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8 results found for: "Environment and Sustainable Resource Development"

Organizations: Environment (1971-1992,1999-2011) Audience: Scientists

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July 1, 2009

Description

Coalbed gas (CBG) effectively consists of methane with minor amounts of ethane and propane, but no hydrogen sulphide (H2S). Recognition of CBG as an increasingly important energy resource has led to rapid expansion of exploration activity. Rapid development started in the 1980s in the western...


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Last Modified

July 1, 2007

Description

Paleolimnology is the study of lake development through analysis of physical, chemical and biological information stored in aquatic sediments. Paleolimnology has multiple applications, lake management being one of them. The main objective of this report was to produce a summary of...


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March 1, 2006

Description

Wetlands cover approximately 21 per cent of the land area of the province of Alberta and are unique ecosystems that provide several valuable ecological economic functions including water storage and flood attenuation, erosion control, water quality improvement and habitat for various plant and...


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December 1, 1999

Description

Big Knife Provincial Park project area covers roughly 297.54 hectares* (735.21 acres) of terrain in and along the Battle River valley southwest of Forestburg in east central Alberta. The Park represents a variety of landscapes and includes the valley bottom and slopes associated with the Battle...


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Last Modified

April 27, 1992

Description

This document provides a framework for contaminant assessment and its use in identification of remedial options. Particular attention is paid to potential roles for land treatment and backfilling. These operations are likely to be considered early in the decommissioning process because of their...


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November 1, 1990

Description

This study determines flood magnitudes for the North Saskatchewan River at Edmonton. Both natural and regulated annual maximum flood flows are examined in the assessment of the frequency of occurrence of future flood peak flow rates. Recorded flows and water levels within the North Saskatchewan...


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Last Modified

July 1, 1990

Description

The purpose of this document is to summarize the aquatic information available on chlorates, and to provide a list of pertinent literature.


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Last Modified

November 1, 1983

Description

This report discusses channel improvement alternatives along Cardinal Creek, with the objective of providing flood relief so that the floodplain lands can be used for agricultural purposes. Several alternatives are examined, with the 1:10 year return flood as the design discharge. It was found...