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1999 Lake Winnipeg project: cruise report and scientific results
(Government of Canada, Natural Resources Canada, 1999)
Following the 1997 Red River flood, a program of research was initiated to determine how large the floods can be, how often large floods have occurred in recent centuries, and whether natural factors may be changing the ...
Geology of Lake Winnipeg: highlights of the Lake Winnipeg Project 1994-1996
(Geological Survey of Canada, 1997)
Poster summary of Lake Winnipeg surveys conducted by the Geological Survey of Canada - 1994-1996
Status of Current Work – Measurement and Valuation of Ecological Goods and Services in Canada
(Government of Canada, Environment Canada, 2009-06-08)
The earth’s natural capital provides land, resources and a flow of ecosystem services. Watersheds that cover our landscapes consist of forests, wetlands, grasslands and rivers that act like giant utilities providing ...
Costs and Benefits of Instruments to Reduce Nutrients in the Lake Winnipeg Basin: Using an ecological goods and services approach - Synthesis Report
(Environment Canada, 2012-01-30)
This work focuses on strategies for reducing eutrophication of Lake Winnipeg caused by excess nutrients discharging to the lake as a result of various human activities. Eutrophication poses a serious threat to water quality ...
The Offshore Sediments of Lake Winnipeg
(Fisheries and Marine Service, 1979-12)
Early explorers passing through the Lake Winnipeg watershed occasionally commented on the muddy waters of the lake and the Red River (Ross 1856, p. 9; Palliser's Journals of 1857- 1860 in Spry 1968, p. 11,88,.94; Upham ...
The Attenuation of Light In Lake Winnipeg Waters
(Fisheries and Marine Service, 1979-09)
Lake Winnipeg water is usually turbid, and little light penetrates into the lake. Secchi disc visibility varied from 0.1 t 1.0 m in the south basin and 0.5 to 2.6 m in the north basin. Horizontal extinction coefficients ...
Agricultural Beneficial Management Practices for Lake Winnipeg – Cost-benefit analysis using an ecological goods and services approach
(The Thomsen Corporation, 2010-11)
The objective of the research and analysis reported herein was to “Assess the costs and benefits of agricultural beneficial management practices (BMPs) for Lake Winnipeg in physical and economic terms, with an emphasis on ...
Nutrient Reduction Strategies for Wastewater Treatment Facilities for Lake Winnipeg: Cost‐Benefit Analysis using an Ecological Goods and Services Approach Final Report
(Government of Canada, Environment Canada, 2011-01-04)
Municipal wastewater effluent is currently one of the many sources of nutrients to Lake Winnipeg. Recently, the province and its larger municipalities have identified specific steps to reduce nutrient loadings from wastewater ...
Progress Report on the Lake Winnipeg Basin Initiative 2008/09–2009/10 Part of the Government of Canada’s Action Plan for Clean Water
(Environment Canada, Government of Canada, 2010)
This report has been compiled to outline the activities conducted during the first two years (2008/09–2009/10) of the Lake Winnipeg Basin Initiative (LWBI). Significant progress has been made in implementing the LWBI science ...
Final Project Reports Lake Winnipeg Basin Initiative, 2008/09 - 2011/12
(Environment Canada, Government of Canada, 2013)
Activities throughout the four-year, $17.7 million Lake Winnipeg Basin Initiative (LWBI) focused on supporting stewardship activities amongst external and community groups; facilitation and coordination amongst federal and ...