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Dr. John S. Richardson
Professor and Head of Department
Aquatic and Riparian Area Ecology
Email: john.richardson@ubc.ca
Phone: (604)822-6586
Laboratory: (604)822-8927
Fax: (604)822-9102

John's CV

Education:
  B.Sc. (1979) University of Toronto (Zoology)
  M.Sc. (1983) University of Alberta (Zoology)
  Ph.D. (1989) University of British Columbia (Zoology)

Affiliations:
   Professor, Department of Forest and Conservation Sciences
   Associate of the Peter Wall Institute for Advanced Studies
   Associate member of the Department of Zoology

Research Interests
  • Stream and riparian area ecology
  • Community and population ecology
  • Benthic invertebrates, amphibians, fish
  • Detrital-based food webs and donor-controlled systems
  • Conservation Biology

    Current Research Projects
  • Ecology of headwater streams
  • Demography of Tailed Frogs and Pacific Giant Salamanders under different forest harvest histories
  • Biomonitoring of watersheds using stream benthos
  • Biodiversity of headwater channels under different forest harvest practices
  • Efficacy of riparian management guidelines in coastal and interior (Cariboo) forests for protection of stream and riparian ecosystems
  • Detritivore dynamics and facilitative interactions
  • Tiger salamander populations in the south Okanagan
  • Terrestrial invertebrates of riparian forests
  • Ecology of the lower Fraser River and its tributaries