Tags archives: Transitional Zone

  • 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]
  • 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]
  • 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]
  • 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]
  • A six-bed accommodation unit available for use by researchers. The unit has a full kitchen and laundry room. Name Email Phone Number Primary Contact Rick Armstrong Rick.armstrong@arcticcollege.ca (867) 979-7280 Secondary Contact Mary Ellen Thomas Maryellen.thomas@arcticcoll... [read more]