6 record(s) found for principle investigator "Rainbird, Robert" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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Coppermine River Transect
Principal Investigator: Rainbird, Robert H
Licenced Year(s): 2017
Summary: Fieldwork is proposed to acquire geological observations and collect rock samples for laboratory analysis. Results of fieldwork in the area will contribute to acquiring state-of-the-art data, updated maps, and related publicly available publications. Work consists of visual examination, description, measurement, and photography of rock outcrops. GPS units and satellite imagery will be used to l...


Geology of the Brock Inlier
Principal Investigator: Rainbird, Robert H
Licenced Year(s): 2015 2014
Summary: The main goal is to upgrade the geological knowledge of an area that has not been studied since the late 1960s. To the research team will study and describe rocks exposed in cliff sections along the Brock and Hornaday rivers. Work will involve thickness measurements of sedimentary layers (strata) and detailed descriptions (including photography) and collection of small (half fist-sized) rock s...


Geology and Resource Potential of Northwest Victoria Island
Principal Investigator: Rainbird, Robert H
Licenced Year(s): 2009
Summary: The objective of the project is to better understand the geology of the region through collection and analysis of rock specimens and regional geological mapping. This year the researchers would like to collect hand specimens of rocks for future studies and to look for areas where more detailed studies can be done in the future. Understanding the geology will help geologists map the area, assist m...


Geology of the Hornby Bay Basin
Principal Investigator: Rainbird, Robert H
Licenced Year(s): 2007
Summary: This study aims to describe the formation of a very large depression that covered most of north-western Canada 1.7 billion-years ago. This will be helpful to understand the geological evolution of the Canadian Shield, and ultimately, how Earth formed, how it changed through time and how it will evolve in the future. The researchers will be using transportation (helicopter and fixed wing aircr...


Geological Mapping and Mineral Resource Assessment, Minto Inlet
Principal Investigator: Rainbird, Robert H
Licenced Year(s): 1992
Summary: This is the first year of a 3-4 year program designed to up- date the present geological database for the Precambrian geology of northwestern Victoria Island. The study will involve 6-8 weeks of fieldwork. Researchers will collaborate both logistically and scientifically with Noranda Exploration Inc. who plan to be working in the same area....


Stratigraphic and Sedimentologic Study of the late Proterozoic Upper Shaler Group, Victoria Island, NWT
Principal Investigator: Rainbird, Robert H
Licenced Year(s): 1987
Summary: To carry out stratigraphic section measurement, geological mapping and sampling of rocks for laboratory analysis....


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