Fact Sheets & Other Materials


Seine net survey

Monitoring on the Shubenacadie River estuary includes regular seine net surveys by researchers from Dalhousie University. This five-minute video explains how a seine net survey is conducted, and reviews the research findings to date, including the impact of cold summer weather on Striped bass growth.

Alton Gas fish monitoring trial

Watch this segment of a 96 hour long scientific trial to learn more about fish research and environmental monitoring for the Alton Natural Gas Storage Project.

Focus on Alton

This five-minute video provides background on Alton and describes operations at the project with new animations. Included in the video is aerial footage of both the cavern and river sites for Alton, and information on scientific studies of the Shubenacadie River estuary. Highlighted are the safeguards in place to protect the river and fish.

Research on the Shubenacadie

Watch this profile of in-depth research on the Shubenacadie River estuary, featuring Dr. Jim Duston from Dalhousie University’s Faculty of Agriculture. The eight-minute video includes highlights of Dr. Duston’s extensive research, which builds science-based understanding of the estuary, and explores his findings to date. His research contributes to the comprehensive environmental monitoring for the Alton Natural Gas Storage Project.

Canoe to the sea

The Alton Natural Gas Storage Project was pleased to support Canoe to the Sea 2016 in Nova Scotia. This video was taken by a drone that followed the paddlers during the fun marathon race and recreational paddle on the beautiful Shubenacadie River. 


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