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Queen's University
 

Pamela Welbourn

Adjunct Professor

P.Welbourn

Contact Information

Office: Rm 3240 Biosciences Complex
Phone: 613.533.6602
Fax: 613.533.6090
Email: rpwelbourn@cogeco.ca

Mailing Address: School of Environmental Studies
Queen's University
Kingston, Ontario, Canada,
K7L 3N6

Department & Associations

Retired professor of Botany and Director of the Institute for Environmental Studies, University of Toronto

and

Conjunct Professor, Trent University Environment and Resource Studies 

Supervising

Please direct inquiries to the contact information provided.

Academic Training

B.Sc (Hons) Bristol University UK, 1956;
Ph.D Bristol University UK 1959


General Academic Interests

Environmental Toxicology, especially inorganic contaminants;
Ecological Risk Assessment;
Brownfields
 
Being retired I no longer hold research grants nor do I have a laboratory. Most of my research is "desktop" work and I do a great deal of writing and some reviewing.

Courses Taught at Queen's

ENSC 201 Environmental Toxicology and Chemical Risks. Co-ordinator and Instructor
ENSC 480 Special Topics in Environmental Science Instructor
ENSC 501 Independent Environmental Study Advisor
ENSC 325 Ecotoxicology Guest lectures on Risk Assement
ENSC 801 Methodological and Conceptual Basis for Environmental Studies

Publications

Over 120 refereed publications and conference proceedings, with emphasis on aquatic toxicology of metals and aquatic effects of acidification. Numerous articles and chapters in books, editor of five major criteria documents and proceedings.
 

Recent Publications

The Story of Brownfields and Smart Growth in Kingston Ontario: from contamination to revitalization. 2009 edited by Pamela Welbourn, Joseph Davis, Harry Cleghorn and Steven Rose. Classroom Complete Press, 303 pp

Wright, D.A and P.M. Welbourn. 2007 Environmental Toxicology: a textbook for universities. In Chinese. Higher Education Press. 634 pp

Evans, R. D., G. C. Balch, H. E. Evans and P. M. Welbourn 2005. Uptake and Elimination of Lead, Zinc, and Copper by Caddisfly Larvae (Trichoptera: Hydropsychidae) Using Stable Isotope Tracers. Archives of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology

Eimers, M.C., R.D. Evans and P.M. Welbourn 2002. Partitioning and bioaccumulation of cadmium in artificial sediment systems: application of a stable isotope tracer technique. Chemosphere 46: 543-551

Wright, D.A. and P.M. Welbourn. 2002 Environmental Toxicology: a textbook for
universities. Cambridge University Press. 630 pp

Welbourn, P.M. Articles on Arsenic, Cadmium, Carbon monoxide, Long Range
Transport, Mercury, Noise, Pulp and Paper Mills - Pollution. In: Paehlke, R. (ed).
Encyclopedia of Conservation and Environmentalism. Garland Publishing, New York.

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