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Emily Mason

 

MSc Student

I am a Master’s of Science student in the Natural Resources and Environmental Studies program at the University of Northern British Columbia (UNBC) under the supervision of Dr. Eduardo Martins. During my thesis, I am researching the thermal preference of sockeye salmon (Oncorhynchus nerka) in the Babine Watershed and the effects of physiological processes on how Babine sockeye use their thermal environment during the final stage of their migration. This research is being conducted in collaboration with the Lake Babine Nation Fisheries Department, with whom I have worked since 2016. I hope this research will contribute to our understanding of how projected rising air and water temperatures will affect sockeye salmon.

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Experience

2016–2019     Junior Fisheries Biologist/ Fisheries Biologist Lake Babine Nation Fisheries

2015                 Ecosystem Restoration Technician Galiano Conservancy Association

2014                 Summer Research Assistant
Department of Forest and Conservation Science, Faculty                             of  Forestry, University of British Columbia, University of British Columbia

Education

2012–2016      BSc    Natural Resources Conservation, Major in Science and Management, University of British                                       Columbia