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A study design for enhanced environmental monitoring of the Lower Athabasca River

Description

Presents an enhanced sampling design for deployment in the Lower Athabasca River. It represents one component of work to describe baseline environmental conditions in the Lower Athabasca River prior to the potential release of coke slurry-treated oil sands process affected water (OSPW). The document describes sampling locations and sampling frequency to establish a comprehensive description of baseline environmental conditions in surface water chemistry, benthic sediments, benthic algae, benthic macroinvertebrates, and small-bodied fish.

Updated

November 1, 2019

Tags
Lower Athabasca River aquatic ecosystems chemical contaminants environmental monitoring oil sands oil sands process water surface water quality tailings water quality

Title and publication information

Type
Report
Frequency

Once

Publisher / Creator Information

Publisher

Environment and Parks

Contributor

Hicks, Keegan

Contributor

Scrimgeour, Garry

Place of Publication

Edmonton

Resource Dates

Date Created

2019-11-01

Date Added

2019-11-01T17:49:27.918788

Date Modified

2019-11-01

Date Issued

2019-11-01

Audience information

Identifiers

ISBN (pdf)

9781460145364

Usage / Licence

Contact

Contact Name

Environment and Parks. Office of the Chief Scientist

Contact Email

aep.ocs@gov.ab.ca