I am an entomologist, and work primarily on biodiversity of aquatic insects. I’m also involved in biodiversity studies of other insects, including ladybugs and other beetles, and bumblebees. I focus on habitats in the Maritimes and in Arctic Canada
aquatic insect ecology
Prince Edward Island streams
Paetzold,S.C., J. Davidson, and D.J. Giberson (2008) Responses of Mitrellalunata and Caprella spp., potential tunicate micropredators, in Prince Edward Island estuaries to acetic acid anti-fouling treatments. Aquaculture 285 (2008) 96–101
Giberson, D.J. 2007. Of Mosquitoes and Men. The Island Magazine. 62: 2-13
Giberson, D.J., S.K. Burian, M. Shouldice. 2007. Life history of the northern mayfly Baetis bundyae in Rankin Inlet, and additions to the list of mayflies of Nunavut Territory, Canada. The Canadian Entomologist. 139: 628-642.
Eedy, R.I., and D.J. Giberson. 2007. Macroinvertebrate distribution in a reach of a north temperate eastern Canadian river: Relative importance of detritus, substrate and flow. Fundamental and Applied Limnology (Archiv für Hydrobiologie) 169: 101-114.
Purcell, L.A., and D.J. Giberson. 2007. Effects of an azinphos-methyl runoff event on macroinvertebrates in the Wilmot river, Prince Edward Island, Canada. The Canadian Entomologist 139: 523-533
Current Collaborators (non-UPEI):
Dr. Doug Currie, Royal Ontario Museum
Dr. Chris Buddle, McGill University
Dr. Terry Wheeler, McGill University
Dr. Dave McCorquodale, Cape Breton University
Dr. Ron Aiken, Mount Allison University
Dr. Steve Burian, Southern Connecticut State University