Active Layer Monitoring Network, Mackenzie Valley; Sub Surface Monitoring, Hot Weather Creek, Ellesmere Island

Regions: Inuvialuit Settlement Region, Gwich'in Settlement Area, Sahtu Settlement Area, Dehcho Region, Qikiqtaaluk Region, Nunavut

Tags: physical sciences, active layer, environmental change, thaw depth

Principal Investigator: Nixon, Mark (15)
Licence Number: 11120
Organization: GSC
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, 1991
Project Team: Ly-Shu Ramos

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

Project Description: The Researchers will make observations at sites installed north of Inuvik last season. They will install active layer monitoring stations between Inuvik and Fort Norman. Investigation of shot hole access and installation of active layer monitoring stations will be carried out around Hot Weather Creek.