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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...


Terrestrial geoscience studies of earthquake (seismic) hazard in the Mackenzie-Beaufort area
Principal Investigator: Dallimore, Scott R
Licensed Year(s): 2015 2014
Summary: Industry and regulators require information on seismicity and its effect on engineering structures both at a regional and local scale. The primary source of this information is the National Building Code of Canada’s Seismic Hazard Value map. Ongoing work undertaken as part of the 2015 revision of this map suggests that an increased seismic (earthquake) hazard exists in the Mackenzie-Beaufort area....


Vegetation Dynamics on Shorelines of Mackenzie Delta, N.W.T.
Principal Investigator: Pearce, Cheryl M.
Licensed Year(s): 1987
Summary: To analyze the environmental processes that control plant distribution and succession on shorelines of the Mackenzie Delta. Specific objectives of the research are to examine (1) the colonization and establishment on exposed mudflats and other newly-available sites, (2) the responses of the shoreline plants to fluctuations in the biophysical environment, and (3) the chemical and physical properti...


Licence #5102
Principal Investigator: Streisinger, Erwin
Licensed Year(s): 1985
Summary: Taxonomic plant identification and distribution data of plants in selected locations within an approximately two-mile band along Bellot Strait....


Licence #2176
Principal Investigator: Crane, Robert
Licensed Year(s): 1977
Summary: To conduct a study of fast ice break-up patterns and pack ice movements, and their relationships to the coastal environment....


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