Naeth Team - Past Graduate Students

recent grads
past grads
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PhD Graduate Student Dissertations

Yao, L. 2013. Potassium Silicate drilling fluid as a land reclamation amendment.


MacKenzie, D.D. 2012. Oil sand mine reclamation using boreal forest surface soil (LFH) in northern Alberta.


Cohen-Fernández, A.C. 2012. Reclamation of a limestone quarry to a natural plant community.


Desserud, P.A. 2011. Rough fescue (Festuca hallii) ecology and restoration in central Alberta.


Henderson, D.C. 2005. Ecology and management of crested wheatgrass invasion.


Gardner, W.C. 2004. Copper mine tailings reclamation with biosolids.


Hammermeister, A.M. 2001. An ecological analysis of prairie rehabilitation on petroleum wellsites in southeast Alberta.


MSc Graduate Student Theses

Nannt, M.R. 2014. Impacts of distance to pipeline disturbance on mixed grass prairie and Halimolobos virgata (Nutt.) O.E. Schulz (slender mouse ear cress).


Archibald, H.A. 2013. Early ecosystem genesis using LFH and peat cover soils in Athabasca oil sands reclamation.


Stover, H.J. 2013. Non-native plant management and restoration of foothills fescue grassland in Waterton Lakes National Park, Alberta.


Luna Wolter, G.L. 2012. Development of reclamation substrates for Alberta oil sands using mature fine tailings and coke.


Sherritt, D.E. 2012. Festuca hallii (vasey) Piper (plains rough fescue) and Festuca campestris rydb (foothills rough fescue) response to seed mix diversity and mycorrhizae.


Steinke, L.A. 2011. Plant and soil biophysical properties for evaluating land reclamation in Jasper National Park.


Nemirsky, C.L. 2011. Prairie plant species at risk in southern Alberta: identification of critical habitat at the microsite level for Halimolobos Virgata (Nutt.) O.E. Schulz and determination of set back distance between pipeline disturbance and Halimolobos Virgata and Cryptantha Minima Rydb.


Cartier, S.B. 2010. Early stages of calcareous soil reclamation along the TMX-Anchor loop pipeline in Jasper National Park.


Brown, R.L. 2010. Use of woody debris as an amendment for reclamation after oil sands mining.


Shaughnessy, B.E. 2010. Natural recovery of upland boreal forest vegetation on a hummocky peat-mineral mix substrate in the Athabasca oil sands region, Alberta.


Jackson, M.E. 2009. Assessment of soil capping for phosphogypsum stack reclamation at Fort Saskatchewan, Alberta.


Antill, T.M. 2009. Biology and control of Russian thistle (Salsola tragus L.) in bighorn sheep (Ovis canadensis Shaw) winter ranges in montane grasslands of Jasper National Park, Alberta, Canada.


Hallin, I.L. 2009. Evaluation of a substrate and vegetation cover system for reclaimed phosphogypsum stacks at Fort Saskatchewan, Alberta.


Elsinger, M.E. 2009. Reclamation status of plains rough fescue grasslands at Rumsey Block in Central Alberta, Canada after oil and gas well site and pipeline disturbances.


Stanton-Kennedy, T.S. 2008. Soil and vegetation change on a coal mine 15 years after reclamation in the aspen parkland of Alberta.


Kwiatkowski, B.L. 2007. Diamond mine reclamation in the NWT: substrates, soil amendments and native plant community development.


Mackenzie, D.D. 2006. Assisted natural recovery using a forest soil propagule bank in the Athabasca oil sands.


Johnson, D.J. 2005. Pulp mill effluent irrigation for forage production.


Heidman, A.P. 2005. Bioremediation of hydrocarbon contaminated and compost amended soil: effects on microbial communities in the field.


Parker, E.A. 2005. Bromus inermis Leyss. persistence and invasion in Alberta Aspen Parkland.


Graham, S.C. 2005. Reclamation of hydrocarbon contaminated soils in Central Alberta using compost, fertilizer and native species.


Burgers, T.D. 2005. Reclamation of an oil sands tailings storage facility: vegetation and soil interactions.


Salisbury, B.S. 2004. Natural recovery versus seeding on a pipeline right-of-way in a boreal mixedwood forest in Central Alberta.


Wruck, G.W. 2004. Revegetation and spatial pattern of pipeline reclamation in sandhills of Alberta aspen parkland.


Smith, R.S. 2004. Water quality indicators for cumulative environmental effects assessment in the Bow and Red Deer River basins, Alberta, Canada.


Van Bostelen, C.J. 2003. Ungulate habitat restoration in Elk Island National Park.


Reid, N.B. 2002. Establishment of a vegetation cover on kimberlite mine tailings.


McIntryre, N.A. 2002. Reclamation of diesel fuel contaminated sites in Northern Alberta.


Wilkinson, S.R. 2002. Management of elephant grass and restoration of moist evergreen forest in abandoned pastures, Galapagos Islands, Ecuador.


Soloudre, E.M.J. 2001. Restoration ecology of cattle grazing on mixed prairie well sites: a hierarchical approach.


Erichsen Arychuk, C.J. 2001. Native forb establishment on disturbed sites in the aspen parkland.


Ostermann, D.K. 2001. Revegetation assessment of a twelve year old pipeline on native rangeland in southern Alberta.


Bottorff, Q.W. 2001. Fire skips and understory plant diversity in an upper foothills-subalpine forest in northwestern Alberta.


Mathison, M.M. 2000. Longevity of deep ripping effects on solonetzic soils.


Henderson, D.C. 2000. Carbon storage in grazed prairie grasslands of Alberta.


Petherbridge, W.L. 2000. Sod salvage and minimal disturbance pipeline reclamation techniques: implications for native prairie restoration.


Pitchford, C.L. 2000. Season of seeding, mowing and seed mix richness for native plant community development in the aspen parkland.


Moskal, T.D. 1999. Moisture characteristics of coarse textured soils and peat:mineral mixes.


Genoway, P.T. 1999. Suckering potential of declining aspen and mixedwood stands in west-central Saskatchewan.


Banks, T.R. 1998. Effects of land use changes on trumpeter swan (Cygnus buccinator) use of lakes in the Grande Prairie region of Alberta.


Fluker, M.G. 1998. Growth response of select native and introduced plant species to soil nutrient levels and interspecific competition.


Howat, D.R. 1998. Enhancing biodiversity on reclaimed lands.


Schaefer, J.W. 1999. Bioengineering and reclamation to stabilize a lakeshore slope.


Brown, D.J. 1997. Smooth brome (Bromus inermis Leyss.) in foothills fescue grassland: stand characterization and the effects of cattle, sheep, mowing, glyphosate and fire.


Bush, C.D. 1998. Native seed mixes for diverse plant communities.


Lamb, T.J. 1998. A study of plant community structure and a reclamation evaluation of disturbed subalpine sites in Glacier National Park, British Columbia.


Gill, S.I. 1997. Grazing effects on runoff and erosion in annual and perennial pastures in the Parkland Ecoregion of Alberta.


Pelech, W.E. 1997. Performance of selected native and introduced plant species under mowing and herbicide management during the establishment period.


Sansom, J.J. 1996. In situ amelioration of sodic minespoil using sulfur, gypsum and crop management.


Dell, M.W. 1995. Select vegetative characteristics and soil physical properties of different aged russian wildrye pastures.


Hammermeister, A.M. 1995. Soil and plant response to the field application of fly ash.


Sale, L.Y. 1995. The use of unweathered fly ash to improve select soil physical properties and barley growth and development.