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Reconstructing latitudinal terrestrial temperature gradients at the Cretaceous-Paleogene Boundary: testing the 'Equable Earth' hypothesis
Principal Investigator: Jerrett, Rhodri
Licensed Year(s): 2019
Summary: The research team have chosen this site in the Northwest Territories to collect coal samples from, as it contains the Cretaceous-Paleogene sandstone and iridium-anomaly that places the ages of these coals in that period. The team will access pristine coal samples by excavating the weathered rock back by 1 m (using spade and shovel). They will then sample a vertical profile by collecting coal sampl...

Detailed study of the rhyolite dome and surrounding volcanic rocks at Sunset Lake, Slave craton, Northwest Territories
Principal Investigator: DeWolfe, Michelle
Licensed Year(s): 2019
Summary: This research is focused on increasing the understanding of the geological history of the Sunset Lake area through a detailed examination of ancient volcanic rocks exposed in this area. This work will be conducted mostly by hiking on foot. Zodiac boat with 25hp outboard motor or canoe will be used to reach the start of the hike each day. The hikes will be no more than 2 km from the lakeshore. D...

The Geology of the Hope Bay and Elu Inlet Greenstone Belts
Principal Investigator: Gebert, James
Licensed Year(s): 1992 1991 1990
Summary: The Researcher will produce a map of the area showing rock types, geological structure and mineralization....

Licence #2338
Principal Investigator: Lewis, M.C.
Licensed Year(s): 1978
Summary: Studies to include: (1) general vegetation surveys (2) plant growth and reproduction (3) diet and food preferences of lemmings (4) effect of lemming grazing on plant growth and reproduction (5) determination of mineral nutrition of lichens (6) atmospheric sampling...