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Yukon-focus Webinars

This occasional webinar series 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 Yukon Webinar email list.

Recorded Presentations
Time: 2pm ET
  1. Topic: Mapping above-ground biomass of tundra ecosystem plant functional types using unmanned aerial vehicles
    Presenter: Kathleen Orndahl, Northern Arizona University
  2. Topic: The CariView Experience: using GPS video-camera collars to better understand foraging ecology and summer diets of barrenground caribou
    Presenter: Libby Ehlers, University of Montana
Recorded Presentations
  1. Topic: Drone data from Qikiqtaruk reveal heterogeneity in tundra greenness not captured by satellites
    Presenter: Jakob Assmann, Aarhus University
  2. Topic: Cross-scale research captures Arctic greening in the Yukon Arctic
    Presenter: Isla Myers-Smith, University of Edinburgh
Recorded Presentations
  1. Topic: Three decades of integrated Catchment Science in Yukon Territory
    Presenter: Sean Carey, Professor
    School of Earth, Environment & Society, McMaster University, Canada
  2. Topic: Impact of Boreal and Tundra PM Fire Emissions on Air Quality in the Yukon 2001-2019
    Presenter: Tatiana Loboda, Professor University of Maryland
Recorded Presentations
  1. Topic: Airborne lidar for NASA's ABoVE campaigns: coverage and uses
    Presenter: Dr. Paul Montesano, Research Scientist, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Science Systems and Applications, Inc.
  2. Topic: Remotely Sensed Active Layer Thickness and Soil Moisture In Canada
    Presenter: Dr. Kevin Schaefer, National Snow and Ice Data Center, University of Colorado
Recorded Presentations
  1. Topic: Mapping waterfowl habitat using remote sensing of wetland type and seasonal inundation dynamics
    Presenter: Nancy French, Liza Jenkins, Michael Battaglia from Michigan Tech Research Institute and Michael Merchant, Kevin Smith of Ducks Unlimited Canada
  2. Topic: An object-based wetland classification for the Dawson Planning Region, Yukon
    Presenter:  Rebecca Warren and Jamie Kenyon, Ducks Unlimited Canada
Recorded Presentations
  1. Topic: Integrating AVIRIS-NG and unoccupied aerial vehicles for evaluating impacts of disturbance on lake and river biogeochemistry
    Presenter: Kevin Turner, Associate Professor, Brock University
  2. Topic: The consequences of permafrost thaw on soil moisture and hydrology: what can we learn from long term monitoring and ecosystem models?
    Presenter:  Hélène Genet, Assistant Professor, Institute of Arctic Biology, University of Alaska Fairbanks
  1. Topic: Continental and regional patterns in caribou resource selection in response to forest fire
    Presenter: Eric Palm, PhD Student working with Mark Hebblewhite on the ABoVE Project "Animals on the Move"
    Presentation: Download PPTX
  2. Topic: Introducing the Priority Place Initiative — Yukon South Beringia
    Presenter: Paula Pacholek, Senior Policy Analyst, Northern Region (Whitehorse), Canadian Wildlife Service, ECC
    Presentation: View PDF
Topic: Finding, Downloading, and Using NASA ABoVE data products in the Yukon Territory
  • Dr. Peter Griffith, Chief Support Scientist
  • Dr. Liz Hoy, Senior Support Scientist