5 record(s) found for principle investigator "Pollard, Wayne" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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Land Management Problems in Hydrocarbon Development Areas with Ice-Rich Permafrost: Detection and Assessment
Principal Investigator: Pollard, Wayne H
Licenced Year(s): 2010 2009
Summary: This licence is being issued for the scientific research application no. 946. The objective of this research is to better understand the distribution of underground ice in hydrocarbon development areas. By identifying how much ice there is, the researcher wants to study how oil/gas activities and climate change could affect the land. Underground ice is one of the most unpredictable and problema...


Massive Ice Study in Granular Deposits
Principal Investigator: Pollard, Wayne H
Licenced Year(s): 2006 2005 2004 2003
Summary: This study is an investigation of massive ice in granular deposits in the Mackenzie Delta area and northeastern North Slave region. In March, the team will travel by truck on existing winter roads or by helicopter from Inuvik to sites in the Mackenzie De...


The Nature and Origin of Ground Ice in the High Arctic and Icing as a Hydrologic Component of Northern Drainage Basins
Principal Investigator: Pollard, Wayne H
Licenced Year(s): 1994 1992 1991 1990 1988
Summary: The researchers will gain a better understanding of permafrost conditions of the study area and the environmental conditions under which permafrost formed and evolved. They will also investigate icings and icing processes, since icings are a hydrologic phenomenon and their occurance has implications for recharge and runoff of drainage systems and water resource management....


Revegetation and Recovery of the Inuvik Burn Site - An Update
Principal Investigator: Pollard, Wayne H
Licenced Year(s): 1990
Summary: This project will involve a comparative study of plant types and terrain conditions between a series of sites from the 1968 burn site near Inuvik with sites that are undisturbed....


Ground Ice in the Mackenzie Delta and Yukon Coastal Plain Area
Principal Investigator: Pollard, Wayne H
Licenced Year(s): 1987
Summary: To complete a three year study concerned with the detailed investigation of ground ice characteristics by mapping ground ice distribution and stratigraphic relations along with collection of sediment and ice samples for grain, size, moisture content, isotope and crystallographic analysis. Field investigation will utilize existing ground ice slumps and permafrost exposures along coastal bluffs in ...


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