Proceedings of the Nova Scotian Institute of Science (NSIS)

The Proceedings of the Nova Scotian Institute of Science is a peer-reviewed online journal that will consider for publication original articles principally, but not exclusively, in the areas of natural and engineering sciences as well as papers emanating from studies in the health professions. Papers that develop new scientific theories based on scientific principles and/or analysis of data particular to Nova Scotia or the Atlantic Provinces are particularly encouraged.

The Proceedings of the NSIS are supported in part by a grant from the Department of Tourism, Culture and Heritage, Government of Nova Scotia, with the support of the Nova Scotia Museum.

This journal is indexed/abstracted in:

Biological Abstracts, BIOSIS Previews, GeoRef, Zoological Record, CAB Abstracts

ISSN: 2292-7743

Manuscripts should be submitted electronically to the Editor, Dr. Peter G. Wells  Email: nsis@dal.ca or oceans2@ns.sympatico.ca


Vol 51, No 1 (2021)

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Table of Contents

Editorial

Peter G. Wells, David H.S. Richardson
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7

Commentaries

Donald C. Gordon
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9
Andrew McLaren, Jamie McLaren, Mary McLaren, Eric Mills
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25
Hank M.B. Bird
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33

Contributions

Michael J. Dadswell, Roger A. Rulifson
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39
Charles T. Schafer
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127
Dirk Werle
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145

Student Papers

Danielle R. Knott
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169
Curtis Martin
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185
Rebecca Teddiman
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195

Book Reviews

Ian G. Stewart
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203
Bertrum H. MacDonald
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211
Peter G. Wells
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221

Council Reports from the Annual General Meeting

 
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223

Membership Form

2021-2022 Membership Form
 
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249

Instructions to Authors

 
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251