New Associate Editors

We’d like to welcome 4 new Associate Editors to the team! Patrick Jansen from Wageningen University, Nicolas Lecomte from Université de Moncton, John Reynolds from Simon Fraser University and Matt Schofield from the University of Otago. Read their profiles below to find out about their research interests:

Patrick Jansen

Patrick Jansen

“I am an ecologist specializing in consumer-resource interactions, particularly those between predators and their prey and between herbivores and plants. My past research was mainly focused on seed dispersal by animals, my current research more broadly considers the roles of vertebrates in ecosystems. I am especially interested in how loss of species – for example due to overhunting – affects forest ecosystems. I am involved in the development of a variety of field techniques and analytical tools, such as for the measurement of seed dispersal and for the extraction of ecological information from camera-trap data.”

Nicolas Lecomte

Nicolas Lecomte

“I am interested in the trophic dynamics of terrestrial ecosystems to better understand their functioning and sensitivity to perturbations, such as climatic change. My research seeks to develop empirical and theoretical models of species interactions and animal movements to predict species and food web changes in time and space. A special focus is placed on polar ecosystems using a combination of food web modelling and long-term population and ecosystem monitoring.”

John Reynolds Bond Sound - portrait

John Reynolds

“I study aquatic ecology and conservation, with a current emphasis on land-terrestrial interactions. I also have ongoing interests in links between life histories and extinction risk, with comparative studies of marine and freshwater fishes. My fieldwork is based in the Great Bear Rainforest, a remote region along British Columbia’s central coast, where we are studying 50 pristine watersheds to understand ecological links between salmon and species ranging from riparian plants to birds.”

Matt Schofield

Matt Schofield

“My research involves developing statistical methodology and computation for ecological data. Much of my work has looked at statistical issues surrounding the estimation of demographic parameters of animal populations. In particular, it has focused on capture-recapture data and the importance of accounting for missing data. Examples include misidentification in non-invasive studies and incorporating covariate information.”

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