The BMSC Star, Volume 1 – December 2019
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Undergraduate Research Fellowship students investigate reducing the spread of invasive European green crab larvae
Undergraduate Research Fellowship students investigate reducing the spread of the invasive European Green Crab larvae when shipping oyster seed to new farms and markets.
BMSC Alumna, Brett Howard (SFU) and authors, report that the invasive green crab, Carcinus maenas, significantly reduces the density of ecologically important marine plant ecosystems.
Attend Canada’s premier coastal research and training facility, where we offer unique field courses in coastal and marine sciences and other disciplines during the Summer and Fall semesters.
The goals of my research program are to understand the causes and consequences of variations in marine primary production, and the links between phytoplankton physiology and biogeochemical cycling in the ocean. In particular, we study the eco-physiology of carbon, nitrogen and silicon acquisition in marine phytoplankton, and the sensitivity of the individual uptake mechanisms to…
Colin (PhD, UBC Botany) wears many hats: ecologist, beekeeper, botanist, polar expedition guide and filmmaker. Underpinning these various roles is his interest in understanding human relationships with the natural world through research, teaching, documenting, exploring and communicating. His research focuses mainly on the cause and consequences of anthropogenic impacts on marine biodiversity. Colin has taught…
In his 25 year wildlife filmmaking career he has crafted intimate portrayals of many intriguing wild characters, from elephants, crocodiles, leopards and bears to spiders, pigeons, termites and leeches. Jeff especially loves revealing the remarkable lives of underappreciated and misunderstood creatures. Surprisingly, they are often key to the survival of a healthy ecosystem. “Each film…
Today we received notice of not one, but TWO publications arising from undergraduate research conducted during summer and fall course activities here at BMSC!