Chantel J. Chizen

Chantel J. Chizen

PhD Student

University of Saskatchewan


Chantel Chizen is a PhD student studying soil science at the University of Saskatchewan with the Applied Pedology research group. Chantel’s research focuses on wetland soil carbon storage in the Prairie Pothole Region. Outside of the field/lab you can find her camping, biking, skiing, or playing board games.


  • Soil carbon storage
  • Digital soil mapping
  • Pedology
  • Soil conservation


  • PhD in Soil Science, 2020 - present

    University of Saskatchewan

  • MSc in Soil Science, 2020

    University of British Columbia

  • BSc in Applied Biology with Honours, 2018

    University of British Columbia


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