APICS Environmental Sciences Conference

March 11-13, 2011, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia

Undergraduate Oral Award

First Place

Emily Stewart

Emily Stewart
Dalhousie University
Spatial and Temporal Mapping of Radiofrequency Fields

Honourable Mention

Robin Tress

Robin Tress
Dalhousie University
Relationships of macrobenthic invertebrate community structure with physical properties of eelgrass (Zostera marina) beds in Nova Scotia

Graduate Oral Award

First Place

Heather Elliot

Heather Elliot
Dalhousie University
Investigating Student Union Presidents’ Conceptualizations of Sustainable Universities

Honourable Mention

Brian Hansen

Brian Hansen
St. Francis Xavier University
Identifying and mapping saltwater intrusion and submarine groundwater discharge

Honourable Mention

Nick Nickerson

Nick Nickerson
St. Francis Xavier University
A novel method to measure the isotope ratio of soil respiration

Honourable Mention

Peter Horne

Peter Horne
Saint Mary’s University
Evaluating the elevation and spatial dependence of scaling properties within a complex inter-tidal zone

Undergraduate Poster Award

First Place

Ellen Boyd

Ellen Boyd
University of New Brunswick – Saint John Campus
Effects of number of offspring and generation time on population growth rate

Honourable Mention

Ashley Godin

Ashley Godin
Sir Wilfred Grenfell College
Determining Total Coliform Abundance in Corner Brook Stream

Honourable Mention

Gillian Fielding

Gillian Fielding
Dalhousie University
Barriers to Fish Passage in Nova Scotia: The Evolution of Water Control Barriers in Nova Scotia’s Watersheds

Honourable Mention

Emily Burns

Emily Burns
St. Francis Xavier University
Soil Respiration Deserves More Attention in Climate Models

Graduate Poster Award

First Place

Doug Hiltz

Doug Hiltz
University of New Brunswick – Fredericton Campus
Identifying Rare Plant Communities and Invasive Plant Planning Using Depth-to-Water Mapping

Honourable Mention

Marie-France Jutras

Marie-France Jutras
University of New Brunswick – Fredericton Campus
Calibrating Hydraulic Conductivity for Modeling Stream Discharge in Forest Catchments of Eastern Canada, on Varied Bedrock Formations

Honourable Mention

Raymond Jahncke

Raymond Jahncke
Dalhousie University
Wetland Identification using polarimetric radar: a pilot study in Nova Scotia