Interim report on ecological studies on the benthic invertebrates of various rivers in the Alberta oil sands environmental research program study area, northeastern Alberta

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  • This report details preliminary experimental and survey research on benthic communities affected by selected hydrocarbons and tailings sludge produced by existing oil sands mining and upgrading operations. Taxonomic surveys of macrobenthic communities were carried out in the Muskeg and Steepbank river drainages concurrent with experimental manipulations.

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