Researcher Profile

Mike Brylinsky

Job Title: Research Scientist
Employer: Acadia centre for Estuarine Research, Acadia University, Wolfville.N.S.
Place of Birth: Bayonne, New Jersy, USA.
Public School attended: Washington Elementary School
High School attended: Bayonne High School
Further Education: Syracuse University (B.Sc. - Zoology), Inststiute of Ecology, University of Georgia (M.Sc. - Ecology).
Geographic focus of research: Atlantic Maritime Provinces, Gulf of Maine, United Kingdom.

Brief synopsis of current research:
Eutrophication of marine and freshwater ecosystems, water quality monitoring, water quality modelling, community based water quality monitoring programs, animal-sediment interactions, tidal flat ecology, energy flow in aquatic ecosytems, primary production, impacts of physical barriers on aquatic ecosystems.

Mailing address:
Acadia Centre for Estuarine Research, Acadia University, Wolfville, Nova Scotia, B0P 1H0
Phone: 902-585-1509; Fax: 902 585-1054

Recent Publications:

Daborn, G.R., C.L. Amos, M. Brylinsky and others. 1993. An ecological 'cascade' effect: migratory birds affect stability of intertidal sediments. Limnol. Oceanogr. 38: 225-231.

Brylinsky, M., A.J. Gibson and D.C. Gordon Jr. 1994. Impacts of flounder trawls on the intertidal habitat and community of the Minas Basin, Bay of Fundy. Can. J. Fish. Aquat. Sci. 51: 650-661.

Amos, C.L., M. Brylinsky, T.F. Sutherland, D. O’Brien, S. Lee and A. Cramp. 1998. The stability of a mudflat in the Humber estuary, South Yorkshire, U.K., p. 25-43. In K.S. Black, D.M. Patterson and A. Cramp [eds.] Sedimentary Processes in the Intertidal Zone. Geological Society, London, Special Publications, 139.

Brylinsky, M. and S. Pittman. 1999. The Clean Annapolis River Guardian Program: Evaluation of a volunteer based water quality monitoring program, p. 219-225. In Partnerships in Water Resource Management: Proceedings of the Canadian Water Resources Association 52nd Annual Conference. Canadian Water Resources Association.