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Current Team


Owen A. Sherwood, PhD

Professor, Laboratory Director



Chelsea R. Fougère, BSc & Adv Dip GIS

Laboratory Manager

Chelsea has a BSc with Honours in Environmental Science (Biology) from St. Francis Xavier University (2013) and an Advanced Diploma with Honours in GIS from the NSCC Centre of Geographic Sciences (2015). She worked for three years as a database administrator, GIS technician and data modeller with the Flux Lab, before joining our team in early 2019. 


Shaomin Chen

PhD Candidate

PhD student, working on developing a new CSIA-AA based biomarkers for primary productivity in the Arctic.


Kim Taylor

MSc Candidate

Kim hails from Toronto, ON and completed her BSc in Earth Science and Aquatic Resources at St. Francis Xavier University while playing on the varsity basketball team. She is now working on her MSc from St.FX in Earth Science and is a visiting graduate student at Dalhousie working with Owen, her co-supervisor. Kim is involved in the Gas Seepage Project (GaSP), working on a province wide study to assess groundwater methane occurrence in proximity to legacy coal sites.

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Blake Tibert

Chemical Engineering Co-op Student

Blake Tibert is a proud Nova Scotia local. He is currently studying Chemical Engineering at Dalhousie University and is scheduled to complete his degree by 2021. He feels very fortunate to be a part of our lab group as part of his Co-op placement, and feels that the team is knowledgeable and a pleasure to work with.

Past Team Members

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Hanna Schaefer

Undergraduate Student

Dal 1styear DISP student working on the occurrence of groundwater methane in the Wattenberg Field of Colorado.

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Bay Berry

Undergraduate Student

Earth Sci undergrad, volunteered with the lab to collect samples of mussels from around coastal Nova Scotia for a project on coastal isoscapes.

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Colin McKenzie

Undergraduate Student

Dal Earth Sciences graduate, conducted field sampling and data management for the GASP project. Now with  ______?  (somewhere in Alberta; need to contact him to find out).

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