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Isla Myers-Smith

(Biography) I am investigating the spread of willows up slope into the alpine tundra in the Yukon Territory to identify mechanisms of canopy forming shrub expansion and implications for ecosystem function. I have participated in the ArcticWOLVES project for the summers of 2008 and 2009 conducting plant harvests and measuring changes in willow shrubs on Qikiqtaruk - Herschel Island, YT. I have acted as an Outreach Coordinator for the ArcticNet Students Association from 2009-2010.

 

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Enhancing Community-Based Environmental Monitoring in the Canadian Arctic for Local and Regional Assessments and Adaptation Strategies

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