Audrey Thompson is a Senior Aquatic Biologist based out of our Bellingham, Washington office. Ms. Thompson has more than 12 years of fisheries-related experience which includes developing and implementing studies of: fish populations, food web dynamics, and nutrient cycling in large rivers. Age-structure analysis, out-migrant survival assessment and monitoring, radio, acoustic, and PIT telemetry, mark-recapture methodologies, injury assessment and hydropower passage assessment are areas of Ms. Thompson’s expertise. She is skilled in all aspects of project logistics and field management, investigative research, and technical reporting. Ms. Thompson has worked in a vast array of aquatic environments ranging from hydropower facilities to pristine salmon rivers in Siberia, and from alpine streams to fjords in British Columbia. Ms. Thompson is skilled in all aspects of project planning, development, implementation, and reporting, as well as being capable, confident, and comfortable in a wide array of field situations. Ms. Thompson has diverse experience in numerous aspects of consulting that have ranged from small scale fish population assessments on Washington State rivers to large scale salmon survival studies on Columbia River hydropower projects. She has led fisheries investigations on hydropower facilities that have included survival and behavior assessments, injury assessment, passage route selection, markrecapture, and predator-prey interaction studies. Ms. Thompson also has a strong technical writing background and has lead authorship on technical reports.
Ms. Thompson completed a MS in Organismal Biology and Ecology at the University of Montana in 2007 and a BA in Biology/Ecology at Colgate University in 2004.