Colleen Mercer Clarke

Interdisciplinary Scientist
Colleen Mercer-Clarke

Colleen Mercer Clarke has over 30 years of experience in the private sector as a marine ecologist and landscape architect. She completed a doctorate degree at Dalhousie University focused on the opportunities and constraints for improving coastal planning and management in Canadian coastal regions. Colleen is the Chair of the Canadian Society of Landscape Architects Task Force on Adaptation to Climate Change, and the International Federation of Landscape Architects Working Group on Climate Change.

Areas of research and expertise: coastal governance, landscape architecture, land use planning, coastal climate change impacts, climate change adaptation