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Macrophyte Community Dynamics in Lake Simcoe’s Fringe Wetlands: Potential use as Biological Indicators of Water Quality
Indices have been developed using macrophytes and water quality parameters to detect the impact of anthropogenic disturbance on coastal wetlands of the Great Lakes, but such an index does not currently exist for Lake ...
Testing British Columbia's water quality guidelines as a mixture of four important contaminants, hardness, exposure time, and species effects
Provincial water quality guidelines are established in order to prevent detrimental effects of a single toxicant from affecting the health of resident aquatic life. However, the elevation of pollutants in freshwater can ...
Zooplankton community dynamics in the Trent Seven Waterway along Lake Simcoe and Lake Couchiching
The Trent Severn Waterway (TSW) is a 386km channel that connects Lake Ontario to Georgian Bay. There is a lack of information on the water quality in the nearshore region of the TSW specifically in regards to the planktonic ...
Studies on water quality of aquaculture farms with an emphasis on Flavobacterium psychrophilum and UV treatment
Flavobacterium psychrophilum, the causative agent of Coldwater Disease, affects salmonid fish in aquaculture operations worldwide and causes skin lesions which if left untreated results in spinal deformities, spiral swimming ...