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Bioenvironmental Monitoring & Assessment

Group of Bioenvironmental Monitoring & Assessment students and faculty in forest

Bioenvironmental Monitoring & Assessment

Faculty & Research

Faculty who are supervisors within the thesis-based M.Sc. in BEMA program are noted - please contact them for M.Sc. opportunities or visit their websites

 

Dennis Murray (Director of BEMA Program)

​Professor, Biology
dennismurray@trentu.ca

Supervisor (M.Sc.), Course Developer & Instructor:  BEMA 5008H (Sampling Design), BEMA 5001H (Current Topics), BEMA 5011H (Population Viability Analysis)

Research Interests:  predator-prey interactions/relationships; population viability analysis; population and statistical modeling
http://www.dennismurray.ca/

 

Faculty & Instructors (in alphabetical order)

Julian Aherne
Julian Aherne

​Associate Professor, School of Environment
jaherne@trentu.ca

Research Interests:  environmental modeling to improve understanding of environmental pollutants

 

 

 

Dominique Chabot
Dominique Chabot

Postdoctoral Fellow, School of Environment
dominiquechabot@trentu.ca

Course Co-Developer & Instructor:  BEMA 5005H (Geomatics I)

 

 

 

 

Angela Eads
Angela Eads

Postdoctoral Fellow, Biology
angelaeads@trentu.ca

​Course Instructor:  BEMA 5003H (Data Analysis)

Research Interests:  influence of interactions between genetic & environmental sources on phenotypic variation, impacts of stress on adaptive abilities

 

 

Steven Franklin
Steven Franklin

Professor, School of Environment
sfranklin@trentu.ca

Course Co-Developer:  BEMA 5005H (Geomatics I) & BEMA 5007H (Geomatics II)

Research Interests:  investigating impacts of humans on the environment using remote sensing & GIS

 

 

Paul Frost

Professor, Biology
paulfrost@trentu.ca

Supervisor (M.Sc.)

Research Interests:  ecological stoichiometry, limnology, aquatic ecology
http://www.people.trentu.ca/paulfrost/

 

Chris Furgal
Chris Furgal

Associate Professor, Indigenous Studies & School of Environment
chrisfurgal@trentu.ca

Research Interests:  Indigenous environmental health, Indigenous knowledge & science; food security and climate change

 

 

 

 

Chris Kyle
Christopher Kyle

Chair & Associate Professor, Forensic Sciences
christopherkyle@trentu.ca

Supervisor (M.Sc.), Course Co-Developer:  BEMA 5006H (Genome-based Environmental Monitoring)

Research Interests:  landscape & molecular epidemiology; landscape & conservation genetics; molecular applications in forensic entomology

 

 

Erica Nol

Professor, Biology
enol@trentu.ca

Supervisor (M.Sc.)

Research Interests:  avian ecology, avian conservation biology, forest ecology
http://www.avianconservation.ca
 

Aaron Shafer
Aaron Shafer

Assistant Professor, Forensic Sciences
aaronshafer@trentu.ca

Supervisor (M.Sc.), Course Co-Developer:  BEMA 5006H (Genome-based Environmental Monitoring)

Research Interests:  application of genomic methods to conservation, wildlife management, and legal issues

 

 

Paul Wilson

Paul Wilson

Associate Professor, Biology
pawilson@trentu.ca

Supervisor (M.Sc.), Course Developer & Instructor:  BEMA 5009H (Environmental Policy)

Research Interests:  applied molecular genetics & genomics in forensic science and conservation genetics
http://www.wilsoncrcresearch.ca/

 

Marguerite Xenopoulos

Professor, Biology
mxenopoulos@trentu.ca

Supervisor (M.Sc.)

Research Interests:  stream and lake ecology; global change; biogeoechemistry
http://people.trentu.ca/mxenopoulos

 

Support Staff

Cynthia Kapke
Cynthia Kapke

Online Curriculum Coordinator & Instructor, BEMA Program
ckapke@trentu.ca

​Course Instructor:  BEMA 5000H (Principles of EMA I)

 

 

 

 

Jennifer Bull
Jennifer Bull

Program/Placement Coordinator, BEMA Program
jenniferbull@trentu.ca