Principal Investigator:Forbes, D.L. Licenced Year(s):
The team will gather information on coastal erosion rates, geotechnical properties of coastal sediments and on the geological processes occurring along this permafrost coast. Surveys will include lithology description, ice content estimates and sediment sampling of the cliff face. Beach profiles at sites along the Yukon coast and on the Tuktoyaktuk Peninsula will also be surveyed....
Principal Investigator:Forbes, D.L. Licenced Year(s):1991
Geophysical surveys will be carried out from a 40-foot vessel and from 16-foot rubber boats to deploy current meters at two sites in water depths approximately 2 meters, to collect beach, cliff and seabed sediment samples and to survey beach and cliff morphology using theodolites and surveyors instruments....