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APIOS (Acidic Precipitation in Ontario Study) Photo Albums

Eight photo albums depicting the Hawkeye Lake research including site preparation, landscapes and animals, equipment and instruments, researchers and other people. Book IV includes photographs at Pukaskwa National Park and area. Book VIII includes aerial photographs of the flight between Sudbury and Thunder Bay.

Book I: 1982-1983.
Book II: 1983-1984.
Book III: 1984.
Book IV: 1985.
Book V: 1985-1986.
Book VI: 1986.
Book VII: 1986.
Book VIII: 1987.

APIOS: Terrestrial Effects Programme, Northwestern Region, 1985-1986 Annual Report

“Acidic Precipitation in Ontario Study: Terrestrial Effects Programme, Northwestern Region, 1985-1986 Annual Report.” Prepared for The Acidic Precipitation in Ontario Study, The Ontario Ministry of the Environment. By SENES Consultants Limited, in association with Lakehead University; Smith, Hoffman Associates Limited; Terra Geographical Studies inc. March 1986.

Acidic Precipitation

Proceedings of the International Symposium on Acidic Precipitation, Muskoka, Ontario, September 15-20, 1985. Edited by Hans C. Martin. Reprinted from Water, Air, and Soil Pollution, Volume 30 (1986). Two volumes.

First volume includes leaves collected by Viitala, 1988, Thunder Bay area.

Acidic Precipitation in Ontario Study, Hawkeye Lake Site

Records related to the Acidic Precipitation in Ontario Study (APIOS) particularly the work Viitala engaged in at the Hawkeye Lake Biogeochemical Study Site. Includes procedures and methods, data, reports, photographs of research activities. Also includes Ontario Ministry of the Environment reports.

Muskoka Conference

Records and materials relating to the International Symposium on Acidic Precipitation, September 15-20, 1985, Muskoka. Includes papers, photographs, published proceedings.

Muskoka Conference Photo Albums

Three photo albums depicting the Muskoka 1985 symposium, including attendees, conference posters, and some additional APIOS research photos.

Book I: People/Posters
Book II: Posters
Book III: Posters / Fall Watershed [research]

Newspaper Articles

Chronicle Journal article by Gord McLaughlin on Acidic Precipitation study at Hawkeye Lake, 1984.

Article in Finnish and translated into English by Reino Viitala on the 1980s acidic precipitation studies, 2018.

Pukaskwa Research Paper

“Bedrock and Soil Studies around Acid Sensitive Lakes in Pukaskwa National Park.” Reino Viitala, Jim Sutton, and Paul Barclay-Estrup. A poster presented at the Muskoka conference. Copies of the poster, presentation, notes, and other materials.

Reino Viitala fonds

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  • 1980 - 2022

Records relate to research carried out by Viitala and colleagues at Lakehead University as part of the Acidic Precipitation In Ontario Study. Field research was done at Hawkeye Lake northwest of Thunder Bay, and at Pukaskwa National Park. The records include data, photographs, reports and research papers. Some records also relate specifically to the International Symposium on Acidic Precipitation held at Muskoka on September 15-20, 1985.

Records date primarily 1980-1988, with some additional documents from 2018 and 2022.