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Department Faculty

CHARTRAND, SHAWN

Assistant Professor

shawn_chartrand@sfu.ca
778-782-5431
TASC 2 8544

Research Area: How rivers form and co-evolve with landscapes with particular interest in mountain rivers and cold regions of the Arctic.

HOLLAND, TARA

Senior Lecturer

tara_holland@sfu.ca
TASC 2 8904

Research Area: Climate change impacts and adaptation in natural resource sectors, human impacts on coastal environments, and forest fragmentation patterns.

JOY, RUTH

Assistant Professor & Graduate Program Chair, Master's of Ecological Restoration Program

rjoy@sfu.ca
TASC 2 8901

Research Area: Developing models that assess the relative impact of anthropogenic stressors on both marine and terrestrial species at risk.

KOHFELD, KAREN

Director & Professor

sesdir@sfu.ca
TASC 2 8903

Research Area: Climate change, earth system science, carbon cycling, paleoceanography, paleoclimatology, paleoecology, ocean acidification, and regional impacts of climate change.

LITTLE, CHELSEA

Assistant Professor

chelsea_little@sfu.ca
778-782-5391
TASC 2 8546

Research Area: Ecosystem functioning, community ecology and meta-ecosystem ecology.

MURPHY, BRENDAN

Assistant Professor

brendan_murphy@sfu.ca
TASC 2 8542

Research Area: Geomorphology, watershed-scale sediment dynamics, post-wildfire environments, water security, climatic controls on landscape evolution, and resource management.

SCHMIDT, MARGARET [on leave]

Associate Professor & Undergraduate Curriculum Committee Chair

margaret_schmidt@sfu.ca
RCB 7133

Research Area: Soil science, digital soil mapping, predictive soil mapping and modelling, impact of forest management practices on soil properties and nutrient cycling, soil rehabilitation.

VENDITTI, JEREMY

Professor

jeremy_venditti@sfu.ca
TASC 2 8548

Research Area: Fluvial Geomorphology and Sedimentology, River Dynamics, Physics of Sediment Transport

INSTRUCTORS

HIPPMANN, ANNA

Limited Term Lecturer

anna_hippmann@sfu.ca

Research Area: Trace metal physiology in phyktoplankton. Plastic pollution in the ocean.

BROCHU-INGRAM, GORDON BRENT

Sessional Instructor

gordon_brent_brochu-ingram@sfu.ca

Research Area: Environmental planning, visual arts, biodiversity conservation, working in tandem with Indigenous communities.

VISITING FACULTY

arvind_saraswat@sfu.ca

Research Area: Modeling small-area variations in concentrations of urban air pollutants, development of novel methods for estimating population exposure and air quality impact assessment for major industrial sources.

ASSOCIATE MEMBERS

PILARCZYK, JESSICA

Associate Member | Associate Professor & Tier II Canada Research Chair in Natural Hazards, Department of Earth Sciences

ADJUNCT PROFESSORS

ORR, CRAIG

Adjunct Professor

ELIASON, ERIKA

Adjunct Professor