We take great pride in our consistent reputation for scientific excellence that transcends work sectors, divergent interests, and continents. 

“[the MSES expert witnesses’] participation helped the Panel’s understanding of the potential effects of the Project.. [and their] evidence helped the Panel’s understanding of the likelihood that Shell’s proposed mitigation would effectively reclaim upland vegetation in the closure landscape.”

The Alberta Energy Regulator’s conclusion regarding Application to Amend Approval 9756.

Review Panel

“Thank you for teaching me so much about the biology of the local area and the importance of connectivity. … I appreciated your diligence and support on Environmental Committee issues,… and you took the time to explain them in layman’s terms.”

Goodman & McDougall Associates Ltd.

Partners in Human Resources, Alberta, Canada

The authors describe a very relevant problem and suggest solutions that no-one has described before. The findings will form the basis for further discussions on both levels of the scientific community and government

Reviewer 1

Peer-review comments from Global Change Biology

The authors use different resolution imagery to quantify the rate of disturbance in the boreal forests of Alberta. While the analyses are limited to Alberta, their findings (in particular, that fine resolution imagery reveals much faster rates of disturbance) have implications for tracking forest loss globally” 

Reviewer 2

Peer-review comments from Global Change Biology, Research

“You never lost focus of our issues and main concerns. Your analytical approach is the strongest tool that we ever had in addressing the volumes of technical information that industry and government expose us to… Thank you for your objective and personal support.

Mikisew Cree First Nation, Alberta, Canada

Indigenous Community

“… you have really left them in a super position on the wildlife matters. You also have a good appreciation of some of the practical issues for an aboriginal community and I have learnt from you! ….you can be sure I will be in touch!”

Chamberlain Hutchison, Barristers & Solicitors, Alberta, Canada

“…your team has been awesome to NB [New Brunswick] First Nations…” 

Matt Tomah

Managing Director, Woodstock First Nation, Economic Development Corp., Indigenous Community

“Thank you for being a great project manager. In your cordial way you manage to get all the tasks done on time and coordinate the disciplines in an efficient manner.”

AMEC Earth & Environmental

Newfoundland, Canada, Industry Professional

“I… was so impressed by the thoroughness of your review, as well as the simple language you were able to use in explaining some complex elements of the… application. The report is very informative and accessible!”

Lake Ontario Waterkeeper


“Dr. Komers has worked with the ACFN and other First Nations in the region for a number of years. He’s a highly respected and regarded advisor in our community.”

Director, Industry Relations Corporation

Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation, Indigenous Community

“The writing style is crisp and clean, the conclusions are clearly set out at the beginning of the paper and each section so that the reader is not left guessing, and I think the science is very solid. Great Job!”

Prowse Chowne LLP, Alberta, Canada

Thanks so much for your continuing contributions to ENSC401! I appreciate your complete involvement in your module: introductory lecture, 2 days in the field with the students, and the follow-up lecture … Thanks also for bringing Nina to assist. The students really liked the module.

Acting Director of the Environmental Science Program

University of Calgary, Canada, Research

“Thank you and Susan for your very useful contributions to the SPA EIA Public Hearing Process. It was a good learning for me and my colleagues. … There is a marked change in the tone of the media. …”“Congratulations, we have received the approval from Sindh EPA for our EIA. …Yours and Petr’s inputs in the end were very critical to this success. Thank you once again.”

Premier Exploration Pakistan Ltd.

Islamabad, Pakistan, Industry Professional

207 Edgebrook Close NW
Calgary, Alberta, Canada
T3A 4W5