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Permafrost, ice and snow

Mar 12, 2019 ...Permafrost, ice and snow Research, data and publications on lake and river ice, glaciers, permafrost, snow and sea ice. Services and information Lake and river ice Satellite mapping and monitoring data of Canada's lake and river ice. Glaciers Publications and data on glacier mass balance research. Permafrost Publications, data collections, maps and research

A Cold Wind Blows: Seeking Smaller, Ruggedized Wind Turbines for the Arctic

Aug 27, 2019 ..., but there are major hurdles to overcome before they can be fully exploited as a source of alternative energy. Canada's far North and Arctic region is characterized by seasonally frozen ground and deep snow, rugged terrain, permafrost, and extreme temperatures that can reach -60º C in the High Arctic. The High Arctic and Subarctic also experience frequent high winds (80-120 km

Water geography and data

Jul 30, 2019 ..., satellite imagery and ocean profile data. Oceanography and ocean data Research on plankton, salinity, tides, water nutrients and other research sourced from data collection points. Permafrost, ice and snow Research, data and publications on lake and river ice, glaciers, permafrost, snow and sea ice. Tides, current and water levels Data on ocean currents, tides

Expanding northern research with the NRC’s Arctic program

Aug 29, 2019 ... infrastructure built on and around permafrost is susceptible to failure due to climate change and anthropogenic disturbances of vegetation and organic covers. Unstable thawing soils can collapse, settle or otherwise move unpredictably and result in infrastructure damage, health and safety hazards, and environmental impacts. These unstable permafrost soils must

NEB - Filing Requirements for Onshore Drilling Operations Involving Hydraulic Fracturing

Aug 28, 2019 ... Identify geophysical drilling hazards including, but not limited to, permafrost, active faulting, natural seismicity, shallow gas, and karst. Describe the mitigative and preventive measures that would be used to manage the risks during drilling and hydraulic fracturing. 4.3.2 Identification of Target Formations, Faults and Seismic Attributes Goal The application

Working at POLAR

Sep 9, 2019 ... and environmental issues. Contributes to the gathering, analysis and interpretation of scientific data and the preparation of technical reports. Researcher – Undertakes activities for scientific priority projects and initiates and coordinates research studies within a broad range of specializations of multi-disciplinary scientific and technical information. "As a permafrost

Pan-Canadian Framework on Clean Growth and Climate Change second annual report: section 5

Aug 8, 2019 ..., such as the changing intensity and frequency of flooding, storms and wildfires, coastal erosion, extreme heat events, thawing permafrost and sea level rise. This is underscored through recent examples such as the heat wave in Québec and Ontario during summer 2018, floods in British Columbia and New Brunswick during 2018, record wildfires in British Columbia, and the continued

Behind the scenes at Polar Knowledge Canada

Aug 12, 2019 ... for northern sustainability Predicting the impacts of changing ice, permafrost, and snow on shipping, infrastructure and communities Catalysing improved design, construction, and maintenance of northern built infrastructure POLAR recently collected input to inform our next 5-year Research Plan and broader agency-wide Strategic Plan. Public input will help guide POLAR’s

Geography and other earth sciences

Jul 9, 2019 ...Geography and other earth sciences Geography, earth sciences help us understand Canada’s land, natural resources and environment. Services and information Earth sciences Research on all aspects of earth science, land surfaces, vegetation, groundwater, permafrost, snow, ice. Geography Explore geographical tools and resources such as maps, data, publications

Adaptation to climate change

Jul 31, 2019 ...Adaptation to climate change From: Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat In Canada and abroad, the effects of climate change are becoming evident. Impacts such as coastal erosion; thawing permafrost; increases in heat waves; droughts and flooding; ecosystem changes; and risks to critical infrastructure; and food and water security are already being felt

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