Annapolis River Guardians
Entry ID: gomc_50

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Summary
Abstract: What have the River Guardians found from the data?

In general, the Annapolis River is quite healthy. The most obvious
environmental concern is the presence of fecal coliform bacteria which could
indicate the presence of harmful bacteria and viruses. The SPM are relatively
low meaning that the water is quite clear. pH (a measure of ... View entire text

Purpose: The data collected by the River Guardians establishes an overview of
the river's health and identifies key environmental problems within the
Annapolis River and its tributaries.

Sponsor: During the first two years funding was received from the Environmental
Partners Fund. The program now gains support from sponsors such as Farmers
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Related URL
Description: Additional information about this monitoring program and data are available
from this web site.
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 45.15   S: 44.15   E: -64.75   W: -66.0

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1992-09-01
ISO Topic Category
Quality Following a contamination event in 2003, Clean Annapolis River Project
initiated a number of procedures to ensure the quality of data collected. In
addition to instituting a new collection procedure for fecal bacteria, CARP has
put in place a program of regular quality control checks on sampling equipment
and methods. Further ... View entire text
Access Constraints None noted.
Use Constraints None noted.
Data Set Progress
IN WORK
Originating Center
Data Center
Atlantic Coastal Action Program, Environment Canada Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://atlantic-web1.ns.ec.gc.ca/community/acap/default.asp?lang=En...

Data Center Personnel
Name: ANDY SHARPE
Phone: (902) 532-7533
Fax: (902) 532-3038
Email: carp at annapolisriver.ca
Contact Address:
21 Saint Anthony Street
P.O. Box 395
City: Annapolis Royal
Province or State: NS
Postal Code: B0S 1A0
Country: CANADA
Distribution
Distribution Media: Online Internet (HTTP)
Fees: No
Personnel
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Phone: (902) 532-7533
Fax: (902) 532-3038
Email: carp at annapolisriver.ca
Contact Address:
21 Saint Anthony Street
P.O. Box 395
City: Annapolis Royal
Province or State: NS
Postal Code: B0S 1A0
Country: CANADA
Publications/References
-Addy, K. and L. Green. 1997. Dissolved Oxygen and Temperature. Natural
Resources Fact Sheet No. 96-3. University of Rhode Island.
-Brown, G.W. 1991. Forestry and Water Quality. College of Forestry, Oregon
State University Book Stores, 2nd Edition.
-Canadian Council of Ministers of the Environment. 2002. Including Summary of
Existing Canadian Environmental Quality Guidelines (December 2003).
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2006-08-25
Last DIF Revision Date: 2009-03-16
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