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AWARDS / EDUCATION

B.Sc. Organic Chemistry, University of Victoria, Victoria, BC

Designated Analyst: Canadian Environmental Protection Act and Fisheries Act and Yukon Waters Act

 

Brad McPherson

Chemist - Organic Chemistry Team Leader

CURRENT S&T / RESEARCH - Manage routine workload for the Organic Chemistry team and ensure timely delivery of results to clients

  • Provide clients with scientific advise and analysis on Emergency, Legal and Compliance samples
  • Ensure Organic Chemistry QA/QC remains satisfactory and maintain CAEAL accreditation
  • Develop/adapt new Organic Chemistry methodology for internally and externally driven projects, and as required for maintenance of CAEAL accreditation

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES / INTERESTS

18 years experience in Organic Chemistry sample extraction, analysis and method development

Provided testimony as an expert witness for the prosecution in legal cases on Glycols analysis and Resin Acid analysis

Member of the organizing committee of the Western Canada Trace Organic Workshop since 1998

KEY PUBLICATIONS

Wan, M.T., J.-N. Kuo, B. McPherson and J. Pasternak. 2006. Agricultural Pesticides in Farm Ditches of the Lower Fraser Valley, British Columbia, Canada. Journal of Environmental Science and Health Part B. 41(5):647-669.

Wan, M.T., J.-N. Kuo, B. McPherson and J. Pasternak. 2006. Triazine and Metolaclor Herbicide Residues in Farm Areas of the Lower Fraser Valley, British Columbia, Canada. Journal of Environmental Science and Health Part B. 41(6):855-867.

Expertise Categories associated with this S&T Expert:

Environmental Policy
     Regulation & Enforcement
          Standards
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