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Polar Continental Shelf Program Projects

The Polar Continental Shelf Program (PCSP) has suspended logistics services for the remainder of the 2020 Arctic field season.

The PCSP facility in Resolute, Nunavut, remains closed until further notice.

PCSP-supported projects in 2019

The following listing is organized alphabetically by primary investigator last name and by province and territory.

*Projects with field site locations in multiple territories and/or provinces are listed under each applicable region and marked with an asterisk.

Note: Project information may be subject to change. Contact the PCSP for more information:
Telephone : 613-998-8145 
Email: NRCan.PCSP-PPCP.RNCan@Canada.ca

Alberta

Primary Investigator Institution Project Title Study Location(s)
Roland Hall University of Waterloo Paleolimnological studies to distinguish the roles of river regulation and climate change on persistent low water levels in the Peace-Athabasca Delta  Fort Chipewyan, Alberta
Brent Wolfe Wilfrid Laurier University A foundation for aquatic ecosystem monitoring of lakes in the Peace-Athabasca Delta Fort Chipewyan, Alberta 

British Columbia

Primary Investigator Institution Project Title Study Location(s)
Dan Shugar University of Calgary Prospecting for a buried paleo-channel, Tweedsmuir Glacier, northern British Columbia Tweedsmuir Glacier, British Columbia

Manitoba

Primary Investigator Institution Project Title Study Location(s)
Andrew Derocher University of Alberta On ice ecology of polar bears in Hudson Bay Churchill, Manitoba
Melissa Gibbons Parks Canada Sustaining hydroecological monitoring to assess state of the park in Wapusk National Park, Manitoba - 2019  Wapusk National Park, Manitoba
Erica Nol Trent University Tracking post-breeding dispersal in migratory shorebirds  Wapusk National Park, Manitoba
James Roth University of Manitoba Terrestrial food web interactions at the Arctic's edge Locations in Wapusk National Park, Manitoba

Northwest Territories

Primary Investigator Institution Project Title Study Location(s)
Pascal Audet University of Ottawa Banks Island Seismic Network (BISN): Seismic hazard and natural resource potential across Banks Island, NWT, and surrounding southwestern Canadian Arctic Ulukhaktok (Victoria Island) and Inuvik, Northwest Territories
Jennifer Baltzer Wilfrid Laurier University Assessing terrain sensitivity to permafrost thaw and fire to understand and predict boreal caribou habitat and forage quality in the Sahtú Norman Wells, Northwest Territories
Édouard Bélanger Gwich'in Renewable Resources Board Dall's Sheep Research Project  Richardson Mountains, Northwest Territories
Aaron Berg University of Guelph Changes to arctic precipitation interception due to land cover changes Trail Valley Creek, Northwest Territories 
David Burgess Natural Resources Canada Glacier mass balance - Queen Elizabeth Islands, Nunavut & Northwest Territories Melville Ice Cap (Melville Island), Northwest Territories*
Christopher Burn Carleton University Permafrost and climate change, western Arctic Canada  Garry Island and Illisarvik, Northwest Territories
Hayleigh Conway Parks Canada  Investigation into the extent of slumping and its impact on landscape morphology within the Thomsen River Watershed in Aulavik National Park (N.W.T.).  Aulavik National Park (Banks Island), Northwest Territories
Scott Dallimore Natural Resources Canada Beaufort Sea coastal permafrost and geohazard studies Inuvik, Northwest Territories
Rich DeVall Environment and Climate Change Canada   Annual maintenance of Environment and Climate Change Canada's automatic weather station array - Arctic Archipelago Mould Bay (Prince Patrick Island) and Cape Providence (Melville Island), Northwest Territories*
Michelle DeWolfe Mount Royal University Detailed study of the rhyolite dome and surrounding volcanic rocks at Sunset Lake, Slave craton, Northwest Territories Sunset Lake, Northwest Territories
Mark Ednie Natural Resources Canada State and evolution of Canada's glaciers – mass balance Northern Cordillera, Northwest Territories Bologna Glacier, Northwest Territories
Michael English Wilfrid Laurier University Subarctic metals mobility study Various locations north of Great Slave Lake, Northwest Territories
Kathryn Fiess Northwest Territories Geological Survey Shale basin evolution in the Northwest Territories mainland  Norman Wells, Imperial River, Mountain River,  Gayna Gorge, Carcajou River South and Powell Creek, Northwest Territories
Duane Froese University of Alberta Early opening of the Mackenzie valley and the setting of prominent thaw slumps Keele River, Redstone River, Carcajou Canyon and Dry Falls, Northwest Territories
Colin Gallagher Fisheries and Oceans Canada Population assessment of Dolly Varden 2019  Big Fish River, Northwest Territories*
Kirsty Gurney Environment and Climate Change Canada   Understanding changes in aquatic ecosystem health and water quality in the Fort Good Hope – Ramparts area Fort Good Hope, Northwest Territories
Erika Hille Aurora College Beaufort Sea Coastal Restoration program - Using Indigenous plant species to mitigate the impacts of permafrost thaw slumping Water Lake, Peninsula Point, Crumbling Point, Tuktoyaktuk Island and Kugmallit Bay, Northwest Territories
Erika Hille Aurora College Investigating the factors driving the water quality of streams in the Beaufort Delta region Midway Lake, Northwest Territories
Erika Hille Aurora College The impacts of natural and anthropogenic disturbances on the aquatic health of tundra upland lakes Noell Lake, Northwest Territories
Kimberly Howland Fisheries and Oceans Canada Evaluating the cumulative impacts of climate change and other stressors on the Great Bear Lake ecosystem Great Bear Lake, Northwest Territories
Bernadette Knox Northwest Territories Geological Survey Targeted bedrock mapping of Archean volcanic belts and surrounding Archean basement complexes Newbigging Lake, Desteffany Lake and Point Lake, Northwest Territories
Steven Kokelj Northwest Territories Geological Survey  Integrated methods to monitor permafrost geohazards, northwestern NWT  Inuvik, Northwest Territories
Jennifer Korosi York University  Long-term lake ecosystem change in the western Canadian Arctic  Inuvik, Northwest Territories
Trevor Lantz University of Victoria Vegetation change in the western Arctic  Locations near Anderson River, Outer Delta, Jimmy Lake, Husky Lakes and Sandy Hills, Northwest Territories*
Lisa Loseto Fisheries and Oceans Canada Beluga telemetry and habitat research in the Inuvialuit Settlement Region Shingle Point, East Whitefish and Hendrickson Island, Northwest Territories
Lisa Loseto Fisheries and Oceans Canada Movement of coastal fishes in the Ulukhaktok region 2019  Ulukhaktok (Victoria Island), Northwest Territories  
Marianne Marcoux Fisheries and Oceans Canada Aerial survey of the Beaufort Sea beluga population Inuvik, Northwest Territories*
Philip Marsh Wilfrid Laurier University Hydrology and climate of the western Canadian Arctic  Trail Valley Creek, Northwest Territories
Edith Martel Northwest Territories Geological Survey Tectonostratigraphy of the Nonacho Group basin and nature of basement rocks of the Rae Craton, Northwest Territories. Gray Lake, Tent Lake, Nonacho Lake, MacInnis Lake and Salked Lake, Northwest Territories
Neil Mochnacz Fisheries and Oceans Canada Defining the biothermal envelope of Dolly Varden in the Canadian Western Arctic to inform conservation planning.  Fish Creek (Rat River watershed), Northwest Territories
Andrea Niemi Fisheries and Oceans Canada Vulnerabilities of Arctic Cod early life stages to changing oceanographic conditions in Arctic coastal embayments Franklin Bay, Northwest Territories
Ashley Piskor Parks Canada Collecting digital imagery of significant cultural sites in Aulavik National Park Aulavik National Park (Banks Island), Northwest Territories
Trevor Porter University of Toronto 2,000 years of tree-rings and climate change in the Mackenzie Delta region Inuvik, Northwest Territories
Eric Reed Environment and Climate Change Canada   Integrating fixed-wing and helicopter surveys to improve detection and species identification of breeding scoters Lynx Lake, Northwest Territories
Eric Reed Environment and Climate Change Canada   Western Arctic snow goose management and habitat assessment  Sik Sik Lake and Banks Harbour (Banks Island), and Inuvik, Northwest Territories
Sharon Smith Natural Resources Canada Changing permafrost conditions in the Mackenzie Valley Inuvik, Normal Wells and Fort Simpson, Northwest Territories
Suzanne Tank University of Alberta Land-water linkages and the fate of terrestrial carbon in aquatic ecosystems of the western Canadian Arctic Inuvik and Fort McPherson, Northwest Territories
David Tavares Parks Canada Assessment of Dolly Varden stocks in Ivvavik National Park 2019 Inuvik, Northwest Territories*
Joost van der Sanden Natural Resources Canada Radar remote sensing for ice cover mapping Inuvik, Northwest Territories
Dustin Whalen Natural Resources Canada Understanding the acceleration of climate driven coastal change in the Inuvialuit Settlement Region Inuvik, Paulatuk, and Tuktoyaktuk, Northwest Territories*
Stephen Wolfe Natural Resources Canada Abrupt change within the discontinuous permafrost zone Yellowknife, Northwest Territories

Nunavut

Primary Investigator Institution Project Title Study Location(s)
Ray Alisauskas Environment and Climate Change Canada   Karrak Lake assessment of continental efforts at population reduction of light geese Perry River and Karrak Lake, Nunavut
Dermot Antoniades Université Laval Environmental change in aquatic ecosystems of northern Ellesmere Island Stuckberry Valley and Lake Hazen, Quttinirpaaq National Park (Ellesmere Island), Nunavut
Dominique Berteaux Université du Québec à Rimouski Ecology of arctic and red fox on Bylot Island  Bylot Island, Nunavut
Joël Bêty Université du Québec à Rimouski Ecology of migratory birds in the Canadian Arctic Bylot Island, Nunavut
Maya Bhatia University of Alberta Impacts of melting tidewater glaciers on marine biogeochemical cycles  Sverdrup Glacier and TrueLove lowlands (Devon Island), and Grise Fiord (Ellesmere Island), Nunavut
Jules Blais University of Ottawa Paleolimnological investigations of human and wildlife impacts on Arctic freshwater ecosystems Cape Garry, Hazard Inlet and Whaler Point (Somerset Island), Bird Pond (Prince Leopold Island), and Fellfoot Point and Cape Vera (Devon Island), Nunavut
Martin Bouchard Transport Canada National Areal Surveillance Program - NASP  Resolute Bay, Nunavut
Stéphanie Breton/Eric McDonald Natural Resources Canada Power and energy system for underwater acoustic arrays at Gascoyne Inlet Gascoyne Inlet (Devon Island), Nunavut
Michael Brohart Environment and Climate Change Canada   Instrument calibration at Eureka weather station as part of the Canadian Brewer Spectrophotometer Network operation Eureka (Ellesmere Island), Nunavut
Laura Brown University of Toronto Mississauga Lake ice in the Canadian High Arctic  Resolute (Cornwallis Island) and Polar Bear Pass (Bathurst Island), Nunavut
David Burgess Natural Resources Canada Glacier mass balance-Queen Elizabeth
Islands, Nunavut & Northwest Territories
Agassiz Ice Cap and Grise Fiord (Ellesmere Island), Devon Ice Cap (Devon Island), Meighen Ice Cap (Meighen Island), Nunavut*
Hsin Chiang McGill University A new window on the universe: radio astronomy from northern Canada   Expedition Fiord (Axel Heiberg Island), Nunavut
Alison Criscitiello University of Alberta Airborne gravity survey over Devon Ice Cap  Grise Fiord (Ellesmere Island) and Resolute (Cornwallis Island), Nunavut 
Alexander Culley Université Laval Viral ecology of the high Canadian Arctic in water, ice and aerosols Expedition Fiord (Axel Heiberg Island), Resolute (Cornwallis Island), Ward Hunt Island and Thores Lake (Ellesmere Island), Nunavut
Rich DeVall Environment and Climate Change Canada   Annual maintenance of Environment and Climate Change Canada's automatic weather station array - Arctic Archipelago Isachsen (Ellef Ringnes Island), Rea Point (Melville Island), Stefansson Island, Fort Ross (Somerset Island), Gateshead Island, Cape Liverpool (Bylot Island),  Svarteveg (Axel Heiberg Island) and Grise Fiord (Ellesmere Island), Nunavut*
Florent Domine Université Laval Climate change in the High-Arctic: impact on wildlife and permafrost carbon stocks  Bylot Island, Nunavut 
Florent Domine Université Laval Physical properties of seasonal and perennial snow cover in the high Arctic Resolute (Cornwallis Island) and Ward Hunt Island, Nunavut 
Kyle Elliott McGill University Year-round movement in two ice-associated seabirds at Coats Island: links to population parameters Coats Island, Nunavut
Brent Else University of Calgary A weather station network near Cambridge Bay to support safe travel and fundamental boundary layer meteorology research  Cambridge Bay and 30-Mile River (Victoria Island), Qikirtaarjuk Island, and Melbourne Island, Nunavut
Carey Elverum Parks Canada Sirmilik National Park Operations 2019 Locations in Sirmilik National Park (Baffin Island and Bylot Island), Nunavut
Dominique Fauteux Canadian Museum of Nature  Population dynamics and trophic interactions of Arctic rodents Cambridge Bay (Victoria Island), Nunavut*
Daniel Fortier Université de Montréal Disturbance and transformation of permafrost Arctic geosystems Bylot Island, Nunavut 
Daniel Fortier Université de Montréal  GEO-NEIGE: Geomorphology of northern Ellesmere Island in the global environment  Ward Hunt Island, Nunavut
Marlene Francis Natural Resources Canada Fuel drum removal and disposal- Pond Inlet & Bylot Island, Nunavut Pond Inlet (Baffin Island), Nunavut
Pierre Francus Institut National de la Recherche Scientifique Annually laminated sediments (varves) of the Canadian High Arctic Strathcona Lake (Ellesmere Island), Nunavut
Max Friesen University of Toronto Inuinnait Heritage: A Collaborative Approach to Archaeological Research in the Canadian Arctic Bathurst Inlet and Kent Peninsula, Nunavut
Gilles Gauthier Université Laval  Biology of bird and small tundra mammal populations: Demographics, trophic interactions and climate change  Bylot Island, Nunavut
Grant Gilchrist Environment and Climate Change Canada   Population studies of eider ducks breeding at East Bay Island and thick-billed murres breeding at Coats Island, Nunavut  East Bay Island (Southampton Island) and Coats Island, Nunavut
Grant Gilchrist Environment and Climate Change Canada   Population surveys of endangered ivory gulls on Ellesmere and Devon Islands Grise Fiord (Ellesmere Island), Nunavut
Catherine Girard Université Laval Aerosol virome of Resolute Bay: dispersal of microbial populations  in a warming Arctic Resolute (Cornwallis Island), Nunavut
Marie-Andrée Giroux Université de Moncton Connections between the Arctic and distant ecosystems through animal migrations: consequences on trophic interactions in the Arctic Cambridge Bay (Victoria Island) and Igloolik Island, Nunavut
Etienne Godin University of Western Ontario Periglacial geomorphology and ground ice investigation in the Haughton impact structure area, Devon Island, Nunavut Haughton River Valley (Devon Island), Nunavut
John Gosse Dalhousie University PoLAR-FIT Project 2019:  Pliocene paleoclimate, paleontology, and paleoecology, Ellesmere Island: Core archive and proteomics Grist Fiord, Vendom Fiord, Strathcona Fiord and Fyles Leaf Bed (Ellesmere Island), Nunavut
Les Harris Fisheries and Oceans Canada Fishery independent sampling of Cambridge Bay Arctic char with emphasis on the Lauchlan River stock: Year 2 of 5  Byron Bay (Victoria Island), Nunavut
Greg Henry University of British Columbia Tundra ecosystem responses to 30 years of observed and experimental climate change  Alexandra Fiord, Princess Marie Bay and Sverdrup Pass (Ellesmere Island), Nunavut
Kimberly Howland Fisheries and Oceans Canada Development of tools and capacity for community-based monitoring of biodiversity shifts and early detection of aquatic invasive species (AIS) in the Canadian Arctic Ragged Island, Nunavut
Alessandro Ielpi Laurentian University Fury and Hecla geoscience project, Melville Peninsula 2019 Melville Peninsula and Igloolik (Igloolik Island), Nunavut
Emily Jenkins University of Saskatchewan Assessing risks of food and vector borne diseases in wildlife in the Canadian Arctic Karrak Lake and Perry River, Nunavut 
Deborah Johnson Hamlet of Arctic Bay Repeater towers Locations adjacent to Admiralty Inlet (Baffin Island), Nunavut
Martin Kegel Natural Resources Canada Joint Arctic experiment 2019 Resolute (Cornwallis Island), Nunavut
Christophe Kinnard Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières Spatial heterogeneity of soil-snow-plant interactions in the high Arctic ecosystem Bylot Island, Nunavut
Denis Lacelle University of Ottawa Holocene ice wedge activity in the Eureka Sound region, high Arctic Canada. Eureka (Ellesmere Island), Nunavut
Jean-François Lamarre Polar Knowledge Canada Migratory and breeding ecology of birds facing global environmental change Anderson bay and Icebreaker Channel, Nunavut
Mark Lamothe Natural Resources Canada Eureka geomagnetic electronic replacement Eureka (Ellesmere Island) and Resolute (Cornwallis Island), Nunavut
Scott Lamoureux Queen's University Impacts of climate and permafrost change on High Arctic water and land systems Cape Bounty (Melville Island) and Resolute (Cornwallis Island), Nunavut
Isabelle Laurion Institut national de la recherche scientifique Effect of climate on Arctic lakes: seasonality, biogeochemical functioning and greenhouse gas emissions Qarlikturvik Valley, Sirmilik National Park (Bylot Island), Nunavut
Jim Leafloor Environment and Climate Change Canada   Baffin Island goose banding Nikko Island (Baffin Island), Nunavut
Jim Leafloor Environment and Climate Change Canada   Southampton Island goose banding  Coral Harbor (Southampton Island), Nunavut
Jim Leafloor Environment and Climate Change Canada   Survival in Arctic geese (Perry River, Queen Maud Gulf Bird Sanctuary) Perry River, Nunavut
Lorraine Lebeau Canada-Nunavut Geoscience Office Fury and Hecla geoscience project Gifford River, Jungerson River and Ivisarak Lake (Baffin Island), Nunavut
Nicolas Lecomte Université de Moncton Arctic IMPACTS: Tracking impacts of ecosystem changes in the Arctic Bylot Island, Igloolik Island and Eureka (Ellesmere Island), Nunavut
Josée Lefebvre Environment and Climate Change Canada   Population dynamics of Greater Snow Geese in relation to habitat Bylot Island, Nunavut
Igor Lehnherr University of Toronto Out of the freezer and into the fire: Climate-warming driven contaminant mobilization from glaciers to downstream freshwater ecosystems Lake Hazen (Ellesmere Island), Nunavut
Esther Lévesque Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières Plant community dynamics in a changing environment: permafrost-vegetation interactions in polar deserts. Ward Hunt Island, Nunavut
Tracey Loewen Fisheries and Oceans Canada Restoration of anadromous Arctic char (Salvelinus alpinus) and Dolly Varden (Salvelinus malma malma) near Kugluktuk, NU  Kugluktuk, Nunavut
Oliver Love University of Windsor Stress-mediated mechanisms linking individual state, climate variability and population health in Arctic-breeding birds  East Bay Island (Southampton Island), Nunavut
Mark Mallory Acadia University Contaminants in seabirds at Prince Leopold Island  Prince Leopold Island, Nunavut
Mark Mallory Acadia University Seabird census and paleo history at Cape Vera, NU  Cape Vera (Devon Island), Nunavut
Mark Mallory Acadia University Tracking Arctic terns in the high Arctic Tern Island, Nunavut
Conor Mallory Government of Nunavut Wolf predation and Peary caribou population composition on the Bathurst Island Complex  Various locations on Bathurst Island, Nunavut
Marianne Marcoux Fisheries and Oceans Canada Aerial survey of the Beaufort Sea beluga population Resolute (Cornwallis Island), Nunavut*
Marianne Marcoux Fisheries and Oceans Canada Narwhal passive ecosystem monitoring in Tremblay Sound Tremblay Sound (Baffin Island), Nunavut
Zoya Martin Fisheries and Oceans Canada Mixed-stock fisheries analysis near Pond Inlet, Nunavut.  Pond Inlet (Baffin Island), Nunavut
Donald McLennan Polar Knowledge Canada Canadian High Arctic Research Station
environmental research area
Cambridge Bay (Victoria Island), Nunavut
Christine Michel Fisheries and Oceans Canada Multidisciplinary Arctic Program (MAP) - Last Ice Alert (Ellesmere Island), Nunavut
Gifford Miller University of Colorado Boulder Disappearing Ice  Serpens Ice Cap and Africa Lake (Baffin Island), Nunavut
Gifford Miller University of Colorado Boulder Predicting Arctic change through
ecosystem molecular proxies (PACEMAP)
Clyde River (Baffin Island), Nunavut
Joseph Monteith Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada 2019 high Arctic and Qiktani water licence, land use, and lease inspections Locations on Cornwallis Island, Devon Island, Ellef Ringnes Island, King Christian Island, Lougheed Island, Bathurst Island, Melville Island, Ellesmere Island, Somerset Island and Prince Leopold Island, Nunavut
Brian Moorman University of Calgary Rapid landscape evolution at the permafrost-glacier interface Bylot Island, Nunavut
Douglas Morris Lakehead University Dynamics and habitat use by lemmings under climate change Cambridge Bay (Victoria Island) and Walker Bay, Nunavut
Derek Mueller Carleton University Milne Fiord ice-ocean interactions: Implications for the stability of ice shelves and glaciers in the Polar Regions Purple Valley Strip and Milne Ice Shelf (Ellesmere Island), Nunavut
Derek Muir Environment and Climate Change Canada   Investigating potential effects of climate warming on trends of mercury and persistent organic pollutants in arctic aquatic and terrestrial environments   Resolute and Amiktuk Lake (Cornwallis Island), and Cape Bounty (Melville Island), Nunavut
Susan Murch University of British Columbia ARCTIC Change - (Arctic Research and Conservation Trip Investigating Climate Change) Resolute Bay (Cornwallis Island), Nunavut
Mathew Nauyuq Parks Canada Aircraft support for Auyuittuq National Park operations and research Penny Ice Cap and Pangnirtung (Baffin Island), Nunavut
Erica Nol Trent University Effects of overabundant arctic geese on other tundra nesting birds   East Bay Mainland (Southampton Island), Nunavut
Gordon Osinski University of Western Ontario A multidisciplinary study of glacial and periglacial processes on Axel Heiberg Island, Nunavut Buchanan Lake (Axel Heiberg Island), Nunavut
Karsten Piepjohn Federal Institute for Geosciences and Natural Resources [Germany]  Fuel depot for CASE 22-Parry Islands Resolute (Cornwallis Island), Nunavut
Angela Piercey Parks Canada Quttinirpaaq National Park operating season 2019 Locations in Quttinirpaaq National Park (Ellesmere Island and Ward Hunt Island), Nunavut
Lisa Pirie-Dominix Environment and Climate Change Canada   Nirjutiqavvik National Wildlife Area - North Water Research Station clean-up Coburg Island, Nirjutiqavvik National Wildlife Area, Nunavut
Wayne Pollard McGill University McGill Arctic Research Station (MARS) science program Expedition Fiord (Axel Heiberg Island), Nunavut
Wayne Pollard McGill University The vulnerability and resiliency of ice-rich permafrost in cold polar desert environments in response to changing climate Eureka (Ellesmere Island) and Expedition Fiord (Axel Heiberg Island), Nunavut
Wayne Pollard McGill University The vulnerability of high Arctic permafrost to climate change Expedition Fiord (Axel Heiberg Island), Nunavut
Michael Power University of Waterloo Functional, structural and biodiversity studies of Arctic freshwater watersheds: validating protocols for monitoring and cumulative impacts assessment Cambridge Bay (Victoria Island), Nunavut
Jennie Rausch Environment and Climate Change Canada   Arctic shorebird monitoring program (Arctic PRISM) - Tier 1 surveys Air Force Island, Prince Charles Island and Rasmussen Lowlands, Nunavut
Jennie Rausch Environment and Climate Change Canada   Population studies of shorebirds at Nanuit Itillinga Polar Bear Pass National Wildlife Area, Nunavut (Arctic PRISM Tier 2 Site) Polar Bear Pass (Bathhurst Island), Nunavut 
Murray Richardson Carleton University Water, carbon and mercury cycling in Arctic terrestrial and freshwater ecosystems Iqaluit, Nunavut
Claudia Schröder-Adams Carleton University Understanding Cretaceous High Arctic paleoenvironmental and paleoclimatic change Locations on Axel Heiberg Island and Devon Island, Nunavut
Christina Semeniuk University of Windsor Population plasticity in behavioural responses and their consequences to novel predator-prey interactions under changing biotic and abiotic stressors on Mitivik (East Bay) Island, Nunavut East Bay Island (Southampton Island), Nunavut
Martin Sharp University of Alberta Dynamics and change of Canadian Arctic ice caps Sverdrup Glacier (Devon Island) and Lake Hazen (Ellesmere Island),  Nunavut
Jovan Simic Parks Canada Qausuittuq National Park operations 2019 Locations in Qausuittuq National Park (Bathurst Island), Nunavut
Paul Smith/Grant Gilchrist Environment and Climate Change Canada   Inuit Field Training Program at East Bay mainland and Prince Charles Island,
Nunavut
East Bay Mainland (Southampton Island) and Prince Charles Island, Nunavut
Paul Smith/Jennie Rausch Environment and Climate Change Canada   Population studies of shorebirds at East Bay Mainland and Prince Charles Island, Nunavut East Bay (Southampton Island) and Prince Charles Island, Nunavut
Jennifer Spearman Defence Research and Development Canada Canadian Arctic Underwater Sentinel Experimentation (CAUSE) project Gascoyne Inlet (Devon Island), Nunavut
Vincent St. Louis University of Alberta The impacts of rapidly receding glaciers on downstream freshwater resources and ecological services   Lake Hazen, Quttinirpaaq National Park (Ellesmere Island), Nunavut
Guillaume St-Onge Université du Québec à Rimouski High frequency dynamics of the high Arctic geomagnetic field during the Late Quaternary Stuckberry Valley (Ellesmere Island), Nunavut
Laura Thomson Queen's University Glacier dynamics and downstream impacts on Axel Heiberg Island, NU   Expedition Fiord (Axel Heiberg Island), Nunavut
Tommy Tremblay Canada-Nunavut Geoscience Office Northeastern Baffin Island and Ulinniq surficial geology projects Pond Inlet and Clyde River (Baffin Island), Nunavut
Warwick Vincent Université Laval  Northern Ellesmere Island in the global environment – Sentinel North Resolute (Cornwallis Island), Thores Lake (Ellesmere Island) and Ward Hunt Island, Nunavut
Lyle Whyte McGill University Assessment of natural attenuation of an experimental oil spill on an Arctic beach Resolute Bay (Cornwallis Island), Nunavut
Lyle Whyte McGill University Microbial investigations of permafrost and cold saline springs in the high Arctic Expedition Fiord (Axel Heiberg Island), Nunavut
Monty Yank Parks Canada  2019 Ukkusiksalik National Park operations  Locations in Ukkusiksalik National Park, Nunavut

Quebec

Primary Investigator Institution Project Title Study Location(s)
Dominique Fauteux Canadian Museum of Nature Population dynamics and trophic interactions of Arctic rodents Salluit, Quebec*

Yukon

Primary Investigator Institution Project Title Study Location(s)
Michel Baraer École de technologie supérieure Multi-scale assessment of environmental changes impact on glacierized watersheds hydrology of Yukon   Grizzly Creek, Kluane National Park and Reserve and Silver City, Yukon
Bruce Bennett Yukon Government Inventory of species at risk and rare species in Daadzaii Van Territorial Park in northern Yukon  Summit Lake, Yukon
Fabrice Calmels Yukon College  Permafrost vulnerability in Old Crow Flats, Yukon  Eagle Plains, Yukon
Luke Copland University of Ottawa Mass balance, dynamics and recent changes of glaciers in Kluane National Park, Yukon Donjek Glacier, Kaskawulsh Glacier and St. Elias Icefield, Kluane National Park and Reserve, Yukon  
Christine Dow University of Waterloo A comprehensive analysis of surging glacier dynamics and controls in the Yukon Territory, Canada  Lowell Glacier, Yukon
Darius Elias Vuntut Gwitchin Government Fishing branch river chum salmon instream incubation  Eagle Plains, Yukon
Gwenn Flowers Simon Fraser University Observational constraints on glacier form and flow, southwest Yukon, Canada Silver City, Kluane Lake, and locations in Kluane National Park and Reserve, Yukon
Colin Gallagher Fisheries and Oceans Canada Population assessment of Dolly Varden 2019  Babbage River and Rat River, Yukon*
Ty Heffner Government of Yukon Archaeological field research in Vuntut Gwitchin First Nation Traditional Territory, Northern Yukon   Old Crow, Yukon
Lisa Hodgetts University of Western Ontario  Inuvialuit living history project: Imniarvik culture and heritage camp Imniarvik, Ivvavik National Park, Yukon
Trevor Lantz University of Victoria Vegetation change in the western Arctic  Locations near Coal Mine Lake, Blow River and Babbage River, Yukon*
Ian McDonald Parks Canada  Hydrological and ecological research in Vuntut National Park, Yukon Old Crow, Yukon
Bernhard Rabus Simon Fraser University Dual-band airborne radar remote sensing for monitoring Arctic climate change processes  Kluane National Park and Reserve, Yukon
Valentina Radic University of British Columbia A field laboratory for energy and mass exchange at glacier surfaces Kaskawulsh Glacier, Kluane National Park and Reserve, Yukon
Christian Schoof University of British Columbia Subglacial hydraulics and glacier dynamics in the Donjek Ranges Kaskawulsh Glacier and Donjek Glacier, Kluane National Park and Reserve, Yukon
Shirleen Smtih Vuntut Gwitchin Government Van Tat Gwich'in Historic Lifeways Project 2019-20 Upper Timber Creek and Ch'adaghoo Mountain, Yukon
David Tavares Parks Canada Assessment of Dolly Varden stocks in Ivvavik National Park 2019 Firth River, Fish Creek, Joe Creek and Sheep Creek, Yukon*
Dustin Whalen Natural Resources Canada Understanding the acceleration of climate driven coastal change in the Inuvialuit Settlement Region Komakuk, Yukon*
Carmen Wong Parks Canada  Why are kokanee salmon declining in Yukon?  Sockeye Lake, Yukon
Grant Zazula Government of Yukon Pleistocene palaeontology of the Old Crow Basin, northern Yukon Old Crow River, Yukon
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