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Sommaire biographique du rédacteurdu rapport

Jeffrey Row a obtenu un baccalauréat ès sciences à la Queen’s University en 2001, et depuis, il effectue des recherches sur l’écologie et l’évolution des serpents. Il a participé à des projets de recherche à long terme sur la couleuvre obscure de l’Est à la Queen’s University Biological Station tout en terminant un maîtrise ès sciences à l’Université d’Ottawa sur l’écologie et le comportement thermique des couleuvres tachetées (de 2003 à 2005). Il a également collaboré de près avec l’équipe de rétablissement de la couleuvre obscure dans le cadre d’une évaluation de l’habitat convenable à l’espèce dans l’ensemble de l’axe de Frontenac (2006). Voici quelques publications pertinentes :

Row, J. R., et G. Blouin-Demers (sous presse). Thermal quality influences habitat selection at multiple spatial scales in milksnakes, Ecoscience.

Row, J. R., et G. Blouin-Demers. 2006. Thermal quality influences effectiveness of thermoregulation, habitat use and behaviour in milk snakes, Oecologia 148:1-11.

Blouin-Demers, B., P.J. Weatherhead et J.R. Row. 2004. Phenotypic consequences of nest-site selection in black rat snakes (Elaphe obsoleta), Canadian Journal of Zoology 82:449-456.