Miles Dyck, PhD, PAg

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


Professor, Faculty of Agricultural, Life and Environmental Sci - Renewable Resources Dept
(780) 492-2886
338A Earth Sciences Building
11223 Saskatchewan Drive NW
Edmonton AB
T6G 2E3




  • Outstanding Reviewer Award - Vadose Zone Journal, and Canadian Journal of Soil Science (2020)
  • NACTA Educator Award (2019)
  • ASTech Award for Innovation in Agricultural Science, Alberta Science and Technology Leadership Foundation. Awarded to the Breton Plots Management Team (2015).
  • ALES Teacher of the Year award, Faculty of Agricultural, Life & Environmental Sciences (2011/2012)

Committee Involvement

Professional Affiliations


Research Area

Long-term agroecological experiments, soil fertility, transport processes; transport of mass and energy in managed and reconstructed ecosystems.

Dr Dyck is a participant in the Land Reclamation International Graduate School (LRIGS) program sponsored by NSERC CREATE.


ENCS 299 - Special Topics in Field Skills and Their Application in the Environmental and Conservation Sciences

Focuses on specialized field skills, their application, and integration in different sub-disciplines of the environmental and conservation sciences. The course involves off-campus field experiences. A student is required to select a topic related to their major, but may take additional sections as part of their electives. Pre- or corequisite: REN R 290.

Browse more courses taught by Miles Dyck


A review and evaluation of 39 thermal conductivity models for frozen soils

Author(s): Hailong He, Gerald N. Flerchinger, Yuki Kojima, Miles Dyck, Jialong Lv
Publication Date: 1/15/2021
Publication: Geoderma
Volume: 382
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Long-term rotation impacts soil total macronutrient levels and wheat response to applied nitrogen, phosphorus, potassium, sulfur in a Luvisolic soil

Author(s): Miles Dyck and Dick Puurveen
Publication Date: 3/1/2020
Publication: Canadian Journal of Soil Science
Volume: 100
Page Numbers: 430-439
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Bound Water, Phase Configuration, and Dielectric Damping Effects on TDR-Measured Apparent Permittivity

Author(s): Miles Dyck, Teruhito Miyamoto, Yukiyoshi Iwata, Koji Kameyama
Publication Date: 9/26/2019
Publication: Vadose Zone Journal
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