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Assessment of the Needs and Challenges in Integrating, Scoring and Web-Delivering ES Model Outputs

Haddock R, Greenaway G DOWNLOAD

This report informs the ESA modeling work regarding model outputs, score card development, and web-based interactivity.

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Current and Future Biodiversity Intactness Assessment of the OSLI LEAP Project

Habib T, Farr D DOWNLOAD

This report assesses biodiversity intactness before and following restoration work carried out by the Oil Sands Leadership Initiative (OSLI) on selected...

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Protecting rare grassland birds from extreme weather events

Fisher RJ, Bayne EM DOWNLOAD

Summary of 2013 field research assessing the vulnerability of two rare grassland birds, the Burrowing Owl and Ferruginous Hawk to extreme weather. For...

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Targeted rare plant survey for the Lower Athabasca: A report on 2012 activities

Grainger T, Webster N, Zhang J, Nielsen S DOWNLOAD

An assessment of rare plant detections by the Ecological Monitoring Committee for the Lower Athabasca (EMCLA) rare plant project in the 2012 field season....

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2010 Human Footprint Map Layer Version 1.1 - Metadata

Morrison S, Schieck J, Pan D, Neilson E DOWNLOAD

This document provides metadata related to the 2010 Human Footprint Map Layer (Version 1.0) that ABMI has created. That GIS polygon layer includes all...

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Climate Change Adaptation Action Plans - Alberta Process Review

Sanderson K DOWNLOAD

This review identifies how decision support tools that present climate change impacts and adaptation strategies for biodiversity and ecosystem services...

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HydroGeoSim: A Water Purification Geosimulation Modelling Platform

Wilson J, Heckbert S, Aumann C, Cutlac M, Donahue W, Kennedy M, Liu Y, Pan D, Yang W DOWNLOAD

Model documentation for HydroGeosim, developed as part of the Ecosystem Services Assessment project. HydroGeosim is a spatially explicit model that represents...

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Alberta's Natural Subregions Under a Changing Climate: Past, Present and Future

Schneider RR DOWNLOAD

Projections of ecosystem transitions in response to anticipated climate change in Alberta, including detailed maps of projected climate change and ecosystem...

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Assessing the Influence of Industrial Development on Caribou (Rangifer tarandus) in the Lower Athabasca Planning Region of Alberta: 2012 Final Report

ABMI and AITF DOWNLOAD

There is currently considerable uncertainty whether features of expanding in-situ oil sands extraction developments, like above-ground pipelines, restrict...

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Monitoring Activity Report: Lower Athabasca Planning Region 2012 Season

ABMI DOWNLOAD

A summary of monitoring activities conducted by the ABMI in the Lower Athabasca Planning Region during the 2012 field season, and completed and planned...

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Technologies for conserving climate-sensitive species at risk: Rare Plants

Nielsen S DOWNLOAD

Summary of 2012 field research assessing the use of assisted migration as a potential tool for conserving dispersal-limited, rare plant species using two...

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The Ecological Monitoring Committee for the Lower Athabasca (EMCLA) 3-Year Vision and 2014 Work Plan

EMCLA DOWNLOAD

The Ecological Monitoring Committee for the Lower Athabasca (EMCLA), initiated in 2010, oversees the design, implementation, and management of specific...

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Downscaling Climate Data for Climate Change Adaptation Action Planning in Alberta

Chernoff G DOWNLOAD

A review of techniques for downscaling climate data for climate change adaptation action planning, including examples of spatial (traditional) and narrative...

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Making Resilience Matter: Communications Strategy for the Local Adaptations Sub-project

Greenaway G DOWNLOAD

A communication strategy intended to guide creation of materials that support local decision-makers to embrace a resilience-based approach to climate change...

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2007 Human Footprint Map Layer Version 4.2 - Metadata

Morrison S, Schieck J, Pan D, Neilson E DOWNLOAD

This document provides metadata related to the 2007 Human Footprint Map Layer (Version 4.2) that ABMI has created. That GIS polygon layer includes all...

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