B.Sc. Theses in Environmental Science
1996 - Present
For thesis locations in the Maritime provinces, see map.
|Heath, Jeremy J.
|Steps toward developing a pheromone-based monitoring/control program for the Apple Leaf Midge, Dasineura mali Kieffer (Diptera: Cecidomyiidae) in Nova Scotia, Canada
|R. Smith, O. Kukal
|Lister, Scott W.
|The Potential of Landsat Thematic Imagery to Recognize Environmental Change on Bon Portage Island, Nova Scotia
|Potter, Karen M.
|Beetle Communities in Managed Softwood Forests
|Allen, Michael E. W.
|A Survey of Biological Oxygen Demand and Dissolved Oxygen in the Cornwallis River, King's County, Nova Scotia
|Levy, Alex L.
|A Short Term Watershed Analysis of Fishwick Brook in Berwick, Nova Scotia, During a Drought
|Nelson, Alanna M.
|A Survey of Fecal Coliform Levels and Related Water Quality Parameters in the Cornwallis River, Kings County, Nova Scotia
|Richards, Ngaio L.
|Layperson's Environmental Impact Assessment Design Considerations and Proposition for and EIA Addressing Coastal Erosion in Kings County
|Preliminary baseline data and analysis for the creation of a monitoring plan at the Morton Centre, Heckman's Island, Nova Scotia
|Sustainable communities, Holistic systems: review and recommendations regarding the policies, practices and future goals for Wolfville and Windsor, Nova Scotia
|MacLeod, D. Matthew
|A study of sediment redistribution and transport processes in a shallow hydroelectric reservoir
|A Quantitative Examination of the Structure and Species Composition of the Pine Barren Plant Assemblage in the Annapolis Valley of Nova Scotia
|An examination of the hydrological, geophysical, geological and geochemical properties of aquifers at the Morton Centre for environmental study, Lunenburg, NS
|A fungal air quality investigation of Huggins Science Hall and the direct effect of P. echinulatum spores on the A549 lung epithelial cell line
|P. Johnson Green, J. Green-Johnson
|Cook, Shannon Brooke
|An assessment of in-stream restorative structures on tertiary streams in the Annapolis Valley, Nova Scotia
|Environmental education: curriculum development for a first year environmental science course
|The development of a solid waste-resource management strategy for the office of accommodations and meal plans at Acadia University
|An assessment of the educational needs for office and classroom recycling at Acadia University
|The Pacific decadal oscillation and its effects on the climate in northwestern British Columbia and southeastern Alaska
|Barker (Smith), Melanie
|The characterization of debris flow landslides and the development of a geographic information system environmental hazards prediction model for Cheticamp River Valley, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia
|The effect of the Neodiprion abietis nuclear polyhedrosis virus (NeabNPV) on non-target invertebrates
|MacNeill, Dawn K. E.
|An assessment of human impacts on the impounded reach of the St. Croix River, Hants County, Nova Scotia
|Moody, Robynn Rebecca
|Self-organization and environmental management : the potential for Parks Canada
|An investigation of selection cutting as a viable alternative to clear-cutting practices in Nova Scotia's spruce and fir forests
|The effects of globalization on the ecological integrity of protected areas : Canada's national park system as a study focus
|Spring, Andrew James
|Quantifying greenhouse gas emissions from various methods of organic waste disposal
|The use of alien species invasion as an indicator of human disturbance in a terrestrial ecosystem
|A universe more alive: the challenge and promise of a paradigm shift in science from an experimental, intellectual, and social perspective
|A survey of fecal colloform levels and local management ability in the Cornwallis River, Nova Scotia
|Winter physical and chemical conditions in the Halfway River, Hants and Kings Counties, Nova Scotia
|A Comprehensive water audit of Acadia University: a baseline study for 1998/1999 to 2001/2002
|Sediment mobility and sand bar dynamics in the Shubenacadie River, Nova Scotia
|Strategic environmental assessment, a tool of sustainable development: The Morton Centre Model
|Physical evolution of Canoran Lake, Nova Scotia: Focus on lake sediment dynamics
|Renewable energy framework and feasibility study for the Morton Centre
|Belliveau, Karissa D.
|The sensitivity of shallow marine environments to physical and meteorological changes associated with climate change (pdf available
|Beveridge, Megan S.
|Effects of heavy metal treatment on Salix eriocephala, as determined by brightfield fluorescence and EDS microscopy, with implications for phytoremediation
|Heavy element uptake and translocation by Salix: potential as a phytoremediation agent
|Forest monitoring at the Morton Centre: introduction of on-site weather station and recommendations of important indicator variables
|A baseline water quality survey of the Canard, Habitant and Pereau rivers of Kings County, Nova Scotia
|Vidito, Lyndsay M.
|Scientists under pressure: does affiliation influence conclusions? A Chernobyl case study
|Beveridge, Julia C.E.
|Survey of plankton composition and abundance around the Scotian Shelf as a preliminary step in the establishment of marine protected areas
|Machold, Clea A.
|Food for thought: science communication and the public understanding of science: a case study
|Martin, Bryan G.
|A record of Holocene environmental change from the Pleasant River Fen Complex, southwest Nova Scotia
|Mudge, Joseph F.
|The roles of white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus) and porcupine (Erethizon dorsatum) populations within a human-dominated landscape
|Schaefer, Rebecca M.
|Gold and arsenic uptake in Eucalyptus Salmonophloia
|Environmental and immunological aspects of the malaria burden: the effects of climate change on Plasmodium species and intracellular fate of Plasmodium falciparum-infected Erythrocytes internalised by macrophages.
|The use of a university field station to develop collaborative research partnerships with local communities.
|Collaborative research in Nunavut: are we effectively integrating Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit and western science
|L. Lusby, C. Alexander
|Relationships between abundance and diversity of juvenile fish, and environmental quality and food resources in coastal bays of Nova Scotia.
|A comparative analysis of the principal forest management standards in use in Canada
|Environmental services in the Brazilian Amazon: ecology, development, and the role of science in land use policy.
|Arsenic, uranium and other key constituents in water from drilled wells: a study of local geochemistry and its effects on the residents of Grand Pre, Nova Scotia
|Smith, Tyler B.
|A compilation and interpretation of baseline water chemistry and quality, and benthic invertebrate taxa data from the Kesagami River and comparison to a similar northern boreal river system
|Biodiversity assessment of agricultural riparian areas of the upper Cornwallis River and tributaries
|The effect of ground litter in hayfields on Carabid beetle captures.
|A Holocene sedimentary record of variability in the Labrador Current.
|Nova Scotia's American marten: a study in the development and application of population survey techniques
|Quantifying the photo-oxidation of dissolved organic carbon by ultra-violet radiation in freshwater lakes: development of a whole-lake model (pdf available)
|Trends in atmospheric mercury deposition in North America (1997-2006): examining atmospheric chemistry and regulatory policy (pdf available)
|Ecosystem services in the Wolfville Watershed Nature Preserve: linking human well-being to nature in support of conservation (pdf available)
|Fisheries management under the sustainability paradigm: the role of science (pdf available)
|Development of a controlled analysis method for quantifying the relative mercury photo-volatilization potential for soils (pdf available)
|Ternary phase extraction for environmental solid samples (pdf available)
|Response of the shade-tolerant species, Acer saccharum and Myosotis sylvatica, versus the shade-intolerant species, Chenopodium album, to elevated carbon dioxide (pdf available)
|Avian and mammalian geophagy in the Peruvian Amazon (pdf available)
|Resource use and freedom of the commons: why a liberal arts education in ecological literacy is fundamental to the human prospect (pdf available)
|Mercury bioaccumulation in dragonflies (Odonata: Anisoptera) from Two Lakes in Kejimkujik National Park, Nova Scotia (pdf available)
|Assessing an ecosystem services approach to agricultural land management in Greenwich, Kings County, NS: connecting human well-being and the land (pdf available)
|The effects of water level fluctuations and sediment resuspension on water quality at Tupper Lake, Nova Scotia (pdf available)
|Using paleolimnological methods to track late Holocene environmental change at Long Lake, New Brunswick - Nova Scotia border region, Canada (pdf available)
|The effect of short-duration rainfall on the surface water quality of Thomas Brook, Kings County, Nova Scotia (pdf available)
|Bottom substrate and associated epibenthic biota of the FORCE Tidal Energy Test Site in Minas Passage, Bay of Fundy (pdf available)
|Shade intolerance in plants and response to elevated carbon dioxide (pdf available)
|The effect of fungal endophyte inoculation on physiological responses to drought in white spruce (pdf available)
|The effect of fungal endophytes on white spruce trees subject to various physiological stresses (pdf available)
|The impact of salt marsh restoration on mercury fate and biogeochemistry (pdf available)
|A paleolimnological record of anthropogenic impact on water quality in First Lake, Lower Sackville, Nova Scotia (pdf available)
|Examination of metals in gastropods to determine the potential for accumulation in the Border Marsh region (pdf available)
|Examining biotransport of trace elements by colonial seabirds to the Eastern Shore Islands Wildlife Management Area (pdf available)
|A multi-proxy comparative paleolimnological study of anthropogenic impact between First and Second Lake, Lower Sackville, Nova Scotia (pdf available)
|Passive acoustic monitoring of cetaceans at intertidal weirs in Minas Basin, Nova Scotia (pdf available)
|The freshwater fish community and brown trout movement patterns in Little River, Saint John, New Brunswick (pdf available)
|Characterization of natural organic matter and microorganisms within Fletchers Lake: a lake that discharges treated wastewater into a drinking water source (pdf available)
|A paleoenvironmental and paleogeographic reconstruction of the terminal Archaic-Woodland Boswell Site, Kingston, Nova Scotia (pdf available)
|Foliar endophytic diversity of Eastern Mountain Avens, Geum peckii Pursh (Rosaceae), from degraded and pristine habitats in Digby County, Nova Scotia Canada (pdf available)
|Effluent water quality and treatment options for a food processing facility (pdf available)
|Summer temporal changes in photoreducible mercury in the lakes of Kejimikujik National Park (pdf available)
|Investigations of ex situ strategies for the conservation of Geum peckii (Eastern Mountain Avens) (pdf available)
|J.C. Lopez, R. Browne
|Comparative genetic analysis of Crocanthemum canadense (L.) Michx. plants of known pedigree (chasmogamous- or cleistogamous- seeds) using amplified fragment length polymorphisms (pdf available)
|Seals in Western Hudson Bay: assessing proportions in natural and human harvests using genetic methods (pdf available)
|D. Stewart, S. Petersen (U Manitoba)
|Influences of water and sediment chemistry on mercury bioaccumulation in freshwater invertebrates from two lakes in Kejimkujik National Park, Nova Scotia
|N. O'Dricoll, K. Hillier
|The Species at Risk Act: a closer look at the protection of species in Canada
|Determination of Delia species as agricultural pests in commercial onion crops in Nova Scotia
|K. Hillier, S. Blatt
|Identifying fungal associations of the endangered plant Crocanthemum canadense (L.) Britt. (Cistaceae) in Nova Scotia
|A Walker, R Evans,
|Observing plant reactions from mimicing florivory from Mompha capella (Momphidae) larvae on populations of Crocanthemum canadense (L.) Britt. (Cistaceae)
|R Evans, A Walker,
|Effects of granite dust treatment on herbivory and volatile emissions of lilies (Lilium spp. L.)
|K Hillier, N Faraone
|Identification and characterization of matrix metalloproteinases in the epidermal mucus of Atlantic sturgeon
(Acipenser oxyrinchus oxyrinchus)
|Running on empty: determining the presence of feeding behaviour in anadromous alewife in Jolicure Lake, New Brunswick
|Mercury and other metals in sediment and invertebrates from the Hyla Park and surrounding wetland, Fredericton, New Brunswick
|M Grey, N O'Driscoll
|A paleolimnological assessment of the impacts of damming on an upland lake in Nova Scotia: focus on strontium as an indicator of alewife (Alosa pseudoharengus) migration
|M Mallory, I Spooner
|Mercury in gull (Larus argentatus) guano samples and changes over two summer seasons on Brier Island, Nova Scotia
|Locating old growth forests in the Annapolis Valley, Nova Scotia, with a review of forest management and legislation
|A Belliveau, D Duke
|Abundance of large raspberry aphid (Amphorophora agantha) and virus load (Rubus yellow net virus and raspberry leaf mottle virus) in raspberry plants in Annapolis Valley, Nova Scotia
|An analysis of how print media portrayed drinking water advisories in Indigenous communities in Canada between 2006-2020
|A Biro, A Cohen
|Examination of mercury and arsenic concentrations in spruce tree cores and soil samples from historical gold mine tailings sites in Nova Scotia
L Campbell (SMU)
|LiDAR-assisted mapping and environmental risk assessment of the Carboniferous rocks in the Cumberland sub-basin of Nova Scotia
|Mercury bioaccumulation in mussels in the Minas Basin: A comparison of soft tissues and shells as bioindicators