Principal Investigator:Johnston, Laura Licenced Year(s):
Samples of sediment, water and different marine species such as fish, marine invertebrates (including sea urchins, clams and crabs), and microscopic organisms will be collected by divers from the underwater dumpsite in Cambridge Bay. These samples will be assessed for contaminants such as heavy metals and PCB's. The study is primarily being conducted to determine if the waste materials of the du...
Principal Investigator:Simpson, Larry Licenced Year(s):
The Baffin Regional Sub-Committee for Fisheries is examining the economic potential for the harvest of groundfish, scallops, crabs and shrimp in the Broughton Island area (from Cape Mercy to Cape Hooper). As part of a larger multi-year project directed by the Sub-Committee, this research will provide estimates of the types and numbers of fish and shellfish that may be available for harvest. From...
Principal Investigator:Gilbert, Robert Licenced Year(s):199319921991
The researcher and his team will: measure the water flowing into the fiord and the water in the fiord; examine the sediments using an echo sounder that shows that water depths and the layers of sediment down to bedrock; photograph the sea floor; collect samples of the sea floor. Small animals (shells, worms etc) will be preserved for later study. Sediment samples will be studied in detail....