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Therapeutic Jurisprudence, Rehabilitation, and Responding to Mental Illness in the Context of Criminal Courts in Remote, Mainly Inuit Arctic Communities
Researchers have recently suggested using the problem-solving court principles that guide criminal court mental health diversion initiatives in large North American cities and elsewhere to deliver similar objectives outside ...
Modeling Biophysical Variables in the Canadian High Arctic Using Synthetic Aperture Radar Data
The estimation or modeling of biophysical variables such as surface roughness, vegetation phytomass, and soil moisture in the Arctic is an important step towards understanding arctic energy fluxes, effects of changing ...
Hydroclimatic and Landscape Controls Over Mudboil Formation in the Canadian High Arctic
This study aimed to gain an understanding of changing active layer dynamics in the High Arctic, specifically in terms of understanding the spatial distribution of mudboils to identify climatic and landscape controls, and ...
Shrub expansion in the low Arctic: The influence of snow and vegetation feedbacks on nitrogen cycling
Climate change has coincided with expansion of deciduous shrub species in the Arctic. Increased deciduous vegetation in the tundra could have profound implications on regional climate, carbon balance, and biogeochemical ...
Biophysical Remote Sensing and Terrestrial CO2 Exchange at Cape Bounty, Melville Island
Cape Bounty, Melville Island is a partially vegetated High Arctic landscape with three main plant communities: polar semi-desert (47% of the study area), mesic tundra (31%) , and wet sedge meadows (7%). The objective of ...
The Governance of Waste in Iqaluit, Nunavut
Through ethnographic fieldwork and archival research, this thesis examines the historical and contemporary governing practices that inform waste management in Iqaluit, Nunavut. I draw on governance theory to critically ...