Science Atlantic Environment Conference 2015

March 13-14, 2015, Saint Mary’s University

Please download the Abstract Program (.pdf) for abstracts of presentations.

View photos from the conference on our Flickr photo stream!

All photos © Ryan Hamilton

Science Atlantic Undergraduate Research Award (Award Description)

Oral

Nicole Shanahan

Nicole Shanahan
Memorial University, Grenfell Campus
Acoustic monitoring of bat populations in Newfoundland national parks

Poster

Marley Geddes1

Marley Geddes
Dalhousie University
Prioritizing catchments for terrestrial liming in Nova Scotia

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

Oral

Emily Peters

Emily Peters
Saint Mary’s University
Utilization of growth-promoters in Arundo donax

Poster

Michael Buckland-Nicks

Michael Buckland-Nicks
Saint Mary’s University
GIS-based analysis to understand the effects of environmental variability on the growth and success of native plants on green roofs

K.C. Irving Environmental Science Centre Award (Award Description)

Monique Goguen

Monique Goguen
University of New Brunswick, Fredericton
Modelling and mapping bryophyte distributions in New Brunswick using a depth-to-water index

Science Atlantic Graduate Research Award (Award Description)

Oral

Sarah MacLeod

Sarah MacLeod
Dalhousie University
Increasing aluminium concentrations in southwest Nova Scotia rivers from 1980 to present

Poster

Marie-Frances Jones

Marie-France Jones
University of New Brunswick, Fredericton
Mapping temporal and spatial soil hydrothermal and mechanical properties by way of the Soil Trafficability Prediction Model (STRAP)