6 record(s) found with the tag "bones" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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Holocene Bowhead Whale (Balaena mysticetus) Skeletal Morphometrics and Taxonomy in the Eastern Canadian Arctic
Principal Investigator: Savelle, James M.
Licenced Year(s): 1992 1990
Summary: The researcher and his team will take a series of measurements on crania and mandibles of naturally stranded early Holocene bowhead whales. This will enable the original length of individual bowheads at death to be determined. These data will have immediate applications in the fields of environmental change and Thule archaeology....


Early Quaternary and Late Tertiary Geology and Geomorphology, Arctic Islands.
Principal Investigator: Fyles, John G.
Licenced Year(s): 1992 1991 1990
Summary: The researcher will revisit the "beaver peat" locality and will measure, describe, photograph and sample the exposed peaty material in greater detail than before. A detailed search will be made for fossil bones and beaver-gnawed sticks, as well as for additional fossils. Other sites where similar substrates containing fossil wood or other plant materials will also be visited (or revisited)....


The Prediction of Physique from skeletal measurements and ratios.
Principal Investigator: Porter, Alan M.W.
Licenced Year(s): 1991
Summary: This researcher will measure the stature, sitting height, weight and various long bones of Inuit volunteers. A metal tape measurer and anthropological calipers will be used during this approximate 15 minute process....


Licence #2455
Principal Investigator: Sutcliffe, Antony J.
Licenced Year(s): 1979
Summary: To study the rates of bone decay using samples of animal bones that are found on the surface> To examine the principal causes of bone decay (e.g. freezing and thawing, mosses and lichesn). To make a study of the ages of bones taken from different locations....


Licence #2238
Principal Investigator: Clarence, Brian D.
Licenced Year(s): 1977
Summary: To collect small mammals, surface skeletal material and skeletal material from local hunters, to be used in comparative studies with southern species and to augment the university laboratory collections....


Licence #2207
Principal Investigator: Savage, Howard
Licenced Year(s): 1977
Summary: To collect small mammals and surface skeletal material to expand the university and museum collections in Toronto....


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