Research Projects at Resolute

  • F.G. Hannell
Keywords: Acculturation, Anthropology, Community development, Economic development, Government, Indians, Inuit, Metis, Native urban residence, Publishing, Research, Research funding, Research organizations, Serials, Social change, Social interaction, Social sciences, Socio-economic effects, Universities, Canadian Arctic, Yukon, Ontario, Northern, Iqaluit, Nunavut, N.W.T., Baker Lake (Hamlet)


In April 1967, an Arctic Research Group was formed within McMaster University's Department of Geography, with the object of undertaking closely integrated studies in all aspects of physical geography. As an introductory venture, a party of 3 professors, 2 graduate students, a photographic technician, and a seventeen-year-old Hamilton schoolboy who had been awarded a summer scholarship at McMaster arrived at Resolute on 29 June to undertake a 5-week program of research in coastal geomorphology, pedology, and sub-surface microclimatology. ...