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src wetland project area in manitoba
June 03, 2020
written by SRC Communications
The results are in for a three-year project to help forest managers estimate carbon storage in wetlands as part of their land management activities.
potash ore sample at src
April 28, 2020
written by SRC Communications
Solution mining is one way producers can mine potash deep below the earth’s surface. Cooling ponds can become contaminated in the extraction process, which can result in the production of hydrogen sulfide - a dangerous and highly destructive chemical. Learn how researchers are finding ways to control it.
forest area in northern saskatchewan
January 28, 2020
written by SRC Communications
Climate change is affecting Canada’s forests to a greater extent than other parts of the globe. A climate change vulnerability assessment is currently underway in Saskatchewan and Manitoba with the goal of identifying what climate change will look like in the boreal forest and how to reduce its impacts.
src research engineer uses gamma ray tomography unit
October 30, 2019
written by SRC Communications
Understanding what goes on inside a slurry pipeline is a complex matter. SRC's Gamma Ray Tomography unit uses multiple gamma-ray sources and sensors to produce real-time images of the density of the pipeline contents at top-notch speeds.
src summer student collecting water samples at abandoned mine site
September 04, 2019
written by SRC Communications
An environmental science student shares the hands-on learning she experienced as part of SRC's Aboriginal Mentorship Program. Learn about the diversity of career options in the environmental science field.
two src environmental remediation experts examine abandoned mine opening
August 08, 2019
When many of uranium mines in northern Saskatchewan were abandoned in the 1950s and 60s, openings to mine workings were left without proper closures and pose a risk to public safety. SRC has been working with local contractors and consulting engineers to build proper mine closures. There are several methods available, depending on the type of opening and the site conditions.
src water sampling in northern saskatchewan
July 09, 2019
written by SRC Communications
It’s important for the health of our ecosystems that industry and municipalities monitor and measure the impact their activities have on aquatic environments. Extensive research in the field of aquatic toxicology has helped pave the way for standardized testing to ensure industry and municipalities are operating safely and responsibly.
src employees works in mobile emissions trailer
June 05, 2019
written by SRC Communications
This blog post is the second installment in a two-part series about methane emissions. In the first post, we looked at how methane emissions are created and why there’s a push to reduce them. In this...
pumpjack against a purple sunset
May 20, 2019
written by SRC Communications
Government energy regulators are demanding substantial greenhouse gas (GHG) reductions from industry. While carbon dioxide is a concern, methane poses a bigger problem because it absorbs significantly more energy and has a great impact on global warming.
src employees practice on-site first aid training
May 08, 2019
SRC’s Safety Awards Program was created to recognize employees who have contributed to improving safety at SRC. Learn more about the program and how it's contributed to making SRC a safe place to work.