Tertiary Palynostratigraphy of the Beaufort-Mackenzie Basin

Regions: Inuvialuit Settlement Region

Tags: physical sciences, fossils, paleoclimatology, rock, deposition, pollen

Principal Investigator: McIntyre, David J. (2)
Licence Number: 10150
Organization: Geological Survey of Canada; University of Toronto;
Licensed Year(s): 1992 1990
Issued: Jan 01, 1990
Project Team: M. Grace Parsons

Objective(s): To determine and describe pollen assemblages of Tertiary strata in the Mackenzie Delta; to correlate pollen assemblages from outcrops and wells; to interpret paleoclimate and depositional environments;

Project Description: The Researcher and his assistant will collect rock samples for study of the fossil pollen to determine age, correlation with similar material from wells and to determine past climate and environments.