Faculty and Researchers
Students & Research Questions
Multi-species modeling of predator/prey interactions between pinnipeds and Pacific salmon in the Strait of Georgia.
Exploring how pinniped cardiovascular anatomy and physiology relates to diving ability
Looking at the foraging patterns of Arctic marine mammals in stochastic and changing environments. How habitat variability and anthropogenic climate change affect the foraging efficiency of beluga whales, narwhals, and polar bears.
Julia Adelsheim – MSc
Sea otter bioenergetics; foraging costs and energy use tradeoffs; effects of prey availability on sea otter energy balance
Selina Agbayani – MSc IRES
Modelling gray whale migration routes and foraging habitat in the face of climate change
Kate Colson – MSc
Estimating prey requirements of the Pacific Coast Feeding Group of grey whales in Oregon, Washington, and British Columbia waters
Josh McInnes – MSc
Determining the Ecology and Community Structure of West Coast Transient Killer Whales in the Northeastern Pacific
Ana Pozas – MSc
The Role of Diet Quality on Divergent Population Trends of California Sea Lions (Zalophus californianus) in Mexico and the USA
Taryn Scarff – MSc
Transient killer whale presence and prey consumption in the inside waters of Vancouver Island
Administration & Support
Renee La Roi
Over thirty students have graduated since 1996. Click on alumni to see our list of graduates and their research.