Tectonomagmatic Evolution of the Scerdrup Basin, Canadian Arctic Archipelago
Principal Investigator: Muecke, Gunter K. (3)
Licence Number: 10153
Organization: Department of Geology, Dalhousie University
Licensed Year(s): 1992 1990 1989
Issued: Jan 01, 1990
Project Team: A. Macreae; D. Fisher;

Objective(s): To define the connections between the opening of the Arctic Ocean during the Cretaceous period, development of a continental margin, major crustal extension and rapid subsidence in the Sverdrup Basin, and voluninous basaltic magmatism;

Project Description: The Researcher and assistants will investigate the field relations, petrology, mineralogy, geochemistry, and geochronology of magmatic rocks of the northern Canadian Arctic Islands.