Margarete Kalin-Seidenfaden

Margarete Kalin-Seidenfaden

Company: Boojum Research

Job title: Research Director


Margarete Kalin-Seidenfaden founder of Boojum Research Ltd an R& D firm which has developed ecologically based, self-sustaining decommissioning systems for mine waste and water management areas.

She received the Noranda Award for Outstanding Achievement in Reclamation and the Teck-Cominco Environmental Award. In 2005-06 she was a nominated Distinguished Lecturer by CIM (Canadian Institute Mining). She is a retired QEP (Qualified Environmental Professional) and a Senior Ecologist of the Ecological Society of America. She held adjunct professorships at several Canadian Universities published more than 100 scientific papers and contributed chapters to many books.

Boojum’s reports on the companies mine sites are available at A brief summary of the ecological engineering processes which could be utilized  in mine waste and water management is published at She received an honorary Ph D from Laurentian University, in Sudbury Canada. In 2022 a book with details will be published by Springer:


Demystifying microbial film engineering to improve acid mine drainage control in situ. 1:30 pm

Enhancing natural repair processes in mine wastes and improving the quality of mine drainage seepages to the receiving environments.  Read more

day: 26 April 2022