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Events

Upcoming Events

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On September 28, 2021, the INQ's Working Group on New Renewable Energies  invites you to reflect and interact with experts to define Nunavimmiut-friendly housing energy efficiency standards
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Climate change and mercury are two of the greatest threats to Arctic marine predators like narwhals and beluga. Not only do these stressors exert individual impacts, but they also interact to cause often unpredictable consequences. Long-term datasets and access to relevant biological tissues and associated biomarkers are rare in Arctic species and thus hinder our understanding of stressor effects. In this webinar I will discuss the use of narwhal tusk and beluga teeth as unique and valuable archives of historical data on mercury and climate change.
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Webinar presented by Louis César Pasquier, Associate Professor, Environmental Technologies Laboratory, INRS-ETE
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The Arctic is warming much faster than the rest of the planet. This warming can be amplified or attenuated by natural climate variability. However, the sparse meteorological and instrumental data in the Arctic, when available, do not extend beyond the last 50 years. This reality prevents an adequate understanding of the climate system in this highly vulnerable region. To overcome this lack, we use annually laminated sediments (varves) at the bottom of Arctic lakes. This allows us to go back in time, typically several millennia before present, with annual temporal resolution. Sawtooth Lake on Ellesmere Island has been the subject of several studies since the 1990s because of the excellent preservation and high quality of seasonal sedimentary deposits. Using new analytical techniques, a strong climate signal has been detected in the Sawtooth varves that corresponds to the Atlantic Multidecadal Oscillation (AMO). Our varve record, which dates back to the last 2900 years, thus represents the longest reconstruction of the AMO available to date. In contrast to most AMO reconstructions, this one is significantly correlated with several other ocean surface temperature reconstructions from high-resolution marine records around the Atlantic, suggesting that our AMO reconstruction is reliable. Overall, the data show that the period between 1400-1600 was the coldest of the last 2900 years, in contrast to the last decade which is the warmest. Finally, we explore the mechanism behind this abrupt cooler period that occurred 600 years ago.
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webinar presented by Dave St. Amour, Professor, Department of Psychology, UQAM
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Webinar presented by Laurie Guimond Professor, Department of Geography, UQAM
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Webinar hosted by Mélanie-Louise Leblanc, PhD student, INQ-McGill Chair In Northern Research – Wildlife Conservation And Traditional Food Security
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Webinar presented by Michelle Garneau, Professor, Department of Geography, UQAM
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Webinaire animé par Suzanne Lalonde, Professor, Faculty of Law, Université de Montréal

Past Events

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Webinar presented by Achim Randelhoff, UMI Takuvik, Université Laval
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Webinar hosted by Cécile Aenishaenslin and Léa Delesalle, Groupe de recherche en épidémiologie des zoonoses et santé publique, Faculté de médecine vétérinaire, Université de Montréal
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Activity postponed. The new date will be announced later. Round Table moderated by Marika Wheeler (CBC Radio), with William Tagoona (Communications director, Makivik Corp.), Esther Lévesque (professor, UQTR) and Sarah Rogers (Nunatsiaq News)
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Conference presented by Professor Caroline Ménard (Psychiatry and neuroscience), CERVO Brain Research Centre, Université Laval and Professor Richard Bélanger (Pediatrics), CHU de Québec, Université Laval
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Conference presented by Professor Martin Bernier (Physics, physical engineering and optics), Centre for Optics, Photonics and Lasers, Université Laval and Professor Gilles Gauthier (Biology), Centre for Northern Studies, Université Laval
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Institut nordique du Québec invite you to join us for Northern Days November 10-12.
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with Karine Aubin, research advisor - Centre RISC
training
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A training offered by Sentinel North in collaboration with IMPAKT Scientifik.
training
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A workshop offered by Sentinel North in collaboration with Julien Chapdelaine, strategic advisor - social media, FRQ; and Marianne Falardeau, northern researcher and scientific communicator, Chaire Littoral
training
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