About

We help organizations understand biological systems.

We do this through data analysis, database design and software development.

What’s in a name?

Poisson is the French word for fish and the name of a statistical distribution of fundamental importance in population ecology.

Land Acknowledgement

We are grateful to live and work on the ancestral territories of the Blackfoot Confederacy (Siksika, Kainai, Piikani Nations) and the Tsuut’ina, Stoney Nakoda, Sinixt, Syilx, and Ktunaxa Nations as well as the ancestral unceeded territories of the Haida, Musqueam, Squamish and Tsleil-Waututh Nations and the homelands of the Metis Nation.

Publications

Wolverines (Gulo gulo) in a changing landscape and warming climate: A decadal synthesis of global conservation ecology research

Kootenay Lake kokanee (Oncorhynchus nerka) collapse into a predator pit

Recent Developments in Species Sensitivity Distribution Modeling

Analyses

Duncan Lardeau Juvenile Rainbow Trout Abundance 2021

The suggested citation for this analytic report is: Thorley, J.L. and Amies-Galonski, E. (2021) Duncan Lardeau Juvenile Rainbow Trout Abundance 2021. A Poisson Consulting Analysis Appendix. URL: https://www.poissonconsulting.ca/f/1275560691. Background Rainbow Trout rear in the Lardeau and Lower Duncan rivers.

Mica Dam Expansion Water Temperature and Fish Indexing Study 2020

The suggested citation for this analytic appendix is: Thorley, J.L. & Amies-Galonski, E. (2021) Mica Dam Expansion Water Temperature and Fish Indexing Study 2020. A Poisson Consulting Analysis Appendix. URL: https://www.

Lower Columbia River Fish Population Indexing 2020

The suggested citation for this analytic report is: Thorley, J.L. & Hussein, N. (2021) Lower Columbia River Fish Population Indexing 2020. A Poisson Consulting Analysis Appendix. URL: https://www.poissonconsulting.ca/f/392669554. Background In the mid 1990s BC Hydro began operating Hugh L.

Posts

Shiny Upload App

We are pleased to announce that we can now efficiently deploy user-friendly web interfaces for clients to upload different types of data including punched excel workbooks, scanned field cards, photographs, logger downloads and GPS tracks.

Species Sensitivity Distributions App

The Species Sensitivity Distributions shiny app is a webpage for interactively fitting species sensitivity distributions to concentration data. The user is able to select more than one distribution and plot the individual fits.

Yield per Recruit App

The Yield per Recruit shiny app is a webpage for interactively exploring the effect of various fish population parameters on the schedule, stock-recruitment relationship and yield. The calculations are performed by the ypr R package, which also generates the plots and table.

Tidal Predictions App

The Tide Predictions shiny app is a webpage for visualizing and downloading tide height data. The tide heights are calculated using the rtide R package. Currently, predictions are available for 637 US stations.

Kootenay Lake Fish Movement App

The Kootenay Lake Fish Movement shiny app is a webpage to view detections of acoustically tagged Bull Trout and Rainbow Trout in Kootenay Lake from 2008 to 2014. Figure 1.

Team

Technical Research

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Joe Thorley

Senior Computational Biologist

Data Analysis, Software Development, Study Design

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Robyn Irvine

Senior Statistical Ecologist

Invasive Species, Ecological Disturbance

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Ayla Pearson

Intermediate Computational Biologist

Data Management, Software Development, Web Development

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Seb Dalgarno

Intermediate Computational Biologist

Data Analysis, Software Development, Web Development

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Evan Amies-Galonski

Intermediate Computational Biologist

Data Collection, Database Design, GIS

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Andrea Kortello

Intermediate Ecologist

Conservation Ecology, Data Collection, Technical Writing

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Nadine Hussein

Junior Computational Biologist

Data Management, Conservation Ecology

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Nicole Hill

Intern

Data Analysis, Population Dynamics

Technical Support

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Priscilla Durojaiye

Project Manager

Data Management, Data Analysis, Data Visualization

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Charley Jolley

Administrator

Communications, Project Management

Data Analysis

Bayesian and Maximum Likelihood

Database Design

SQLite

Software Development

R Packages and Shiny Apps

Contact

We are based out of Nelson, Haida Gwaii, Vancouver and Calgary