This year, 2020, has made some waves in the world and my studies. In Mid-March, I began preparing for my second field season of my Master’s project until all fieldwork got cancelled due to the pandemic outbreak. I was quite excited to start my second year of fieldwork, where I would return to Waterhen, MB Read more about Katelyn’s Masters Project Update![…]
It’s 5:00 AM. My cabinmate and the science coordinator, Morgan, gets up and leaves. She’ll figure out the plan for the day based on the weather with the captain of the MV Namao, Walter and then have breakfast. I’ll groggily pull on my workboots and head to the upstairs lab to turn on the gas Read more about Lake Winnipeg Summer 2018[…]
This family is a key point of contact for our researchers on the Manitoba Great Lakes Project.
On March 22 – World Water Day – LWF staff and supporters gathered at FortWhyte Alive in Winnipeg to celebrate our shared waters and announce $21,000 in funding for four Manitoba-based projects. Researchers at the University of Manitoba are studying water quality in Lake Manitoba, Lake Winnipegosis and Lake Waterhen, combining satellite imagery with surface-water Read more about World Water Day 2017 – LWF funds $21,000 in local water projects, including UM Manitoba Great Lakes Project[…]
This special edition of the Ambio is a synthesis of the Greenland Ecosystem Monitoring programme (GEM). Thirteen papers describe chosen results and analyses of the past 10 and 20 years. The issue can be found on the Springer website, as seen below.
Dr. Gary Stern, co-lead of the GENICE project with Dr. Casey Hubert from the University of Calgary, recently received $4 million dollars for Genomics Research in Oil Spill Preparedness and Emergency Response in an Arctic Marine Environment. Funding came from the province of Manitoba and the federal government of Canada. MP for Winnipeg South, Terry Read more about Congratulations Dr. Gary Stern! Co-lead of the GENICE project[…]
Excerpt from the National Post, January 8, 2017. Read the complete article. As the Trudeau government begins to set its 2017 budget priorities, the country’s 1,000-strong community of Arctic researchers is hoping to secure new funding for a key research network that will otherwise be forced to wind down in 2018. . . The research network that could Read more about Arctic Research Program ArcticNet due to close in 2018 – What will PM Trudeau do?[…]