34 record(s) found with the tag "traditional knowledge" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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Landscape Change on Banks Island.
Principal Investigator: Lantz, Trevor C.
Licenced Year(s): 2016 2015
Summary: The objectives of this research project are: 1) To use remote sensing to document the rate and extent of landscape change on Banks Island; 2) To examine the effects of tundra disturbances using detailed field investigations; and 3) Use participatory mapping and interviews to document Inuvialuit Knowledge of Landscape Change on Banks Island. In this project the research team are using remot...


Satellite Monitoring for Assessing Resource Development’s Impact on Bathurst Caribou (SMART)
Principal Investigator: Chen, Wenjun
Licenced Year(s): 2015
Summary: We have two specific objectives over the next three years: 1) to improve the understanding of the mechanisms responsible for the zone of influence (ZOI) from resource development disturbed areas in the Bathurst caribou habitat, and their relationships with caribou habitat use and productivity, by integrating traditional knowledge, field surveys, and remote sensing technology; and, 2) to investig...


Great Bear River Environmental and Traditional Knowledge Baseline Program
Principal Investigator: Lennie-Misgeld, Peter
Licenced Year(s): 2011 2010
Summary: The main objective of the program is to collect fisheries and environmental baseline information to better understand the environmental characteristics of the Great Bear River and to support potential future development of hydropower on the Great Bear River. The program is not being conducted to support a specific project as there are no hydropower projects planned for the Great Bear River at thi...


Climate Change Impacts on Canadian Arctic Tundra Ecosystems – North Slave Métis Community Traditional Knowledge Study
Principal Investigator: Grieve, Sheryl
Licenced Year(s): 2010 2009 2008 2007
Summary: This project is part of a larger IPY study, Climate Change Impacts on Canadian Arctic Tundra Ecosystems (CiCAT), looking at the effect of climate change on arctic tundra ecosystems. For this project, Metis traditional knowledge on vegetation and terrain changes in the North Slave region will be collected. The goal of this study is to connect and meld scientific studies with knowledge from people ...


MGM Energy Corp. Summer Field Assessment and Advance Barging and Staging Project: 2008-2011
Principal Investigator: Miller, Glenn D
Licenced Year(s): 2008
Summary: The objective of this research is to identify and document valued vegetation components in the vicinity of proposed winter activities. Each selected site will be assessed for important vegetation components, such as the potential for: rare plants and vegetation communities. The research will include photo documentation and visual observations to characterize each site for vegetation features. Inf...


Impacts of Oil and Gas Activity on the Peoples in the Arctic Using a Multiple Securities Perspective
Principal Investigator: Elliott, Milissa A
Licenced Year(s): 2008
Summary: This project seeks to identify and measure specific characteristics of plants to determine the current baseline conditions of the vegetation, collect grass samples to test for different species of fungi and integrate traditional knowledge of environmental systems with current biological sampling. Transects (a long straight line) will be measured out from the edge of a road to about 1 km away fr...


Contaminants in Medicinal Plants: Labrador Tea
Principal Investigator: Katz, Sharon
Licenced Year(s): 2007
Summary: The objectives of this project are to determine the levels of lead (Pb), zinc (Zn), iron (Fe) and copper (Cu) in edible plants in the area between Pine Point, a site of a closed Pb/Zn mine, and Fort Resolution; to determine the levels of lead (Pb), zinc (Zn) and iron (Fe) and copper (Cu) in edible plants along the railroad track between Pine Point and Hay River; to use data collected on an interce...


Fort Resolution Traditional Knowledge Survey for the Pine Point Pilot Project
Principal Investigator: Swisher, Sara S
Licenced Year(s): 2010 2006
Summary: The purpose of this study is to obtain traditional knowledge from Fort Resolution aboriginal residents, focussing on individuals aged 45 years or older. The information will be used for planning, and incorporated into the Developer’s Assessment Report (DAR) as required by the Mackenzie Valley Environmental Impact Review Board's (MVEIRB) Environmental Assessment Process. Interviews will be ut...


Hay River Metis Traditional Knowledge Survey for the Pine Point Pilot Project
Principal Investigator: Swisher, Sara S
Licenced Year(s): 2006
Summary: The purpose of this study is to obtain traditional knowledge from Hay River Metis aboriginal residents focussing on individuals aged 45 years or older. The information will be used for planning, and incorporated into the Developer’s assessment Report (DAR) as required by the Mackenzie Valley Environmental Impact Review Board’s (MVEIRB) Environmental Assessment Process. Interviews will be utiliz...


2006 Traditional Knowledge Study in Fort Good Hope
Principal Investigator: Martin, Sandy D
Licenced Year(s): 2006
Summary: The study marks a continuation of Traditional Knowledge work initiated, as part of the Mackenzie Gas Project, with the community of Fort Good Hope in 2003. Local knowledge and technical/scientific research, in combination with a synthesis of existing technical information, is being used to develop a suitable knowledge base for planning, assessment of impacts and development of environmental protec...


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