FOUNDATIONS OF DATA SCIENCE

There are concerns among industrialists who are benefiting from dams and dam constructions that there will be claims that high mercury levels in fish are related to the presence of dams in the reservoir’s drainage. Does the data support or refute this claim? Provide some justifications.

Reservoir Fish Mercury Elevation Drainage Area Surface Area Max Depth RF FR Dam RT RS
Abilene 3 0.053 196 6 74 36 0.44 1.1 1 2 0
Abraham Lake 4 0.35 345 15 360 80 0.51 1.7 0 3 1
Academy 5 0.54 487 1 175 10 0.57 1.5 0 3 0
Acadia 5 0.29 165 131 5543 100 0.51 1.1 0 2 1
Acadia Valley 5 0.91 1273 65 700 106 0.62 4.3 0 1 1
Acheson 5 0.36 1150 1 60 11 0.56 2.9 1 2 0
Acme 5 0.19 15 0 46 11 0.60 1.7 0 2 0
Adair Creek 4 0.21 54 57 4381 114 0.59 0.5 0 3 1
Adams Creek 2 0.28 298 226 14340 128 0.56 0.5 0 1 1
Bangs Lake 5 0.23 270 2 20 13 NA NA 1 2 0
Bank Bay 5 0.62 717 4 272 13 0.56 2.7 1 3 0
Bank Creek 5 0.44 574 762 5581 136 0.50 3.2 1 1 1
Bankfoot Creek 4 0.05 1390 4 41 14 0.66 19.4 1 2 0
Bankhead 5 0.68 312 2 153 14 0.57 1.8 1 2 0
Bankview 5 0.6 362 14 239 15 0.06 1.2 1 3 0
Bannerman 5 0.19 296 1 87 15 0.47 2.0 1 2 0
Barnegat 2 0.43 634 6 227 150 0.53 0.5 1 1 1
Barnes Ridge 3 0.57 416 22 1568 158 0.53 0.3 0 1 1
Barnett Lake 3 0.071 212 2 53 16 0.62 6.8 0 3 0
Barnwell 3 0.14 1045 21 980 16 0.61 5.4 0 3 0
Fork Lake 5 0.29 203 23 430 8 0.51 20.1 0 2 0
Fort Creek 4 0.16 1373 0 30 8 0.61 2.3 1 2 0
Fox Creek 6 1.8 1154 19 201 42 0.62 0.9 NA 1 1
Gadois Lake 5 0.25 1244 39 713 80 0.46 2.0 1 1 1
Gap Creek 5 0.11 1189 4 388 85 0.56 0.3 1 1 1
Gardiner Creek 5 0.22 519 6 1222 88 NA NA 1 1 1
Geikie Lake 5 0.18 122 10 25 9 0.51 58.8 1 2 0
Geraldine Lakes 5 0.57 910 2 45 9 NA NA 1 2 0
Gerard Creek 5 0.41 913 41 225 90 0.61 7.3 1 1 1
Gertrude Lake 5 0.41 319 21 1574 92 0.50 0.5 NA 1 1
Giants Mirror 5 0.26 1486 1 91 96 0.76 0.8 0 1 1
Halach 4 0.43 882 15 630 17 0.61 2.9 1 2 0
Halcreek 5 0.9 683 10 93 18 0.59 18.9 0 3 0
Halfway Creek 5 0.28 101 0 49 18 0.51 0.9 1 3 0
Halifax Coulee 3 0.13 1633 0 14 18 0.71 1.8 1 2 0
Hamilton Hill 5 0.25 824 5 401 19 0.52 1.1 1 2 0
Hamptons 5 0.18 1095 0 24 19 0.46 0.8 1 2 1
Ice Water Creek 5 0.58 247 5 102 NA NA NA NA NA NA
Junction Creek 4 0.82 204 14 102 6 0.57 50.9 1 2 0
Jutland Brook 5 0.45 419 6 605 60 0.58 0.7 1 3 1
Kakina Lake 5 0.26 922 298 2923 62 0.51 5.8 0 1 1
Kakut Creek 5 0.34 929 13 390 62 0.61 2.2 0 3 1
Kamisak Lake 3 0.37 17 21 392 63 0.58 2.3 0 3 1
Katchemut Creek 4 0.09 1209 5 280 68 0.76 0.9 1 1 1
Kaufmann Creek 3 0.77 311 6 564 74 0.61 0.8 0 2 1
Keane Creek 5 0.16 756 4 331 75 0.61 0.5 0 1 1
Keith Lake 5 0.27 397 2 128 8 0.61 7.9 1 3 0
Owl Lake 5 0.71 221 14 282 19 0.49 6.2 0 2 0
Owlseye Lake 5 0.36 377 2 109 19 0.58 2.2 1 2 0
Oxbow Lake 3 0.8 454 2 202 20 0.58 1.1 1 2 0
Oxley Creek 5 0.23 177 NA 44 20 NA NA 0 2 0
Pair Lakes 3 0.1 1690 4 17 21 0.56 64.1 1 2 1
Pans Lake 5 0.37 637 3 13 21 0.50 25.2 1 3 1
Paradise Basin 5 0.49 67 11 135 21 0.58 5.9 0 3 1
Paradise Creek 5 0.79 417 123 6944 22 0.57 2.0 1 2 0
Parker Lake 4 2.5 50 1 35 22 0.63 3.9 1 2 1
Parlby Lake 5 0.52 271 9 203 22 0.58 10.1 0 3 0
Parsons Creek 4 0.79 1235 182 2627 24 0.61 13.1 0 2 0
Partridge Lake 5 0.86 76 19 234 24 0.66 12.6 0 3 0
Pasque Creek 5 0.31 446 7 576 25 0.56 1.1 1 2 0
Pastecho Lake 4 0.91 500 5 685 25 0.51 0.6 1 2 0
Plante Creek 5 0.47 778 23 638 25 0.56 4.2 1 3 0
Plover Lake 2 0.025 1494 1 47 26 0.69 0.8 1 2 0
Poboktan Creek 5 1.12 311 66 1539 26 0.56 4.7 1 3 0
Poison Creek 3 1.08 425 2 83 27 0.60 2.8 1 3 1
Pony Creek 5 0.41 328 NA 315 27 0.58 0.7 1 3 0
Popular Point Lake 4 0.94 263 NA 1823 27 0.47 0.2 0 2 NA
Stimson Creek 5 0.38 141 17 712 27 0.46 2.3 1 2 0
Stirling Lake 5 0.58 227 12 2035 28 0.51 0.6 0 2 0
Stones Canyon Creek 5 0.73 524 1 126 28 0.61 1.0 0 3 0
Stony Woman Creek 4 0.75 205 18 200 29 0.51 9.6 0 2 1
Stormy Creek 3 0.66 350 1 24 30 NA NA 1 3 1
Stouffers Lake 5 0.37 146 0 44 30 0.46 1.0 1 3 1
Stove Lake 4 0.51 269 3 134 30 0.47 2.1 1 2 1
Strawberry Lake 5 0.18 499 1 36 30 0.61 3.3 0 2 1
Stronach Lake 5 0.43 819 47 403 31 0.58 9.5 1 3 1
Sturgeon Lake 5 0.96 109 3 182 31 0.51 8.2 0 2 0
Swoda Creek 5 0.49 639 17 197 32 0.58 10.5 1 3 1
Sylvester Creek 5 0.44 474 2 161 32 0.55 0.7 1 3 1
Tail Creek 1 0.67 1097 5 164 33 0.51 3.3 1 3 1
Talbot Lake 2 0.24 653 6 588 34 0.53 0.8 1 3 0
Tamarack Lake 1 0.57 34 116 250 34 0.61 43.7 1 2 1
Tate Creek 5 0.4 390 3 271 36 0.58 0.9 1 3 1
Tattum Lake 5 0.48 232 3 339 36 0.62 0.7 0 3 1
Tawayik Lake 2 0.13 995 4 12 37 0.54 28.6 1 1 1
Taylor Lake 3 0.35 195 1 115 37 0.61 1.3 1 3 1
Telegraph Creek 2 0.36 751 32 474 37 0.56 7.4 0 1 1
Temple Creek 5 1.22 276 3 210 38 0.53 1.4 0 2 1
Tepee Creek 3 0.24 683 1 61 38 0.61 1.1 1 1 1
Tetley Creek 5 0.32 170 45 6765 38 0.62 0.6 0 2 0
The Snowbowl 5 1.12 354 35 1050 38 0.52 2.5 0 2 0
Thinahtea Creek 5 0.67 204 9 367 38 0.58 2.3 0 3 0
Third Lake 2 0.1 331 1 32 39 0.64 1.9 0 3 0
Thompson Lake 5 0.41 328 1 47 39 0.54 1.1 1 3 1
Thoreau Creek 5 0.55 304 3 118 40 0.55 1.9 1 3 1
Two Dam Creek 3 1.25 306 14 290 41 0.51 3.7 0 2 1
Two O’Clock Creek 4 0.18 118 28 1201 41 0.51 1.6 0 2 1
Tyler Lake 5 1.05 298 8 281 42 0.48 2.1 1 2 1
Underwood Lake 5 0.43 312 1 29 42 0.56 3.3 1 3 1
Updike Lake 5 0.22 1203 2 205 43 0.56 0.8 1 3 1
Upper Bertha Falls 5 0.77 557 14 704 44 0.58 2.7 0 2 1
Upper Mann Lake 4 0.21 1157 558 3053 44 0.46 20.3 1 3 0
Upper Thérien Lake 2 0.81 449 17 38 45 0.51 24.5 1 1 1
Utikuma Lake 5 0.77 374 4 63 45 0.62 4.5 1 2 1
Valhalla Lake 5 0.45 357 9 1120 45 0.06 0.1 1 2 1
Valley Creek 5 0.39 578 164 2515 46 0.50 3.3 1 3 0
Vokes Lake 5 0.22 1271 25 970 46 0.66 2.1 0 3 0
Volcano Creek 3 0.71 102 499 7865 47 0.58 5.8 0 2 0
Wabash Creek 5 0.29 1245 600 7850 48 0.56 9.2 0 2 0
Waddell Creek 5 0.12 180 5 660 49 0.51 0.5 1 2 1
Wadlin Lake 2 0.08 904 1 45 5 0.51 17.5 1 2 0
Wagon Creek 4 0.62 510 2 164 50 0.56 0.7 0 2 1
Wallaby Lake 5 0.41 1409 1 30 50 0.61 1.9 1 3 1
Wildman Creek 4 0.77 205 3 190 52 0.53 0.8 1 1 1
Wilson Creek 2 0.89 676 9 307 52 0.06 0.3 0 2 1
Winnifred Lake 5 0.56 446 1 41 53 NA NA 1 3 1
Wood Buffalo Lake 5 0.57 402 15 568 54 0.56 1.1 0 2 1
Yak Lakes 3 0.43 341 4 467 55 0.58 0.5 1 1 1
Yellowstone Creek 3 0.41 87 106 532 57 0.60 14.2 0 3 1
Zama Lake 3 0.36 1503 6 211 58 0.56 1.8 1 1 1
Zephyr Creek 5 0.37 1700 4 70 58 0.56 3.8 1 3 1
Zig Zag Lake 5 0.48 846 92 422 6 0.5
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