276 record(s) found in the location "Aklavik" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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Tracking Change... Local and Traditional Knowledge in Watershed Governance
Principal Investigator: Parlee, Brenda L
Licensed Year(s): 2019 2019 2019 2017 2016
Summary: This licence has been issued for the scientific research application No.4369. Tracking Change: Local and Traditional Knowledge in Watershed Governance is a six-year research program funded by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council and led by the University of Alberta, Mackenzie River Basin Board, and the Government of the Northwest Territories in collaboration with many other value...


ABEKS - Community Based Ecological Monitoring Program
Principal Investigator: Ashthorn, Heather
Licensed Year(s): 2019
Summary: This licence has been issued for the scientific research application No.4585. The objective of this project is to document and assess changing environmental conditions in the range of the porcupine caribou herd and adjacent coastal and marine ecosystems and to share information for co-management. Community based monitors are selected by local Renewable Resource Councils (RRCs) or Hunters and...


Inuvialuit Voices: cultural heritage preservation and access through digital storytelling in digital libraries
Principal Investigator: Shiri, Ali
Licensed Year(s): 2019
Summary: This licence has been issued for the scientific research application No.4547. The overarching objective of this study is to investigate, develop, and evaluate a real-time, audio-recording digital storytelling and commenting user interface for the Inuvialuit Digital Library in the Inuvialuit Settlement Region (ISR) in order to facilitate live capturing of Inuit community input and stories while ...


Encouraging Power Boating Safety for Adults and Children/Youth in the Inuvialuit Settlement Region through Research, Education, and Awareness
Principal Investigator: Giles, Audrey R.
Licensed Year(s): 2019
Summary: This licence has been issued for the scientific research application No.4534. The goal of this project is to better understand boating-related behaviours, attitudes, and levels awareness of boating safety, as well as to increase training and education opportunities, among residents of the Inuvialuit Settlement Region. The research questions are as follows: 1) what are boating behaviours and...


What Good Consultation with Indigenous Peoples Means: Inuvialuit Research Regarding Climate Change, the Mackenzie Valley Pipeline and the Inuvialuit Land Claim Agreement
Principal Investigator: Thom, Brian
Licensed Year(s): 2019
Summary: The methods used will be a mixed method approach consisting of literature review, interviews and focus groups. I will also incorporate Indigenous methodology, based on literature written by Indigenous scholars. At this point, it is unclear what that approach will be, though there is the general understanding that everything is related, and effects others in the interconnectedness of the cycle of...


Community-based monitoring of whitefish in the lower Mackenzie River watershed
Principal Investigator: Hovel, Rachel A
Licensed Year(s): 2019
Summary: The objective of this project is to maintain a community-based monitoring program in the communities of Fort McPherson, Aklavik, and Tsiigehtchic. Data collected in this community-based monitoring program and other previous research has shown that ocean-migrating broad whitefish use the Peel River as spawning habitat, and that these fish also make extensive migrations between rivers in the lowe...


NASA ABoVE Airborne Campaign 2019
Principal Investigator: Miller, Charles E
Licensed Year(s): 2019 2018 2017
Summary: This licence has been issued for the scientific research application No.4499. This airborne field campaign will link studies conducted on the ground with data collected through satellite remote sensing, enabling a deeper understanding of the vulnerability and resilience of these ecosystems, and how people within and beyond this region are responding to change. The ABoVE airborne campaigns can p...


Defining the biothermal envelope of Dolly Varden in the Canadian Western Arctic to inform conservation planning.
Principal Investigator: Mochnacz, Neil
Licensed Year(s): 2019
Summary: The first phase of this field program was implemented in 2018, where approximately twenty loggers were deployed and retrieved. A minimum sample size of seventy is required to build a robust stream temperature model. The research team propose to deploy July 14-15 and retrieve August 29-30 the remaining temperature loggers (n = 50) across the Fish Creek watershed. This data will be used to develop a...


Stories, Objects, Gender and Memories: Using digital media to share Inuvialuit knowledge
Principal Investigator: Goodwin, Rebecca L
Licensed Year(s): 2019
Summary: The main objective of this project is to document stories, memories and knowledge of Inuvialuit Elders centered on the concept of “gender”, or what it means to be an Inuvialuit man, woman or other gendered individual and to share them through the Inuvialuit Living History (ILH) website (www.inuvialuitlivinghistory.ca). The goals for this project are: 1. to document the many ways to be an Inuvi...


Large wood transport in the Mackenzie River Basin
Principal Investigator: Sendrowski, Alicia
Licensed Year(s): 2019
Summary: The objectives of this project are to understand the dynamics of large wood transport in the Mackenzie River and Delta by identifying the locations of wood sources and deposition, and quantifying the amount of wood that reaches the delta and the processes affecting wood transport. Using this knowledge, the research team can make estimates of carbon transport to the Arctic and improve global models...


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