Melissa Dick

AlumniM.Sc. Students - Alumni  (May 2014 - May 2016)

Thesis topic: Tag-related effects and estimation of en-route mortality of adult sockeye salmon


B.Sc (2009-2012): Geography with Specialization in Physical Geography, Carleton University

Honor’s Thesis Project: Watershed characteristics and lake chemistry variables influencing concentrations of THg and MeHg in 12 lakes in the Gatineau Park, Quebec, Canada

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Lab Publications (4)

  • Prystay, T.S., E.J. Eliason, M.J. Lawrence, M. Dick, J.W. Brownscombe, D.A. Patterson, G.T. Crossin, S.G. Hinch, and S.J. Cooke. 2017. The influence of water temperature on sockeye salmon heart rate recovery following simulated fisheries interactions. Conservation Physiology. 5(1); doi:10.1093/ conphys/cox050..

  • Dick, M., A.M. Rous, V.M. Nguyen and S.J. Cooke. 2016.  Necessary but challenging: multiple disciplinary approaches to solving conservation problems.  FACETS Journal. 1: 67-82 .

  • Dufour, K., L.F.G. Gutowsky, D. Algera, A. Zolderdo, J.M.T. Magel, N. Pleizier, M. Dick and S.J. Cooke.  2015.  An experimental test of in-season homing mechanisms used by nest-guarding male Largemouth Bass following displacement.  Behavioural Processes.  120:87-93.

  • Chapman, J.M., D. Algera, M. Dick, E.E. Hawkins, M.J. Lawrence, R.J. Lennox, A.M. Rous, C.M. Souliere, H.L.J. Stemberger, D.P. Struthers, M. Vu, T.D. Ward, A.J. Zolderdo and S.J. Cooke. 2015. Being relevant: Practical guidance for early career researchers interested in solving conservation problems. Global Ecology and Conservation. 4: 334-348.

Other Publications

Dick, M., Porter, T. J., Pisaric, M. F., Wertheimer, È., deMontigny, P., Perreault, J. T., & Robillard, K. L. (2014). A multi-century eastern white pine tree-ring chronology developed from salvaged river logs and its utility for dating heritage structures in Canada’s National Capital Region. Dendrochronologia,32(2), 120-126.