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Development of Mineral Environmental Assessment Methodologies
Task 2 - Development of Mineral Environmental Assessment Techniques at the Watershed Scale

Surface Water Assessment Methods

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Subtask Contact: Raymond Johnson

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Subtask Statement of Work

Subtask Objectives

The development of mineral resources requires a disturbance of the natural environment. In order to make informed decisions, land managers need scientific information on the possible nature and amount of disturbances before the extraction of mineral resources begin. This subtask will address possible affects in surface water settings.

The objective of this subtask was to understand the transport of metals in surface environments in a post-mining setting at a watershed scale. This information will assist land managers in making decisions on weighing the costs versus benefits of future mining.

Statement of Work

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