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  • Federal

    Bird Health and Toxicology, Oil Sands Region

    Tree swallow (Tachycineta bicolor) nest boxes are installed in oil sands area and in reference locations to monitor contaminant levels and impacts on tree swallow nestlings. The exposure to tree swallow nestlings to air-borne oil sands-related contaminants such as polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons...
    Organization:
    Environment and Climate Change Canada
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    Snow and Wet Precipitation, Oil Sands Region

    Assess the importance of atmospheric deposition of contaminants as a contributor to ecological impacts of oil sands development and identify sources. • Use snowpack measurements sampled across a gridwork to develop maps of winter-time atmospheric contaminant loadings for the region ~100 km...
    Organization:
    Environment and Climate Change Canada
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    Surface Water Quantity, Oil Sands Region

    Water level and discharge data are available from Water Survey of Canada’s Hydrometric Network. The Water Survey of Canada (WSC) is the national authority responsible for the collection, interpretation and dissemination of standardized water resource data and information in Canada. In...
    Organization:
    Environment and Climate Change Canada
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    Wild Bird Health and Contaminants, Oil Sands Region

    Aquatic bird eggs are being collected for contaminants analysis. Egg collections in the Peace-Athabasca Delta area support Parks Canada’s activities at Wood Buffalo National Park and the multi-stakeholder Peace-Athabasca Ecosystem Monitoring Program. This monitoring activity employs repeated...
    Organization:
    Environment and Climate Change Canada
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    Benthic Invertebrates, Oil Sands Region

    Benthic invertebrates monitoring includes both lotic (rivers/streams) and lentic (wetlands) ecosystems. Aquatic biomonitoring provides a direct measure of change in biotic populations and communities in relation to benchmark or reference conditions and can help identify the ecological effects of...
    Organization:
    Environment and Climate Change Canada
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    Fish Health Toxicology Contaminants, Oil Sands Region

    The objectives of the fish component of the integrated oil sands monitoring program are to provide the necessary data/information to address key questions related to both environmental health of fish populations and fish health issues that can be used to inform human use and consumption. The...
    Organization:
    Environment and Climate Change Canada
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    Plant Health and Contaminants, Oil Sands Region

    Plant health assessments and vegetation surveys are undertaken at both terrestrial and wetland sites in the oil sands region and in reference areas. Plant monitoring is being conducted for biodiversity and contaminants, and because plants are important both as wildlife habitat and as...
    Organization:
    Environment and Climate Change Canada
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    Wild Bird and Hunter-Trapper Harvested Wildlife Toxicology and Contaminants, ...

    Waterfowl and mammals harvested and trapped at various locations in the oil sands region and in reference locations are assessed for contaminant burdens and toxicology. Wildlife samples are obtained from local hunters and trappers. Tissue samples are analysed for concentrations of oil...
    Organization:
    Environment and Climate Change Canada
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    Species at Risk, Rare and Difficult Species Monitoring, Oil Sands Region

    Environment and Climate Change Canada’s monitoring program for species at risk, rare and difficult-to-monitor species uses targeted sampling designs to assess the population status and trend of species that are not readily sampled by other programs. A formal analysis was used to prioritize...
    Organization:
    Environment and Climate Change Canada
    Resource Formats:
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    Amphibian and Wetland Health Contaminants and Toxicology, Oil Sands Region

    The health of individual amphibians, amphibian populations, and their wetland habitats are monitored in the oil sands region and at reference locations. Contaminants assessments are done at all sites. Amphibians developing near oil sands activities may be exposed to concentrations of oil...
    Organization:
    Environment and Climate Change Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • CSV
    • ESRI REST
    • WMS
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