25 record(s) found with the tag "terrestrial ecosystem" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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NTPC Bluefish Hydro Repairs
Principal Investigator: Panayi, Damian
Licenced Year(s): 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010
Summary: The objective of this study is to describe the terrestrial and aquatic environment in the Yellowknife River between Prosperous Lake and Bluefish Lake as per the Fisheries Authorization and the Water Licence. This may include investigating vegetation, water quality, benthic invertebrate populations, and fish. The results will be used to determine the most suitable means of fish habitat compensation...


The cumulative impacts of rapid environmental change in the northwestern NWT: Investigating the impacts of mega-slump disturbances on terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems in the lower Peel watershed, NW
Principal Investigator: Lacelle, Denis
Licenced Year(s): 2013 2012
Summary: This is a multidisciplinary project involving communities, governments and academic researchers. The goals are to : 1) inventory and track broad scale changes in landscape disturbances; 2) determine the impacts of natural and anthropogenic disturbances on the physical and chemical characteristics and ecology of streams and rivers; 3) determine disturbance thresholds relevant to the health of strea...


Examining the impacts of climate change on aquatic and terrestrial ecosystems of the Mackenzie region, NWT
Principal Investigator: Pisaric, Michael FJ
Licenced Year(s): 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009
Summary: Climate change and industrial contaminants are two principal concerns for Arctic residents. The objectives of this research are to examine the impacts of climate and environmental change on freshwater ecosystems in the Inuvik region across a variety of spatial and temporal scales. Specifically, the team is examining the impacts of permafrost degradation and subsequent thaw slumping on freshwater e...


2005 Terrestrial Studies in the Inuvialuit Settlement Region
Principal Investigator: Povey, Andrew
Licenced Year(s): 2005 2004 2003 2002
Summary: The 2005 terrestrial studies in the Inuvialuit Settlement Region (ISR) will include vegetation classification, rare plant surveys, and landform, soil and permafrost investigations. The studies will be conducted by three- or four-person crews supported by helicopter and based in Inuvik. A local assistant will be hired as part of each survey team. Air calls from a helicopter will be used to map ...


2005 Terrestrial Studies in the Gwich’in Settlement Area
Principal Investigator: Povey, Andrew
Licenced Year(s): 2005 2004 2003 2002
Summary: The 2005 terrestrial studies include vegetation mapping, rare plant surveys, rare plant mitigation planning, timber cruising, and landform, soil and permafrost investigations. All of the studies will be conducted by three- or four-person crews supported by helicopter. A local assistant will be included as part of each terrestrial survey team to assist in observing and recording data taken at surve...


Environmental conditions at abandoned drilling mud-sumps in the Kendall Island Bird Sanctuary, Mackenzie Delta Region
Principal Investigator: Kokelj, Steven V
Licenced Year(s): 2006 2005
Summary: Since the 1970's, the oil and gas industry has drilled at least 19 exploratory wells in the Kendall Island Bird Sanctuary (KIBS), but there is a shortage of field data describing environmental conditions at the well-sites and drilling-mud sumps. In Marc...


2004 Terrestrial Studies in the Deh Cho Region
Principal Investigator: Povey, Andrew
Licenced Year(s): 2004 2003 2002
Summary: Imperial Oil Resources Ventures Limited, Aboriginal Pipeline Group, ConocoPhillips Canada (North) Limited, Shell Canada Limited, and ExxonMobil Canada Properties are continuing baseline studies begun in 2001 as part of the Mackenzie Gas Project. Local k...


2004 Terrestrial Studies in the Sahtu Settlement Area
Principal Investigator: Povey, Andrew
Licenced Year(s): 2005 2004 2003 2002
Summary: Imperial Oil Resources Ventures Limited, Aboriginal Pipeline Group, ConocoPhillips Canada (North) Limited, Shell Canada Limited, and ExxonMobil Canada Properties are continuing baseline studies begun in 2001 as part of the Mackenzie Gas Project. This por...


Taltson Hydro Project; Expansion Baseline Studies and Water Effects Monitoring Program
Principal Investigator: Uren, Shane
Licenced Year(s): 2004
Summary: The Expansion Project proposes to supply power to the Snap Lake, Gahcho Kue, Diavik and EKATI mine sites by expanding the existing infrastructure at the facilities on the Taltson River at Twin Gorges and at Nonacho Lake. Studies characterizing baseline e...


De Beers Snap Lake Diamond Project 2004 Site Additional Baseline Data Collection
Principal Investigator: Schryer, Rick P.
Licenced Year(s): 2016 2015 2014 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2002 2001 2000 1999
Summary: The objective of the program is to continue collecting environmental measurements pertaining to aquatic and terrestrial resources. This will be the sixth year of monitoring and baseline data collection. Monitoring will continue throughout the lifetime of...


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