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Marine environmental assessment of the Estuary and Gulf of St. Lawrence / by Louise White and Frank Johns. Issued by the Toxic Chemicals Program, Bedford Institute of Oceanography and the Maurice Lamontagne...: Fs23-292/1997E-PDF

A joint collaboration between the Maritimes and Laurentian regions, Science Branch of Fisheries and Oceans. The Marine Environmental Assessment of the Estuary and Gulf of St. Lawrence is the first assessment on environmental conditions and human impacts in the Gulf and Estuary of the St. Lawrence completed under the Toxic Chemicals initiative of the Green Plan. This publication presents a clear picture of the state of knowledge of the marine environment of this unique ecosystem and is organized according to its physics, biology, fisheries, and chemistry. The book concludes by identifying important issues related to human-induced changes on the marine environment with recommendations to further our understanding. For both a non-specialist audience and professional scientists.

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Publication information
Department/Agency Canada. Department of Fisheries and Oceans.
Title Marine environmental assessment of the Estuary and Gulf of St. Lawrence / by Louise White and Frank Johns. Issued by the Toxic Chemicals Program, Bedford Institute of Oceanography and the Maurice Lamontagne Institute.
Publication type Monograph
Language [English]
Other language editions [French]
Format Electronic
Electronic document
Other formats Paper-[English]
Note(s) "This assessment is a summary of the accumulated scientific understanding of the Estuary and Golf of St. Lawrence. It discusses the extent of anthropogenic modifications to this marine environment, points out principle uncertainties that hinder our understanding, and identifies important regional environmental issues.--Background.
"Digitized by Publishing and Depository Services, Public Works and Government Services Canada - 2014"
Publishing information Dartmouth - Nova Scotia : Fisheries and Oceans Canada 1997.
Description 149p.graphs, tables, index
ISBN 978-0-660-20297-6
Catalogue number
  • Fs23-292/1997E-PDF
Subject terms Environmental impact assessment
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