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Dr. Judi Krzyzanowski is the owner and principal scientist at Krzyzanowski Consulting.

An environmental scientist by training, Dr. Krzyzanowski’s research experience is multidisciplinary and spans the fields of air pollution meteorology, climate policy, molecular biology, forestry and conservation. Feeling at home in the field, lab or office, Dr. Krzyzanowski brings dedication and expertise to all of our projects – her curriculum vitae follows.  


University of British Columbia (UBC), Vancouver BC

PhD, Forest Resources Management, April 2010

Thesis: Evaluating the cumulative impacts of air pollution in northeast BC.

Supervisor: John L. Innes

University of British Columbia (UBC), Vancouver BC

MSc, Physical Geography, August 2003

Thesis: Tropospheric ozone concentrations in the Lower Fraser Valley and the threat of injury to forests,

Supervisor: Ian G. McKendry

York University Toronto, ON

BSc, Environmental Science, June 2001

Thesis: The formation of raised rims on tundra ponds in the Hudson Bay Lowlands.

Supervisor: Richard L. Bello

Business Experience

Owner and Principal Scientist December 2009 – Present

Krzyzanowski Consulting, Castleton ON http://www.krzyzanowski.ca

A consulting firm providing scientific and technical expertise in air pollution, cumulative effects and related fields of environmental, agricultural snd forest science. Independent research projects are also undertaken. 

Senior Air Quality Specialist October 2013 – July 2014

TERA – a CH2M HILL Company, Calgary AB http://www.teraenv.com

A consulting firm providing a wide range of environmental services to Canada’s pipeline, powerline and oil and gas industries. Projects completed included provincial (e.g. BC Environmental Assessment Office) and federal (e.g. National Energy Board) project applications, permits, and other air quality, greenhouse gas and noise related services.

Owner and Founder March 2007 – September 2009

Skyranch foods, Pemberton BC – Castleton ON http://www.skyranch.ca

An import and product development company with a focus on vegan specialty / health foods.

Research and Professional (Project) Experience

Consultant and Advisor – Community-Based Air Monitoring in Northeast British Columbia (BC)

July 2014 – present

Peace Environment and Safety Trustees Society, Farmington BC

Expert Witness – Appeal to the Supreme Court of BC

July 2014 – December 2014

Environmental Law Centre, University of Victoria, Victoria BC

Expert Advisory Committee Member – Phase 2 of Oil and Gas Health Impact Assessment for BC

November 2012 – August 2014

Intrinsik Environmental Services Inc., Calgary AB

Consultant, Air Quality, Greenhouse Gas and Noise Assessments – Application to the BC Environmental Assessment Office

November 2013 – July 2014

TERA – a CH2M HILL Company, Calgary AB

Consultant, Air Quality and Greenhouse Gas Assessments – Section 52 and 58 Applications to the National Energy Board

November 2013 – July 2014

TERA – a CH2M HILL Company, Calgary AB

Consultant, Air Quality, Greenhouse Gas and Noise Assessments – Section 52 Application to the National Energy Board

November 2013 – May 2014

TERA – a CH2M HILL Company, Calgary AB

Research Associate / Consultant / Policy Analyst – Climate Change, Conservation & Environmental Impacts

February 2010 – August 2013

Sustainable Forest Management Research Group, UBC, Vancouver BC; and APFNet, China

Independent Researcher / Consultant – Agricultural & Natural Systems, Human Health, Air Pollution and Contaminants

March 2009 – Present

Krzyzanowski Consulting, British Columbia and Ontario

Principal Investigator – Guidance Document: Atmospheric N & Eutrophication

January – April 2010

CCME Canadian Council of Ministers of the Environment, Winnipeg MB

Principal Investigator – Guidance Document: Cumulative Effects in BC

November 2008 – April 2009

FORREX Forum for Research and Extension in Natural Resources, Kamloops BC

Graduate Research Assistant/Project Manager – Air Pollution and Cumulative Impacts, Northeast BC

September 2003 – September 2009

Department of Forest Resources Management, UBC, Vancouver BC

Project Coordinator/Contractor – Air Pollution Monitoring and Analysis, Sea-to-Sky

June – August 2003

(Former) BC Ministry of Water, Land and Air Protection / Department of Geography, UBC

Graduate Research Assistant / Contractor – Air Pollution Monitoring and Forest Health, Lower Fraser Valley, BC

September 2001  – August 2003

Department of Geography, UBC / Canadian Forest Service

Laboratory Research Assistant – Molecular Biology: DNA Extraction and RAPD/PCR

January – August 2001

Department of Geography / Biology Research Laboratory, York University

Field Research Assistant - Himalayan Ecology; Lichens/Bryophytes, Water Quality

April – June 2000

College for Extended Learning, San Francisco State University (SFSU)

Undergraduate Research Assistant - Sub-Arctic Bioclimatology & Pond Systems

June – August 1999

Department of Geography, York University

Refereed Journal Publications

Baozhang, C., Xu, G., Coops, N., Ciais, P., Innes, J., Wang, G., Myneni, R., Krzyzanowski, J., Wang, T., Li, Q., and Liu, Y., 2014. Changes in vegetation photosynthetic activity dynamic trends across the Asia-Pacific region over the last three decades from space. Remote Sensing of Environment 144: 28-41. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0034425714000030

Krzyzanowski, J., 2012. Environmental Pathways of Potential Impacts to human Health from Oil and Gas Development in Northeast British Columbia, Canada – a review. Environmental Reviews 20: 122-134. http://www.nrcresearchpress.com/doi/abs/10.1139/a2012-005

Wang, G., Innes, J.L., Wu, S.W., Krzyzanowski, J., Yuanyong, Y., Shuanyou, D., Xiaoping, Z., and Liu, S., 2012. National Forest Parks Development in China: Conservation or Commercialization. Ambio Online First DOI: 10.1007/s13280-011-0194-9. http://www.springerlink.com/content/h01m2066079m8064/

Wang, G., Innes, J.L., Yusheng, Y., Shanmu, C., Krzyzanowski, J., Jingsheng, X., and Wenlian, L., 2011. Extent of soil erosion and surface runoff associated with large-scale infrastructure development in Fujian province, China. Catena 89(1): 22-30.


Krzyzanowski, J., 2011. Approaching Cumulative Effects through Air Pollution Modelling. Water, Air and Soil Pollution 214(1-4): 253-273. http://www.springerlink.com/content/x661673210276345/

Krzyzanowski, J. and J. L. Innes, 2010. Back to the basics - estimating the sensitivity of freshwater to acidification using ‘traditional’ approaches. Journal of Environmental Management 91: 1227-1236. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20189295

Krzyzanowski, J., 2009. The importance of policy in emissions inventory accuracy – a lesson from British Columbia, Canada. Journal of the Air and Waste Management Association 59: 430-439. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19418817

Krzyzanowski, J., I.G. McKendry, and J.L. Innes, 2006. Evidence of elevated ozone concentrations in the Lower Fraser Valley, British Columbia. Water, Air and Soil Pollution 73 (1-4): 273-287. http://www.springerlink.com/content/p371079853350535/

Krzyzanowski, J., 2004. Ozone Variation with Height in a Forest Canopy - Results from a Passive Sampling Field Campaign. Atmospheric Environment 38 (35): 5957-5962. http://cat.inist.fr/?aModele=afficheN&cpsidt=16181150

Other Publications

Krzyzanowski, J. 2014. Climate Change and Forest Policy in the Asia-Pacific. Asia-Pacific Forestry Network (APFnet) Report, In Press.

Krzyzanowski, J. 2014. A review of climate change and forestry in the Asia-Pacific region. Asia-Pacific Forestry Network (APFnet) Report, In Press.

Krzyzanowski, J., and Manninen, S., 2014. Air Pollution at Local, Regional and Global Scales – A Past Current and Future Problem. EM Magazine (AWMA). November 2014.

Taylor, E.M., Brook, J.R., Moran, M., Stieb, D., Angle, R., Karman, D., Krzyzanowski, J., McMillan, A. 2013. Chapter 20: The Future of Air Quality Management. In: Air Quality Management: Canadian Perspectives on a Global Issue. Springer.

Krzyzanowski, J., 2010. Review and Identification of Research Needs to Address Key Issues Related to Reactive Nitrogen (RN) Deposition and Eutrophication in a Canadian Context (Final Report). Prepared for: Acid Rain Task Group, Canadian Council of Ministers of the Environment (CCME), Prepared by: Krzyzanowski Consulting, PN 1450, CCME, Winnipeg MB, 95pp. (Refereed) http://www.ccme.ca/assets/pdf/rn_eutrophication_1450.pdf

Krzyzanowski, J. and Almuedo, P., 2010. Cumulative Impacts of Natural Resource Development on Ecosystems and Wildlife: An Annotated Bibliography for British Columbia. FORREX Series 26. FORREX Forum for Research and Extension in Natural Resources, and BC Ministry of Forests and Range Forest Investment Account–Forest Science Program. Kamloops, BC. 52pp. (Refereed) http://www.forrex.org/publications/forrexseries/fs26.pdf

Krzyzanowski, J., and J. L. Innes, 2004. Mapping the ecological impacts of sulphur and acidic deposition in north-eastern British Columbia, Canada. Pp. 266, In: APGC 2004 Organising Committees (Eds), The 6th International Symposium on Plant Responses to Air Pollution and Global Changes: Program and Abstracts. Yatabe Printing Co., Ltd., Tsukuba, Japan. 334pp.

Dowlatabadi, H., M. Bazylewich, D. Boyd, M. Boyle, A. Elias, E. Fraser, Z. Harkin, M. Kandlikar, J. Krzyzanowski, W. Mabee, J. MacDonald, E. Mazzi, R. Pacheco, N. Rivers, K. Roberts, J. Robinson, A. Russell, P. Shepherd, and R. Van Wynsberghe, 2003.  A Sustainable Climate Policy. Commissioned by the Honourable David Anderson, Minister of the Environment, Government of Canada, January 2003. 18pp. http://www.ligi.ubc.ca/sites/liu/files/Publications/11Jan2003_SustainableClimatePolicy.pdf

Conference and Worksop Contributions

Krzyzanowski, J. 2013. "Oil and Gas, Air Pollution and Cumulative Impacts". Presentation to the Treaty 8 Tribal Association. Fort St, John BC, March 2013.

Krzyzanowski, J. 2013. "Climate Change and Forests in the Asia Pacific – A review of science and policy" APFNet Climate Change Meeting, Vancouver BC, Jan. 2013.

Krzyzanowski, J. 2011. "A Community-Based Air Monitoring Programme for Northeast BC". 43rd Annual Air Pollution Workshop. Fort McMurray AB, May 2011.

Krzyzanowski, J. 2009. "Critical Loads in Northeastern BC". Western Canada Sulphur and Nitrogen Deposition Workshop. Banff AB, April 2009.

Jeffries, D.S., R.G. Semkin, J.J. Gibson, J. Krzyzanowski, K. Scott, P. Shaw, and I. Wong, 2009. “Recently surveyed lakes in Manitoba, Saskatchewan and British Columbia: characteristics and critical loads of acidity”. Western Canada Sulphur and Nitrogen Deposition Workshop. Banff AB, April 2009.

Krzyzanowski, J. and J.L. Innes, 2008. “Clearing the Air – Analyses and Recommendations from a study of Cumulative Air Pollution Effects on Aboriginal and Treaty Rights in Northeast British Columbia”. Effective Institutions for Aboriginal Engagement in Sustainable Forest Management, Edmonton AB, October 2008.

Krzyzanowski, J. and J.L. Innes, 2007. “Including air pollution in cumulative impact assessments – a case study from northern Canada”. The 39th Air Pollution Workshop, Guadalajara, Mexico. April 2007.

Krzyzanowski, J. and J.L. Innes, 2006. “A preliminary assessment of air pollution impacts in northeast British Columbia”. Session 5-a-4 AQ2006 – Air Quality: Piecing the Puzzle. Banff, AB, February 2006.

Meyn, S.K., I. McKendry, J. Krzyzanowski, T. Ashman, and D. Jaffe, 2006. “A field study of ground-level ozone in the Sea-to-Sky corridor (Vancouver-Whistler-Pemberton) of British Columbia and the implications for airshed management”. Session 6-b-5 AQ2006 – Air Quality: Piecing the Puzzle. Banff AB, February 2006.

Krzyzanowski, J. 2005. “Mapping, Modelling and Measurement – Assessing the impacts of regional air pollution in Western Canada’s Boreal Forest”. Poster Session 063, XXII IUFRO World Congress “Forests and Balance: Linking Tradition and Technology”. Brisbane, Australia, August 2005.

Krzyzanowski, J. 2005. “Assessing the impacts of air pollution from oil and gas development in north-east BC”. The 37th Air Pollution Workshop. Banff, AB, April 2005

Meyn, S.K., I. McKendry, J. Krzyzanowski, T. Ashman, and D. Jaffe, 2004. “STOSOS - A Study of Ozone in the Vancouver - Whistler -Pemberton Corridor”.  Joint Poster Session of the 5th Symposium on the Urban Enviroment - 13th Joint Conference on the Applications of Air Pollution Meteorology with the Air and Waste Management Association. Vancouver, BC, August 2004.

Krzyzanowski, J. 2004. “Tropospheric ozone in the forests of the Lower Fraser Valley, British Columbia and the threat of injury to forest plants”. Canadian Meteorological and Oceanographic Society (CMOS) Ottawa Congress, June 2003.

Krzyzanowski, J. 2003. “Vertical Profiles of Mean Cumulative Ozone Exposure in a Forest Canopy”. The 35th Air Pollution Workshop. Vancouver, BC, April 2003.

Other Relevant Activities

Advisor/Reviewer Air Pollution Background Concentrations April 2014 - present

Minnesota Pollution Control Agency, Saint Paul, MN

Workshop Co-host April 2014

46th Annual Air Pollution Workshop, Guadalajara, Mexico

AirBase Global Partner March 2012 – September 2013

Airbase Systems, multi-pollutant, noise, odour and radiation monitors, Israel

Committee Member - BC’s Northeast Air Quality Monitoring Advisory Committee, Dec. 2012 – May 2013 & Nov. 2014 - present

BC Ministry of Environment & Oil and Gas Commission (OGC)

Freelance Science Editor January 2012 – present

Multiple English as a Second Language Authors, Global

AdvisorBC Oil and Gas Commission's (OGC)'s Emergency Management Regulations January – April 2012

BC OGC, Fort Saint John, BC

Science Writer / Editor  October 2011 – September 2013

Read-Online.org  - a fresh, pragmatic and open-minded view of word affairs, Global

Advisor to Interveners October – December 2010

Peace Environment and Safety Trustees Society, National Energy Board’s Westcoast Dawson Plant Hearing, Dawson Creek, BC

Delphi Process Participant – Greenhouse Gas Reporting Guidelines January August 2010.

Minnesota Pollution Control Agency, Saint Paul, MN

Workshop Participant March 2009

CCME Acid Deposition Critical Loads: status methods and indicators meeting Ottawa, ON

Session Rapporteur April 2007

39th Annual Air Pollution Workshop, Guadalajara, Mexico

Session Rapporteur August 2005

IUFRO XXII World Congress, Brisbane Australia 

Forum Facilitator & Selector of Indicators – Soil and Water February 2005

‘Common Ground for Criteria and Indicators of Sustainable Forest Management Forum - Science Forum focused on a British Columbia Solution’, Vancouver, BC

Workshop Co-ordinator April 2003

The 35th Air Pollution Workshop – John Innes, Forest Resources Management, UBC

Home Seminar Co-ordinator, September 2002 - May 2003

Department of Geography, UBC

Graduate Student Society Council Member, September 2001 – September 2002

For the Department of Geography, UBC

Manager, September 1997 – August 2001

Graduate Student Lounge, York U.; and Rex hotel & Jazz Bar, Queen St. W., Toronto ON


BC’s Northeast Air Quality Monitoring Advisory Committee, Dec. 2012 – May 2013; Nov. 2014 - present

Air Pollution Workshop, Steering Committee, May 2011 - May 2014

Stirling and District Horticultural Society, Director, Nov. 2011 - Aug. 2013

BC’s Northeast Oil and Gas Health Advisory Committee (NEOGHAC), Mar. 2010 – present

Canada’s Acid Rain Scientific Advisory Network, Jun. 2005 - present

Air and Waste Management Association, Jul. 2005 - 2009, 2013 - present


Donald S. McPhee Fellowship, October 2006

Donald S. McPhee Fellowship, October 2005

Simons Foundation Doctoral Scholarship, September 2003

Refereed Journals

Journal of Limnology, Italy. Special Issue, 2009

Acta Chimica Slovenica, Slovenia, 2012

Environmental Engineering and Management Journal, Romania, 2012

Environmental Health Perspectives, United States of America, 2013

International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, China, 2014