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Welcome to the Dynamic Environment & Ecosystem Health Research website!In times of increasing human population density and intensifying demands on our natural resources, aquatic ecosystems remain among our most precious global assets. Anthropogenic ("caused by humans") impacts and environmental sustainability will become increasingly important socially, economically and politically. Our research will integrate multiple approaches from diverse fields such as environmental chemistry, aquatic ecology, fish biology and population health. Our ultimate goal is to improve our understanding of the fate and effects of anthropogenic and natural toxicants in aquatic ecosystems and the way humans interact with aquatic environments.
The Dynamic Environment & Ecosystem Health Research group carries out research and assessment of both aquatic and contaminated ecosystems across Canada and world-wide. Check out the links on the left for details on what we do.
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Course opportunity! ENVS 4480 Environmental Contaminants offered for the Fall 2018 term. Contact Dr. Linda Campbell if you're interested in taking this as a graduate or undergraduate course. Transfer credit may be possible.
Duncan Carruthers-Lay, our Clean Leadership Youth Intern, profiled in the latest Intern Spotlight! (PDF Link) (August 7, 2018)
Funding from NS Department of Natural Resources Innovation Program and NS Habitat Conservation Fund awarded! Those will support our ongoing invertebrate ecotoxicology & monitoring work to assess & test in-situ gold mine tailing remediation strategies. (June 1, 2018)
Congratulations to Molly LeBlanc who was voted People's Choice and placed 3rd for her 3MT presentation "Not All That Glitters: Assessing Environmental Effects of Abandoned Gold Mines" in the Three Minute Thesis Eastern Canada Regionals! (Transcript PDF) (April 18, 2018)
Well done, DEEHR team, for pitching our research at the SMU Research Expo! Link to our research projects poster (jpg). (March 2 2018)
Dr. Campbell has started a list of useful aquatic environments videos. Do pass along any good videos and animated GIFs if you know of any! Link. (Sept 2, 2015),
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Last updated January 2018
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