Digital Geotechnical Database for the Mackenzie Valley/Delta Region
Entry ID: ggd637

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Summary
Abstract: The Mackenzie Valley Geotechnical Database is a compilation of existing geological and geotechnical data for over 12,000 boreholes that extend from the arctic coast to northwestern Alberta. Additional information on site conditions such as terrain disturbance, vegetation and geomorphology are also included. The original database, compiled in the early 1970s by Proudfoot and Lawrence (1976), ... View entire text
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 70.5   S: 59.4   E: 119.0   W: 138.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Margo Burgess, Sharon Smith, and Ted Lawrence
Dataset Title: Digital Geotechnical Database for the Mackenzie Valley/Delta Region
Dataset Publisher: National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC)
Online Resource: http://nsidc.org/data/ggd637.html
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1968-01-01
Stop Date: 1991-12-31
Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
Originating Center
Data Center
National Snow and Ice Data Center Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://nsidc.org
Dataset ID: GGD637

Data Center Personnel
Name: NSIDC USER SERVICES
Phone: +1 (303) 492-6199
Fax: +1 (303) 492-2468
Email: nsidc at nsidc.org
Contact Address:
National Snow and Ice Data Center
CIRES, 449 UCB
University of Colorado
City: Boulder
Province or State: CO
Postal Code: 80309-0449
Country: USA
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Personnel
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Phone: 613 996 9317
Fax: 613 992 0190
Email: mburgess at nrcan.gc.ca
Contact Address:
Geological Survey of Canada
Natural Resources Canada
601 Booth Street
City: Ottawa
Province or State: Ontario
Postal Code: K1A 0E8
Country: Canada
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Publications/References
Burgess, M.M., Smith, S.L., Chartrand, J. and Lawarence, D.E. (in prep.) Digital geotechnical database for the Mackenzie Valley/Delta region. Geological Survey of Canada Open File Report. Lawrence, D.E. and Proudfoot, D.A. 1976. Mackenzie Valley Geotechnical Data Bank - Hard Copy; Department of Energy Mines and Resources, Geological Survey of Canada, Open Files 421 to 425, 22 p + microfiches. Proudfoot, D.A. and Lawrence, D.E. 1976. Mackenzie Valley Geotechnical Data Bank, Tape Description Manual; Department of Energy Mines and Resources, Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 350, 21 p.
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Creation and Review Dates
Last DIF Revision Date: 2011-01-24
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