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ARBRI Research Paper on Soil Remediation Options Published

Tue, 01/09/2018 - 01:00

Contaminated soil and groundwater are environmental hazards that pose a serious threat to human health. Hydrocarbon spills that often occur during oil and gas operations result in loss of soil quality and contamination of groundwater. This may reduce transport of water and air, inhibit microbial activity, and nutrient cycling. The objective of this paper is to introduce life cycle assessment (LCA) within the existing framework of phased environmental site assessments (ESAs) in the selection of soil remedial alternatives for oil and gas well site clean ups

Click here to read the study by Nana Amponsah and Junye Wang

New research into predicting sediment yield and transport dynamics of a cold climate region published

Mon, 01/08/2018 - 01:00

A new research paper by ARBRI Researcher Narayan Shrestha and Junye Wang has been published.  The paper highlights Climate Change impact analysis on erosion and sediment on the Athabasca River Basin, future climate data generated by three climate models, Region specific and land use type impacts of climate change, etc.

Please click this link to view the article.

Science Outreach Event January 11, 2018 – How the clean energy revolution is changing your future

Wed, 11/15/2017 - 01:00
Take a peek into our energy future with David Dodge, producer of 175 Green Energy Futures documentaries on the clean energy revolution and chair of Energy Efficiency Alberta. The pace of innovation in the clean energy sector, the building industry and with electric vehicles will dramatically affect the way we live, how we get around and how we work in the future. These changes are occurring globally faster than anyone expected. David will share what he’s learned from researching inspiring technologies, projects and entrepreneurs across Canada.   Free event! Door prizes!

 

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