences: 15th North American Caribou Workshop


The 15th North American Caribou Workshop will be held in Whitehorse, Yukon, from 12-16 May 2014, at the Kwanlin Dün Cultural Centre on the banks of the Yukon River. The theme of the workshop is "Caribou Conservation and management: What's working?".

For more information about the conference, registration and abstract submission, please go to: www.2014nacw.ca

Posted: 2013-11-27 More...
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Vol 34, No 1 (2014)

Table of Contents


Population characteristics, space use and habitat selection of two non-migratory caribou herds in central Alaska, 1994 - 2009 PDF
Jon S. Horne, Tim Craig, Kyle Joly, Glenn W. Stout, Merben R. Cebrian, Edward O. Garton 1-20
Genetic variation in meat production related traits in reindeer (Rangifer t. tarandus) PDF
Kirsi Muuttoranta, Øystein Holand, Knut H. Røed, Miika Tapio, Mauri Nieminen, Asko Mäki-Tanila 21-36
Can a snow structure model estimate snow characteristics relevant to reindeer husbandry? PDF
Sirpa Rasmus, Jouko Kumpula, Jukka Siitari 37-56