Dr. Timothy Parsons: Biological Oceanographer

Dr. Tim Parsons is a Professor Emeritus at the University of British Columbia and an Honorary Research Scientist at the Institute of Ocean Sciences in Sidney, B.C., Canada. His scientific interest is the study of biological oceanography and particularly the application of oceanography for the solution of problems in fisheries and ocean pollution. His lifetime work has been to establish a new ecosystem approach for fisheries management using fisheries oceanography and marine biological information. Dr. Tim Parsons has followed a marine research program of developing methods, conducting large scale experiments using mesocosms and making oceanographic observations in the Gulf of Alaska and the Beaufort Sea.

The use of biological oceanography for an ecosystem approach to fisheries management.

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