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Measuring Air Quality Over Tailings Ponds

The exploration of oil sands in Northern Alberta generates significant amount of tailings that is stored in tailings ponds over long periods. Fugitive air emissions occur due to evaporation and chemical/biological activities. These emissions include Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs) and Green House Gases (GHG) examples of which include carbon dioxide (CO2) and methane (CH4­).

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Keeping the Land “Clean, Fresh and Friendly”

First, I am very honoured to be one of 15 students accepted into this Environmental Monitoring Program sponsored by Alberta Innovates – Technology Futures (AITF) and AEMERA (now the Environmental Monitoring and Science Division). I am a strong believer in keeping the land “Clean, Fresh and Friendly” and am grateful to learn about how we […]

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