Brad Hill

Environmental Scientist - Project Lead for the Niagara River and St. Lawrence River Water Quality Monitoring Programs

Current research and/or projects

Contributing to Environment Canada’s mandate to ensure that water is clean, safe and secure

  • National status (surveillance) and trends (monitoring) of chemicals of concern in aquatic ecosystems - spatial and temporal
  • Status and trends of priority threats in the aquatic environment
  • Research on emerging organic and inorganic contaminants

Professional activities / interests

Member of the Niagara River Monitoring Committee

Member of the Niagara River Remedial Action Program Science Committee

Burlington Lead for the Environment Canada Action Network (ECAN)

Education and awards

B.Sc. Physical Geography, Wilfred Laurier University

M.Sc. Environmental Studies, Wilfred Laurier University

Key publications

Data Interpretation Group (B. Hill & P. Klawunn - primary authors). 2008. Niagara River Upstream/Downstream Monitoring Program Report: 2001-2002 to 2004-2005. A joint publication of New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, Environment Canada, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, and Ontario Ministry of the Environment.

Sverko, E., G.T. Tomy, C.H. Marvin, D. Zaruk, E. Reiner, P.A. Helm, B. Hill and B.E. McCarry. 2008. Dechlorane Plus Levels in Sediment of the Lower Great Lakes. Environ. Sci. Technol. 42:361-366.