The NSERC Permafrost Partnership Network for Canada (NSERC PermafrostNet) unites key scholars and stakeholders from government agencies, industry and Indigenous communities with the common goal of boosting Canada’s ability to adapt to permafrost thaw. The network aims to understand and predict permafrost thaw and its consequences, to connect scales from field sites to national-scale prediction and to prototype knowledge products and practices with stakeholders.

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Land Claims Agreement Coalition Conference 2020
Land Claims Agreement Coalition Conference 2020

“Until this conference I wasn’t aware of the extent of Modern Treaties Territories, but I know that permafrost is distributed across much of northern Canada. The conference made me realize that thes…

Third Canadian Polar Data Workshop
Third Canadian Polar Data Workshop

“The workshop was the ideal venue to introduce PermafrostNet to the polar data management community and to learn from other communities of practice to ensure that the network will help permafrost da…

Unfrozen: How digging and data can help mitigate permafrost thaw
Unfrozen: How digging and data can help mitigate permafrost thaw

“Highways buckle and heave, houses sink, and pipelines and other linear infrastructure are particularly susceptible.”Nick Brown, NSERC PermafrostNet Data Scientist Nick Brown was interviewed for …

Northern Lights 2020
Northern Lights 2020

Members of NSERC PermafrostNet were honoured to attend the 2020 Northern Lights Showcase at the Shaw Centre in Ottawa between 5 – 8 February. The event is Canada’s number 1 Eastern Ar…