Going back to May of this year, here are the students who have successfully defended their thesis:
Xiaoyuan Geng (PhD), May 4, 2020, supervisor: Scott Mitchell
- Development of operational methods to predict soil classes and properties in Canada using machine learning
Katherine (Katia) McKercher (MSc), June 5, 2020, supervisor: Jesse Vermaire
- The development and application of a universal trait-based model for rapid bioassessment of freshwater systems using diatoms
- The Role of Regulations in Decisions Regarding the Transition to Organic, Biodynamic, and Sustainable Agriculture Productions: The Case of Niagara Vineyards
Alexa D’Addario (MSc), July 28, 2020, supervisor: Jesse Vermaire
- Are Aquatic Invertebrates Retaining Microplastics in the Ottawa and Rideau Rivers?
- Plastic ingestion, retention, and transport in animals from the eastern Canadian Arctic
Luis Padilla-Ramirez (MSc-DS), Aug. 31, 2020, supervisor: Stephan Gruber
- Evaluating the effect of accordance method choice on the selection of ground surface temperature models in a subarctic environment
- Evaluating the impact of snow fencing on snow conditions and ground temperatures along the Dempster Highway, Yukon, Canada
- Landfast Sea Ice Break-up Processes in Admiralty Inlet, NU
- Potential impacts of sea ice and ship traffic change to caribou sea ice crossing areas surrounding King William Island, Nunavut, Canada
- Welcoming Refugees and the Virtue of Hospitality: An Analysis of Refugee Resettlement through Private Sponsorship in Small-Town Eastern Ontario
Congratulations is further extended to Madelaine Bourdages, Ada Loewen, and Emmelie Paquette who are all continuing on in our PhD program this year.