3 record(s) found for principle investigator "Wesche, Sonia" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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Food Security, Environment and Community Health: Integrating Participatory Methods, Tools and Knowledge to Promote Food Security in the Inuvialuit Settlement Region
Principal Investigator: Wesche, Sonia D
Licenced Year(s): 2016 2015
Summary: The objectives of this study are to: 1. Examine quantitatively, the role of country foods in the contemporary Inuit diet, including their nutritional and economic importance, and the dynamics between the country and market food dimensions of the diet; 2. Better understand market food price variations across the region and seasonal fluctuations, and examine the role of food prices in dietary qual...


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: This research aims to examine how traditional knowledge and social capital can be used to improve understandings of change and responses to change through capacity building and planning, in a complex delta environment. Specific objectives include: a) developing a framework of trends and indicators of environmental change, impacts and adaptations based on traditional knowledge, b) examining how exi...


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