http://www.starnetwork.ca

CFCAS Funding: $3,143,000 over 5 years

Duration: January 2006–2011

Network Leader: John Hanesiak, University of Manitoba

Description: The network is examining storms and related hazards in the Iqualuit area, combining field research using specially-equipped aircraft, with computer models and ground observations. The STAR network will help improve the safety of northern communities by increasing understanding of weather hazards.