Climate Change

Climate is defined as an area’s long-term weather patterns. Monitoring provides basic information on climate such as precipitation (rainfall, snow) and temperature as well as frequency of extreme weather (droughts, floods).

This information is important to understanding and predicting environmental impacts related to climate variability and change.

Environmental Monitoring’s Role in Climate Change Leadership

Appropriate environmental monitoring, evaluation and reporting vital to successful implementation to Alberta’s Climate Change Leadership Plan…

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Laser sensing technology helps monitor greenhouse gas emissions

Imagine shooting a laser beam into the air over an industrial plant and being able to tell how much and what kind of greenhouse gas it is emitting…

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Oil Sand Monitoring Symposium: Program

Tuesday, February 24th Welcome and opening remarks Jay Nagendran, President & CEO, AEMERA Keynote Address: How science can inform policy and decision-making Dr. Lorne Taylor, Board Chair, AEMERA Overview of the Joint Canada-Alberta Implementation Plan for Oil Sands Monitoring Prasad Valupadas, AEMERA and David Boerner, Environment Canada theme 1: pressures and stressors session 1: emissions […]

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