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Lichen Sampling Program - Diavik
Principal Investigator: Bourn, Stephen
Licensed Year(s): 2013 2010 2005
Summary: The goal of this study is to determine whether dust generated from mining activities is causing a measurable change in dust deposition to and/or metals uptake in lichen closer to and further from the mine. If a significant difference in uptake is noted closer to versus further from the mine, a health risk assessment to caribou may be conducted to determine risks associated with consumption of vege...

Diavik Aquatic Effects Monitoring Program 2010
Principal Investigator: Bourn, Stephen
Licensed Year(s): 2022 2021 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001
Summary: The goal of this research is to re-visit fixed sample stations at near-field, mid-field and far-field sites over the course of a year in an effort to determine any seasonal variation that may exist and confirm impact predictions. The study will encompass the following water-based parameters: water quality, zooplankton & phytoplankton biomass and taxonomy, benthic invertebrate analysis and sedimen...