Quaternary Geology of Hudson Strait
Principal Investigator: MacLean, Brian (5)
Licence Number: 10189
Organization: Bedford Institute of Oceanography - Geological Survey of Canada, Energy Mines and Resources Canada
Licenced Year(s): 1993 1990
Issued: Jan 01, 1990
Project Team: Twenty - Five (25) staff

Objective(s): To investigate late glacial and postglacial conditions in the Strait, including extent, occurrence, and retreat of Laurentide ice; the postulated late readvance of Ungava/Labrador ice; postulated dammed meltwater lake in the west; extent and age of moraines offshore; the chronology of these various events; offshore/onshore relationships; depositional evnironments; paleoceanography; and the extent and occurrence of debris flow/slump sediments; all studies will be conducted off the ship CSS Hudson;

Project Description: The Researcher and his team will be travelling through Hudson Strait by research ship to take samples of the deposits and sediments in the Strait. They will be investigating the history and conditions of the area based on the sediments record in order to detail the late glacial and post glacial conditions of the Strait.