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Michael van Zyll de Jong


​Michael van Zyll de Jong, B.Sc. (University of Toronto), M.Sc. (University of​​​ Hull), Ph.D. (University of Hull)

·        Post Grad Diploma (Research Project Management) (University of Hull),

·        Post Grad Diploma (Aquaculture) (Memorial University)  

·        Executive Leadership Program (Canada School of the Public Service)

Associate Professor – Science and the Environment

Office: FC2026
Phone:  (709) 639-2702
Email: michaelv@grenfell.mun.ca


Dr. Mike van Zyll de Jong is an applied ecologist that collaborates across disciplines to develop, synthesize, and communicate robust, relevant science that can inform policy and management. Major themes of this work include; Understanding the ways human impact species, habitats, and ecosystems; and, developing ways to integrate knowledge to support environmental decision-making and policy development. Mike's research has been focused at informing ecosystem based management approaches in use of freshwater ecosystems.

Research Interest​​s

·         Applied Ecology

·         Ecosystem Based Approaches to Natural Resource Management and Decision Making

·         Integrative Research at the Science Policy Interface

Recent Awards

  • Honorary Lecturer University of Hull 2015

Recent Publications

van Zyll de Jong, M.C., & I.G. Cowx. (2016) Long term response of salmonid populations to ecological restoration procedures in a boreal forest stream. Ecological Engineering, 91: 148–157

Sabau, G., & van Zyll de Jong, M (2015). From unjust uneconomic growth to sustainable fisheries in Newfoundland: The true costs of closing the inshore fishery for groundfish. Marine Policy, 61, 376-389.

Eddy, B. G., B. Hearn, J. E. Luther, M. Van Zyll de Jong, W. Bowers, D. Piercey, G. Strickland & B. Wheeler (2014) An information ecology approach to science policy integration in adaptive management of social-ecological systems. Ecology and Society 19 (3): 40

Chair, Environmental Studies

Grenfell Campus, Memorial University of Newfoundland
20 University Drive, Corner Brook, NL
A2H 5G4, Canada

Office: AS387
Phone: (709) 639-2552
Email: gsabau@grenfell.mun.ca

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