If you use figures from this atlas, you can cite their source as:

More detailed technical information about the methods and background of the program are provided in

and this is probably a better reference for methodological information.


Other Publications

2013, Some papers that use the CitSci data for other scientific purposes include:

  • S.W. Stevens, R. Pawlowicz, S.E. Allen, 2021, A study of the intermediate water circulation in the Strait of Georgia using tracer-based, Eulerian, and Lagrangian methods, Journal of Physical Oceanography 51 (6) 1875-1893,
  • S. Esenkulova, K. Suchy, R. Pawlowicz, M. Costa, and I. Pearsall, Harmful algae and oceanographic conditions in the Strait of Georgia, Canada, from 2015-2018, (submitted)


Zooplankton data is further described in:

  • Mackas D, Galbraith M, Faust D, Masson D, Young K, Shaw W, et al., 2013. Zooplankton time series from the Strait of Georgia: Results from year-round sampling at deep water locations, 1990-2010, Progress in Oceanography ;115: 129–159.
  • Perry, R.I., Young, K., Galbraith, M., Chandler, P., Velez-Espino, A., Baillie, S.m , 2021. Zooplankton variability in the Strait of Georgia, Canada, and relationships with the marine survivals of Chinook and Coho salmon , PLoS ONE. 16(1): e0245941.