3 record(s) found with the tag "permafrost thaw" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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The cumulative impacts of rapid environmental change in the northwestern NWT: Investigating the impacts of mega-slump disturbances on terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems in the lower Peel watershed, NW
Principal Investigator: Lacelle, Denis
Licenced Year(s): 2013 2012
Summary: This is a multidisciplinary project involving communities, governments and academic researchers. The goals are to: 1) inventory and track broad scale changes in landscape disturbances; 2) determine the impacts of natural and anthropogenic disturbances on the physical and chemical characteristics and ecology of streams and rivers; 3) determine disturbance thresholds relevant to the health of stream...


Chronology of thaw flow and geochemistry of associated massive ground ice. Fort McPherson, Northwest Territories.
Principal Investigator: CLARK, Ian D.
Licenced Year(s): 2011 2010
Summary: The main goal of this project is to determine the distribution, nature and origin of thaw flows and the associated massive ground ice bodies in Fort McPherson region, Northwest Territories. This study will use sedimentological analyses and radiocarbon datation to determine the nature and age of sediment in which massive ice is included. Radardsat 2 image from the summer 2009 will be used to eva...


Licence #5107
Principal Investigator: Lewkowicz, Antoni G
Licenced Year(s): 1985
Summary: To measure the energy exchange and rate of headwall retreat of a number of ground ice slumps....


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