Principal Investigator:Dobias, Jacob Licenced Year(s):
The aim of this research project is to analyze and assess the impacts of the valuation of water on water security, sustainable water management and water use in Canada. This research will focus primarily on the Northwest Territories (NWT) of Canada, and local perceptions of water security. The objective is to determine how perceptions of water security affect the establishment of sustainable domes...
Principal Investigator:Gagnon, Graham Licenced Year(s):
The Canadian Water Network (CWN) and Health Canada are interested in examining social, economic, governance and cultural factors affecting the successful implementation and sustainability of measures of improvement to the safety and quality of drinking water in small communities in Canada. To initiate this work, CWN is looking to compile case studies of successful efforts made to improve the safe...
Principal Investigator:Fresque, Jennifer A Licenced Year(s):
The purpose of this research is to investigate the link between place identity and adaptation to environmental change with specific emphasis on water, to develop a holistic picture of how adaptation takes place in Fort Resolution. There are three main objectives:
1. To identify and highlight the extent to which there have been changes in water quality and quantity in the Slave River Delta (SRD) a...
Principal Investigator:Swisher, Sara S Licenced Year(s):2010
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...
Principal Investigator:Swisher, Sara S Licenced Year(s):
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...
Principal Investigator:Thompson, John Licenced Year(s):
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....
Principal Investigator:Melling, Humfrey Licenced Year(s):19961995
The ice measurements are made by untended instruments operating beneath the sea throughout the year. The instruments to be retrieved in March 1994 were positioned in April 1993 and will be recovered by aircraft. The sonars will be re-deployed at the same locations to continue observations for another year. The survey of water properties by a lowered probe to 1500 m depth of the seafloor will be c...