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- 3Cannon, K.R.
- 3Green, J. E.
- 3Landsburg, S.
- 2BGC Engineering Inc.
- 2Hilchie, G. J.
- 2Land Resources Network Ltd.
- 27Oil Sands Research and Information Network (OSRIN)
- 10Oil Sands Research and Information Network (OSRIN)/AOSERP Reports
- 9Oil Sands Research and Information Network (OSRIN)/RRTAC Reports
- 4Oil Sands Research and Information Network (OSRIN)/OSRIN Technical Reports
- 3Alberta Centre for Reclamation and Restoration Ecology (ACRRE)
- 3Alberta Centre for Reclamation and Restoration Ecology (ACRRE)/TransCanada Historical Research Reports
The degree of soil compaction is dependent on many variables including soil type and soil conditions as well as vehicle type and traffic density. Soil compaction can lead to limited plant development because of poor aeration, low nutrient and water availability, slow water permeability and...
To provide coordinated direction for reclamation research in Alberta, the need to review the current understanding and the role of soil physical properties in soil disturbance related activities was identified. Surface coal mining, pipeline and wellhead construction, oil sands extraction, timber...
Synecology and autecology of boreal forest vegetation in the Alberta oil sands environmental research program study areaDownload
A review of the literature pertaining to the forest ecology of the Alberta Oil Sands Environmental Research Program (AOSERP) study area was completed. Because of the complex nature of the vegetation pattern, the dynamic interactions of overstory species, and the relation of understory species to...
Large volumes of oil sands process-affected water (OSPW) are produced by the surface-mining oil sands industry in Alberta. The industry is following a no-release practice for OSPW due to its potential environmental toxicity. Both laboratory and field studies have demonstrated that OSPW is toxic...
This report represents the findings of a literature review carried out on small mammal damage to revegetation areas and on small mammal control procedures. The information gathered in this review was used to help design a project aimed at reducing small mammal damage to reclamation research...
The ecology (distribution, demography, habitat preferences and food habits) of five of the species of small mammals common to the Alberta Oil Sands are described – the species considered are Clethrionomys gapperi, Microtus pennsylvanicus, Peromyscus maniculatus, Tamiasciurus hudsonicus and Lepus...
The objective of this literature review was to evaluate the available information on the effects of stripping versus not stripping topsoil during pipeline construction in potentially arable Luvisolic soils in forested areas. A profile description representative of an undisturbed Luvisol under...
Transportation corridor study. Volume 2 Appendix: Extracts from existing literature compiled for use of Study GroupDownload
With the large number of persons involved in this particular study it was decided that considerable time (money) could be saved by gathering into one volume extracts of available literature. Reports, studies by other groups, articles, information and literature in regard to environmental impact,...
The objective of this literature review is to briefly discuss and summarize the available vegetation literature pertinent to the Alberta Oil Sands Environmental Research Program (AOSERP) study area. It is intended that this review provide one basis for evaluating the current progress regarding...
The enhancement or creation of wildlife habitat is receiving increased attention as a viable reclamation alternative for disturbed sites as a result of better reclamation technology, increased government and public awareness of the importance of wildlife, the realization of the adaptability of...