East Channel (Mackenzie Delta) Scour Hole Investigations

Regions: Inuvialuit Settlement Region

Tags: physical sciences, hydrology, sediment, topography, morphology, riverbed scouring

Principal Investigator: Fassnacht, Steven (2)
Licence Number: 12287
Organization: Inland Waters Directorate, Environment Canada
Licenced Year(s): 1992
Issued: Jan 01, 1992
Project Team: J. Jasper, M. Conly, J. Kerr, C. Brumwell, K. Epp, G. Wright, M. Hansen, G. Lennie, W. Hanna, D. Hutchinson, Zrymiak, Post, Tasson

Objective(s): To provide training in hydraulic and morphological surveys and to further investigate the East Channel scour hole.

Project Description: At both the East Channel (Mackenzie Delta) and at Cabin Creek the elevation at various cross-sections will be measured so that a detailed contour map may be plotted. River bed material will be sampled to determine the size distribution of the bed material.