Associate Professor of Soil Science, epartment of Renewable Resources, University of Alberta
Dr. Miles Dyck is an Associate Professor of Soil Science in the Department of Renewable Resources at the University of Alberta, Edmonton. He received his PhD from the University of Alberta and BSc and MSc degrees at the University of Saskatchewan. Dr. Dyck’s research interests are primarily in the areas of soil physics and soil fertility, focussing on the effects of agricultural management practices on water balance and nutrient cycling in agricultural ecosystems. Dr. Dyck’s interest in agricultural systems and soils began at a young age while he was growing up on his family’s grain farm near Swift Current, Saskatchewan. Dr. Dyck currently teaches courses in soil physics, soil formation and agronomy, has coauthored 16 refereed publications and currently supervises 6 graduate students.