Upper Paleozoic Basin Analysis of Sverdrup Basin

Regions: Qikiqtaaluk Region, Nunavut

Tags: geology, sedimentology, paleontology, stratigraphy, rock, geography, deposition

Principal Investigator: Beauchamp, Benoit (3)
Licence Number: 11119
Organization: Institute of Sedimentary and Petroleum Geology, Geological Survey of Canada
Licenced Year(s): 1994 1992 1991
Issued: Jan 01, 1991
Project Team: H. Trettin; P. Theriault

Objective(s): To collect stratigraphic and sedimentologic data relevant to the understanding of upper Paleozoic depositional systems in the Sverdrup Basin;

Project Description: The Researcher and team will measure thickness of strata and collect rock samples from various localities on northwestern Ellesmere Island. The purpose of the work is to understand and reconstruct the geography of the area between 325 and 245 million years ago.