Active Layer Monitoring Network, Mackenzie Valley

Regions: Inuvialuit Settlement Region

Tags: physical sciences, active layer, permafrost, ground ice, thaw depth

Principal Investigator: Nixon, Mark (15)
Licence Number: 10151
Organization: Geological Survey of Canada
Licenced Year(s): 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999 1998 1997 1996 1995 1994 1993 1992 1991 1990
Issued: Jan 01, 1990
Project Team: J. Shimeld

Objective(s): To continue installation of long term thaw depth monitoring stations; to gather proxy data on environmental change in the recent past.

Project Description: The Researcher and his assistant will install active layer monitoring stations at up to eight (8) sites between northern Richards Island and Inuvik. They will sample the ice in and just below the present active layer to study recent change.