Vine Maple - Easily identifiable by its crooked trunk, arching limbs and fine, star-like foliage
Vine Maple - Vine maple can reach heights of up to 10 m and stretch laterally 10 m
Predictive Digital Soil Mapping - Classified landscape map of the Twin Sister watershed, by Brandon Heung
Predictive Digital Soil Mapping - Satellite image of the twin sister watershed
Soils Courses - Click here for Soils course descriptions and outlines
Soils Courses - The soil courses involve the development of both lab and field techniques
Student in the field - Maciej Jamrozik
Student in the field - Jin(Sanndy) Zhang
Student in the field - Adam Miskiewicz
2012 - 2013 Lab Group Members - From left: Maciej, Brandon, Jin, Dr. Margaret Schmidt, Chris and Nick
Lab Group Members - Summer 2011 Lab Group Members
Field work - Students working in the UBC Malcolm Knapp Research Forest
Field work - Soil pit!
Student in the field - Nick Rong
Student in the field - Natasha Murphy
Current research being conducted under the supervision of Dr. Margaret Schmidt, focuses on predicting soil types and soil attributes over space, digital soil mapping methods, spatial variation in soil properties, and on the impact of deciduous tree species growing in coastal coniferous forest on soil properties and nutrient cycling.