Canada-Alberta Oil Sands Environmental Monitoring
Environment and Climate Change Canada is working with the province of Alberta, Indigenous peoples and their communities, stakeholders and environmental agencies to ensure the oil sands region is developed in a responsible way. Together they are working to provide comprehensive environmental monitoring data and information to improve understanding of the long-term cumulative effects of oil sands development.
Services and information
Air-monitoring activities to measure types and levels of emissions in the air and on the landscape.
Monitoring program designed to quantify and assess oil sands contaminants in the Athabasca River system.
Assessing the levels and potential impacts of contaminants on wildlife species.
Monitoring terrestrial biodiversity and habitat disturbance to identify cause-effect relationships.
Annual work plans and technical reports.
Latest results, accessible and interactive maps.
Open Government License
List of Partners
- Environment and Natural Resources
- Alberta Environment and Parks Oil Sands
- Alberta Environmental Monitoring and Science
- Oil Sands Science Symposium
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