Environmental Assessment for Proposed Oil and Gas Development Activities in the Gwich'in Region, NWT.
Principal Investigator: Melton, Derek (7)
Licence Number: 13162
Organization: Golder Associates Ltd.
Licenced Year(s): 2002 2000
Issued: Oct 08, 2000
Project Team: Robin Johnstone (terrestrial ecologist) Hilary Machtans (aquatics specialist) Kelly Gurski (ecology technician) Daryl Johannesen (oil and gas specialist)

Objective(s): The objective of this study is to assess fish habitat (by documenting the potential of waterbodies) and to determine the presence or absense of wildlife in the vicinity of the proposed project. A search for registered archaeological sites within the proposed area will also be undertaken. Information from these studies will form part of an environmental assessment for the proposed project.

Project Description: Researchers will assess fish habitat (by documenting the potential of waterbodies) and to determine the presence or absense of wildlife in the vicinity of the proposed project. A search for registered archaelogical sites within the proposed area will also be undertaken. Information from these studies will form part of an environmental assessment for the proposed project. Researchers will access the sites by helicopters and on foot.