Welcome to the Applied Environmental Research Laboratories (AERL) at Vancouver Island University.
The AERL conducts pure and applied research in the environmental sciences and supports the training of highly qualified personnel in environmental chemical analysis.
Directors: Drs. Chris Gill and Erik Krogh
The Applied Environmental Research Laboratories
are equipped for air, soil, and water analysis by both traditional and
emerging methods. The AERL team has a range of expertise and access to
instrumental methods used to identify and quantify contaminants and naturally
The AERL specializes in collaborative research projects involving faculty, students, private sector and community partnerships.
Collaborate - Innovate - Disseminate – Educate
- Local Touch -- Global Reach