4 record(s) found with the tag "mineral exploration" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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Mackenzie craton
Principal Investigator: Snyder, David B
Licensed Year(s): 2014
Summary: The objective is to make diamond exploration more efficient in remote northern regions in order to encourage further investments by multi-national diamond exploration companies. Also to enable local communities to better assess their natural resource potential. The research team will record earthquake waves at several widely-spaced locations in the NWT in order to map deep (100-300 km depths) s...

Nahanni Mineral and Energy Resource Assessment (MERA) 2
Principal Investigator: Falck, Hendrik
Licensed Year(s): 2005 2004
Summary: The objective of this project is to complete a mineral and energy resource assessment (MERA) for the Greater Nahanni Ecosystem. A MERA is a study that tries to estimate whether or not there are metals, gems, or oil/gas in an area, and is required by Fed...

Teleseismic Studies in the Central Slave Craton
Principal Investigator: Snyder, David B
Licensed Year(s): 2004
Summary: The objective of this ongoing study is to investigate the structure and composition of the Earth's crust and mantle to depths of 0 - 300 km from sites in the Lac de Gras area. Methods are being sought to characterize diamond reservoirs in order to make d...

Geology of the Carp Lakes area, south-central Slave Province
Principal Investigator: Stubley, Mark
Licensed Year(s): 1996 1995 1994 1993 1992 1991 1990
Summary: The researchers will examine, document and sample surface outcrops in the study area. The information will be recorded on a map which will summarize the geological rock-types and mineral resources of the area....