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Christy Morrissey BSc, PhD Professor

Office
CSRB 120.6

Research Area(s)

  • Avian ecology and ecotoxicology
  • Testing biomarkers of exposure (ecophysiological, stable isotope methods) and effects of pollutants in wild birds.
  • Assessing and mitigating pesticide and other agricultural stressors to Prairie agroecosystems
  • Captive and field studies to assess contaminant exposure and effects on avian life cycles- particularly migration and reproduction
  • Freshwater ecotoxicology - direct and indirect effects of chemical stressors on stream and wetland communities and ecosystems

About me

AVIAN AND AQUATIC ECOTOXICOLOGIST

Other Affiliations:

School of Environment and Sustainability (joint appointment) http://www.usask.ca/sens/

Toxicology (Associate membership)  http://www.usask.ca/toxicology/

 

Courses taught:

BIOL 121.3 Diversity of Life (2020-21 Term 1 & Term 2)

BIOL 380.3 Research Experience in Biology (2020-21 Term 2)

BIOL 410.3 Current Issues in Environmental Biology (2020-21 Term 2)

BIOL 470.3 Conservation Biology 

BIOL 475.3 Ecological Toxicology 

ENVS 806.3: Field skills in Environment and Sustainability

ENVS 822.3 Biodiversity Conservation and Sustainability (Next offering March-April 2021 4 week compressed)

BIOL 875.3 Ecotoxicology: Theory and Practice

Publications

For a full list of publications and work done in the Morrissey lab...click on the following 

ORCID

ORCID iD iconorcid.org/0000-0001-8128-4209

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Christy Morrissey Google Scholar

Research

birds ecology ecophysiology ecotoxicology environment environmental pollution industrial pollutants insects and insectivores migration pesticides river water wetlands