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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


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


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.

Expertise Categories associated with this S&T Expert:

Nature & Wildlife
     Ecosystems & Habitats
          Marine environment
     Wildlife Populations
          Population tracking and analysis
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