Two MSc positions in the monitoring and bioremediation of cyanobacterial harmful algal blooms (CHABs). (Starting Sept, 2018)
Projects involve research characterizing development of and biological control of CHABs.
1) CHABs monitoring employs UAVs among other techniques including image processing and water sample collection in the field and water andorganismic analyses in the lab.
2) Biological control investigates the abilities of organisms (aquatic animals) to reduce and eliminate the impacts of cyanobacteria.
Research funding is provided by the Ontario Centres of Excellence.
Minimum requirement is an Honours BSc in Biology or a cognate field with at least a B+ average.
The application will remain open until the positions are filled.