Tags archives: Continuous Permafrost

  • Havikpak Creek Research Station was founded in 1991, with the watershed draining 20 km2 area of forest, shrubs and a small portion of tundra. The site is underlain by continuous permafrost, with very high ground ice content. Changes in climate is resulting in substantial changes in snow cover, evapo... [read more]
  • The McGill Arctic Research Station (MARS) is one of the oldest university operated field stations in the Canadian Arctic. The current configuration consists of 2 “stand alone” facilities; the original McGill Arctic Research Station (MARS) research station at Colour Lake (est 1960) and a CSA sponsore... [read more]
  • The Polar Continental Shelf Program (PCSP) provides logistics planning and coordination assistance for field research throughout the Canadian Arctic that is conducted by Canadian government, university, northern, independent and international research organizations. The PCSP offers the following Arc... [read more]
  • The Western Arctic Research Centre (WARC) is a two-story complex, plus three unheated warehouses, located on secure property. It operates year-round and can provide researchers with a range of logistical support for field- and office-based research in the western Arctic and Beaufort Delta coastal re... [read more]
  • The Ward Hunt Island Observatory research station is owned and run by CEN in collaboration with Parks Canada. Scientists have been working at the station since the 1950s. Access is from late May to mid August (contact the Park Manager in advance to confirm opening and closing dates). Parks Canada ha... [read more]
  • The Daring Lake Tundra Ecosystem Research Station (TERS) was established in 1994 as a multi-purpose facility to facilitate long-term research and monitoring of the tundra ecosystem. It also support the conservation education program Tundra Science Camp, which has been in operation since 1995. The st... [read more]
  • Kitchen and Dining area, generator and propane stove/fridge, sleeping facilities. Main building has been recently renovated including winterized sleeping area, bedrooms and wood stove. Tent frames. Name Email Phone Number Primary Contact Martin Callaghan martin_callaghan@gov.nt... [read more]
  • 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 ar... [read more]
  • Salluit Research Station is owned and run by CEN whose secretariat is based at Université Laval, Québec, Canada. Permafrost research by CEN began in 1987. A major research program was undertaken in 2002 to support community adaptation to changing permafrost in the context of climate change and to ho... [read more]
  • PEARL has three sites: The PEARL Ridge Laboratory 15km from the Eureka weather station at 610m elevation, the 0PAL laboratory next to the weather station and the SAFIRE site which is far from structures for undisturbed measurements. PEARL makes many atmospheric measurements year-round as well as hos... [read more]
  • Permanent, insulated, oil-heated building capable of housing 4-5 persons comfortably. Basic supply of standard equipment required for day-to-day living including kitchen gear, tools, etc. In the summer, drinking water must be hauled from a stream approximately 500 m to the north. Note that building ... [read more]