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  • Scotty Creek Research Station was founded in 1999, with Scotty Creek draining 152 km2 area of high boreal forest continuing discontinuous permafrost, with a high concentration of wetlands. Because the permafrost is relatively warm, thin and discontinuous, permafrost thaw is widespread. This is leadi... [read more]
  • 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]
  • Small 14' X 16' cabin with cooking facilities and bunks, suitable for housing 4 people. Could support more, if tents were used. Semi-insulated with oil heat. Name Email Phone Number Primary Contact Amie Black amie.black@canada.ca (613) 998-8523 Secondary Contact Jim Leafloor... [read more]
  • On June 1 2015 the Government of Canada established Polar Knowledge Canada, a federal research organization that focuses on advancing Canada’s knowledge of the Arctic and strengthening Canadian leadership in polar science and technology. The new organization comprises a pan-northern science and tech... [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 station is the property of the Radisson municipality. It is run and operated by the following three member institutions of CEN: Université Laval, UQAR and INRS-ETE. The station has a long-term lease with the municipality. The CEN secretariat based at Université Laval oversees the management of t... [read more]
  • Scientists have been working at the station since the 1950s. Parks Canada has two Weather haven shelters with oil burner furnaces (each can sleep two people). Pending availability, researchers are welcome to use the sleepers. Centre d’études nordiques (CEN)/ Centre for Northern Studies operates thre... [read more]