Our researchers have established programmes of activities that distinguish them as experts in systematics, species discovery and Arctic research.

Past research projects.

Projects by Category

Animals

Kathy Conlan is helped with a glove of her dive suit beside a dive hut.
Change in Benthic Communities: Human and Natural Effects
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Burrowing shrimp (Calocaris templemani). Enlarged version: A collage showing a burrowing shrimp, burrow openings and a diagram o
Ecology and Taxonomy of Northwest Atlantic Marine Species
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An eastern pearlshell mussel in situ.
Freshwater Mussels and Marine Mussels of Canada: Studies on Taxonomy, Distribution and Conservation
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Kamal Khidas measures a wolf skull (Canis lupus).
Morphogenetic Characteristics of Large Carnivores from Canada, and the Implications for Conservation
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An array of collection funnels hang from a frame.
Taxonomy of Weevils in the Americas
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Fossils

Xiao-Chun Wu consults some papers while sitting beside a fossil he is studying.
Changes in Vertebrate Fauna during Global Transitions
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Kathy Stewart crouches on a steep, rocky slope while consulting a large sheet of paper.
Changing Faunas and Human Activities on the Canadian Northwest Coast for the Past 6000 Years
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Xiao-Chun Wu consults some papers while sitting beside a fossil he is studying.
Reptiles of the Mesozoic Era
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Jordan Mallon crouches beside a partially exposed fossil bone.
The Palaeo-Ecology of Canadian Dinosaurs
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Kathy Stewart crouches on a steep, rocky slope while consulting a large sheet of paper.
Vertebrate Evolution, Hominid Origins and Environmental Change in the Later Cenozoic Era
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Minerals

Stilbite crystals.
Environmental Mineralogy
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The Evolution of Alkaline Environments: Trace Elements, Accessory Minerals and Magmas
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Plants and Algae

A mass of green moss covered with dark, round fruits.
Bryophytes of Canada
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Canadian Arctic Flora: Biodiversity and Change
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A boat on the water.
Freshwater Micro-Organisms: Systematics, Biodiversity, Toxicology, Impact Assessment and Environmental Change
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Jeff Saarela crouches in a field with water and hills in the background.
Taxonomy and Phylogenetics of Grasses (Poaceae) and Their Relatives
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Understanding the Evolutionary History of Flowering Plants
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