Development of social and economic indicators for sustainable remediation

The proposed research will develop and test a sustainable remediation framework and set of proposed social and economic indicators. The framework will build upon existing tools and complement current practices and regulations. The intern 's work is part of SRC's two-year project is to provide a new niche service that will help SRC's clients select the optimal remediation alternative. Objectives of the project are to deliver a technical report describing a framework, tools, methods and metrics to be used to support decision-making process to achieve sustainable remediation, and to test the framework and demonstrate expertise in this field through case studies. The additional understanding of social and economic indicators will allow SCR to initiate sustainable remediation for different industry resource sectors.

Faculty Supervisor:

Dr. Bram Noble


Debora Reanne Ridsdale


Saskatchewan Research Council


Geography / Geology / Earth science


Environmental industry


University of Saskatchewan



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