Development of ground ice slumps, Fosheim Peninsula, Ellesmere Island.

Regions: Qikiqtaaluk Region, Nunavut

Tags: physical sciences, slumping, ground ice, ground thaw

Principal Investigator: Lewkowicz, Antoni G (12)
Licence Number: 7078
Organization: University of Toronto
Licensed Year(s): 1994 1993 1992 1991 1990 1988 1987
Issued: Jan 01, 1987
Project Team: S. Hamilton

Objective(s): To measure the energy exchanged over exposed thawing ground ice and to link this to the rate of retreat of the headwall of a ground ice slump. This is a continuation of work started in 1983 on Banks Island.