Paleoenvironments of southern Baffin Island and relative sea level, Hudson Strait and Frobisher Bay

Regions: Qikiqtaaluk Region, Nunavut

Tags: physical sciences, sea ice, ice movement, sea level

Principal Investigator: Miller, Gifford H. (10)
Licence Number: 9062
Organization: INSTAAR, University of Colorado
Licenced Year(s): 1994 1993 1991 1990 1989 1987
Issued: Jan 01, 1989
Project Team: Darrell Kaufman, Luke W. Miller, Mindy Kaufman

Objective(s): to observe the direction of ice sheet flow over SE Baffin Island with particular attention on the interaction between Labradorean ice flowing across Hudson Strait, and Foxe Basis derived ice flowing out of Frobisher Bay

Project Description: Dr. Gifford Miller and his research team intend to travel to the north shore of the outer portion of Frobisher Bay and concentrate their observations on the direction of the ice sheet flow over SE Baffin Island. They will assess sea levels and ice flow in the area of Loks Land to Gold Cove.