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PhD Position to Study:  American Lobster Foraging Biology

Dr. Russell Wyeth at St. Francis Xavier University (StFX) and Dr. Iain McGaw at Memorial University of Newfoundland (MUN) are accepting applications for a PhD student position to start September 1, 2020 (or earlier).

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Visiting Teaching Opportunity – Marine Plankton Ecology

We are looking for a co-instructor to share teaching the course  Marine Plankton Ecology, May 25 – June 12, 2020 with Dr. Diana Verala (UVic) .

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Altering eelgrass: The impact of invasive European green crabs on critical habitat

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.

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2020 Summer and Fall course lists and application forms are now OPEN!

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.

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2020 Summer Teaching Assistants application form

Application deadline for SUMMER courses: March 1, 2020 Applicant information Prefix First name Last name Nickname Date of birth (Format YYYY-MM-DD) Permanent Address Please use an address where you can receive BMSC communications for the foreseeable future Street Address Street Address line 2 Street Address line 3 City Province/State -----CANADA--AlbertaBritish ColumbiaManitobaNew BrunswickNewfoundland and LabradorNorthwest TerritoriesNova…
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Life-History Strategies of Marine Organisms

Overview: This lab and field oriented class will first provide a foundation in evolutionary biology and population biology and then build on those principles in order to understand variation in, and the evolution of, life history traits.  Life history traits are those traits that are directly involved with the schedule of survivorship and reproduction.  Life…

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Marine Plankton Ecology

OverviewWhat to ExpectOverview Instructors:  Dr. Diana Varela & TBA Overview:  This course will investigate the ecology and diversity of phytoplankton and zooplankton, and the links between plankton biology and the physicochemical characteristics of the marine environment in which they live. In the ocean, phytoplankton and zooplankton have unparalleled taxonomic, morphological and genetic diversity, and are…
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Diana Varela

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…

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Kevin Bruce

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Alison Cheung

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