ArcticNet

ArcticNet is a Networks of Centres of Excellence of Canada that brings together scientists and managers in the natural, human health and social sciences with their partners from Inuit organizations, northern communities, federal and provincial agencies and the private sector to study the impacts of climate change and modernization in the coastal Canadian Arctic.

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ArcticNet scientists sample the meltwater flowing from a glacier in Makinson Inlet, Ellesmere Island, Nunavut. Photo credit: Martin Fortier / ArcticNet

Name Email Phone Number
Primary Contact Martin Fortier, Executive Director Martin.Fortier@arcticnet.ulaval.ca (418) 656-5233
Secondary Contact Louis Fortier, Scientific Director Louis.Fortier@bio.ulaval.ca (418) 656-5646

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Owner
ArcticNet (Financed by the Networks of Centres of Excellence of Canada)

Membership
Regular Member

Website
www.arcticnet.ulaval.ca

Latitude
46.817

Longitude
-71.217

Location
Université Laval, Quebec City

Territory/ Province
Quebec

Facility Type
Community Research Facility

Research Hinterland
Atmosphere, Coastal, Marine, Sea Ice, Terrestrial

Main Research Disciplines
Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, Biochemistry, Climatology, Environmental Sciences, Geology/Sedimentology, Geophysics, Geomorphology, Glaciology, Human Biology/Wellness, Hydrology, Isotopic Chemistry, Limnology, Mapping/GIS, Marine Biology, Microbiology, Oceanography, Sociology, Soil Science, Terrestrial Biology/Ecology, Traditional/Aboriginal knowledge

Research History
Since 2004, ArcticNet has been conducting research in Canada’s coastal Arctic with the goal of translating our growing understanding of the changing environment into regional impact assessments, national policies and adaptation strategies. Over 150 researchers and 1000 graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, research associates, technicians and other specialists from 34 Canadian universities and numerous federal, provincial and regional departments and agencies collaborate on 41 ArcticNet research projects with over 150 partner organizations from 14 countries.

Current Projects
ArcticNet’s 41 research projects focus on five main themes: marine systems; terrestrial systems; Inuit health, education and adaptation; northern policy and development and knowledge transfer.

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Last Updated
15-05-30