South Slave Research Centre

The South Slave Research Centre (SSRC) has access to computers with ArcGIS software, Analyst, 3D Analyst and Spatial Analyst extensions for ArcGIS, Stata15, NVivo 9, standard office productivity programs including Microsoft Office and Internet access. The SSRC has access to a wet lab. In this lab are glassware, scales, ventilated dry storage areas for chemicals, a fume hood and compound microscopes for researchers to use. This is a teaching lab: researchers must book their lab time outside of scheduled classroom hours.

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Name Email Phone Number
Primary Contact Sarah Rosolen logistics@nwtresearch.com (867) 872-4909
Secondary Contact Jessica Dutton logistics@nwtresearch.com (867) 872-7084

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Owner
Aurora College (Aurora Research Institute)

Membership
Regular Member

Website
www.nwtresearch.com

Latitude
60.005278

Longitude
-111.890556

Location
Aurora College

Nearest Community
Fort Smith

Territory/ Province
Northwest Territories

Aboriginal Government/ Homeland
N/A

Facility Type
Community Research Facility

Research Hinterland
Continuous, Permafrost, Delta, Coastal, Treeline, Tundra

Main Research Disciplines
Biochemistry, Environmental Sciences, Geology and Sedimentology, Human Biology/Wellness, Hydrology, Mapping/GIS, Sociology, Traditional/Aboriginal Knowledge

Research History
The South Slave Research Centre has been operating since 1991. Research areas have included GIS technologies, water monitoring, health program evaluation, education and traditional knowledge.

Current Projects
Current research projects include health program evaluation, education research, community monitoring, and community-based participatory research on traditional knowledge.

Power
External Electrical Grid

Communications
Telephone, Satellite phone, Internet, Computer, Printer/scanner, Fax

Local Transportation
Local airport, several local taxi companies.

Equipment Storage
Minimal space for storing equipment

Dormitory/Sleeping Facilities
Residence rooms may be available for rent during summer months.

Dining/Kitchen Facilities
Aurora College has a canteen that serves food and drink daily 8am – 4pm. There are several local restaurants with convenient hours and two large grocery stores.

Laboratory Facilities
The South Slave Research Centre has access to a wet lab at Thebacha Campus of Aurora College. In this lab are glassware, scales, ventilated dry storage areas for chemicals, a fume hood and compound microscopes for researchers to use. This lab is a teaching lab, so researchers will have to book their lab time outside of scheduled classroom hours. Currently, the college uses the wet lab for dissections and chemistry courses.

Fuel Availability
Several local gas stations.

Research Requirements
NWT research license required to conduct research in Fort Smith www.polar.nwtresearch.com

Special Rules and Regulations
N/A

Local External Resources
N/A

Nearest Medical Service
Fort Smith Health Centre

Safety Considerations
Access to local guides and expertise for fieldworkers

Cost
N/A

Other Information
N/A

Last Updated
2015-05-30