Research Projects

Theme 1 – Sustainable Regions (Coordinator:  Frances Abele, Carleton University)

Theme 2 – Sustainable Communities (Coordinator: Chris Southcott, Lakehead University)

Theme 3 – Sustainable Cultures (Coordinator, David Natcher, University of Saskatchewan)

Theme 4 – Sustainable Environments (Coordinator: Brenda Parlee, University of Alberta)


ReSDA Map with links2


Gap Analysis (14 research projects)

  1. History of resource developments in the Arctic (Ken Coates, University of Saskatchewan)
  2. Impacts of resource developments on northern communities (Peter Schweitzer, University of Alaska, Fairbanks and Thierry Rodon, Laval University)
  3. Measurements of social and economic impacts of resource developments (Andrey Petrov, University of Northern Iowa)
  4. Resource revenue regimes (Lee Huskey, University of Alaska, Anchorage and Chris Southcott, Lakehead University)
  5. Social, economic, and environmental impact assessments (Bram Noble, University of Saskatchewan)
  6. Regional economic development (Frances Abele, Carleton University)
  7. Social dimensions of resource development and well-being (Brenda Parlee, University of Alberta)
  8. Community-industry relations (Ken Caine, University of Alberta)
  9. Impact Benefit Agreements (Ben Bradshaw, University of Guelph)
  10. Comprehensive land claims and resource development (David Natcher, University of Saskatchewan)
  11. Traditional knowledge and resource development (Henry Huntington, PEW Environmental Group Arctic
  12. Resources and environmental issues (Arn Keeling, Memorial University)
  13. Climate change and implications for community, regions, and resource developments (Chris Southcott, Lakehead University)
  14. Women and northern resource development (Suzanne Mill, McMaster University and Martha Dowsley, Lakehead University)

 ReSDA Atlas Project

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