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Northern Science Now

Interactive map of research conducted by Canada’s most promising northern scientists

This map depicts Canada’s land cover, from wetlands and croplands to polar grasslands to snow and ice.

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Map: The future of science in Canada's North

Map instructions

Click on the compass icons on the map for a detailed look at some of the exciting research happening now in Canada’s north.  The yellow symbols on the map represent the geographical spread of research conducted by W. Garfield Weston Award recipients over the past five years

The W. Garfield Weston Award for Northern Research and W. Garfield Weston Postdoctoral Fellowship in Northern Science are administered by the Association of Canadian Universities for Northern Studies.

The W. Garfield Weston Fellowship for Northern Conservation is administered by Wildlife Conservation Society Canada.

Source: Courtesy of the Commission for Environmental Cooperation. Source: Natural Resources Canada/Canadian Centre for Remote Sensing (NRCan/CCRS), United States Geological Survey (USGS); Insituto Nacional de Estadística y Geografía (INEGI), Comisión Nacional para el Conocimiento y Uso de la Biodiversidad (CONABIO) and Comisión Nacional Forestal (CONAFOR). 2010.

Source for data: The W. Garfield Weston Foundation




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