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Adamowicz, Vic

Bio

Vic Adamowicz is the Vice Dean in the Faculty of Agricultural, Life and Environmental Sciences, and a Distinguished University Professor in the Department of Resource Economics and Environmental Sociology, Faculty of Agricultural, Life & Environmental Sciences, University of Alberta. He obtained his BSc and MSc from the University of Alberta (1981, 1983) and his PhD from the University of Minnesota in 1988.


His research has focused on the economic valuation of environmental amenities and ecosystem services and the incorporation of environmental values into economic analysis – with applications to forestry, water quality, air quality, endangered species and agriculture. His research also involves the analysis of choice behavior with applications to food demand, recreation, and environmental quality.


Adamowicz is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada, Academy II – Social Sciences (awarded in 2007). He became a Fellow of the Association of Environmental and Resource Economists in 2019 and a Fellow of the Canadian Agricultural Economics Society in 2011. He was awarded the Canadian Institute of Forestry’s Canadian Forestry Scientific Achievement Award in October, 2004.


His research in the Future Energy Systems area include examination of the economic evaluation of alternative land and water reclamation approaches and the development of policy options for effective land and water reclamation 

Publications, Activities, and Awards

  • An Integrated Treatment System For Sustainable Clean Water
  • Economic Incentives For Land Reclamation In The Oil Sands Industry in Alberta
  • Economic incentives for land reclamation in the oil sands industry in Alberta
  • Economic Incentives For Land Reclamation In The Oil Sands Industry Of Alberta
  • Future Energy Systems (FES) Resilient Reclaimed Land and Water Systems Workshop
  • Models and instruments for financing land-based conservation
  • Reclaimed Resilient Land And Water Systems – Land
  • Reclaimed Resilient Land And Water Systems – Success Indicators
  • Reclaimed Resilient Land And Water Systems – Water
  • Reclamation Success Indicators, Criteria And Policy For Energy Systems
  • Resilient Reclaimed Land And Water Systems
  • Resilient Reclaimed Land And Water Systems Theme Organizational Meeting
  • Resilient Reclaimed Land And Water Systems Workshop
  • Resilient Reclaimed Land And Water Systems Workshop
  • Resilient Reclaimed Land And Water Systems Workshop