6 record(s) found in the location "Yellowknife" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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Mining Compliance Process in Northern Canada
Principal Investigator: Lajoie, Martin
Licensed Year(s): 2013
Summary: The objective is to examine compliance processes for mining regulation in the North and identify ways in which they can potentially be improved. The research team are six members of an Action Canada Task Force team, coming from various professions and backgrounds across Canada, interested in making a positive contribution to the policy theme: “Applying lessons from Canadian history in the developm...


Determination of PBDEs in Canadian North Landfill Leachate and Soils
Principal Investigator: Danon-Schaffer, Monica N
Licensed Year(s): 2006
Summary: Given the threats of polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs) and their widespread appearance in marine mammals and far northern communities, identifying the sources of these compounds and of various PBDE congeners in air, water and soil are of utmost importance. Potential ecological and human health risks, and increasing concentrations of PBDEs in the environment require early implementation of con...


Indigenous Knowledge and Environmental Impact Assessment in the Northwest Territories
Principal Investigator: Christensen, Julia B
Licensed Year(s): 2004
Summary: This graduate research focuses on the application of Traditional Knowledge in environmental impact assessment in the NWT, with a specific focus on the Mackenzie Valley, and will identify the ways in which this application is linked to political, social,...


Converging Ecological Currents: A First Nations Ecovisitor Strategy
Principal Investigator: Beddoes, Colin
Licensed Year(s): 2000 1999
Summary: This study will assist Gameti First Nation in preparing a tourism action plan and an analysis of the opportunities and constraints that are faced in the implementation of ecocultural tourism. Transportation to and on site will be by air. Data collection will be carried out while working under the direction of a consultant. Data collection will involve non-structured interviews and may involve ...


Development in the Coppermine River basin and Cumulative Effects Monitoring
Principal Investigator: Whitney, Candace
Licensed Year(s): 2000
Summary: The Coppermine River basin has significant mineral resources including diamonds as well as base and precious metals. In the early 1990s, the Slave Geological Province experienced a dramatic increase in mining activity when diamonds were discovered in the middle of the West Kitikmeot/Slave area at Lac de Gras. Northern ecological systems are particularly at risk to impacts of mining and other land...


Studies on the past, present and future ecological impact on Canadian northern boreal forest and arctic ecosystems due to mining activities, shown at the Great Slave Lake area, Northwest Territories, Canada
Principal Investigator: Steinecke, Karin
Licensed Year(s): 1998 1997
Summary: The project will focus on understanding, analyzing and evaluating the reactions of the northern boreal forest ecosystems in the Great Slave Lake region due to man made stress of mining, settlement and connecting activities. The project will try to develop some general conclusions, statements and model systems. The research team (2 persons) will come from Europe to Yellowknife by plane. The base wi...


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