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.
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.
Dr. Marie Noel is a Senior Research Scientist with our Ocean Pollution Team. She oversees the marine mammal toxicology program, provides technical expertise for Pollution Tracker, and works closely with graduate students, Post-Doctoral Fellows, and contractors. She has extensive experience with contaminant monitoring in various matrices, as well as marine mammal toxicology and genomics.
Thank you to our partners who make Pollution Tracker possible.
Association of Denman Island Marine Stewards
Metlakatla First Nation
Council of the Haida Nation
Gwaii Haanas National Park Reserve, National Marine Conservation Area Reserve and Haida Heritage Site
Nuu-chah-nulth Tribal Council
Saturna Island Marine Research and Education Society
Pender Harbour Ocean Discovery Station
Bamfield Marine Sciences Centre
Comox Valley Project Watershed Society
K’ómoks First Nation
Lax Kw’alaams Band
Musqueam Indian band
Tsawwassen First Nation