Angers, Denis, Ph.D.

Scientist in Soil Management and Conservation


Contact Information:

2560 Hochelaga Blvd
Quebec, Quebec G1V 2J3
Telephone: 418-210-5022
Fax: 418-648-2402
Email: denis.angers@agr.gc.ca

Current Projects:

  • Understanding processes of GHG emissions/removal - soil C
  • Estimating net GHG emissions from whole farms
  • Nitrogen use efficiency and N2O emission reduction in corn receiving mineral fertilizer
  • Long-term effect of repeated application of paper mill biosolids and waste lime on field crops
  • Assessment of the impact of management systems on soil nutrient cycling processes.

Affiliations:

  • Special Issues Editor, Canadian Journal of Soil Science
  • Professeur Associé, Science du Sol, Université Laval
  • Adjunct Graduate Faculty, University of Guelph

Research Publications:

The links below lead to abstracts with access to full text.

2017

2016

2015

2014

2013

2012

2011

2010

2009

Other Science Related Publications:

2016

  • D’Amours, E. Chantigny, M.H., Angers, D.A., Lafond, J. et Vanasse, A. 2016. Applications répétées de lisier de bovins : les impacts sur les stocks d’azote du sol. Conférence présentée au Congrès annuel de l’AQSSS. Québec, Qc. 31 mai-2 juin.
  • D’Amours, E. Chantigny, M.H., Angers, D.A., Lafond, J. et Vanasse, A. 2016. Long term effect of liquid dairy manure application, crop rotation and tillage practices on soil nitrogen stocks. Affiche présentée au Congrès conjoint de la “Canadian society of agronomy and the Canadian Society for Horticultural Science”. Montréal, Qc, 24-26 juillet.
  • Maillard, E., Angers, D.A., Chantigny, M.H., Lafond, J. and Pageau, D. 2016. Greater retention of manure-derived carbon under perennial than annual crops. Affiche présentée au Congrès annuel de la CSSS, Kamloops, BC. 14-19 May.

2015

  • Chantigny, M.H., Angers, D.A., Rochette, P., Larney, F.J., Bittman, S., Hunt, D.E., and Lapen, D.R. (2015). "Overwinter transformation and fate of fall-applied manure nitrogen. (https://www.eiseverywhere.com/ehome/wastetoworth/182071/)", Waste to Worth: Spreading Science and Solutions, Seattle, WA, USA, March 31-April 3, 2015, Keynote speaker.
  • Chantigny, M.H., Angers, D.A., Rochette, P., and Goyer, C. (2015). "Nitrification occurs in frozen agricultural soils – consequences on fate and management of fall-applied and soil residual N under cold climate.", Canadian Soil Science Society (IUSS-CSSS-AQSSS) Conference, Montreal, QC, Canada, July 5-10, 2015.
  • Chantigny, M.H., Rochette, P., Angers, D.A., and Goyer, C. (2015). "Nitrous Oxide Emissions in Snow-covered Agricultural Soils – manure-induced fluxes. (https://www.eiseverywhere.com/ehome/wastetoworth/182071/)", Waste to Worth: Spreading Science and Solutions, Seattle, WA, USA, March 31-April 3, 2015, Keynote speaker.
  • Chantigny, M.H., Royer, I., Rochette, P., Angers, D.A., Massé, D.I., Benchaar, C., and others (2015). "Influence des stratégies alimentaires et d’entreposage des effluents d’élevage sur la disponibilité de l’azote et les émissions de protoxyde d’azote des sols de fermes laitières.", Journée d’information scientifique – Bovins laitiers et plantes fourragère, Centre de référence en agriculture et agroalimentaire du Québec, Drummondville, QC, Canada, 25 février 2015.
  • D'Amours, E., Chantigny, M.H., Angers, D.A., Maillard, É., Lafond, J., Lajeunesse, J., Pageau, D., and Vanasse, A. (2015). "Applications répétées de lisier de bovins: les impacts sur les stocks d’azote du sol.", Symposium sur les bovins laitiers – CRAAQ, Drummondville, Québec, Canada, October 29, 2015. (Poster)
  • Maillard, É., Chantigny, M.H., Angers, D.A., Lévesque, G., Lafond, G.P., Pageau, D., Bitman, S., and Hunt, D.W.A. (2015). "Réduire son empreinte carbone grâce aux lisiers.", Le Producteur de Lait Québécois, 36(1), pp. 45-48.
  • Royer, I., Cambouris, A.N., Claessens, A., Angers, D.A., Ziadi, N., and Perron, I. (2015). "Soil contamined with trace metal for the production of bioenergy from biomass.", Canadian Soil Science Society (IUSS-CSSS-AQSSS) Conference, McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada, July 5-10, 2015. (Poster)
  • Vaillancourt, M., Vanasse, A., Chantigny, M.H., Pageau, D., and Angers, D.A. (2015). "Impact of cover crops and organic and mineral fertilization on canola yields and nitrogen uptake.", Canadian Soil Science Society (IUSS-CSSS-AQSSS) Conference, McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada, July 5-10, 2015.

2014

  • Angers, D.A. (2014). "Managing and understanding soil carbon sequestration - Keynote address.", Alberta Soil Science Workshop, Calgary, Alberta, Canada, February 2014. (Presentation)
  • Angers, D.A., Claessens, A., Leclerc, M.-L., and Maillard, É. (2014). "Perennial herbaceous crops used for bioenergy: a review of their impact on soil organic carbon.", 20th World Congress of Soil Science, Jeju, South Korea, June 8-13, 2014.
  • Angers, D.A., McBratney, A.B., and Minasny, B. (2014). "Digging deeper: does it matter when assessing soil changes? Soil Change Matters.", International Symposium, Bendigo, Australia, March 2014.
  • Chantigny, M.H. and Angers, D.A. (2014). "Organic amendments for agriculture: soil conditioner or fertilizer?", Canadian Soil Science Society – Canadian Geophysical Union Joint Annual Meetings – Advances in Geophysical and Soil Sciences, Banff, Alberta, Canada, May 4-8, 2014, Invited keynote speaker.
  • Chantigny, M.H., Larney, F.J., Bittman, S., Lapen, D.R., Angers, D.A., Rochette, P., and Hunt, D.W.A. (2014). "Transformation and fate of fall-applied nitrogen as a function of winter conditions – a mujlti-site experiment.", 18th Nitrogen Workshop. The nitrogen challenge: Building blueprint for nitrogen use efficiency and food security, Lisbon, Portugal, June 30-July 3, 2014. (Poster)
  • Chantigny, M.H., Rochette, P., Angers, D.A., Vanasse, A., and Goyer, C. (2014). "Significance and temporal dynamics of N2O emissions in snow-covered agricultural soils.", Canadian Soil Science Society – Canadian Geophysical Union Joint Annual Meetings – Advances in Geophysical and Soil Sciences, Banff, Alberta, Canada, May 4-8, 2014, Oral presentation.
  • Chenu, C., Angers, D.A., and others (2014). "The potential of agricultural practices to increase C storage in cropped soils: an assessment for France.", European Geosciences Union (EGU) General Assembly 2009, Vienna, Austria, April 19-24, 2009.
  • Chenu, C., Angers, D.A., and others (2014). "The potential of agricultural practices to increase C storage in soils : an assessment for France.", 20th World Congress of Soil Science, Jeju, South Korea, June 8-13, 2014.
  • Lafond, J., Angers, D.A., Pageau, D., and Lajeunesse, J. (2014). "Effets de la rotation, du travail du sol et de la source d’éléments nutritifs sur les rendements en plantes fourragères et céréales.", Congrès annuel de l’AQSSS à Victoriaville, Québec, Canada, du 26 au 29 mai 2014.
  • Lafond, J., Angers, D.A., Pageau, D., and Lajeunesse, J. (2014). "Impact de la rotation, du travail du sol et de la source d’éléments nutritifs sur les rendements en plantes fourragères et céréales.", Conférence présentée du congrès annuel de l’Association Québécoise des Spécialiste en Science du Sol (AQSSS), Victoriaville, QC, Canada, 26-29 mai 2014.
  • Larney, F.J., Li, L., Lupwayi, N.Z., Angers, D.A., Pearson, D.C., and Blackshaw, R.E. (2014). "Irrigated crop rotations: soil quality.", Irrigated Crop Production Update, Lethbridge, AB, Canada, January 21-22, 2014.
  • Larney, F.J., Li, L., Lupwayi, N.Z., Angers, D.A., Pearson, D.C., and Blackshaw, R.E. (2014). "Soil quality changes over 12 years of conservation management on irrigated crop rotations in southern Alberta.", Canadian Geophysical Union-Canadian Society of Soil Science (CGU/CSSS) Joint Annual Meeting, Banff, AB, Canada, May 4-8, 2014, Poster. (Abstract)
  • Rochette, P., Chantigny, M.H., Ziadi, N., Angers, D.A., Bélanger, G., Charbonneau, É., Pellerin, D., Liang, C., and Bertrand, N. (2014). "Nitrous oxide emission factors for dairy cow excreta in eastern Canada.", 18th Nitrogen Workshop. The nitrogen challenge: Building blueprint for nitrogen use efficiency and food security, Lisbon, Portugal, June 30-July 3, 2014.
  • Royer, I., Chantigny, M.H., Angers, D.A., Rochette, P., Massé, D.I., Bittman, S., and Benchaar, C. (2014). "La stratégie d’alimentation et de stockage du fumier de bovin laitier influence-t-elle le contenu en éléments traces métalliques des sols ?", Congrès annuel de l’AQSSS à Victoriaville, Québec, Canada, du 26 au 29 mai 2014.
  • Royer, I., Chantigny, M.H., Angers, D.A., Rochette, P., Massé, D.I., Bittman, S., and Benchaar, C. (2014). "Trace metals content of soils and plants from different dairy manure types based on feeding and manure storage strategies", Annual meeting of the Canadian Soil Science Society, Banff, Alberta, Canada, May 4-7, 2014.
  • Thivierge, M.-N., Vanasse, A., Chantigny, M.H., Angers, D.A., and Séguin, P. (2014). "Millet perlé sucré, sorgho sucré et maïs pour l’éthanol : ce que les racines ont à dire.", Conférence présentée du congrès annuel de l’Association Québécoise des Spécialiste en Science du Sol (AQSSS), Victoriaville, QC, Canada, 26-29 mai 2014.
  • Tremblay, G.F., Dion, Y., Rioux, S., Vanasse, A., and Angers, D.A. (2014). "Effets de quatre facteurs de régie sur la stabilité structurale des agrégats d’un sol argileux.", Conférence présentée du congrès annuel de l’Association Québécoise des Spécialiste en Science du Sol (AQSSS), Victoriaville, QC, Canada, 26-29 mai 2014.
  • Xu, Y., Parent, S.-É., Angers, D.A., and Parent, L.-É. (2014). "A synthesis of studies on the effect of tillage treatment on soil aggregation using compositional data analysis.", Conférence présentée du congrès annuel de l’Association Québécoise des Spécialiste en Science du Sol (AQSSS), Victoriaville, QC, Canada, 26-29 mai 2014.

2013

  • Chantigny, M.H., Larney, F.J., Angers, D.A., Bittman, S., Lapen, D.R., and Rochette, P. (2013). "Overwinter transformation and fate of fall-applied nitrogen in various Canadian ecozones.", Canadian Society of Soil Science-Manitoba Soil Science Soc.-Can. Soc. Agric. Forest Meteorology Joint Ann. Meeting, Winnipeg, MB, Canada, July 22-25, 2013, pp. 46. (Abstract)
  • Li, L., Angers, D.A., and Larney, F.J. (2013). "Effects of conservation management practices and rotations on soil organic matter fractions and aggregation of irrigated land in southern Alberta.", 50th Annual Alberta Soil Science Workshop, Lethbridge, AB, Canada, February 19-21, 2013. (Abstract)
  • Li, L., Janzen, H.H., Larney, F.J., and Angers, D.A. (2013). "Long-term recovery of soil organic matter and aggregate stability in an artificially eroded soil under various one- time amendments.", Joint Annual Meetings of the Canadian Society of Soil Science, Manitoba Soil Science Society, Canadian Society of Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, Winnipeg, MB, Canada, July 22-25, 2013. (Poster)
  • Royer, I., Angers, D.A., Chantigny, M.H., and Rochette, P. (2013). "Contenu en éléments traces métalliques suite au travail du sol d’une vieille prairie fertilisée avec du lisier de porc.", Congrès annuel de l’AQSSS à Chicoutimi, Québec, Canada, du 28 au 30 mai 2013.
  • Royer, I., Angers, D.A., Chantigny, M.H., and Rochette, P. (2013). "Influence of Liquid Swine Manure Application on the Trace Metal Contents and links with dissolved organic carbon.", International conference on the biogeochemistry of trace elements (ICOBTE) meeting, Athens, Georgia, USA, June 16-20, 2013.

2012

  • Angers, D.A. (2012). "Animal manure application and soil c storage: a global meta-analysis.", 4th International Congress EUROSOIL: Soil Science for the Benefit of Mankind and Environment, Bari, Italy, July 2-6, 2012, S05.01b -3.
  • Chantigny, M.H., Pelster, D.E., Rochette, P., Angers, D.A., Royer, I., and Vanasse, A. (2012). "Significance of n losses through gaseous emissions and leaching in the non-growing season in snow-covered agricultural soils.", Congrès conjoint SCSS-AQSSS à Lac Beauport, Québec, Canada, du 3 au 8 juin 2012.
  • Chantigny, M.H., Royer, I., Rochette, P., Angers, D.A., Massé, D.I., and Benchaar, C. (2012). "Manure storage strategies altered nutrient availability and greenhouse gas emissions following application to soils.", 3rd AQSSS-CSSS Joint Meeting/Congrès conjoint AQSSS-SCSS: Soils in a changing climate: Friend of foe?, Manoir St-Castin, Québec City, QC, Canada, June 3-8, 2012.
  • Royer, I., MacDonald, J.D., Angers, D.A., Chantigny, M.H., Rochette, P., and Gasser, M.-O. (2012). "Influence of Liquid Swine Manure Application on the Trace Metal Contents of an Old Grassland Soil.", Annual meeting of the Soils Science Society of America, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA, October 21-24, 2012.

2011

  • Musset, G., Chantigny, M.H., Royer, I., Angers, D.A., Vanasse, A., Menasseri-Aubrya, S., Morvan, T., Rochette, P., and MacDonald, J.D. (2011). "Étude lysimétrique de la lixiviation du phosphore selon le type de sol et de fertilisant.", Congrès annuel de l’AQSSS, Wendake, Québec, Canada, du 25 au 27 mai 2011.

2010

  • Chantigny, M.H., Angers, D.A., Nyiraneza, J., and Rochette, P. (2010). "Émissions de N2O produits par différents engrais minéraux appliquées en post-levée dans le maïs-grain.", 24e Congrès annuel de l’Association Québécoise des Spécialistes en Science du Sol (AQSSS): Vers des systèmes sol-plante sains et durables, Abbaye d’Oka, Oka, QC, Canada, June 1-3, 2010. (Presentation)
  • Royer, I., MacDonald, J.D., Angers, D.A., Chantigny, M.H., Rochette, P., and Gasser, M.-O. (2010). "Phosphorus Dynamics Under Different Management Practices in eastern Canada.", Annual meeting of the Soils Science Society of America, Long Beach, CA, USA, October 31-November 4, 2010.
  • Royer, I., MacDonald, J.D., Angers, D.A., Chantigny, M.H., Rochette, P., and Gasser, M.-O. (2010). "Soil phosphorus dynamics after ploughing an old grassland.", Annual meeting of the Canadian Soil Science Society, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada, June 20-24, 2010.
  • Royer, I., MacDonald, J.D., Angers, D.A., Chantigny, M.H., Rochette, P., and Gasser, M.-O. (2010). "Trace Metal Content Following the Tillage of An Old Grassland Soil Fertilized with Pig Manure.", Annual meeting of the Soils Science Society of America, Long Beach, CA, USA, October 31-November 4, 2010.

2009

  • Bissonnette, N., Angers, D.A., Neilsen, G.H., Neilsen, D., Hogue, E.J., and Forge, T.A. (2009). "Utilisation de residus de paillis organiques en production biologique de pommiers: effect sur la matiere organique du soil.", 23e Congrès annuel de l’Association Québécoise des Spécialistes en Science du Sol (AQSSS): La rivière, reflet de la gestion des terres, l'auberge le Baluchon, St-Paulin, QC, Canada, May 19-22, 2009, pp. 72.
  • MacDonald, J.D., Angers, D.A., Rochette, P., Chantigny, M.H., Royer, I., and Gasser, M.-O. (2009). "Dynamique du carbone à la suite du labour d'un sol sous prairie.", Congrès annuel de L’AQSSS, Saint-Paulin, Québec, Canada, 19-22 mai 2009.
  • MacDonald, J.D., Angers, D.A., Rochette, P., Chantigny, M.H., Royer, I., and Gasser, M.-O. (2009). "Le mode de renouvellement des prairies influence les émissions de N2O.", Congrès annuel de L’AQSSS, Saint-Paulin, Québec, Canada, 19-22 mai 2009.
  • MacDonald, J.D., Angers, D.A., Rochette, P., Chantigny, M.H., Royer, I., and Gasser, M.-O. (2009). "Ploughing reduces N2O Emissions from Forage Fields Compared to Chemical Fallow.", 16th Nitrogen Workshop: Connecting different scales of nitrogen use in agriculture, Torino, Italy, June 28-July 1, 2009.
  • Neilsen, G.H., Neilsen, D., Hogue, E.J., Rabie, B., Herbert, L.C., Forge, T.A., Angers, D.A., and Bissonnette, N. (2009). "Use of composts in organic apple production.", 19th Annual National Compost Conference, Vancouver, BC, Canada, September 30-October 2, 2009.
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