Science Atlantic Environment Conference 2016

March 18-20, 2016, Université de Moncton

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

View photos from the conference on our Flickr photo stream!

Science Atlantic Undergraduate Research Award (Award Description)

Oral, First Place

Sonya Ardley

Sonya Ardley
Acadia University
Investigation of effluent water quality and treatment options for a carrot processing facility

Oral, Second Place

Rachel Shin

Rachel Shin
Dalhousie University
Exploring the influence of nature exposure on risk-based decision-making

Poster, First Place

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Samantha Stachiw
St. Francis Xavier University
Does the addition of biochar to nitrogen-enriched soils alter greenhouse gas emissions and the leaching of nutrients?

Poster, Second Place

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James Williams
St. Francis Xavier University
An analysis of atmospheric gas concentrations and the implications of abandoned oil and gas infrastructure at the Stoney Creek oilfield, New Brunswick

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

Sara Klapstein

Sara Klapstein
Memorial University
Dissolved organic matter controls mercury photoreactions in fresh water lakes

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

Amanda Ring

Amanda Ring
Dalhousie University
The habitat characteristics associated with redroot (Lachnanthes caroliniana) in Southwestern Nova Scotia

Science Atlantic Graduate Research Award (Award Description)

Oral, First Place

Emily Walker

Emily Walker
Saint Mary’s University
Increased environmental heterogeneity effects substrate conditions and alters seedling dynamics on green roofs

Oral, Second Place

Allison Dickhout

Allison Dickhout
University of New Brunswick, Fredericton
Spatial variability of aquatic ecosystems in a groundwater dominated watershed

Past Student Award Winners