Tags archives: Taiga / Boreal forest

  • 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]
  • Nested hydrometeorological catchment with instrumented subbasins of 195, 71, 14.5 and 7.8 km² providing continuous data since 1992. The basin has three meteorological stations at elevations of 750 (boreal forest ecosystem), 1250 (subalpine taiga ecosystem) and 1615 m (alpine tundra ecosystem) operat... [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]
  • 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 CEN Whapmagoostui-Kuujjuarapik Station is owned and run by CEN whose secretariat is based at Université Laval, Québec, Canada. It is on Cree land and is run in collaboration with the Cree First Nation of Whapmagoostui. Operational since the 1970s, CEN’s principal field station conducts research ... [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]
  • The Aurora Research Institute (ARI) is located at the North Slave Campus of Aurora College in Yellowknife. The ARI is the regional office for Yellowknife and surrounding communities north of Great Slave Lake. The ARI carries out contractual research and conduct research as requested by the community... [read more]
  • We are here to answer northern research questions, support and advance local innovation, and provide research services to visiting researchers. Our thematic areas include: climate change, cold climate innovation, environmental science, society and culture, and technology innovation. These areas are ... [read more]
  • Nester One is a research camp located near Cape Churchill that was established in 1969 by Manitoba Conservation and the Mississippi Flyway Council to study the nesting ecology of Eastern Prairie Population (EPP) Canada Geese. Since its establishment, Nester One has undergone a series of improvements... [read more]
  • The Labrador Institute Research Station (LIRS) is co-located with the College of North Atlantic and the North West River community library. The facility includes employee and general office space, a large board room, a scientific laboratory, a GIS/social science laboratory, a general (wet) laborator... [read more]
  • Kluane Lake Research Station (KLRS) is located near the Alaska Highway, 220 km northwest of Whitehorse, Yukon, on the south shore of Kluane Lake. The extreme elevation difference between Kluane Lake and the crest of the St. Elias Mountains establishes a strong gradient in environmental attributes an... [read more]