Area of Expertise: Marine Benthic Ecology, Amphipod Systematics
Education: B.Sc (Honors) Queen's University, 1972
M.Sc University of Victoria, 1977
PhD Carleton University, 1988
Discoveries: In the Antarctic, Conlan discovered that the B-15 iceberg, the largest recorded iceberg, could affect the sea life on the ocean floor from over 100 km away when it blocked access to the annual plankton bloom, the main food supply.
Quotes: "I love what I do, and I love knowing that my work makes a difference." -Conlan