Researcher Profile

Joseph M. Culp

Job Title: Project Chief, Cumulative Effects on Aquatic Biodiversity
Employer: Environment Canada
Further Education: University of Oklahoma (B.Sc.), University of Calgary (M.Sc., Ph.D.).
Geographic focus of research: Ontario

Brief synopsis of current research:
I currently study:
1) cumulative effects of nutrient-contaminant interactions on benthic good webs.
2) design and implementation of mesocosm technologies for environmental effects monitoring.
3) development of weight-of evidence approaches for environmental decision making
4) assessment of Canadian guidelines for dissolved oxygen in aquatic ecosystems and application of stable isotope techniques to assess ecosystem metabolism.

Contact Information:
Phone: (306) 975-5742; Fax: (306) 975-6414
E-mail:
joseph.culp@ec.gc.ca