13 record(s) found with the tag "wildlife migration" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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Investigation of changes to the Porcupine Caribou Migration Route
Principal Investigator: Charlie, Bella D
Licensed Year(s): 2015
Summary: The objective is to study the changes to the Porcupine Caribou migration route and the effects of increased hunting using the Dempster Highway (located in the NT and YT). The Principal Investigator will video record interviews with Elders and traditional harvesters in Fort McPherson. Interviewees will be ask about how their hunting skills, locations and methods have changed over the past 30 yea...

Denesoline Traditional Knowledge of Landscape-Caribou Movement Interactions with Lutsel K'e Dene First Nation
Principal Investigator: Jansen, Kelsey L
Licensed Year(s): 2012
Summary: Ths research project is being carried out under the direction of the Wildlife, Lands and Environment Committee (WLEC) in Lutsel K’e and in collaboration with a community research assistant. The objectives of this research project are to: (1) collect and analyze traditional knowledge and ecological data of landscape-caribou interactions; (2) develop a set of community-based indicators to assi...

Caribou Habitat Project and Placenames Habitat Project
Principal Investigator: Legat, Allice
Licensed Year(s): 1997
Summary: Researchers will interview elders throughout the Dogrib region. Interviews will be taped, translated and transcribed. Data is collected using the participatory action research (PAR) method which ensures Dogrib ownership and direction of the project and provides researchers with research skills. Researchers are being trained in GIS/database installation. The project is being conducted under the ...

Baffin Bowhead Monitoring Station, Igalirtuuq.
Principal Investigator: Finley, K.J.
Licensed Year(s): 1994 1993 1992
Summary: The study will be conducted from the permanent station on Nipple Hill at Nuvuktiapik. Surveyor instruments will be used to document whale numbers and their feeding behavior in Aqvik and Kater Valleys. The research team will attach as many as four radio tags in order to learn more about the feeding behavior and depth that the whales are feeding at. The team will also photograph the whales and us...

Abundance and Distribution of Bowhead Whales in Foxe Basin
Principal Investigator: Cosens, Sue
Licensed Year(s): 1994
Summary: The researcher will make daily flights from Igloolik to look for bowheads. The researcher will estimate the relative abundance, assess stock status and describe the spring distribution and movements of the bowheads in Foxe Basin. The researcher will also locate a study site where a hydrophone array could be set up to count migrating bowheads in future years....

Migration, Ecophysiology and Energetics of Shorebirds at Alert, Ellesmere Island
Principal Investigator: Morrison, R.I.G.
Licensed Year(s): 1992 1991 1990
Summary: Work by Dr. Morrison at Alert in the mid 1970's established the Knots and Turnstones breeding on northern Ellesmere Island migrate to wintering grounds on the European seaboard. Most migrate via staging areas in Iceland, though some of the population reaches Ellesmere via Norway. The internationally coordinated research program carried out over the last six years to study the migration, ecophysiol...

Monitoring Movements and Dive Habits of Bowhead Whales Through Satellite Monitoried Radio Tags
Principal Investigator: Mate, Bruce R.
Licensed Year(s): 1992 1991
Summary: The Researchers will once again attempt to tag 12 bowhead whales. They will study how the whales move about during the feeding season and where and when they migrate west out of the Beaufort Sea. They will determine whether the migratory routes or timing vary between different kinds of animals and will determine the dive habits of the tagged animals....

Licence #2553
Principal Investigator: Stewart, Robert E.A.
Licensed Year(s): 1980
Summary: To obtain jaws from seals (Inuit hunt kill) to determine basic information on migration, distribution, and age frequencies in the hunter catch; to collect tissue samples and note behavioural and reproduction observations....

Licence #2431
Principal Investigator: Miller, F.L.
Licensed Year(s): 1979
Summary: To survey and study the springtime movements of Peary caribou caused by the freezing of snow meltwater to the ground....

Licence #2387
Principal Investigator: Nutter, D.E.
Licensed Year(s): 1978
Summary: To monitor migration patterns of the Kaminuriak caribou herd....