Welcome to the Caribou Ungava web site!

Caribou Ungava is a large research program on the ecology and population dynamics of migratory caribou of the Quebec-Labrador peninsula in a context of climate change. This research program was launched in 2009 and is supervised by researchers of Université Laval, Université de Sherbrooke and the Ministère du Développement durable, de l'Environnement, de la Faune et des Parcs du Québec. The first five years (2009-2014) of the research program will be conducted with many private and public stakeholders engaged in the conservation of caribou in our northern environment.

 

News

Info Caribou #8 : Identification of the spring migration dates: details of the method

You could now see the 8th vignette online. This vignette presents the details of the method used to characterize the phenology of caribous’ migrations in northern Quebec-Labrador. The methodology will form the baseline for several analyses of the PhD project of Mael Le Corre. To look at the...

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Two new scientific articles

1.  A new scientific article has recently been published in Canadian Journal of Zoology. We investigated the factors affecting the probability of gestation in adult female caribou from the Rivière-George herd in northern Quebec and Labrador. Our objectives were to determine if the...

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Info-caribou #7 : Radio transmitters: A heavy burden on migrating caribou?

A 7th vignette is now available. This vignette points out the potential impact of telemetry collars on caribou between 1990 and 2000. In this study, we compared survival of caribou equipped with VHF collars to the survival of caribou fitted with satellite collars that were much heavier. We analysed...

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Caribou Ungava, Université Laval, Département de biologie, Pavillon Alexandre-Vachon, Local 3076
1045, av. de la Médecine, Québec (Québec) G1V 0A6 Canada
Téléphone : 418-656-2131 poste 7537, Fax : 418-656-2043, Courriel : caroline.hins@bio.ulaval.ca
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