Arctic science

Research focused on the North, its ecosystems and the impacts of climate change.

Energy and mines

Research and publications on mining, oil, and gas development in the north.

Land surface and vegetation

The transforming northern land surface, land cover, and biophysical parameters.

Marine and fresh water

Research and publications on northern marine waters and coastal process, surface water and wetlands.

Permafrost, ice and snow

Permafrost, glacier mass balance and snow cover as environmental indicators of climate change.

The polar continental shelf program

Provides cost-effective logistics planning, coordination and advice for scientific field work in Canada’s North.