Experience: 7 years
SEC - 2019 to Present
Previously with Parks Canada and Environment Canada
Registered Professional Biologist, CAB BC (2019)
M.Sc. - University of Saskatchewan
Focus: Freshwater river food web, ornithology, ecotoxicology (2016)
B.Sc. - Biology, University of Victoria BC (2013)
-Ecotoxicological effects of coal-derived contaminants on river food webs.
-Instructor of an Introduction to Field Ornithology Course.
-Extensive experience with statistical modelling
-Designed and implemented river bird and stream sampling.
-Stream contaminate sampling
Publications and Conference Proceedings
Veronica M. Silverthorna, Christine A. Bishopb, John E. Elliottb, Christy A. Morrisseya. 2018. An assessment of run-of-river hydroelectric dams on mountain stream ecosystems using the American dipper as an avian indicator. Prepared for: Ecological Indicators. Accessed online: https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1470160X18304370
Veronica M. Silverthorn, Christine A. Bishop, Timothy Jardine, John E. Elliott, Christy A. Morrissey . 2017. Impact of Flow Diversion by Run-of-River Dams on American Dipper Diet and Mercury Exposure. Prepared for: Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry. Accessed online: https://setac.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/epdf/10.1002/etc.3961?author_access_token=PJGWUw6N_gQqXzEewnMNIE4keas67K9QMdWULTWMo8O8ezTNlI1ki45rxGw__QhdZXSZmpz2GFJTnL4D1PPF0Xa78r1_uyQyQey2cY9qLGoW9BgOLdtciyWIPUbjpkdn