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Stormwater retention pond

Stories from the Field: Water quality sampling at the UM stormwater retention SmartPond

M.Sc. student Ago Fischer details a day of sampling stormwater retention ponds

To start off the day, we load up our truck at the Sea Ice Research Facility (SERF) with the boat in tow and all of our equipment: the drone and its cameras, an Idronaut CTD probe, an ASD handheld spectroradiometer, a Secchi disc, and a cooler for storing water samples. Both of the ponds are close by, so we are lucky enough to be able to use SERF as a convenient base of operations.

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Partners in the North

Over the ten-year history of the Riddell Faculty, numerous working relationships with organizations, communities, and institutions in Canada’s North have been developed. Two important partnerships, with the University College of the North (UCN) and the Northern Manitoba Mining Academy (NMMA), seek to provide greater access to training and educational opportunities for northern Manitobans.

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