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Adjunct Professor (University of Idaho)

Canadian Lead, Environmental Technical Working Group, International Joint Commission

OPP co-lead Contaminant Research in aquatic ecosystems, Hydrology and Ecological Research


Leader of the Year (2002 and 2000), Columbia River Fish Commission

Ph.D.: Dalhousie, M.Sc.: McGill, BSc: Ottawa.

NSERC recipient: Ph.D. and M.Sc.


André J. Talbot

Director - Aquatic Ecosystem Protection Research Division, Water Science and Technology Directorate

CURRENT S&T / RESEARCH - Understand the impact on large rivers and predict the vulnerability and sensitivity of aquatic ecosystems to stressors

  • Management of research on the cumulative impact of anthropic pressures (stress) on aquatic ecosystems
  • Strategic planning
  • Studies on the conservation and protection of Genetic Diversity (Universityof Idaho)


Ecology and evolution

Habitat-productivity relation

Quantitative genetics and populations

Conservation and restoration of populations at risk


Talbot, A. (ed.). 2006. Water Availability Issues for the St. Lawrence River: An Environmental Synthesis. Environment Canada, Montréal. 204 pages.

Brannon, E., M.S. Powell, T. Quinn and A.J. Talbot. 2004. Population Structure of Columbia River Basin Chinook Salmon and Steelhead Trout. Reviews in Fisheries Science. 12(2-3): 99-232.

Narum, S.R, W.D. Arnsberg, A.J. Talbot and M.S. Powell. 2007. Reproductive isolation following reintroduction of Chinook salmon with alternative life histories. Conservation Genetics. 8(5):1123-1132.

Talbot, A.J. and P. Galbreath. 2006. Salmon Restoration – A Native American Perspective from the Columbia River. p. 551-576 in Lackey, Robert T., Denise H. Lach, and Sally L. Duncan. (Eds.) Salmon 2100: The Future of Wild Pacific Salmon. American Fisheries Society, Bethesda, Maryland, 629 pp.

Brannon, E.L, D. F. Amend, M.A. Cronin, J.E. Lanna, S. Lapatra, W.J. Mcneil, R.E. Noble, C.E. Smith, A.J. Talbot, G.A. Wedemeyer and H. Westers. 2004. The controversy about hatcheries: The use of hatcheries in supplementation and recovery of wild salmon and steelhead: resolving the confusion of hatchery fish performance with fisheries management. Fisheries. 29(9):12-31.

Hyun, S.-Y., K. Myers and A.J. Talbot. 2007. Year-to-year variability in ocean recovery rate of Columbia River Upriver Bright fall Chinook salmon (Oncorhynchus tshawytscha). Fisheries Oceanography. 16(4):350-362.

Expertise Categories associated with this S&T Expert:

     Aquatic Ecosystems
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