Research in the Baum Lab is motivated by a fundamental desire to understand how human activities are changing marine ecosystems, and what the consequences of these changes are for nature and for people. Our current research centres around the following questions:
We are committed to open science and data sharing, and to outreach aimed at enhancing public understanding of our research, ocean conservation, and science in general. Our overarching goal is to make scientific discoveries that advance understanding of oceanic ecosystems and inspire effective solutions for their conservation.
News - Spring 2016
So many great things happening in the lab this spring!
We're hiring! Join me and Tara Martin as a Postdoctoral Researcher to work on Priority Threat Management in the Fraser River Estuary. Fully funded. Applications due June 15th; Start date July - September.
James, Lauren, and Julia's new paper on how fishing changes the size structure of coral reef fish communities is now out in PeerJ!, June
Congratulations to Danielle on being awarded a National Geographic Young Explorers Grant for her work on Kiritimati!, June
Welcome to our lab and welcome to Canada Mathangi! We're excited to have you here for the summer!, May
Lia's Fraser River Estuary research, conducted in collaboration with Raincoast Conservation, is covered by the Vancouver Sun 'Researchers seine for marine life off Roberts Bank port site', May
Associated Press, Washington Post and many others cover our recent expedition to Kiritimati, April
See what we see underwater - in 3D! In collaboration with John Burns, our first 3D Kiritimati Island underwater imagery is up on our Kiritimati website
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