COMMUNITY RESEARCH PROJECTS
An ongoing taxonomic inventory of the diatoms of the Salish Sea.
Developing low-cost data collection and analysis systems for long-term pollinator surveillance and hyperlocal weather and climate monitoring.
An initiative to locate 12 plant species identified as being at risk of extirpation from Galiano Island.
Studying the diversity and distribution of maritime lichens in the Salish Sea
A newly initiated research partnership between IMERSS and Parfrey Lab (UBC) exploring the microscopic worlds of eelgrass community ecology.
A science mentorship program connecting youth to the wonders of marine biology, supervised by Dr. Elaine Humphrey
Weaving biodiversity data, Indigenous language, and place-based knowledge into an eco-cultural mapping framework.
A multidisciplinary working group advancing innovative approaches to organizing and communicating biodiversity data.
A community effort to monitor local scale microclimatic variation, helping to predict future climate impacts.
A community-based initiative to document the flora and fauna of Galiano Island, BC.