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News

Feb 21st 2018

Internships offers this summer at Ouranos

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Feb 16th 2018

Video: Taking climate into account in decision-making

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Feb 1st 2018

Floods in a context of climate change (French only)

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Consortium on regional climatology and adaptation to climate change

Northern Environment

  • Issues
  • Objectives
  • Research project

Issues

  • Strengthen the adaptability and resilience of communities
  • Protect ecological integrity, and natural and socio-cultural heritage
  • Incorporate adaptation into management practices and land use
  • Consider climate change in economic development planning

Objectives

Promote the acquisition of knowledge about adaptation and transfer it to the appropriate authorities to support the integration of climate risks and foster sustainable development.

  • Encourage innovative reasearch
  • Support authorities in decision-making processes
  • Improve understanding of the identification, analysis, selection, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of adaptation measures

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COORDINATOR(S)

Stéphanie Bleau

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Stéphanie Bleau holds a Master’s in water sciences from INRS-ETE (Institut national de la recherche scientifique, centre—eau, terre et environnement). Her expertise is mostly in subarctic and arctic environments; Ms. Bleau studies the mechanisms, processes and hydro-climatic parameters that dictate river, estuary and sea-ice regimes. She is particularly interested in microwave remote sensing, climate change adaptation and in collaborative approaches to adaptation within Nunavik communities. Ms. Bleau’s experience organizing major urban events in winter tourism, and in coastal and offshore navigation, provide her with significant business expertise. At Ouranos since 2014, she co-coordinates of the Northern Environment and Tourism programs within the Vulnerabilities, Impacts and Adaptation Group.

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Robert Siron

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Robert Siron holds a Doctorate in oceanography from the University of Marseilles, France. He worked as a researcher in ecotoxicology at INRS-Oceanology in Rimouski. After a few years as a consultant, he joined Fisheries and Oceans Canada to help establish the St. Lawrence Observatory and then worked as a scientific manager at the oceans policies and management department in Ottawa where he helped establish ecosystemic management and conservation programs for Canada's oceans. He also participated to several group of experts and to national as well as international programs such as the intergovernmental oceanographic committee, the trilateral ALÉNA committee and the Arctic Council’s. Mr. Siron joined Ouranos in 2009 as scientific coordinator of Quebec’s Action Plan on Climate Change (PACC). Since 2013, He has coordinated the Ecosystems and Biodiversity program since 2015, and co-coordinates the Northern Environment program within the Vulnerabilities, Impacts and Adaptation Group.

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Research projects

2014 - 2019

Identifying vulnerable wetland ecosystems and plants of Eeyou Istchee James Bay to climate change

Principal investigator(s):
N. Fenton
Downloadable documents:
Coming soon
Starting

Rabies Ready: Modelling the future of arctic fox rabies dynamics and associated risk management

Principal investigator(s):
P. Leighton
Downloadable documents:
Fact Sheet
Starting

AVATIVUT

Principal investigator(s):
E. Lévesque
Downloadable documents:
Fact Sheet
In progress

Climate Change and the Tundra of Nunavik: Exposure, Sensitivity and Vulnerability

Principal investigator(s):
D. Berteaux
Downloadable documents:
Fact Sheet
In progress

ARQULUK

Principal investigator(s):
G. Doré
Downloadable documents:
Coming soon
Ending soon

Adaptation Policy and Practice in Nunavik

Principal investigator(s):
J. Ford
Downloadable documents:
Fact Sheet
Ending soon

Mapping the Impacts of Climate Change on Salmonid Habitat in the Northern Lakes of Québec

Principal investigator(s):
Y. Gratton
Downloadable documents:
Coming soon
Fact Sheet
Ending soon

Climate Change and Clean Energy in Nunavik-Nunatsiavut

Principal investigator(s):
R. Siron
C. Larrivée
Downloadable documents:
Synthesis report
Completed

Impacts of Climate Change on Storminess and Storm Surges in the Hudson Bay and James Bay Region

Principal investigator(s):
J. Savard
Downloadable documents:
Fact Sheet
Coming soon
Completed
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