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Athabasca University

Dr. Robin Y. Smith

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Education

  • Ph.D. (2011, University of Saskatchewan) Geological Sciences
  • M.A. (1998, Trent University) Canadian Heritage and Development Studies
  • B.A. (1995, University of Victoria) Environmental Studies and Anthropology

Publications

Smith, R.Y., J.F. Basinger, and D.R. Greenwood. 2011. Early Eocene plant diversity and dynamics in the Falkland flora, Okanagan Highlands, British Columbia, Canada. Palaeobiodiversity and Palaeoenvironments 92(3): 309-328. doi: 10.1007/s12549-011-0061-5

Archibald, S.B.A., D.R. Greenwood, R.Y. Smith, R.W. Mathewes, and J.F. Basinger. 2011. Early Eocene Lagerstätten of the Okanagan Highlands (British Columbia and Washington). Geoscience Canada 38(4): 145-154.

Smith, R.Y., D.R. Greenwood, and J.F. Basinger. 2010. Estimating paleoatmospheric pCO2 during the Early Eocene Climatic Optimum from stomatal frequency of Ginkgo, Okanagan Highlands, British Columbia, Canada. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 293: 120–131.

Greenwood, D.R., J.F. Basinger, and R.Y. Smith. 2010. How wet was the Arctic Eocene rain forest? Estimates of precipitation from Paleogene Arctic macrofloras. Geology 38: 15–18.

Smith, R.Y., J.F. Basinger, and D.R. Greenwood. 2009. Depositional setting, fossil flora and paleoenvironment of the Early Eocene Falkland site, Okanagan Highlands, British Columbia. Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences 46: 811–822.

Ermine, W., R. Nilson, D. Sauchyn, E. Sauve, and R.Y. Smith. 2005. Isi askiwan – the state of the land: the Prince Albert Grand Council Elders’ gathering on climate change. Journal of Aboriginal Health 2: 62–72.

Turner, N.J., R.Y. Smith, and J. Jones. 2005. “A fine line between two nations”: ownership patterns for plant resources among Northwest Coast Indigenous peoples – implications for plant conservation and management. In D. Deur and N. Turner [eds.], Keeping it living: traditions of plant use and cultivation on the Northwest Coast of North America, 151–180. University of Washington Press, Seattle.

Ozimec, B., R.Y. Smith, and H.D.V. Prendergast. 2004. The Canadian ethnographic collections of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. American Indian Art Magazine 29: 50–59.

Smith, R.Y. 2003. Connecting museum objects and archival documents: willow fishing nets from the Northwest Territories of Canada in the Economic Botany Collections, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Economic Botany 57: 3–6.

Updated November 26 2014 by Students & Academic Services

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