4 record(s) found for principal investigator "Moorman, Brian" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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Analyzing oceanic storm surge impacts within the coastal Mackenzie Delta, NWT
Principal Investigator: Moorman, Brian J
Licensed Year(s): 2010
Summary: The main objective of this study is to establish the degree of impact and spatial extent of specific oceanic storm surges within the coastal Mackenzie Delta over the past 40 years. This investigation will be completed by analyzing remote sensing imagery to create multiyear change maps. The resulting maps will then be correlated to historic water level and climate data and verified by field samples...

Northwest Territories Ice Patch Study - Geophysical Project
Principal Investigator: Moorman, Brian J
Licensed Year(s): 2007
Summary: Ice patches in the Mackenzie Mountains are areas of permanent ice that last through the summer months and often contain frozen caribou remains (mostly dung) and archaeological artifacts such as hunting weapons and tools. As the climate warms, these ice patches are beginning to melt, and there is a risk of losing the biological and archaeological information they contain. Using a technique known a...

Ground Ice Investigation
Principal Investigator: Moorman, Brian J
Licensed Year(s): 1998
Summary: The purpose of this research is to gain a better understanding of the origin, distribution properties of massive ground ice in the Mackenzie Delta. Knowing the size and shape of these bodies is one of the keys to determining how they form and how they will respond to climate change or terrain disturbance. The project would involve studying several sites where massive ground ice is present. The ai...

Geophysical and geochemical investigations of massive ground ice
Principal Investigator: Moorman, Brian J
Licensed Year(s): 1994 1993
Summary: The researchers will conduct 2 types of surveys: (1) radar surveys will be conducted using a portable radar unit; and (2) small samples of ice from glaciers and moraines will be collected in order to conduct analysis which will determine the chemical make-up of the ice. This information will be used to determine characteristics about the glaciers as well as help in our understanding of the climat...