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The Fine root dynamics after stand-replacing fire and clearcutting in the boreal forest of central Canada
In boreal forest ecosystems, stand age is a key driver of forest ecosystem productivity, carbon storage/sequestration, and other ecosystem functions. The age-related decline of aboveground productivity is well known in ...
The Impacts of forest management practices on mercury contamination in small stream biota
Mercury is a contaminant of global concern as it is present in all biota and ecosystems around the world. Small streams are influenced by the terrestrial systems that feed them. I examined the presence of mercury in small ...
Characterization of rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) and fathead minnow (Pimephales promelas) cell lines as models to study pulp and paper effluent effects in fish
The effects of aquatic toxicants on fish growth and development have been well-documented, in contrast to the changes in gene expression that necessarily precede them. Many of these toxicants are exogenous compounds that ...
Geochemical and toxicological investigation of the Hogarth and Caland Pit Lakes, former Steep Rock Iron Mine site
The closure of the Steep Rock Iron Mines near Atikokan, Ontario, Canada in the late 1970's left behind an area of severe environmental concern. The subsequent flooding of the pit mines resulted in the formation of two ...
The Effectiveness of environmental communication with scuba divers : a case study comparing the curricula of BSAC, PADI, and SSI entry-level certification courses
The purpose of this study was to determine the effectiveness of the environmental communications contained in novice certification course manuals. This was accomplished by reviewing the effectiveness of these communications ...
The Influence of wetlands and watershed geology on lake chemistry of five remote lakes in Northwestern Ontario
In chapter 1 of this study the relationship between spatial, chemical, and biological factors and their influence on mercury concentration s in walleye were examined. Water, sediment, and fish tissue samples were collected ...