Principal Investigator:Bourn, Stephen Licenced Year(s):2013
The goal of this study is to determine whether dust generated from mining activities is causing a measurable change in dust deposition to and/or metals uptake in lichen closer to and further from the mine. If a significant difference in uptake is noted closer to versus further from the mine, a health risk assessment to caribou may be conducted to determine risks associated with consumption of veg...
Principal Investigator:Bourn, Stephen Licenced Year(s):201620152014201320122011
The goal of this research is to re-visit fixed sample stations at near-field, mid-field and far-field sites over the course of a year in an effort to determine any seasonal variation that may exist and confirm impact predictions. The study will encompass the following water-based parameters: water quality, zooplankton & phytoplankton biomass and taxonomy, benthic invertebrate analysis and sedimen...