12 record(s) found for principle investigator "Pearce, Tristan" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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Cultural Meaning of Food and Food Security
Principal Investigator: Pearce, Tristan D
Licenced Year(s): 2016
Summary: The purpose of the research is to study the meaning and experience of food and food security in Ulukhaktok. The main objectives are to: 1) document how Inuit define the concepts of "food", "food insecurity" and "health"; 2) examine patterns of country food consumption and sharing; and, 3) identify local knowledge of new species of wildlife important for subsistence. Sharing network interviews (...


Local and Traditional Ecological Knowledge of Beluga Whale (Delphinapterus leucas) Under Changing Climatic and Non-Climatic Conditions in the Inuvialuit Settlement Region (ISR)
Principal Investigator: Pearce, Tristan D
Licenced Year(s): 2016
Summary: The objectives of this research project are to: 1. describe the beluga-Inuvialuit linked social-ecological system; 2. characterize Inuvialuit traditional ecological knowledge (TEK) of beluga whale: ecology and behaviour, hunting techniques, and food preparation; 3. document current stresses affecting beluga and Inuvialuit hunters and adaptive responses; and, 4. identify opportunities for TEK ...


A Longitudinal Approach to Community Vulnerability and Adaptation to Climate Change
Principal Investigator: Pearce, Tristan D
Licenced Year(s): 2016
Summary: The research aims to examine the processes and dynamism of climate change vulnerability in the Arctic through a longitudinal study in Ulukhaktok, NWT using fieldwork data from both 2005 and 2016. Specific objectives of this research are to: 1) document current exposure-sensitivities affecting Inuit subsistence hunting and adaptive strategies employed to manage them; 2) compare current exposure-sen...


Adapting to climate change in the context of multiple stressors
Principal Investigator: Pearce, Tristan D
Licenced Year(s): 2016
Summary: The proposed research aims to develop an understanding of how people in Paulatuk are experiencing and responding to changing climatic conditions and opportunities to support adaptation. The objectives are to: 1) document and describe current and historical climatic risks and the adaptive strategies employed to deal with them; 2) identify the processes and conditions which have aided or con...


Cultural Meaning of Food and Food Security
Principal Investigator: Pearce, Tristan D
Licenced Year(s): 2015 2014
Summary: The purpose of the research is to study the meaning and experience of food and food security in Ulukhaktok. Objectives: (1) document how Inuit define the concepts of "food", "food insecurity" and "health"; (2) examine patterns of country food consumption and sharing; and (3) identify local knowledge of new species of wildlife important for subsistence. Sharing network interviews (approxima...


Nunamin Illihakvia: Learning from the Land (year 2 onward)
Principal Investigator: Pearce, Tristan D
Licenced Year(s): 2014 2013
Summary: The Nunamin Illihakvia project is dedicated to enabling the transfer of traditional knowledge, skill sets and values, based on Inuit knowledge and guiding principles in a changing climate. The specific objectives are to: 1) Facilitate the transfer of knowledge and skills among experienced hunters, Elders and younger generation Inuit for how to make seal hunting equipment, how to travel on the s...


Inuit Traditional Knowledge for Adapting to the Health Effects of Climate Change (IK-ADAPT)
Principal Investigator: Pearce, Tristan D
Licenced Year(s): 2014 2013 2012
Summary: In previous years, research questions were identified together with community research partners that are relevant and important to the community. This project consists of 3 complimentary research objectives. Taken together, these questions contribute to an understanding of the role Inuit traditional knowledge plays in adaptation to the health impacts of climate change. 1. Food Security, Climat...


Adaptation Planning for Climate Change in Ulukhaktok, Paulatuk and Aklavik, NWT
Principal Investigator: Pearce, Tristan D
Licenced Year(s): 2011 2010
Summary: The researcher will work in collaboration with community members, local stakeholders, scientists and policy makers to complete the development of climate change adaptation plans in Paulatuk and Ulukhaktok and Aklavik. In Paulatuk and Ulukhaktok, ArcticNorth researchers working with local research assistants and coordinators, will reconvene the working groups from winter 2010 to review the preli...


Adaptation Planning for Climate Change and Subsistence Economies in two Inuvialuit Communities
Principal Investigator: Pearce, Tristan D
Licenced Year(s): 2010
Summary: The researcher will work in collaboration with community members, local stakeholders, scientists and policy makers to develop adaptation plans that address climate change vulnerabilities in the subsistence economies in two communities in the ISR. The project will use participatory methods to develop adaptation plans in the case study communities: • Secondary sources of information: Existin...


Transmission of Environmental Knowledge and Land Skills Among Inuit in Adaptation to Climate Change
Principal Investigator: Pearce, Tristan D
Licenced Year(s): 2009
Summary: The licence is issued for the scientific research application # 941. The goals of this research project are: 1. Document and explain changes and variations in the transmission of environmental knowledge and land skills among community members in Ulukhaktok; 2. Identify the interconnections between the factors that affect or impede the transmission of environmental knowledge and land skills; 3. ...


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