3 record(s) found with the tag "flora" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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The study of the evolution of high latitude floras.
Principal Investigator: Basinger, James F.
Licensed Year(s): 1994 1993 1992 1991 1990 1989 1988 1987
Summary: To continue the work on the fossil plants of the High Arctic to increase the understanding of the diversity of the fossil flora as this area is proving very important to our interpretation of the evolution of the high latitude floras during the early to mid Tertiary....

A history of sea level and climate for the last 10,000 to 20,000 years from the outermost coast of Frobisher Bay.
Principal Investigator: Andrews, John T.
Licensed Year(s): 1988 1987
Summary: To obtain a series of lake cores from outer Iqaluit, Baffin Island, NWT, from ca. 100 m. above sea level down to sea level; examine the cores for changes in the diatom floras which respond to shifts in the pH of the water and salinity, as well as samples for radiocarbon dating and pollen analysis....

Licence #2541
Principal Investigator: Blackall, Peter J.
Licensed Year(s): 1980
Summary: The BIOS Project (Baffin Island Oil Spill Project) is being conducted to determine if the use of dispersants in the arctic nearshore will reduce or increase the environmental effects of spilled oil and to assess the effectiveness of other shoreline protection and clean-up techniques. Sampling of water, bottom sediments, and various types of plant and animal life will be underaken to ascertain the...