Origin of Polygonal Peat Plateaus under Conditions of Continuous Permafrost, Truelove Lowland, Devon Island, N.W.T.

Regions: Qikiqtaaluk Region, Nunavut

Tags: physical sciences, geology, permafrost, peat, geologic origins

Principal Investigator: Somr, C.H. (1)
Licence Number: 12026
Organization: Department of Geography, University of Western Ontario
Licenced Year(s): 1992 1988 1987
Issued: Jan 01, 1992
Project Team: see Dr. Roger H. King ( 12 404 293)

Objective(s): To continue to study features representing polygonal peat plateaus formed under conditions of continuous permafrost in Truelove Lowland;

Project Description: The Researcher will continue to study peat plateaus formed under conditions of continuous permafrost in Truelove Lowland, Devon Island.