Community Research Projects
|Project Title||Project Categories||Post Date||Summary|
|Nunavut Climate Change Partnership||Food Security, Heritage, IQ, Resource Development, Security & Safety, Terrestrial Environment, Traditional Activities||05-27-2016||
The Nunavut Climate Change Partnership (NCCP) was a collaborative partnership between the Government of Nunavut, Aboriginal Affairs and Northern De
|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||Aquatic Environment, Health & Disease, Watershed||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.
|Portraits of Resilience: Many Strong Voices||Food Security, Heritage, IQ, Temperature, Traditional Activities, Weather & Precipitation||01-04-2016||
Many Strong Voices is an organization that visited the community of Pangnirtung and did a community based Photo Voice type project with the Youth.
|Inuit women and environmental change: examining experiences and adaptations in Iqaluit, Nunavut||Food Security, Health & Disease, IQ, Traditional Activities||12-17-2015||
This is an updated summary of the previous project posted on December 2, 2014
To see that summary visit http://climatechangenunavut.ca/en/project/inuit-women-and-environmental-...
|Water, mud, and bubbles: Impacts of permafrost degradation on greenhouse gas emissions from Arctic ponds and lakes||Aquatic Environment, Permafrost||12-14-2015||
Carbon cycle dynamics in response to permafrost degradation is a ‘hot topic’ in northern research.
|Irregular flow of surge-type glaciers||Landscape, Sea Ice & Ice||11-16-2015||
Project title: Irregular flow of surge-type glaciers
|Assessing Berries to Monitor Ecological Change: a collaboration with Nunavut Arctic College's Environmental Technology Program||Landscape, Permafrost, Plants, Terrestrial Environment, Traditional Activities, Weather & Precipitation||10-20-2015||
Students of ETP have been contributing to a multidisciplinary study looking at vegetation response in a warming Arctic context, with a focus on ber
|The response of White Glacier to Arctic Warming over the past 55 years||Landscape, Sea Ice & Ice, Weather & Precipitation||09-21-2015||
White Glacier is a 14 km long alpine glacier located on Axel Heiberg Island in the northwest part of Nunavut.
|Indigenous Health Adaptation to Climate Change (IHACC)||Health & Disease||09-16-2015||
IHACC is a multi-year, trans-disciplinary, community-based initiative working with remote Indigenous populations in the Peruvian Amazon, Canadian A
|Foodborne and Waterborne Disease Mitigation: Community-based Surveillance for Environmental Health||Health & Disease||09-16-2015||
Recent research uncovered the highest rates of self-reported enteric illness (i.e., diarrhea and vomiting) reported in the world to be in Iqaluit,