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Northern Lakes as Sentinels of Environmental Changes 

Objectives: The research program will focus on the following themes: 


  • Understanding past, present, and projected Great Bear Lake ice phenology and thickness. 

  • Investigating the interplay between ice condition variability and lake water attributes. 

  • The characterization and projection of lake ice subsurface- and surface-atmosphere interaction, and exchanging processes in a changing climate using advanced remote sensing techniques. 

Project PI(s):  

  • Dr. Homa Kheyrollah Pour 


Project partner: 

  • Government of Northwest Territories   

  • Délįne Government 

  • Danny Gaudet (Indigenous Concepts and Solutions Inc.


Funding:  NSERC Canada Research Chair Program

Period: 2019/07 to 2024/06 

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