Principal Investigator:Sturm, Matthew Licenced Year(s):
Research goal is to understand how changes in the seasons, particularly the shortening of winter, might impact the economics of the North. In Canada the researcher will focus on the impact of ice road seasons on diamond mining. Research activities will mainly be to observe how environmental data are collected in the field, how they are utilized by regulatory agencies to make decisions, and how bu...
Principal Investigator:Panayi, Damian Licenced Year(s):
Objectives of the surveys will be to document locations of snowmobile travel routes, record snow depth, ice thickness, presence of overflow, and presence of hanging ice and thickness of air pocket if present.
The Deze Energy Corporation is planning to construct the Taltson Expansion Project, which would supply diamond mines with hydroelectricity from the Twin Gorges facility on the Taltson Rive...
Principal Investigator:Callow, Lin Licenced Year(s):
The objective of these trials is to evaluate the performance of Low Ground Pressure Vehicles (LGPV) on frozen tundra without surface preparation. The effects of LGPV passage on soil, permafrost, and vegetation will be monitored and the details of each tr...
Principal Investigator:Beddoes, Colin Licenced Year(s):2000
The objective of this study is to carry out a strategic analysis of the opportunities and constraints facing the Dene in their implementation of eco-cultural tourism. Transportation to and on site will be by automobile. Data collection will be carried out while working under the direction of planning staff at the Dene Cultural Institute (DCI). Data collection will involve non-structured intervi...
Principal Investigator:Chappell, Hayley Licenced Year(s):
The overall goal of the project is to examine the various factors which motivate tourists to select locations Canadian Arctic, such as Inuvik, as a travel destination. The researcher will be interviewing tourists traveling to Inuvik. A questionnaire form and/or a personal interview will be used to ask questions about their visit to the Northwest Territories. All participants will have the objectiv...
Principal Investigator:Pisani, Shane Licenced Year(s):
My research collection will be comprised of both interviews for key stakeholders and surveys amongst all stakeholders in the tourism industry. I am anticipating beginning interviews and surveys in early August and completing the research by mid-September 1998. The interviews and surveys will involve government agencies and nongovernmental organizations (NGO's)- no individual names will be used. T...
Principal Investigator:Collignon, Beatrice M. Licenced Year(s):
To get a better understanding of knowledge transmission and evolution in Inuinnait society, in the field of geography (knowledge related to the land and to location) and to continue a wider research on Inuinnait's geographical knowledge the Inuinnait will be interviewed in the community of Holman. They will be asked about one or two of the following topics: 1) transmission of traveling routes, whi...
Principal Investigator:Lusk, Barry M. Licenced Year(s):
Ships of many types and ships designed for many purposes transmit Canada's SouthernNorthwest Passage. Each of these ships posesa potential danger to the passengers & crews aboard as well as to the environment. The Canadian Hydrographic Service is conducting surveys to produce nautical charts to assist ships to travel safely. Potentially shallow passages will be surveyed to ensure safe navigation c...