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January 30, 2019

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Cyanobacteria (also referred to as blue-green algae) are common photosynthetic bacteria that live in surface waters. Under favorable conditions, such as warm water and high nutrient content, these bacteria can form nuisance “blooms”. The presence of blooms in recreational water causes unpleasant...


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March 1, 2017

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This is a curriculum-connected full-day study of the Elbow River with multidisciplinary preparatory and post-activity support. The intent of this program is to provide a hands-on, engaging outdoor component, which will meet the needs of grades 8, Unit E: Freshwater and Saltwater Systems and grade...


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January 1, 2014

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Monitoring is a key component of the environmental management frameworks in our regional plans - it's how we know if we're on track to meet our environmental objectives. But it's not useful on its own - we need to know how to interpret the data. Objectives are set within the frameworks so we can...


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December 1, 2012

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This report updates the analysis of trends for select variables of concern with recent data (1987-2011) for the four long-term monitoring sites. In addition to examining trends in the entire data set, trends for the ice-cover and open water periods are assessed separately. Percentiles, which can...


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October 18, 2007

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Presentation on the progress of the Cumulative Effects in the Industrial Heartland Project given at the Hydrocarbon Upgrading Task Force meeting in October 2007. The project is one of three under Alberta Environment’s Cumulative Effects Management framework, which offers a comprehensive way of...


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January 1, 1990

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This reports provides general guidelines for the use of benthic invertebrates in the monitoring of water quality on Alberta rivers which receive effluents from industrial or municipal sources.