321 record(s) found with the tag "contaminants" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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Further Examination of the Bio- Magnification of Mercury within Fish Species and watersheds of the Deh Cho and Their Varying Levels Among Lakes
Principal Investigator: Low, Mike
Licensed Year(s): 2019
Summary: This licence has been issued for the scientific research application No.4590. The objectives of this research project are: 1) to determine why fish mercury levels vary among lakes in the Dehcho region; 2) to identify best predictors of fish mercury levels; 3) to determine with fish have the lowest levels of mercury and the highest levels of nutrients; and, 4) to collect data on parameters that ...


ITH Metal Chemistry
Principal Investigator: Gammon, Paul R
Licensed Year(s): 2019
Summary: This licence has been issued for the scientific research application No.4544. The objectives of this research are: 1) To investigate the environmental chemistry of the borrow pits and immediate surrounding areas to determine what, if any, environmental risk do the elevated concentrations represent; 2) To investigate the environmental chemistry of an undisturbed area around the Inuvik to Tukto...


Alberta-Northwest Territories Transboundary Fish Monitoring Program: Slave River
Principal Investigator: Beveridge, Meghan
Licensed Year(s): 2019
Summary: This licence has been issued for the scientific research application No.4548. The objectives of the fish monitoring program are to: a) Repeat the contaminant and fish indicator sampling that occurred during historical (1990-1995 and 2011-2015) programs; b) Expand the species list to include fish sampled under the Oil Sands Monitoring, which would provide fish health indicators in the Athabasc...


Pine Point Project
Principal Investigator: Drolet, Andree
Licensed Year(s): 2019
Summary: This licence has been issued for the scientific research application No.4582. These studies are to support upcoming regulatory applications for the Pine Point Project being developed by Pine Point Mining Limited (PPML). The additional baseline studies include but are not limited to surface water quality and quantity, groundwater water quality, aquatic environment monitoring, fish and fish ha...


Taltson Twin Gorges Hydro Generating Facility Aquatic Effects Monitoring Program (AEMP) 2019
Principal Investigator: Miller, Matthew
Licensed Year(s): 2019
Summary: This licence has been issued for the scientific research application No.4565. The objective of this project is to conduct Aquatic Effects Monitoring. This will include three parts: 1) Riparian Habitat and Fish Usage Assessment. This is a study to monitor the trends and fluctuations of the aquatic environment along the riparian zones within the Taltson River from Nonacho Lake to Twin Gorges ...


Sanguez Lake Fish Down Study
Principal Investigator: Low, George
Licensed Year(s): 2019 2018 2017
Summary: This licence has been issued for the scientific research application No.4573. The objectives of this study are to: 1) establish a population estimate of walleye in Sanguez Lake; 2) establish an additional estimate of fish mercury concentrations in walleye and pike. In 2013, mean mercury concentration in walleye was 0.71 mg/kg wet weight, and in pike was 1.09 mg/kg wet weight; 3) reduce the n...


Spatial and long-term trends in persistent organic contaminants and metals in fish from the Northwest Territories
Principal Investigator: Evans, Marlene S.
Licensed Year(s): 2019
Summary: This licence has been issued for the scientific research application No.4533. This study will investigate whether contaminant levels are changing in fish in Great Slave Lake which the research team have been studying since the early 1990s. The team plan to collect lake trout from the Hay River and Lutsel K’e areas. The team will also collect burbot from the Lutsel K’e and Fort Resolution areas ...


Nutrient and contaminant status in the wetlands of the Slave River Delta
Principal Investigator: Doig, Lorne
Licensed Year(s): 2019
Summary: Through this research the team will answer the following questions: 1. From the outer Slave River Delta (SRD) to the apex of the SRD, what is the current status of nutrients and contaminants in SRD wetland ecosystems? 2. How do trace elements (e.g., mercury) move through SRD wetland food webs? 3. How does water source affect the availability of nutrients and trace metals in SRD wetlands? Wet...


Temporal trend studies of trace metals and halogenated organic contaminants (HOCs), including new and emerging persistent compounds, in Mackenzie River burbot, Fort Good Hope, NWT.
Principal Investigator: Stern, Gary
Licensed Year(s): 2019
Summary: The short-term goals are to determine if 2019 burbot contaminant concentrations: 1) remain below Health Canada guidelines (i.e. <0.5 ppm mercury per gram fish); 2) are associated with dietary indicators to determine the influence of diet (via stable isotope ratios) on contaminant concentrations in current fish, although previous results suggested no association; and, 3) as well as to look for link...


Health Effects Monitoring Program
Principal Investigator: Chan, Laurie H. M.
Licensed Year(s): 2019 2018 2017
Summary: The Health Effects Monitoring Program is a human biomonitoring study aimed to assess the exposure and health impact of arsenic and other contaminants on the human population of Yellowknife, Ndilo and Dettah in the Northwest Territories, as part of the Giant Mine Remediation Project. The overall objective of the program is to establish current or baseline levels of arsenic exposure among residen...


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