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High Arctic Debris flow activity in the Sawtooth Mountains, Ellesmere Island, NWT, Canada.
Principal Investigator: Hartshorn, James
Licensed Year(s): 1994
Summary: Debris flows are landslides composed of rock, soil and water that start on steep slopes as a result of rapid snowmelt and/or intense rainfall. They are significant processes in both periglacial and non-periglacial regions, both visually dominant and geomorphically effective through downslope transport of material. The aim of this study is to assess the cause & effect of such activity in order to g...