Mr. Paul Boudreau is a long time employee of the Department of Fisheries and Oceans. He presently works in the Atlantic Coastal Zone Information Steering Committee (ACZISC) Secretariat at Dalhousie University as the project manager for the Coastal and Ocean Information Network Atlantic (COINAtlantic: http://COINAtlantic.ca).
Mr. Boudreau has worked on a number of issues throughout his career including:
research on habitat and population production in freshwater, estuarine, and marine ecosystems;
environmental impact assessment; and,
mapping of marine benthic habitats.
He has held numerous committee positions including membership on:
ICES Working Group on Marine Habitat Mapping; and,
the U.S. National Academy of Science Committee on National Needs for Coastal Mapping and Charting.
He has worked for three years in the global change project office of the Land Ocean Interactions in the Coastal Zone (LOICZ) in The Netherlands looking at the flux of materials from land, through the coastal zone into the coastal oceans.
Much of his work has involved building stronger links between science and managers.
The COINAtlantic project is an initiative that is working to improve the links between existing internet technologies, available on-line information and the people who are involved in coastal and oceans management.
COASTAL AND OCEAN INFORMATION NETWORK
1226 LeMarchant Street, Halifax NS B3H 3P7 CANADA
Phone: 902-494-7452 Web: COINAtlantic.ca
Reliable Access - Best Information - Informed Decisions