Now showing items 1-20 of 53

    • Aboriginal Capacity Building Achievements for Sustainable Natural Resource Development 

      Bullock, Ryan; Kirchhoff, Denis; Mauro, Ian (Centre for Forest Interdisciplinary Research, University of Winnipeg, 2016)
      This knowledge synthesis report provides the first bibliometric profile and systemic review of research on Aboriginal capacity building for natural resource development in Canada.
    • Acid weathering of basalt and basaltic glass: 2. Effects of microscopic alteration textures on spectral properties 

      Smith, Rebecca J.; Horgan, Briony H. N.; Mann, Paul; Cloutis, Edward A.; Christensen, Philip R. (Journal of Geophysical Research: Planets, 2017-01-24)
      Acid alteration has long been proposed for the Martian surface, and so it is important to understand how the resulting alteration textures affect surface spectra. Two basaltic materials of varying crystallinity were altered ...
    • Acidic weathering of basalt and basaltic glass: 1. Near-infrared spectra, thermal infrared spectra, and implications for Mars 

      Horgan, Briony H. N.; Smith, Rebecca J.; Cloutis, Edward A.; Mann, Paul; Christensen, Philip R. (Journal of Geophysical Research: Planets, 2017-01-24)
      Acid-leached rinds and coatings occur in volcanic environments on Earth and have been identified using orbital spectroscopy on Mars, but their development is poorly understood. We simulated long-term open-system acidic ...
    • Analysis of Historical Evidence of Climate Change in Western and Northern Canada 

      Catchpole, A. J. W.; Ball, T. F. (National Museum of Natural Sciences Project on Climatic Change in Canada During the Past 20,000 Years, 1981)
      Analysis of historical climatic evidence, now in progress at the Universities of Manitoba and Winnipeg, are based entirely upon Hudson's Bay Company records. The objective is to thoroughly explore the utility of this ...
    • Automated LULC Map Production using Deep Neural Networks 

      Henry, Christopher J.; Storie, Christopher; Palaniappan, Muthu; Alhassan, Victor; Swamy, Mallikarjun; Aleshinloye, Damilola; Curtis, Andrew; Kima, Daeyoun (Taylor & Francis, 2019-01-17)
      This article presents an approach to automating the creation of land-use/land-cover classification (LULC) maps from satellite images using deep neural networks that were developed to perform semantic segmentation of natural ...
    • Building the System: Follow-up, monitoring & adaptive management 

      Fitzpatrick, Patricia; Williams, Byron (University of Winnipeg, 2020-04-08)
      Does impact assessment (IA) end when the license has been granted? While societal resources tend to focus on rigorous project approvals, what happens to the project, to the public and to the environment once approval is ...
    • Calibrations of phase abundance, composition, and particle size distribution for olivine-orthopyroxene mixtures from reflectance spectra 

      Cloutis, Edward A.; Gaffey, Michael J.; Jackowski, Timothy L.; Reed, Kevin L. (American Geophysical Union, 1986-10-10)
      Spectral reflectance measurements of characterized (phase abundance, particle size) mixtures of olivine and orthopyroxene were utilized to define the correlations between spectral and albedo parameters of such assemblages ...
    • A chrono-geographic look at Mesolithic burials: an initial study 

      Meiklejohn, Christopher; Babb, Jeff; Hiebert, Weldon (Landesamt für Denkmalpflege und Archäologie Sachsen-Anhalt, 2016)
      Over the past decade we have focused on two interrelated topics within Mesolithic burial studies, the relationship between burial number and burial date, and the chronology of Mesolithic sites with burials. Related to this ...
    • Composition of Jupiter irregular satellites sheds light on their origin 

      Bhatt, M.; Reddy, V.; Schindler, K.; Cloutis, E.; Bhardwaj, A.; Corre, L. L.; Mann, P. (EDP Sciences, 2017)
      Context. Irregular satellites of Jupiter with their highly eccentric, inclined and distant orbits suggest that their capture took place after the giant planet migration. Aims. We aim to improve our understanding of the ...
    • Compositional homogeneity of CM parent bodies. 

      Vernazza, P.; Marsset, M.; Beck, P.; Binzel, R. P.; Birlan, M.; Cloutis, E. A.; DeMeo, F. E.; Dumas, C.; Hiroi, T. (The Astronomical Journal, 2016-08-10)
      CM chondrites are the most common type of hydrated meteorites, making up ∼1.5% of all falls. Whereas most CM chondrites experienced only low-temperature (∼0°C–120°C) aqueous alteration, the existence of a small fraction ...
    • A Deep Learning Framework: Land-Use/Land-Cover Mapping and Analysis using Multispectral Satellite Imagery 

      Alhassan, Victor; Henry, Christopher; Ramanna, Sheela; Storie, Christopher (Springer, 2019-07-17)
      In this article, we present an approach to land-use and land-cover (LULC) mapping from multispectral satellite images using deep learning methods. The terms satellite image classification and map production, although used ...
    • Detection of rotational spectral variation on the M-type asteroid (16) Psyche 

      Sanchez, Juan A.; Reddy, Vishnu; Shepard, Michael K.; Thomas, Cristina; Cloutis, Edward A.; Takir, Driss; Conrad, Albert; Kiddell, Cain; Applin, Daniel (The Astronomical Journal, 2016-12-28)
      The asteroid (16) Psyche is of scientific interest because it contains ∼1% of the total mass of the asteroid belt and is thought to be the remnant metallic core of a protoplanet. Radar observations have indicated the ...
    • Diaspores and related hydroxides' Spectral-compositional properties and implications for Mars 

      Cloutis, Edward A; Bell, James F. III (Journal of Geophysical Research, 2000-03-25)
      Differences in spectral reflectance properties (0.3-26 μm) of a suite of metal hydroxides (gibbsite, böhmite, diaspore, goethite, and manganite) have been found to be a function of both structural and compositional differences ...
    • Distribution of hydrated minerals in the north polar region of Mars 

      Horgan, B. H.; Bell, J. F. III; Noe Dobrea, E. Z.; Cloutis, E. A.; Bailey, D. T.; Craig, M. A.; Roach, L. H.; Mustard, J. F. (Journal of Geophysical Research, 2009-01-28)
      The previous discovery of extensive deposits of hydrated minerals in Olympia Planum in the north polar region of Mars by the Mars Express OMEGA instrument raises important questions about the origin and subsequent ...
    • The ecology of methane in streams and rivers: patterns, controls, and global significance 

      Stanley, Emily H.; Casson, Nora J.; Christel, Samuel T.; Crawford, John T.; Loken, Luke C.; Oliver, Samantha K. (Ecological Society of America, 2015-12-07)
      Streams and rivers can substantially modify organic carbon (OC) inputs from terrestrial landscapes, and much of this processing is the result of microbial respiration. While carbon dioxide (CO₂) is the major end‐product ...
    • Evolution of Occator Crater on (1) Ceres 

      Nathues, A.; Platz, T.; Thangjam, G.; Hoffmann, M.; Mengel, K.; Cloutis, E. A.; Le Corre, L.; Reddy, V.; Kallisch, J.; D. A. Crown, D. A. (The Astronomical Journal, 2017-02-17)
      The dwarf planet Ceres (diameter 939 km) is the largest object in the main asteroid belt. Recent investigations suggest that Ceres is a thermally evolved, volatile-rich body with potential geological activity, a body which ...
    • Forestry and Kaiñgining in the Philippines: A Selected Bibliography 

      Scott, Geoffrey A. J. (1980)
      An annotated bibliography on forests and forestry in the Philippines. Table of contents: 1. Aforestation - Reforestation; 2. Deforestation; 3. Forest Laws/Agencies; 4. Vegetation Cover of R.P.; 5. Parang - Fallow; 6. ...
    • Framing Indigenous Partnerships in Energy and Allied Renewable Resource Sectors. Final Report to the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada 

      Bullock, Ryan; Zurba, Melanie (2017)
      Canada is a top five global energy producer and thus is in a leadership position with respect to how it engages in international markets and, increasingly, energy partnerships. Growing global energy demand and international ...
    • Hydrological and catchment controls on event-scale dissolved organic carbon dynamics in boreal headwater streams 

      Ducharme, Adrienne A.; Casson, Nora J.; Higgins, Scott N.; Friesen-Hughes, Karl (Wiley, 2021-06-23)
      Hydrological events transport large proportions of annual or seasonal dissolved organic carbon (DOC) loads from catchments to streams. The timing, magnitude and intensity of these events are very sensitive to changes in ...
    • Hydrological and seasonal controls of phosphorus in Northern Great Plains agricultural streams 

      Casson, Nora J.; Wilson, Henry F.; Higgins, Stephanie (Alliance of Crop, Soil., and Environmental Science Societies, 2019)
      Controls on nutrient transport in cold, low relief agricultural regions vary dramatically among seasons. The spring snowmelt is often the dominant runoff and nutrient loading event of the year. However, climate change may ...