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Christina Goldhar

Coordinates

Office SN 1027
Telephone 709-737-3097
Fax 709-737-3119
Email christina.goldhar@mun.ca

Supervisor

Dr. Trevor Bell

Thesis Committee

Dr. Johanna Wolf and Dr. Ratana Chuenpadgee

Thesis Title

Water ways: Community relations with freshwater and freshwater systems on the Labrador North Coast, resilience and vulnerability to environmental change

Research Interests

  • Human dimensions of climate variability and change
  • Community resilience, globalization and global environmental change
  • Cultural geographies of the Arctic and Subarctic
  • Inuit food systems, drinking water systems, and livelihoods
  • Water security and food security in Northern communities

Selected Publications/Presentations

Goldhar C and Ford J. (in press) Climate change vulnerability and food security in Qeqertarsuaq, Greenland. IN Community Adaptation and Vulnerability in Arctic Regions. Eds. Hovelsrud, G and Smit B. Springer.

Goldhar C; Ford J and Berrang-Ford L. (2010) Prevalence of food insecurity in a Greenlandic community and importance of social-economic-environmental stressors International Journal of Circumpolar Health.69(3):285-303

Goldhar C; Pottle T; Bell T and Wolf J. Freshwater availability and access in Nunatsiavut: A case study from Rigolet. March 15-19, 2010. A poster presented at: State of the Arctic. Miami, USA.

Goldhar C; Pottle T; Bell T and Wolf J. Bringing water to the cabin: vulnerability of drinking water systems under a changing climate in the Inuit Settlement Region of Nunatsiavut, Labrador, Eastern Canada. January 13, 2010. A paper presented at: Water and Risk Workshop, University of Durham. Durham, UK.

Goldhar C; Ford, J and Berrang-Ford L. (2009) Food Security in Western Greenland: A case study from Qeqertarsuaq. IN Sacred Landscapes: linking people, environment and world views. Eds. Oakes, J; Riewe, R; ten Bruggencate, R and Cogswell, A. Aboriginal Issues Press, University of Manitoba.

Goldhar C. Communities, Climate Change and Water: Assessing the Vulnerability of Drinking Water Systems in Nunatsiavut, Labrador. April 9, 2009. A paper presented at: Graduate Research Symposium, Memorial University. St. John’s, Canada.

Goldhar C; Pottle T; Bell T and Wolf J. Bringing water to the cabin: vulnerability of drinking water systems under a changing climate in Nunatsiavut. December 8-11, 2009. A poster presented at: ArcticNet Annual Science Meeting. Victoria, Canada.

Goldhar C; Ford J. A Vulnerability Assessment of Food Security. Dec, 12, 2008. A paper presented at: Arctic Change, ArcticNet. Québec city, Canada.

Goldhar C; Ford J and Grønvold U. Food Security in Western Greenland: A case study from Qeqertarsuaq. Aug, 26, 2008. A paper presented at: International Congress of Arctic Social Sciences IV (ICASS IV). Nuuk, Greenland.

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