Dynamic Environment & Ecosystem Health Research

Dr. Linda Campbell 
Senior Research Fellow
Environmental Science
Saint Mary's University Halifax, NS
Email: LM.Campbell at smu.ca
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Research & Opportunities
Nova Scotia gold mine issues 


Resources & Links

Lab News

Media & updates

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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A new page has been developed for our gold mine contaminant research initative. Check it out! Link.

Welcome to our two new SLCC Biotechnology interns, Anabelle Lamothe and Shane Dalton and our returning SMUworks student Nimisha Grover! It's going to be an exciting term! (January 2018)

Congratulations to a DEEHR alumni, Dr. Sae Yun Kwon who is now a faculty member in the Department of Environmental Science and Engineering, Pohang Science and Technology University, South Korea! (Nov 11, 2017)

Two major funding awards for our gold mine contaminants research from Nova Scotia Habitat Conservation Fund & Environment Canada & Climate Change National Wetlands Conservation Fund. Now the real work starts! (June 2017)
Three people walking through a wetland

Molly LeBlanc is having a great week! Congratulations on getting 2nd place in the Three Minute Thesis at SMU! (March 31, 2017)

Congratulations to Molly LeBlanc for  her First Prize in the 2017 NSIS Science Writing Contest! (March 23, 2017)
Molly with NSIS First Place Essay Certificate at the Natural History Museum

Molly LeBlanc and Emily Chapman co-presented the DEEHR group's research at the 2017 SMU Research Expo on March 3, 2017. View our DEEHR group poster (jpeg).

Congratulations to Romina Juncos who published her paper showing links between declining silver pollution and global changes in photographic processing for Lake Nahuel Huapi. Link to paper. (Feb 14, 2017)
Graphical abstract showing changes in silver cycling before and after film processing industrial changes

The Atlantic Provinces Sign Language Place Name Project has been launched! Check out the maps, learn a few MSL and ASL names for Maritimes cities and towns.  Link to Project & Media mentions. (January 30, 2017)
Screen capture of Atlantic Provinces Sign Language Place Name Project map & video

Congratulations to Molly LeBlanc and Dr. Emily Chapman who both received the CLRA Atlantic Chapter scholarship award for their presentations at ARC 2016! (Nov 10, 2016).
Molly LeBlanc with her ARC 2016 poster

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),

All images and content copyright (c) Linda Campbell and other members of the Dynamic Environment & Ecosystem Health Laboratory
Last updated January 2018
If you would like to use any of the photographs in this website, please contact Linda Campbell for details and, if necessary, to obtain permission from the rightful owner(s). All copyrights are retained, and the use of any photograph within this website for any commercial purpose or for profit is expressly forbidden.