33 record(s) found with the tag "wildlife" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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Toxic Effects of Chronic Arsenicosis in Muskrats and Squirrels from Yellowknife
Principal Investigator: Amuno, Solomon A
Licenced Year(s): 2017
Summary: The objectives of this research project are to: 1. investigate the effects of chronic arsenic exposure on reproductive parameters, specifically seminal and hormonal parameters including testicular pathology and os penis (baculum) morphology of small mammals (muskrats and squirrels) inhabiting the vicinity of the Yellowknife area, near the Giant mine, and in a reference location approximately 30-8...

Oxidative Stress, DNA Damage and Bone Metabolism Disruption in Small Mammal Populations Exposed to Arsenic and Heavy Metals in Yellowknife, NWT: A Preliminary Study
Principal Investigator: Amuno, Solomon A
Licenced Year(s): 2016
Summary: The first objective of this preliminary study is to monitor in selected small mammal population, specifically the snowshoe hare population the effects of metal exposure on oxidative stress parameters as well as metalothionenin gene expression and genotoxicity (DNA damage and mutation induction). The second is to monitor effect of metal exposure on bone microstructure alterations, including biomark...

Grizzly Bear Research
Principal Investigator: Clarkson, Peter
Licenced Year(s): 1993
Summary: The researcher will conduct surveys to determine bear population estimates as well as sex and age distributions for the grizzly bear population in the Brock and Hornaday Rivers area. Licence issued for use of Inuvik Research Centre....

Avifaunal Survey of the James Bay Islands
Principal Investigator: Tymstra, Robert
Licenced Year(s): 1993
Summary: This long-term study documents the types of birds found on the major islands in James Bay. Sightings of mammals, amphibians and butterflies will also be recorded. Sampling methods include point counts, line transects and direct counts....

Speciation and Historical Biogeography of Collared Lemmings in North America
Principal Investigator: Eger, Judith
Licenced Year(s): 1991
Summary: The investigators will study the chromosomal and genetic variation in collared lemmings to assess the effect of isolation of different populations in glacial refugia. They will compare this species with the brown lemming....

Assessment of Reindeer Ranger on the Belcher Islands
Principal Investigator: Henry, Gregory
Licenced Year(s): 1991 1990
Summary: The Researcher and his team will assist the community of Sanikiluaq and the local Hunters and Trappers Association who are concerned about managing the reindeer herd for sustained meat production. In 1978 60 reindeer were introduced on the Belcher Islands and the herd has grown to approximately 530 in 1990....

Licence #2578
Principal Investigator: Speller, Don
Licenced Year(s): 1980
Summary: To undertake an environmental field program which will include bird, fish, small and large mammals, plants, meteorology and hydrology studies....

Licence #2450
Principal Investigator: Ouellet, Henri
Licenced Year(s): 1979
Summary: To conduct distribution and population studies of birds, land mammals and fish. Studies of the habitat of various species will be conducted. Banding of birds will also be undertaken....

Licence #2126
Principal Investigator: Gauthier, Maureen
Licenced Year(s): 1977
Summary: To determine the factors which influence the abundance of Arctic hare....

Licence #2116
Principal Investigator: Thomas, Don
Licenced Year(s): 1977
Summary: To collect data on late winter habitats and diets of carioub on the Boothia Peninsula for pipeline assessments; to determine how long productivity rates can remain at low levels on Melville and Prince Patrick Islands; to examine growth indices of arctic willow and their relationship to past productivity of caribou; to make management of insular and near insular populations of caribou easier and mo...