Principal Investigator:Solomon, Steven M Licenced Year(s):20102009
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...
Principal Investigator:Henderson, Bob C. Licenced Year(s):
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...
Principal Investigator:Hart, Elisa J. Licenced Year(s):
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...
Principal Investigator:Parent, Bruce Licenced Year(s):
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...
Principal Investigator:Johnson, Kim Licenced Year(s):
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...
Principal Investigator:Mislan, Marie Licenced Year(s):
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...
Principal Investigator:Lane, Larry S Licenced Year(s):
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...
Principal Investigator:Collignon, Beatrice M. Licenced Year(s):
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...
Principal Investigator:Cayen, Liz Licenced Year(s):
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...
Principal Investigator:Gould, William Licenced Year(s):1994
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...