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David Cote: Ocean Research Methods
Episode 730th November 2022 • The Root & STEM Podcast • Pinnguaq
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In this episode of the Root & STEM podcast, David Cote, a research scientist at Fisheries & Oceans Canada, shares the responsibilities of him and his colleagues at Fisheries & Oceans (1:09) and the change in trends he’s observed since the early days of his career (2:39). Next, David describes an alternate method of collecting water samples called eDNA (4:56) and its advantages in comparison to collecting live species samples (7:36). He explains how eDNA can assist Indigenous communities and complement their rich knowledge of local waters (10:52). Finally, David shares his hopes for the future in limiting climate change (13:34).




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