Quaternary History of Lake Hazen area, Northern Ellesmere Island

Regions: Qikiqtaaluk Region, Nunavut

Tags: physical sciences, glaciology, paleoenvironment, glacial history, deglaciation

Principal Investigator: Beaudet, Hector (3)
Licence Number: 9068
Organization: University of Alberta
Licenced Year(s): 1989 1988 1987
Issued: Jan 01, 1989
Project Team: Francine Guay, Veronique Dewez

Objective(s): to determine the extent of ice and the style of glaciation during the Late-Quaternary in the Lake Hazen area; to determine the pattern of deglaciation and to reconstruct the overall paleoenvironmental conditions during both full glacial and post glacial times

Project Description: H. Beaudet and his team intend to continue with a three year research project initially undertaken in 1987 which focusses on the glacial history of the Lake Hazen area.