Science Atlantic Environment Conference 2017

March 3-5, 2017, University of New Brunswick, Fredericton

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

Yvonne Ritchie

Yvonne Ritchie
Dalhousie University
Investigating the carbon sequestration capacity of trees in a university campus environment

Oral, Second Place

Heather Spicer

Heather Spicer
Memorial University, Grenfell Campus
Citizen science investigation of red squirrel (Tamiasciurus hudsonicus) and eastern chipmunk (Tamias striatus) distribution and abundance in Newfoundland

Poster, First Place

Alyse Reimer

Alyse Reimer
University of New Brunswick, Fredericton
Survival and movement of the common salt marsh snail Melampus bidentatus in Cape Jourimain, New Brunswick

Poster, Second Place

Kim Taylor

Kimberley Taylor
St. Francis Xavier University
Assessing patterns of dissolved methane in groundwater aquifers in the Stellarton basin

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

Emily Bennet

Emily Bennet
Cape Breton University
Tree-specific effects of canopy passage on acidity and electrical conductivity of rainwater

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

Jasmine Pinksen

Jasmine Pinksen
Memorial University, Grenfell Campus
Cutovers as potential suitable bee habitats

Science Atlantic Graduate Research Award (Award Description)

Oral, First Place

Bernhard Wegscheider

Bernhard Wegscheider
University of New Brunswick, Fredericton
Quantitative modeling of existing and future fish habitats in the Saint John River

Oral, Second Place

Brittany Dixon

Brittany Dixon
University of New Brunswick, Fredericton
Near dam, spatio-temporal distribution of migrating American eel elvers and juvenile eels in the downstream reach of the Mactaquac Generating Station

Poster, First Place

Zoey OMalley

Zoe O’Malley
University of New Brunswick, Fredericton
Factors affecting dragonfly emergence, including a species-at-risk (Skillet Clubtail, Gomphus ventricosus) in the lower Saint John River and Grand Lake Meadows

Poster, Second Place

Bethany Reinhart

Bethany Reinhart
University of New Brunswick, Saint John
Mercury in fish and invertebrates in the Saint John River estuary

Past Student Award Winners