Media Coverage

  • Featured in Canadian Geographic, Dec. 2012 issue, North by Nature, an article about Arctic research. see story here
  • Short “Frostbyte” video produced for the International Polar Year conference in Montreal in April 2012 describing some of my research.



  • CBC Northbeat, May 2, 2011. I was interviewed on CBC Television’s supper hour newscast focused on Canada’s Arctic region and broadcast to Canada’s three territories.
  • CBC Radio North, April 2011. I was interviewed on CBC radio to discuss mercury contamination in Canada’s north.


News stories related to the publication of my research in the journal Nature Geoscience:

Science Daily, April 27, 2011

Edmonton Journal, May 1, 2011

Canadian Chemical News, July/August 2011 issue (see p.8)

University of Alberta’s Express News, April 27, 2011

European Commission’s Science for Environmental Policy, September 1, 2011


External links and resources:

ELA - information about one of the world’s premier research facility

Association of Polar Early Career Scientists (APECS) - join the network and meet other up and coming scientists

Arctic Portal - a comprehensive gateway to the Arctic on the internet providing access to maps, publications, media archives and anything else related to the Arctic 

ArcticNet - a Network of Centres of Excellence of Canada focused on studying the impacts of climate change in the coastal Canadian Arctic 

Arctic Research Mapping Application - interactive mapping application for field-based scientific research in the Arctic

The W. Garfield Weston Foundation - “helping charitable organizations to make a difference and enhance the quality of life for all Canadians”

Polar Data Catalog - database of metadata that describes, indexes and provides access to diverse datasets generated by Arctic and Antarctic researchers