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Author: Preston McEachern
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Title: Overview of water quality in the Muskeg River Basin, July 1972 to March 2001
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Overview of water quality in the Muskeg River Basin, July 1972 to March 2001 by Preston McEachern

Preston M. Mceachern of University of Alberta, Edmonton UAlberta with expertise in Environmental Engineering, Environmental Chemistry, Chemical Thermodynamics. The Forest Watershed & Riparian Disturbance Project (FORWARD) was initiated in 2001 to study hydrologic and water quality impacts and recovery following watershed disturbance in the Boreal Forest.

The Muskeg River basin has been the subject of a detailed, chemically based study of watersheds with extensive muskeg terrain. The objectives of this paper are to describe the chemical features of water from various components of the hydrologic cycle, and to interpret the groundwater and surface water processes in the watershed. Over a two-year period, it has been possible to characterize the variability in the major-ion chemistry of stream water, groundwater, muskeg water, and indirectly surface runoff

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