7 record(s) found with the tag "water quality" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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Ekati Engineering and Environmental Monitoring Programs
Principal Investigator: Pacholski, Laura J
Licenced Year(s): 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013
Summary: The main objectives of the field work for 2018 will be to determine if the Ekati Diamond Mine is having an effect on the surrounding aquatic environment and air quality, and to provide baseline data for areas where mine development may occur in the future. In winter, water samples will be collected under ice using a 2.5L Niskin (a cylindrical PVC water sampler). During the week of spring fresh...


Environmental Surveys of the Fortune Minerals NICO Project
Principal Investigator: Goad, Robin E
Licenced Year(s): 2017 2016 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2006 2005 2004 2003
Summary: The scope of environmental studies to be undertaken includes fish and fish habitat, water quality, air quality, and vegetation surveys. Equipment for habitat surveys will be limited to standard field measuring and surveying equipment, such as GPS units, and helicopters. An automated meteorological station has been set up to collect weather data. A summer and fall fish and fish habitat survey w...


Damoti Gold
Principal Investigator: Hamm, Sharleen
Licenced Year(s): 2007 2006
Summary: Exploration efforts at the Damoti Lake property (concentrating on the Horseshoe Zone) are intended to improve gold-bearing ore estimates at the site. As part of the pre-feasibility work, alternatives for tailings disposal will be studied, including depositing tailings into natural water bodies (Lardass Lake, Unnamed Lake, Pond 1 and 2), and/or using land-based methods, such as thickened tailings a...


Environmental Assessment for AEC's proposed oil and gas development activities in the Sahtu, NWT
Principal Investigator: Machtans, Hillary
Licenced Year(s): 1999
Summary: The proposed field program is designed to provide information on fish habitat and wildlife in the area of three exploratory petroleum well sites and along their respective access routes in the Fort Liard/Nahanni Butte area. Researchers will travel to the well sites and along access routes sites by helicopter with survey work carried out by air, small boat and on foot. Fish habitat and water quali...


Chevron Ft. Liard Potential Routing Selection Program
Principal Investigator: Machtans, Hillary
Licenced Year(s): 1999
Summary: The purpose of this study is to collect information about a variety ecosystems crossed by or in close proximity to the potential routes for a proposed pipeline. Fisheries and water quality studies will involve a survey of fish habitat, and of the water quality of any water bodies allong the proposed routes. Any fish collection will be outlined by Department of Fisheries and Oceans research permits...


Gazelle Lake and Point Lake Preliminary Baseline Study
Principal Investigator: Bryant, Wayne
Licenced Year(s): 1998
Summary: The Gazelle environmental baseline study will include specific investigations on water/sediment quality, lake bathymetry, limnology, catchment hydrology, fisheries and fish habitat assessment. Field data collection and observations will take about two to three days. Field staff of 3 will be transported by air to Ekati from Yellowknife. From Ekati, helicopter transport will be used to drop off the...


Thor Lake Beryllium Project Environmental Baseline Study
Principal Investigator: Digel, Mark
Licenced Year(s): 1998 1997
Summary: Fisheries investigations, including habitat identification and possibly gill netting, will be conducted in the four small lakes located within the watershed of the orebody of the Thor Lake site. In lakes with fish, will collect 10 fish (up to two species) for chemical analysis. Fisheries investigations, including habitat mapping, gill netting (to verify fish community), will be undertaken in the...


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