4 record(s) found with the tag "thaw depth" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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Permafrost monitoring and collection of baseline terrain information in the Mackenzie Valley Corridor, NWT
Principal Investigator: Smith, Sharon S
Licenced Year(s): 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006
Summary: This project combines the ongoing monitoring program of the same title (Permafrost monitoring and collection of baseline terrain information in the Mackenzie Valley Corridor, NWT) and the activities previously undertaken by the project title, “Active Layer Monitoring Network in the Mackenzie Valley”. The objectives of this study are to provide baseline knowledge of permafrost and terrain condit...


Active Layer Monitoring Network in the Mackenzie Valley
Principal Investigator: Nixon, Frederick M
Licenced Year(s): 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999 1998 1997 1996 1995 1994 1993 1992 1991 1990
Summary: This ongoing survey examines permafrost so as to better understand how the active layer varies locally and regionally and how it will respond to environmental change, including but not restricted to climate change. The research team will survey from Fort Simpson to the Arctic Coast in July and August. Commercial contractors may take measurements in August or September near Inuvik and Norman Well...


Mackenzie Valley Global Change Observatory
Principal Investigator: Egginton, Paul A.
Licenced Year(s): 1992 1990
Summary: The team will install active layer monitoring stations at up to 8 sites on Richards Island. They will sample present active layer and surface permafrost for analysis of recent change as well as lake bottoms for similar reasons and a possible sea level record....


Licence #2121
Principal Investigator: Hutchinson, Tom
Licenced Year(s): 1977
Summary: To determine the degree of recovery of crude oil spills made in 1972 and 1973 on taiga at Norman Wells and tundra at Tuktoyaktuk. To determine the effects of a 1975 diesel oil spill on taiga at Norman Wells and to compare the effects with crude oil spills made in comparable terrain. To examine the pattern of vegetational recovery of these areas. To examine the effects of crude oil spills made o...


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