36 record(s) found with the tag "geography" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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Geological conditions affecting industrial and community development in the coastal and nearshore regons of the western Canadian Arctic
Principal Investigator: Solomon, Steven M
Licenced Year(s): 2010 2009 2008 2007
Summary: The objective of this study is to improve the knowledge of physical conditions in the western Arctic coastal zone in order to help understand and reduce the impacts of natural changes and industrial or community development. Research will occur from March through to August. Acoustic surveys will be undertaken during the months of June and August, before and after whaling season, most using low...


Proposed ConocoPhillips Canada (North) Limited Parsons Lake Gas Field Summer 2007 Access Research Program
Principal Investigator: Henderson, Bob C.
Licenced Year(s): 2007
Summary: The objective of this research program is to collect topographical information relating to the potential for: (a) a winter access road for the transport of large modules from the east channel of the Mackenzie River, from the vicinity of the mouth of Pete's Creek and the Lucas Point area, to the proposed Parsons Lake north pad site; (b) a barge anchorage location on the east channel of the Mackenzi...


Tuktoyaktuk Place Names Project
Principal Investigator: Hart, Elisa J.
Licenced Year(s): 2005 2004 2003
Summary: The objective of this final work on the Tuktoyaktuk Place Names Project is to review the draft of the book that reports the results of this project.The proposed benefits for completing the book on place names and stories about the land are: to provide educational material on Inuvialuit culture, history and geography for use in local schools, and to provide a book which can be enjoyed by the peopl...


Aerial LiDAR Survey of the Taglu Gas Field
Principal Investigator: Parent, Bruce
Licenced Year(s): 2003
Summary: Imperial Oil wishes to conduct an aerial Light Detection and Ranging (LIDAR) survey of a portion of the Taglu Gas Field in order to determine the height of the land in relation to sea level. The LIDAR system will be mounted on a Bell 206B single engine...


Aerial LiDAR Survey of the Niglintgak Gas Field
Principal Investigator: Johnson, Kim
Licenced Year(s): 2003
Summary: Shell Canada Ltd. wishes to conduct an Aerial Light Detection and Ranging (LIDAR) survey of the Niglintgak Gas Field in order to determine the height of the land in relation to sea level. This information will be used in the selection of a site upon whi...


Parsons Lake LiDAR Survey
Principal Investigator: Mislan, Marie
Licenced Year(s): 2003
Summary: This work is part of preliminary information gathering related to a possible natural gas development at Parsons Lake. ConocoPhillips Canada is interested in determining the topographic features of the study area both for drainage assessment and for dete...


Central Foreland NATMAP Project
Principal Investigator: Lane, Larry S
Licenced Year(s): 2002 2001 2000
Summary: In 2002, the research team plans to complete bedrock and surficial mapping using helicopter-supported foot traverse. In the areas to be mapped at 1:50,000 scale, mapping will include helicopter setouts and pickups from bases of operation at Ft. Liard, an...


Transmission of Geographical Knowledge in Inuinnait Society
Principal Investigator: Collignon, Beatrice M.
Licenced Year(s): 1998 1992 1991
Summary: To get a better understanding of knowledge transmission and evolution in Inuinnait society, in the field of geography (knowledge related to the land and to location) and to continue a wider research on Inuinnait's geographical knowledge the Inuinnait will be interviewed in the community of Holman. They will be asked about one or two of the following topics: 1) transmission of traveling routes, whi...


Distance Education in the Gwich'in Settlement Area: Its Current Status and Potential Role
Principal Investigator: Cayen, Liz
Licenced Year(s): 1997
Summary: The purpose of the study is to determine the current status of distance education in the Gwich'in Settlement Area, to analyse the existing education/training needs and to make recommendations about the use of distance education methods and strategies to meet those needs. This will involve surveying people who are presently or have recently pursued education through this delivery method. Data coll...


Lichens as indicators of trace-element air pollution in the environment and environmental controls on plant species richness and composition along an arctic river
Principal Investigator: Gould, William
Licenced Year(s): 1994 1993 1992 1991 1990
Summary: Project 1: Small samples of lichens will be collected from approximately 20 sites located along the Hood River and analyzed for contaminants. Lichens are good indicators of the types of air-borne contaminants that have been carried north to the arctic since they absorb their nutrients from the air. Project 2: The researcher will examine plant communities along the Hood River in order to study th...


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