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 Arctic and Northern conference, featuring presentations, an exhibitor showcase, workshops and a variety of networking opportunities. The first Northern Lights event was in 2008 Read more…

Student employment program – Freezing and thawing processes using passive or/and active inter-seasonal heat/cold redistribution systems to stabilize permafrost thawing or thaw permafrost.

This project seeks to understand the strength and thaw consolidation characteristics of permafrost sediments through a comprehensive laboratory program. Starting with existing laboratory data, both published and from industry where available, we will build a geotechnical permafrost soils database in collaboration with the other projects in the network. The specific data gaps, the quality and reliability of the data will inform the direction of the experimental pro- gram, adding to previous databases that have compiled mostly geotechnical index properties.

MSc in Parameter estimation using Bayesian techniques to reduce uncertainty in process-based modelling of permafrost soil carbon

This project seeks to understand the strength and thaw consolidation characteristics of permafrost sediments through a comprehensive laboratory program. Starting with existing laboratory data, both published and from industry where available, we will build a geotechnical permafrost soils database in collaboration with the other projects in the network. The specific data gaps, the quality and reliability of the data will inform the direction of the experimental pro- gram, adding to previous databases that have compiled mostly geotechnical index properties.

PhD in simulation-based climate services for permafrost environments

This project seeks to understand the strength and thaw consolidation characteristics of permafrost sediments through a comprehensive laboratory program. Starting with existing laboratory data, both published and from industry where available, we will build a geotechnical permafrost soils database in collaboration with the other projects in the network. The specific data gaps, the quality and reliability of the data will inform the direction of the experimental pro- gram, adding to previous databases that have compiled mostly geotechnical index properties.