Job Title: Research Scientist, Marine Birds
Employer: Canadian Wildlife Service, Environment Canada
Place of Birth: Croydon, UK
Further Education: Clare College, Cambridge, UK (B.Sc.), Oriel College, Oxford, UK (Ph.D.).
Geographic focus of research: Northern Hudson Bay and the eastern Canadian High Arctic; Haida Gwaii (Queen Charlotte Islands), BC
Brief synopsis of current research:
Ecology and conservation of marine birds
1998 Gaston, A.J., and Hipfner, J.M. The effect of ice conditions in northern Hudson Bay on breeding Thick-billed Murres (Uria lomvia). Canadian Journal of Zoology 76: 480-492.
1998 Gilchrist, G., A.J. Gaston and J.N.M. Smith. Wind and prey nest sites as foraging constraints on an avian predator, the Glaucous Gull. Ecology, 79: 2403-2414.
1998 Gaston, A.J. and Jones, I.L. The Auks. Oxford University Press, Oxford. 1999 Hipfner, J.M., Gaston, A.J. , Martin, D., and Jones, I.L. Seasonal changes in the probability of replacement egg laying by Brunnich's Guillemots: tests of the date and quality hypotheses. Journal of Animal Ecology 68: 988-998.
1999 Hipfner, J.M., and Gaston, A.J. Timing of nest departure in Thick-billed Murres and Razorbills: tests of Ydenberg's model. Ecology 80: 587-596.