About the program
Natural resource development has increased significantly in the oil sands area of northern Alberta, escalating the need to assess and understand the long-term cumulative effects of oil sands development on the environment. The Oil Sands Monitoring Program is a joint provincial and federal working partnership, including:
- Alberta Environment and Parks
- Environment and Climate Change Canada
- regional First Nations and Métis organizations
- environmental agencies
- industry stakeholders
Together, these agencies provide comprehensive environmental monitoring data and information to ensure responsible development of Alberta’s oil sands area, and to support and promote environmental protection and enhancement.
Scientific papers and data
Review current and historical oil sands environmental monitoring datasets, scientific reviews and assessments.
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