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NWT-focus Webinars

This occasional webinar series, which is co-sponsored with Government of Northwest Territories' Knowledge Agenda, is a venue to share data and information about ABoVE research with the broader community, and for all to learn about other research and activities in the territory/region.

Contact Libby Larson if you would like to volunteer to present or have questions.

To receive connection information and notices of upcoming webinars, join the NWT Webinar email list.

Recorded Presentation
  1. Title: Building local capacity for community-based micrometeorological monitoring: Project update
    Presenter: Emma Riley, Université de Montréal
Recorded Presentation
  1. Title: Reflecting on past practice, lessons learned and guidance for the future: mobilizing and including Indigenous Knowledge in research, monitoring and management-decision making
    Presenter: Lois Harwood, M.Sc.
    Fisheries Joint Management Committee- Canada Member
Recorded Presentations
  1. Title: A 1-km Resolution Daily Meteorological Dataset from 1901 to 2100 for Modelling and Mapping Permafrost in Canada
    Presenter: Yu Zhang, Canada Centre for Remote Sensing
  2. Title: Footprints of mining disturbances in Canada's Arctic using satellite and in-situ observations
    Presenter:  Wenjun Chen, Canada Centre for Remote Sensing
Recorded Presentations
  1. Topic: Overwintering fires in boreal forests of North America
    Presenter: Rebecca C. Scholten, Faculty of Science, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
  2. Topic: More dry fuels and lightning will spark future increases in boreal forest fires
    Presenter: Thomas Duchnik Hessilt, Dept. of Earth Science, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
Recorded Presentations
  1. Topic: Increasing wildfires and the carbon balance of boreal forests
    Presenter: Xanthe Walker, Assistant Research Professor, Center for Ecosystem Science and Society, Department of Biological Sciences, Northern Arizona University
  2. Topic: Impacts of wildfire and permafrost thaw on carbon cycling in peatlands
    Presenter: David Olefeldt, Associate Professor and CAIP Chair in Catchment and Wetland Science, Department of Renewable Resources, University of Alberta
Recorded Presentations
  1. Topic: Assessing the Vulnerability of Peatlands and Uplands to Wildfire in Boreal Northwest Territories
    Presenter: Laura Bourgeau-Chavez, PhD Michigan Tech Research Institute, Michigan Technological University
  2. Topic: Towards Remote Sensing of Surface Water Connectivity across the Canadian Shield
    Presenter: Ekaterina Lezine, Brown University