Climate Change at the Forest/Tundra Boundary

Regions: Inuvialuit Settlement Region

Tags: biology, treeline, forest regrowth, post-fire ecosystem

Principal Investigator: Landhaeusser, Simon M. (3)
Licence Number: 10060
Organization: Boreal Institute for Northern Studies
Licenced Year(s): 1992 1991 1990
Issued: Jan 01, 1990
Project Team: Dr. Ross Wein

Objective(s): To study past burned areas east of the Mackenzie River , 20 km south of Inuvik and northward to approximately one half the distance between Inuvik and Tuktoyaktuk; to determine if post-fire spruce establishment has occured not only on areas formally dominated by spruce, but also on larger areas that were formerly tundra;

Project Description: The Researcher will study regions of past burned areas south and north of Inuvik to determine if post-fire spruce establishment has occured not only on areas formally dominated by spruce, but also on larger areas that were formerly tundra.