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© Photo: Normand Gariépy
  Brief description   Monitoring and characterization of erosion of banks of Lac Saint-Pierre
Monitoring of treated urban waste water
Monitoring of effluents of industrial waste water
Inventory of fauna and flora
Research and studies of the fauna/agriculture relations to enable the elaboration of agricultural practices that respect the environment
Conservation of wood lot or sugar bush
Inventory of the wild fowl
Inventory of endangered birds
Studies of Wood Duck (Aix sponsa), Screech Owl (Otus asio), passerines, Copper redhorse (Moxostoma hubbsi), snowgoose (Anser caerulescens), Green Dragon (Arisaema dracontium)
Study and monitoring of habitats of lac Saint-Pierre
Reptiles, amphibians and fish
Socio-economic study on navigation
Strategic plan for development of ecotourism
Air/surface exchange of mercury in the Baie St.François- Lac Saint-Pierre Biosphere Reserve
Collaborative research network program on the impacts of atmospheric mercury deposition on large scale ecosystems in Canada - Lac Saint-Pierre Biosphere Reserve
  Specific variables...    
  Abiotic   Acidic deposition/Acid rain, erosion, habitat, heavy metals, monitoring/methodologies, pollution, pollutants.
  Biodiversity   Amphibians, birds, conservation, fauna, fishes, flora, freshwater/inland water, plants, rare/endangered/threatened species, reptiles, species inventorying/inventory.
  Socio-economic   Agriculture/Production systems, industry, monitoring methodologies, people-nature relations/man/nature, social/socio-economic aspects, tourism, transport.
  Integrated monitoring   Impact and risk studies/Environmental impact, integrated studies/interdisciplinaty, planning and zoning measures/zonation, sustainable development/sustainable use, urban systems/towns/cities.

Last updated: 26/02/2007

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