Principal Investigator:Lennie-Misgeld, Janpeter Licenced Year(s):
The objectives of the study are as follows:
- Perform limited geotechnical analysis to confirm assumptions on foundation type and location and routing;
- Identify any archeological or cultural resources that may be impacted by the transmission line;
- Conduct environmental field work e.g. wildlife sightings and documentation, plant samples, caribou migration trails; and
- Use the information...
Principal Investigator:Chen, Wenjun Licenced Year(s):2014
The goals of this research project are:
1. To fill the information gap on Bathurst caribou summer range conditions using satellite remote sensing data and community-based ground vegetation monitoring
2. To develop a cumulative impact assessment method that makes cumulative impact assessment possible even if data are incomplete and provides timely feedback for guiding the refinement of monitoring...
Principal Investigator:Fergusen, Margaret Licenced Year(s):
The researchers will undertake a detailed analysis of the operations of Investing in People Program. This will include data collection (review of administrative files and interviews with program, project and community key informants). A detailed analysis of the short term impact of the program will make extensive use of participant interview....
Principal Investigator:Longworth, Bob Licenced Year(s):
The researcher will conduct a literature search and information will be collected from Parks Canada Office in Iqaluit and Pangnirtung. Other interested agencies will be contributing information and adding input to the bibliography. Information identified by the bibliography will be used in producing video modules. The research will result in a socio-economic bibliography & videos focusing on Au...
Principal Investigator:Morewood, Dean Licenced Year(s):
Surveys will be conducted in order to: (1) document the life stages of the caterpillars (e.g., eggs, larvae, pupae and adults) during the summer; (2) count the number of caterpillars killed by insect `parasites' or parasitoids; and (3) document the timing of the insect parasitoids's life cycle. Finally, since temperature affects growth, experiments with different temperatures will be use to exami...
Principal Investigator:Standefer, Roma Licenced Year(s):
The researcher will examine the impact of television on the community of Lake Harbour. Information will be collected through the use of interviews with selected people, including elders, adults and youth. Discussions will also be held with school teachers, social and health workers, Hamlet Council members and the RCMP. The research is being done to assess ways in which the CRTC can provide bett...
Principal Investigator:Brodhead, Dal Licenced Year(s):
The research is comprised of two broad elements: an activity review and an impact analysis. The review will focus on the role of the Agreement with regard to language needs and services in the NWT. The impact analysis will assess the short-term impact of the Agreement on the various stakeholders as well as the longer-term effects of the program development and implementation activities....
Principal Investigator:Smith, David L. Licenced Year(s):
This study will address the impact that muskoxen are having on sedge meadows (the habitat that is important for their survival in the Thomsen River valley). In this study, I will examine the response of sedge meadow plants to the effects of grazing by muskoxen. I will monitoring the growth and chemical makeup of plants in 3 situations: (1) unprotected plots subject to muskoxen grazing; (2) artif...
Principal Investigator:Wenzel, George W. Licenced Year(s):
This on-going research project has four components: (1) data will be collected on the economic and social impacts that the tourist industry has on Cape Dorset (similar to studies conducted in Pond Inlet, Pangnirtung, Clyde River and Lake Harbour); (2) brief survey work will be done in Resolute and Grise Fiord; (3) Clyde River will be re-visited to collect data to assess the impact of recent touris...
Principal Investigator:Sampson, Patrick Licenced Year(s):
In this study, Native concerns will be documented by collecting available literature and interviewing Auyuittuk National Park staff and residents of Pangnirtung. Questions to be asked will focus on the residents' feelings towards the Park, including how and why they like or dislike the Park as they relate to: economic benefits; tourists; protection of local resources as part of the Park; and resi...