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  • Waterbird status - Wood Buffalo National Park

    Monitoring the abundance diversity and distribution of birds in wetlands is used to track the effect of changes in hydrology and water quality related to human activities, flow regulation and climate change. Automated Recording Units (ARU) are deployed annually in the spring prior to the...
    Organization:
    Parks Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • CSV
  • PAD vegetation change - Wood Buffalo National Park

    The Peace Athabasca Delta (PAD) is a dynamic deltaic ecosystem that is driven by natural, periodic floods. Vegetation communities naturally vary with floods and droughts, but changes in the long term can be detected. Specific concerns include: a shift away from aquatic communities, encroachment...
    Organization:
    Parks Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • CSV
  • Delta water extent (remote sensing) - Wood Buffalo National Park

    The Peace-Athabasca Delta (PAD) is a huge wetland complex which provides important habitat for wildlife and migrating waterfowl. Remote sensing provides a way to monitor this large and remote area. A combination of optical and radar (Radarsat) satellite imagery is used along with ground truthing...
    Organization:
    Parks Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • CSV
  • Muskrat Aerial Survey - Wood Buffalo National Park

    This measure is based on muskrat aerial surveys in the Peace-Athabasca Delta (PAD), done in collaboration with local indigenous groups. Muskrats are a keystone species. They play a pivotal role in the food web of the PAD and as such are a good indicator of what is going on at higher trophic...
    Organization:
    Parks Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • CSV
  • Contaminants in Colonial Waterbird Eggs - Wood Buffalo National Park

    Monitoring contaminants in gull and tern eggs is a useful tool for gaining insights into local environmental conditions because gulls and terns are integrators of processes occurring at lower levels in the food web and their eggs are generally formed using local food sources. Therefore, the...
    Organization:
    Parks Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • CSV
  • Bison abundance - Wood Buffalo National Park

    The Wood Buffalo National Park (WBNP) Bison Abundance database is a data set that documents numbers of bison observed during bison population estimate surveys conducted in WBNP. Survey methodology was standardized from 2002 to present. A strip transect survey allows for both minimum counts and a...
    Organization:
    Parks Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • CSV
  • Water Quality Simplified - Tuktut

    This dataset is a simplified version of water quality measurements taken in Tuktut Nogait National Park. It is a collection of measurements which make up two water quality indexes: Nutrients and Major Ions (NMI) Index and Metals Index. The measurements are taken along the Hornaday River annually...
    Organization:
    Parks Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • CSV
  • Water Quality Simplified - Ivvavik

    This dataset is a simplified version of water quality measurements taken in Ivvavik National Park. It is a collection of measurements which make up two water quality indexes: Nutrients and Major Ions (NMI) Index and Metals Index. The measurements are taken along the Firth River annually in...
    Organization:
    Parks Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • CSV
  • Water Quality - Ivvavik

    This dataset is a collection of measurements which make up two water quality indexes: Nutrients, Physical and Major Ions (NPMI) Index and Metals Index. The measurements are taken at two different locations along the Firth River (at the mouth of the river and at Sheeps Creek) annually in mid-July....
    Organization:
    Parks Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • CSV
  • Water Quality - Tuktut

    This dataset is a collection of measurements which make up two water quality indexes: Nutrients, Physical and Major Ions (NPMI) Index and Metals Index. The measurements are taken at two different locations along the Hornaday River annually in early-July. Project Rationale: Water quality is a...
    Organization:
    Parks Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • CSV
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