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Photo: Peter Kingsmill
  Brief description   Water quality monitoring of streams leading to the lake
Lake limnology, UVB impact measurement
Climate change: UV radiation effects and ice phenology (ice-on / ice-off protocols)
Pesticide drift analysis
Monitoring nesting sites of American White Pelican (Pelecanus
Endangered species monitoring
Waterfowl research
Recreational and tourist visitor impacts
Mapping of the different zones of the biosphere reserve
  Specific variables...    
  Abiotic   Climate, hydrology, monitoring/methodologies, pollution, pollutants, uv radiation/solar radiation.
  Biodiversity   Birds, freshwater/inland water, methodologies, rare/endangered/threatened species.
  Socio-economic   Recreation, tourism.
  Integrated monitoring   Impact and risk studies/Environmental impact, mapping, planning and zoning measures/zonation.

Last updated: 26/09/2007

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