BaySys - Sediment Coring and Water Quality ...


Fieldwork goals were to: To investigate the nature of sediment, organic matter, and mercury contributions over time to lakes in the Nelson River system, the goal of this fied program was to collect sediment cores and water samples from 2 sites within the pre- and post-impoundment waterbody extents at 5 lakes in the Nelson River watershed:

On-system Stephens Lake Threepoint Lake Split Lake

Off system Leftrook Lake Assean Lake


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Last updated February 7, 2019
Created February 7, 2019
Format application/pdf
License Creative Commons Attribution Share-Alike 4.0
Dataset Keywords Water Quality,freshwater-marine coupling,BaySys,pre-impoundment,post-impoundment
Data Collection Start 2017-03-01
Data Collection End 2017-04-05
Date Last Revision
Version 1.0
Research Area Hudson Bay,Nelson River
Dataset Status Complete
Maintenance and update frequency None Planned
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DOI or other Identifier
Preferred Citation Stainton, T.M., & Singer, J., (2017). BaySys - Team 5, Sediment Coring and Water Quality Fieldwork Summary, March 1-6 and April 2-5, Winnipeg, MB: University of Manitoba. Retrieved from