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Grape ripeness and wine quality

Linking vineyard management to ripeness and aroma precursors via GC-MS in Vancouver Island Pinot Gris.

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Vine to Wine ROI

Evaluating ROI of vineyard management strategies through consumer sensory evaluations of experimentally replicated wines.

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Free Soil Analysis for Farmers

We are looking for farmer-collaborators interested in learning about their soil and farm performance research.

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ES Ecogastronomy Courses

Learn more about ecogastronomy courses offered in ES and how to become involved in our research programme

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Webinar: Exploring the relationships between
farm viability, product quality and farmer mental health
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Ecole Supérieure d'Agriculture d'Angers

Loire Valley field courses with ESA & Dr. Volpe plus a UVic-ESA 5-year Dual BSc/BA-MSc

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About Publications Group

We are intellectual omnivores and so publish primary research across all dimensions of human x ecological space.

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Move to nocturnality not a universal trend in carnivore species on disturbed landscapes.

Frey, S., J.P. Volpe, N.A. Heim, and J.T. Fisher.

Differences in fish communities on natural versus artificial temperate reefs, groundfish conservation applications in British Columbia

Bulger, D., J.P. Volpe, J.T. Fisher

Fish processing facilities: new challenge to marine biosecurity in Canada.

Price, M. A. Morton, J.G. Eriksson and J.P. Volpe. 2013.

Global Aquaculture Performance Index (GAPI): The first global environmental assessment of marine fish farming.

Volpe, J.P., J.L.M. Gee, V.A. Ethier, M. Beck, A.J. Wilson and J.M.S. Stoner. 2013.

The efficiency trap.

Volpe, J.P. 2009.

Dollars without sense: The bait for big-money tuna ranching around the world.

Volpe, J.P. 2005.