Vol 49, No 1 (2017)

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Table of Contents


Nova Scotia science – accomplishments and challenges PDF
Peter G. Wells 1


Where have all the swallows gone? PDF
Tara L. Imlay 5
History of research at the St. Andrews Biological Station – a perspective PDF
Jennifer M. Hubbard 9
NSIS and Atlantic ecosystems initiative to make data accessible – one dataset at a a time PDF
Geoff Brown, Mary Kennedy, Andrew Sherin, Ward Appeltans, Eric L. Mills, Lance Laviolette 17
The centenary of the Canadian Fisheries Expedition (1914/15): an important milestone in the history of North American marine research PDF
Michael Sinclair 23
Arthur B. McDonald – a recent Nobel Laureate PDF
Roby Austin 27
Mary Anne White – a distinguished NSIS member PDF
Nola Etkin 31


The lichen-forming fungi in the Halifax Public Gardens, Nova Scotia PDF
Anwar Tumur, David H.S. Richardson 35
Natural history of the terrestrial green alga, Prasiola crispa (Trebouxiophyceae), and associated Herring Gulls on Brier Island, Nova Scotia PDF
David J. Garbary, Nicholas M. Hill 49
A survey of the seaweeds of Lennox Passage and St. Peters Bay, Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia PDF
Herb Vandermeulen 61
Serendipity in the sciences – exploring the boundaries PDF
Lori McCay-Peet, Peter G. Wells 97

Student Papers

The student science writing competition of the Nova Scotian Institute of Science PDF
Hank Bird 117
Estimage: A mobile application in agriculture for image to object count estimation PDF
Yonghong Chen 119
A review of the monitoring and management of Spotted-Wing Drosophila (Drosophila suzukii) in lowbush blueberrie PDF
Carolyn Wilson 145

Book Reviews

A Century of Maritime Science: The St. Andrews Biological Station PDF
Alain Sinclair 157
Science, Information and Policy Interface for Effective Coastal and Ocean Management PDF
Dan Walmsley 163

NSIS Council Reports from the Annual General Meeting

PNSIS 49:1 Council Reports
PNSIS 49:1 Council Reports N/A 169
Membership Form
Membership Form N/A 196
BIO Voyage of Discovery Book Ad PDF
BIO Voyage of Discovery Book Ad N/A 197
Instructions to Authors / Recommendations au auteurs PDF
Instructions/Recommandations N/A 199

ISSN: 2292-7743