How and why is aquatic quality changing at Nahanni National Park Reserve, NWT, Canada?

@article{Halliwell2003HowAW,
  title={How and why is aquatic quality changing at Nahanni National Park Reserve, NWT, Canada?},
  author={Douglas R Halliwell and Steve Catto},
  journal={Environmental monitoring and assessment},
  year={2003},
  volume={88 1-3},
  pages={243-81}
}
Nahanni National Park Reserve is located at southwestern NWT-Yukon border. One of the first UNESCO World Heritage sites, Nahanni lies within Taiga Cordillera and Taiga Shield Ecozones. Base and precious metal mining occurred upstream of Nahanni prior to park establishment. Nahanni waters, sediments, fish, and caribou have naturally elevated metals levels. Baseline water, sediment and fish tissue quality data were collected and analyzed throughout Nahanni during 1988-91 and 1992-97. These two… CONTINUE READING

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