18 record(s) found with the tag "adaptation planning" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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Building Community Resilience in Kakisa
Principal Investigator: Spring, Andrew
Licenced Year(s): 2017 2016 2015
Summary: The objectives of this research project are to: 1. hold an initial community workshop to confirm community plan for projects. Follow-up Workshops will also be held where community can discuss progress and reassess adaptation planning and goals; 2. maintain the potential for traditional harvesting practices to ensure that wildlife and harvested plants continue to provide an important component of...


A Longitudinal Approach to Community Vulnerability and Adaptation to Climate Change
Principal Investigator: Pearce, Tristan D
Licenced Year(s): 2017 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: 1) to document current exposure-sensitivities affecting Inuit subsistence hunting and adaptive strategies employed to manage them; 2) to compare current exposure-...


North Slave Permafrost Study: Characterizing and Predicting Discontinuous Permafrost for Climate Change Adaptation
Principal Investigator: Wolfe, Stephen A
Licenced Year(s): 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010
Summary: This activity describes and predicts the occurrence of discontinuous permafrost in the northern Great Slave Lake region to assist in planning, development and maintenance of community and industry infrastructure. Changes in climate are affecting permafrost distribution, temperatures and geotechnical conditions. Different landscapes across the region are exhibiting varying responses to warming. Thi...


Examining Community Adaptation Readiness in the Inuvialuit Settlement Region, Northwest Territories
Principal Investigator: MacDonell, Hillary J.
Licenced Year(s): 2015
Summary: To examine community adaptation readiness in the Inuvialuit Settlement Region (ISR), Northwest Territories in order to identify trends in the adaptive readiness of communities in the ISR and provide recommendations to local and regional governments concerning existing gaps or barriers that may be hindering community readiness. The Principal Investigator will conduct informal phone interviews wi...


Climate change impacts on Inuit food security in Canada’s Western Arctic: Constructing a comparative anthropological model to guide adaptation planning
Principal Investigator: Douglas, Vasiliki K
Licenced Year(s): 2012 2010
Summary: The purpose of this project is to assist the Inuvialuit in adaptation planning that will meet ongoing environmental and social challenges, while also maintaining their rights under the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples. The existing knowledge, skills and networks that facilitate such adaptations are important community ‘assets’ that form the basis of capacity-building. The goal ...


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...


Disaster Management and Climate Change Adaptation in the Canadian North
Principal Investigator: Morgan, Christine A
Licenced Year(s): 2007
Summary: The purpose of this study is to investigate how might climate change-related risks be better integrated into disaster management (prevention, preparedness, response, recovery) legislation, agreements, policies and planning, especially in relation to risk management of built infrastructure in the Canadian North. The Project Team will conduct regional/local stakeholder engagement sessions in thre...


Impacts of Climate Change on the Availablilty of Gravel in the Inuvialuit Settlement Region, NWT
Principal Investigator: Borsy, Emily Jane E
Licenced Year(s): 2008 2007
Summary: The objective of this research is to obtain primary information about the gravel situation in the ISR from a variety of industry perspectives. The researchers wish to fill in a gap in information linking supply and demand to community stress and vulnerability, obtaining this information through interviews with industry professionals. The research will be conducted in two stages. The first sta...


Building adaptive capacity in an Inuvialuit community: learning to deal with environmental change
Principal Investigator: Andrachuk, Mark
Licenced Year(s): 2007
Summary: The aims of this research project are to document strategies that have been successful among the residents of Tuktoyaktuk in dealing with environmental changes, and to identify the ways that the residents have made use of traditional knowledge and scientific knowledge when adapting to environmental changes. Upon arrival in Tuktoyaktuk, the research team will discuss the research and identify r...


Community-Based Climate Change Impacts and Adaptation Workshops
Principal Investigator: Ritchie, Douglas G.
Licenced Year(s): 2006
Summary: This project consists of conducting a series of workshops with community governments and residents in the Northwest Territories on the topic of climate change. The two-day workshop in Deline, the last workshop in this series, is aimed at identifying existing and potential regional impacts, determining possible adaptive strategies to deal with climate change impacts, discovering areas for further ...


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