2 record(s) found with the tag "organic contaminants" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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Investigation of factors affecting high mercury levels in fish in lakes in the Mackenzie River Basin (2002-2003)
Principal Investigator: Evans, Marlene S.
Licensed Year(s): 2003 1998
Summary: This study is based on earlier research conducted by the Department of Fisheries and Oceans which found that fish in many lakes in the Mackenzie River Basin had high mercury concentrations. This study examines the environment in which the fish live in o...

Amituk Lake: Trace Organic Contaminants in an Arctic Aquatic System
Principal Investigator: Semkin, Raymond
Licensed Year(s): 1994
Summary: Amituk Lake and the east coast of Cornwallis Island is a research site for documenting the occurence and movement of organic and inorganic contminants from winter snowpack into a freshwater lake. Numerous tests for snowpack water content and chemistry are carried out before snowmelt begins. Chemical and flow measurements are also taken at 6 streams and the lake outlet....