Area of Expertise:
Jamieson is a Fisheries Biologist with over seven years of experience working on fisheries conservation, restoration, and research projects on Vancouver Island and Haida Gwaii. Jamieson started working with the British Columbia Conservation Foundation in 2011, as a practicum student and has since developed a multifaceted portfolio, ranging from riverine and estuarine habitat restoration to fisheries stock assessment and research projects. Jamieson is passionate about incorporating new technologies into holistic stock assessment programs. He has expertise in Passive Integrated Transponder (PIT) use and has implemented PIT tag-based stock assessment programsin Comox Lake, Meziadin Lake and the Cowichan River, latter of which was conductedas part of the Pacific Salmon Foundation’s s Salish Sea Marine Survival Program. Jamieson has also obtained funding to conduct life history investigations, using otolith microchemistry, of cutthroat trout, steelhead and Chinook salmon.
Jamieson has worked extensively with First Nations, federal and provincial agencies, and non-profit foundations and has authored and co-authored numerous technical reports.
Select Presentation(s) / Publication(s):
Atkinson, Jamieson. (2016). Determinations of Juvenile Life-History Patterns of Adult Cowichan Chinook Salmon Using Otolith Microchemistry Analysis. 10.13140/RG.2.1.1085.4009.
Atkinson, Jamieson. (2015). Somass Estuary Juvenile Chinook Use Pilot Study Year 2. 10.13140/RG.2.1.1099.7281.