Publications edited by Maxafeau Editing (2016−2020)

Forestry science

Balducci, L., Deslauriers, A., Rossi, S., and Giovannelli, A. 2019. Stem cycle analyses help decipher the nonlinear response of trees to concurrent warming and drought. Annals of Forest Science 76(3): 88. doi: 10.1007/s13595-019-0870-7.

Balducci, L., Deslauriers, A., De Barba, D., Rossi, S., Houle, D., Bergeron, Y., and Morin, H. 2021. Influence of soil warming and N-addition on sap flux density and stem radius variation in boreal stands in Quebec, Canada. Ecohydrology n/a(n/a): e2261. doi:

Balducci, L., Fierravanti, A., Rossi, S., Delzon, S., De Grandpré, L., Kneeshaw, D.D., and Deslauriers, A. 2020. The paradox of defoliation: Declining tree water status with increasing soil water content. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology 290: 108025. doi:

Berguet, C., Martin, M., Arseneault, D., and Morin, H. 2020. Spatiotemporal dynamics of 20th-century spruce budworm outbreaks in Eastern Canada: three distinct patterns of outbreak severity. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution 8: 487. doi: 10.3389/fevo.2020.544088

Boucher, J.F., Tremblay, P., Lefebvre, A., Fradette, O., Bouchard, S., and Lord, D. 2019. The carbon fraction in biomass and organic matter in boreal open woodlands of Eastern Canada. Ecoscience 26(4): 309-314. doi: 10.1080/11956860.2019.1586119.

Bouzidi, H.A., Balducci, L., Mackay, J., and Deslauriers, A. 2019. Interactive effects of defoliation and water deficit on growth, water status, and mortality of black spruce (Picea mariana (Mill.) B.S.P.). Annals of Forest Science 76(1): 21. doi: 10.1007/s13595-019-0809-z.

Buttò, V., Deslauriers, A., Rossi, S., Rozenberg, P., Shishov, V., and Morin, H. 2020. The role of plant hormones in tree-ring formation. Trees 34(2): 315-335. doi: 10.1007/s00468-019-01940-4.

Buttò, V., Rossi, S., Deslauriers, A., and Morin, H. 2019. Is size an issue of time? Relationship between the duration of xylem development and cell traits. Annals of Botany 123(7): 1257-1265. doi: 10.1093/aob/mcz032.

Buttò, V., Rozenberg, P., Deslauriers, A., Rossi, S., and Morin, H. 2021. Environmental and developmental factors driving xylem anatomy and micro-density in black spruce. New Phytologist n/a(n/a). doi:

Buttò, V., Shishov, V., Tychkov, I., Popkova, M., He, M., Rossi, S., Deslauriers, A., and Morin, H. 2020. Comparing the cell dynamics of tree-ring formation observed in microcores and as predicted by the Vaganov–Shashkin model. Frontiers in Plant Science 11(1268). doi: 10.3389/fpls.2020.01268.

Cartenì, F., Deslauriers, A., Rossi, S., Morin, H., De Micco, V., Mazzoleni, S., and Giannino, F. 2018. The physiological mechanisms behind the earlywood-to-latewood transition: a process-based modeling approach. Frontiers in Plant Science 9(1053). doi: 10.3389/fpls.2018.01053.

Chen, L., Rossi, S., Deslauriers, A., and Liu, J. 2019. Contrasting strategies of xylem formation between black spruce and balsam fir in Quebec, Canada. Tree Physiology 39(5): 747-754. doi: 10.1093/treephys/tpy151.

Deslauriers, A., Fournier, M.P., Carteni, F., and Mackay, J. 2019. Phenological shifts in conifer species stressed by spruce budworm defoliation. Tree Physiology 39(4): 590-605. doi: 10.1093/treephys/tpy135.

Deslauriers, A., and Rossi, S. 2019. Metabolic memory in the phenological events of plants: looking beyond climatic factors. Tree Physiology 39(8): 1272-1276. doi: 10.1093/treephys/tpz082.

Dufour-Pelletier, S., Tremblay, J., Hébert, C., Lachat, T., and Ibarzabal, J. 2020. Testing the effect of snag and cavity supply on deadwood-associated species in a managed boreal forest. Forests(11): 424.

Fierravanti, A., Rossi, S., Kneeshaw, D., De Grandpré, L., and Deslauriers, A. 2019. Low non-structural carbon accumulation in spring reduces growth and increases mortality in conifers defoliated by spruce budworm. Frontiers in Forests and Global Change 2(15). doi: 10.3389/ffgc.2019.00015.

Fradette, O., Marty, C., Tremblay, P., Lord, D., and Boucher, J.-F. 2021. Allometric equations for estimating biomass and carbon stocks in afforested open woodlands with black spruce and jack pine, in the eastern Canadian boreal forest. Forests 12(1): 59.

Girona, M.M., Lussier, J.M., Morin, H., and Thiffault, N. 2018a. Conifer Regeneration after experimental shelterwood and seed-tree treatments in boreal forests: finding silvicultural alternatives. Frontiers in Plant Science 9. doi: 10.3389/fpls.2018.01145.

Girona, M.M., Morin, H., Lussier, J.-M., and Ruel, J.-C. 2019. Post-cutting mortality following experimental silvicultural treatments in unmanaged boreal forest stands. Frontiers in Forests and Global Change 2(4). doi: 10.3389/ffgc.2019.00004.

Girona, M.M., Morin, H., Lussier, J.M., and Walsh, D. 2016. Radial growth response of black spruce stands ten years after experimental shelterwoods and seed-tree cuttings in boreal forest. forests 7(10). doi: 10.3390/f7100240.

Girona, M.M., Navarro, L., and Morin, H. 2018b. A secret hidden in the sediments: lepidoptera scales. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution 6. doi: 10.3389/fevo.2018.00002.

Girona, M.M., Rossi, S., Lussier, J.M., Walsh, D., and Morin, H. 2017. Understanding tree growth responses after partial cuttings: A new approach. Plos One 12(2). doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0172653.

Labrecque-Foy, J.P., Morin, H., and Girona, M.M. 2020. Dynamics of territorial occupation by North American beavers in canadian boreal forests: a novel dendroecological approach. Forests 11(2): 12. doi: 10.3390/f11020221.

Lavoie, J., Montoro Girona, M., and Morin, H. 2019. Vulnerability of conifer regeneration to spruce budworm outbreaks in the eastern Canadian boreal forest. Forests 10(10): 850.

Lemay, A., Krause, C., and Achim, A. 2019a. Primary and secondary branch growth in black spruce and balsam fir after careful logging around small merchantable stems (CLASS). Forests 10(6). doi: 10.3390/f10060500.

Lemay, A., Pamerleau-Couture, É., and Krause, C. 2019b. Maximum Branch diameter in black spruce following partial cutting and clearcutting. Forests 10(10). doi: 10.3390/f10100913.

Martin, M., Boucher, Y., Fenton, N.J., Marchand, P., and Morin, H. 2020a. Forest management has reduced the structural diversity of residual boreal old-growth forest landscapes in Eastern Canada. Forest Ecology and Management 458: 117765. doi:

Martin, M., Fenton, N., and Morin, H. 2018. Structural diversity and dynamics of boreal old-growth forests case study in Eastern Canada. Forest Ecology and Management 422: 125-136. doi:

Martin, M., Fenton, N.J., and Morin, H. 2020b. Boreal old-growth forest structural diversity challenges aerial photographic survey accuracy. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 50(2): 155-169. doi: 10.1139/cjfr-2019-0177.

Martin, M., Krause, C., Fenton, N.J., and Morin, H. 2020d. Unveiling the diversity of tree growth patterns in boreal old-growth forests reveals the richness of their dynamics. Forests 11(3): 18. doi: 10.3390/f11030252.

Martin, M., Morin, H., and Fenton, N.J. 2019. Secondary disturbances of low and moderate severity drive the dynamics of eastern Canadian boreal old-growth forests. Annals of Forest Science 76(4): 108.

Martin, M., Girona, M.M., and Morin, H. 2020. Driving factors of conifer regeneration dynamics in eastern Canadian boreal old-growth forests. PLOS ONE 15(7): e0230221. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0230221.

Martin, M., Krause, C., and Morin, H. 2021. Linking radial growth patterns and moderate-severity disturbance dynamics in boreal old-growth forests driven by recurrent insect outbreaks: A tale of opportunities, successes, and failures. Ecology and Evolution 11(1): 566-586. doi:

Morin, H., Jardon, Y., and Gagnon, R. 2020. Relationship between spruce budworm outbreaks and forest dynamics in eastern North America. In Plant Disturbance Ecology: The Process and the Response. Sous la direction de E. Johnson et K. Miyanishi. Academic Press

Navarro, L., Harvey, A.E., Ali, A., Bergeron, Y., and Morin, H. 2018a. A Holocene landscape dynamic multiproxy reconstruction: How do interactions between fire and insect outbreaks shape an ecosystem over long time scales? Plos One 13(10). doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0204316.

Navarro, L., Harvey, A.E., and Morin, H. 2018b. Lepidoptera wing scales: a new paleoecological indicator for reconstructing spruce budworm abundance. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 48(3): 302-308. doi: 10.1139/cjfr-2017-0009.

Navarro, L., Morin, H., Bergeron, Y., and Girona, M.M. 2018c. Changes in spatiotemporal patterns of 20th century spruce budworm outbreaks in eastern Canadian boreal forests. Frontiers in Plant Science 9(1905). doi: 10.3389/fpls.2018.01905.

Paixao, C., Krause, C., Morin, H., and Achim, A. 2019. Wood quality of black spruce and balsam fir trees defoliated by spruce budworm: A case study in the boreal forest of Quebec, Canada. Forest Ecology and Management 437: 201-210. doi:

Pamerleau-Couture, É., Rossi, S., Pothier, D., and Krause, C. 2019. Wood properties of black spruce (Picea mariana (Mill.) BSP) in relation to ring width and tree height in even- and uneven-aged boreal stands. [journal article]. Annals of Forest Science 76(2): 43. doi: 10.1007/s13595-019-0828-9.

Ren, P., Néron, V., Rossi, S., Liang, E., Bouchard, M., and Deslauriers, A. 2020. Warming counteracts defoliation-induced mismatch by increasing herbivore-plant phenological synchrony. Global Change Biology 26(4): 2072-2080. doi: 10.1111/gcb.14991.

 Schneider, R., Franceschini, T., Duchateau, E., Bérubé-Deschênes, A., Dupont-Leduc, L., Proudfoot, S., Power, H., and de Coligny, F. 2021. Influencing plantation stand structure through close-to-nature silviculture. European Journal of Forest Research: 1-21.

Earth sciences, Geology, Quaternary sciences, Geomechanics

Bedard, L.P., Boivin, J.F., and Girard, R. 2017. Quantifying and improving the quality of gold grain counts in heavy mineral concentrates. Mineral Resources to Discover, Vols 1-4 pp. 1119-1121.

Bédard, L.P., Esbensen, K.H., and Barnes, S.-J. 2016. Empirical approach for estimating reference material heterogeneity and sample minimum test portion mass for “nuggety” precious metals (Au, Pd, Ir, Pt, Ru). Analytical Chemistry 88(7): 3504-3511. doi: 10.1021/acs.analchem.5b03574.

Bedeaux, P., Mathieu, L., Pilote, P., Rafini, S., and Daigneault, R. 2018a. Origin of the Piché Structural Complex and implications for the early evolution of the Archean crustal-scale Cadillac – Larder Lake Fault Zone, Canada. Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences 55(8): 905-922. doi: 10.1139/cjes-2017-0270.

Bedeaux, P., Rafini, S., Pilote, P., Daigneault, R., #xe9, and al. 2018b. Modelling seismically induced mesothermal goldfields along the deep-rooted Cadillac-Larder Lake Fault, Abitibi, Canada. Geofluids 2018: 21. doi: 10.1155/2018/9479528.

Desroches, D., Bedard, L.P., Lemieux, S., and Esbensen, K.H. 2018. Suitability of using a handheld XRF for quality control of quartz in an industrial setting. Minerals Engineering 126: 36-43. doi: 10.1016/j.mineng.2018.06.016.

Desroches, D., Bédard, L.P., Lemieux, S., and Esbensen, K.H. 2019. Representative sampling and use of HHXRF to characterize lot and sample quality of quartzite at a pyrometallurgical ferrosilicon plant. Minerals Engineering 141: 105852. doi:

Dietrich, P., Ghienne, J.-F., Schuster, M., Lajeunesse, P., Nutz, A., Deschamps, R., Roquin, C., and Duringer, P. 2017. From outwash to coastal systems in the Portneuf–Forestville deltaic complex (Québec North Shore): Anatomy of a forced regressive deglacial sequence. Sedimentology 64(4): 1044-1078. doi: doi:10.1111/sed.12340.

Fazli, S., Taghipour, B., and Lentz, D.R. 2018. The Zn-Pb sulfide and Pb-Zn-Ag non-sulfide Kuh-e-Surmeh ore deposit, Zagros Belt, Iran: Geologic, mineralogical, geochemical, and S isotopic constraints. Journal of Geochemical Exploration 194: 146-166. doi: 10.1016/j.gexplo.2018.07.019.

Guay, F., Pilote, P., Daigneault, R., and McNicoll, V. 2018. Early gold-bearing quartz veins within the Rivière-Héva fault zone, Abitibi subprovince, Quebec, Canada. Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences 55(10): 1139-1157. doi: 10.1139/cjes-2018-0029.

Ismail, M., Delpech, G., Moine, B., Grégoire, M., Guilbaud, C., and Cottin, J.-Y. 2020. Sapphirine-bearing pyroxenite xenoliths in Cenozoic alkali basalt from Jabel El Arab (Syria): Insights into the nature and composition of the lithosphere beneath the southern Syrian Rift, northern part of the Arabian Plate. Journal of Asian Earth Sciences 190: 104146. doi:

Levesque, Y., Saeidi, A., and Rouleau, A. 2017. An earth pressure coefficient based on the geomechanical and geometric parameters of backfill in a mine stope. International Journal of Geo-Engineering 8(1): 27. doi: 10.1186/s40703-017-0065-8.

Linge, K.L., Bédard, L.P., Bugoi, R., Enzweiler, J., Jochum, K.P., Kilian, R., Liu, J., Marin-Carbonne, J., Merchel, S., Munnik, F., Morales, L.F.G., Rollion-Bard, C., Souders, A.K., Sylvester, P.J., and Weis, U. 2017. GGR biennial critical review: analytical developments since 2014. Geostandards and Geoanalytical Research 41(4): 493-562. doi: 10.1111/ggr.12200.

Maitre, J., Bouchard, K., and Bedard, L.P. 2019. Mineral grains recognition using computer vision and machine learning. Computers & Geosciences 130: 84-93. doi: 10.1016/j.cageo.2019.05.009.

Mathieu, L. 2018. Quantifying hydrothermal alteration: a review of methods. Geosciences (2076-3263) 8(7): 245. doi: 10.3390/geosciences8070245.

Mathieu, L. 2019a. Detecting magmatic-derived fluids using pyrite chemistry: Example of the Chibougamau area, Abitibi Subprovince, Québec. Ore Geology Reviews 114: 103127. doi:

Mathieu, L. 2019b. Origin of the vanadiferous serpentine-magnetite rocks of the Mt. Sorcerer area, Lac Doré layered intrusion, Chibougamau, Québec. Geosciences 9(3): 110.

Mathieu, L., Madon, B., and Hamilton, M.A. 2020. Physico-chemical parameters of Neoarchean syntectonic magmatism: The example of the Muscocho Pluton, Abitibi Subprovince. Ore Geology Reviews 125: 103670. doi:

Mathieu, L., and Racicot, D. 2019. Petrogenic study of the multiphase Chibougamou Pluton: Archaean magmas associated with Cu--Au magmato-hydrothermal systems. Minerals 9(3): 174.

Nejadhadad, M., Taghipour, B., and Lentz, D.R. 2018. Geochemical, isotopic, and fluid inclusion signatures of Zn-Pb mineralization in the Tiran mining district, Isfahan, Sanandaj-Sirjan zone (Iran). Ore Geology Reviews 101: 854-869. doi: 10.1016/j.oregeorev.2018.08.005.

Neron, A., Bedard, L.P., and Gaboury, D. 2018. The Saint-Honore carbonatite ree zone, Quebec, Canada: combined magmatic and hydrothermal processes. Minerals 8(9). doi: 10.3390/min8090397.

Neron, A., Bedard, L.P., and Girard, R. 2017. Automated gold grain counting: a quantum leap in drift exploration. Proceeding of the 14th SGA Biennial meeting, 20-23 August 2017, Québec City, Canada: pages 1155-1158.

Nutz, A., and Schuster, M. 2018. Comments on: “A leaf wax biomarker record of early Pleistocene hydroclimate from West Turkana, Kenya” by Lupien et al. [Quat. Sci. Rev. 186 (2018), 225–235]. Quaternary Science Reviews 201: 505-507. doi:

Nutz, A., Schuster, M., Boës, X., and Rubino, J.-L. 2017. Orbitally-driven evolution of Lake Turkana (Turkana Depression, Kenya, EARS) between 1.95 and 1.72 Ma: A sequence stratigraphy perspective. Journal of African Earth Sciences 125: 230-243. doi:

Nutz, A., Schuster, M., Ghienne, J.F., Roquin, C., and Bouchette, F. 2018. Wind-driven waterbodies: a new category of lake within an alternative sedimentologically-based lake classification. Journal of Paleolimnology 59(2): 189-199. doi: 10.1007/s10933-016-9894-2.

Ragon, T., Nutz, A., Schuster, M., Ghienne, J.-F., Ruffet, G., and Rubino, J.-L. 2019. Evolution of the northern Turkana Depression (East African Rift System, Kenya) during the Cenozoic rifting: New insights from the Ekitale Basin (28-25.5 Ma). Geological Journal 54(6): 3468-3488. doi: doi:10.1002/gj.3339.

Sandeep, Joshi, A., Sah, S.K., Kumar, P., Lal, S., Vandana, Kamal, and Singh, R.S. 2017. Source model estimation of the 2005 Kyushu Earthquake, Japan using a modified semi empirical technique. Journal of Asian Earth Sciences 147: 240-253. doi:

Schuster, M., and Nutz, A. 2018. Lacustrine wave-dominated clastic shorelines: modern to ancient littoral landforms and deposits from the Lake Turkana Basin (East African Rift System, Kenya). Journal of Paleolimnology 59(2): 221-243. doi: 10.1007/s10933-017-9960-4.

Schuster, M., and Nutz, A. 2019. Lake-level changes and hominin occupations in the arid Turkana basin during volcanic closure of the Omo River outflows to the Indian Ocean – comment on the published paper by Boës et al. Quaternary Research (2018), Vol. 91.2, 892–909. Quaternary Research 92(2): 598-600. doi: 10.1017/qua.2019.14.

Tremblay, J., Bedard, L.P., and Matton, G. 2017a. Columbitization of fluorcalciopyrochlore by hydrothermalism at the Saint-Honore alkaline complex, Quebec (Canada): New insights on halite in carbonatites. Ore Geology Reviews 91: 695-707. doi: 10.1016/j.oregeorev.2017.08.027.

Trottier, A.P., Lajeunesse, P., Gagnon-Poire, A., and Francus, P. 2020. Morphological signatures of deglaciation and postglacial sedimentary processes in a deep fjord-lake (Grand Lake, Labrador). Earth Surface Processes and Landforms 45(4): 928-947. doi: 10.1002/esp.4786.

Trottier, A.-P., Brouard, E., Lajeunesse, P., and Normandeau, A. 2021. The morphosedimentary record of glacial to postglacial environmental changes in fjord-lake Mékinac and adjacent areas (southeastern Canadian Shield). Geomorphology 376: 107565.

Limnology, Aquatic sciences

Cimon, S., and Cusson, M. 2018. Impact of multiple disturbances and stress on the temporal trajectories and resilience of benthic intertidal communities. Ecosphere 9(10): e02467. doi: 10.1002/ecs2.2467.

Grosbois, G., del Giorgio, P.A., and Rautio, M. 2017. Zooplankton allochthony is spatially heterogeneous in a boreal lake. Freshwater Biology 62(3): 474-490. doi: doi:10.1111/fwb.12879.

Grosbois, G., Vachon, D., del Giorgio, P.A., and Rautio, M. 2020. Efficiency of crustacean zooplankton in transferring allochthonous carbon in a boreal lake. Ecology 101(6): e03013. doi: 10.1002/ecy.3013.

He, R., Zeng, J., Zhao, D., Huang, R., Yu, Z., and Wu, Q.L. 2020. Contrasting patterns in diversity and community assembly of Phragmites australis root-associated bacterial communities from different seasons. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 86(14): e00379-00320. doi: 10.1128/AEM.00379-20.

Joseph, L., and Cusson, M. 2015. Resistance of benthic intertidal communities to multiple disturbances and stresses. Marine Ecology Progress Series 534: 49-64.

Lin, Y., Zhao, D., Zeng, J., Cao, X., and Jiao, C. 2019. Network analysis reveals seasonal patterns of bacterial community networks in lake taihu under aquaculture conditions. Water 11(9): 1868.

Marion, A., Plourde, S., and Sirois, P. 2016. Mortality and recruitment in two copepod populations in a subarctic oligotrophic reservoir and the influence of environmental forcing. Journal of Plankton Research 38(4): 915-930. doi: 10.1093/plankt/fbw040.

Morissette, O., Sirois, P., Lester, N.P., Wilson, C.C., and Bernatchez, L. 2018. Supplementation stocking of Lake Trout (Salvelinus namaycush) in small boreal lakes: Ecotypes influence on growth and condition. PLoS One 13(7): e0200599. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0200599.

Morissette, O., and Sirois, P. 2021. Flowing down the river: Influence of hydrology on scale and accuracy of elemental composition classification in a large fluvial ecosystem. Science of The Total Environment 760: 143320.

Nevalainen, L., Rantala, M.V., Luoto, T.P., Ojala, A.E.K., and Rautio, M. 2016. Long-term changes in pigmentation of arctic Daphnia provide potential for reconstructing aquatic UV exposure. Quaternary Science Reviews 144: 44-50. doi:

Staentzel, C., Combroux, I., Barillier, A., Grac, C., Chanez, E., and Beisel, J.-N. 2019. Effects of a river restoration project along the Old Rhine River (France-Germany): Response of macroinvertebrate communities. Ecological Engineering 127: 114-124. doi:

Vanalderweireldt, L., Sirois, P., Mingelbier, M., and Winkler, G. 2019a. Feeding ecology of early life stages of striped bass (Morone saxatilis) along an estuarine salinity-turbidity gradient, St. Lawrence Estuary, Canada. Journal of Plankton Research 41(4): 507-520. doi: 10.1093/plankt/fbz031.

Vanalderweireldt, L., Winkler, G., Forget-Lacoursiere, E.L., Mingelbier, M., and Sirois, P. 2020. Habitat use by early life stages of the re-established striped bass and conspecific fish species along the St. Lawrence estuary. Estuarine and Coastal Shelf Sciences. 237: 12. doi: 10.1016/j.ecss.2020.106696.

Vanalderweireldt, L., Winkler, G., Mingelbier, M., and Sirois, P. 2019b. Early growth, mortality, and partial migration of striped bass (Morone saxatilis) larvae and juveniles in the St. Lawrence estuary, Canada. ICES Journal of Marine Science 76(7): 2235-2246. doi: 10.1093/icesjms/fsz116.

Wang, S., Zhao, D., Zeng, J., Xu, H., Huang, R., Jiao, C., and Guo, L. 2019. Variations of bacterial community during the decomposition of Microcystis under different temperatures and biomass. BMC Microbiology 19(1): 207. doi: 10.1186/s12866-019-1585-5.

Wauthy, M., and Rautio, M. 2020a. Emergence of steeply stratified permafrost thaw ponds changes zooplankton ecology in subarctic freshwaters. Arctic, Antarctic, and Alpine Research 52(1): 177-190. doi: 10.1080/15230430.2020.1753412.

Wauthy, M., and Rautio, M. 2020b. Permafrost thaw stimulates primary producers but has a moderate effect on primary consumers in subarctic ponds. Ecosphere 11(6). doi: 10.1002/ecs2.3099.

Xu, H., Zhao, D., Zeng, J., Jiao, C., Yu, Z., and Wu, Q.L. 2020. Distinct successional patterns and processes of free-living and particle-attached bacterial communities throughout a phytoplankton bloom. Freshwater Biology 65(8): 1363-1375. doi: 10.1111/fwb.13505.

Xu, H.M., Zhao, D.Y., Huang, R., Cao, X.Y., Zeng, J., Yu, Z.B., Hooker, K.V., Hambright, K.D., and Wu, Q.L.L. 2018. Contrasting network features between free-living and particle-attached bacterial communities in Taihu Lake. Microbial Ecology 76(2): 303-313. doi: 10.1007/s00248-017-1131-7.

Zeng, J., Jiao, C., Zhao, D., Xu, H., Huang, R., Cao, X., Yu, Z., and Wu, Q.L. 2019a. Patterns and assembly processes of planktonic and sedimentary bacterial community differ along a trophic gradient in freshwater lakes. Ecological Indicators 106: 105491. doi:

Zeng, J., Lin, Y., Zhao, D., Huang, R., Xu, H., and Jiao, C. 2019b. Seasonality overwhelms aquacultural activity in determining the composition and assembly of the bacterial community in Lake Taihu, China. Science of The Total Environment 683: 427-435. doi:

Zhao, D., Xu, H., Zeng, J., Cao, X., Huang, R., Shen, F., and Yu, Z. 2017. Community composition and assembly processes of the free-living and particle-attached bacteria in Taihu Lake.

Zhou, Q., Zhang, X., He, R., Wang, S., Jiao, C., Huang, R., He, X., Zeng, J., and Zhao, D. 2019. The composition and assembly of bacterial communities across the rhizosphere and phyllosphere compartments of Phragmites australis. Diversity (14242818) 11(6): 98-98. doi: 10.3390/d11060098.

Ecology, biological conservation

Bourret, V., Albert, V., April, J., Côté, G., and Morissette, O. 2020. Past, present and future contributions of evolutionary biology to wildlife forensics, management and conservation. Evolutionary Applications 13(6): 1420-1434. doi: 10.1111/eva.12977.

Hasan, A., Girona, M.M., Grosbois, G., Saha, N., and Halim, M.A. 2020. Land sparing can maintain bird diversity in northeastern Bangladesh. Sustainability 12(16): 6472.

Surface materials, Material sciences, Surface engineering

Azimi Yancheshme, A., Allahdini, A., Maghsoudi, K., Jafari, R., and Momen, G. 2020. Potential anti-icing applications of encapsulated phase change material–embedded coatings; a review. Journal of Energy Storage 31: 101638. doi:

Azimi Yancheshme, A., Hassantabar, S., Maghsoudi, K., Keshavarzi, S., Jafari, R., and Momen, G. 2020. Integration of experimental analysis and machine learning to predict drop behavior on superhydrophobic surfaces. Chemical Engineering Journal In press, corrected proof: 127898. doi:

Azizi, S., Momen, G., Ouellet-Plamondon, C., and David, E. Enhancement in electrical and thermal performance of high-temperature vulcanized silicone rubber composites for outdoor insulating applications. J. Appl. Polym. Sci.: 11. doi: 10.1002/app.49514.

Jafari, R., Cloutier, C., Allahdini, A., and Momen, G. 2019a. Recent progress and challenges with 3D printing of patterned hydrophobic and superhydrophobic surfaces. The International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology 103(1): 1225-1238. doi: 10.1007/s00170-019-03630-4.

Jafari, R., Momen, G., and Eslami, E. 2019b. Fabrication of icephobic aluminium surfaces by atmospheric plasma jet polymerisation. Surface Engineering 35(5): 450-455. doi: 10.1080/02670844.2018.1509813.

Madidi, F., Momen, G., and Farzaneh, M. 2018. Dielectric Properties of TiO2/silicone rubber micro- and nanocomposites. Advances in Materials Science and Engineering. doi: 10.1155/2018/4682076.

Maghsoudi, K., Jafari, R., Momen, G., and Farzaneh, M. 2017. Micro-nanostructured polymer surfaces using injection molding: A review. Materials Today Communications 13: 126-143. doi:

Maghsoudi, K., Momen, G., Jafari, R., and Farzaneh, M. 2018. Direct replication of micro-nanostructures in the fabrication of superhydrophobic silicone rubber surfaces by compression molding. Applied Surface Science 458: 619-628. doi:

Maghsoudi, K., Momen, G., Jafari, R., and Farzaneh, M. 2019a. Rigorous testing to assess the self-cleaning properties of an ultra-water-repellent silicone rubber surface. Surface and Coatings Technology 374: 557-568. doi:

Maghsoudi, K., Momen, G., Jafari, R., Farzaneh, M., and Carreira, T. 2019b. Micro-nanostructured silicone rubber surfaces using compression molding. Materials Science Forum 941: 1802-1807. doi: 10.4028/

Maghsoudi, K., Vazirinasab, E., Jafari, R., and Momen, G. 2020a. Evaluating the effect of processing parameters on the replication quality in the micro compression molding of silicone rubber. Materials and Manufacturing Processes: 1-9. doi: 10.1080/10426914.2020.1779942.

Maghsoudi, K., Vazirinasab, E., Momen, G., and Jafari, R. 2020b. Advances in the fabrication of superhydrophobic polymeric surfaces by polymer molding processes. Ind. Eng. Chem. Res. 59(20): 9343-9363. doi: 10.1021/acs.iecr.0c00508.

Maghsoudi, K., Vazirinasab, E., Momen, G., and Jafari, R. 2021. Icephobicity and durability assessment of superhydrophobic surfaces: The role of surface roughness and the ice adhesion measurement technique. Journal of Materials Processing Technology 288: 116883. doi:

Seifaddini, M., Saeidi, A., and Farzaneh, M. 2020. Ice stress-strain curve prediction in uniaxial compression loading in the objective of atmospheric icing risk evaluation. Materialwiss. Werkstofftech. 51(5): 676-684. doi: 10.1002/mawe.202000005.

Vazirinasab, E., Jafari, R., and Momen, G. 2018a. Application of superhydrophobic coatings as a corrosion barrier: A review. Surface and Coatings Technology 341: 40-56. doi:

Vazirinasab, E., Jafari, R., and Momen, G. 2018b. Wetting and self-cleaning properties of silicone rubber surfaces treated by atmospheric plasma jet. In 2018 IEEE Conference on Electrical Insulation and Dielectric Phenomena (CEIDP), 21-24 Oct. 2018, pp. 239-242.

Vazirinasab, E., Jafari, R., and Momen, G. 2019a. Evaluation of atmospheric-pressure plasma parameters to achieve superhydrophobic and self-cleaning HTV silicone rubber surfaces via a single-step, eco-friendly approach. Surface and Coatings Technology 375: 100-111. doi:

Vazirinasab, E., Jafari, R., Momen, G., and Carreira, T. 2019b. Simple fabrication of superhydrophobic surfaces using atmospheric-pressure plasma. Materials Science Forum 941: 1808-1814. doi: 10.4028/

Vazirinasab, E., Maghsoudi, K., Jafari, R., and Momen, G. 2020a. A comparative study of the icephobic and self-cleaning properties of Teflon materials having different surface morphologies. Journal of Materials Processing Technology 276: 116415. doi:

Vazirinasab, E., Momen, G., and Jafari, R. 2020b. A non-fluorinated mechanochemically robust volumetric superhydrophobic nanocomposite. Journal of Materials Science & Technology. doi:

Yancheshme, A.A., Momen, G., and Aminabadi, R.J. 2020. Mechanisms of ice formation and propagation on superhydrophobic surfaces: A review. Advances in Colloid Interface Sciences 279: 17. doi: 10.1016/j.cis.2020.102155.


Boumaiza, L., Saeidi, A., and Quirion, M. 2019a. Determining relative block structure rating for rock erodibility evaluation in the case of non-orthogonal joint sets. Journal of Rock Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering 11(1): 72-87. doi:

Boumaiza, L., Saeidi, A., and Quirion, M. 2019b. A method to determine relevant geomechanical parameters for evaluating the hydraulic erodibility of rock. Journal of Rock Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering 11(5): 1004-1018. doi:

Foulon, T., Saeidi, A., Chesnaux, R., Nastev, M., and Rouleau, A. 2018. Spatial distribution of soil shear-wave velocity and the fundamental period of vibration – a case study of the Saguenay region, Canada. Georisk: Assessment and Management of Risk for Engineered Systems and Geohazards 12(1): 74-86. doi: 10.1080/17499518.2017.1376253.

Heidarzadeh, S., Saeidi, A., and Rouleau, A. 2018. Assessing the effect of open stope geometry on rock mass brittle damage using a response surface methodology. International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Mining Sciences 106: 60-73. doi:

Heidarzadeh, S., Saeidi, A., and Rouleau, A. 2019. Evaluation of the effect of geometrical parameters on stope probability of failure in the open stoping method using numerical modeling. International Journal of Mining Science and Technology 29(3): 399-408. doi:

Heidarzadeh, S., Saeidi, A., and Rouleau, A. 2020. Use of probabilistic numerical modeling to evaluate the effect of geomechanical parameter variability on the probability of open-stope failure: a case study of the Niobec Mine, Quebec (Canada). Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering 53(3): 1411-1431. doi: 10.1007/s00603-019-01985-4.

Richer, B., Saeidi, A., Boivin, M., and Rouleau, A. 2020. Overview of retrogressive landslide risk analysis in sensitive clay slope. Geosciences 10: 279.

Saeidi, A., Eslami, E., Quirion, M., and Seifaddini, M. 2019. Assessment of rock mass erosion in unlined spillways using developed vulnerability and fragility functions. Georisk-Assessment and Management of Risk for Engineered Systems and Geohazards. doi: 10.1080/17499518.2019.1660796.

Shahbazi, A., Saeidi, A., and Chesnaux, R. 2020. A review of existing methods used to evaluate the hydraulic conductivity of a fractured rock mass. Engineering Geology 265: 105438. doi:

Microbial sciences

Huang, B.-H., Chang, C.-W., Huang, C.-W., Gao, J., and Liao, P.-C. 2018. Composition and functional specialists of the gut microbiota of frogs reflect habitat differences and agricultural activity.F rontiers in Microbiology 8(2670). doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2017.02670.

Juan, Y., Jiang, N., Tian, L., Chen, X., Sun, W., and Chen, L. 2018. Effect of freeze-thaw on a midtemperate soil bacterial community and the correlation network of its members. BioMed Research International 2018: 8412429-8412429. doi: 10.1155/2018/8412429.

Qin, M., Xu, H., Zeng, J., Zhao, D., Yu, Z., and Wu, Q.L. 2020. Composition and assembly of bacterial communities in surface and deeper sediments from aquaculture-influenced sites in Eastern Lake Taihu, China. Aquatic Sciences 82(4): 80. doi: 10.1007/s00027-020-00755-7.

Wu, S.-H., Huang, B.-H., Huang, C.-L., Li, G., and Liao, P.-C. 2018. The aboveground vegetation type and underground soil property mediate the divergence of soil microbiomes and the biological interactions. Microbial Ecology 75(2): 434-446. doi: 10.1007/s00248-017-1050-7.

Agriculture and soil science

 Boucher, M.-A., Côté, H., Pichette, A., Ripoll, L., and Legault, J. 2020. Chemical composition and antibacterial activity of Tussilago farfara (L.) essential oil from Quebec, Canada. Natural Product Research 34(4): 545-548. doi: 10.1080/14786419.2018.1489384.

Côté, H., Pichette, A., Simard, F., Ouellette, M.-E., Ripoll, L., Mihoub, M., Grimard, D., and Legault, J. 2019. Balsacone C, a new antibiotic targeting bacterial cell membranes, inhibits clinical isolates of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (mrsa) without inducing resistance. Frontiers in Microbiology 10(2341). doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2019.02341.

Fournier, M.-P., Paré, M.C., Buttò, V., Delagrange, S., Lafond, J., and Deslauriers, A. 2020. How plant allometry influences bud phenology and fruit yield in two Vaccinium species. Annals of Botany. 126(5): 825-835. doi: 10.1093/aob/mcaa083.

Lévesque, J.-A., Bradley, R.L., Bellemare, M., Lafond, J., and Paré, M.C. 2018. Predicting weed and lowbush blueberry biomass using the point intercept method. Canadian Journal of Plant Science 98(4): 967-970. doi: 10.1139/cjps-2017-0201.

Marty, C., Lévesque, J.-A., Bradley, R.L., Lafond, J., and Paré, M.C. 2019a. Lowbush blueberry fruit yield and growth response to inorganic and organic N-fertilization when competing with two common weed species. PloS One 14(12): e0226619-e0226619. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0226619.

Marty, C., Levesque, J.A., Bradley, R.L., Lafond, J., and Pare, M.C. 2019b. Contrasting impacts of two weed species on lowbush blueberry fertilizer nitrogen uptake in a commercial field. Plos One 14(4). doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0215253.

Marty, C., Piquette, J., Morin, H., Bussières, D., Thiffault, N., Houle, D., Bradley, R.L., Simpson, M.J., Ouimet, R., and Paré, M.C. 2019c. Nine years of in situ soil warming and topography impact the temperature sensitivity and basal respiration rate of the forest floor in a Canadian boreal forest. PloS One 14(12): e0226909-e0226909. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0226909.

Mihoub, M., Pichette, A., Sylla, B., Gauthier, C., and Legault, J. 2018. Bidesmosidic betulin saponin bearing L-rhamnopyranoside moieties induces apoptosis and inhibition of lung cancer cells growth in vitro and in vivo. Plos One 13(3). doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0193386.

Paré, M.C., Chagnon, P.-L., Plourde, J., and Legendre-Guillemin, V. 2019. Apatite stimulates the deposition of glomalin-related soil protein in a lowbush blueberry commercial field. Agriculture 9(3): 52.

Paré, M.C., Legault, J., Pichette, A., Tremblay, C., and Aubut, M.-F. 2018. Canadian goldenrod residues and extracts inhibit the growth of Streptomyces scabiei, the causal agent of potato common scab. Canadian Journal of Plant Pathology 40(1): 70-75. doi: 10.1080/07060661.2017.1406992.

Perrier, A., Hardion, L., Rozan, A., Staentzel, C., and Combroux, I. 2019. Miscanthus x giganteus crop fields hide a genotype of the invasive M. sacchariflorus. Weed Research 59(6): 446-457. doi: 10.1111/wre.12382.

Tremblay, C., Deslauriers, A., Lafond, J., Lajeunesse, J., and Paré, M.C. 2019. Effects of Soil pH and Fertilizers on Haskap (Lonicera caerulea L.) Vegetative Growth. Agriculture 9(3): 56.

Oil spills, Petroleum chemistry

Mirnaghi, F.S., Pinchin, N.P., Yang, Z., Hollebone, B.P., Lambert, P., and Brown, C.E. 2019. Monitoring of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon contamination at four oil spill sites using fluorescence spectroscopy coupled with parallel factor-principal component analysis. [10.1039/C8EM00493E]. Environmental Science: Processes & Impacts 21(3): 413-426. doi: 10.1039/C8EM00493E.

Mirnaghi, F.S., Soucy, N., Hollebone, B.P., and Brown, C.E. 2018. Rapid fingerprinting of spilled petroleum products using fluorescence spectroscopy coupled with parallel factor and principal component analysis. Chemosphere 208: 185-195. doi:

Yang, Z., Hollebone, B.P., Shah, K., Yang, C., Brown, C.E., Dodard, S., Sarrazin, M., and Sunahara, G. 2020a. Biodegradation potential assessment by using autochthonous microorganisms from the sediments from Lac Mégantic (Quebec, Canada) contaminated with light residual oil. Chemosphere 239: 124796. doi:

Yang, Z., Mirnaghi, F., Shah, K., Lambert, P., Hollebone, B., Yang, C., Brown, C.E., Thomas, G., and Grant, R. 2020b. Source identification and evolution of oils recovered from the MV Manolis L shipwreck. Fuel 271: 117684. doi:

Yang, Z., Shah, K., Crevier, C., Laforest, S., Lambert, P., Hollebone, B.P., Yang, C., Brown, C.E., Landriault, M., and Goldthorp, M. 2018a. Occurrence, source and ecological assessment of petroleum related hydrocarbons in intertidal marine sediments of the Bay of Fundy, New Brunswick, Canada. Marine Pollution Bulletin 133: 799-807. doi:

Yang, Z., Shah, K., Laforest, S., Hollebone, B.P., Lambert, P., Brown, C.E., Yang, C., and Goldthorp, M. 2018b. A study of the 46-year-old Arrow oil spill: Persistence of oil residues and variability in oil contamination along Chedabucto Bay, Nova Scotia, Canada. Journal of Cleaner Production 198: 1459-1473. doi:

Yang, Z., Shah, K., Laforest, S., Hollebone, B.P., Situ, J., Crevier, C., Lambert, P., Brown, C.E., and Yang, C. 2020c. Occurrence and weathering of petroleum hydrocarbons deposited on the shoreline of the North Saskatchewan River from the 2016 Husky oil spill. Environmental Pollution 258: 113769. doi:

Yang, Z.Y., Hua, Y.J., Mirnaghi, F., Hollebone, B.P., Jackman, P., Brown, C.E., Yang, C., Shah, K., Landriault, M., and Chan, B. 2018c. Effect of evaporative weathering and oil-sediment interaction on the fate and behavior of diluted bitumen in marine environments. Part 2. The water accommodated and particle-laden hydrocarbon species and toxicity of the aqueous phase. Chemosphere 191: 145-155. doi: 10.1016/j.chemosphere.2017.10.033.

Yang, Z.Y., Zhang, G., Hollebone, B.P., Brown, C.E., Yang, C., Lambert, P., Wang, Z.D., Landriault, M., and Shah, K. 2017. Fate of oxygenated intermediates in solar irradiated diluted bitumen mixed with saltwater. Environmental Pollution 231: 622-634. doi: 10.1016/j.envpol.2017.08.043.

Yang, Z., Shah, K., Fieldhouse, B., Mirnaghi, F., Hollebone, B.P., Lambert, P., Goldthorp, M., Brown, C.E., and Yang, C. 2021. Characterization, occurrence and natural attenuation of spilled light synthetic crude oil in a boreal freshwater ecosystem. Fuel 285: 119276. doi:

 Hydrology and groundwater

Akakpo, K., Boucher, M.-A., and Boucher, V. 2018. Optimal Credible Warnings. CRREP working paper series 2018-13.

 Boumaiza, L., Chesnaux, R., Walter, J., and Stumpp, C. 2020. Assessing groundwater recharge and transpiration in a humid northern region dominated by snowmelt using vadose-zone depth profiles. Hydrogeology Journal. doi: 10.1007/s10040-020-02204-z.

Boumaiza, L., Chesnaux, R., Walter, J., and Stumpp, C. 2020. Constraining a flow model with field measurements to assess water transit time through a vadose zone. Groundwater.

Lachance-Cloutier, S., Turcotte, R., and Cyr, J.-F. 2017. Combining streamflow observations and hydrologic simulations for the retrospective estimation of daily streamflow for ungauged rivers in southern Quebec (Canada). Journal of Hydrology 550: 294-306. doi:

Matte, S., Boucher, M.A., Boucher, V., and Filion, T.C.F. 2017. Moving beyond the cost-loss ratio: economic assessment of streamflow forecasts for a risk-averse decision maker. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences 21(6): 2967-2986. doi: 10.5194/hess-21-2967-2017.

Ntokas, K.F.F., Odry, J., Boucher, M.-A., and Garnaud, C. 2020. Using an ensemble of artificial neural networks to convert snow depth to snow water equivalent over Canada. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences Discussions: 1-33.

Odry, J., Boucher, M.-A., Cloutier, S.L., Turcotte, R., and Cantet, P. 2019. Estimating snow water equivalent from snow depth and climate data using artificial neural networks. Canadian Water Resources Journal/Revue canadienne des ressources hydriques 45(3): 252-268

Reig, E., Boucher, M.-A., and Tremblay, É. 2020. Ensemble hydrological forecasts for reservoir management of the Shipshaw River catchment using limited data. Canadian Water Resources Journal/Revue canadienne des ressources hydriques 45(4): 372-390.

Walter, J., Chesnaux, R., Gaboury, D., and Cloutier, V. 2019. Subsampling of regional-scale database for improving multivariate analysis interpretation of groundwater chemical evolution and ion sources. Geosciences 9(3). doi: 10.3390/geosciences9030139.

Walter, J., Chesnaux, R., Cloutier, V., and Gaboury, D. 2017. The influence of water/rock − water/clay interactions and mixing in the salinization processes of groundwater. Journal of Hydrology: Regional Studies 13: 168-188. doi:

Walter, J., Rouleau, A., Chesnaux, R., Lambert, M., and Daigneault, R. 2018. Characterization of general and singular features of major aquifer systems in the Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean region. Canadian Water Resources Journal / Revue canadienne des ressources hydriques 43(2): 75-91. doi: 10.1080/07011784.2018.1433069.


Boucher, V. 2020. Equilibrium homophily in networks. European Economic Review 123: 103370. doi:

Hsieh, C.-S., Lee, L.-F., and Boucher, V. 2019. Specification and estimation of network formation and network interaction models with the exponential probability distribution. CREEP Report 2019-04.

Morin Chassé, R. 2019. Strategic behavior in environmental contests with asymmetric ability and reimbursement. International Review of Law and Economics 58: 115-126. doi:

Geography, Social sciences

Buessler, S., Badariotti, D., and Weber, C. 2017. Evaluating the complex governance arrangements surrounding energy retrofitting programs: The case of collective ownership buildings in France. Energy Research & Social Science 32: 131-148. doi:

Guerin, J.E., Pare, M.C., Lavoie, S., and Bourgeois, N. 2018. The importance of characterizing residual household waste at the local level: A case study of Saguenay, Quebec (Canada). Waste Management 77: 341-349. doi: 10.1016/j.wasman.2018.04.019.

Tremblay, D., Fortier, F., Boucher, J.F., Riffon, O., and Villeneuve, C. 2020. Sustainable development goal interactions: An analysis based on the five pillars of the 2030 agenda. Sustainable Development 28(6): 1584-1596.