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Dawn Keim
Aurora Research Institute

Dawn Keim is the Manager, Western Arctic Research Center at the Aurora Research Institute (ARI) in Inuvik, NT. She joined ARI in January 2016. She holds a PhD in Hydrogeology from the University of Leeds (2012) and a MSc in Environmental Water Management from Cranfield University (2008) in the UK. Prior to joining ARI she was at the Global Institute for Water Security (National Hydrology Research Center in Saskatoon, Canada). Dawn's research mainly focuses on physical investigations into groundwater recharge and unsaturated flow and transport processes. Most recently, she has been working on the characterization of active layer dynamics in the continuous permafrost zone in the Canadian western arctic. Her work combines field observations and modelling to characterize hydrological processes and predict impacts of climate and land use changes.


Project Member

The Arctic Snowcover: Sensitivity, Change, and Impacts on Terrestrial Systems, Water Resources and Communities

Primary Address

Aurora Research Institute
Western Arctic Research Center
PO Box 1450
Inuvik, Northwest Territories X0E 0T0