Links will be added as these literature reviews are completed throughout spring 2014. Bangarang Backgrounders are imperfect but rigorous reviews, written in haste, in an effort to organize and memorize the key information for every aspect of the project. They will be updated regularly as new learnin’ is incorporated.
Place, People & Policy
– The Kitimat Fjord System: Annotated bibliography
– Natural history of the Great Bear Rainforest
– The Gitga’at and other Coastal First Nations
– The Great Bear’s first Europeans
– Fuel Trafficking in the Great Bear
– Whales, seabirds and Enbridge: How the project’s risks were assessed.
– Policy & Protection: Conservation in the Pacific Northwest
– The BC Coast: Geology, meterology and oceanography
– Fjords! Their oceanography, especially in the Kitimat Fjord System.
– Plankton Processes: Zoogeographic patterns and processes in BC waters
– Euphausiids of the coastal northeast Pacific
– Forage Plankton in the Kitimat Fjord System
– Forage Fish of the BC coast.
– BC Salmon and Other Delicious Finfish
– Fisheries in the Kitimat Fjord System
– Whaling in British Columbia
– Marine Tetrapods of the Kitimat Fjord System
– Natural history of fin whales
– How to Lunge Feed: Expert tips from the largest whales.
– Tidal-Trophic Events: The moon, topography, and feeding frenzies.
– Designing zooplankton nets: a manual
– Plummet nets: a history
– Krill & Light: Blind-side samplin’ the squirrely buggers
– Hydroacoustics: the basics
– The SOFAR Channel, a principle of underwater sound propagation
– Research photography: a manual
– How Many: Principles of Bangarang density estimation
– Fin whale studies from land with the North Coast Cetacean Society
– Whales and Sails: Pioneers of sailboat cetology
Finalist in UCSD’s 2014 GradSLAM speech competition. Article and video of talk.
Interview in Coastal Tar Sands documentary #3.
Article and Interview on ScienceLive, December 2012.
“Bubble Net: Encounters with a Humpback Feeding Frenzy” in The Spyhopper
“The Naturalist’s Code: Fight for the Great Bear” in The Ecologist