Who:

Environment Canada – Water-Climate Impacts Research Centre

Objective:

To develop a science-based framework for the monitoring and assessment of deltaic wetland ecosystems, with a focus on the Peace-Athabasca Delta. This will include the development of diagnostic tools that can be used to interpret hydrological and ecological change in deltaic environments.

How:

A suite of climatic, hydrometric, water chemistry and biological data will be collected and analyzed. A water balance model will be developed.

Where:

Numerous locations within the Peace-Athabasca Delta.

When:

May through October of 2012

Project Lead:

Dan Peters
Environment Canada
Water-Climate Impacts Research Centre
P.O. Box 3050, Stn CSC
University of Victoria
Victoria, BC V8W 3R4

Phone: 250-363-8954
E-mail: daniel.peters@ec.gc.ca