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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2011) 14 (4): 433–442.
Published: 01 October 2011
... field monitoring efforts, and help prioritize restoration and mitigation efforts. Unfortunately, few data sets exist that are bi-nationally consistent in time, classification method, or resolution. To this end, we integrated land cover data across both the Canadian (Ontario Provincial Land Cover data...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2004) 7 (2): 305–330.
Published: 01 April 2004
... Wildlife Service) , ed. 1993 . Strategic Plan for Wetlands of the Great Lakes Basin , Toronto : Canadian Wildlife Service, Ontario Region . CWS . 2002 . Where Land Meets Water: Understanding Wetlands of the Great Lakes , Downsview, ON : Canadian Wildlife Service . Environment Canada...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2018) 21 (3): 306–317.
Published: 03 July 2018
... electrofishing and trap nets, and the published aquatic ecosystem health indicators associated with them. Factors influencing Indices of Biotic Integrity scores included degree of exposure to the open-waters of Lake Ontario, effective fetch, and land cover and use in surrounding watersheds. Focusing on Toronto...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2001) 4 (4): 423–436.
Published: 01 December 2001
... fish habitat, especially in Ontario and the Prairie Provinces where the federal presence was negligible previously. The federal legislation, FA and NWPA, is generally considered to be stronger than its provincial counter- parts with respect to fish habitat conservation and pro- tection although...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2011) 14 (4): 376–385.
Published: 01 October 2011
... Information Ontario Ontario Land Cover Database Population density U.S. Census data Statistics Canada 2001 Census of Canada Census blocks converted to raster grids, summarized by subcatchment Point source discharge NPDES permits (EPA); Canadian Hazards Atlas Sum of weighted point source scores...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2017) 20 (3): 278–284.
Published: 03 July 2017
... Ontario. These beaches provide greater public access, however, the recreational water quality at Bayfront and Pier 4 Beaches must meet the provincial water quality objective (PWQO) of 100 cfu of Escherichia coli ( E. coli ) 100 ml −1 > = 80% of the bathing season for a minimum of three...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2007) 10 (1): 117–124.
Published: 01 March 2007
..., transported, and in-place sediments contain levels of contaminants at or below the Provincial Sediment Quality Guidelines.     * Dredged sediments meet Provincial Sediment Quality Guidelines.     * Materials used in lakefilling meet the Fill Quality Guidelines for Lakefilling in Ontario...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2004) 7 (2): 171–178.
Published: 01 April 2004
..., vegetation and land use ( Detenbeck et al., 1999 ). There are five adjoining temperate lakes, Superior, Michigan, Huron, Erie and Ontario, with a combined surface area of 245,759 km 2 ( Table 1 ). Together with their connecting channels, they are the world's largest freshwater ecosystem containing about one...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2018) 21 (4): 378–386.
Published: 02 October 2018
... can be found online at www.tandfonline.com/uaem . 1 Provincial and federal government experts, community representatives from a cross section of sectors including local government, education, environment agriculture, industry, tourism and recreation, land owners, conservation authority...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2009) 12 (1): 90–100.
Published: 09 March 2009
... database and map of Lake Huron islands from national, provincial and state digital mapping. This database includes large islands, small islands, rocks and reefs. In Ontario, detailed spatial information was readily available. For United States islands, some of the spatial data for existing mapped islands...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2019) 22 (2): 149–159.
Published: 03 April 2019
... 3 of water, representing nearly one-fifth of the standing freshwater on the Earth’s surface ( Figure 1 ). They are an interconnected chain of lakes, including Lakes Superior, Michigan, Huron, Erie, and Ontario. The Great Lakes drainage basin covers approximately 765,900 km 2 and together the lakes...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2019) 22 (3): 238–257.
Published: 03 July 2019
... Century. In the province of Ontario fish have been valued less highly than lumber; with occasional exceptional intervals the provincial fishery agency has been a sub-agency in the forestry agency. That text includes a diagnosis, prognosis, and remedy that came to be a basis for an artificial...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2018) 21 (4): 373–377.
Published: 02 October 2018
... are a continentally- and globally-significant natural resource containing approximately 22,900 cubic kilometers of water, representing nearly one-fifth of the standing freshwater on the Earth’s surface. The Great Lakes drainage basin covers more land than England, Scotland, and Wales combined, and the lakes together...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2018) 21 (3): 352–361.
Published: 03 July 2018
... Wetlands); or any land-use planning policy initiatives that provided natural area protection (e.g. Ontario Greenbelt Plan). Any catchments that had higher than average ecological value score but also had lower than average existing natural cover were assigned a score of 1 indicating a priority...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2016) 19 (2): 192–205.
Published: 02 April 2016
... ) and Presqu'ile Provincial Park near Brighton, Ontario (D. Tyerman, Presqu'ile Provincial Park, unpubl. data), have started to experiment with techniques to attract Cormorants to ground colonies rather than focusing on excluding them from trees. This approach also has potential as a management tool for Hamilton...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2008) 11 (1): 91–104.
Published: 10 March 2008
... Land Cover Database (NLCD) using ArcView v. 3.2 ( ESRI, 1999 ) to obtain land composition percentages within a 1 km radius circle of each wetland sampled. Brown and Vivas (2005) report emergy coefficient for 27 land use classes using a Florida land use classification system. This is many more classes...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2018) 21 (3): 362–367.
Published: 03 July 2018
...-waters of Lake Ontario, effective fetch, and land cover and use in surrounding watersheds. Focusing on Toronto Harbour, the authors determined that IBI scores were lower (45.1 and 45.6 for electrofishing and trap net gear types respectively) than predicted (55.5 and 59.6) compared to other Lake Ontario...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2014) 17 (4): 382–393.
Published: 02 October 2014
... to intense development and study over the last 200 years. While the whole basin is considered, some detailed attention is given to Lake Ontario and, within it, the Bay of Quinte. Brief selective development histories are given for the three areas as context. The management history is outlined and critiqued...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2008) 11 (2): 167–181.
Published: 06 June 2008
... fluctuations, along with climate variations, shoreline wave and sediment dynamics, and land use changes are key factors determining wetland distribution, area, and biotic communities ( Mitsch, 1992 ). Numerous studies in the Great Lakes Basin (e.g., Lakes Ontario, Erie, St. Clair, and Michigan) have explored...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2004) 7 (2): 289–303.
Published: 01 April 2004
... ; but see Mitsch and Gosselink, 2000 ). Nearly 1400 coastal marshes extend over 6,129 km and cover 1,209 km 2 on the United States side of the Great Lakes ( Herdendorf, 1987 ). The extent of coastal wetlands on the Canadian side is less well known but total wetland coverage for southern Ontario alone...