355 record(s) found in the location "Tuktoyaktuk" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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Characterization of permafrost cores from the Inuvik-Tuktoyaktuk Corridor, NWT, Canada
Principal Investigator: Alvarez, Alejandro
Licensed Year(s): 2020
Summary: This licence has been issued for the scientific research application No.4610. The objectives of this study are to: 1) evaluate the geologic setting including geochemistry, and radiocarbon ages to establish a regional history of the area; 2) investigate the geologic setting of multiple buried ice bodies; and 3) develop a geologic map along the southern Inuvik-Tuktoyaktuk Highway (ITH) highlighti...


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...


Using Novel Technology to Survey Methane Emissions in the Mackenzie Delta
Principal Investigator: Risk, Dave
Licensed Year(s): 2019
Summary: The research team will use the newly develop ExACT (Emissions Attribution via Computational Techniques) system, a completely novel and innovative approach to survey gas emissions from natural and manmade sources. ExACT consists of computer algorithms applied to geo-located multi-gas data collected during vehicle-based surveys. Data collection involves a combination of multi-gas analyzers, targetin...


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...


DigitalNWT
Principal Investigator: McMahon, Rob
Licensed Year(s): 2019
Summary: The goal of this project is to conduct surveys on digital technology development, adoption and use through the NWT. The focus is on community development and digital literacy in the context of the Indigenous and Northern residents of the NWT. The research team will collect research data through surveys, key informant interviews and focus groups. The first phase of this project focuses on resear...


The End of the Road: an Ethnographic Account of Tourism down the Inuvik-Tuktoyaktuk Highway
Principal Investigator: Lamontagne-Cumiford, Mathieu
Licensed Year(s): 2019
Summary: With the CBC reporting that close to five-thousand tourists made the journey to Tuktoyaktuk by the newly completed highway during the first summer after its opening (Last, CBC, Nov 15th, 2018), an exciting moment for tourism is presenting itself for Western Arctic communities. With such enthusiasm from tourists in the first season of accessibility, this project asks: who makes the journey down the...


Co-creating Inuvialuit Living History Through Visual Documentary Production
Principal Investigator: Hodgetts, Lisa M
Licensed Year(s): 2019
Summary: The Principle Investigator (PI) will work with Inuvialuit elders, knowledge holders and youth to develop a visual documentary project highlighting Inuvialuit perspectives on their history and heritage that blends photo, video, audio and graphic design. General research questions revolve around: 1) How can archaeologists foster the transfer of knowledge about traditional Inuvialuit activities, t...


Foundations for Student Persistence and Success in Inuit Nunangat
Principal Investigator: O'Gorman, Melanie
Licensed Year(s): 2019 2017
Summary: This project aims to address two questions: 1. What is contributing to Inuit students’ persistence in school, particularly at grade transitions? 2. How is the achievement of Inuit students being assessed? The objectives of this research are to answer these questions by gathering knowledge through case studies, data analysis and narrative sharing, and to disseminate such knowledge to educators a...


Permafrost monitoring and collection of baseline terrain information in the Mackenzie Valley Corridor, NWT
Principal Investigator: Smith, Sharon S
Licensed Year(s): 2019
Summary: The objectives of this project are: 1) to provide baseline knowledge of permafrost and terrain conditions (specifically ground temperature and active layer thickness) and improve characterization of terrain sensitivity in the Mackenzie Valley; 2) to monitor ground temperature and active layer to detect changes in permafrost conditions resulting from surface disturbance or climate change and to ...


Nunataryuk - Permafrost thaw and the changing Arctic coast, science for socioeconomic adaptation - Social Science Components
Principal Investigator: Gartler, Susanna
Licensed Year(s): 2019
Summary: This project is part of a larger study called “Nunataryuk - Permafrost thaw and the changing Arctic coast, science for socioeconomic adaptation”, which is unique as it uses a circumpolar approach, assessing the impact of permafrost thaw in five Arctic communities in Canada, Greenland, Svalbard and Russia. The main objectives are to identify the impact of permafrost thaw on subsistence harvesti...


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