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Adjunct Professor, Dept. of Biology, Mount Allison University
Adjunct Professor, Department of Biology, University of New Brunswick
Honourary Research Fellow, Department of Biology, Acadia University
AWARDS / EDUCATION
Elective Member, American Ornithologists' Union, 1999
Environment Canada Citation of Excellence Award, 1992
Ph.D. (Behavioural ecology) University of Dunelm; M.Sc. (Biology) Brock University; B.Sc. (Zoology) University of Guelph
John W. Chardine
Research Scientist - Marine Ecosystems
Canadian Wildlife Service Office (Sackville, NB)
CURRENT S&T / RESEARCH - Contributing to Environment Canada’s mandate to ensure wildlife is conserved and protected
- Population dynamics and feeding ecology of phalaropes staging in the outer Bay of Fundy
- Role of ocean climate variability on seabird population ecology in Atlantic Canada
- Population ecology of Razorbills in collaboration with Dr. Tony Diamond, Atlantic Cooperative Wildlife Ecology Research Network (ACWERN)
PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES / INTERESTS
Canadian delegate, International Council for the Exploration of the Sea (ICES) Working Group on Seabird Ecology
Associate Editor, Waterbirds; Editorial Board Member, Seabird
Past and current Adjunct Professor/Honourary Research Fellow at four Atlantic Canada universities
Supervisor for 6 M.Sc. theses and one B.Sc. honours thesis; member of numerous graduate student committees
Barrett, R.T., C.J. Camphuysen, T. Anker-Nilssen, J.W. Chardine, R.W. Furness, S. Garthe, O. Hüppop, M.F. Leopold, W.A. Montevecchi and R.R. Veit. 2007. Diet studies of seabirds: a review and recommendations. ICES Journal of Marine Science 64:1675-1691.
Breton, A.R., G.A. Fox and J.W. Chardine. 2008. Survival of Herring Gulls (Larus argentatus) breeding in a Lake Ontario colony over two decades of environmental change. Waterbirds 31:15-23.
Massaro, M., J.W. Chardine, I.L. Jones and G.J. Robertson. 2000. Delayed capelin (Mallotus villosus) availability influences predatory behaviour of large gulls on black-legged kittiwakes (Rissa tridactyla), causing a reduction in kittiwake breeding success. Can. J. Zool. 78: 1588-1596.
Chardine, J.W., A. J. Fontaine, H. Blokpoel, M. Mallory and T. Hofmann. 2004. At-sea observations of Ivory Gulls (Pagophila eburnea) in the eastern Canadian high arctic in 1993 and 2002: indication of a population decline. Polar Record 40:355-359.
Chardine, J.W. 2002. Geographic variation in the wing-tip patterns of Black-legged Kittiwakes. Condor 104:687-693. [DOI: 10.1650/0010-5422(2002)104[0687:GVITWP]2.0.CO;2.]
Chardine, J.W., J. Porter and K. Wohl. 2000. Workshop on seabird incidental catch in the waters of Arctic countries: report and recommendations. CAFF Tech. Rep. No. 7. Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna, Iceland. 65 pp.
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