3 record(s) found for principal investigator "Butterfield, Nicholas" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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Cambrian biostratigraphy in the Mackenzie Mountains, NWT
Principal Investigator: Butterfield, Nicholas J
Licensed Year(s): 2010
Summary: The primary objective of this study is to document the sequence of trilobite occurrences in the Mount Cap Formation, and to apply this to the developing international scheme for correlating Cambrian rocks. The importance of the Mount Cap fossils lies in the identification of a key trilobite species that has not previously been reported from North America. The research plan is to collect fossils ...

Paleontology of the Lower and Middle Cambrian Mount Cap Formation, western NWT.
Principal Investigator: Butterfield, Nicholas J
Licensed Year(s): 1996 1994
Summary: Field work will entail the measuring and description of sedimentary sections, and the collection of samples of fossils (perhaps 100 1kg samples). The samples will be processed using various laboratory procedures. All fossils will eventually be deposited in the Geological Survey of Canada catalogued collection. The researchers will be a two-man camp and traveling light (two tents and basic gear...

Geological Survey of the late Proterzoic sedimentary deposits of Baffin and Somerset Islands.
Principal Investigator: Butterfield, Nicholas J
Licensed Year(s): 1987
Summary: To conduct two to three detailed geological traverses through the late Proterozic sedimentary deposits of the Borden Basin (Society Cliffs, Victory Bay, Athole Point, Strathcona Sound and Elwin Formations) mapping and collecting samples for micropaleontological, geochemical and sedimentary analyses....