RemTech 2018  – Recap!

The Remediation Technologies Symposium (RemTech) is an exciting annual conference hosted by the Environmental Services Association of Alberta (ESAA), bringing together over 600 environmental professionals not only from Alberta, but also from all over Canada and around the world. Over the course of three days, the conference provides environmental professionals with the opportunity to share […]

Reducing Sampling Bias Through Continuous Monitoring of Carbon Dioxide Efflux at NSZD Sites

Reducing Sampling Bias Through Continuous Monitoring of Carbon Dioxide Efflux at NSZD Sites

INTRODUCTION Recent research has shown that soil carbon dioxide (CO2) efflux can be used to quantify the rate of contaminant degradation – either natural or enhanced – occurring at petroleum hydrocarbon impacted sites. Point sampling programs with traditional flux chambers are currently the status quo for measuring carbon dioxide effluxes in the field, but this […]

ICOS 2018 Recap!

ICOS 2018 Recap!

A quick four days in one of the world’s most beautiful cities! The third ICOS Science Conference was held at the Czech University of Life Sciences Prague from September 11th to September 13th, 2018. This year participants from all over the world gathered to share research and ideas based on the conference theme – Biogases […]

Bringing Sustainability to Remediation

Bringing Sustainability to Remediation

Our continually evolving understanding of the extensive and complex ways in which human activities impact the natural environment has led to an increased desire and sense of responsibility to protect and restore contaminated land. Despite increased public awareness and concern surrounding treatment and protection of the environment, we have also begun to recognize the need […]

Comparing Canadian Contaminated Site Inventories

In recent years, public demand for transparency, especially in areas concerning environmental governance, have mounted, putting pressure on Canadian governmental agencies to develop platforms that enhance the public’s accessibility to information. One such case is the development of information sharing systems that allows the public access to the state and condition of impacted properties. Impacted […]

Smooth sailing with the eosGP!

Smooth sailing with the eosGP!

Summer has finally arrived in Nova Scotia, and we couldn’t have been more eager to get out from behind our desks again! This time we decided to take out the eosGP; so we bought a boat, the ‘SS Eosense’ – a very luxurious 2 person rubber dinghy. Eosense is located in Burnside – an industrial park […]

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