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Comparative studies of pingos and pingo clusters in the Tuktoyaktuk Peninsula, NWT and Athabasca Valles, Mars
Principal Investigator: Soare, Richard J
Licenced Year(s): 2009 2007 2006 2005 2004
Summary: The objective of this research is to compare the formation processes of pingo-like mounds near the equator in Mars vs. the development of pingos in the Tuktoyaktuk Coastlands, and evaluate whether the two mounds types could be similar. Mars is a high-priority target for the Canadian and international planetary science communities. The main driver for this is the possibility of life on the Red P...


Permafrost Studies: Western Arctic Coast
Principal Investigator: Mackay, J.R.
Licenced Year(s): 1997 1996 1995 1994 1993 1992 1991 1989
Summary: This on-going research of permafrost growth involves investigations at a large lake artificially drained in 1978. The study of pingos, started in 1969, and the study of ice wedges, started in 1966, involve measurements of ice growth....


Licence #1972
Principal Investigator: French, Hugh
Licenced Year(s): 1976
Summary: Banks Island: Geomorphological Investigations - ground ice, pingos, mass-wasting and spring runoff will be investigated at sites in the Sachs and Upper Kellett drainage systems. Holman Island: Geomorphological studies will be of a reconnaissance nature and will emphasize rock weathering, cliff retreat and permafrost conditions within 10 miles of townsite....


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