Current research and/or projects
Melissa Boogaards joined the Pacific Biological Station as a co-op student through the University of Victoria in 2003. She returned in 2005 and is actively involved in humpback whale photo-identification studies. Melissa assists with studies of other cetacean species including killer whale and porpoise diet analysis. Melissa also participates in field research to assess the sea otter population and the distribution of large whales.
Education and awards
B.Sc. Biology (University of Victoria)