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Glossary

Adapted from the Lake Ontario-St. Lawrence River Study

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UNCERTAINTY AND RISK- The evaluation of a proposed measure in terms of the unpredictability and magnitude of the consequence which may follow, the delectability of anticipated or unanticipated consequences, and the ability to reverse, adapt, or redirect the measure, depending on the effects.

UPPER ST. LAWRENCE RIVER -The portion of the St. Lawrence River upstream of the Moses-Saunders Dam is called the upper St. Lawrence in this Study. It includes the entire River from Kingston/Cape Vincent to the power dam and locks at Cornwall-Massena, including Lake St. Lawrence.

URBANIZATION -The change of character of land, due to development, from rural or agricultural to urban.

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