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Contact Allison M. Dunn:
Board member of NAC-SETAC
Member of SETAC North America
Member of Queen Square Green Team, a group of volunteers dedicated to promoting green principles among staff in the workplace and beyond
AWARDS / EDUCATION
B.Sc. (co-op Hons.), Environmental Toxicology, University of Guelph, 1999
Allison M. Dunn
Environmental Contaminants Evaluator
Environment Canada Queen Square Office (Dartmouth, NS)
CURRENT S&T / RESEARCH - Studying the environmental fate, effects and risk of priority chemicals in support of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act
- evaluating the risk of pesticides to watersheds in the Atlantic region using the probabilistic risk assessment approach
- evaluating the efficacy of best management practices in reducing the risk associated with potato field runoff to aquatic ecosystems
- conducting ecological risk assessments in support of the Chemical Management Plan
PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES / INTERESTS
Chair of North Atlantic chapter of SETAC (NAC-SETAC) Pesticides and the Environment short course, Halifax, NS, September 2009
Chair of NAC-SETAC's 15th Annual Meeting, Durham, New Hampshire, June 2009
Overseeing directed study of Saint Mary's University Masters student
Dunn. A. M. 2009. A relative ranking of selected substances on the National Pollutant Release Inventory. Human and Ecological Risk Assessment. 15(3): 579-603.
Dunn. A. M. 2004. A relative risk ranking of pesticides used in Prince Edward Island. Environmental Surveillance Report EPS-5-AR-04-03.
Dunn. A. M. Guide for Reporting to the National Pollutant Release Inventory 2004. ISBN-0-662-39594-8.
Expertise Categories associated with this S&T Expert:Environmental Policy
Canadian Environmental Protection Act (1999)
Chemicals Management Plan
Nature & Wildlife
Ecosystems & Habitats
Riparian (shoreline) habitats
Effects of Toxics
Ecological risk assessment
Pesticides and herbicides
Beneficial management practices
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