Principal Investigator:Savelle, James M. Licenced Year(s):
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....
Principal Investigator:Fyles, John G. Licenced Year(s):
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)....
Principal Investigator:Porter, Alan M.W. Licenced Year(s):
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....
Principal Investigator:Sutcliffe, Antony J. Licenced Year(s):
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....
Principal Investigator:Clarence, Brian D. Licenced Year(s):
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....