6 record(s) found with the tag "metals" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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Development and application of monitoring tools to quantify the effects of mining on the health of rivers in the South Nahanni Watershed (NWT)
Principal Investigator: Scrimgeour, Garry J
Licenced Year(s): 2009 2008 2007
Summary: The objectives of this research are two-fold: 1) Identify an ecological indicator that can monitor changes in loadings of metals in the South Nahanni Watershed. This work is scheduled for completion in 2007-2008. 2) Establish a monitoring program that can quantify the cumulative effects of mining activities on the health of streams in the South Nahanni Watershed. This work is scheduled for compl...


Ecological Conditions in the Proposed Discharge Route of the Colomac Mine, NT
Principal Investigator: McGurk, Michael
Licenced Year(s): 2005 2004
Summary: The researchers will measure water quality, aquatic ecology and the status of fish populations in ponds and lakes along the proposed discharge route of mine water from the Colomac Mine (North Pond, L-Shaped Lake, Paddle Lake, Lake 315, and Lower Lake) and compare those data with data collected from reference lakes (Steeves Lake, Baton Lake, and Spanner Lake). Work will include taking three samples...


2003 Baker Creek Environmental Monitoring Program
Principal Investigator: Moore, Peter
Licenced Year(s): 2003
Summary: As part of the 2003 Baker Creek Environmental Monitoring Program, Dillon Consulting Limited will conduct fish habitat assessments at Baker Creek, Yellowknife. Benthic invertebrates will be sampled at each of 8 sampling sites using multi-plate artificial...


Environmental Study of the Aquatic Resources of the Thonokeid Lake Area
Principal Investigator: Couture, Richard
Licenced Year(s): 1994 1994 1993
Summary: Rescan Environmental Services Ltd. will continue their study on the types of fish and other aquatic organisms found in the Thonokeid Lake area. Data on species type as well as their age, abundance and habitat will be collected. In addition, muscle and liver tissue of fish will be collected in order to assess for the presence of heavy metal contaminants. This study will be summarized in an envir...


Environmental study of the aquatic resources of the Lac de Gras area
Principal Investigator: Couture, Richard
Licenced Year(s): 1993
Summary: The researchers of Rescan have been contracted by B.H.P. Minerals Canada Ltd. to conduct an assessment of the types of fish and other aquatic organisms that are found in the Lac de Gras area. Tissue samples will be collected in order to assess heavy metal contaminants in fish. An environmental report will be submitted to the Territorial Government on the results of this study....


Environmental study of the aquatic resources in the Spyder Lake area
Principal Investigator: Couture, Richard
Licenced Year(s): 1993
Summary: The researchers of Rescan have been contracted by B.H.P. Minerals Canada Ltd. to conduct an assessment of the types of fish and other aquatic organisms that are found in the Spyder Lake area. Tissue samples will be collected in order to assess heavy metal contaminants in fish. An environmental report will be submitted to the Territorial Government on the results of this study....


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