4 record(s) found with the tag "whale" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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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...

North Water Beluga Survey
Principal Investigator: Richard, Pierre
Licenced Year(s): 1993
Summary: The North Water Survey for beluga will involve the use of satellite images to locate open water, and photography to instantly record large numbers of beluga and other marine mammals sighted. Work will be conducted out of Resolute and Pond Inlet, and the survey will take in all areas of open water north of 73'00 latitude. The survey is a result of a recommendation by the 1992 Canada/Greenland Com...

What is a narwhale worth? Forces driving the narwhale hunt in the eastern Canadian Arctic: Their dynamics and management for conservation.
Principal Investigator: Reeves, Randall
Licenced Year(s): 1990
Summary: The purpose of this study is to understand the historical and present-day dynamics of narwhale hunting. In addition, Inuit hunter and government resource managers have a common interest in ensuring that these marine mammals are harvested at sustainable levels and that product markets remain stable. The succuss of this management strategy will be reviewed....

Licence #2606
Principal Investigator: Cubbage, James
Licenced Year(s): 1980
Summary: As part of a species management programto conduct population counts of bowhead whale calves....