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Barbara Kishchuk

Forest Soil Research Scientist
National Capital Region

Science Policy Integration Branch
580 Booth Street
Ottawa, Ontario, K1A 0E4

Tel.: (613) 404-8368


  • Research on soil nutrient dynamics and sustainable site productivity
  • Research on forest management impacts on soils
  • Research on the sustainability of short rotation woody crops for biomass and bioenergy, with emphasis on soil fertility and soil carbon, in collaboration with the Canadian Wood Fibre Centre – FPInnovations (CWFC-FPI)
  • Part of CFS working group on the sustainability of intensive forest biomass removals
  • Soil nutrient and carbon research and monitoring in the Ecosystem Management Emulating Natural Disturbance (EMEND) Project
  • Adjunct Professor, Department of Renewable Resources, University of Alberta: Collaborative research and co-supervision of graduate students on soil process research at the EMEND Project


  • BSc Agriculture, 1986 (University of Saskatchewan)
  • MSc Soil Science, 1991 (McGill University)
  • PhD Forestry, 1998 (University of British Columbia)



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