200 record(s) found in the location "Tulita" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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Characterization of recent permafrost landslides and ground ice distribution in the central Mackenzie Valley, NWT
Principal Investigator: Froese, Duane G
Licensed Year(s): 2022 2021
Summary: This licence has been issued for the scientific research application No.5318. This work builds on studies over the last several years, including field work in the Mackenzie River valley in 2018 and 2019. The objective of 2021 fieldwork is twofold: 1) characterizing a large suite of retrogressive thaw slumps and thaw-induced landslides in the Redstone, Keele, and Johnson River basins that have i...


Investigating Lead Exposure in the Sahtú region
Principal Investigator: Skinner, Kelly
Licensed Year(s): 2022
Summary: This licence has been issued for the scientific research application No.5204. This project proposes to continue investigating the determinants of lead exposure in humans and to assess health risk in the Sahtú region. This project will provide knowledge on potential strategies to reduce the lead exposures in Dene and Métis communities. The research team propose to: 1) Implement the previously...


Long-term ecological and geomorphological investigations in the alpine tundra of the Mackenzie Mountains, NWT
Principal Investigator: Mamet, Steve D
Licensed Year(s): 2022 2021 2020 2019
Summary: This licence has been issued for the scientific research application No.5282. Objectives of this research project are to determine: 1) the status of permafrost landforms; 2) long-term recovery after abandonment of the CANOL No. 1 project, including oil spills and gravel pits; and, 3) the status of treeline. The research team will be examining the permafrost by thaw depth probing, and automat...


Trails of the Mountain Caribou: Renewing Indigenous Relationships in Conservation
Principal Investigator: Andrew, Leon
Licensed Year(s): 2022 2021 2020
Summary: This licence has been issued for the scientific research application No.5157. The anticipated outcome of the plan and associated research will be a body of evidence supporting the biocultural and socioeconomic significance of the Ni´o Ne? P’e?ne?´ area, a framework for caribou conservation and habitat protection. Furthermore, the program will support establishment of Indigenous-led Guardian and...


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...


A Youth Centered Approach to Understanding Human Flourishing, Local Food System and Nourishing Communities
Principal Investigator: Henry, Carol J
Licensed Year(s): 2022
Summary: This licence has been issued for the scientific research application No.5198. The overall purpose of this study is to mobilize Indigenous youth in advancing connection, understanding, and taking collective action to address flourishing through food systems innovations, and community partnerships, including constraints and opportunities to improve the flourishing and that of the communities. ...


Airborne Electromagmetic Survey to Map Permafrost in the Central Mackenzie Valley
Principal Investigator: Rudolph, David
Licensed Year(s): 2022
Summary: This licence has been issued for the scientific research application No.5240. Within the Central Mackenzie Valley of the Northwest Territories (NWT), discontinuity and rapid change within the regional permafrost is anticipated to be influencing landscape, habitat and ecosystem characteristics along with presenting challenges for the stability of constructed infrastructure. Mapping the nature an...


A Century of Petroleum Extraction at Tłegǫ́hłı̨ (Norman Wells): Indigenous Knowledge for Indigenous Guardianship
Principal Investigator: Andrew, Leon
Licensed Year(s): 2022
Summary: This licence has been issued for the scientific research application No.5049. This project will explore Dene and Me´tis knowledge about the cumulative impacts (CI) of a century of petroleum operations at Norman Wells and downstream, supporting meaningful Indigenous contributions to decisions about closure and reclamation, strengthening Indigenous stewardship roles, and providing education and t...


Dene Béré (Country Foods) Campaign
Principal Investigator: Andrew, Leon
Licensed Year(s): 2022
Summary: This licence has been issued for the scientific research application No.5048. The aim of this project is to support adaptation of Dene be´re´ (Dene be´re´) systems to climate change through a harvesting and sharing program that includes hunters, women and youth. To do so, the research team propose to increase the communication of knowledge on Dene be´re´ and to build a community harvesting pilo...


NWT-wide Community based Water Quality Monitoring
Principal Investigator: Somers, Gila L
Licensed Year(s): 2022
Summary: This licence has been issued for the scientific research application No.4762. Water Quality Monitoring equipment is deployed at over 40 sites across the NWT to address community concerns. Community members were trained to use the following equipment: • Sondes: sit in the water and measure basic water quality parameters every 2 hours for up to 3 months. Analysis undertaken at Environment and...


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