The North Yukon Permafrost Conference was held in Dawson City, between the 21st and 26th of August, 2022.
The Conference was organized by the First Nation of Na-Cho Nyak Dun (FNNND), Tr’ondëk Hwëch’in Government (THG), Vuntut Gwitchin Government (VGG), and the Canadian Permafrost Association (CPA). The program comprised of keynote presentations, panel discussions, poster presentations, half-day field excursions, and evening public lectures.
Further details of the conference are available on the CPA website.
There were fifteen posters presented by network members at the conference, including graduate students, post-doctoral fellows, investigators and our data scientist, as well as a poster by the network Strategy Committee presented by the Scientific Director. You can see the posters below.
Poster awards were presented by the CPA in three categories; Early career level, PhD level and MSc level. Congratulations to the poster award winners listed below.
First: Hannah Macdonell
Second: Emilie Stewart-Jones
Third: Nicole Corbiere
First: Alexandre Chiasson
Second: Maqsad Suriev
Third: Joseph Young
Early Career Level
First: Teddi Herring
Second: Nicholas (Nick) Brown
Third: Julie Perreault
Click on the right-hand side posters below to see the full pdf.
Title: Permafrost mapping at the community scale – Initial results from the community of Tulita, Northwest Territories.
Antoni Lewkowicz on behalf of the CPA’s Permafrost Terminology Action Group
Title: Development of an illustrated plain-language version of
the Glossary of Permafrost and Related Ground-Ice Terms.
Title: Changing Permafrost Conditions in the Sahtu Region of the Central Mackenzie Valley, NWT – a Warming Ice-rich Landscape in Transition.
Title: Permafrost in rock walls of Western Canada.
Title: Ensemble modelling as a step towards permafrost climate services.
Title: Ranking ground surface temperature simulations in the Northwest Territories tundra.
Title: Reducing ambiguity in ground ice detection through Spectral Induced Polarization.
Title: Initial investigation of the recent Johnson River permafrost landslide in the central Mackenzie Valley, NWT.
Title: A review of design and adaptation of embankment infrastructure built on permafrost under a changing climate.
Title: tsp (“teaspoon”): a python library for ground temperature data.
Title: Stability analysis of drilling waste sumps, western Arctic Canada.
Title: Effects of permafrost degradation, geohazards and flooding on the performance and integrity of the Hudson Bay railway.
Title: How can we turn permafrost knowledge into action?
Title: Improving accessibility of geophysical permafrost monitoring data with a Canadian permafrost electrical resistivity survey database: Applications in Northern communities.
Title: An approach for qualitative evaluation of permafrost thaw-settlement potential.
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