11 record(s) found with the tag "mining impacts" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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Plant communities along Bakers Creek NWT
Principal Investigator: Stevens, Kevin J
Licenced Year(s): 2014
Summary: The research team will conduct a comprehensive wetland plant community vegetation analysis along Bakers Creek with a focus on the lower stretch of the creek. In addition soil samples will be obtained for an assessment of soil dwelling fungal communities. The assessment will include emergent vegetation along riparian areas as well a floating leaved, free floating and submerged vegetation in the ...


De Beers Snap Lake Project - 2006 Monitoring Program
Principal Investigator: Horrocks, Kimberley
Licenced Year(s): 2017 2016 2015 2014 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2002 2001 2000 1999
Summary: The objective of this environmental monitoring program is to meet requirements under a land use permit, water license, and Fisheries Authorization, as well as to meet De Beers’ corporate commitments to the environment. Information collected during field sampling and observations will build on existing data and will be used towards: 1) contributing to monitoring data available for assessing and man...


Gahcho Kue' Biophysical Baseline Studies
Principal Investigator: Bekhuys, Tim
Licenced Year(s): 2006 2005
Summary: De Beers Canada has conducted a number of baseline studies in the Gahcho Kue' area, and is continuing these studies in 2005. AMEC Earth and Environmental will be doing the baseline studies on behalf of De Beers. The studies will consist of wildlife, fi...


Environmental Investigations for Reclamation Planning at the Tundra Mine
Principal Investigator: Robinson, Cindy
Licenced Year(s): 2004
Summary: This fieldwork is for reclamation planning at the Tundra Mine site. An aquatic survey will be conducted to characterize the current conditions of water bodies adjacent to the Tundra Mine and downstream of the mine's two tailings ponds. A total of seven l...


2003 Port Radium: Phase 2 Environmental Studies
Principal Investigator: MacNeill, Scott W
Licenced Year(s): 2003
Summary: This 5-day sampling program will involve fisheries, aquatic, and vegetation studies at/in the vicinity of the abandoned Port Radium Mine site. Concentrations of five biologically significant metals (antimony, arsenic, lead, nickel and zinc) will be dete...


NWT Diamonds Project - Revegetation Research
Principal Investigator: Witteman, John
Licenced Year(s): 1996 1995
Summary: As part of overall reclamation goals of BHP, the 1996 season will focus on three components. Vegetation response will be assessed in August using the point-frame method. Within the legume, indigenous seed and shrub cutting plots, plant density will be recorded. Soil samples in replicates of three will be collected from each treatment to analyze physical and chemical characteristics. Secondly, ...


An Evaluation of RADAR, SPOT and Landsat TM Data to Classify Wildlife Habitat in the Kiggavik Mine Area near Baker Lake, NWT
Principal Investigator: Matthews, Steven
Licenced Year(s): 1991
Summary: The project will evaluate airborne RADAR data as well as Landsat TM and SPOT satellite data to distinguish vegetation cover types of the tundra near Baker Lake. Detailed vegetation surveys will be carried out in the field. The data will be used to classify vegetation cover types and in accuracy assessment. Wildlife habitat types will be based on the resultant classification and produced as mapped ...


Nicholas Lake Project/George Lake Project
Principal Investigator: Ott, Bruce
Licenced Year(s): 1990 1989
Summary: The Researcher and his team will be collecting baseline environmental data on natural conditions at Nicholas and George Lakes. This includes collecting water, soils and vegetation information....


Licence #2592
Principal Investigator: Bohn, Arne
Licenced Year(s): 1980
Summary: To conduct an assessment of the impacts of new mining and water discharge. The studies will include: - updating information on soil types and vegetation. - updating information on wildlife habitat. - updating information on water quality and fish habitat. - examining background levels of trace metals associated with Pine Point Mining activity....


Licence #2226
Principal Investigator: Bohn, Arne
Licenced Year(s): 1977
Summary: To inventory wildlife habitat and populations and assess the impact of mining activity on these and collect plant samples for heavy metal analysis....


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