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. Chih-Yu Hung, Kristina Mjöfors, Timothy Rennie, Ward Smith, Brian Grant, Andrew VanderZaag. 2022. Modelling shadow and cover effects on manure temperature. 2022 Joint Canadian Society of Soil Science (CSSS) Annual Meeting-Alberta Soil Science Workshop (ASSW), Edmonton, Alberta. May 23-27, 2022. https://csss-assw2022.ca/CSSS_ASSW_2022_Proceedings.pdf

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  2. VanderZaag, A. Emissions from digestate in storage and after application. FPT Industry AD/Biogas Collective Webinar, May 19, 2022. (Presentation)

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  3. VanderZaag, A. Manure Acidification for Emission Reduction. Manure Manager Webinar, March 14, 2022. (Presentation)

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  4. VanderZaag, A., Balde, H., Desjardins, R., Wagner-Riddle, C., Gordon, R., MacDonald, D., Crolla, A. Emission from Biogas and Digestate in Canada. Federal Provincial Territorial Biogas Collective Webinar, November 10, 2021. (Presentation)

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  5. 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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  6. VanderZaag, A. Manure storage emission measurement techniques. Living Labs Workshop, November 4, 2021. (Presentation)

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  7. VanderZaag, A., Rajagopal, R. Desjardins, R., Coates, T., Hao, X., Bittman, S. 2021. Reducing Emissions from Manure Management. Report to AAFC’s Climate Change Roadmap project. 32 pp

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  8. VanderZaag, A. Combining biogas with nutrient recovery for enhanced environmental benefits. BioProducts AgSci Webinar, February 24, 2021. Online (Presentation)

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  9. VanderZaag, A. Combining biogas with nutrient recovery for enhanced environmental benefits. Value of Biogas Conference, January 20, 2021 Online (Invited Presentation)

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  10. 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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  11. VanderZaag, A. Digestate Research at Seabreeze. FPT Industry Biogas Collective. June 22, 2020. (Presentation)

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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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