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NASA's Arctic-Boreal Vulnerability Experiment

ABoVE

Research and Logistics Support Organizations

There are several organizations in the ABoVE study domain that may provide fee-for-service logistical support (e.g., permitting, site access, accommodations, field equipment, vehicles, etc.) for researchers. Below is a list of some of these organizations, with links to their websites for more information. Inclusion here does not signify preferential endorsement, nor guarantee space/support at these centers. If you have questions about these organizations, or suggestions for additions to the list, please contact Peter Griffith.

The person identified as the point of contact for each organization below is prepared to discuss logistics with ABoVE investigators. Researchers contacting these persons should take care to be considerate of their time andrespectful of any constraints and/or limitations on their ability to help.

Alaska

UIC Science / Barrow Environmental Observatory

Terri Mitchell
UIC Science General Manager
907-231-3992 (c)
907-677-5208 (o)
Email

Dr. Karl Newyear
UIC Science Chief Scientist
907-852-0929 (o)
907-229-2915 (c)
Email

Nagruk Harcharek
UIC Science Operations Manager
907-306-1616 (c)
907-852-7953 (o)
Email

Bonanza Creek Long Term Ecological Research (LTER)

Jamie Hollingsworth
Bonanza Creek LTER Site Manager
University of Alaska Fairbanks
907-474-7470
Email

Toolik Field Station

Michael A. Abels
Toolik Operations Supervisor
Institute of Arctic Biology
907-474-5063
Email

Teshekpuk Lake Observatory

Benjamin Jones
Research Geographer- U.S. Geological Survey
907-786-7033
Email

 

Manitoba

Churchill Northern Studies Center

LeeAnn Fishback, Ph.D.
Scientific Coordinator
204-675-2307
Email

 

Northwest Territories

Aurora Research Institute

Erika Hille
Acting Manager of the Western Arctic Research Centre
867-777-3298
Email


Daring Lake Tundra Ecosystem Research Station (TERS)

Karin M. Clark
Cumulative Effects Biologist
867-920-3014
Email

 

Nunavut

Nunavut Research Centre


Polar Continental Shelf Program

Natural Resources Canada
Main Office:
2464 Sheffield Road
Ottawa, ON, Canada K1A 0G1
613-998-8145
Email


Canadian High Arctic Research Station (CHARS)

Donald S. McLennan, PhD
Head - Monitoring Science/Gestionnaire Surveillance
819-934-1156
Email

 

Yukon

Kluane Lake Research Station

Michael Schmidt, P.Eng.
KLRS Science Coordinator
Arctic Institute of North America
Mobile: +1-250-818-5760
Email

Maribeth S. Murray, Ph.D
Executive Director, Arctic Institute of North America
Professor, Anthropology and Archaeology
University of Calgary
Office: +1-403-220-7516
Email


Yukon Research Center

Clint Sawicki
Director Research Services
Yukon Research Centre, Yukon College
867-668-8772
Email


Canada-Academic

Changing Cold Regions Network
Chris M. DeBeer
Changing Cold Regions Network Manager
Saskatoon, SK
306-966-6224
Email

 

Other Canadian Resources

Canadian Network of Northern Research Operators –Many of the Northern Research Operators' “primary research stations” within the ABoVE study domain are included in the Research and Logistics Centers list and map above. Additional facilities may also be discoverable through the Canadian Network of Northern Research Operators website.

 


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