November 3, 2016

Succession Moving forward at ESSA

The ESSA Technologies Board of Directors is pleased to announce the appointment of Dave Marmorek to the position of Lead Scientist & Senior Partner, and the appointment of Clint Alexander as President. Also: Marc Nelitz will work with Carol Murray in leading ESSA’s work on […]
September 19, 2011

ESSA Supports the Cohen Commission Inquiry

On September 19, 2011, David Marmorek testified before the Commission of Inquiry into the Decline of Fraser River Sockeye about cumulative effects that may have impacted sockeye returns during the fisheries collapse of 2009, summarizing the conclusions of ESSA’s Cumulative Effects study for this inquiry.
April 3, 1993

ESSA Ottawa office opens

ESSA Ottawa office opens doors, with a focus on international work.
April 3, 1981

Raiding the UBC Farm Team

1981 – Mike Jones, Dave Marmorek, Pete McNamee and Tim Webb all join ESSA as full time employees, while concurrently attempting to complete their graduate work at UBC. UBC was really ESSA’s farm team, with superb mentoring from Buzz Holling, Carl Walters, Randall Peterman, Bill […]
March 1, 1981

The birth of conceptual models at ESSA – Beaufort Environmental Monitoring Project (BEMP)

The first of a long line of ESSA projects in the Beaufort Sea as part of the Beaufort Environmental Monitoring Project (BEMP). We used conceptual models, called Impact Hypotheses, to evaluate impacts of oil and gas development. Aboriginal participants found the conceptual models much easier […]