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Daniel Esler, Ph.D.

Wildlife ecology and conservation, nearshore marine systems, population biology and demography, population structure and delineation, habitat associations, foraging and trophic interactions, energetics, ecotoxicology.

Professional Experience

  • 2013 - Present  Research Wildlife Biologist, USGS Alaska Science Center

  • 2001 - 2013       Research Scientist, Centre for Wildlife Ecology, Simon Fraser University, Delta, British Columbia

  • 1990 - 2001     Research Wildlife Biologist, USGS/US Fish and Wildlife Service, Alaska Biological Science Center/Alaska Fish and Wildlife Research Center, Anchorage, Alaska

  • 1989 - 1990     Biological Technician, US Fish and Wildlife Service, Alaska Fish and Wildlife Research Center, Anchorage, Alaska

  • 1989                Wildlife Technician, Florida Game and Freshwater Fish Commission, Okeechobee, Florida

Education and Certifications

  • Ph.D.    2000    Oregon State University    Wildlife Science

  • M.S.      1988    Texas A&M University        Wildlife Ecology

  • B.S.       1985    Northland College               Biology/Outdoor Education

Affiliations and Memberships

  • Affiliate Faculty - University of Alaska Fairbanks, College of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences

  • Adjunct Professor - Simon Fraser University

  • Board of Directors - Pacific Wildlife Foundation

  • The Wildlife Society

  • Pacific Seabird Group

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