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TitreGeo-mapping for energy and minerals in Canada's North: digital and applied geological mapping for natural resources
AuteurHuntley, D H
SourceGeological Society of America, Abstracts With Programs vol. 42, 5, 108-16, 2010 p. 276
Année2010
Séries alt.Secteur des sciences de la Terre, Contribution externe 20100131
ÉditeurGeological Society of America
RéunionGeological Society of America Annual Meeting; Denver, Co; US; Octobre 31 - Novembre 3, 2010
Documentpublication en série
Lang.anglais
Mediaen ligne; numérique
Formatspdf
ProvinceColombie-Britannique
Sujetstélédétection; imagerie par satellite; topographie; déglaciation; écoulement glaciaire; Calotte glaciaire Laurentide; géophysique; géologie des dépôts meubles/géomorphologie
ProgrammeBassins sédimentaires du Yukon, GEM : La géocartographie de l'énergie et des minéraux
LiensOnline - En ligne
Résumé(disponible en anglais seulement)
The Geological Survey of Canada (GSC) is currently working to provide an inventory of earth surface materials, landforms and geomorphic processes in northeastern British Columbia as part of the Geo-mapping for Energy and Minerals (GEM) Program Yukon and Liard Basin project. Preliminary interpretation of surficial geology from air photos, satellite imagery and LiDAR, field observations and digital elevation models provides new insight into subglacial processes, patterns of ice flow, deglacial history, and associated sedimentary environments associated with the Late Wisconsinan Laurentide Ice Sheet in northern Canada. Application of a new GEM surficial geology data model provides government agencies, resource industries and others access to the public geoscience information that supports long-term investment, targeted exploration, sustainable natural resource development and management, and an understanding of geological hazards in the region.
GEOSCAN ID286080