5 record(s) found for principle investigator "Layden, Ronald" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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Groundwater and permafrost study in La Martre River basin
Principal Investigator: Layden, Ronald E.
Licenced Year(s): 2018
Summary: The objectives of this project are: 1) to determine if ground water changes can be detected by examining Whati community water testing records and link results with observations made by community workers; 2) to determine the permafrost depth and stability within the community of Whati and surrounding areas of the La Martre River Basin; 3) to review the river discharge data for the Water Survey of ...


Using Novel Technology to Survey Methane Emissions in the Mackenzie Delta
Principal Investigator: Layden, Ronald E.
Licenced Year(s): 2018
Summary: The research team plan to map the amount and source of methane in some or all of the following: 1. Thaw slump sites along the Mackenzie River between Tsiigehtchic and the outer Delta. 2. Upland sites between Inuvik and Tuktoyaktuk including the following types of areas: a. Former gas production sites; b. Drilling and discovery work sites and pads; and, c. Thaw slumps at pit sites along the ...


Boreal Forest Carbon Balance Studies
Principal Investigator: Layden, Ronald E.
Licenced Year(s): 2017
Summary: The objective of this project is to increase the understanding of taiga carbon balance of terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems and predict into the future the impacts of climate warming on these systems. The exchange of carbon gases between the taiga and atmosphere is a significant component of the carbon balance and is dependent upon vegetation cover. The description below for the tundra site at...


Feasibility Study on Solid Waste Processing
Principal Investigator: Layden, Ronald E.
Licenced Year(s): 2017
Summary: The objectives of this research project are to: 1) determine how solid waste is disposed of in Yellowknife; 2) determine what the regulations are for solid waste disposal in Northwest Territories (NT)/Yellowknife; and, 3) assess potential opportunities for Micro Auto Gasification System (MAGS) systems in Yellowknife. The research team will examine the regulations currently available in the N...


Development and Testing of Climate Change Monitoring Equipment in the Arctic
Principal Investigator: Layden, Ronald E.
Licenced Year(s): 2016
Summary: Data analysis will help the company to optimize the firmware, battery requirements and testing regimes needed and finalize products that can then be used in any type of remote and cold locations for extended periods with little or no equipment monitoring. Several eosFD devices (carbon dioxide monitoring equipment) will be tested to determine usability requirements and to select a winter test ...


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