During the CAE Annual Meeting in Hamilton, ON on 4 June 2015 during a session on Engineering and Public Policy, Bob Frederking, FCAE and Ken Croasdale, FCAE, presented interim results on the work of the Task Force on Engineering in Canada’s Northern Oceans.
This report summarizes the results of the task force presented at the CAE Annual Meeting, 26 June 2014.
At the 9 April 2013 Board meeting, a new Task Force on Engineering in Canada’s Northern Oceans was approved. It will be led by Ian Jordaan, Ken Croasdale, Bob Frederking and Peter Noble. They mean to study the development and transportation of resources, accounting for sovereignty, understanding & protecting the environment, and human safety. The study aims to recognize the potential effects of climate change on developments and engineering design, and identify technology gaps and objectives to address them.