Principal Investigator:Armstrong, Terry Licenced Year(s):2014201320122011
The primary objective is to examine changes in lake area in the ecoregion, investigate whether recent changes are part of a longer-term cycle related to large-scale weather patterns or due to permanent changes to the climate and hydrology of the region.
Data collection in the field will consist of taking core samples from trees in the area. This technique involves using a hollow drill to cut i...
Principal Investigator:Armstrong, Terry Licenced Year(s):
This ongoing study will involve observing glaucous gulls as they prey on nests of black brant and lesser snow geese. I will attempt to determine why the gulls seem to be more successful when attacking the nests of brant than those of snow geese. I will examine the feeding behaviour of the gulls and the defense behaviour of the geese. I will also examine the nesting success and clutch sizes of b...