Mesoscale Climates and Paleoclimates of the Baffin Island Region

Regions: Qikiqtaaluk Region, Nunavut

Tags: physical sciences, climatology, vegetation, climate change, paleoclimatology

Principal Investigator: Jacobs, John D. (17)
Licence Number: 11089
Organization: Memorial Univeristy; University of Windsor
Licenced Year(s): 1994 1993 1992 1991 1990 1988 1987
Issued: Jan 01, 1991
Project Team: J. Squires; Dr. R. Heron

Objective(s): To continue to provide mesoscale resolution of climate and climatic influences;

Project Description: The Research team will study climate using information from permanent weather stations. They will continue to set up and monitor automatic weater stations. Local environments of the interior of Baffin Island will be investigated to see how the climate and vegetation have responded during times of great change in the earth's climate, such as the end of the last ice age and the warmer period that followed.