Research Presentations


Canadian Soil Science Society, Edmonton, Plenary Lecture, May 24, 2022
A video presentation (beginning at 14:00 minutes) of Soil: the key to understanding trace elements in air, water, and plants, from source assessment to ecological significance


Keyano College Conference, Climate Change, March 26, 2022
Peat bog archives of decades, centuries, and millennia of environmental change: Examples from the Lower Athabasca River watershed


Presentation to Tiny Township Council, April 7, 2021
Understanding the groundwaters of Huronia: An integrated, scientific approach with policy and societal impacts (Presentation begins at 1:11:15)


Presentation to Simcoe County Environmental Youth Alliance, February 19, 2021

The cleanest water on Earth


Royal Society of Canada, new Fellow, February 11, 2019
William Shotyk and the SWAMP laboratory


May 12, 2018
My Last Lecture: The Ecological Restoration of a small farm property near Elmvale, Ontario

The video presentation can be found here


Energy and Environment Symposium. The Symposium is part of the 101st Canadian Society of Chemistry Conference held in Edmonton, Alberta from May 27 to 31, 2018

COSIA's Performance Update and Online Conference, March 2018


Department of Renewable Resources, University of Alberta
The cleanest water on Earth: How to sample and test the pure spring water from the Elmvale Groundwater Observatory. (departmental seminar)


Alberta Institute of Agrologists Annual Conference, Plenary Lecture, April 3-5, 2012
There Must Be Something in the Water: Natural Variations and Human Impacts on Water Quality in Alberta


Part 1

Part 2


Alberta Soil Science Society Workshop, Plenary Lecture, February 14-16, 2012
Monitoring soil water quality using trace elements: comparison of results from the Elmvale Groundwater Observatory with data from monitoring well


C.F. Bentley Lecture in Sustainable Agriculture, Faculty of Agricultural, Life, and Environmental Sciences, University of Alberta, October 13, 2011
Soil and Water: Key to Our Survival


Site 41 Symposium - The beginning of the end for landfills?