Inuvik Airport Climate Change Vulnerability Assessment

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May 2016

BGC Engineering Inc. (BGC) was retained by Transport Canada (TC) to carry out an assessment of northern airports and their vulnerability to climate change.

As part of this work a climate change vulnerability assessment was carried out for Inuvik’s Mike Zubko Airport located in the continuous permafrost zone of the Northwest Territories in Canada.

The assessment looked at a 30-year projected trends for the Inuvik region, which are based on historic climate data and climate projections using climate models.

Inuvik Airport Climate Change Vulnerability Assessment Report cover
Northwest Territories
Consultant: 
BGC Engineering Inc.