Living With Frozen Ground - A field guide to permafrost in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories

This guidebook describes some of the challenges to development that permafrost, or frozen ground, presents to the City of Yellowknife.

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Creator Stephen A. Wolfe
Summary This guide provides an overview of the geological events, subarctic environment and recent human developments that have shaped this city, and describes permafrost occurrence in Yellowknife, the impacts of permafrost on development, and potential changes to permafrost under conditions of possible climate warming.
Local Relevance This document is a guide for permafrost and its occurrence in and around Yellowknife.
Tags Yellowknife,Permafrost,Infrastructure,Guide
Geographic Region North Slave
Release Date 1998-01-01
Last Modified Date 1998-01-01
Funding Program