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Geographic Information Science (GIS) as a Health Communication Tool for Consultation with Stakeholders in Environmental Assessment of the Nico Project in the Tlicho Region, Northwest Territories
Principal Investigator: McGetrick, Jennifer Ann
Licenced Year(s): 2014 2013
Summary: The overall objective of the research is to evaluate the use of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) as a health communication tool for consultation with stakeholders in environmental assessment of the Nico Project in the Tlicho Region of the Northwest Territories. By documenting stakeholder's evaluation of GIS in the environmental assessment, the research will help to inform best practices and pr...


Prescribed fire and vegetation dynamics in the Slave River lowlands, N.W.T.
Principal Investigator: Quinlan, Allyson
Licenced Year(s): 1998
Summary: The principle researcher and one (or two) field assistants will be flown into Hook Lake base camp by either helicopter or fixed wing aircraft (transportation and field support confirmed by Renewable Resources, NWT). Temporary vegetation (herbaceous) transects will be established on the following prairies in the Hook Lake area: Dan's Prairie, North Prairie, Paul's Prairie, Ann's Prairie, Hook Lake ...


Use of Geographic Information Systems in Aboriginal Communities
Principal Investigator: Gibson, Bob
Licenced Year(s): 1995
Summary: Review internal documents concerning planning processes and decisions which will be used to study how GIS are used in aboriginal lands and resource planning; info gathered and this process will be reviewed to understand the nature of TK for the community; people involved in planning and GIS activities will be interviewed so that their understandings of how the systems fit into planning & how probl...


Geomorphologic analysis of the Mackenzie Delta, N.W.T. using spatial image processing.
Principal Investigator: Boyes, Donald M.
Licenced Year(s): 1995 1994 1990
Summary: The collection of the field data is required to calibrate satellite image clasifications and interpretations concerning water body measurements, plant community types, and sedimentation patterns. Field measurements will include measuring ground distances and recording plant characteristics. Nothing in the field area will be destroyed or removed....


Digital Database of Vegetation Types of the Mackenzie Valley Development Corridor
Principal Investigator: Squires Taylor, Cindy
Licenced Year(s): 1992 1991
Summary: The researcher and her team will conduct helicopter surveys of vegetation types. The field data will aid in the computer classification of satellite imagery. The results will be vegetation maps of the Mackenzie Valley, which can be plotted on paper or entered into a digital database on a geographic information system (GIS) for further analysis with other data such as wildlife habitat, forest fir...


Peterhead Inlet Archaeological Project
Principal Investigator: Stenton, Douglas R.
Licenced Year(s): 1990
Summary: As part of the Environmental Technology Program of Arctic College this work will attempt to integrate Euro-Canadian science with Inuit traditional knowledge. The Peterhead Inlet site provides a context in which students/participants gain experience in the fundamentals of data analysis and recovery while exploring a diverse range of research topics....


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