16 record(s) found with the tag "resource development" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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Inuit & scientific knowledge and non-renewable and renewable energy development
Principal Investigator: Johnson, Noor
Licenced Year(s): 2015
Summary: The Principal Investigator (PI) will examine how different people involved in energy development decision-making, including residents, environmental organizations, government, land claims organizations, and corporations, perceive the risks and possible benefits of different energy options. In particular, it will focus on the role of different sources of knowledge (science, Inuit knowledge) and ho...


Historical Perspectives on Environmental Knowledge and the Mackenzie Valley Pipeline
Principal Investigator: Stuhl, Andrew T
Licenced Year(s): 2014
Summary: The primary objective of this research is to achieve a more nuanced understanding of the place of science and technology in interactions with the Arctic environment since 1970. This objective is significant for three reasons. First, it extends and diversifies scholarly knowledge about Arctic history, which has yet to confront the ways in which scientific knowledge and industrial technology have be...


Resource Royalties Distribution and Community Development
Principal Investigator: Rodon, Thierry
Licenced Year(s): 2015 2014
Summary: This project will bridge this knowledge gap by achieving the following three objectives: 1) Making a list of various methods used by Aboriginal communities and organizations to distribute royalties and profit shares paid by resource companies; 2) Identifying the characteristics of each mode of distributions and their positive and negative outcomes; and 3) Identifying the most sustainable practi...


“Northern Frontier, Northern Homeland”: An Examination of the Impacts of the Mackenzie Valley Pipeline Inquiry on Hydrocarbon Development in the Northwest Territories 1977-2013
Principal Investigator: Beaulieu, Michel S
Licenced Year(s): 2014 2013
Summary: The primary purpose of this research project is to determine how key recommendations from the Mackenzie Valley Pipeline Inquiry (commonly referred to as the Berger Inquiry or, for the purpose of this research, the Inquiry) have affected oil and gas development in the Northwest Territories (NWT) over the past thirty-six years. Through analysis of the Inquiry and the recommendations that resulted fr...


Dene-water Relations and Hydroelectric Dams: Confluence and Contestations in the Mackenzie River Basin
Principal Investigator: Borowitz, Michelle A
Licenced Year(s): 2013 2012 2011 2010
Summary: The objectives of this study are to: - conduct collaborative research that respects Aboriginal knowledge and acknowledges that knowledge is specific to a community and its traditional territory, and that each community has their unique way to deal with issues, its unique responses, and its unique way of understanding; - disseminate Aboriginal knowledge that represents Aboriginals themselves and ...


Environment, Commerce, and Science in Western Arctic History
Principal Investigator: Stuhl, Andrew T
Licenced Year(s): 2011 2010
Summary: There are several goals for this research project. The first is to reach a greater understanding of the broad patterns of scientific research, natural resource development, and environmental change in the Beaufort-Delta from 1889 until today. The second goal for this research is to follow a public-scholarship approach throughout the research process, from developing and refining the research que...


Exploring Sub-Surface Land Rights and the Tli'Cho Land Claim Negotiations
Principal Investigator: Hoogeveen, Dawn AB
Licenced Year(s): 2009
Summary: The aim of this project is to begin a comparative examination of the contemporary land claims agreements. This project will examine land claim agreements, and the settlement of sub-surface land rights. Emphasis will be placed on the utility and importance of the delineation made between surface and sub-surface land rights. This is fundamental to the legal and spatial, and subsequent social and e...


Land Management Problems in Hydrocarbon Development Areas with Ice-Rich Permafrost: Detection and Assessment
Principal Investigator: Pollard, Wayne H
Licenced Year(s): 2010 2009
Summary: This licence is being issued for the scientific research application no. 946. The objective of this research is to better understand the distribution of underground ice in hydrocarbon development areas. By identifying how much ice there is, the researcher wants to study how oil/gas activities and climate change could affect the land. Underground ice is one of the most unpredictable and problema...


Traditional Knowledge and Traditional Land Use Studies for the Fortune Minerals NICO cobalt-gold-bismuth Project (2008)
Principal Investigator: Schryer, Rick Schryer
Licenced Year(s): 2009 2008
Summary: The objective of this research is to conduct Traditional Land Use (TLU) and Traditional Knowledge (TK) studies in Behchoko, Whati, Gameti, Wekweeti, and Yellowknife with representatives from the Dogrib and the Métis. These studies will be part of obtaining permits to operate a mine at that location. Elders will be interviewed either individually or with other members of their cultural group (t...


A Renewed North: Resources, Corporations and First Nations
Principal Investigator: Slowey, Gabrielle A
Licenced Year(s): 2007
Summary: The purpose of this research is to investigate community concerns, including what are they, how and why these concerns have changed over time, how they are reflected in land-claim agreements and may affect their future self-government agreement. Other objectives are: To identify ways in which the state, in the past two decades, has created policies which may have proven beneficial and liberatin...


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