5 record(s) found for principle investigator "Smith, Derald" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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Preglacial channel and sediment-fill of the ancestral Mackenzie River Valley between Wrigley and Fort Good Hope, NWT
Principal Investigator: Smith, Derald
Licenced Year(s): 1993
Summary: The Mackenzie River Valley, from Wrigley to Fort Good Hope, will be surveyed in order to document the nature of the river prior to the last glaciation. Sediments will be sampled in order to determine their age (using radiocarbon dating techniques). Field work will take place along the Mackenzie River between Wrigley and the mouth of the Redstone River, in the lower section of Gt. Bear River, and...


Use of Ground Penetrating Radar to Assess Subsurface Sediments in the Fort Smith Delta and Liard Delta
Principal Investigator: Smith, Derald
Licenced Year(s): 1992 1991 1990
Summary: The Researchers will use ground penetrating radar to conduct surveys on the surface of the delta plains. The radar waves are similar to FM radio waves in their frequency. Measurements wll be taken every 1 - 2 meters in the sample area by placing fiberglass boards on the surface....


Sedimentology of Channel-fills and Point Bar Deposits of the Former Liard and South Nahanni Rivers
Principal Investigator: Smith, Derald
Licenced Year(s): 1990
Summary: The Researcher and team will study the sediments ( mud and sand) in river cutbanks to reconstruct the paleogeography (river history) of the Nahanni Butte topographic basin....


Late Pleistocene Lake Mackenzie, NWT
Principal Investigator: Smith, Derald
Licenced Year(s): 1988
Summary: Dr. Smith and his two students are trying to find out the extent of a glacial lake that once stretched from the Redstone River to Fort Good Hope. They are collecting samples of ancient, buried plant material from river cutbanks to see how old these deposits are and to determine what kinds of plants once grew along the western shores of the lake long ago....


Licence #5113
Principal Investigator: Smith, Derald
Licenced Year(s): 1985
Summary: Geomorphology and sedimentology of the holocene Slave River Delta....


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