Tags archives: Tundra

  • 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]
  • 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]
  • 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]
  • 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]
  • 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 Alert Research Laboratory is the site of a range of activities by the Atmospheric Science and Technology Directorate (ASTD) at Environment Canada, including stratospheric ozone and UV measurements, ground-level ozone measurements, Greenhouse Gases, various isotope studies, optical and chemical p... [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 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]
  • 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]
  • There are five weather haven-style structures, which are primarily used to support park operations, but may be shared with researcher parties depending on operational requirements. These include a kitchen, two two-bedroom sleepers, an office, and a latrine. All buildings are heated and have solar po... [read more]