62 record(s) found with the tag "resource management" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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Measuring Tundra Productivity and Vegetation Structure Using Satellite Imagery
Principal Investigator: O'Brien, Daniel
Licenced Year(s): 2000
Summary: An understanding of arctic vegetation structure, composition and productivity is critical to climate change monitoring, wildlife management and sustainable resource management. Remote sensing could prove to be an effective tool for studies in the arctic because the region is large and hard to reach. Satellite imagery will be used to estimate productivity of the land and this will be compared to ...

Studies on the past, present and future ecological impact on Canadian northern boreal forest and arctic ecosystems due to mining activities, shown at the Great Slave Lake area, Northwest Territories, Canada
Principal Investigator: Steinecke, Karin
Licenced Year(s): 1998 1997
Summary: The project will focus on understanding, analyzing and evaluating the reactions of the northern boreal forest ecosystems in the Great Slave Lake region due to man made stress of mining, settlement and connecting activities. The project will try to develop some general conclusions, statements and model systems. The research team (2 persons) will come from Europe to Yellowknife by plane. The base wi...

Aboriginal Women's Roles in Forest-Dependent Communities
Principal Investigator: Korber, Dianne
Licenced Year(s): 1996
Summary: Data will be collected in the form of formal and informal interviews, and participant-observations. The sampling size for Wrigley will be close to full census of adults (age 15 years or over) population (110 people). The sampling size in Fort Providence will be a selected sample based on key informants' knowledge of local participation in subsistence, forestry and community activities, and rando...

Gwich'in Environmental Knowledge Project (GEKP)
Principal Investigator: Raygorodetsky, Gleb
Licenced Year(s): 1996 1995
Summary: The project proposes to collect, organize, and present, in report form, traditional environmental knowledge in the Gwich'in Settlement Area (GSA). This information would give the Gwich'in and other resource managers a better "picture" of the region based on the perspective of the people who have lived there for generations. It also provides a basis for incorporating local environmental knowledge...

Use of Geographic Information Systems in Aboriginal Communities
Principal Investigator: Gibson, Bob
Licenced Year(s): 1995
Summary: Review internal documents concerning planning processes and decisions which will be used to study how GIS are used in aboriginal lands and resource planning; info gathered and this process will be reviewed to understand the nature of TK for the community; people involved in planning and GIS activities will be interviewed so that their understandings of how the systems fit into planning & how probl...

NRBS Project #4121 - Survey of northern households, interest groups, industries, and local government.
Principal Investigator: Thompson, John
Licenced Year(s): 1995
Summary: The researchers will first conduct a telephone survey with a random sample of northern residents. A further mail in questionaire will be completed by those in agreement. A similar questionaire will be mailed to representatives of local government and interest groups and interest groups that were identified in a screening study conducted in June, 1994....

An evaluation of water management studies and their application to policy development in the Mackenzie Delta
Principal Investigator: Sprecher, Brent
Licenced Year(s): 1994
Summary: The researcher will visit Yellowknife to collect information on northern water management and climate change. Interviews will be conducted with interested researchers. In addition, the researcher will attend the Mackenzie Basin Impact Study (MBIS) annual meeting to discuss the administration and structure of this large research program with MBIS members. This study will examine the role that su...

Royal Society evaluation of aquatic science in the Mackenze Basin
Principal Investigator: Bocking, Stephen
Licenced Year(s): 1994 1993
Summary: The researchers will complete their data collection activities in the NWT. All available literature on Mackenzie Basin aquatic science and environmental management will be catalogued and reviewed in order to identify appropriate criteria for the evaluation of aquatic science activities in the region. The results of this study will assist in coordinating existing and future research activities as...

Collection of Inuit traditional knowledge of the distribution and biology of High Arctic beluga and narwhal
Principal Investigator: Stewart, D. Bruce
Licenced Year(s): 1993
Summary: The researchers will be documenting Inuit traditional knowledge of the distribution, abundance and biology of High Arctic beluga and narwhal. This information will be used to identify research and management needs for local and co-management plans. A questionnaire will be used to interview elders and hunters; the interviewer will be a community resident. Information will be compiled into a repo...

The origins, development and future of World Heritage Sites in Canada
Principal Investigator: Elliot, Nancy
Licenced Year(s): 1994 1993
Summary: As part of a study that includes all Canadian World Heritage Sites, the researcher will visit Wood Buffalo National Park and Nahanni National Park Reserve in order to study current resource management issues. The researcher will conduct interviews with park personnel to gain first-hand knowledge and appreciation of the regional characteristics of these sites as well as specific management issues....