Winter Ice Thickness in Mackenzie River Delta and Hay River, NWT

Regions: Inuvialuit Settlement Region, South Slave Region

Tags: physical sciences, ice break-up, river ice, ice formation

Principal Investigator: Sherstone, David A. (12)
Licence Number: 8003
Organization: Indian and Northern Affairs
Licenced Year(s): 1993 1992 1991 1990 1988
Issued: Jan 01, 1988
Project Team: none

Objective(s): to determine the rate of ice growth and decay in major river channels; to obtain a long-term record of the speed at which ice grows, the maximum thickness of ice, and the date at which the ice is thickest; to investigate the rate at which ice thins before break-up