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Toxic Effects of Chronic Arsenicosis in Muskrats and Squirrels from Yellowknife
Principal Investigator: Amuno, Solomon A
Licenced Year(s): 2017
Summary: The objectives of this research project are to: 1. investigate the effects of chronic arsenic exposure on reproductive parameters, specifically seminal and hormonal parameters including testicular pathology and os penis (baculum) morphology of small mammals (muskrats and squirrels) inhabiting the vicinity of the Yellowknife area, near the Giant mine, and in a reference location approximately 30-8...


Oxidative Stress, DNA Damage and Bone Metabolism Disruption in Small Mammal Populations Exposed to Arsenic and Heavy Metals in Yellowknife, NWT: A Preliminary Study
Principal Investigator: Amuno, Solomon A
Licenced Year(s): 2016
Summary: The first objective of this preliminary study is to monitor in selected small mammal population, specifically the snowshoe hare population the effects of metal exposure on oxidative stress parameters as well as metalothionenin gene expression and genotoxicity (DNA damage and mutation induction). The second is to monitor effect of metal exposure on bone microstructure alterations, including biomark...


De Beers Snap Lake Mine: 2012 Wildlife Effects Monitoring Program
Principal Investigator: Hood, Alex
Licenced Year(s): 2013
Summary: The objective of this annual monitoring program is to obtain and determine annual variability of the following information in the study area: •the relative abundance, distribution, group composition and behavior of caribou; •the relative activity of grizzly bears; •the relative activity of wolverines; •the presence and production of wolves; and, •the presence and production of falcons nesti...


Gahcho Kue Project Studies
Principal Investigator: Bekhuys, Tim
Licenced Year(s): 2006 2005
Summary: Baseline studies in the Gahcho Kue (Kennady Lake) area, in conjunction with the DeBeers Gahcho Kue Diamond Mine Project, have been ongoing since 1998. AMEC Earth and Environmental has been contracted by DeBeers to conduct these studies. This year, independent of the Mackenzie Valley Environmental Impact Review Board's regulatory requirements*, two studies are planned to be conducted in the project...


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...


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...


Taltson River Hydro Power Supply to Snap Lake Diamond Mine Environmental Baseline Studies
Principal Investigator: Sharpe, Seßn
Licenced Year(s): 2003
Summary: This work will assess the possible effects of expanding the Taltson hydroelectric generation facilities to supply power to the Snap Lake Diamond Mine. The existing facilities are on the Taltson River at Twin Gorges, located approximately 60 km NE of Fort...


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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