Project Metadata

Goodwin, T.A.


Kejimkujik National Park area Till Project, 2000-2001

Project Description

A multi-disciplinary team has been studying the potential sources(s) and process(es) that may account for the anomalous mercury levels in loons from Kejimkujik National Park, levels that are the highest of any loon population tested in North America.  The till sampling part of the study examines Hg in the <63 micron fraction of till as a possible source of mercury in the food chain.  The data are published in Nova Scotia Minerals and Energy Branch Report 2002-1.

Survey History

1Till sampling survey, NTS 21A/6, Kejimkujik National Park area, Nova Scotia, 2000-2001. (more)

Project Funding

Health Canada Toxic Substance Research Initiative

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