Tags archives: Terrestrial

  • 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]
  • ArcticNet is a Networks of Centres of Excellence of Canada that brings together scientists and managers in the natural, human health and social sciences with their partners from Inuit organizations, northern communities, federal and provincial agencies and the private sector to study the impacts of ... [read more]
  • One permanent structure (14 x 8 feet) which includes a fridge, hot water and shower. Facility is heated by propane and powered by sun and wind. Five prospector tents: three for sleeping and two as laboratories. Lake water available. Name Email Phone Number Primary Contact Lisa-M... [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]
  • Torngat Mountains Base Camp and Research Centre is located just outside the southern edge of Torngat Mountains National Park, in Saglek Fjord. The camp consists of a wet and dry lab, full-service kitchen (meals are provided), laundry facilities and washrooms with flush-toilets and showers. There are... [read more]
  • The Research Centre consists of a wet lab, dry lab, boardroom, work stations, walk-in cooler, walk-in freezer and washrooms. There is also an adjoining accommodation space with bedrooms, a common area, kitchen and washrooms that can accommodate up to eight people on a year-round basis. The work spac... [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]
  • 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]
  • 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]
  • 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]