Lauren McWhinnie
Marine Biologist

Lauren McWhinnie holds a PhD from Heriot-Watt University in Scotland, she is currently a Research Fellow in the Coastal Oceans and Research Analysis Laboratory (CORAL) at the University of Victoria. Lauren’s current research focuses on quantifying and modelling current and future vessel and ship-source noise exposure to marine mammals and assessing the level of disturbance and risk vessels pose to cetaceans in the Salish Sea.