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Funding received for Water Knowledge Application Network

Permafrost in the Northwest Territories is thawing and the ecosystem is changing. Over the past three years, Wilfrid Laurier University researcher¬†William (Bill) Quinton, a Canada Research Chair in Cold Regions Hydrology, has been working with collaborators to map the change … Continue reading

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TPRN research featured in a research highlight in Environmental Research Letters

A study done on the impact of seismic lines on permafrost was recently featured in Environmental Research Letters. See the full article HERE

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Recent Media Coverage

There has been a great deal of activity lately that has resulted in several media articles and reports on different TPRN researchers. (NOTE: Some of these stories have been archived and are no longer available) 1) NWT Minister of the … Continue reading

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NWT Officials Tour Scotty Creek Research Site

We were fortunate to take a group of NWT officials, including the territorial minister of the Environment and Natural Resources, researchers and community leaders on a tour of the Scotty Creek Research Site. It was a great opportunity to showcase … Continue reading

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Field Team Deployed at Scotty Creek

The first round of the 2013 Wilfrid Laurier University Field Team was deployed in March. Snow surveys, snow sampling and equipment set up was on the task list. Warm (well, relatively), sunny weather and the beautiful NWT landscape were ideal … Continue reading

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Building the Taiga Plains Research Network

On February 22, 2013, researchers from accross Canada gathered at Wilfrid Laurier University in Waterloo for a meeting on current work being conducted in the Taiga Plains. The focus of the day was to share ideas, learn more about the … Continue reading

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