A East Hudson Bay Network research initiative on regional metal accumulation in the marine food web

The hunters from five communities participating in the EHBN (Sanikiluaq, Kuujjuaraapik, Inukjuak, Umiujaq, Chisasibi) are sampling coastal bioindicator species (blue mussel, sea urchin, common eider). Offshore bioindicators (ringed seal, herring gull, plankton, fish) are additionally being collected from Kuujjuaraapik and Sanikiluaq. These locally-important bioindicators will be used to characterize geographic and habitat-specific variation (coastal and offshore zones) of metal bioaccumulation in the marine food web of East Hudson Bay. Community-driven execution of biological collections as well as parallel ecosystem measurements on sea ice and water (through a separate program) will allow for more integrated research in the context of environmental change.

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Creator Heath, Joel; Arragutainaq, Lucassie; Chételat, John; Kasudluak, Annie; Kasudluak, Pauloosie; Lameboy, George; Lameboy, John; Mickpegak, Raymond; Nalukturuk, Allie
Publisher Canadian Cryospheric Information Network
Contributor Polar Data Catalogue
Publication Year 2017
Rights Research programs, CCIN, or ArcticNet take no liability for the use or transmission of this data
OpenAccess true
Contact john.chetelat(at)ec.gc.ca; pdc(at)uwaterloo.ca
Language English
Format Computer file
Discipline Environmental Research
Spatial Coverage (-80.000W, 54.500S, -76.500E, 58.000N)
Temporal Coverage Begin 2015-05-01T00:00:00Z
Temporal Coverage End 2018-03-31T00:00:00Z