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June 1, 2019

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This report provides the results of seven technical integration workshops sponsored by the Oil Sands Monitoring (OSM) program for the 2018-2019 fiscal year held between the end of October 2018 and early February 2019. The seven workshops covered the following topoics : terrestrial biological...


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June 1, 2019

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This report presents recommendations for the steps that should be taken by the Oils Sands Monitoring Program (OSMP) to: address the priority key questions that were identified as rising out of seven OSMP integration workshops held between the end of October 2018 and early February 2019; achieve...


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October 1, 2018

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An air monitoring science workshop held in 2015 identified that further analyses are recommended to assess potential redundancies in the long-term air monitoring network of Alberta. This report provides a summary of the air network optimization methodology, and guidance on how its application to...


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October 1, 2018

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The satellite remote sensing workshop brought the developers and potential clients of these satellite remote sensing products together to collectively identify opportunities for satellite remote sensing deployment in subsequent years. The workshop discussions focused on measurements of wetland,...


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September 1, 2018

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This report describes atmospheric deposition monitoring in the oil sands region of Alberta. It provides information related to the extent to which existing environmental monitoring is assessing the impacts of deposition of oil sands emissions to surrounding ecosystems. A workshop and series of...


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September 1, 2018

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This report describes the outcomes of a workshop held November 28-30, 2016 in Edmonton, Alberta to review, rationalize and optimize water quality monitoring conducted under the Joint Oil Sands Monitoring Program. The workshop participants included representatives from the Environmental...


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June 1, 2018

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Reports on two studies developed to address science needs and gaps related to groundwater-surface water interactions on tributaries of the Lower Athabasca River and proximate to tailings ponds. The studies address to sub-themes of the groundwater theme identified in the Joint Canada-Alberta Oil...


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June 1, 2018

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This study uses snowpack measurements and dated lake sediment cores to investigate deposition of contaminants (including polycyclic aromatic compounds and numerous inorganic and organic contaminants such as mercury) to the landscapes and water bodies of the Athabasca Oil Sands region. The study...


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June 1, 2018

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This study investigates key issues identified in the Joint Canada-Alberta Oil Sands Monitoring (JOSM) program regarding water quality of the Lower Athabasca River mainstem and the downstream Peace-Athabasca delta, specifically: the current state of water quality; the distribution of contaminants...


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June 1, 2018

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Results from the Joint Oil Sands Monitoring plan (JOSM) presented here address the need to develop a comprehensive and robust invertebrate biomonitoring program for oil sands development in the lower Athabasca River and area. Benthic macroinvertebrate biomonitoring was conducted along the main...