Published papers edited by Maxafeau

Published papers edited by Maxafeau (2015-2018)


Earth sciences, Geology, Quaternary sciences, Geomechanics

Bedard, L.P., Boivin, J.F., et Girard, R. 2017. Quantifying and improving the quality of gold grain counts in heavy mineral concentrates.

Bédard, L.P., Esbensen, K.H., & Barnes, S.-J. (2016). An 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.

Bedeaux, P., Mathieu, L., Pilote, P., Rafini, S., et Daigneault, R. 2018a. Origin of the Piche 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, et 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.

Boumaiza, L., Saeidi, A., et Quirion, M. 2018. Determining relative block structure rating for rock erodibility evaluation in the case of non-orthogonal joint sets. Journal of Rock Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering. doi:

Desroches, D., Bedard, L.P., Lemieux, S., et 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.

Dietrich, P., Ghienne, J.-F., Schuster, M., Lajeunesse, P., Nutz, A., Deschamps, R., Roquin, C. & 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: 1044–1078. doi:10.1111/sed.12340

Fazli, S., Taghipour, B., et 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.

Foulon, T., Saeidi, A., Chesnaux, R., Nastev, M., et 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.

Froehlicher, L., Schwartz, D., Ertlen, D., & Trautmann, M. (2016). Hedges, colluvium and lynchets along a reference toposequence (Habsheim, Alsace, France): history of erosion in a loess area. Haies, colluvionnement et rideaux de culture sur une toposéquence de référence (Habsheim, Alsace, France) : contribution à l’étude historique de l’érosion en zone de loess. Quaternaire, 27(2): 173–185.

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

Heidarzadeh, S., Saeidi, A., et 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: 10.1016/j.ijrmms.2018.03.015.

Levesque, Y., Saeidi, A., et 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). 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., et Weis, U. 2017. GGR Biennial Critical Review: Analytical Developments Since 2014. Geostandards and Geoanalytical Research 41(4): 493-562. doi: 10.1111/ggr.12200.

Mathieu, L. 2018. Quantifying Hydrothermal Alteration: A Review of Methods. Geosciences 8: 245.

Nejadhadad, M., Taghipour, B., et 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., et 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., et Girard, R. 2017. Automated gold grain counting: a quantum leap in drift exploration.

Nutz, A., et 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., et 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., & Bouchette, F. (2016). 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., et Rubino, J.-L. 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 0(0). doi: doi:10.1002/gj.3339.

Sandeep, Joshi, A., Sah, S.K., Kumar, P., Lal, S., Vandana, Kamal, et Singh, R.S. 2017. Source model estimation of the 2005 Kyushu Earthquake, Japan using Modified Semi Empirical Technique. Journal of Asian Earth Sciences 147: 240-253. doi:

Schuster, M., et 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.

Tremblay, J., Bedard, L.P., et 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.

Tremblay, J., Bedard, L.P., et Matton, G. 2017b. Halite at the Saint-Honore carbonatite: an insight into a magmatohydrothermal process.

Tremblay, J., Bédard, L.P., & Matton, G. (2015). A petrographic study of Nb-bearing minerals at the Saint-Honoré niobium deposit. In: Simandl, G.J. and Neetz, M., (Eds.), Symposium on Strategic and Critical Materials Proceedings, November 13-14, 2015, Victoria, British Columbia. British Columbia Ministry of Energy and Mines, British Columbia Geological Survey Paper, 2015-3, pp. 75–81.

Walter, J., Chesnaux, R., Cloutier, V., & 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., et 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.


Ecology, Limnology, Biochemistry

Boucher, M.-A., Côté, H., Pichette, A., Ripoll, L., et Legault, J. 2018. Chemical composition and antibacterial activity of Tussilago farfara (L.) essential oil from Quebec, Canada. Natural Product Research: 1-4. doi: 10.1080/14786419.2018.1489384.

Chang, C.-W., Huang, B.-H., Lin, S.-M., Huang, C.-L., & Liao, P.-C. (2016). Changes of diet and dominant intestinal microbes in farmland frogs. BMC Microbiology 16:33,

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

Coté, H., Boucher, M.-A., Pichette, A., & Legault, J. (2017). Anti-Inflammatory, Antioxidant, Antibiotic, and Cytotoxic Activities of Tanacetum vulgare L. Essential Oil and Its Constituents. Medicines 4, 34.

Deslauriers, A., Fournier, M.-P., Cartenì, F., et Mackay, J. 2018. Phenological shifts in conifer species stressed by spruce budworm defoliation. Tree Physiology: tpy135-tpy135. doi: 10.1093/treephys/tpy135.

Dolbeth, M., Cusson, M., Sousa, R., & Pardal, M.A. (2012). Secondary production as a tool for better understanding of aquatic ecosystems. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and aquatic Sciences, 69(7), 1230–1253.

Dufour, B., Boucher, J.-F., Tremblay, P., Mailly, D., & Lord, D. (2016). Black-spruce–lichen woodlands growth and carbon drawdown potentials as revealed by mature stands.Boreal Environment Research, 21 (1–2): 71–86.

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

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

Huang, B.-H., Chang, C.-W., Huang, C.-W., Gao, J., et Liao, P.-C. 2018. Composition and Functional Specialists of the Gut Microbiota of Frogs Reflect Habitat Differences and Agricultural Activity. [Original Research]. Frontiers in Microbiology 8(2670). doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2017.02670.

Joseph, L. & Cusson, M. (2015). Resistance of benthic intertidal communities to multiple disturbances and stresses. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 534: 49-64. doi:10.3354/meps11359.

Juan, Y., Jiang, N., Tian, L., Chen, X., Sun, W., et 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.

Lazartigues, A.V., Plourde,S., Dodson, J.J., Morissette, O., Ouellet, P., & Sirois, P. (2016). Determining natal sources of capelin in a boreal marine park using otolith microchemistry.ICES Journal of Marine Sciences, First published online July 1, 2016. doi: 10.1093/icesjms/fsw104.

Lévesque, J.-A., Bradley, R.L., Bellemare, M., Lafond, J., et 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.

Marion, A., Plourde, S., & 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): 915930. doi:10.1093/plankt/fbw04

Martin, M., Fenton, N., et 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:

Mihoub, M., Pichette, A., Sylla, B., Gauthier, C., et 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.

Morissette, O., Sirois, P., Lester, N.P., Wilson, C.C., et 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.

Navarro, L., Harvey, A.E., Ali, A., Bergeron, Y., et 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., et 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., et Girona, M.M. 2018c. Changes in Spatiotemporal Patterns of 20th Century Spruce Budworm Outbreaks in Eastern Canadian Boreal Forests. Frontiers in Plant Science 9. doi: 10.3389/fpls.2018.01905.

Nevalainen, L., Rantala, M.V., Luoto, T.P., Ojala, A.E.K., et 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:

Nevalainen, L. & Rautio, M. (2014). Spectral absorbance of benthic cladoceran carapaces as a new method for inferring past UV exposure of aquatic biota. Quaternary Science Reviews, 84, 109–115.

Paré, M.C., Legault, J., Pichette, A., Tremblay, C., et 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.

Wu, S.H., Huang, B.H., Huang, C.L., & Liao, P.-C. (2017). The aboveground vegetation type and underground soil property mediate the divergence of soil microbiomes and the biological interactions. Microbial Ecology,

Xu, H.M., Zhao, D.Y., Huang, R., Cao, X.Y., Zeng, J., Yu, Z.B., Hooker, K.V., Hambright, K.D., et 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.

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


Surface materials, Material sciences, Surface engineering

Jafari, R., Momen, G., et Eslami, E. 2018. Fabrication of icephobic aluminium surfaces by atmospheric plasma jet polymerisation. Surface Engineering: 1-6. doi: 10.1080/02670844.2018.1509813.

Madidi, F., Momen, G., et 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., et 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., et Farzaneh, M. 2018a. 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., Farzaneh, M., et Carreira, T. 2018b. Micro-Nanostructured Silicone Surfaces for Highvoltage Application. Sous la direction de. Dans 2018 IEEE Conference on Electrical Insulation and Dielectric Phenomena (CEIDP), 21-24 Oct. 2018, pp. 179-182.

Maghsoudi, K., Momen, G., Jafari, R., Farzaneh, M., et Carreira, T. 2019. Micro-Nanostructured Silicone Rubber Surfaces Using Compression Molding. Materials Science Forum 941: 1802-1807. doi: 10.4028/

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

Vazirinasab, E., Jafari, R., Momen, G., et Carreira, T. 2019. Simple Fabrication of Superhydrophobic Surfaces Using Atmospheric-Pressure Plasma. Materials Science Forum 941: 1808-1814. doi: 10.4028/


Oil spills, Petroleum chemistry

Mirnaghi, F.S., Soucy, N., Hollebone, B.P., et 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., Shah, K., Crevier, C., Laforest, S., Lambert, P., Hollebone, B.P., Yang, C., Brown, C.E., Landriault, M., et 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., et 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., Hua, Y., Minaghi, F., Hollebone, B.P., Jackman P., Brown, C.E., Shah, K., Landriault, & M., Chan. (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., Zhang, G., Hollebone, B.P., Yang, C., Brown, C.E., Wang, Z., Lambert, P., Landriault, M., & Shah, K. (2017). Fate of oxygenated intermediates in solar irradiated diluted bitumen mixed with saltwater. Environmental Pollution, 231(1): 622–634.



Lachance-Cloutier, S., Turcotte, R., & 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: 294306.



Akakpo, K., Boucher, M.-A. & Boucher, V. (July 1, 2018). Optimal Credible Warnings . CRREP working paper series 2018-13. Available at SSRN: or
Boucher, V. (September 01, 2018)Equilibrium Homophily in Networks . Available at SSRN: or

Matte, S., Boucher, M.-A., Boucher, V., & Fortier Filion, T.-C. (2016). Moving beyond the cost-loss ratio: Economic assessment of streamflow forecasts for a risk-averse decision maker. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences (HESS) doi:10.5194/hess-2016-495. Final revised paper (published on 19 Jun 2017).


Geography, Social sciences

Buessler, S., Badariotti, D., et 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., et 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.