Graduate student profiles

Elaine Ho

Elaine Ho

PhD

Supervised by Andrew Trant and Simon Courtenay

e23ho@uwaterloo.ca

Project:

 I have proposed a monitoring framework for the lower Grand River and Nearshore Lake Erie that is co-created with diverse stakeholders and rightsholders, is considerate of cumulative effects and connects monitoring to decisions. There is a heavy focus on considering diverse values and perspectives, as well as understanding how different approaches to community and Indigenous engagement may contribute to collaboratively achieving shared goals.

Year started: 2016

Sondra Eger

Sondra Eger

PhD

Supervised by Simon Courtenay

seger@uwaterloo.ca

@SonEger

Project:

Learning from experience to advance the operationalization of integrated coastal and marine management (ICM) in the Bay of Fundy, Canada.

Mark McCarthy

Mark McCarthy

MES

Supervised by Simon Courtenay

mtmccarthy@uwaterloo.ca

Project:

Impact of Urban Development on Benthic Macroinvertebrates in Urban Rivers and Streams.

Mark Saunders

MES

Supervised by Mike van den Heuvel and Simon Courtenay

m23saunders@uwaterloo.ca

Project:

Potential of Environmental DNA to monitor fish assemblages in estuaries of Prince Edward Island.

Nathanael Bergbusch

Nathanael Bergbusch

PhD

Supervised by Simon Courtenay

nbergbusch@gmail.com

Project:

Regional aquatic environmental assessment.

Year started: Fall 2020

Bucket list:

Bike from coast to coast.

Jerrica Cormier

MSc

Supervised by Mike van den Heuvel and Simon Courtenay

University of Prince Edward Island (UPEI)

jmcormier@upei.ca

Project:

Internal nutrient loading in a PEI estuary impacted by agriculture. 

Lilia Schoot Uiterkamp

MES-MRP, Masters of Climate Change Program

Supervised by Simon Courtenay

Project:

Changes in Walleye (Sander vitreus) spawning in the Detroit River 2005-2018 as inferred from egg deposition mats. 

Jess Kidd

Jess Kidd

PhD

 Co-supervised by Heidi Swanson and Simon Courtenay

jess@anglerfishscience.com

Project:

 Cumulative effects monitoring in Canada.

Bucket list:

Fly fishing in Patagonia.