Periglacial Processes: Investigation of Slope Processes

Regions: Inuvialuit Settlement Region, Sahtu Settlement Area

Tags: physical sciences, permafrost, landslides, ground ice, slope movement

Principal Investigator: Egginton, Paul A. (2)
Licence Number: 12290
Organization: Geological Survey of Canada
Licensed Year(s): 1992 1990
Issued: Jan 01, 1992
Project Team: S. Dallimore, J. Aylsworth, M. Nixon

Objective(s): To continue to document the rate of creep (movement) of ice-rich slopes in relatively cold (6C) permafrost.

Project Description: This year's work continues the measurement of creep (movement) of ice-rich slopes in permafrost. Landslide distribution in the lower Mackenzie Delta (Norman Wells area) is also being mapped.