Terrestrial Environment

Project Title Post Datesort descending Summary
Nunavut Permafrost Monitoring Network 02-07-2012

A multi-community project studying the changing conditions of frozen ground to depths of 15 metres.

Pan-Territorial Adaptation Initiatives 02-17-2012

Addressing climate change and identifying approaches for supporting current and future climate change adaptation projects across the Canadian Arctic.

Effects of climate change on carbon exchange dynamics in the Arctic 03-06-2012

A study of the absorption and release of carbon dioxide by the Arctic Ocean.

Instability of coastal landscapes in Arctic communities and regions 03-06-2012

Seasonal changes in the northern landscape, together with extreme weather events, can create instability and hazards, including flooding, landslides, thaw failure and subsidence, coastal ice push, storm surges, and coastal erosion. Our project team is measuring both the drivers of change and the effects of instability in community landscapes at selected sites across the Arctic.

Impacts of climate change for the marine Arctic 03-06-2012

Some implications of climate change for the marine Arctic ecosystem are fairly intuitive. For instance, polar bears and ringed seals are bound to be negatively impacted by the loss of ice that provides the physical platform for their hunting and reproduction. Other consequences are less obvious.

Industrial development and Arctic communities: environmental and social change 03-06-2012

This project will explore the cultural, economic and environmental impacts of mineral exploration and development on four Arctic communities.

ArcticNet Integrated Regional Impact Studies (IRIS) 03-16-2012

ArcticNet brings together scientists and managers with their partners from Inuit organizations, northern communities, federal and provincial agencies and the private sector to study the impacts of climate change in the coastal Canadian Arctic.

A Map and Summary Database of Permafrost Temperatures in Nunavut, Canada 08-12-2013

The Geological Survey of Canada has developed a summary database and map of recent permafrost temperatures for Nunavut Canada.

Climate Change and Health Research: Photovoice Workshop for Youth 12-01-2014

Qaujigiartiit Health Research Centre hosted a 3-day youth photovoice research training workshop from September 26-28, 2014.

Climate Change Adaptation for Nunavut Decision Makers Course 03-27-2015

This course informs government staff of climate change impacts and how to incorporate climate change into deision-making across all government sectors.