Donald Baird
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Donald J Baird


Research Scientist in the Water Science & Technology Directorate of Environment and Climate Change Canada, Visiting Research Professor in the Biology Department at the University of New Brunswick and Science Director of the Canadian Rivers Institute.

His primary research interests include the study of watershed patterns in aquatic biodiversity and the influence of landscape stressors on resident biota. Current research concerns freshwater invertebrates, with dragonflies as a particular focus. He has previously worked on a variety of taxa groups from flatworms to fish, and in a variety of habitats from wetlands, lakes and rivers to coastal marine systems.

Biodiversity Biosphere Interactions Ecosystem Science Ecotoxicology Freshwater Biology

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Work details

Research Scientist

Water Science & Technology Directorate
August 2003
Environment and Climate Change Canada
Study impacts of human activities on aquatic ecosystems.

Science Director

University of New Brunswick
August 2003
Biology / Canadian Rivers Institute
River ecosystem science.


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