Purpose of the YSI is to promote public awareness of science activities in the Yukon, and to aid and facilitate scientific research and development.

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  • Next Lecture
    The Polar Data Catalogue: Sharing and Archiving Canada’s Polar Data
    Julie Friddell
    Manager, Canadian Cryospheric Information Network/Polar Data Catalogue, University of Waterloo
    Sunday, September 21, 7:30pm at the Yukon Beringia Interpretive Centre, Whitehorse

  • Yukon Beringia Interpretive Centre's Climate Change Adaptation Lecture and Film Series presents
    Inuit Knowledge and Climate Change - film
    Thursday, September 25, 7:30pm at the Yukon Beringia Interpretive Centre, Whitehorse


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  • The International Polar Year 2007-2009
    The International Polar Year (IPY) started in March 2007, and ended in March 2009. For more information about IPY, and to review the results of IPY research, go to the International IPY website or the Canadian IPY website.

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Phone: (867) 667-2979
Email: yukonscienceinstitute@gmail.com