Tags archives: Wetland

  • 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]
  • 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]
  • 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 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]
  • 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]
  • The Old Crow Arctic Research Facility contains four bays and a separate gas cache. One bay is for research storage space, one for Vuntut National Park, one for Vuntut Gwitch'in Government Natural Resources and the fourth houses the laboratory, walk-in freezer and palaeontological collections. The fa... [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]
  • Seasonal kitchen structures and individual sleeping tents. Name Email Phone Number Primary Contact Amie Black amie.black@canada.ca (613) 998-8523 Secondary Contact Jennie Rausch jennie.rausch@canada.ca (867) 669-4709 Download Mackenzie Delta Fish Island Camp pro... [read more]
  • There is one main sleeping cabin with capacity to sleep 8-10, a second cabin for lab work (sleeps 4-6), and a cabin with kitchen facilities. Name Email Phone Number Primary Contact Amie Black amie.black@canada.ca (613) 998-8523 Secondary Contact Paul Smith paulallen.smi... [read more]
  • A small cabin, 12 x 14, outfitted with a desk, storage and bunks to sleep 4 comfortably. Frame tents are stored on site and erected seasonally for kitchen facilities and additional storage. Name Email Phone Number Primary Contact Amie Black amie.black@canada.ca (613) 998-8523 ... [read more]
  • In 2011, the Centre opened a new 27,000 square foot operations building. This facility can accommodate up to 84 guests and features a full service cafeteria, 5 laboratories, 3 classrooms, audio-visual lounge, heated 360 degree aurora viewing dome, fitness room and outdoor viewing platform. We provid... [read more]