Dr. Jeff Battigelli Studies Arthropods As Indicators of Soil Health in Oil Sands Site Reclamation 
Dr. Jeff Battigelli is a soil ecologist working with Paragon Soil and Environmental, a consulting firm in Edmonton.  With the help of funding from Alberta Ingenuity's Industrial Associateship program, Jeff is studying the role of arthropods in soil health and how this can applied in oil sands site reclamation.
Dr. Jeff Battigelli is a soil ecologist working with Paragon Soil and Environmental, a consulting firm in Edmonton. With the help of funding from Alberta Ingenuity's Industrial Associateship program, Jeff is studying the role of arthropods in soil health and how this can applied in oil sands site reclamation.

This is one of the reclamation sites that Jeff is studying.
This is one of the reclamation sites that Jeff is studying.

Oribatid mite.
Oribatid mite.

Oribatid mite.
Oribatid mite.

Oribatid mite.
Oribatid mite.

Springtails or Collembola, a type of arthropod that lives in the forest floor
Springtails or Collembola, a type of arthropod that lives in the forest floor

Springtails or Collembola, a type of arthropod that lives in the forest floor
Springtails or Collembola, a type of arthropod that lives in the forest floor

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