Current research and/or projects
Mr. Gross has a diverse experience as a biologist and teacher. He has worked with a variety of species and systems, including: sockeye salmon, seabirds and small-scale oceanographic processes, zooplankton, penguins, endangered salamanders and molluscs, hummingbirds, owls, bats, mangroves, lakes, and oceans. Some of the highlights of his career include:
- Species at Risk Biologist, DFO
- Biology and Science Teacher
- Consulting Biologist, LGL Ltd.
- Wildlife Habitat Ecologist, BC Ministry of Forests
- Sockeye Salmon Stock Assessment, DFO
Research and/or project statements
Eric is currently ageing pollock, providing support for pollock and yellowtail flounder stock assessments, assisting with groundfish and deep-sea surveys, and running two ageing and growth labs.
Education and awards
- B.Sc. Honours Biology (University of Victoria)
- M.Sc. Biology (University of Calgary)
- Grad. Dip. Tch. (University of Waikato, NZ)
- Harris, L.E., W.E. Gross, R.K. Smedbol, and L.H. Bondt. 2010. Loggerhead Sea Turtles (Caretta caretta) in Atlantic Canada: Biology, Status, Recovery Potential, and Measures for Mitigation. DFO Can. Sci. Advis. Sec. Res. Doc. 2010/nnn.
- Harder, L.D., C.Y. Jordan, W.E. Gross, and M.B. Routley. 2004. Beyond floricentrism: the pollination function of inflorescences. Plant Species Biology 19:137-148.