ARI staff attend ArcticNet's Annual Scientific Meeting

June, 20 2019

ARI staff attended ArcticNet's Annual Scientific Meeting this year at the Shaw Centre in Ottawa from December 10-14. Vice President, Research Pippa Seccombe-Hett along with Christopher Burn, a 2018 recipient of the Governor General's Polar Medal and ARI Research Associate, and Scott Dallimore chaired a session on the United Nations Environmental Program Rapid Response Assessment on Coastal Permafrost. Davonna Kasook, ARI's Licensing Coordinator, and graduate of Aurora College delivered a paper, "Using ArcGIS Story Map as tool to educate and facilitate geo-spatial knowledge transfer' and Garfield Giff, ARI's Manager, GIS presented a paper, "Using unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) to map and monitor the effects of climate-driven changes on the Western Arctic Environment: A Caribou Hills case study."