Friday, July 19, 2019

Tag: Arctic

Tiny Satellites Reveal Water Dynamics in Thousands of Northern Lakes

Using an army of small satellites, researchers have shown that water levels in small lakes across northern Canada and Alaska are far more variable...

Canadian Arctic Researcher Awarded Lifetime Achievement Prize

Canadian Arctic Scientist Dr. Derek Muir was awarded the Weston Family Prize for Lifetime Achievement in Northern Research today. As an internationally recognized expert,...

Canada Emphasizes Indigenous Knowledge at Arctic Science Meeting

The Arctic is the fastest warming place on Earth and its water faces numerous pressures, from increased mercury transport to dissolved organic carbon and...

Methane from Thermokarst Lakes Absent in Current Climate Change Models

Methane released by thawing permafrost from some Arctic lakes is likely to accelerate climate change, according to a new study from the University of...

Greywater Dumping In Arctic Waters Set to Double By 2035

A gap in Canadian regulations governing greywater disposal in the Arctic could lead to a significant increase in pollution in highly sensitive waters in the...

Federal Investment will Support Coastal Restoration in the Beaufort Sea

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,...

Royal Society Promotes Arctic Sustainability and Digital Transformation for G7

The Royal Society of Canada has declared Arctic sustainability and the role of digital technologies in society to be two of the most pressing issues...

How I Wrote a Symphony About the Changing Canadian Arctic

Almost a decade ago, I visited the western Arctic region aboard the CCGS Amundsen, an icebreaker and research vessel operated by the Canadian Coast...

Study on Arctic Climate Issues Highlights Dramatic Global Changes

The Arctic Monitoring and Assessment Programme (AMAP)—one of six Working Groups of the Arctic Council—has released its fourth assessment addressing Arctic climate issues. The report entitled, Snow, Water,...

Water Treatment Receives Federal Boost in Whale Cove, Nunavut

Whale Cove, Nunavut, will receive $500,000 from the Canadian government for the Whale Cove Emergency Water Supply project. Announced on Friday by Amarjeet Sohi, Minister...

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