New team member – Emma Stockton

Emma Stockton

The network has taken on Emma Stockton as a part time administrative assistant to help the Director of Operations. Emma is a Ph.D. candidate working with Chris Burn on Permafrost and infrastructure sustainability, western Arctic Canada. Emma is examining various aspects of the ground thermal regime along the Dempster Highway and Inuvik-Tuktoyaktuk Highway, including a comparison on conditions beneath and beside the road, the effect of soil moisture on ground temperatures, and the role of snow accumulation at the sides of the embankment. Her PhD work is supported by the NWT Geoscience Office and Transport Canada.