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TitleHigh resolution digital elevation models and orthophotos for three landslide-prone areas in the Mackenzie Valley, Northwest Territories: Thunder River, East of Travaillant Lake, and Mount Morrow
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AuthorCouture, R; Riopel, S; Armenakis, C; Savopol, F
SourceGeological Survey of Canada, Open File 5738, 2008; 1 DVD, https://doi.org/10.4095/226198 (Open Access)
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Year2008
PublisherNatural Resources Canada
Documentopen file
Lang.English
MediaDVD; digital; on-line
File formatreadme
File formatpdf; tif; xml; rrd; aux
ProvinceNorthwest Territories
NTS96E/05; 96E/06; 96E/07; 96E/10; 96E/11; 96E/12; 96E/13; 96E/14; 96E/15; 106H/09; 106H/15; 106H/16; 106I; 106O
AreaMackenzie Valley; Travaillant Lake; Thunder River; Mount Morrow
Lat/Long WENS-132.5000 -126.5000 67.7500 65.2500
Subjectsengineering geology; environmental geology; landslides; landslide deposits; slope stability; slope stability analyses; slope failures; topography; photography; orthophoto map preparation; mapping techniques; environmental analysis; environmental studies; environmental impacts; permafrost; freezing ground; remote sensing; pipeline feasibility studies; pipelines; digital elevation models; geological hazards
Illustrationsaerial photographs; digital elevation models; tables
ProgramSecure Canadian Energy Supply
Released2008 12 22
AbstractNorthern communities and infrastructure in the Mackenzie Valley may be impacted by landslides and slope movements. In recent geological history of the Mackenzie Valley, hundreds of landslides, often affecting areas several hectares in size, have been identified and mapped. In order to improve the geoscience information in the Mackenzie Valley, Natural Resources Canada initiated a regional landslide mapping project to i) provide baseline knowledge on types, regional distribution, and controlling and aggravating factors of landslides in the Mackenzie Valley through a compilation of existing and new information; ii) assess the influence of environmental factors (e.g. forest fire, climate variability, global warming); iii) map and monitor zones of potentially unstable slopes using remote sensing technologies; and iv) map susceptibility to landslides in a permafrost environment.
GEOSCAN ID226198