Pukaskwa National Park - Inland Lakes Water Quality

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Water quality was assessed in 32 inland lakes within Pukaskwa National Park, greater than 8 hectares in surface area. Samples were collected to assess nutrients, heavy metals, and chlorophyll a content via helicopter. Physical measurements using a YSI sonde and Secchi disk were also taken. Heavy metal samples were analysed by the National Laboratory for Environmental Testing (NLET), Burlington, ON and nutrient samples were analysed by Natural Resources Canada, Sault Ste. Marie, ON.

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Data Collection Organization Parks Canada / Parcs Canada
Data Upload Organization Parks Canada / Parcs Canada
Progress Code completed
Maintenance Frequency Code asNeeded
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Topic Category Code inlandWaters
Spatial Extent -86.201° 48.059°, -85.558° 48.471° (W S, E N)
Temporal Extent 2013-10-07 to 2013-10-08
Date Published
Alternate Formats FGP-HNAP ISO:19115-2 (XML) , W3C DCAT (XML) , W3C DCAT (JSON-LD)


Parks Canada / Parcs Canada. 2023-10-05. "Pukaskwa National Park - Inland Lakes Water Quality" (dataset). 1.0.0. DataStream.

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