4 record(s) found with the tag "geocryologic environment" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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Cryolithology and Permafrost Studies, Sachs River Lowlands and Sachs Harbour Vicinity
Principal Investigator: French, Hugh
Licenced Year(s): 1997
Summary: The researcher will be studying the cryostructures which occur in perennially frozen, unconsolidated ice rich sediments. This builds upon earlier work in the Sachs Harbour and Sachs River Lowlands undertaken in the period 1970-1985. Will use boat transportation across the Sachs Harbour Bay and possibly towards Cape Kellett. The 1997 work will be a reconnaissance visit. This work will be continue...


Permafrost Studies: Western Arctic Coast
Principal Investigator: Mackay, J. Ross
Licenced Year(s): 1997 1996 1995 1994 1993 1992 1991 1989
Summary: The researcher will continue studies on the origin of permafrost, the ice found within permafrost and processes that help to create the present geocryologic environment. These studies will be conducted on Garry Island, Illisarvik, 20 km southwest of Tuktoyaktuk and at Paulatuk....


Investigation of ground ice development in sediments of the Mackenzie Delta area
Principal Investigator: Burn, Chris R
Licenced Year(s): 1997 1996 1995 1994 1993 1992 1991
Summary: The researcher will continue to collect samples of ground ice and measure temperatures in lakes and ponds. This information is used to help understand how the ground heaves as it freezes in winter, and to determine the extent of soil settlement during thaw in summer. The information about lakes is used to help understand the relations between water depths and temperatures beneath the lake....


Licence #5022
Principal Investigator: Mackay, J.R.
Licenced Year(s): 1985
Summary: To do continuing research to understand the origin of permafrost, the ice within permafrost and the processes that help create the present geocryologic environment....


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