Enhanced Monitoring of the LAR: Epipelic Algae, Biomass, and Chlorophyll A

Baseline epipelic algae community composition, biomass, and chlorophyll A 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

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Additional Info

Field Value
Alternate Title/Name Benthic algae communities; epipelic algae communities; periphyton; algae taxonomy; algae biomass
Creator OSM
Contributor AEP
Subject Aquatic Biology
Group/Subgroup Epipelic Algae
Parameters Biomass, Chlorophyll A, Community Composition
Data Type Discrete
Frequency Annual
Temporal Coverage Begins 2018-09-01
Temporal Coverage Ends
Spatial Coverage
Spatial Projection
Usage Considerations or Constraints Data represents algae communities, biomass, and chlorophyll a collected on the surface of fine sediments (silt, clay, sand) near the shores of the Lower Athabasca River. Data represents a single point in time and is not representative of intra-annual variability (i.e seasonal variability).
Format XLS
Resouce Type Spreadsheet
OSM Asset? Yes
Contact Email Keegan.Hicks@gov.ab.ca