Dr. Andrew VanderZaag

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Chercheur

Scientifique à la Ferme expérimentale centrale, à Ottawa (Ontario). Je dirige et collabore à des projets de recherche portant sur :

  • les émissions de méthane et le biogaz;
  • les émissions d’oxyde de diazote;
  • l’efficacité de l’utilisation de l’eau;
  • le traitement décentralisé des eaux usées;
  • l’agrométéorologie;
  • la durabilité de l’agriculture.

Recherche et / ou projets en cours

  • Comprendre les émissions de méthane découlant de l’entreposage du fumier liquide au Canada (fonds internes d’AAC).
  • Efficacité de l’utilisation de l’eau par les exploitations laitières (AAC et Fédération canadienne des producteurs de lait).
  • Aspects environnementaux du biogaz (AAC et fonds sectoriels).
  • Efficience environnementale des systèmes de cultures pour la production laitière (collaborateur).
  • Émissions d’ammoniac découlant de la gestion du fumier (collaborateur).
  • Flux de carbone et d’eau des systèmes de cultures (collaborateur).
  • Émissions d’oxyde de diazote durant le dégel printanier.

Prix et études

  • Doctorat, génie biologique (Dalhousie, 2009)
  • Baccalauréat ès sciences, Sciences environnementales (Guelph, 2003)

Expérience et / ou de travail international

Émissions de gaz à effet de serre au Cameroun

Principales publications

  1. Ward Smith, Brian Grant, Ray Desjardins, Andrew VanderZaag, Craig Drury, Claudia Wagner-Riddle, Elizabeth Pattey, Budong Qian, Mervin St. Luce, Brian McConkey, Wentian He, Rong Jiang. 2021. Canada DNDC, a full farm agroecosystem model for identifying sustainable and resilient agricultural management. Workshop on Soil Carbon and Greenhouse Gas Emission Mitigation Modeling in Agriculture. AAFC, Agricultural Climate Solutions. Nov. 3-4, 2021.

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  2. Smith, W., Grant, B., Qi, Z., He, W., Qian, B., Jing, Q., VanderZaag, A., Drury, C.F., St. Luce, M., Wagner-Riddle, C. (2020). Towards an improved methodology for modelling climate change impacts on cropping systems in cool climates. Science of the Total Environment, [online] 728 http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2020.138845

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  3. Smith, W., B. Grant, Z. Qi, W. He, B. Qian, Q. Jing, A. VanderZaag, C.F. Drury, M. St Luce, and Claudia Wagner-Riddlee. Towards an improved methodology for modelling climate change impacts on cropping systems. The 54th Congress of the Canadian Meteorological and Oceanographic Society (CMOS), Virtual session, May 27, 2020.

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  4. He, W., Dutta, B., Grant, B.B., Chantigny, M.H., Hunt, D., Bittman, S., Tenuta, M., Worth, D., VanderZaag, A., Desjardins, R.L., Smith, W.N. (2020). Assessing the effects of manure application rate and timing on nitrous oxide emissions from managed grasslands under contrasting climate in Canada. Science of the Total Environment, [online] 716 http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2019.135374

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  5. Smith, W., Grant, B., Qi, Z., He, W., VanderZaag, A., Drury, C.F., Helmers, M. (2020). Development of the DNDC model to improve soil hydrology and incorporate mechanistic tile drainage: A comparative analysis with RZWQM2. Environmental Modelling and Software, [online] 123 http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.envsoft.2019.104577

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  6. Libby, M.D., Vander Zaag, A.C., Gregorich, E.G., Wagner-Riddle, C. (2020). An improved laboratory method shows that freezing intensity increases n2o emissions. Canadian Journal of Soil Science, [online] 100(2), 136-149. http://dx.doi.org/10.1139/cjss-2019-0073

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  7. He, W., Grant, B.B., Smith, W.N., VanderZaag, A.C., Piquette, S., Qian, B., Jing, Q., Rennie, T.J., Bélanger, G., Jégo, G., Deen, B. (2019). Assessing alfalfa production under historical and future climate in eastern Canada: DNDC model development and application. Environmental Modelling and Software, [online] 122 http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.envsoft.2019.104540

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  8. Jayasundara, S., Worden, D., Weersink, A., Wright, T., VanderZaag, A., Gordon, R., Wagner-Riddle, C. (2019). Improving farm profitability also reduces the carbon footprint of milk production in intensive dairy production systems. Journal of Cleaner Production, [online] 229 1018-1028. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2019.04.013

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  9. Smith, W., Z. Qi, B. Grant, W. He, A. VanderZaag, C. Drury, C. Tan, M. and Helmers. Towards improving the DNDC model for simulating soil hydrology and tile drainage. 2019 ASABE Annual International Meet, Boston, Massachusetts, July 7–10, 2019. DOI:https://doi.org/10.13031/aim.20

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  10. Baldé, H., Zaag, A.V., Smith, W., Desjardins, R.L. (2019). Ammonia Emissions Measured Using Two Different GasFinder Open-Path Lasers. Atmosphere, [online] 10(5), http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/atmos10050261

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  11. Smith, W., B. Grant, W. He, Z. Qi, A. VanderZaag, Kamaljit Banger, Craig Drury, and Claudia Wagner-Riddle. Modelling approach for identifying management practices that reduce GHG emissions from cropping systems in Canada. Proceedings of the workshop on “Climate change, reactive nitrogen, food security and sustainable agriculture”, Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany, 15-16 April, 2019. https://mopga.imk-ifu.kit.edu/workshop-presentations

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  12. Ngwabie, N.M., Wirlen, Y.L., Yinda, G.S., VanderZaag, A.C. (2019). Quantifying greenhouse gas emissions from municipal solid waste dumpsites in Cameroon. Waste Management, [online] 87 947-953. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.wasman.2018.02.048

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  13. Smith, W., Grant, B., Qi, Z., He, W., VanderZaag, A., Drury, C.F., Vergè, X., Balde, H., Gordon, R., Helmers, M.J. (2019). Assessing the impacts of climate variability on fertilizer management decisions for reducing nitrogen losses from corn silage production. Journal of Environmental Quality, [online] 48(4), 1006-1015. http://dx.doi.org/10.2134/jeq2018.12.0433

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  14. Smith, W., Qi, Z., Grant, B., VanderZaag, A., Desjardins, R. (2019). Comparing hydrological frameworks for simulating crop biomass, water and nitrogen dynamics in a tile drained soybean-corn system: Cascade vs computational approach. Journal of Hydrology X, [online] 2 http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.hydroa.2018.100015

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  15. Sokolov, V., VanderZaag, A., Habtewold, J., Dunfield, K., Wagner-Riddle, C., Venkiteswaran, J.J., Gordon, R. (2019). Greenhouse gas mitigation through dairy manure acidification, 48(5), 1435-1443. http://dx.doi.org/10.2134/jeq2018.10.0355

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  16. Taki, R., Wagner-Riddle, C., Parkin, G., Gordon, R., VanderZaag, A. (2019). Comparison of two gap-filling techniques for nitrous oxide fluxes from agricultural soil. Canadian Journal of Soil Science, [online] 99(1), 12-24. http://dx.doi.org/10.1139/cjss-2018-0041

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  17. He, W., Smith, W.N., Grant, B.B., VanderZaag, A.C., Schwager, E.A., Qi, Z., Reynolds, D., Wagner-Riddle, C. (2019). Understanding the fertilizer management impacts on water and nitrogen dynamics for a corn silage tile-drained system in Canada. Journal of Environmental Quality, [online] 48(4), 1016-1028. http://dx.doi.org/10.2134/jeq2018.11.0414

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  18. VanderZaag, A.C., Baldé, H., Habtewold, J., Le Riche, E.L., Burtt, S., Dunfield, K., Gordon, R.J., Jenson, E., Desjardins, R.L. (2019). Intermittent agitation of liquid manure: effects on methane, microbial activity, and temperature in a farm-scale study, 69(9), 1096-1106. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10962247.2019.1629359

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  19. Habtewold, J., Gordon, R., Sokolov, V., VanderZaag, A., Wagner-Riddle, C., Dunfield, K. (2018). Reduction in methane emissions from acidified dairy slurry is related to inhibition of methanosarcina species. Frontiers in Microbiology, [online] 9(NOV), http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fmicb.2018.02806

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  20. Vergé, X., VanderZaag, A.C., Desjardins, R.L., McConkey, B. (2018). Synergistic effects of complementary production systems help reduce livestock environmental burdens. Journal of Cleaner Production, [online] 200 858-865. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2018.08.016

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