Call for Proposals – Capacity Building and Monitoring Projects (2007-2008)

The Northwest Territories Cumulative Impact Monitoring Program (NWT CIMP) is now accepting proposals for capacity-building and monitoring projects that will take place before March 31, 2008! This is a call to submit proposals for projects which support the NWT CIMP, particularly in monitoring and research, as well as building community capacity and training. Please find […]

2007 Announcement of Opportunity for CGDI User Communities

The objective of this announcement of opportunity (AO) is to solicit letters of intent for projects that will ultimately account for, build and draw upon distributed sources of geospatial information over the Internet. Projects will address specific issues within one of four priority areas: public health, public safety and security, environment and sustainable development, and […]

Science Horizons

Environment Canada participates in one of the Youth Employment Strategy (YES) through the Science Horizons Youth Internship Program. The Science Horizons Program is a collaborative effort with Canadian universities, the private sector and other non-government organizations which offer promising young scientists and post-secondary graduates hands-on experience working on environmental projects under the mentorship and coaching […]

New Additions to EMAN CO

The EMAN Coordinating Office is excited to welcome Louise Kingsley to our team. Louise will be working on supporting the integration and coordination of ecosystem monitoring within Environment Canada. Louise has worked as a National Environmental Assessment Coordinator for the Canadian Wildlife Service for several years. She has also worked in environmental assessment with Parks […]

Requesting your EMAN data

The EMAN Coordinating Office will be contacting you shortly to request that you send us your data related to the EMAN standardized Ecological Monitoring Protocols. Sharing data will allow EMAN CO and partners to better conduct assessments on ecosystem change. With your permission, we intend to upload your data into the EMAN Data Management System, […]

Tree Health Analysis Document Now Available

A document describing a methodology to standardize the division of tree health data into a meaningful format for analysis is now available on the EMAN website. The report also identifies a reliable, threshold indicator that will directly specify when a serious decline in tree health is occurring within a sample area.

ButterflyWatch

The EMAN Coordinating Office and Nature Canada are excited to add another protocol to the NatureWatch suite of citizen science monitoring programs. We look forward to engaging Canadians in tracking climate change impacts and ecosystem changes by tracking a select number of these enigmatic species. Look for ButterflyWatch to take flight in the summer of […]

Bridging the Gap between Science and Decision-Makers Workshop

The Ecological Monitoring & Assessment Network Coordinating Office led a workshop entitled Bridging the Gap between Science and Decision-Makers: Tools for Effective Research and Monitoring Programs that Influence and Inform, at the sixth annual conference of Science and the Management of Protected Areas (SAMPAA) held at Acadia University in Wolfville, Nova Scotia. The goal of […]

QA/QC

EMAN CO has developed Quality Assurance and Quality Control for the EMAN Terrestrial Vegetation Biodiversity Monitoring protocol to ensure that the observations made in the field, the data collected and analyzed in the field/laboratory, data storage, and the final reports produced are of high quality. For more information contact Ashok Lumb at ashok.lumb@ec.gc.ca.

Data sought for the Great Lakes – St. Lawrence Research Inventory

The International Joint Commission (IJC) is inviting Great Lakes researchers to submit or update information on their projects for the online Great Lakes – St. Lawrence Research Inventory. The Inventory depends for the most part on voluntary participation from scientists and agencies willing to share some time and information in a spirit of collaboration serving […]