117 record(s) found in the location "Kakisa" (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...


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): 2019
Summary: This licence has been issued for the scientific research application No.4572. The objective of this project is to describe different plants and vegetation communities that offer different nutritional value to boreal caribou using both scientific and traditional knowledge language. As well as create a plain-language document that shares information on habitats, vegetation communities, plant sp...


Using the past to inform the future: A paleoecological perspective of the impacts of drought and fire on lakes, permafrost and forests
Principal Investigator: Pisaric, Michael FJ
Licensed Year(s): 2019 2018 2017 2016
Summary: This licence has been issued for the scientific research application No.4564. The objectives of this research are to examine the frequency and severity of past wildfire and drought (drought-like) conditions in the southern Northwest Territories. Specifically, the research team will examine the following questions: 1) how frequent and severe have fires been in the; 2) are fires becoming more fre...


Transitioning of permafrost to wetland and implications for biomass gains and losses
Principal Investigator: Chasmer, Laura E
Licensed Year(s): 2019
Summary: This licence has been issued for the scientific research application No.4527. The objectives are to: 1) Compare the distribution of tree and shrub biomass within accessible areas in the Taiga Shield and Taiga Plains landscapes using lidar remote sensing, and by developing tree and shrub vegetation biomass models from field data; 2) Characterize and compare non fire-disturbed patterns of veget...


On-the-Land monitoring, youth engagement, and knowledge sharing of environmental change
Principal Investigator: Spring, Andrew
Licensed Year(s): 2019
Summary: Research will be conducted through shared on-the-land experiences with researchers and community members as well as focus groups within the communities and/or on-the-land. This includes interactive experiences in traditional knowledge as it arises from “way of life” practices on-the-land, consideration of knowledge and its communication at different scales and from different sources, and science-b...


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...


Interviewing Community Health Workers/Representatives and Key Stakeholders in Northwest Territories
Principal Investigator: Cueva, Katie
Licensed Year(s): 2019
Summary: This project aims to learn about the scope of work, strengths, and areas for improvement of the Community Health Worker (CHW) and Community Health Representative (CHR) programs in the Northwest Territories, Canada. All CHWs and CHRs employed in March-April, 2019 will be invited to participate in interviews, as well as all CHR and CHW managers. Where possible, interviews will be conducted in pe...


The Middle Years Development Instrument
Principal Investigator: Schonert-Reichl, Kimberly
Licensed Year(s): 2019
Summary: The Middle Years Development Instrument (MDI) is a self-report questionnaire that gives students a voice by answering questions about their feelings and experiences both inside and outside of school. The MDI uses a holistic, strengths-based approach to measure five dimensions of child development strongly linked to social and emotional well-being, health, academic achievement and overall success t...


Food systems and community well-being in Kakisa, NT
Principal Investigator: Spring, Andrew
Licensed Year(s): 2019 2018
Summary: The objectives of this research project are to: 1. foster training and knowledge sharing to ensure that traditional foods continue to provide an important component of affordable, sustainable healthy food system for Ka'a'gee Tu First Nation(KTFN); 2. conduct a detailed needs assessment for a food security action plan; 3. increase knowledge and capacity to grow and produce food products while ex...


Measuring the Developmental Health of Children in NWT
Principal Investigator: Janus, Magdalena
Licensed Year(s): 2019 2018
Summary: Annually collected Early Development Instrument (EDI) data provides information to guide decision-making, monitor trends and measure the impacts of changes to programs and services provided for children in the early years. The five domains of early childhood development measured by the EDI are predictive of school outcomes, including academic achievement, and so the data is also used by schools an...


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