235 record(s) found in the location "Hay River" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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Identifying habitats that influence body condition and fitness of adult female caribou in the southern Northwest Territories [traditional knowledge component
Principal Investigator: Kelly, Allicia
Licensed Year(s): 2022 2020 2019
Summary: This licence has been issued for the scientific research application No.5351. The objectives of this project are to describe different plants and vegetation communities that offer different nutritional value to boreal caribou using both scientific language and traditional knowledge. The research team plan to create a plain-language document(s) that shares information on habitats, vegetation com...


Wetland status, change, and seasonal inundation dynamics for assessing the vulnerability of waterfowl habitat within the ABoVE study domain
Principal Investigator: French, Nancy H
Licensed Year(s): 2022 2020 2019
Summary: This licence has been issued for the scientific research application No.5205. The main project goal is to characterize changes in waterfowl habitat using remote sensing approaches developed during prior NASA ABoVE research campaigns. The first objective is to create wetland type and surface inundation products (maps) for the ABoVE boreal region. The second objective is to assess the efficacy of...


Understanding the Interactions between Wildfire Disturbance, Landscape Hydrology and Post-Fire Recovery in Boreal-Taiga Ecosystems
Principal Investigator: Bourgeau-Chavez, Laura L.
Licensed Year(s): 2022
Summary: This licence has been issued for the scientific research application No.4940. The overall goal of the proposed research is to improve understanding of the controls and impacts of a changing climate on the vulnerability and resiliency of boreal-taiga ecosystems to wildfire. This is being addressed through field sampling and process-based ecological and hydrological modeling of the 2014-2016 wild...


Co-Developing a Two-Eyed Seeing Approach to Archaeology Education
Principal Investigator: Woldum, Kaylee
Licensed Year(s): 2022
Summary: This licence has been issued for the scientific research application No.5268. This project examines how implementing Indigenous pedagogies in the archaeology programming of the Tundra Science and Culture Camp (TSCC) impacts the experiences of Indigenous and non-Indigenous participants and leaders. Previously, the scientific programs of the camp have taken up more time and been kept distinct fro...


Climate and human-mediated range shifts of plants in the NWT, Canada, and impacts to native plant and soil communities
Principal Investigator: Singer, Claire L
Licensed Year(s): 2022 2021
Summary: This licence has been issued for the scientific research application No.5272. The proposed research aims to measure the extent of non-native plant spread into natural areas in the NWT, assess the impact of this spread to native plant and soil communities, and assess the risk of invasion from plants in neighbouring jurisdictions. Sampling plots at increasing distances from the roadside or ri...


Understanding A Woman's Journey to give Birth: A Community Engagement Photovoice Project
Principal Investigator: Cruz, Sheila
Licensed Year(s): 2022
Summary: This licence has been issued for the scientific research application No.5292. The aim is to understand what the escort policy means to the pregnant women and the escorts and what impacts it has on the overall birthing experience. The objectives of this study are: 1) To understand the relationship of the escort to the pregnant woman and the rationale for escort choice when travelling to give bir...


NTPC Little Buffalo and Slave River Walleye Habitat Study
Principal Investigator: Miller, Matthew
Licensed Year(s): 2022
Summary: This licence has been issued for the scientific research application No.5199. The objectives of the study will be to identify the locations and fish habitat where Walleye spawn on the Little Buffalo and Slave Rivers to determine the timing period for migration and spawning in these areas. The Study would involve fisheries technical experts, academics, and local groups (e.g. Aboriginal Aquatic R...


Sources and fate of microplastics in Great Slave Lake
Principal Investigator: Bourdages, Madelaine
Licensed Year(s): 2022 2021
Summary: This licence has been issued for the scientific research application No.5224. The first objective of this project is to quantify microplastic concentration and composition in water, sediment, zooplankton, and air around Great Slave Lake. The second objective of this project is to examine if microplastic concentrations are greater near communities than the open water of Great Slave Lake. The thi...


Geothermal potential of the Southern Mackenzie Region
Principal Investigator: Raymond, Jasmin
Licensed Year(s): 2021
Summary: This licence has been issued for the scientific research application No.4958. The research proposed in this application aims to reduce the consumption of petroleum products used for heating. Indeed, the objective of the proposed project is to develop resources and advance the maturity of technologies associated with the direct use of geothermal energy in Canada. What is targeted is the direct u...


Environmental Assessment for the Pine Point Mine
Principal Investigator: Mason, Kristine
Licensed Year(s): 2021
Summary: This licence has been issued for the scientific research application No.4731. To document existing environmental conditions at Pine Point to support upcoming development applications. Hydrology studies include the measurement of selected lake inflow and outflow and stream profile through field surveys, and installation of data loggers to continually monitor lake levels through the open-water...


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