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Habitats of Small Mammals at Whiteshell Nuclear Research Establishment.
Atomic Energy of Canada Limited.
|Series||Atomic Energy of Canada Limited. AECL -- 3956|
|Contributions||Iverson, S.L., Turner, B.N.|
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Recommended Citation. Iverson, S.L. and Turner, B.N., "Habitats of Small Mammals at Whiteshell Nuclear Research Establishment" (). Aspen by: 6. nT, HABITATS OF SMALL MAMMALS AT WHITESHELL NUCLEAR RESEARCH ESTABLISHMENT by Stuart L. Iverson and Brian N. Turner ABSTRACT The small mammals in the area around the Whiteshell Nuclear Research Establishment in southeastern Manitoba were sampled by approximatelysnap-trap nights in a 5 year period.
Habitats of Small Mammals at Whiteshell Nuclear Research Establishment. By S.L. Iverson and B.N. Turner. Topics: *Speciation, Whiteshell Nuclear Research Establishment (Manitoba), Author: S.L. Iverson and B.N. Turner. Habitat use and population density of five species of forest small mammals were monitored by annual spring snap-trap censuses at Pinawa, Manitoba, over 14 years.
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Iverson, Environmental Research Branch, Whiteshell Nuclear Research Establishment, Atomic Energy of Canada Research Company, small mammal habitat studies. The Whiteshell Nuclear Research Establishment (W N R E), which extends the research and development facilities of A E C L, is the newest and a rapidly expanding part of the Company.
birds, and mammals that SCIENCE IN CANADA are typical of the area. If any rare or unique species may be found in the region they are listed. METHODS Irradiation site The FIG site is located at the Whiteshell Laboratories of AECL Research ('W) in southeastern Manitoba, Canada.
It is situated on the edge of the Precambrian Shield, characterized by relatively flat terrain and ecoto- nal mixed Boreal by: 2. Small mammals include those mammals weighing under five kilograms (approximately eleven pounds). Merritt introduces the various species that fall under this heading, then follows with chapters that cover such topics as behavior, modes of feeding, locomotion, Cited by: Habitats of Small Mammals at Whiteshell Nuclear Research Establishment, S.L.
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