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Jennifer Lanksbury

Jennifer is a Marine Ecotoxicologist with the Washington State Department of Fish and Wildlife's Puget Sound Ecosystem Monitoring Program - Toxics in Biota team.

See:  http://wdfw.wa.gov/conservation/research/projects/marine_toxics/index.html

She has over fifteen years of experience in the field of marine ecology as a field researcher, data analyst and published author. Jennifer worked for the NOAA Alaska Fisheries Science Center doing research on plankton biology/ecology before coming to the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife to study marine ecotoxicology.Photo of Jennifer Lanksbury

She has a MS degree in Environmental Science (Marine and Estuarine Science) from Western Washington University, received in 2000.  She has a BS in Natural Resource Science (Wildlife Biology) from Washington State University, received in 1996.

Publications:

Lanksbury, J.A., Niewolny, L.A., Carey, A.J., West, J.E. 2014. Toxic Contaminants in Puget Sound’s Nearshore Biota: a Large-Scale Synoptic Survey Using Transplanted Mussels (Mytilus trossulus). Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife Publication #FPT 14-08. 180pp. http://wdfw.wa.gov/publications/01643/

2011/2012 Mussel Watch Phase 1 Sampling Summary and Progress Report. http://wdfw.wa.gov/publications/01381/wdfw01381.pdf

Lanksbury, J. and J. E. West. 2011. Blue Mussels as Indicators of Stormwater Pollution in Nearshore Marine Habitats in Puget Sound. Olympia, WA. Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife/Puget Sound Assessment and Monitoring Program. 28pp. http://wdfw.wa.gov/publications/01366/wdfw01366.pdf

Persistent Bioaccumulative and Toxic Contaminants in Pelagic Marine Fish Species from Puget Sound. http://wdfw.wa.gov/publications/01362/wdfw01362.pdf

Persistent Organic Pollutants in Marine Plankton from Puget Sound. http://wdfw.wa.gov/publications/01363/wdfw01363.pdf

Lanksbury, J., J. E. West, K. Herrmann, A. Hennings, K. Litle and A. Johnson. 2010. Washington State 2009/10 Mussel Watch Pilot Project: A Collaboration between National, State and Local Partners. Olympia, WA. Puget Sound Partnership, 283pp. http://wdfw.wa.gov/publications/01127/wdfw01127.pdf

Lanksbury, J.A., J.T. Duffy-Anderson, M.S. Busby, P.J. Stabeno and K.L. Mier. (2006). Distribution and transport patterns of northern rock sole, Lepidopsetta polyxystra, larvae in the southeastern Bering Sea. Progress in Oceanography, Vol 72/1: pp 39-62.

Lanksbury, J.A., J.T. Duffy-Anderson, K.L. Mier, and M. Wilson. (2005). Ichthyoplankton abundance, distribution and assemblage structure in the Gulf of Alaska during September 2000 and 2001. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, Vol 64/4: pp 775-785.