Queen's University

School of Environmental Studies
Dept. of Geological Sciences & Geological Engineering

Fire, Earth, Water, Air
Contaminant Biogeochemistry Lab

Lab Principal Investigator: Dr. David McLagan

Understanding the connectivity between enviromental systems

We have set out to develop global strategies to reduce the impact of pollutants on human and environmental health. Our research utilizes a multi-disciplinary approach allowing for greater quantitative and qualitative assessment of this impact.

A team committed to environmental stewardship & understanding the impacts contaminants have on natural systems

Led by Dr. David McLagan​, the FEWA lab is a safe and welcoming space for people of all backgrounds. The lab brings together a diverse group of students/researchers, who ​are passionate about environmental protection and strive to build meaningful research collaborations in Canada and abroad.

Lab News

David McLagan featured on Emerging Environments podcast

David was interviewed by Prof. Karen Smith and Prof. Stu Livingston from the Dept. of Physical and Environmental Sciences at the University of Toronto on their really cool podcast called Emerging Environments. They chatted about David's path in research, mercury as a...

Research Projects

Wildfire Modelling

Wildfire Modelling

The FEWA Lab interest in wildfires continues to grow. 2023 will see primarily student led wildfire modelling projects that will examine wildfire smoke emissions and wildfire danger indices to help improve our understanding of fire using numerical tools. One of the...

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