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Erland A. MacIsaac

Job Title: Head, Fish-Forestry Research Program
Employer: Fisheries and Oceans Canada
Place of Birth: Calgary, Alberta, Canada
High School attended: Port Coquitlam Senior Secondary, Mary Hill Junior Secondary
Further Education: University of British Columbia (B.Sc. - Marine Biology).
Geographic focus of research: British Columbia

Brief synopsis of current research:
Effects of forestry and land-use activities on fish, fish habitat, and aquatic resources. Efficacy of forestry prescriptions at protecting stream habitats. Paleolimnological reconstruction of historic salmon populations and habitat productivity.

Mailing address:
Cooperative Resource Management Institute, School of Resource & Environmental Management, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, BC, V5A 1S6

Recent Publications:

MacIsaac, E. and Stockner J. 1993. Enumeration of phototrophic picoplankton by autofluorescence microscopy. p.187-197. IN Kemp P.F., Sherr, B.F., Sherr, E.B., and J. Cole. (eds). Handbook of methods in aquatic microbial ecology. Lewis Publ., Boca Raton.

Stockner, J.G. and MacIsaac, E.A.. 1996. British Columbia lake enrichment programme: two decades of habitat enhancement for sockeye salmon. Reg. Rivers: Res. & Manage. 12: 547-561.

Weisse T. and MacIsaac E. 2000. Significance and fate of bacterial production in oligotrophic lakes in British Columbia. Can.J. Fish. Aquat. Sci. 57: 96-105.