Former Graduate Students, Post Doctoral Fellows and Research Assistants

 

2015 Cohort

Peining Guan

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Peining Guan (Student Research Assistant). Examining the spatial pattern of soil properties created by land reclamation at an oil sands mining site.

peining1@ualberta.ca

 

 

 

2014 Cohort

Jeff Kelly

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jeff Kelly (Post Doctoral Fellow). Development of high quality seedling stock for reclamation and restoration. jwkelly@ualberta.ca

 

Lynnette Allemand

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Lynnette Allemand (Research Assistant). Assisting with projects examining root distribution in compacted reclamation soils. allemand@ualberta.ca

Iraleigh Anderson

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Iraleigh Anderson  (Research Assistant). Assisting with various reclamation projects involving pipelines, phosphogypsum, diamond mines and other disturbances. iraleeanderson@gmail.com

 

Connor Charchuk

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Connor Charchuk (Research Assistant). Monitoring bird use of reclaimed wellpad sites at different vegetation recovery stages. ccharchu@ualberta.ca

Catherine Pocklington

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Catherine Pocklington (Research Assistant). Effects of subsoil ripping on soil physical properties and soil water dynamics of reconstructed soils. cpocklin@ualberta.ca

 

Logan Purdy

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Logan Purdy (Research Assistant). Assisting with projects on the affects of different agricultural and landscape management practices on soil properties and health. lmpurdy@ualberta.ca

Martin Robinson

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Martin Robinson (Research Assistant). Enhancing reclamation of tundra communities following mining. mjrobins@ualberta.ca

 

Sarah Thacker

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sarah Thacker (Research Assistant). Assisting with projects on mine site reclamation in northern Alberta. sjthacke@ualberta.ca

Lijing Wang

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Lijing Wang (Research Assistant). Impacts of elevated nitrogen and sulfur depositions on land reclamation in the Athabasca oil sands region. lijing@ualberta.ca

 

Venesa Whyte

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Venesa Whyte (Research Assistant). Methods to enhance reclamation of northern plant communities and assisting with reclamation projects after pipeline construction, mining and other disturbances. venesa@ualberta.ca

Hye In Yang

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hye In Yang (Research Assistant). Testing efficacy of biochars in removing metal, phosphorous and nitrogen contamination in oil sands process affected waters. hyein@ualberta.ca

 

 

 

2013 Cohort

Brett Campbell

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Brett Campbell (MSc Student). Determining the optimal time to shut down and reclaim gravel mines in close proximity to urban areas. bacampbe@ualberta.ca

 

Jenna Abou Rizk

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jenna Abou Rizk (Research Assistant). Revegetation potential of phosphogypsum as a soil amendment.

Alison Bijman

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Alison Bijman (Research Assistant). Effects of biochar amendments on herbaceous vegetation.

 

Elizabeth Domreis

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Elizabeth Domreis (Research Assistant). Characterization and mapping of metabolic and genetic pathways in syntrophic methanogenic biodegradation of hydrocarbons in oil sands tailings.

Jasmine Lamarre

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jasmine Lamarre (Research Assistant). Moss revegetation for northern environments.

 

 

 

 

2012 Cohort

Kangho Jung

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Kangho Jung (Post Doctoral Fellow). Effects of textural interfaces on soil physico-chemical properties in reclaimed jack pine and white spruce stands. This fellow's research was partially funded by the Helmholtz-Alberta Initiative (HAI).

 

 

Federico Mollard

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Federico Mollard (Post Doctoral Fellow). Plant community regeneration through seeds. This fellow's research is partially funded by the Helmholtz-Alberta Initiative (HAI).

 

Matthew Gelderman

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Matthew Gelderman (MSc Student). Regeneration of whitebark pine at northern distribution limits. mgelderm@ualberta.ca

 

Zhichao Jiao

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Zhichao Jiao (MSc Student). Role of microsites in revegetation of disturbed sites. This student's research is partially funded by the Helmholtz-Alberta Initiative (HAI). zjiao@ualberta.ca

Matthew Gelderman

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Matthew Gelderman (Research Assistant). Disturbance ecology and white bark pine species.

 

Valerie Miller

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Valerie Miller (Research Assistant). Microsite establishment and emergence for reclamation in prairie and aspen parkland ecoregions.

Zhichao Jiao

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Zhichao Jiao (Research Assistant). Microsite establishment and emergence for reclamation in prairie and aspen parkland ecoregions.

 

 

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