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About Us

ASL Environmental Sciences is a world class company with over 40 years of experience in oceanographic, acoustic, equipment leasing, remote sensing, ice research products and scientific consulting services. Our products include the well-known, industry standard Acoustic Zooplankton Fish Profiler (AZFP) deployed in hundreds of locations world-wide. We provide clients with consulting services including: Flow Measurement, Numerical Modeling, Wave Measurement & Analysis, Sediment Transport and Ice Studies. 

Interesting Times

As a company, we are complying with the latest advice from our authorities in an effort to flatten the curve. Our staff is fully equipped to function as close to “normal” from our homes, utilizing remote desktop utilities, webcams and
e-mail to continue to work with our valued customers. A core group continues to work on-site, while respecting physical distancing and other guidelines. This group is maintaining key operations such as facility management, manufacturing and equipment leasing. We encourage our customers to reach out and discuss any questions or requirements they may have.

What We Do

Dan Walters

ASL Hires Dan Walters for the Position of Data Scientist

ASL is pleased to announce the appointment of Dan Walters to the position of Data Scientist as part of our remote sensing team. Dan previously served 20 years in the Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) as a pilot before leaving to join the civil sector. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Honours Physics and a Master of Defence Studies from the Royal Military College of Canada. Most recently he completed a Master of Science in Aeronautics and Astronautics from Purdue University. Dan is an avid astrophysicist, with published papers in both dynamics and astronomy. Notably, he created a deep learning tool to help unravel the mysteries of galactic evolution. Dan brings a wide breadth of experience with the military, academia, and personal research and is eager to join the team.

Science Fair 2022

Vancouver Island Students Receive Top Marks at the
2022 Canada-Wide Science Fair

ASL would like to congratulate all of the participants in the Vancouver Island Regional Science Fair and would like to recognize those that went on to receive recognition at the 2022 Canada-Wide Science Fair.

In April, ASL was proud to sponsor the fourth-prize winner of the Vancouver Island Regional Science Fair. This prize was awarded to  Nathan Hellner-Mestelman for his project entitled “Breakup is a Drag - Using a Lower CubeSat Orbit to Protect Space Infrastructure,” a study on how to reduce space debris by adjusting satellite orbits using a cost-efficient delivery system. Nathan, along with six other Vancouver Islanders (see results were selected to continue on to the nationals.

ASL Hires Devin Ireson for the Position of Software Developer and IT Specialist

ASL is pleased to announce the appointment of Devin Ireson to the position of Software Developer and IT Specialist. Devin brings over a decade of experience as an IT systems analyst to ASL, along with a recently completed B.Sc. in Computer Science. He will be responsible for support of ASL’s IT infrastructure and to design, test, code, analyze, and maintain software programs and applications.

Devin recently earned his Bachelor of Computer Science degree with a specialty in software systems from the University of Victoria, the culmination of an educational journey that began with the laddered part-time computing program at BCIT.


ASL Hires Julek Chawarski for the Position of Biological Oceanographer

ASL is excited to announce the appointment of Julek Chawarski to the position of Biological Oceanographer as a part of our team. Julek contributes nearly a decade of experience in fisheries science, with expertise in forage fisheries and biological oceanography in coastal and deep ocean ecosystems. He will be responsible for developing consulting services for our ocean monitoring clients and will develop new tools for hydroacoustic studies of aquatic ecosystems.

Previous to his appointment at ASL, Julek completed a Masters in Marine Biology at the University of Maine. Julek attended Memorial University of Newfoundland where he is currently completing his doctorate in Fisheries Science.

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Innovative Solutions for Flow Measurements in Hydroelectric Plants

Remote Sensing

We have been providing consulting services and contract research and development in airborne and satellite remote sensing since 1983.

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We acknowledge and respect the Coast Salish and W̱SÁNEĆ peoples and their historical and present-day relationships with the land on which ASL stands and operates today.

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