Characterization of dredging sediment in Magdalen Islands

Characterization of dredging sediment in Magdalen IslandsDaniel Roch-Lefebvre2018-07-30T18:43:17-04:00

Project Description

The Small Craft Harbours Branch of Fisheries and Oceans Canada contracted Activa Environnement to conduct characterization work on sediment that had been dredged in four fishing harbours in the Magdalen Islands with the objective of defining opportunities for shore-based management of the said sediment. The mandate included sediment pile sampling, laboratory processing and analysis of the results.

Fisheries and Oceans Canada

Magdalen Islands, Quebec

Sediment characterization


  • Sampling of 1,500 m3 of dredged sediment
  • Coordination of sampling conducted at an island location