|Project Title||Post Date||Summary|
|A Summary of MethylMercury and Climate Change Research in Nunavut||06-27-2016||
Mercury (Hg) is a toxic heavy metal that changes into various chemical forms through geochemical processes. It is an element that occurs naturally in the environment but with industrialization, humans have altered its cycle by adding more mercury in the water, air, and soil.
|Apex River Project||05-12-2015||
Water sources and change for the Apex River, Iqaluit: We started this research project studying the Apex River in 2013 to determine how the river h
|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.
|Building Capacity to Monitor the Risk of Climate Change on Water Quality and Human Health: A Two Year Journey Expanding Community-Based Leadership in Pond Inlet||01-06-2016||
A community project in Pond Inlet. We are a group of 3 young Mittimatalirmiut and we wish to research water quality and develop more skills in research! Access to healthy water is of paramount importance for Mittimatalirmiut. Water is important to keep us alive, sturdy and healthy; and bad water can be harmful for our people- our beloved elders, youth and infants. Water also an important cultural value to our people since many of us are going out on the land in order to provide our family with fresh water, just as our elders used to and they proudly taught us.
|Cape Bounty Arctic Watershed Observatory (CBAWO), Melville Island||03-06-2012||
To determine the impacts of climate change on terrestrial ecosystems and freshwater quality and availability in the High Arctic, we created a water-shed and landscape ecosystem observation network.
|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.
|Glacier Monitoring and Assessment, Penny Ice Cap, Nunavut||09-16-2015||
In order to better understand past and future changes of glaciers in the southern Canadian Arctic, the Geological Survey of Canada, Parks Canada and University of Ottawa have been studying Penny Ice Cap on southern Baffin Island since 2007
|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.
Metal loading and retention in Arctic tundra lakes during spring runoff
|The People, Animals, Water and Sustenance Program||07-28-2016||
The People, Animals, Water, and Sustenance (PAWS) Project is interested in gaining a better understanding of the relationships Iqaluit Inuit have with dogs, water, and food. Currently there are gaps in our understanding of the interactions between dogs, water, and food in a Northern context. In-depth interviews on these topics coupled with sampling of dog feces, water, and clams will help us understand how these relationships interact together and how these relationships may be changing.