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Christoph Richter

Professor Christoph Richter is an Associate Professor, Teaching Stream, in the Department of Biology at University of Toronto Mississauga. His research focused on the influence of human activities on the behaviour of cetaceans. Currently, he is leading undergraduate research on the ecological impact of invasive species around Mississauga and on the Galápagos Islands. He has taught field courses in the Bay of Fundy, Gulf of Maine, and Ecuador, and has been a study leader on cruises to the Arctic, Haida Gwaii and the Antarctic.

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Current Projects

Studying the impacts of urban deer in Mississauga and invasive plants on the Galapagos, and developing a long-term, student-run ecological database.

Memorable Moment

Tracking a pod of sperm whales through the night by listening to their clicks ... and not losing them!