Arviat Research Support Facility

A six-bed accommodation unit available for use by researchers. The unit has a full kitchen and laundry room.

Name Email Phone Number
Primary Contact Rick Armstrong Rick.armstrong@arcticcollege.ca (867) 979-7280
Secondary Contact Mary Ellen Thomas Maryellen.thomas@arcticcollege.ca (867) 979-7202

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Owner
Nunavut Arctic College (Nunavut Research Institute)

Membership
Regular Member

Website
www.nri.nu.ca

Latitude
61.1081

Longitude
-94.0568

Location
Arviat

Territory/ Province
Nunavut

Aboriginal Government/ Homeland
N/A

Facility Type
Community Research Facility

Research Hinterland
Freshwater, Marine, Sea Ice, Transitional Zone, Treeline

Main Research Disciplines
Human Biology/Wellness, Sociology, Environmental Sciences, Terrestrial Biology

Research History
Arviat is the 2nd largest community in Nunavut. The presence of a new support facility installed in 2011 for researchers makes it convenient and affordable for visiting researchers to work in this community.

Current Projects
Health and social research projects

Power
External Electrical Grid

Communications
Telephone, Internet

Local Transportation
Taxi Available

Equipment Storage
N/A

Dormitory/Sleeping Facilities
3 bedrooms with 2 beds in each

Dining/Kitchen Facilities
Kitchen with stove and refrigerator

Laboratory Facilities
N/A

Fuel Availability
All fuels available

Research Requirements
Licensing required. Contact www.nri.nu.ca

Special Rules and Regulations
N/A

Local External Resources
N/A

Nearest Medical Service
Nursing station available. Nearest hospital is in Winnipeg, MB.

Safety Considerations
Suggest polar bear safety training, mandatory weapon, presence of local guide for researchers working near Arviat

Cost
Researchers requiring information on accommodations contact the Manager of Scientific Support Services at (867)-979-7280 or e-mail: rick.armstrong@arcticcollege.ca

Other Information
N/A

Last Updated
2015-05-30