UBC Faculty

Dr. Ken Ashley

Rivers Institute, BCIT; Adjunct professor: UBC Civil Engineering

Ecological restoration; Aquatic ecosystems; Civil engineering

Dr. Shannon Berch

BC Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations, Victoria, BC; Adjunct professor: UBC Applied Biology and Botany

Soil biology; Forest biomass sustainability; Non-timber forest products; Soil conservation; Mycorrhizas; Truffle cultivation

Dr. T. Andrew Black

Professor, Biometeorology

Energy and water balance of forests; Plant-water relations; Terrestrial–atmosphere CO2 exchange

phone: 604–822–2730
email: andrew.black@ubc.ca

Dr. Art Bomke

Professor Emeritus, Sustainable Soil Management; P.Ag

Agroecology; Soil science; Community engagement

Dr. Sandra Brown

Lecturer, Soil Science and Land, Water & Communities

Assessing water allocation in Latin America; Role of soils in the terrestrial hydrological cycle; Characterization of soil–water properties of Andean soils.

phone: 604–822–5965
email: sandra.brown@ubc.ca

Dr. Sietan Chieng

Professor Emeritus, Civil Engineering

Irrigation and drainage in food and fibre production

Dr. Sue Grayston

Professor, Forest Sciences, Below Ground Ecology

Microbial diversity and function in soils; Plant-microbe interactions, Rhizodeposition

email: sue.grayston@ubc.ca

Dr. Maja Krzic

Associate Professor, Soil Science and Applied Biology; P.Ag

Soil quality; Application of information technology in soil science education; Soil compaction in rangelands

email: maja.krzic@ubc.ca

Dr. Les Lavkulich

Professor Emeritus, Soil Science and Resource Management & Environmental Studies; P.Ag

Application of science to human welfare and policy development; Land-use dynamics and the rural-urban landscape; Soil chemistry and mineralogy

email: lml@mail.ubc.ca

Dr. Paul Mitchell-Banks

Central Coast Consulting, Port Moody, BC; Adjunct Professor: UBC MLWS program

Public and Aboriginal consultation and engagement; Socioeconomics; Resource and wilderness management and planning; Land and water use

Dr. Kent Mullinix

Institute for Sustainable Food Systems, Kwantlen Polytechnic University, Richmond, BC; Adjunct Professor: UBC MLWS program

Sustainable agriculture and food systems; Integrated pest management

phone: 604–559–3260
email: kent.mullinix@kwantlen.ca

Dr. Hans Schreier

Professor Emeritus, Resource Management & Environmental Studies and Soil Science

Integrated watershed management; Land-water interactions; Non-point source pollution and cumulative effects

email: hans.schreier@ubc.ca

Dr. Sean Smukler

Assistant Professor, Integrated Studies in Land & Food Systems and Soil Science and Applied Biology

Agricultural landscape ecology; Biodiversity; Ecosystem services; Sustainable development

phone: 604–822–2795
email: sean.smukler@ubc.ca

Ms. Julie Wilson

Lecturer and Academic Coordinator, MLWS Program; P.Ag

Communications for natural resource professionals, urban watershed management, watershed cumulative effects assessment