A collaborative effort between Ocean Wise and coastal partners

Field sampling was conducted by Ocean Wise scientists and partners, including First Nations, community groups, port authorities, and government agencies.

Our Team

Elizabeth Ruberg is a Research Scientist with Pollution Tracker. She holds a Master of Environmental Toxicology, with experience conducting toxicity studies, field sampling, and literature reviews related to petroleum toxicity. She provides general program support, with a focus on data analysis and reporting.

Dr. Joseph Kim is a Research Scientist with the Ocean Pollution Team. Joseph specializes in biology, ecology, phycology, ecotoxicology, and ecological risk assessment. He provides data management and analysis support for Pollution Tracker and is currently using the Pollution Tracker dataset to investigate killer whale critical habitat quality.

Stephanie Braig is a Research Scientist with Pollution Tracker. She holds a MSc in environment and ecology and has experience in marine and freshwater ecotoxicology. She conducts field sampling and reporting for the Pollution Tracker program.

Charlie Cox is the Manager of Microplastics and Ocean Pollution at Ocean Wise


Thank you to our partners who make Pollution Tracker possible.


Association of Denman Island Marine Stewards

Metlakatla First Nation

In-kind Support:

Council of the Haida Nation

Gitga’at Nation

Gwaii Haanas National Park Reserve, National Marine Conservation Area Reserve and Haida Heritage Site

Heiltsuk Nation

Nuu-chah-nulth Tribal Council

Saturna Island Marine Research and Education Society

Pender Harbour Ocean Discovery Station

Tlowitsis Nation

Bamfield Marine Sciences Centre

Comox Valley Project Watershed Society

K’ómoks First Nation

Lax Kw’alaams Band

Musqueam Indian band

Tsawwassen First Nation


EarthSoft provides Pollution Tracker with affordable database services.



Please cite us as:

Ocean Wise Conservation Association. Pollution Tracker, pollutiontracker.org. Accessed day/month/year.

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