6 record(s) found with the tag "survivability" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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The role of predation in nesting success of black brant and lesser snow geese
Principal Investigator: Armstrong, Terry
Licensed Year(s): 1993 1992 1991
Summary: This ongoing study will involve observing glaucous gulls as they prey on nests of black brant and lesser snow geese. I will attempt to determine why the gulls seem to be more successful when attacking the nests of brant than those of snow geese. I will examine the feeding behaviour of the gulls and the defense behaviour of the geese. I will also examine the nesting success and clutch sizes of b...

Biology, Ecology and Cold Tolerance of Arctic Insects
Principal Investigator: Ring, Richard A.
Licensed Year(s): 1993 1992 1990 1987
Summary: The researcher and his team will collect and identify arctic insects. Such studies should lead to a better understanding of food webs in Arctic ecosystems which are often regarded as fragile but complex, and could prove useful in monitoring more subtle effects on food chains brought about by disruption of the habitat by physical or chemical forces....

Ethnographical and Ethnohistorical Research in the Pelly Bay Region
Principal Investigator: Stewart, Henry
Licensed Year(s): 1992 1990
Summary: The Researchers will collect information pertinent to sub- sistence activities, social organization and present conditions. Data concerning subsistence activities will be collected in the field by observer-participation method for present and interviews of elders at sites of past subsistence activities for the past....

1) How Inuit Built Knowledge: Case Study of the Relocation of Arctic Quebec Inuit to the High Arctic 2) Ethnography of Arctic Science
Principal Investigator: Bielawski, Ellen
Licensed Year(s): 1991
Summary: The Researcher will compare Arctic Science and Inuit Knowledge by conducting an ethnography of Arctic science and a study of how Inuit constructed knowledge when relocated to the High Arctic from Arctic Quebec....

Licence #2327
Principal Investigator: Somers, David E.
Licensed Year(s): 1978
Summary: To investigate the cold hardiness of two high arctic plant species....

Licence #2304
Principal Investigator: Stirling, Ian
Licensed Year(s): 1978
Summary: To conduct aerial surveys of ringed and bearded seals and polar bears to assess these species' ability to recover and the rate of recovery after a marked decline in survival rate during 1974 and 1975....