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Topics: Environment Audience: Entrepreneur/Self-employed

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March 15, 2019

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Provides a high-level overview of the GreenSTEM pilot program from application to post-completion. The program is a cleantech-focused entrepreneurial Fellowship that is intended to enable hard-tech spin outs and start-ups from Alberta's research universities through access to seed funding,...


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March 15, 2019

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Provides a quick overview of the GreenSTEM pilot program and how to apply for funding through the program. GreenSTEM is a cleantech-focused entrepreneurial Fellowship that is intended to enable hard-tech spin outs and start-ups from Alberta's research universities through access to seed funding,...


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January 2, 2019

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Municipal governments and the Government of Alberta invest millions of dollars annually in water and wastewater facilities comprising infrastructure worth billions of dollars. To help ensure proper operation and maintenance of these facilities and to protect the health of its citizens and the...


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December 12, 2018

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This two-page fact sheet provides an overview of how the activity of water well drilling is regulated in Alberta.


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September 14, 2018

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Outlines the conservation and reclamation requirements for renewable energy operations (i.e., wind, solar and geothermal) producing renewable electricity.


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December 4, 2017

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The data represents the density of wetland habitat in the agricultural region of Alberta in 2002. Wetlands are depressional areas that are wet for a long enough period that the plant and animals living in them are adapted to, and often dependent on, living in wet conditions for at least part of...


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December 4, 2017

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This map, created in 2002 using ArcGIS, describes the number of animal and plant species that are at risk in Alberta. 'Species at risk' is a term used by the Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada (COSEWIC) that includes the following categories of plants and animals:Extirpated...


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December 4, 2017

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The data represents the relative expense of fertilizer and lime in the agricultural area of Alberta. It is an estimate of the degree to which agriculture may affect nutrient levels in surface and groundwater. The classes shown on the map are ranked between 0 (lowest) and 1 (highest).Mapping the...


Views: 47
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December 4, 2017

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This map displays an assessment of groundwater quality risk for the agricultural area of Alberta. Agricultural activities that may have an impact on groundwater quality include livestock, crop production and agrochemical use. These activities along with the physical characteristics represented by...


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December 4, 2017

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The data represents the frost-free period in Alberta over the 30-year period from 1971 to 2000. A 30-year period is used to describe the present climate since it is enough time to filter out short-term fluctuations but is not dominated by any long-term trend in the climate. The frost-free period...