5 record(s) found with the tag "polynyas" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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Circumpolar Flaw Lead (CFL) System Study - Part 1 (Ship-based research)
Principal Investigator: Barber, David G.
Licenced Year(s): 2008 2007
Summary: The Circumpolar Flaw Lead (CFL) system study is designed to examine the importance of climate processes in changing the nature of a flaw lead system and the Arctic marine environment in the Northern Hemisphere, and the effect these changes will have on the marine ecosystem, contaminant transport, carbon fluxes, and greenhouse gases. Using the Canadian Research Icebreaker (CCGS Amundsen), the team ...


Behavioral and population biology of polar bears and seals
Principal Investigator: Stirling, Ian
Licenced Year(s): 1990 1988 1987
Summary: Dr. Ian Stirling and his team will record underwater sounds of walruses and observe their behaviour....


Polynya Studies: Knut Peninsula, Ellesmere Island, NWT
Principal Investigator: Alexander, Vera
Licenced Year(s): 1987
Summary: To study the area of open sea water (polynya) of Knut Peninsula and to assess the distribution of microscopic plants as well as sea water measurements (temperature and salinity)....


Licence #5019
Principal Investigator: Stirling, Ian
Licenced Year(s): 1985
Summary: Use sub-ice recording to study distribution of overwintering populations of seals in relation to plynyas, sea ice conditions, patterns of freeze-up, distribution of ringed seal pupping areas, distribution of polar bears and proposed winter shipping lanes....


Licence #2014
Principal Investigator: MacDonald, S.D.
Licenced Year(s): 1976
Summary: Investigations and survey of the polynias and small adjacent islands. The study will indicate the significance of these areas as life support systems and breeding habitats....


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