Investigation of Contemporary Sedimentation Patterns in Small Lake Basins, Baffin Island, N.W.T., Canada
Principal Investigator: Miller, Raoul (1)
Licence Number: 10068
Organization: Department of Geological Sciences, University of Colorado
Licensed Year(s): 1990
Issued: Jan 01, 1990
Project Team: Mark Abbott

Objective(s): To core a number of lakes south of Iqaluit on Laird and Becher Peninsulas; to reconnoitre the upland areas to the east of Iqaluit; to monitor discharge into and out of a number of lakes and measuring suspended sediment inflow and outflow;

Project Description: Mr. Miller and Mark Abbott will take water samples and cores from the sediment at the bottom of several lakes on Laird and Becher Peninsulas, Baffin Island. The purpose of the sample collection is to find out about past climate of the area and also to see what impacts human activity in the Arctic might have on these lakes.