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Angela K. Bedard-Haughn Professor and Department Head

5C14 - Agriculture Building

Research Area(s)

  • Applied pedology
  • Soils and global change
  • Wetland soils


Soil Science, College Administration

Areas of Specialization

  • Applied pedology
  • Soil Carbon and nitrogenn dynamics
  • Wetland soils
  • Digital soil mapping
  • Soil information management


B.Sc., M.Sc. (Saskatchewan)
Ph.D. (University of California, Davis)

Selected Recent Publications

Wang, X., Westbrook, C.J., and Bedard-Haughn, A. 2016. Effect of mineral horizons on spatial distribution of soil properties and N cycling in a mountain peatland. Geoderma 273: 73-82.

Morrison, A., Westbrook, C.J., and Bedard-Haughn, A. 2015. Distribution of Canadian Rocky Mountain wetlands impacted by beaver. Wetlands 35: 95-104.

Pennock, D.J., Bedard-Haughn, A., Kiss, J., and van der Kamp, G. 2014. Application of hydropedology to predictive mapping of wetland soils in the Canadian Prairie Pothole Region. Geoderma. 235-236: 199-211.

Helgason, B.L., Konschuh, H.J., Bedard-Haughn, A., and VandenBygaart, A.J. 2014. Microbial distribution in an eroded landscape: Buried A horizons support abundant and unique communities. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment. 196, 94-102.

Krzic, M., Wilson, J., Basiliko, N., Bedard-Haughn, A., Humphreys, E., Dyanatkar, S., Hazlett, P., Strivelli, R., Crowley, C., and Dampier, L. 2014. Soil 4 Youth: Charting New Territory in Canadian High School Soil Science Education. Natural Sciences Education. 43: 73-80.

Funding Sources

NSERC Discovery Saskatchewan Agriculture Development Fund Agriculture Agri-food Canada Environment Canada/Lake Winnipeg Basin Stewardship Fund Global Institute for Water Security


EVSC 220.3 – Environmental Soil Science

EVSC 380.3 – Grassland Soils and Vegetation

SLSC 833.2 – Field Studies of Saskatchewan Soils