A Paleolimnological Approach to Environmental Reconstruction on the Pre-Foxe Terrain, Cumberland Peninsula, Baffin Island

Regions: Qikiqtaaluk Region, Nunavut

Tags: physical sciences, water quality, paleolimnology, bathymetry, sediment core sampling

Principal Investigator: Wolfe, Alexander P. (3)
Licence Number: 10031
Organization: Department of Geography, Queen's University
Licenced Year(s): 1992 1991 1990
Issued: Jan 01, 1990
Project Team: Joachim Hartling

Objective(s): To obtain sediment cores from several high elevation cirque lakes;

Project Description: The bathymetry of 3 lakes will be determined with a portable echo sounding device. The deepest part of each lake will be cored. Ice thickness and water quality will be monitored. Samples of modern sediments will be taken for comparisons with fossil material preserved in the cores.