David Barrett: Environmental and Scientific Consulting

What I can do for you


Experienced in freshwater hydrology, environmental science & biology, having worked or consulted for large organisations & various levels of gov’t

Public Speaking

An experienced public speaker having delivered talks to wide range of audiences including general public, academics, students and gov’t officials

Contract work

Available for diverse, short or medium-term field, laboratory or data analysis based work

Community outreach and science communication

Passionate about communicating scientific information and data to the general public through interactive communication and presentations

Areas of Expertise

field studies

I have a wide array of research and general interests primarily falling within the realms of the physical and biological sciences. This experience has been gained through extensive post-secondary education, professional training, on-the-ground work experience and extensive collaborations. Through this I am able to offer a wide range of consulting services in the environmental realms. I look forward to discussing how I can help your organization and what I can do for you.

  • Environmental science with a focus on surface processes such as the interaction between sediment and microbial organisms

  • Physical, chemical and biological sampling and controlled experiments in a variety of lacustrine environments

  • Focusing on the interaction between physical and biological processes in annually frozen lacustrine environments

  • Hydrological monitoring and samping in fluvial and lacustrine environments. All with a focus on implications on biological activity (hydroecology)

Government of Alberta – Environment and Parks

In charge of data analysis, sythensizing and report writing for legally required surface water quality reports for the Athabasca River region and South Saskatchewan Basin.

Corporation of Delta – Burns Bog

In collaboration with Rain to River consulting and Hydrologica consulting, have been contracted to undertake hydrological flow monitoring in the Burns Bog Ecological Conservancy Area of southern British Columbia.

Bow River Basin Council

As the volunteer social media coordinator and member of the stakeholder engagement committee, I am in charge of various forms of direct contact and communication with stakeholders and the general public.

University of Victoria – Department of Geography

Researching the implications of winter surface cover changes on under-ice biogeochemical processes to better understand implications of climate change on lacustrine productivity.


David Barrett

Chief Environmental Consultant
A seasoned data analyst with a wide range of prior experience and collaborations. Also the owner of 2 great dogs and a healthy supply of outdoors equipment :)


A selection of who I've worked, collaborated and volunteered with

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