8 record(s) found with the tag "spill sites" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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Dispersal of toxic substances in soil and water from an abandoned arctic waste disposal site.
Principal Investigator: Haertling, Joachim
Licensed Year(s): 1987
Summary: To assess the role of permafrost in the movement of potentially toxic substances carried in water flow over the surface and through the active layer; det. rates and amnts. of deposition of these materials in the active layer, the upper part of the permafrost zone and in the sediments and water of lakes and ponds in the vicinity of the dump; assess the changes to the nearby environ. duri...

Licence #2326
Principal Investigator: Bliss, Lawrence
Licensed Year(s): 1978
Summary: (1) Study of growth paterns of evergreen shrubs in a low shrub tundra, evaluate winter roads and salt water spills at well sites. (2) Life history study of the grass, Alopecurus alpinus, a study of the cold hardiness of certain high arctic plants and a study of natural ground slumps....

Licence #2121
Principal Investigator: Hutchinson, Tom
Licensed Year(s): 1977
Summary: To determine the degree of recovery of crude oil spills made in 1972 and 1973 on taiga at Norman Wells and tundra at Tuktoyaktuk. To determine the effects of a 1975 diesel oil spill on taiga at Norman Wells and to compare the effects with crude oil spills made in comparable terrain. To examine the pattern of vegetational recovery of these areas. To examine the effects of crude oil spills made o...

Licence #1895
Principal Investigator: Westlake, D.
Licensed Year(s): 1975
Summary: To ascertain the factors governing the breakdown of crude oil by naturally occurring soil micro-organisms under cold conditions....

Licence #1894
Principal Investigator: Hutchinson, Tom
Licensed Year(s): 1975
Summary: To ascertain how crude oil affects terrestrial and aquatic plants, and soil and water micro-organisms, for Arctic Land Use Research Program....

Licence #1893
Principal Investigator: MacKay, D.
Licensed Year(s): 1975
Summary: To determine how spilled oil behaves and interacts wit the northern environment; how far and how quickly spilled oil will spread on land and in water. To ascertain how low temperatures and snow affect its spread; how deeply oil penetrates into the vegetation, litter or peat and mineral soil layers and what proportion will be lost to evaporation. To provide an indication of the area which would b...

Licence #1881
Principal Investigator: Dabbs, Donald
Licensed Year(s): 1975
Summary: (1) Seeding of native grasses - Tununuk Point. (2) Effect on vegetation of methyL alcohol spills - Inuvik area. (3) Restoration of tundra vegetation after ditching - Tuktoyaktuk Peninsula. (4) Biodegradation of methyl alcohol - Inuvik area. (5) Use of biodegradable fibre mats for slope stabilization - Tuktoyaktuk Peninsula. (6) Seeding of large disturbed areas at rig sites. (7) Monitoring of...

Licence #1804
Principal Investigator: Railton, John
Licensed Year(s): 1974
Summary: Study of vegetation at old mud spills resulting from past drilling operations, Mackenzie Delta, on behalf of Panarctic Oils Limited....