6 record(s) found for principle investigator "England, John" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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Environmental Change in the Western Canadian Arctic Islands
Principal Investigator: England, John H
Licenced Year(s): 2012 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002
Summary: The researchers aim to understand and reconstruct the extent and dynamics of past glaciers, past climates and ongoing sea level change, including submergence, on Banks and Prince Patrick Islands, through geological mapping and the dating of sea shells, sediment and boulders. High latitude areas such as the Canadian High Arctic provide diverse records of past global changes and they are generall...


Past glaciation, landscape evolution and climatic change in the Canadian High Arctic
Principal Investigator: England, John H
Licenced Year(s): 1993 1990
Summary: The effects of glaciation on the arctic landscape remain uncertain and much more mapping and field studies remain to be done. Although it is commonly assumed that global warming will lead to the melting of glaciers, this view ignores the more important role that snowfall plays in the growth of glaciers (i.e., warmer climate leads to increased snowfall and a growth in glaciers). This study will e...


To map the surficial goelogy and the reconstruction of the late Quaternary history of Greely Fiord, north Central Ellesmere Island.
Principal Investigator: England, John H
Licenced Year(s): 1987
Summary: To complete basic surveying and mapping techniques around Cape Lockwood, Greely Fiord and the eastern coast of adjoining Canan Fiord, to asess the extent and timing of past glaciations in this area and their associated sea level adjustments. To collect fossil shells and driftwood for radiocarbon dating....


Licence #2693
Principal Investigator: England, John H
Licenced Year(s): 1981
Summary: To conduct a contained study into the late glacial history, seal level changes and climatic changes. Involved is mapping of glacial marine deposits and fossil and driftwood collection for radiocarbon dating....


Licence #2458
Principal Investigator: England, John H
Licenced Year(s): 1979
Summary: A study of the glacial history of the area and observations of the extent to which the land, which was covered with ice in the last period of glaciation, has risen....


Licence #2319
Principal Investigator: England, John H
Licenced Year(s): 1978
Summary: A collection of field data by instruments and taking rock samples to provide information on climate fluctuations in the past....


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