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What counts in making MPAs count: The role of legitimacy as a contributor to perceived MPA success in Canada. [graduate project].
Marine protected areas (MPAs) are powerful management tools used worldwide for conserving marine species and habitats. Yet, many MPAs fail to achieve their management objectives because of shortfalls in understanding ...
Small and Mighty: Why forage fisheries management could benefit from an ecosystem based framework. A case study on Bay of Fundy/Southwest Nova Scotia herring stock component [graduate project].
Forage fish are defined as low to mid-trophic level species that are preyed upon by many top predators within their respective ecosystems. The dependence on these forage fish from top predators makes them a crucial link ...
An institutional analysis of Canadian advisory committees: Linking committee structure and function to policy changes
The creation of Canada’s Oceans Act in 1997 encouraged public participation and the use of advisory committees in marine management. To date however, there have been few comparative studies examining whether these advisory ...
Evaluating the role and designation of critical habitat for conserving Canadian marine species at risk: a decision framework
Human-induced activities are increasing the rate at which species and their habitats are declining. The Canadian Species at Risk Act (SARA) offers a protective framework for species and their habitat. To receive full habitat ...
Advancing an Integrated Management approach to Ship Strikes with Baleen whales on Canada’s Pacific Coast [graduate project].
Ship strikes have been identified as a threat to the survival and recovery of whale species populations. On Canada’s Pacific coast, ship strikes are noted as a potential threat to the recovery of baleen whales, specifically ...
Examining the Feasibility of Implementing a Marine Mammal Oil Spill Response in Canada [graduate project].
The coastal waters surrounding Canada are home to diverse ecosystems that provide rich feeding grounds and critical habitat for many marine species. Marine mammals face numerous anthropogenic threats to their recovery and ...
Trichloroethylene and tetrachlorethylene in Atlantic waters
(American Geophysical Union, Washington, DC, 2001-11)
No abstract available.
Synconvergent ductile flow in variable-strength continental crust; numerical models with application to the western Grenville Orogen
(American Geophysical Union, Washington, DC, 2007-10)
No abstract available.
The Polar Invasion: An Examination of Canadian Policy Perspectives Associated with Arctic Governance
The effects of climate change on Arctic sea ice have created unprecedented international interest in accessing the Northwest Passage as a cost efficient alternative for shipping between the Pacific and Atlantic Oceans. ...