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David Mackas

Job Title: Research Scientist
Employer: Fisheries and Oceans Canada (Inst. Ocean Sciences, Sidney BC)
Place of Birth: Hartford, CT, USA
High School attended: Wethersfield CT
Further Education: University of Washington, Seattle, WA (B.Sc., M.Sc.), Dalhousie University (Ph.D.).
Geographic focus of research: British Columbia (continental margin of NE Pacific), USA, Japan, Chile (NE Pacific and Pacific Ocean eastern boundary currents)

Brief synopsis of current research:
Spatial distribution and seasonal-to-interannual variability of zooplankton populations, and how these are affected by ocean climate and current patterns.