53 record(s) found with the tag "environment" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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Diavik Palatability and Tissue Chemistry
Principal Investigator: Moore, Kristin M
Licenced Year(s): 2012 2009 2003
Summary: The primary objective of the 2012 program is to obtain feedback from community members relating to Lac de Gras lake trout (Salvelinus namaycush) taste, texture, general condition and health. A secondary objective is to meet requirements set out in the Fisheries Authorization for Works or Undertaking Affecting Fish Habitat. Fish collection will primarily be conducted using nets set out on...


Great Bear River Environmental and Traditional Knowledge Baseline Program
Principal Investigator: Lennie-Misgeld, Peter
Licenced Year(s): 2011 2010
Summary: The main objective of the program is to collect fisheries and environmental baseline information to better understand the environmental characteristics of the Great Bear River and to support potential future development of hydropower on the Great Bear River. The program is not being conducted to support a specific project as there are no hydropower projects planned for the Great Bear River at thi...


Using Inuvialuit Observations to Monitor Environmental Conditions in the Mackenzie Delta Region of the Northwest Territories
Principal Investigator: Bennett, Trevor D
Licenced Year(s): 2010
Summary: The primary objective of this research involves testing a strategy for using Inuvialuit Knowledge to monitor environmental conditions in the Mackenzie Delta Region (MDR) of the Northwest Territories. Methods will include participatory photo mapping, community mapping, and photo elicitation interviews to monitor, record, document and communicate Inuvialuit observations of environmental change in th...


Alaska-Canada Barren Lands Traverse
Principal Investigator: Sturm, Matthew
Licenced Year(s): 2007
Summary: The objectives of the Alaska-Canada Barren Lands Traverse is to: learn about changes in the Arctic from historical observations, to observe commercial and infrastructure changes in relation to how they compare and contrast to the impacts of a warming Arctic climate, and to compile baseline measurements of snow cover physical properties for validation of satellite datasets and snow cover chemical p...


Arctic Red River Fish Study
Principal Investigator: Millar, Nathan P
Licenced Year(s): 2006
Summary: Currently, little information exists on the fisheries resources of the Arctic Red River. Baseline information on fisheries resources is required to make sound management decisions. This information (e.g., biological characteristics of fish: length, weight, age at maturity, migration patterns, date of spawning; presence/absence of species) is collected through long-term studies, traditional knowled...


2005 Traditional Knowledge Study with the Katlodeeche First Nation
Principal Investigator: Vincent, Bruce
Licenced Year(s): 2005
Summary: The Mackenzie Project Environment Group has sub-contracted the Katlodeeche First Nation, who will be responsible for collecting and documenting traditional knowledge during the project. The study will involve documenting data related to wildlife, birds, fisheries, vegetation, historical/cultural/spiritual sites, climate, soil conditions, hydrology and hydrogeology, human health, cumulative effects...


2005 Traditional Knowledge Study with the Fort Simpson Metis
Principal Investigator: Vincent, Bruce
Licenced Year(s): 2005
Summary: The Mackenzie Project Environment Group has sub-contracted the Fort Simpson Metis, who will be responsible for collecting and documenting traditional knowledge during the project. The study will involve documenting data related to wildlife, birds, fisheries, vegetation, historical/cultural/spiritual sites, climate, soil conditions, hydrology and hydrogeology, human health, cumulative effects and o...


2005 Terrestrial Studies in the Sahtu Settlement Area
Principal Investigator: Povey, Andrew
Licenced Year(s): 2005 2004 2003 2002
Summary: During this study, activities conducted will include vegetation mapping, rare plant surveys, rare plant mitigation planning, timber cruising, and landform, soil and permafrost investigations. Vegetation mapping surveys will consist of visual observations from a helicopter to confirm vegetation types for mapping. These surveys will be conducted in conjuction with rare plant surveys. Sampling equi...


2005 Traditional Knowledge Studies in Fort Providence
Principal Investigator: Povey, Andrew
Licenced Year(s): 2005
Summary: The key objectives of the traditional knowledge study include collecting existing knowledge, gathering new knowledge and producing a report in a manner that will: provide the specific Traditional Knowledge (TK) information needs of the Mackenzie Gas Project (MGP); facilitate participation by communities in the environmental assessment process; and, ensure compliance with all regulatory requirement...


2005 Traditional Knowledge Studies in Kakisa
Principal Investigator: Povey, Andrew
Licenced Year(s): 2005
Summary: This project is the initiation of traditional knowledge (TK) studies in the Kakisa area, discussions for which were initiated in 2003 as part of the baseline studies and assessment for the Mackenzie Gas Project. The study will involve gathering and reviewing documented and new knowledge related to climate, soil, water, vegetation, wildlife, birds, fish, historical/cultural/spiritual sites, human ...


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