2 record(s) found for principal investigator "Sturm, Matthew" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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Diamonds and Oil from the Tundra:A System Study on the Impact of Changing Seasons on Mining and Oil Exploration
Principal Investigator: Sturm, Matthew
Licensed Year(s): 2010
Summary: Research goal is to understand how changes in the seasons, particularly the shortening of winter, might impact the economics of the North. In Canada the researcher will focus on the impact of ice road seasons on diamond mining. Research activities will mainly be to observe how environmental data are collected in the field, how they are utilized by regulatory agencies to make decisions, and how bu...

Alaska-Canada Barren Lands Traverse
Principal Investigator: Sturm, Matthew
Licensed Year(s): 2007
Summary: The objectives of the Alaska-Canada Barren Lands Traverse is to: learn about changes in the Arctic from historical observations, to observe commercial and infrastructure changes in relation to how they compare and contrast to the impacts of a warming Arctic climate, and to compile baseline measurements of snow cover physical properties for validation of satellite datasets and snow cover chemical p...