Enhanced Monitoring of the LAR: Benthic Macroinvertebrates Communities

Baseline benthic macroinvertebrate community composition and supportive physical habitat data collected by Alberta Environment and Parks as part of a focused study under the Oil Sands Monitoring Program: Enhanced Monitoring of the Lower Athabasca River

Data and Resources

Additional Info

Field Value
Alternate Title/Name Benthic aquatic invertebrates; invertebrate taxonomy
Creator OSM
Contributor AEP
Subject Aquatic Biology
Group/Subgroup Benthic Macroinvertebrates
Parameters Community Composition (species counts) and physical habitat (water depth, water velocity)
Data Type Discrete
Frequency Annual
Temporal Coverage Begins 2018-09-01
Temporal Coverage Ends
Spatial Coverage
Spatial Projection
Usage Considerations or Constraints Data represents a single point in time and is not representative of intra-annual variability (i.e seasonal variability in community composition).
Relation http://donnees.ec.gc.ca/data/substances/monitor/benthic-invertebrates-oil-sands-region/mainstem-benthic-invertebrates-oil-sands-region/
Format XLS
Resouce Type Spreadsheet
OSM Asset? Yes
Contact Email Keegan.Hicks@gov.ab.ca