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Using Paleolimnology to Assess the Impacts of Historical Insecticide Use on Chironomid Assemblages in the St. Lawrence River, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
In 1962, Montreal was awarded the host site of the 1967 World Exhibition. Considered one of the most successful fairs in history and a part of Canada’s centennial celebration, preparations for the event were extensive and ...
Chironomid assemblage changes and deformity prevalence in lakes impacted by uranium mining in northern Saskatchewan, Canada
Uranium mining has the potential to have impacts on surrounding ecosystems, particularly on the aquatic organisms found in lakes near mining activities. The objective of this study was to use paleolimnological techniques ...
A Paleolimnological Assessment of Cladoceran Assemblage Changes in Two Lakes from Northern Ontario’s “Ring of Fire”
The Northern Ontario “Ring of Fire” (RoF) contains vast mineral deposits that have sparked considerable interest over the past decade, regarding regional mining and infrastructure development. Little is known about the ...