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M. Wing Goodale, Ph.D. Candidate

M. Wing Goodale, Ph.D. Candidate

Senior Deputy Director, Center for Ecology and Conservation Research Director

207-839-7600 x219
wing_goodale@briloon.org

Wing Goodale has a B.A. in biology from Colorado College, an M.Phil. in human ecology from College of the Atlantic, and is a Ph.D. candidate in environmental conservation at UMass Amherst. He is a NSF IGERT fellow in the UMass Offshore Wind Energy Program

Goodale has worked at BRI since 2000 and is now the deputy director. At BRI, he has raised or helped managed over $7.5 million of funds for more than 60 conservation biology projects. Goodale has served on municipal committees, environmental nonprofit boards, professional boards, and college boards, including the governor appointed Maine Board of Environmental Protection.

Education

 
  • Ph.D. Program, Department of Environmental Conservation, University of Massachusetts, Amherst (matriculated)
  • Master of Philosophy, Human Ecology, College of the Atlantic, 2001
    • Goodale, W. 2001. Herring gulls’ use of lobster bait during the breeding season in Penobscot Bay, Maine. College of the Atlantic master's thesis. 
  • Bachelor of Arts, Biology, Colorado College, 1996

Research Interests

 
  • Determining contaminant exposure, and population density of seabirds in Maine and New England.

Journal Articles

 
  • Wolf, M. F., T. Atkeson, W. Bowerman, J. Burger, D. C. Evers, M. W. Murray, and E. Zillioux. 2007. Wildlife indicators. Pages 123-189. In R. Harris, D. P. Krabbenhoft, R. Mason, M. W. Murray, R. Reash, and T. Saltman (eds.) Ecosystem Responses to Mercury Contamination. SETAC Press, CRC Press, New York.
  • Busse, P., and W. Goodale. 1992. “Another Night on Turtle Beach.” Middlebury College Magazine 66: 31-34.
  • Oppersdorff, T. 1991. Coastal Labrador: A Northern Odyssey. Nimbus Publishing. Halifax, Nova Scotia.

Research Reports

 
  • Goodale, W. 2010. Contaminant screening of osprey eggs in Casco Bay, Maine: 2009 field season. BioDiversity Research Institute, Gorham, ME
  • Goodale, W. 2009. Preliminary findings of contaminant screening of Maine bird eggs: 2008 field season. BioDiversity Research Institute, Gorham, ME.
  • Goodale W. and T. Divoll. 2009. Birds, Bats and Coastal Wind Farm Development in Maine: A Literature Review. Report BRI 2009-18. BioDiversity Research Institute, Gorham, Maine.
  • Goodale, W. 2008. Preliminary findings of contaminant screening of Maine bird eggs: 2007 field season. BioDiversity Research Institute, Gorham, ME.
  • Goodale, W. 2008. Distribution of birds on 23 Maine Coast Heritage Trust islands. BRI Report 2008-04. BioDiversity Research Institute, Gorham, Maine.
  • Goodale, W. 2007. Distribution of birds on nine Maine Coast Heritage Trust islands. BRI Report 2006-14. BioDiversity Research Institute, Gorham, Maine.
  • Evers, D. C. 2005. Mercury connections: the extent and effects of mercury pollution in northeastern North America. BioDiversity Research Institute. Gorham, Maine. 28 pages.
  • Evers, D.C., O. P. Lane, L. Savoy, and W. Goodale. 2004. Assessing the impacts of methylmercury on piscivorous wildlife using a wildlife criterion value based on the common loon, 1998-2003. A report submitted to Maine Department of Environmental Protection.
  • Evers, D.C., L. Attix, C. Howard, G. Christian, L. Savoy, and W. Goodale. 2001. Mitigating the loss of common loons from a marine oil spill: Identification of breeding habitat in Maine. A report submitted to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Falmouth, Maine. http://www.briloon.org/pub/doc/habitat%20ranking.pdf.

Grants, Awards, and Fellowships

 
Biodiversity Research Institute