Job Title: Professor
Employer: University of Winnipeg
Place of Birth: Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
Further Education: University of Manitoba (B.Sc., Ph.D.).
Geographic focus of research: Manitoba, Ontario, Saskatchewan, USA
Brief synopsis of current research:
1. Heavy metal (Cd, Pb, Cu) cycling in freshwater aquatic ecosystems
2. Aquatic mollusc biogeography
3. Aquatic macrophyte ecology
4. Aquatic macrophyte biochemistry
5. Water quality and public health
Pip, E. The decline of freshwater molluscs in Manitoba. Can Field- Nat In press.
Pip, E. 1995. Cadmium, lead and copper in freshwater mussels from the Assiniboine River, Manitoba, Canada. J Moll Stud 61: 295- 302.
Pip, E. 1992. Cadmium, copper and lead in gastropods of the Lower Nelson River system, Manitoba, Canada. J Moll Stud 58: 199-205.
Pip, E. 1992. Phenolic compounds in macrophytes from the Lower Nelson River system, Canada. Aquatic Botany 42: 273-279.
Pip, E. 1990. Cadmium, copper and lead in aquatic macrophytes in Shoal Lake (Manitoba-Ontario). Hydrobiol 208: 253-260.
Water is our most precious resource. There is a great need for us to understand more about how aquatic ecosystems function, how they impact on the quality of the water they live in, how they deal with the contaminants we assault them with, and how this affects our own health and well-being.