Biogeochemical survey, NTS 92F/9, 15, Texada Island, Strait of Georgia, British Columbia, 1989
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In June 1991, an orientation survey of seaweed was carried out in the intertidal zone of Texada Island, British Columbia. Common seaweeds were collected at two sites, one near skarn-hosted copper-gold mineralization (Vananda) and the second in a “background” area of basalt (Gillies Bay). Nine species of seaweed were collected at low tide by plucking the entire plant from the rocks. Species characteristic of each tidal zone were collected: two species from the upper tidal zone (green seaweed); and two from the low tidal zone (red seaweed). Care was taken not to include rock fragments. As seaweed has a high water content, samples weighing up to 1 kg were collected to ensure there would be adequate material for analysis. A summary of this work can be found in Geological Survey of Canada Current Research, Paper 90-1E.
|1||Dunn, C.E. (1990). Results of a biogeochemical orientation study on seaweed in the Strait of Georgia, British Columbia. In Current Research, Part E. Geological Survey of Canada, Paper 90-1E, p. 347-350. (more)|
|1||1989-1990||Texada Island, British Columbia vegetation (seaweed) survey, 1989 (more)|
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The geographic extent of the survey is defined by the following polygons:
Covers part of 92F/15 just south of the town of Vananda on the northeast coast of Texada Island, Strait of Georgia, British Columbia.
Covers part of NTS 92F/9 just south of Gillies Bay on the west side of Texada Island, Strait of Georgia, British Columbia.
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