Brenda Hann
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Office W463 Duff Roblin
(204) 474-7450

Research Interests

Biodiversity, Ecology and Environment, ecology of benthic and planktonic communities in Lake Winnipeg, invasive zooplankton species, Ecology of littoral invertebrate communities, invertebrate grazer-algal interactions, Cladocera ecology, palaeoecology of communities in the littoral zone of lakes, systematics

Recent Publications

  • Dupuis, L.V., B.J. Hann and M. Paterson (2015). Littoral cladoceran community reassembly following the cessation of disturbance. Journal of Paleolimnology. DOI 10.1007/s10933-015-9841-7
  • Sheppard, K.T., A. Olynyk, G.K. Davoren and B.J. Hann (2012). Summer diet analysis of the invasive rainbow smelt (Osmerus mordax) in Lake Winnipeg, Manitoba. Journal of Great Lakes Research 38, 66-71.
  • Suchy, K.D., A. Salki, and B.J. Hann. (2010). Investigating the early stages of invasion of the non-indigenous zooplankter, Eubosmina coregoni, in Lake Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. Journal of Great Lakes Research 36, 159-166.
  • Dupuis, A.P. and B.J. Hann (2009). Climate change, diapause termination and zooplankton population dynamics: an experimental and modeling approach. Freshwater Biology 54, 221-235.
  • Dupuis, A.P. and B.J. Hann (2009). Warm spring and summer water temperatures in small eutrophic lakes of the Canadian prairies: potential implications for phytoplankton and zooplankton population dynamics. . Journal of Plankton Research 31, 489-502.

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Important Date

April 9 – April 23: Winter Term Exam Period (includes final exams for Fall/Winter Term classes)

Upcoming Seminars

General seminar: Riikka Kinnunen - PhD Proposal: “The Ecology of Urban Wildlife: How do Species Respond to Rapid Environmental Change?” — Tuesday, May 1 at 9 a.m., 304 Biological Sciences.

General seminar: Chloe Schmidt, PhD Proposal: “Microevolution in rapidly changing environments” — Wednesday, May 2 at 10 a.m., 304 Biological Sciences.

General seminar: Kamaldeep Chhoker, MSc. Defense: “Effects of canopy cover and pH on polyketide synthase gene transcription in Cladonie stygia and the polyketides produced in natural conditions.” — Thursday, May 3 at 1 p.m., 304 Biological Sciences.

General seminar: Lisa Hoogenboom, PhD Proposal: “Nitrogen movement across the intestine of elasmoranchs” — Tuesday, May 22 at 10 a.m., 304 Biological Sciences.