The impacts of climate warming are greatest in the Arctic. For many animals, the
timing and location of their movement patterns, especially the incredible
migrations of birds, will determine their resilience to change. As food used by
northern people, birds also provide early warning signals for changes in human
health. What does the changing ecology of seabirds tell us about arctic
ecosystems? How do toxins affect resilience to climate change? Dr. Kyle Elliot will investigate these questions using cutting-edge biologging tools to better understand
ecological mechanisms in a changing Arctic. The work will help ensure the environmental security of Arctic communities.