58 record(s) found with the tag "water quality" (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 ...


Remediation of the Abandoned Panarctic Satellite F-68 Wellsite at Satellite Bay, Prince Patrick Island, Northwest Territories
Principal Investigator: Krizan, Julia
Licensed Year(s): 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2013 2011 2010
Summary: The objectives of the Site Remediation Program (scheduled to be completed in 2019 and 2020) are: 1) to remove and dispose of exposed historic solid waste (including barrels, batteries, debris, wood and other waste); and 2) to finalize construction of a contaminated soil and waste containment structure to contain impacted soil excavated from areas at the site. The 2019 Site activities may includ...


A multidisciplinary investigation of recovery in Yellowknife area lakes from 50 years of arsenic pollution: What are the factors inhibiting recovery and the biological consequences?
Principal Investigator: Palmer, Mike
Licensed Year(s): 2019 2018 2017
Summary: The overarching objectives of this research are two-fold: 1)To investigate watershed and within-lake abiotic processes affecting the recovery of mine-impacted lakes in the Yellowknife area, including storage and release of arsenic from soils, seasonal dynamics of arsenic export in runoff, and fluxes of arsenic to and from lake sediments; and 2) To investigate the toxicological consequences of ...


TERRE-NET: Controls on the Release of Contaminants from Gold Tailings at the Giant Mine, Yellowknife, NT
Principal Investigator: Blowes, David W.
Licensed Year(s): 2019 2018 2017
Summary: The goals of this research are: 1) to determine the magnitude and rate of release of arsenic and other toxic elements from the Giant Mine tailings to groundwater; 2 to evaluate remediation alternatives for tailings management, including the effects of proposed engineered covers; and, 3) to apply novel characterization techniques to understand the mechanisms controlling arsenic release. The r...


Identifying sources of mercury in Arctic rivers
Principal Investigator: Zdanowicz, Christian M
Licensed Year(s): 2019 2018
Summary: The goal of this project is to identify and quantify (measure) the different possible sources of toxic mercury that is transported in rivers of the Mackenzie River basin, all the way down to the Beaufort Sea. In particular, the research team want to establish how much mercury comes from "modern" sources (like distant air pollution, runoff from rain/snow, wash-out from surface soils, etc.) and how ...


SAMMS: Sub-Arctic Metal Mobility Study
Principal Investigator: Wolfe, Brent BBW
Licensed Year(s): 2019 2018
Summary: The seven-year objective of Sub-Arctic Meteal Mobility Study (SAMMS) is to identify, quantify, and predict mobility of natural-source and legacy mine-source metals in soil, wetlands, and lake sediments that extend from former, present, and planned mine sites currently and as climate change alters the quantity and quality of dissolved organic matter produced and exported in subarctic NWT watersheds...


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