5 Results for Arctic waters

Oregon State University scientists have created a tool that can accurately predict the flow rate of Arctic rivers based on the makeup and abundance of bacteria in the water. Their successful genohydrology approach is important, because many Arctic rivers are remote and quite rugged, making deployment of flow meters to…

June 01, 2018 @ 10:19am

The federal government will invest in coastal restoration in the Arctic by supporting research and restoration of nearshore ecosystems in the Beaufort Sea. Michael McLeod, Member of Parliament for the Northwest Territories, announced yesterday, on behalf of the Government of Canada, that Aurora College will receive $410,000 over 5 years for research to help…

May 24, 2018 @ 9:09am

A study released last week from the University of Toronto has uncovered new insights into the role of Arctic freshwaters in the global carbon cycle. The study looked at how dissolved organic carbon (DOC) stored in Arctic permafrost, which is being released into Arctic watersheds as a result of physical…

February 07, 2018 @ 11:57am

The Canadian Space Agency awarded a $3.8M contract to Communications & Power Industries Canada (CPI) to build components for the Surface Water and Ocean Topography (SWOT) mission. SWOT will survey 90 per cent of the Earth's surface water, observe the fine details of the ocean's surface topography, and measure how lakes, rivers, reservoirs,…

January 16, 2017 @ 9:41am

To better protect Canadian Arctic waters from ship-source pollution, Transport Minister John Baird today announced that Bill C-3, an Act to amend the Arctic Waters Pollution Prevention Act, came into force on August 1, 2009. The amended Act also allows Canada to exercise greater control over these waters. The updated Act strengthens Canada's ability…

August 07, 2009 @ 8:07am