Glacial history and glaciomarine environments, Marvin Peninsula. northern Ellesmere Island.

Regions: Qikiqtaaluk Region, Nunavut

Tags: physical sciences, glacial history, glaciation, post-glacial history, sea level change

Principal Investigator: Lemmen, S. Donald (1)
Licence Number: 7080
Organization: Department of Geography, University of Alberta
Licensed Year(s): 1987
Issued: Jan 01, 1987
Project Team: S. Reddington; V. Sloan

Objective(s): To define the extent of ice coverage on Marvin Peninsula during the last glaciation, and the nature and extent of glacial features which predate the last glaciation. To recover sediment samples from Disraeli Fiord in order to define contemporary glaciomarine litho and biofacies. To study postglacial emergence to clarify the nature of relative sea-level changes in the region.