Environmental Impacts, Water Management
Dr. Gibson is the Water Management Team Lead and a Research Professor at the University of Victoria. He is a specialist in isotope tracer techniques with extensive experience in regional, national and international water projects. Dr. Gibson currently leads or is co-investigator in an array of industry- and government- funded environmental studies in the oil sands region including geochemical and isotopic investigations of surface/groundwater interaction at mining and SAGD sites, labelling and tracing of process-affected waters versus natural waters, water balance of lakes and wetlands, streamflow partitioning, sulfur and nitrogen cycling, and critical loads assessment. His broader interests include monitoring network design and continental-scale water balance.