Principal Investigator:Barber, David G. Licenced Year(s):
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 ...
Principal Investigator:Alexander, Vera Licenced Year(s):
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)....
Principal Investigator:Stirling, Ian Licenced Year(s):
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....
Principal Investigator:MacDonald, S.D. Licenced Year(s):
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....