Canadian Forest Service employee directory

Brian G. Eddy

Ecological Risk Analyst
Atlantic Forestry Centre
26 University Drive, P.O. Box 960
Corner Brook, Newfoundland and Labrador, A2H 6J3

Tel.: (709) 637-4921


  • Joined the Canadian Forest Service in 2009

Areas of Knowledge:

  • Geomatics, Spatial Analysis, Web-Mapping for Ecosystem-based Management (EBM) and Sustainable Forest Management (SFM)
  • Land-Use, Resource Analysis and Regional Development
  • Sustainability, ecological and socio-economic indicators
  • Multidisciplinary Integration and Mixed Methods Frameworks
  • Information Ecology, Geospatial Information, Spatial Analysis


  • CFS Integrated Systems Approach (ISA) – Overall Integration Task Team (OITT)
  • Forest Change Initiative – Core Team member/AFC Representative
  • Humber River Basin (HRB) Project – western Newfoundland




  • Recipient of a Senate Medal for Outstanding Academic Achievement at the Ph.D. Level, Carleton University (2006)
  • Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council Doctoral Fellowship (2003-2005)
  • Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council Research Assistant under Dr. Fraser Taylor’s Cybercartography and the New Economy Project, funded by the Initiative on the New Economy (2003-2006)
  • Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council/Statistics Canada Scholarship – Summer Program in Data Analysis, York University (2004)
  • Jack F. Fleming Scholarship, Department of Geography and Environmental Studies, Carleton University (2003-2004)
  • National Sciences and Engineering Research Council Research Assistant (Funded to Dr. G.F. Bonham-Carter) (1993-1994)


Current Research Projects

  • Ecosystems-based Management (EBM) in the Humber River Basin (HRB), western Newfoundland
  • Development of a national GIS database and map of Forest-Dependent Communities/Regions (for Forest Change initiative and Adaptive Capacity)
  • Development of ‘Areas of Influence’ methodology for spatially-explicit analysis of multi-stakeholder values in EBM/SFM planning
  • Development and application of principles of Information Ecology for use in integrated framework development


  • B.Sc. (Hons) in Geology (1987), Acadia University
  • M.Sc. in Earth Sciences (1996), University of Ottawa
  • Ph.D. in Geography and Environmental Studies (2006), Carleton University


  • Ecological Society of America
  • Canadian Association of Geographers
  • American Association of Geographers