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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Aboriginal Government/ Homeland
Community Research Facility
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
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 research projects include health program evaluation, education research, community monitoring, and community-based participatory research on traditional knowledge.
External Electrical Grid
Telephone, Satellite phone, Internet, Computer, Printer/scanner, Fax
Local airport, several local taxi companies.
Minimal space for storing equipment
Residence rooms may be available for rent during summer months.
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.
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.
Several local gas stations.
NWT research license required to conduct research in Fort Smith www.polar.nwtresearch.com
Special Rules and Regulations
Local External Resources
Nearest Medical Service
Fort Smith Health Centre
Access to local guides and expertise for fieldworkers