M Anne Naeth, PhD, PAg, PBiol, FSTLHE, FCSSS

Professor, Faculty of Agricultural, Life and Environmental Sci - Renewable Resources Dept
Director of Energy Systems, Vice-President Research Innovation - Signature Research Areas
Director, FES, Vice-President Research Innovation - Future Energy Systems
Director, Energy Systems Signature Area, Vice-President Research Innovation - Signature Research Areas

Contact

Professor, Faculty of Agricultural, Life and Environmental Sci - Renewable Resources Dept
Email
anaeth@ualberta.ca
Phone
(780) 492-9539

Director of Energy Systems, Vice-President Research Innovation - Signature Research Areas
Email
anaeth@ualberta.ca
Phone
(780) 492-9539
Address
855C General Services Building
9007 - 116 St NW
Edmonton AB
T6G 2H1

Director, FES, Vice-President Research Innovation - Future Energy Systems
Email
anaeth@ualberta.ca

Director, Energy Systems Signature Area, Vice-President Research Innovation - Signature Research Areas
Email
anaeth@ualberta.ca
Phone
(780) 492-9539

Overview

About

My research addresses reclamation of the complex soil-plant-water systems following disturbance.

Personal Website https://naethresearch.ualberta.ca/

Other Current Positions

Professional Affiliations

  • Professional Agrologist, Alberta Institute of Agrologists
  • Professional Biologist, Alberta Association of Professional Biologists
  • Fellow, Canadian Society of Soil Science
  • Fellow, Society for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education

Selected Awards

  • Alumni Honour Award, University of Alberta Alumni Association (2021)
  • Emerald Award for Land Reclamation International Graduate School, Emerald Foundation (2019)
  • University Cup, University of Alberta (2018)
  • Life Long Award, Graduate Students' Association, University of Alberta (2014)
  • Edward M Watkins Award for Land Reclamation International Graduate School, Canadian Land Reclamation Association (2013)
  • Mentors of the Millennium, Alberta Women’s Science Network (2006)
  • Teacher of the Year, Environmental and Conservation Sciences Student Club, University of Alberta (2006)
  • 10 Year Service Award, Alberta Environmental Appeals Board (2006)
  • Vargo Distinguished Teaching Chair, University of Alberta (2005-2017)
  • Teacher of the Year, Faculty of Agriculture, Forestry, and Home Economics (1999-2014)
  • Award of Excellence, University of Alberta Alumni Association (2005)
  • Award of Recognition, Canadian Land Reclamation Association (2003)
  • Killam Annual Professorship, University of Alberta (2001)
  • Distinguished Agrologist Award, Alberta Institute of Agrologists (2000)
  • Rutherford Award of Excellence for Undergraduate Teaching, University of Alberta (1999)
  • Environmental Sustainability Award, Alberta Agriculture, Food and Rural Development (1999)
  • 3M Teaching Fellowship for top 10 professors in Canada (1997)
  • Teaching Award, Faculty of Agriculture, Forestry and Home Economics (1995)
  • Teaching Award, National Association of College Teachers in Agriculture (1994)

Research


Research Area: Land Reclamation, Restoration Ecology, Soil Science, Plant Science, Contaminant Remediation


Specific Research Interests: Land reclamation; restoration ecology; revegetation; soil reconstruction (Anthroposols); accelerating soil-plant community development; plant species selection and establishment; impacts of non native species on native plant communities; bioengineering; native plants, their mycorrhizae and microbial communities; soil remediation, bioremediation and phytoremediation; soil amendments, particularly waste products such as compost, manure, sewage sludge and biosolids. 

Courses

REN R 595 - Advanced Land Reclamation

An examination of current topics in land reclamation, ecological restoration, revegetation and remediation of degraded lands. Prerequisite: consent of Instructor.


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Publications

Proposed classification for human modified soils in Canada: Anthropolsolic order

Author(s): M. Anne Naeth, Heather A. Archibald, Candace L. Nemirsky, Leonard A. Leskiw, J. Anthony Brierley, Michael D. Bock, A.J. VandenBygaart, and David S. Chanasyk
Publication Date: 6/1/2011
Publication: Canadian Journal of Soil Science
Volume: 92
Page Numbers: 7-18
DOI: 10.4141/CJSS2011-028