37 record(s) found with the tag "water quality" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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Effects of permafrost disturbances on terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems, Banks Island, NWT, Canada
Principal Investigator: Lacelle, Denis
Licenced Year(s): 2015
Summary: Thaw slumps are one of the most dramatic thermokarst features in permafrost regions. The number of thaw slumps on Banks Island has more than tripled in recent decades and it is likely that this change is altering terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems. This multidisciplinary research project investigates the short- (1960s-present day) and long-term (Medieval Warm Period to today) impacts of permafrost...


Establishing a watershed framework for assessing cumulative impacts of development
Principal Investigator: Chin, Krista
Licenced Year(s): 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013
Summary: Objective 1: Build a partnership between government, communities, regulators and researchers to develop a watershed-based cumulative impact study in areas of oil and gas exploration in the Sahtu region. The Sahtu Renewable Resource Board (SRRB) can play an important coordinating role in bringing partners together and working with the communities to determine appropriate engagement in the projec...


Environmental Baseline Surveys of the Fortune Minerals Ltd. NICO Project
Principal Investigator: Harris, Katherine M.
Licenced Year(s): 2017 2016 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2006 2005 2004 2003
Summary: The objective of this research project is to collect baseline environmental information for future environmental effects monitoring. Surveys may include assessments of fish, fish habitat, benthic invertebrates, plankton, water and sediment quality, wetlands and geochemistry. Equipment for surveys will be limited to standard field measuring and surveying equipment, such as automated water qualit...


Evaluating the environmental impacts of permafrost mega-disturbances along the Dempster Highway, NWT
Principal Investigator: Kokelj, Steven V
Licenced Year(s): 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010
Summary: The objective of this research project is to document the extent of ecological change in impacted stream basins draining the eastern slope of the Richardson Mountains and to determine the mechanisms of slump initiation and stabilization. This study will focus on the Stoney Creek catchment, which runs parallel to the Dempster Highway and empties into the Peel River at Fort McPherson, NT. The catchm...


2008 Aquatic Monitoring Program
Principal Investigator: Wen, Marc
Licenced Year(s): 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003
Summary: This research will characterize baseline and post-baseline conditions in the lakes and streams near areas of current and pending mining activity. This will be the 11th year of post-baseline data collected in the Koala Watershed and the 8th year of post-baseline data collected in the King-Cujo Watershed as a part of EKATI’s Aquatic Effects Monitoring Program. It will also be the 10th year of moni...


Biological Studies of Waters Along the Proposed Mackenzie Gas Project Pipeline Route - Inuvialuit Settlement Region
Principal Investigator: Evans, Marlene
Licenced Year(s): 2009 2008 2007 2006
Summary: This license has been issued for the scientific research application #837. This study is designed to examine lakes possibly affected by the proposed Mackenzie Gas Project pipeline, and lakes that can serve as future control/reference sites. The researchers will measure the following: nutrients and metals in lake water and sediments, lake water quality (DO, pH, conductivity, etc.), and benthic i...


Biological Studies of Waters Along the Proposed Mackenzie Gas Project Pipeline Route - Gwich'in Settlement Region
Principal Investigator: Evans, Marlene
Licenced Year(s): 2009 2008 2007 2006
Summary: This licence is issued for the scientific research application # 835. This research will examine lakes possibly affected by the proposed Mackenzie Gas Project pipeline, and lakes that can serve as future control/reference sites. Measurements of nutrients and metals in lake water and sediments, lake water quality (DO, pH, conductivity, etc.), and benthic invertebrate and plankton abundance/spec...


Biological Studies of Waters Along the Proposed Mackenzie Gas Project Pipeline Route - Sahtu Settlement Region
Principal Investigator: Evans, Marlene
Licenced Year(s): 2008
Summary: The research will examine streams possibly affected by the proposed Mackenzie Gas Project pipeline, and streams that can serve as future control/reference sites. Measurements of stream nutrients, metals in stream water, water quality (DO, pH, conductivity, etc.), stream characteristics (flow, width, depth, etc.) and aquatic invertebrate abundance/species composition will be completed. Possible t...


Aquatic Studies in support of the Discovery Mine Remediation Work
Principal Investigator: Ford, Bruce S
Licenced Year(s): 2005
Summary: This study involves fish sampling to determine relative abundance and levels of mercury and other metals in fish tissue in Giauque Lake, Thistlethwaite Lake and Control Lake A, as well as benthic invertebrate sampling and water quality sampling in the three lakes to complement the fish sampling. 3 sites in Giauque, 3 in Thistlethwaite and one in Control Lake A will be recorded. Captured fish will ...


Sewage Lagoon Discharge Assessment, Tuktoyaktuk, NT
Principal Investigator: Herrington, Joey M
Licenced Year(s): 2005
Summary: The Sewage Discharge Assessment will be carried out to meet the needs of the Hamlet of Tuktoyaktuk's water licensing requirements as issued by the NWT Water Board. The objective of the Sewage Discharge Assessment is to evaluate the potential impacts of sewage discharges on fish and benthos in the receiving environment by comparing reference and effluent exposed communities. Water, sediment and ...


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