5 record(s) found with the tag "heavy metal" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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Dust Distribution and Monitoring using Lichens as Bioindicators
Principal Investigator: Wytrychowski, Scott I
Licensed Year(s): 2013 2010 2005
Summary: Air quality is an issue at mine sites, and diamond mining can contribute large quantities of dust to the air. This dust may contain elevated levels of heavy metals. Vehicle and generator exhausts also contribute to air pollution and greenhouse gases. To acheive the goal of sustainable development, Diavik policy focuses on the need to identify potential risks and set targets for pollution preventio...

Environmental study of the aquatic resources of the Thonokeid Lake area
Principal Investigator: Couture, Richard
Licensed Year(s): 1994 1994 1993
Summary: The researchers will continue their study on fish and other aquatic organisms found in lakes and streams of the Thonokeid Lake area. Muscle and liver tissues of fish will be taken in order to assess levels of heavy metals. In addition, water chemistry data will be collected....

Licence #2740
Principal Investigator: Kristensen, John
Licensed Year(s): 1982
Summary: As part of aquatic habitat and biological studies to sample fish, invertebrates, benthic stream vegetation tissue and water as well as to document aquatic habitat. Heavy Metal analysis will be carried out on the water, benthic sediments and plant tissue samples....

Licence #2305
Principal Investigator: Stirling, Ian
Licensed Year(s): 1978
Summary: (1) Effects of oil and polar bears, baseline heavy metal and toxic chemical surveys and population surveys of polar bears. (2) Survey of polar bear denning areas and polar bear tagging. (3) To assess seasonal movement patterns of polar bears and denning site surveys....

Licence #2199
Principal Investigator: Ronald, K.
Licensed Year(s): 1977
Summary: The collection of data on the physical characteristics of harp seals and other marine mammals and the collection of tissue for heavy metal analysis....