David S Chanasyk

Professor Emeritus, Faculty of Agricultural, Life and Environmental Sci - Renewable Resources Dept

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Professor Emeritus, Faculty of Agricultural, Life and Environmental Sci - Renewable Resources Dept
Email
chanasyk@ualberta.ca
Address
751 General Services Building
9007 - 116 St NW
Edmonton AB
T6G 2H1

Overview

About

Major Responsibilities/Research Interests: Soil water, hydrology, snowmelt, runoff and erosion, soil compaction, land reclamation and water quality.

Awards

  • 2006 - Professional Recognition Award,Alberta Institute of Agrologists (AIA). This is awarded to a member of the Institute who has rendered special service or made a significant contribution to the betterment of the Institute.
  • 2002 and 2004 - A Faculty Teacher of the Year, University of Alberta.
  • 2004 - Faculty Teaching Award
  • 2003 - NACTA Teaching Award, University of Alberta.
  • 2001 - AIC Fellowship, Agricultural Institute of Canada (AIC). AIC's highest honor, the title of Fellow of the Agricultural Institute of Canada is granted to members of AIC' for professional distinction worthy of national recognition. Fellowships are granted to persons of integrity with noteworthy accomplishments in various areas of Canadian agriculture including scientific achievement, scholarship, leadership, breadth of knowledge and experience.
  • 2000 - CSSS Fellowship, Canadian Society of Soil Science (CSSS). This is awarded to CSSS members with a distinguished record of accomplishment in Soil Science and service to the Society.
  • 1998-1999 - Killam Annual Professorship, University of Alberta. This award is based on scholarly activities such as teaching, research, publications, creative activities, presented papers, supervision to graduate students and courses taught, as well as service to the community beyond the university.
  • 1997 - The Jim Beamish Award, Canadian Society of Agricultural Engineering (CSAE). This award is given to a Canadian Society of Agricultural Engineering member who has produced outstanding work in teaching, research, extension or industry in the area of soil and water. The Jim Beamish Award, 1997, Canadian Society of Agricultural Engineering (CSAE). This award is given to a Canadian Society of Agricultural Engineering member who has produced outstanding work in teaching, research, extension or industry in the area of soil and water. The Jim Beamish Award, Canadian Society of Agricultural Engineering (CSAE). This award is given to a Canadian Society of Agricultural Engineering member who has produced outstanding work in teaching, research, extension or industry in the area of soil and water.
  • 1996 - Distinguished Agrologist Award, Alberta Institute of Agrologists (AIA). The Distinguished Agrologist" Award is presented to a member of the Institute for professional distinction associated with an outstanding accomplishment in Agriculture, which is recognized provincially or regionally within the Province of Alberta.

Publications

Influence of biosolids and fertilizer amendments on element concentrations and revegetation of copper mine tailings
Author(s): Gardner, WC, MA Naeth, K Broersma, DS Chanasyk and AM Jobson
Publication Date: 2012
Publication: Canadian Journal of Soil Science
Volume: 92
Issue: 1
Page Numbers: 89-102

Proposed classification for human modified soils in Canada: anthroposolic order
Author(s): Naeth, MA, HA Archibald, CL Nemirsky, LA Leskiw, JA Brierley, MD Bock, AJ VandenBygaart and DS Chanasyk
Publication Date: 2012
Publication: Canadian Journal of Soil Science
Volume: 92
Issue: 1
Page Numbers: 7-18

Environmental quality of Lower Little Bow River and riparian zone along an unfenced reach with off-stream watering
Author(s): Miller, J., D. Chanasyk, T. Curtis, T. Entz and W. Willms
Publication Date: 2011
Publication: Agricultural Water Management
Volume: 98
Issue: 10
Page Numbers: 1505-1515

Phosphogypsum capping depth affects revegetation and hydrology in Western Canada
Author(s): Jackson, M.E., M.A. Naeth, D.S. Chanasyk, and C.K. Nichol
Publication Date: 2011
Publication: Journal of Environmental Quality
Volume: 40
Issue: 4
Page Numbers: 1122-1129

Phosphorus and nitrogen in runoff after phosphorus- or nitrogen-based manure applications
Author(s): Miller, J.J. D.S. Chanasyk, T.W. Curtis and B.M. Olson
Publication Date: 2011
Publication: Journal of Environmental Quality
Volume: 40
Issue: 3
Page Numbers: 949-958

Two-way calibration-validation of SWAT model for a small prairie watershed with short observed record
Author(s): Rahbeh, M, D. Chanasyk and J. Miller
Publication Date: 2011
Publication: Canadian Water Resources Journal
Volume: 36
Issue: 3
Page Numbers: 247-270

Vegetation and soil water interactions on a tailings sand storage facility in the Athabasca oil sands region of Alberta Canada
Author(s): Naeth, M.A., D.S. Chanasyk and T.D. Burgers
Publication Date: 2011
Publication: Physics and Chemistry of the Earth
Volume: 36
Page Numbers: 19-30

Assessment of a reclamation cover system for phosphogypsum stacks in central Alberta, Canada
Author(s): Hallin, I.L., M.A. Naeth, D.S. Chanasyk and C.K. Nichol
Publication Date: 2010
Publication: J. Environ. Qual.
Volume: 39
Issue: 6
Page Numbers: 2160-2169

Influence of biosolids and fertilizer amendments on physical, chemical and microbiological properties of copper mine tailings
Author(s): Gardner, W.C., K. Broersma, A. Naeth, D. Chanasyk and A. Jobson
Publication Date: 2010
Publication: Can. J. Soil Sci.
Volume: 90
Page Numbers: 571-583

Influence of streambank fencing on the environmental quality of cattle-excluded pastures
Author(s): Miller, J.J., D.S. Chanasyk, T. Curtis and W.D. Willms
Publication Date: 2010
Publication: J. Environ. Qual.
Volume: 39
Page Numbers: 991-1000

Nitrogen availability form peat amendments used in boreal oil sands reclamation
Author(s): Hemstock, S.S., S.A. Quideau and D.S. Chanasyk
Publication Date: 2010
Publication: Can. J. Soil Sci.
Volume: 90
Page Numbers: 165-175

Soil characteristics in relation to groundwater for selected Dark Brown Chernozems in southern Alberta
Author(s): Miller, J.J. and D.S. Chanasyk
Publication Date: 2010
Publication: Can. J. Soil Sci.
Volume: 90
Page Numbers: 597-610

Soil test phosphorus and nitrate adjacent to artificial and natural cattle watering sites in southern Alberta
Author(s): Miller, J.J., T.W. Curtis, E. Bremer, D.S. Chanasyk and W.D. Willms
Publication Date: 2010
Publication: Can. J. Soil Sci.
Volume: 90
Issue: 3
Page Numbers: 331-340

Effluent effects on the nutrient concentrations and growth of reed canarygrass (Phalaris arundinacea L.) and hybrid poplar (Populus deltoides × P. Petrowskyana L.)
Author(s): Patterson, S.J., D.S. Chanasyk, M.A. Naeth and E. Mapfumo
Publication Date: 2009
Publication: Can. J. Soil Sci.
Volume: 89
Issue: 2
Page Numbers: 223-234

Growth of winter wheat irrigated with diluted kraft pulp mill effluent on soils amended with gypsum and wood ash
Author(s): Patterson, S.J., D.S. Chanasyk and V.S. Baron
Publication Date: 2009
Publication: Can. J. Soil Sci.
Volume: 89
Issue: 5
Page Numbers: 657-670

Influence of streambank fencing with a cattle crossing on riparian health and water quality of the Lower Little Bow River in Southern Alberta, Canada
Author(s): Miller, J.J., D. Chanasyk, T. Curtis, T. Entz and W. Willms
Publication Date: 2009
Publication: Agricultural Water Management
Volume: 97
Issue: 9
Page Numbers: 247-258

Effect of municipal and pulp mill effluents on the chemical properties and nutrient status of a coarse textured Brunisol in a growth chamber
Author(s): Patterson, SJ, DS Chanasyk, MA Naeth, and E. Mapfumo
Publication Date: 2008
Publication: Can. J. Soil Sci.
Volume: 88
Issue: 3
Page Numbers: 429-441

Effects of diluted Kraft pulp mill effluent on hybrid poplar and soil chemical properties
Author(s): Patterson, SJ, DS Chanasyk, MA Naeth, and E. Mapfumo
Publication Date: 2008
Publication: Irrig. Sci.
Volume: 26
Issue: 6
Page Numbers: 547-560

Environmental and economic evaluation of cow-calf wintering site runoff control as a best management practice to improve surface water quality
Author(s): Wuite, James J, David S Chanasyk, and Muhammad A Akbar
Publication Date: 2008
Publication: Water Qual. Res. J. Canada
Volume: 42
Issue: 4
Page Numbers: 24-251

Short-term nitrogen leaching potential of fresh and composted beef cattle manure applied to disturbed soil cores
Author(s): Miller, JJ, BW Beasley, DS Chanasyk, FJ Larney, and BM Olson
Publication Date: 2008
Publication: Compost Science and Utilization
Volume: 16
Issue: 1
Page Numbers: 12-19

Variability of vertical bromide redistribution within a hummocky landscape
Author(s): Thibodeau, J, DS Chanasyk, and LG Fuller
Publication Date: 2008
Publication: Can. J. Soil Sci.
Volume: 88
Page Numbers: 349-363

Phosphorus losses in simulated rainfall runoff from manured soils of Alberta
Author(s): Volf, C.A., G.R. Ontkean, D.R. Bennett, D.S. Chanasyk, and J.J. Miller
Publication Date: 2007
Publication: J. Environ. Qual.
Volume: 36
Page Numbers: 730-741

Soil water regimes of annual and perennial forages during drought years in the Aspen Parkland ecoregion of Alberta
Author(s): Bradshaw, D.L., D.S. Chanasyk, V.S. Baron, and M.A. Naeth
Publication Date: 2007
Publication: Can. J. Soil Sci.
Volume: 87
Page Numbers: 523-533

Bedding and within-pen effects on feedlot pen runoff quality using a rainfall simulator
Author(s): Miller, J.J., E.C.S. Olson, D.S. Chanasyk, B.W. Beasley, L.J. Yanke, F.J. Larney, T.A. McAllister, B.M. Olson and L.B. Selinger
Publication Date: 2006
Publication: J. Environ. Qual.
Volume: 35
Issue: 2
Page Numbers: 505-515

Effects of bedding type and within-pen location on feedlot runoff
Author(s): Olson, E.C.S., D.S. Chanasyk and J.J. Miller
Publication Date: 2006
Publication: Trans. ASAE
Volume: 49
Issue: 4
Page Numbers: 905-914

Estimating actual evapotranspiration using water budget and soil water reduction methods
Author(s): Chanasyk, D.S., E. Mapfumo and C.L.A. Chaikowsky
Publication Date: 2006
Publication: Can. J. Soil Sci.
Volume: 86
Issue: 4
Page Numbers: 757-766

Grazing effects on snow accumulation on rough fescue grasslands
Author(s): Willms, W.D. and D.S. Chanasyk
Publication Date: 2006
Publication: Rangeland Ecol. Manage.
Volume: 59
Issue: 4
Page Numbers: 400-405.

Landscape control of water chemistry in northern boreal streams of Alberta
Author(s): McEachern, P., E.E. Prepas and D.S. Chanasyk
Publication Date: 2006
Publication: J. Hydrol.
Volume: 323
Issue: 1-4
Page Numbers: 303-324

Phosphorus and nitrogen in rainfall simulation runoff after fresh and composted beef cattle manure application
Author(s): Miller, J.J., E.C.S. Olson, D.S. Chanasyk, B.W. Beasley, F.J. Larney and B.M. Olson
Publication Date: 2006
Publication: J. Environ. Qual.
Volume: 35
Issue: 4
Page Numbers: 1279-1290

Quantification and simulation of grazing impacts on soil water in boreal grasslands
Author(s): Donkor, N.T., R.J. Hudson, E.W. Bork, D.S. Chanasyk and M.A. Naeth
Publication Date: 2006
Publication: J. Agron. Crop Sci.
Volume: 192
Issue: 3
Page Numbers: 192-200

Simulation of soil water content on a small reclaimed watershed in northern Alberta using the Root Zone Water Quality Model (RZWQM)
Author(s): Mapfumo, E., D.S. Chanasyk and C.L.A. Chaikowsky
Publication Date: 2006
Publication: Can. J. Soil Sci.
Volume: 86
Issue: 4
Page Numbers: 675-690

Stochastic simulation of soil water status on reclaimed land in northern Alberta
Author(s): Mapfumo, E., D.S. Chanasyk and C.L.A. Chaikowsky
Publication Date: 2006
Publication: J. Spat. Hydrol.
Volume: 6
Issue: 1
Page Numbers: 52-63

Effect of forest harvest on soil temperature and water storage and movement patterns on Boreal Plain hillslopes
Author(s): Whitson, I.R., D.S. Chanasyk and E.E. Prepas
Publication Date: 2005
Publication: Journal of Environmental Engineering and Science
Volume: 4
Page Numbers: 429-439

Effects of fresh versus composted manure on hydrologic response from cropland
Author(s): Olson, E.C.S., D.S. Chanasyk and J.J. Miller
Publication Date: 2005
Publication: Transactions American Society of Agricultural Engineers
Volume: 48
Issue: 6
Page Numbers: 2163-2168

Snowmelt and growing season phosphorus flux in an agricultural watershed in south-central Alberta, Canada
Author(s): Ontkean, G.R., D.S. Chanasyk and R.D. Bennett
Publication Date: 2005
Publication: Water Quality Research Journal of Canada
Volume: 40
Issue: 4
Page Numbers: 402-417

Patterns of water movement on a logged Gray Luvisolic hillslope during the snowmelt period
Author(s): Whitson, IR, DS Chanasyk and EE Prepas
Publication Date: 2004
Publication: Can J Soil Sci.
Volume: 84
Page Numbers: 71-82

Quantity and quality of runoff from a beef cattle feedlot in southern Alberta
Author(s): Miller, JJ, BP Handerek, BW Beasley, ECS Olson, LJ Yanke, FJ Larney, TA McAllister, BM Olson, LB Salinger, DS Chanasyk and P Hasselback
Publication Date: 2004
Publication: J. Envir. Qual.
Volume: 33
Page Numbers: 1088-1097

Quantification and simulation of surface runoff from fescue grassland watersheds
Author(s): Chanasyk, DS; Mapfumo, E; Willms, WD
Publication Date: 2003
Publication: Agricultural Water Management
Volume: 59
Page Numbers: 137-153

The impacts of forest harvest and wildfire on soils and hydrology in temperate forests: A baseline to develop hypotheses for the Boreal Plain
Author(s): Chanasyk, DS; Whitson, IR; Mapfumo, E; Burke, JM; Prepas, EE
Publication Date: 2003
Publication: J Environ Eng Sci
Volume: 2
Page Numbers: S51-S62