Natural and social science projects

Natural science
Program/School Category Researcher Status
Accretionary tectonics in southwest Yukon School of Science Geology/geophysics Joel Cubley Ongoing
Ethno-Ornithology of Yukon and Alaska Biology Kathryn Aitken Ongoing
Focal species in tundra systems: gyrfalcon, willow ptarmigan Biodiversity Monitoring Biology Dave Mossop Ongoing
Lab Scale Study of Nitrate and Arsenic Removal via Permeable Reactive Barrier under Cold Conditions Northern Mine Remediation Environmental science, Water Guillaume Nielsen Ongoing
Mackenzie Mountains EarthScope project School of Science Geology/geophysics Joel Cubley Ongoing
Mine Revegetation in the North: Meeting Yukon community expectations of reclamation success Northern Mine Remediation Environmental science, Biology Guillaume Nielsen Ongoing
Nitrogen removal using bacteria at the Minto Mine Northern Mine Remediation Environmental science, Biology Guillaume Nielsen Ongoing
Northern Mine Remediation course for First Nation communities Northern Mine Remediation Natural science Guillaume Nielsen Ongoing
Scottie Creek Borderlands culture history project Archaeology Norman Alexander Easton Ongoing
The Yukon biodiversity working group - annual forum Biodiversity Monitoring Biology Dave Mossop Ongoing
Wetland analysis and monitoring Biodiversity Monitoring Climate change Dave Mossop Ongoing
Yukon endangered birds: research and monitoring Biodiversity Monitoring Biology Dave Mossop Ongoing
Design and implementation of early detection and warning systems for transportation infrastructure impacted by permafrost-related geohazards Permafrost and Geoscience Geology/geophysics Fabrice Calmels Completed in 2022
Flooding in Dawson and Old Crow: Exposure analysis and risk reduction recommendations Climate Change Research Climate change, Water Maciej Stetkiewicz, Benoit Turcotte, Brian Horton, Stephanie Saal Completed in 2022
Ecological monitoring protocols for protected areas Biodiversity Monitoring Biology Dave Mossop Completed in 2022
Feasibility of extracting heat energy from groundwater on the Yukon University campus School of Science Energy, Water David Petkovich Completed in 2020
Seedbanks in Yukon communities: developing protocols, a roadmap, and course materials YukonU Research Centre Natural science Rachel Pugh Completed in 2019
Green options for winter parking at Ayamdigut campus School of Science Energy, Natural science Scott Gilbert Completed in 2018
Congdon Creek campground electric bear fence trial School of Science Biology Scott Gilbert Completed in 2018
In situ bioremediation in Keno hill Northern Mine Remediation Environmental science, Water Guillaume Nielsen Completed in 2018
Native seed bank in the Yukon - State of the art Northern Mine Remediation Natural science, Biology Amelie Janin Completed in 2017
Compendium of metal uptake in plants growing on mine sites in Yukon Northern Mine Remediation Natural science, Biology Amelie Janin Completed in 2017
Bioaccumulation of pharmaceuticals and personal care products (PPCPs) in birds and invertebrates School of Science Biology Kathryn Aitken Completed in 2017
Characterizing local plant materials as carbon substrates for passive water treatment systems Northern Mine Remediation Natural science, Biology Amelie Janin Completed in 2017
Yukon passive water treatment workshop Northern Mine Remediation Water Amelie Janin Completed in 2016
Enhancing the resilience of the mining and transportation sectors to changes in permafrost and snow Climate Change Research Natural science Alison Perrin, Brian Horton Completed in 2016
Learning with constructed wetlands in Pelly Crossing Northern Mine Remediation Natural science Amelie Janin Completed in 2016
Urban ecological restoration in the north YukonU Research Centre Natural science Completed in 2015
Developing protocols and capacity for northern restoration with local native plants Northern Mine Remediation Natural science, Biology Katherine Stewart Completed in 2015
A bear risk assessment for Yukon place School of Science Biology Scott Gilbert Completed in 2015
Fish otolith chemistry for environmental assessments Northern Mine Remediation Natural science Amelie Janin Completed in 2015
Brackish water treatment in northern Yukon Northern Mine Remediation Natural science Amelie Janin Completed in 2015
Metal uptake in northern constructed wetlands Northern Mine Remediation Natural science Amelie Janin Completed in 2015
The accessibility, quality, and safety of the Liard First Nation’s drinking water supply YukonU Research Centre Water Clint Sawicki Completed in 2015
Vegetation management of power line right-of-ways in northern Canada YukonU Research Centre Natural science Completed in 2014
Mine site metal sequestration with leonardite Northern Mine Remediation Natural science Amelie Janin Completed in 2014
Northern biochar for northern restoration YukonU Research Centre Natural science Completed in 2013
Yukon revegetation manual YukonU Research Centre Biology Clint Sawicki Completed in 2012
Social science
Program/School Category Researcher Status
What about the land and the water? YukonU Research Centre Social science Bronwyn Hancock Completed in 2020
Resources and Sustainable Development in the Arctic YukonU Research Centre Social science Valoree Walker Completed in 2019
Monthly loan payment tool School of Business and Leadership Social science Alissa Hosein-Jacob Completed in 2019
Current state of women in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) in Yukon School of Trades, Technology and Mining Social science Completed in 2018
Community energy and emissions inventory - Cambridge Bay, Nunavut Climate Change Research Social science Completed in 2014
Community energy and emissions inventory - Kluane Lake Region, Yukon Climate Change Research Social science Completed in 2012
Social economy research network of northern Canada YukonU Research Centre Social science Valoree Walker Completed in 2012