Addressing how changing ocean dynamics impact coastal communities, and how rapidly-evolving social and economic conditions impact the marine environment

Sustainable Nunatsiavut Futures

This project will look at rapidly changing environmental conditions in Northern Canada and the impacts on local communities who depend heavily on marine resources. The project will combine community-led knowledge and monitoring with traditional science to build local scientific capacity in marine research.

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This project aims to provide better understanding of the connection between ocean health, marine animal health, and human health.

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Future Ocean and Coastal Infrastructures -FOCI

Researchers are re-thinking the way we design, develop, and manage infrastructures, with an overarching aim to ensure the designs of the future are sustainable, safe and inclusive.

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Offshore Groundwater Resources in a Changing Marine Environment: SOURCE

Freshwater offshore aquifers located beneath the seafloor may represent a new and critical water resource for Prince Edward Island, and for similar island settings worldwide.

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Benthic Ecosystem Mapping for Sustainable Ocean Stewardship in a Shifting Ocean Climate - BEcoME

Surprisingly, only a small fraction of the seafloor has been mapped at the levels needed for us to understand ocean seafloor processes. This project aims to address data gaps in the Northwest Atlantic and help predict how threats like climate change will drive changes to vulnerable marine life on and near the seafloor.

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