Association of Polar Early Career Scientists

Here you can find all the past webinars hosted and orgaised by APECS Canada.

APECS Canada Online Conference

Guest speaker - Steve Fergurson: Killer whale predation in the Arctic 
Nick Pilfold: Polar bear predatory behaviour reveals seascape distribution of ringed seal lairs.
Isabel Barrio: Creating a research network to study herbivory in northern and alpine environments.
Patrick O. Englehardt: A textural and lithological examination of the Camp 26 Medial Moraine Atlin, British Columbia, Canada
Leah Beveridge: The Environmental Risks of Shipping in the Canadian Arctic, the Implications for Northerners, and a Way Forward
Guest speaker - Louis Fortier: Deciphering the ontogenic migrations of the Arctic cod using acoustics over the annual cycle in the Beaufort Sea.
Jesica Goldsmit: Early detection of non-indigenous species in ports of the Canadian Arctic: Establishing a baseline.
Matthew Gilbert: Alternative migratory strategies of Arctic char in a highly variable and changing environment.
Karen Dunmall: Arctic Salmon: Monitoring Change through Local Communities
Louise Chavarie: Fatty acid signatures and stomach contents of four sympatric Lake Trout: assessment of trophic patterns among morphotypes and spatio-temportal variability in Great Bear Lake. 

Bridging careers from Science to Policy

Eva Kruemmel and Aynslie Ogden

A focus in the interface of Arctic science & policy

Marc-André Dubois and Bob Van Dijken

Is there a role for Science in Policy?

Diane Freeman and Harry Borlase

Ten Ways to Put an Audience To Sleep and Ten Ways To Get Them Begging for More. The Elusive Art of Communicating Science.

Ed Struzik

A Data Sharing Model from the IASOA Consortium: The Scientist-Centered Approach

Sandy Starkweather 

How to present your research at an Artctic conference

pdf part 1 pdf part 2

Nikolaus Gantner and Eric Loring 

Western Arctic Research Webinar

  1.  Gabrielle Gascon:Three-dimensional changes of the stratigraphy of the accumulation area of the Devon Ice Cap, Nunavut, during a period of climate warming.
  2. Falk Huettmann:Status, overview and strategic conservation management (Marxan) of the three poles: How do we fit in?
  3. Emily ChoyIdentifying the offshore diet of the eastern Beaufort Sea belugas and the energetic effects of climate change.
  4. Adam HoubenPermafrost thaw slump effects on tundra lake limnology and Hg cycling in a warnming Arctic. 
  5. Louise Chavarie: An exceptional case of Lake Trout polymorphism: the coexistence of multiple shallow-water forms in Great Bear Lake, NT.
  6. Kristen Peck: Eating off of the same plate: interactions between a small mammal and invertebrate herbivores

Eastern Arctic Research Webinar

  1. Jean-Sebastien Moore: Describing the dispersal behaviour of Baffin Island anadromous Arctic char using a genetic assignment approach.
  2. Moritz Schmid: New perspectives in zooplankton sampling: use of in situ optical imaging to profile the vertical distributions of taxa
  3. Heather Mariash: Implications of a changing Arctic to freshwater ecosystems: adaptions to shorter ice cover.
  4. Cortney A. Watt: How adaptable are narwhal: a comparison of foraging behaviour among the world’s three narwhal populations
  5. Jennifer Provencher: Pollution and parasites; why they both matter in marine bird conservation.

 Working in/with the community and afterwards

  1. Kiah Hachey (Research Advisor, Dept. of Social & Cultural Development, Nunavut Tunngavik Inc.)
  2. Sonia Wesche (Assistant professor in the department of geography at the University of Ottawa)
  3. Deborah Simmons (Adjunct Professor in the department of Native Studies & Natural Resources Institute, University of Manitoba)  & Jean Polfus (PhD candidate at the University of Manitoba) & Walter Bayha (member of the Délı̨nę First Nation).


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