181 record(s) found in the location "Tsiigehtchic" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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Where on Earth is fire-derived carbon stored?
Principal Investigator: Abiven, Samuel
Licensed Year(s): 2019
Summary: The objective is to measure the age and stock of organic carbon derived from wildfires (fire-derived carbon) in the Mackenzie River region, and examine long- and short-term processes controlling the size and distribution of fire-derived carbon stocks in soils. The research team will measure fire-derived carbon stocks in soils and determine its age (radiocarbon dating) at four different location...


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...


Exploring Repatriation and its Effects
Principal Investigator: Meloche, Chelsea H
Licensed Year(s): 2019
Summary: The dissertation project seeks to explore the effects of repatriation from the perspective of receiving communities and, more generally, consider the roles of repatriation for reconciliation efforts in Canada. I have four main objectives for this project: 1) to understand how the meaning and processes of repatriation change across different jurisdictions; 2) to identify any social, cultural, econo...


Ferry Landing Impacts on the Peel and Mackenzie Rivers: Traditional Knowledge Study and Fishery Survey
Principal Investigator: Latta, Alex
Licensed Year(s): 2019
Summary: The objectives are to collect Traditional Knowledge (TK) and fish harvest data from each community, and ensure that each community is involved in interpreting the data collected. TK will be sought in relation to the historical use of the fishery resource, observed changes in fish abundance and health over time, observed changes in the river associated with the construction of the ferry landings, a...


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...


The State Of Northwest Territories Country Food Systems: Planning For Long- Term Sustainability
Principal Investigator: Fresque-Baxter, Jennifer
Licensed Year(s): 2019 2018
Summary: The Aurora Research Institute (ARI) and Government of the Northwest Territories Department of Environment and Natural Resources (ENR) have joined with research partners in communities, Canadian universities, and throughout the NWT, including the Gwich’in Tribal Council (GTC), to conduct research on the state of country food systems in the Northwest Territories (NWT). Jessica Dutton (ARI) and Jenni...


Using Inuvialuit and Gwich'in observations to monitor environmental change in the Beaufort Delta Region
Principal Investigator: Lantz, Trevor C.
Licensed Year(s): 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011
Summary: The core objective of this research is to work with Inuvialuit and Gwich’in experts to document and share local observations of environmental conditions. Over time this will build a record of observations, against which future changes can be compared. To document local observations this research will employ methods including participatory photo-mapping, participatory-video, web-based mapping, phot...


Tsiigehtchic Community-Based Emergency Care Program Evaluation
Principal Investigator: Ritchie, Stephen D
Licensed Year(s): 2019
Summary: The purpose of this evaluation is to evaluate this course to determine how well it meets the needs of the community members who take the course as participants as well as to establish a baseline of community and individual efficacy. The research team have the following six evaluation questions: 1) How satisfied are the participants with the course? 2) How confident and willing are particip...


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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