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2 record(s) found for principle investigator "LePage, Ben" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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Permian Plants of Axel Heiberg and Ellesmere Islands, Canadian Arctic Archipelago
Principal Investigator: LePage, Ben A.
Licenced Year(s): 1994
Summary: The researcher will begin a preliminary paleontological investigation of Permain age (about 250 million years old) sediments of the Sabine Bay Formation and the fossil plants contained within these deposits. The plants recovered will be identified and compared to Permain floras from Russia, Greenland, and Europe. Localities yielding interesting or well-preserved specimens will provide a basis for...


Determination of Fossil Plant DNA Sequences and Comparison with Contemporary Homologous Sequences
Principal Investigator: LePage, Ben A.
Licenced Year(s): 1992 1991
Summary: The Researcher and his team will continue to sample fossil leaves of conifers and deciduous tree species preserved in the permafrost on Axel Heiberg Island. They will compare genes isolated from fossil trees to evaluate rates of evolution....


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