Contact Robert Clark:
Adjunct Professor, Department of Biology, University of Saskatchewan
Advisor, graduate students and postdoctorate fellows (16 M.Sc.; 10 Ph.D.; 5 PDF)
Subject Editor, Avian Conservation & Ecology; Associate Editor, The Auk; Associate Editor, Wetlands; Guest Editor, Israeli Journal of Ecology & Evolution (2007-2008)
AWARDS / EDUCATION
Ph.D., McGill University
Research Scientist - Applied Avian Ecology
CURRENT S&T / RESEARCH - Contributing to Environment Canada’s mandate to ensure wildlife is conserved and protected
- Applied avian ecology: linking ecological theory to real-life problems
- Assessment of factors affecting habitat use and reproductive success in birds, and their relation to habitat management programs
- Impacts of climate, habitat and individual quality on survival variation in migratory birds, including implications for conservation programs
PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES / INTERESTS
Director, Wildlife Research, Science & Technology Branch (2006-2007) / NSERC Discovery Grant Panel, Ecology & Evolution (2006-2008) / European Science Foundation Reviewer (2006-present)
Invited keynote and plenary talks (e.g., North American Duck Symposium; International Union of Game Biologists Congress; Pan-European Duck Symposium) / Evaluation of North American Waterfowl Management Plan (Biological Foundations) 2006
Prairie Habitat Joint Venture Waterfowl Working Group; Scaup Action Team; Pintail Action Group; Golondrinas de las Americas Network
Coulton, D.W., R.G. Clark, K.A. Hobson, L.I. Wassenaar and C.E. Hebert. 2009. Temporal sources of deuterium variability in waterfowl feathers across a prairie-to-boreal gradient. Condor 111:255-265.
Boyce, M., R.G. Clark and D.W. Morris. 2008. Habitat and habitat selection: theory, tests and implications. Isreali Journal of Ecology and Evolution 54:279-472. (Special issue.)
Skinner, S.P. and R.G. Clark. 2008. Relationships between duck and grassland bird relative abundance and species richness in southern Saskatchewan. Avian Conservation and Ecology 3.
Devink, J-M., R.G. Clark, S. Slattery and T.M. Scheuhammer. 2008. Effects of dietary seleium on reproduction and body mass of captive lesser scaup. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 27:471-477.
Drever, M.C., T.D. Nudds and R.G. Clark. 2007. Agricultural policy and nest success of prairie ducks in Canada and the United States. Avian Conservation and Ecology 2.
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