7 record(s) found with the tag "arctic region" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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Pan-Arctic Climate, Weather and Sea Ice Measurements
Principal Investigator: Herber, Andreas
Licensed Year(s): 2011 2009
Summary: The main aim of these weather and air quality studies is to improve the understanding of the processes in the Arctic atmosphere and to use these measurements to improve the performance of regional and global climate models of the Arctic. The aim of the sea ice studies is to obtain a snapshot of ice thickness in a vast region of the Arctic, and to create an inventory of Arctic sea ice volume. ...

Canadian Arctic Plants: Systematics, Evolution and Floristics
Principal Investigator: Gillespie, Lynn J.
Licensed Year(s): 2003 2000
Summary: This research will study variation among arctic plants (bluegrasses, alkali grasses, arctic poppies, arctic mustards) to better define species so that arctic plants may be more easily identified, and to better understand the origin and evolutionary relat...

Water Quality Assessment and Climate History of Selected Ponds and Streams on Melville Island
Principal Investigator: Douglas, Marianne
Licensed Year(s): 2002 2000 1999
Summary: The overall goal of the research is to more fully understand the present-day water quality of arctic lakes and ponds, and to attempt to determine if the water quality of these sites are changing as a result of, for example, recent climatic change or othe...

Snowchange: Indigenous Observations of Climate Change across the Circumpolar North
Principal Investigator: Salomons, Michael
Licensed Year(s): 2002
Summary: In order to be certain that participating communities are clear as to the use and content of contributed material to be used in the project book and web-site, project staff will verify summarized data with all participating communities. A local elder will be hired to assist with travel to communities (planning, logistics, translation and accompaniment where possible). Community visits will be time...

Inuit observations on climate change
Principal Investigator: Ford, Neil
Licensed Year(s): 2000 1999
Summary: The project team will work in partnership with people from the community of Sachs Harbour NT, on Banks Island, especially those whose livelihoods are based on the land. Team members will use participatory workshop methodologies and semi-structured interviews to ensure that the results of the project accurately reflect Inuvialuit viewpoints, observations and traditions. The project will begin with ...

An investigation of tourist motivations for traveling to Arctic Canada
Principal Investigator: Chappell, Hayley
Licensed Year(s): 1999
Summary: The overall goal of the project is to examine the various factors which motivate tourists to select locations Canadian Arctic, such as Inuvik, as a travel destination. The researcher will be interviewing tourists traveling to Inuvik. A questionnaire form and/or a personal interview will be used to ask questions about their visit to the Northwest Territories. All participants will have the objectiv...

Crafting Culture: Women's Work in the Canadian Arctic
Principal Investigator: Driscoll Engelstad, Bernadette
Licensed Year(s): 1996
Summary: Data is collected through interviews. Topics include sewing activitiy; clothing production for family use and/or sale; history of clothing change; fur preparation and household hunting activity; graphic art production; craft production; household income and disbursement; domestic responsibilities; community employment statistics and opportunities; current interest in sewing, clothing production b...