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September 1, 2015

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The scientific study of lakes helps us assess lake conditions and monitor changes over time. This is especially important as we are seeing increased pressure on lakes due to shoreline development, agricultural practices, vegetation removal, intensive land-use and increased recreational use....


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September 1, 2015

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Lakes are one of the most treasured aspects of the Alberta landscape. They have become an integral part of many lives, whether you are a long-time lake resident or someone who visits lakes occasionally for boating, fishing or wildlife watching. Unfortunately, many lakes and watersheds in Alberta...


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September 1, 2015

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Cyanobacteria, often known as blue-green algae, are well adapted to growth in alkaline, nutrient-rich water bodies. During calm conditions, they can congregate near the water’s surface. These “blooms” are unsightly and produce objectionable odors, and can also induce skin irritation, itchiness...


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September 1, 2015

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Aquatic plants along lake shorelines are important for maintaining healthy lake ecosystems. They provide habitat for fish spawning, nesting habitat for waterfowl and shorebirds, rearing sites for young fish and wildlife, and they protect shorelines from wave and wind erosion. Aquatic vegetation...


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July 1, 2007

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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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January 1, 2001

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The Oldman Reservoir was constructed to assure downstream water supplies for consumption and irrigation, and to provide additional water for future expansion of irrigated land. Additional benefits included enhancement of downstream fisheries, recreation and increased capability to meet flow...


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November 1, 1990

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This document contains copies of maps, graphs, and diagrams used for a lecture given to the Limnology undergraduate course in the Department of Zoology, University of Alberta, in November 1990.


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March 1, 1986

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Part 1 deals strictly with water chemistry data, in particular, nutrient chemistry and loadings. Part 2 presents an interpretation of the water quality and relates it to primary producer abundance and productivity.


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June 1, 1985

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The objective of this assessment was to evaluate the downstream water quality implications associated with the use of Cold Lake as a long-term source of raw water for heavy oil extraction plans in the Cold Lake-Beaver River region of Alberta. Cold Lake was one of eight lakes selected as potential...