The Knowledge to Act



Cyndy Desjardins

Food Web Biologist
  • Topics of Expertise

    Water quality


  • Education

    Master of Science-Biology (2015): University of Ottawa

    Bachelor of Science - Biology (2011): Concordia University

Cyndy has extensive field experience in limnology research, having managed and trained both laboratory teams (in analysis of water, gas and biological samples) and fieldwork teams (in collection of water, gas and biological samples) in a large-scale, multi-year aquatic ecology project for the University of Cambridge.

She has taken part in several multi-disciplinary and multi-organizational projects and completed fieldwork in Norther Ontario, Eastern Qu├ębec, Newfoundland, New Brunswick and the Northwest Territories. She has also published and presented on various aspects of limnology and environmental toxicology in the Journal of Limnology and Environmental Pollution, and at the annual meeting of the Canadian Conference for Fisheries Research and Society for Canadian Limnologists. Cyndy holds a Master of Science degree in Biology, with a specialization in chemical and environmental toxicology.

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