Principal Investigator:Weber, J.R. Licenced Year(s):
Changes in the size of ice caps are excellent indicators of changes in climate. Changes in ice cap size are related to changes in sea level. In this final year of study, we will complete our measurements of the Penny Ice Cap. These measurements, collected in 1962, 1965 and 1992, are taken at the same location each time in order that comparisons can be made over the years. Differences in these ...
Principal Investigator:Muller, David S. Licenced Year(s):
To measure the elevation of marine deposits and to collect samples for laboratory analysis and dating. To conduct radio echosounding to try to determine if submerged glacial deposits and shore forms can be recognized....
Principal Investigator:Osterman, Lisa E. Licenced Year(s):
To measure the elevation of marine deposits, examine the stratigraphy of deltas and glacial deposits and collect samples of marine shells for future lab. analysis and dating....
Principal Investigator:Hawkins, Fred F. Licenced Year(s):
To map surface deposits in several fiords south of Merchants Bay, to collect shell and peat samples for dating purposes and to measure elevations of raised marine land forms and lateral moraine....