Liz Kerrigan


Mailing Address: 
1-37, Steele Ocean Sciences Building, 1355 Oxford St, PO Box 15000, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada B3H 4R2
Research Topics:
  • Stable isotopes
  • Water mass balance
  • Past climate change
  • Ocean proxies

Educational Background

  • BSc with First Class Honours, Environmental Science (Minors: English and Biology), Mount Allison University


Kerrigan, E., Irwin, A., Finkel, Z. Community- and population-level changes in diatom size structure in a subarctic lake over the last two centuries. Journal of Freshwater Ecology (submitted June 2014).


Kerrigan, E. A., Cullen, J.J., Kelley, D.E, Kienast, M., Wallace, D.W.R. Using the Isotope-Salinity Relationship to Trace Freshwater Inputs to a North Atlantic Estuary. Ocean Sciences Meeting, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA, February 2014.

Kerrigan, E. A. Using the Salinity-δ18O relationship to define water masses in Bedford Basin. Bedford Basin Symposium, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS, Canada, November 2013.

Awards & Honours

Best MSc Talk - Dalhousie Oceanography C-DOGS Conference 2014