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  • A new staples industry? Complexity, governance and Canada's diamond mines 

    Fitzpatrick, Patricia J. (Oxford University Press, 2007)
    The discovery of indicator minerals in the Slave geological province began a staking and development rush that, in a little over a decade, saw Canada becoming one of the world’s largest producers of diamonds. An examination ...
  • Advancing local energy transitions: A global review of government instruments supporting community energy 

    Leonhardt, Reata; Noble, Bram; Poelzer, Greg; Fitzpatrick, Patricia; Belcher, Ken; Holdmann, Gwen (Elsevier, 2021-10-28)
    The adoption and encouragement of community energy, that is, the incentive to develop renewable energy projects with community participation and ownership, is a key ingredient of energy transition. Government policies and ...
  • Empowering Churchill: Exploring energy security in northern Manitoba 

    Kvern, Michael; Fitzpatrick, Patricia; Fishback, LeeAnn (Arctic Institute of North America, 2022-06-11)
    To those living in Churchill, Manitoba, having power means much more than being able to turn on the lights. Using Churchill as a case study, we examine how local context can improve the suitability of energy security ...
  • Linking dominant rainfall-runoff event hydrologic response dynamics with nitrate and chloride load estimates of three boreal Shield catchments 

    Ross, C. A.; Casson, N. J.; Tenuwara, M. (American Geophysical Union, 2021-08-21)
    Understanding hydrological dynamics in boreal Shield catchments is critical for projecting changes in stream runoff and chemistry in a region that is sensitive to climate change. Previous work has mostly focused on a limited ...
  • A model for training undergraduate students in collaborative science 

    Casson, Nora J.; Whitfield, Colin J.; Baulch, Helen M.; Mills, Sheryl; North, Rebecca L.; Venkiteswaran, Jason J. (American Geophysical Union, 2018-08-16)
    Engagement of undergraduate students in research has been demonstrated to correlate with improved academic performance and retention. Research experience confers many benefits on participants, particularly foundational ...
  • 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.
  • 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 ...
  • Pyroxene spectroscopy revisited: Spectral-compositional correlations and relationship to geothermometry. 

    Cloutis, Edward A.; Gaffey, Michael J. (Journal of Geophysical Research, 1991-12-25)
    Pyroxene reflectance and transmittance spectra have been examined in a search for systematic relationships between spectral features and compositional variations and to assess the applicability of reflectance spectroscopy ...
  • Spectroscopic Imaging in Art Conservation: A New Tool for Materials Investigations 

    Attas, Michael; Cloutis, Edward; Collins, Catherine; Goltz, Douglas; Majzels, Claudine; Mansfield, James R.; Mantsch, Henry H. (The MIT Press, 2003-08-01)
  • Mineralogic constraints on sulfur-rich soils from Pancam spectra at Gusev crater, Mars 

    Johnson, J. R.; Bell, J. F. III; Cloutis, E.; Staid, M.; Farrand, W. H.; McCoy, T.; Rice, M.; Wang, A.; Yen, A. (Geophysical Research Letters, 2007-07-06)
    The Mars Exploration Rover (MER) Spirit excavated sulfur-rich soils exhibiting high albedo and relatively white to yellow colors at three main locations on and south of Husband Hill in Gusev crater, Mars. The multispectral ...
  • 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 ...
  • Optical and radiometric models of the NOMAD instrument part I: the UVIS channel 

    Vandaele, Ann C.; Willame, Yannick; Depiesse, Cédric; Thomas, Ian R.; Robert, Séverine; Bolsée, David; Patel, Manish R.; Mason, Jon P.; Leese, Mark; Lesschaeve, Stefan; Antoine, Philippe; Daerden, Frank; Delanoye, Sofie; Drummond, Rachel; Neefs, Eddy; Ristic, Bojan; Lopez-Moreno, José-Juan; Bellucci, Giancarlo; NOMAD Team, NOMAD Team (Optics Express, 2015-11-09)
    The NOMAD instrument has been designed to best fulfil the science objectives of the ExoMars Trace Gas Orbiter mission that will be launched in 2016. The instrument is a combination of three channels that cover the UV, ...
  • Optical and radiometric models of the NOMAD instrument part II: the infrared channels - SO and LNO 

    Thomas, I. R.; Vandaele, A.C.; Robert, S.; Neefs, E.; Drummond, R.; Daerden, F.; Delanoye, S.; Ristic, B.; Berkenbosch, S.; Clairquin, R.; Maes, J.; Bonnewijn, S.; Depiesse, C.; Mahieux, A.; Trompet, L.; Neary, L.; Willame, Y.; Wilquet, V.; Nevejans, D.; Aballea, L.; Moelans, W.; De Vos, L.; Lesschaeve, S.; Van Vooren, N.; Lopez-Moreno, J.-J.; Patel, M. R.; Bellucci, G.; NOMAD Team, NOMAD Team (Optics Express, 2016-02-16)
    NOMAD is a suite of three spectrometers that will be launched in 2016 as part of the joint ESA-Roscosmos ExoMars Trace Gas Orbiter mission. The instrument contains three channels that cover the IR and UV spectral ranges ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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. ...
  • Lake Manitoba and its Watershed: Knowledge Gaps & Next Steps 

    Lake Manitoba Working Group (2016)
    Lake Manitoba is a large, shallow prairie lake located in central Manitoba. The lake and watershed are subject to numerous environmental pressures including climate change, land use change, and regulation of water levels, ...

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