Projects

Projects

OFI Module N

Research context and problem statement

The Northwest Atlantic and Canadian Arctic Gateway are undergoing fundamental change. Arctic sea ice is melting due to climate change and as a result, this region of the ocean is becoming more accessible to summer commercial and recreational shipping, with consequential impacts on navigation...

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SIREN

Shipping Resilience: Strategic Planning for Coastal Community Resilience to Marine Transportation Risk

Context, objectives and scope

Many coastal communities across Canada are highly dependent upon maritime transportation systems that are vulnerable in natural disasters. This project aims to improve understanding of how coastal maritime transportation systems would be disrupted...

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iSCREAM

Shipping Accident Oil Spill Consequences and Response Effectiveness in Arctic Marine Environments

Context, objectives and scope

While maritime transportation is a critical economic activity, which provides important benefits and services to coastal communities, there are justified concerns about the possible detrimental impacts of shipping. Oil spills are a particularly...

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OFI STRIPES

Stakeholder Risk Perceptions concerning Marine Autonomous Systems as a basis for Integrated Marine Risk Governance

Context, objectives and scope

Autonomous Marine Vehicles (AMVs) are increasingly used as a means of collecting ocean data, monitoring ecosystems, and performing marine safety related or environmental protection tasks. Simultaneously, significant efforts are dedicated...

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