4 record(s) found for principle investigator "Martel, Edith" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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Nonacho bedrock mapping project
Principal Investigator: Martel, Edith
Licenced Year(s): 2018
Summary: This project will examine sedimentary and volcanic rocks that were deposited on an old craton, in a basin that formed during the collision of two cratons. The research team aim to document which cratons were responsible for the basin’s formation and at what time they collided. The research team will spend 20 days in the field using mainly a boat and a helicopter to access areas of interest. The...


Sekwi Mountain Project
Principal Investigator: Martel, Edith
Licenced Year(s): 2007 2006
Summary: The Sekwi Mapping Project is aimed at defining the structural, stratigraphic, metallogenic and geochronological characteristics of the bedrock of a segment of the Mackenzie Mountains. The project will also involve assessment of the mineral, diamond and hydrocarbon potential of the area. This information will provide an updated geological database that will include a GIS-based compilation of bedroc...


Snowbird Lake Mapping Project
Principal Investigator: Martel, Edith
Licenced Year(s): 2004
Summary: The mapping team (5-6 researchers) will be flown out by floatplane from Yellowknife in early June and a camp will be established. Island campsites are preferred as a deterrent against bear encounters. With the aid of zodiac-style inflatable boats, the re...


Structural Geology of the Jackson Lake Formation.
Principal Investigator: Martel, Edith
Licenced Year(s): 2001
Summary: The research team will be transported from Yellowknife by aircraft, and will travel by small boat in the field. Samples (fist-sized chunks of rock) will be collected with a hammer, and returned to the laboratory for detailed physical and chemical analysis. Field camps will be low impact, and will be occupied by only 2 persons at a time. All human waste will be buried, all non-burnable garbage w...


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