Coastal Morphology and Sediments of Foxe Basin

Regions: Qikiqtaaluk Region, Nunavut

Tags: physical sciences, geology, sediment, geomorphology, coastline

Principal Investigator: Sadura, Steven (1)
Licence Number: 8126
Organization: University of Guelph
Licenced Year(s): 1988
Issued: Jan 01, 1988
Project Team: Dr. P. Martini; P. Brogly

Objective(s): to continue studying the coastal morphology and sediments of Foxe Basin; to collect sediment and rock samples; and, to map the terrain along the shores and ocean bottom

Project Description: Mr. Sadura is continuing the study begun last summer by Dr. Martini in Foxe Basin. They are looking at the form and shape of the coastline and the bottom of the ocean in Foxe Basin. They will be collecting samples of soil and rock from along the coastline and the ocean bottom.