Isobel Pearsall is the Project Coordinator for PSF’s Salish Sea Marine Survival Project, and also manages PSF’s Strait of Georgia Data Centre. She has a First Class degree in Pure and Applied Biology from Oxford University, a M.Sc. in Ecology from the Department of Biology at Dalhousie University, and a Ph.D. in Ecology from the Department of Plant Science, UBC. After her Ph.D. studies, she taught at San Diego State University, and was then a post-doctoral fellow in Ecosystem Management at the Pacific Biological Station, Department of Fisheries and Oceans, Nanaimo. Since 1995, she has worked as a scientist on numerous contracts for government, non-profit organizations and private industry. She lives in Nanaimo BC and enjoys sailing, shore-keeping and swimming. She also plays fiddle and performs regularly at festivals and events.
Adjunct Professor UBC; Project Lead/manager, Strait of Georgia Data Centre; Project Coordinator Salish Sea Marine Survival Project. BSc Hons (Oxford University); MSc (Dalhousie); PhD (UBC).