3 record(s) found for principle investigator "Wesche, Sonia" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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Supporting Food Security in the Inuvialuit Settlement Region: Working with Communities to Integrate Participatory Methods, Tools and Knowledge
Principal Investigator: Wesche, Sonia D
Licenced Year(s): 2018 2017 2016 2015
Summary: Building on the long-standing research collaboration, the research team will: 1) work with community Research Assistants to conduct a public engagement process in the six Inuvialuit Settlement Region (ISR) communities; 2) identify and prioritize existing and desired community-based initiatives to support food security in terms of country food, market food and locally-produced food, recognizing the...


Landscape scale flooding in the Great Slave Lake Plain: Expansion of lakes, flooding of wetlands and implications for bison habitat and local land users (Traditional knowledge study component)
Principal Investigator: Wesche, Sonia D
Licenced Year(s): 2012
Summary: The over-arching objectives of the project are to draw together multiple sources of information to (1) examine the change in lake area in this eco region, (2) quantify the type and amount of habitat loss or modification; (3) investigate whether recent changes are part of a longer-term cycle and evaluate the causes of this change; (4) document local and traditional knowledge of physical and biologi...


Adapting to Environmental Change in the North: Traditional Knowledge, Social Capital and Adaptive Capacity in the Slave River Delta
Principal Investigator: Wesche, Sonia D
Licenced Year(s): 2007 2006
Summary: The Slave River Delta provides important resources for residents of Fort Resolution; however, changes in climate are already affecting the health of this ecosystem, requiring people to adapt. Projects like this one are required to understand change and human responses to change, in order to improve capacity-building and planning. Specific objectives include: 1) developing a framework of trends and...


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