Principaux champs de recherche
Projets de recherche récents
2016/17 • $25,000 • PI
The objective of this research project is provide poultry farmers with a cost effective and efficient method to compost their mortalities on farm with reduced odours levels emitted. A compost mixer has been developed to decrease the primary phase of composting time from approximately 3 months to...
2010/11-2013/14 • $117,500 • PI,CO
The agriculture sector is a source of particulate matter, ammonia and greenhouse gases, such as methane and nitrous oxide, that get emitted into the atmosphere and contribute to poor air quality and climate change. The poultry sector is taking a proactive approach to their environmental...
2010/11-2012/13 • $72,480 • PI
Mercury is ubiquitous in the global environment, including sensitive receptors such as the Canadian Arctic, and is of concern due to its toxicity, persistence and ability to bio-accumulate and bio-magnify in various food chains. While some mercury is released into the environment through natural...