Emily Choy | Arctic Biologist

Nov 12, 2021  12:00 - 12:45

(GMT -5:00) Eastern Time

Event URL:  https://www.exploringbytheseat.com/lesson/emily-choy-arctic-biologist/
Hosted by: Exploring By The Seat of Your Pants

Emily is an NSERC and L’Oreal-UNESCO For Women in Science Research Excellence Postdoctoral Fellow at McGill University and Environment and Climate Change Canada studying the impacts of climate change on the foraging energetics of Arctic seabirds. She was just named one an Explorer in Residence with the Royal Canadian Geographical Society. Emily started working in the Arctic as a Master’s student studying high Arctic food webs, and have since worked in many remote areas across the Canadian Arctic; from Devon Island, Nunavut, to Kendall Island, Northwest Territories. Currently, Emily studies the effects of climate change on thick-billed murres, an Arctic seabird with a colony of 30,000 breeding pairs at Coat Island in Northern Hudson Bay, Nunavut.

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