Science Atlantic Environment Conference 2014

March 14-15, 2014, St. Francis Xavier University
Please download the Conference Program (.pdf) for abstracts of presentations.

View photos from the conference on our Flickr photo stream!

All photos © Sean Thibert

Science Atlantic Undergraduate Research Award (Award Description)

Oral

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Sarah MacLeod
St. Francis Xavier University
Uncertainty in modeled deforestation due to albedo variability

Oral, honourable mention

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Liz O’Connell
St. Francis Xavier University
Mapping gas variability for energy development monitoring

Poster

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Joanna Poltarowicz
Dalhousie University
An analysis of phosphorus cycling in waste stabilization pools (WSPs) in Nunavut

Poster, honourable mention

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Anna Bishop
Dalhousie University
Surveying vernal pools in Nova Scotia: a pilot study to test for lanscape correlates of pool occurrence and to develop an optimal field methodology

 

Science Atlantic Communication Award, sponsored by Canadian Science Publishing (Award Description)

Oral

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Amanda Loder
Acadia University
Examination of trace metals in gastropods to determine the potential for accumulation in the Border Marsh Region

Poster

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Emma Hoffman
Dalhousie University
Canine Scent Detection of an Invasive Wood-Boring Insect, the Brown Spruce Longhorn Beetle in Laboratory Conditions

 

Science Atlantic Best Graduate Presentation Award

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Sara Klapstein
Memorial University
Phototransformation of dissolved organic carbon within mercury sensitive lakes in Kejimkujik National Park, Nova Scotia