Photo: Arnold Janz

This page lists and links where possible to all the published, peer-reviewed papers authored or co-authored by our scientists. If you are having trouble accessing any of the papers, please contact EMSD-Info@gov.ab.ca

Cristen Adams, Air Quality Scientist

  • Adams, C., Normand, E. N., McLinden, C. A., Bourassa, A. E., Lloyd, N. D., Degenstein, D. A., Krotkov, N. A., Belmonte Rivas, M., Boersma, K. F., and Eskes, H.: Limb–nadir matching using non-coincident NO2 observations: proof of concept and the OMI-minus-OSIRIS prototype product, Atmos. Meas. Tech., 9, 4103-4122, doi:10.5194/amt-9-4103-2016, 2016.
    http://www.atmos-meas-tech.net/9/4103/2016/amt-9-4103-2016.html
  • C. McLinden, F. Vitali, N. Krotkov, C. Li, K. F. Boersma, and C. Adams (2015). A decade of change in NO2 and SO2 over the Canadian oil sands as seen from space, Environmental Science and Technology, in press, doi:10.1021/acs.est.5b04985.
    http://pubs.acs.org/doi/10.1021/acs.est.5b04985 
  • C. Adams, A. E. Bourassa, V. Sofieva, L. Froidevaux, et al. (2014).  Assessment of Odin-OSIRIS ozone measurements from 2001 to the present using MLS, GOMOS, and ozonesondes, Atmospheric Measurement Techniques, 7, 49-64, doi:10.5194/amt-7-49-2014.
    http://www.atmos-meas-tech.net/7/49/2014/amt-7-49-2014.html 
  • C. E. Sioris, C. A. McLinden, V. E. Fioletov, C. Adams, J. M. Zawodny, and D. A. Degenstein (2014).  Trend and variability in ozone in the tropical lower stratosphere over 2.5 solar cycles observed by SAGE II and OSIRIS, Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 14, 3479-3496, doi:10.5194/acp-14-3479-2014.
    http://www.atmos-chem-phys.net/14/3479/2014/acp-14-3479-2014.html 
  • V. F. Sofieva, N. Rahpoe, J. Tamminen, E. Kyrola, N. Kalakoski, M. Weber, A. Laeng, T. von Clarmann, G. Stiller, S. Lossow, D. Degenstein, A. Bourassa, C. Adams, C. Roth, N. Lloyd, P. Bernath, R. J. Hargreaves, J. Urban, D. Murtagh, A. Hauchecorne, M. Van Roozendael, N. Kalb, and C. Zehner (2013).  Harmonized dataset of ozone profiles from satellite and limb occultation measurements, Earth System Science Data, 5, 349-363, doi:10.5194/essd-5-349-2013.
    http://www.earth-syst-sci-data.net/5/349/2013/essd-5-349-2013.html 
  • C. Whaley, K. Strong, C. Adams, A. E. Bourassa, W. H. Daffer, D. A. Degenstein, H. Fast, P. F. Fogal, G. L. Manney, R. L. Mittermeier, B. Pavlovic, and A. Wiacek (2013). Using FTIR measurements of stratospheric composition to identify midlatitude polar vortex intrusions over Toronto, Journal of Geophysical Research, 118, 12, 766-783, doi:10.1002/2013JD020577.
    http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2013JD020577/abstract
  • C. Adams, A.E. Bourassa, A.F. Bathgate, C.A. McLinden, E. Llewellyn et al. (2013).  Characterization of OSIRIS ozone profiles with the SAGE II dataset (2013).  Atmospheric Measurement Techniques, 6, 1447-1459, doi:10.5194/amt-6-1447-2013.
    http://www.atmos-meas-tech.net/6/1447/2013/amt-6-1447-2013.html 
  • Pommereau, F. Goutail, F. Lefevre, A. Pazmino, C. Adams, V. Dorokov, P. Eriksen, R. Kivi, K. Stebel, X. Zhao, M. van Roozendael (2013).  Why unprecedented ozone loss in the Arctic in 2011?  Is it related to climatic change?, Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 13, 5299-5308, doi:10.5194/acp-13-5299-2013.
    http://www.atmos-chem-phys.net/13/5299/2013/acp-13-5299-2013.html 
  • Z. Mariani, K. Strong, M. Palm, R. Lindenmaier, C. Adams et al. (2013).  Polar night retrievals of trace gases in the Arctic using the Extended-range Atmospheric Emitted Radiance Interferometer, Atmospheric Measurement Techniques, 6, 1549-1565, doi:10.5194/amt-6-1549-2013.
    http://www.atmos-meas-tech.net/6/1549/2013/amt-6-1549-2013.html 
  • C. Adams, K. Strong, X. Zhao, A.E. Bourassa, W.H. Daffer et al. (2013).  The spring 2011 final stratospheric warming above Eureka: anomalous dynamics and chemistry, Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 13, 611-624, doi:10.5194/acp-13-611-2013.
    http://www.atmos-chem-phys.net/13/611/2013/acp-13-611-2013.html 
  • G. Pinardi, M. Van Roozendael, N. Abuhassan, C. Adams, A. Cede et al. (2013).  MAXDOAS formaldehyde slant column measurements during CINDI: intercomparison and analysis improvement, Atmospheric Measurement Techniques, 6, 167-185, doi:10.5194/amt-6-167-2013.
    http://www.atmos-meas-tech.net/6/167/2013/amt-6-167-2013.html 
  • C. Adams, K. Strong, X. Zhao, M.R. Bassford, M.P. Chipperfield et al. (2012).  Severe 2011 ozone depletion assessed with 11 years of ozone, NO2, and OClO measurements at 80°N, Geophysical Research Letters, 39, L05806, doi:10.1029/2011GL050478.
    http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1029/2011GL050478/abstract 
  • C. Adams, K. Strong, R. Batchelor, P.F. Bernath, S. Brohede et al. (2012).  Validation of ACE and OSIRIS ozone and NO2 measurements using ground-based instruments at 80°N, Atmospheric Measurement Techniques, 5, 927-953, doi:10.5194/amt-5-927-2012.
    http://www.atmos-meas-tech.net/5/927/2012/amt-5-927-2012.html
  • A.J.M. Piters, K.F. Boersma, M. Kroon, J.C. Hains, M. Van Roozendael, F. Wittrock, N. Abuhassan, C. Adams et al. (2012).  The Cabauw Intercomparison campaign for Nitrogen Dioxide measuring Instruments (CINDI): design, execution, and early results, Atmospheric Measurement Techniques, 5, 457-485, doi:10.5194/amt-5-457-2012.
    http://www.atmos-meas-tech.net/5/457/2012/amt-5-457-2012.html  
  • C. Adams, C. A. McLinden, K. Strong, and V. Umlenski (2010).  Ozone and NO2 variations measured during the 1 August 2008 solar eclipse above Eureka, Canada with a UV-visible spectrometer, Journal of Geophysical Research – Atmospheres, 115, D19310, doi:10.1029/2010JD014424.
    http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1029/2010JD014424/abstract 
  • H.K. Roscoe, M. Van Roozendael, C. Fayt, A. du Piesanie, N. Abuhassan, C. Adams et al. (2010).  Intercomparison of slant column measurements of NO2 and O4 by MAX-DOAS and zenith-sky UV and visible spectrometers, Atmospheric Measurement Techniques, 3, 1629-1646, doi:10.5194/amt-3-1629-2010.
    http://www.atmos-meas-tech.net/3/1629/2010/amt-3-1629-2010.html 
  • A. Fraser, C. Adams, J.R. Drummond, F. Goutail, G. Manney, and K. Strong (2009).  The Polar Environment Atmospheric Research Laboratory UV-Visible Ground-Based Spectrometer: First Measurements of O3, NO2, BrO, and OClO Columns, Journal of Quantatative Spectroscopy and Radiative Transfer, 110, 12, 986-1004, doi:10.1016/j.jqsrt.2009.02.034.
    http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0022407309000867 

Meghan Anderson, Water Quality Technician

  •  B.E. Allen, M.L. Anderson, J. A. Mee, and S.M. Rogers (2016). Role of genetic background in the introgressive hybridization of rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) with Westslope cutthroat trout (O. clarkii lewisi), Conservation Genetics, 17, 521–531, DOI: 10.1007/s10592-015-0801-6.
    http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10592-015-0801-6 

Guy Bayegnak, Groundwater Hydrogeologist

  • Humez, P., Mayer, B., Nightingale, M., Becker, V., Kingston, A., Taylor, S., Bayegnak, G., Millot, R., and Kloppmann, W.: Redox controls on methane formation, migration and fate in shallow aquifers, Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 20, 2759-2777, doi:10.5194/hess-20-2759-2016, 2016.
    http://www.hydrol-earth-syst-sci.net/20/2759/2016/

Andrew Braid, Terrestrial Biologist

Colin Cooke, Riverine Ecosystems Scientist

  • Perren, B.B., A.P.Wolfe, C.A. Cooke, K.H. Kjær, D. Mazzucchi, and E.J. Steig (2012) Twentieth-century warming revives the world’s northernmost lake. Geology 40: 1003–1006.
    http://geology.gsapubs.org/content/early/2012/09/18/G33621.1.abstract
  • Prieto, G., V. Wright, R. Burger, C.A. Cooke, E.L. Zeballos-Velasquez, A. Watanave, M.R. Suchomel, and L. Suescum  (2016) The source, processing and use of red pigment based on hematite and cinnabar at Gramalote, an Early Initial Period (1500-1200 cal. B.C.) maritime community, north coast of Peru. Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports 5:45–60.
    http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2352409X15301565
  • Michelutti, N., C.A. Cooke, W.O. Hobbs, and J.P. Smol (2015) Climate-driven changes in lakes from the Peruvian Andes. Journal of Paleolimnology 54: 153–160.
    http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs10933-015-9843-5
  • Uglietti, C., P. Gabrielli, C.A. Cooke, P. Vallelonga, and L.G. Thompson (2015) Widespread pollution of the Andean atmosphere predates the industrial revolution by centuries. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 112: 2349–2354
    http://www.pnas.org/content/112/8/2349.full
  • Michelutti, N., A.P. Wolfe, C.A. Cooke, W.O. Hobbs, M. Vuille, and J.P. Smol (2015) Climate change forces new ecological states in tropical Andean lakes. PLOS One 10: e0115338.
    http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0115338
  • Hillman A.L., J.Q. Yu, M.B. Abbott, C.A. Cooke, D.J. Bain, and B.A. Steinman (2014) Rapid Environmental Change During Dynastic Transitions in Yunnan Province, China. Quaternary Science Reviews 98: 24–32.
    http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0277379114002005
  • Engstrom, D.R., W.F. Fitzgerald, C.A. Cooke, C.H. Lamborg, P.E. Drevnick, E.B. Swain, S.J. Balogh, P.H. Balcom (2014) Atmospheric Hg emissions from preindustrial gold and silver extraction in the Americas: a reevaluation from lake-sediment archives. Environmental Science & Technology 48: 6533–6543.
    http://pubs.acs.org/doi/abs/10.1021/es405558e
  • C.A. Cooke, H. Hintelmann, J.J. Ague, R. Burger, H. Biester, J.P. Sachs, and D.R. Engstrom (2013) Use and legacy of mercury in the Andes. Environmental Science & Technology 47: 4181–4188.
    http://pubs.acs.org/doi/abs/10.1021/es3048027
  • Cooke, C.A. and R. Bindler (2015) Lake sediment records of preindustrial metal pollution. In: Environmental Contaminants: Using Natural Archives to Track Sources and Long-term Trends of Pollution. J.M. Blais, M.R. Rosen and J.P. Smol [Editors]. Developments in Paleoenvironmental Research. Springer, Dordrecht. p.101–119 [invited]
    http://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-94-017-9541-8_6#page-1
  • Cooke, C.A., M.B. Abbott, and A.P. Wolfe (2008) Metallurgy in Southern South America.  In: H. Seline (ed.) Encyclopedia of the History of Science, Technology, and Medicine in Non-Western Cultures Vol. 2, Dordrecht, The Netherlands. p.1658–1662. [invited]
    http://link.springer.com/referenceworkentry/10.1007%2F978-1-4020-4425-0_9628
  • Cooke, C.A., N. Michelutti, P.H. Balcom, J.P. Briner, and A.P. Wolfe (2012) A Holocene Perspective on Algal Mercury Scavenging to Sediments of an Arctic Lake. Environmental Science & Technology 46: 7135–7141.
  • Wilson, C.R., N. Michelutti, C.A. Cooke, J.P. Briner, A.P. Wolfe, and J.P. Smol (2012) Arctic lake ontogeny across multiple interglaciations. Quaternary Science Reviews 31: 112–126.
  • Reyes A.V. and C.A. Cooke (2011) Northern peatland initiation lagged abrupt increases in deglacial atmospheric CH4. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 108: 4748–4753.
  • Phillips, V.J., V.L. St. Louis, C.A. Cooke, R.D. Vinebrooke, and W.O. Hobbs (2011) Increased mercury loadings to western Canadian alpine lakes over the past 200 years. Environmental Science & Technology 45: 2042–2047.
  • Cooke C.A., P.H. Balcom, C. Kerfoot, M.B. Abbott, and A.P. Wolfe (2011) Pre-Colombian mercury pollution associated with the smelting of argentiferous ores in the Bolivian Andes. Ambio: A Journal of the Human Environment 40: 18–25.
  • Cooke, C.A., W.O. Hobbs, N. Michelutti, and A.P. Wolfe (2010) Reliance on 210Pb chronology can compromise the inference of pre-industrial Hg flux to lake sediments. Environmental Science & Technology 44: 1998–2003.
  • Cooke, C.A., A.P. Wolfe, and W.O. Hobbs (2009) Lake-sediment geochemistry reveals 1400 years of evolving extractive metallurgy at Cerro de Pasco, Peruvian Andes. Geology 37: 1019–1022.
  • Axford, Y., J.P. Briner, C.A. Cooke, D.R. Francis, N. Michelutti, G.H. Miller, J.P. Smol, E.K. Thomas, C.R. Wilson, and A.P. Wolfe (2009) Recent changes in a remote arctic lake are unique within the past 200,000 years. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 106: 18443–18446.
  • Cooke, C.A., P.H. Balcom, H. Biester, and A.P. Wolfe (2009) Over three millennia of mercury pollution in the Peruvian Andes. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 106: 8830–8834.
  • Cooke, C.A. and M.B. Abbott (2008) A paleolimnological perspective on industrial-era metal pollution in the central Andes, Peru. Science of the Total Environment 393: 262–272.
  • Cooke, C.A., M.B. Abbott, and A.P. Wolfe. (2008) Late-Holocene atmospheric lead deposition in the Peruvian and Bolivian Andes. The Holocene 18: 353–359.
  • Cooke, C.A., M.B. Abbott, A.P. Wolfe, and J.L. Kittleson. (2007) A millennium of metallurgy recorded by lake sediments from Morococha, Peruvian Andes. Environmental Science & Technology 41: 3469–3474.
  • Wolfe, A.P., C.A. Cooke, and W.O. Hobbs. (2006) Are current rates of atmospheric nitrogen deposition influencing lakes in the Eastern Canadian Arctic? Arctic, Antarctic, and Alpine Research 38: 465–476.

Bill Donahue, Chief Environmental Monitoring Officer

Long Fu, Monitoring Standards/Technologies

  • L. Fu, H.H. Kung, W.M.H Sachtler. “Particle size effect on enantioselective hydrogenation of MAA over silica supported nickel catalyst”. J. Mol. Catal. 42 29 (1987).
  • L. Fu, H.H. Kung, W.M.H. Sachtler. “Interaction of amino bases with tartrate modified Ni catalysts”. J. Mol. Catal. 42 187 (1987).
  • L. Fu, K.T. Chuang. “Control of NOx Emissions by Selective Catalytic Reduction with Hydrogen over Hydrophobic Catalysts”. Energy and Fuel 3 (1989) 740.
  • K.T. Chuang, L. Fu. “Reduction of Nitrogen Oxides”. U.S. Patent 4981659, January 1, 1991.
  • J.J. Wu, L.Fu, K.T. Chuang. “Fluorinated Styrene Divinylbenzene Copolymer as Catalyst Support”. Appl. Catal. 72 (1991) 71.
  • K.T. Chuang, L. Fu. “One Step Carboxylic Acid Production Process”. U.S. Patent 5,210,319, May 11, 1993.
  • L. Fu, “Carbon Monoxide Exposure Assessment for Urban Residents in Edmonton, Alberta.” Emerging Air Issues for the 21st Century The Need for Multidisciplinary Management, Legge, A.H. and Jones, L.L., Ed.; Air and Waste Management Association. 1998; pp365-375.
  • L. Fu, T. Nunifu, and B. Leung. “A two-step approach for relating tapered element oscillating microbalance and dichotomous air sampler PM2.5 measurements”. Journal of the Air & Waste Management Association. 64(10), 2014.
    http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/10962247.2014.934484
  • H. S. Marey, Z. Hashisho, L. Fu, and J. Gille. “Spatial and temporal variation of CO over Alberta using measurements from satellite, aircrafts, and ground stations”. Atmos. Chem. Phys., 15, 3893–3908, 2015

Anil Gupta, Environmental Data and Prediction

  • Wijesekara, G. N., Farjad, B., Gupta, A., Qiao, Y., Delaney, P., & Marceau, D. J. (2014). A Comprehensive Land-Use/Hydrological Modeling System for Scenario Simulations in the Elbow River Watershed, Alberta, Canada. Environmental Management, 53(2), 357-381.
  • Farjad, B., Gupta, A., Marshall, S., & Marceau, D.J. (2014). Hydrological regime responses to climate change for the 2020s and 2050s in the Elbow River watershed in southern Alberta, Canada. In: Environmental Management of River Basin Ecosystems, M. Ramkumar, K. Kumarasamy, and R. Mohanraj, Eds, (pp. 65-89). Springer International Publishing.
  • Wijesekara, N., Gupta, A., Qiao, Y., Delaney, P., and Marceau, D.J. (2013). A comprehensive land-use/hydrological modeling system for scenario simulations in the Elbow River watershed, Alberta, Canada. Journal of Environmental Management Volume 52, Number 6.
  • Gupta, A., Herrera, W., Wijesekara, G.N., Valeo, C., Marceau, D.J., and Moreno, N. (2013). Prediction of Near Real Time Natural Flows in Gauged and Ungauged Watersheds of South Saskatchewan River Basin – What are our options? In: Putting Prediction in Ungauged Basins into Practice. eds. J.W. Pomeroy, P.H. Whitfield, and C. Spence. Canadian Water Resources Association. 221-230.
  • Wijesekara N, Gupta A, Valeo C, Hasbani J-G, Qiao Y, Delaney P, Marceau, D.J. (2012) Assessing the impact of future land-use changes on hydrological processes in the Elbow River watershed in southern Alberta, Canada. Journal of Hydrology, 412–413:220–232.

Quamrul Huda, Remote Sensing Analyst

Arnold Janz, Land Scientist

  • Ross W. Wein, L. R. Hettinger, A. J. Janz and W. J. Cody (1974).  Vascular Plant Range Extensions in the Northern Yukon Territory and Northwestern Mackenzie District, Canada.  The Canadian Field-Naturalist 88:57-66.
    https://archive.org/details/canadianfieldnat1974otta
  • Chris Powter, Neil Chymko, Gordon Dinwoodie, Darlene Howat, Arnold Janz, Ryan Puhlmann, Tanya Richens, Don Watson, Heather Sinton, Kevin Ball, Andy Etmanski, Bruce Patterson, Larry Brocke, and Ralph Dyer (2012).  Regulatory history of Alberta’s industrial land conservation and reclamation program.  Can. J. Soil Sci. 92:39-51.  http://pubs.aic.ca/doi/pdf/10.4141/cjss2010-033
  • Janz A, 1991.  Environment control barrier and apparatus and method for the installation of the barrier.  United States patent US 5,039,250
  • Janz A, 2003, Sediment control barrier.  United States patent US 6,616,383

Jason Kerr, Wetland Ecosystems Scientist

  • Crossman, J., Eimers, M.C., Watmough, S.A., Futter, M.N., Kerr, J.G., Baker, S., and Dillon, P.J. (submitted). Can recovery from disturbance explain observed declines in total phosphorus in Precambrian Shield catchments? Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences
  • Kerr, J.G., Eimers, M.C., and Yao, H. (2015). Estimating stream solute loads from fixed frequency sampling regimes: the importance of considering multiple solutes and seasonal fluxes in the design of long-term stream monitoring networks. Hydrological Processes
    http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/hyp.10733/abstract
  • Kerr, J.G., and Eimers, M.C. (2012). Decreasing soil water Ca2+ reduces DOC adsorption in mineral soils: Implications for long-term DOC trends in an upland forested catchment in southern Ontario, Canada. Science of the Total Environment, 427-428: 298-307
    http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S004896971200513X
  • Kerr, J.G., Eimers, M.C., Creed, I., Adams, M.B., Beall, F., Burns, D., Campbell, J., Christopher, S., Clair, T., Courchesne, F., Dushesne, L., Fernandez, I., Houle, D., Jeffries, D., Likens, G., Mitchell, M., Shanley, J., and Yao, H. (2012). The effect of seasonal drying on sulphate dynamics in streams across southeastern Canada and northeastern USA. Biogeochemistry, 111: 393 – 409
    http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs10533-011-9664-1
  • Burford M.A., Green S.A., Cook A.J., Johnson, S.A., Kerr, J.G., and O’Brien K.R. (2012). Sources and fate of nutrients in a subtropical reservoir. Aquatic Sciences, 74: 179 – 190
    http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs00027-011-0209-4
  • Kerr J.G., Burford M.A., Olley J.M., Bunn, S.E., and Udy J. (2011) Examining the link between terrestrial and aquatic phosphorus speciation in a subtropical catchment: The role of selective erosion and transport of fine sediments during storm events. Water Research, 45(11): 3331- 3340
    http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0043135411001667
  • Kerr J., Burford M., Olley J., and Udy J. (2011) Nitrogen and phosphorus storage in contrasting reaches of a subtropical river system. Water Air and Soil Pollution, 217: 523 – 534
    http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs11270-010-0606-7
  • Kerr J., Burford M., Olley J., and Udy J. (2011) Phosphorus sorption in soils and sediments: implications for phosphate supply to a subtropical river in southeast Queensland, Australia. Biogeochemistry, 102: 73 – 85
    http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs10533-010-9422-9
  • Kerr J., Burford M., Olley J., and Udy J. (2010). The effects of drying on phosphorus sorption and speciation in subtropical river sediments. Marine and Freshwater Research, 61: 928 – 935
    http://www.publish.csiro.au/paper/MF09124.htm
  • Gunawardena J., Goonetilleke A., Egodawatta P., Ayoko G. and Kerr J. (2010) Chapter 12: Urban traffic characteristics and urban stormwater quality: a methodology to measure traffic generated water pollutants in Rethinking Sustainable Development: Planning, Designing, Engineering and Managing Urban Infrastructure and Development, 168 – 185 pp. DOI: 10.4018/978-1-61692-022-7.ch012
    http://www.igi-global.com/chapter/urban-traffic-characteristics-urban-stormwater/43799

Bonnie Leung, QA/QC Analyst Chemist

Ted Nason, Panels Secretariat Director

Thompson Nunifu, QA/QC Analyst Statistician

Garry Scrimgeour, Executive Director, Environmental Monitoring and Science Branch

  • Arciszewski, T.J., Munkittrick, K.R., Scrimgeour, G.J., Dubé, M.G., Wrona, F.J., Hazewinkel, R.R. 2017. Using adaptive processes and adverse outcome pathways to develop meaningful, robust, and actionable environmental monitoring programs. Integrated Environmental Assessment and Management 13: 877-891 doi: 10.1002/ieam.
  • Holmes, T., Tonn, W.M., Paszkowski, C.P., Scrimgeour, G.J. 2017. Limited effects of non-native trout on microcrustacean zooplankton in boreal foothills lakes: comparisons of stocked, unstocked, and fishless lakes. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 74: 598-608. doi: 10.1139.
  • Thomas, K. E., Hall, R. I., Scrimgeour, G. J. 2017. Development and application of benthic algal reference condition models to assess stream condition in the South Nahanni Watershed. Integrated Environmental Assessment Management 13(4): 728–745. DOI: 10.1002/ieam.1863.
  •  Anderson, J., Scrimgeour, G., Palace, V., Suitor, M., Wilcockson, J. 2017. Quantifying Elements in Arctic Grayling and Bull Trout in the South Nahanni River Watershed, Northwest Territories, Using Nonlethal Tissue Samples. North American Journal of Fisheries Management 37: 50-63 http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/02755947.2016.1235631.
  • Jones, N.E., Scrimgeour, G.J., Tonn, W.M. 2017. Lessons Learned from an Industry, Government and University Collaboration to Restore Stream Habitats and Mitigate Effects. Environmental Management 59 (1): 1-9 https://doi.org/10.1007/s00267-016-0792-1.
  • Scrimgeour, G.J., Pruss. 2016. Writing highly effective reviews of a scientific manuscript. Freshwater Science 35(4): 1076-1081. www.journals.uchicago.edu/doi/pdfplus/10.1086/688856.
  • Atkinson-Adams, M., Paszkowski, C., Scrimgeour, G.J.  2016. Effects of substrate on PIT tag detection with a self-made portable RFID Antenna: Implications for PIT Telemetry. Herpetological Review 47(2): 198-201.
  • Jackson, L.J., Corbett, L., Scrimgeour, G.J. 2015. Environmental constraints on Didymosphenia geminata occurrence and bloom formation in Canadian Rocky Mountain lotic systems.  Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences: 73(6): 964-972. DOI: 10.1139/cjfas-2015-0361.
  • Thomas, K. E., Hall, R.I., Scrimgeour, G.J. 2015. Relations between water physico-chemistry and benthic algal communities in a northern Canadian watershed: defining reference conditions using multiple descriptors of community structure. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment 187(9):564. DOI: 10.1007/s10661-015-4778-x.
  • Holmes, T., Tonn, W.M., Paszkowski, C., Scrimgeour, G. 2014. Effects of winter surface aeration on pelagic zooplankton communities in a small boreal foothills lake of Alberta, Canada. Journal of Freshwater Ecology 30(3): 377-390. Online: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/02705060.2014.956234.
  • Scrimgeour, G.J., Tonn, W.M., Jones, N.E. 2014. Quantifying effective restoration: reassessing the productive capacity of a constructed stream 14 years after construction. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 71(4): 589-601 https://doi.org/10.1139/cjfas-2013-0354.
  • Thomas, K., Hall, R.I., Scrimgeour, G.J. 2013. Evaluating the use of algal pigments to assess the biological condition of streams. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment 185(9):7895-7913. doi: 10.1007/s10661-013-3143-1.

Agnieszka Sztaba, Terrestrial Biologist

Fred Wrona, Chief Scientist

  • Moquin, P., and F.J. Wrona. 2015. Effects of permafrost degradation on water and sediment quality and heterotrophic bacterial production of Arctic tundra lakes: An experimental approach. Limnology and Oceanography 60(5): 1484-1497. DOI: 10.1002/lno.10110.
  • Moquin, P., P. Mesquita, F.J. Wrona, T. Prowse. 2015. Responses of benthic invertebrate communities to shoreline retrogressive thaw slumps in Arctic upland lakes. Freshwater Sciences (13-291).
  • Freitas R., Almeida A., Pires A., Velez C., Calisto V., Schneider R.J., Esteves V.I., Wrona F.J., Figueira E., Soares A.M.V.M., 2015. The effects of Carbamazepine on macroinvertebrate species: comparing bivalves and polychaetes biochemical responses. Water Research, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.watres.2015.08.003.
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.watres.2015.08.00
  • Freitas R., Pires A., Velez C., Almeida Â., Wrona F.J., Soares A.M.V.M., Figueira E., 2015. The effects of salinity changes on the Polychaete Diopatra neapolitana: impacts on regenerative capacity and biochemical markers. Aquatic Toxicology 163: 167-176.
  • Freitas R., Almeida Â., Calisto V., Velez C., Moreira A., Schneider R., Esteves V., Wrona F.J., Soares A.M.V.M., Figueira E., 2015. How life history influences the responses of the clam Scrobicularia plana to the combined impacts of carbamazepine and pH decrease. Environmental Pollution 202: 205–214.
  • Freitas R., Pires A., Velez C., Almeida Â., Moreira A., Wrona F.J., Soares A.M.V.M., Figueira E., 2015. Effects of seawater acidification on Diopatra neapolitana (Polychaete, Onuphidae): biochemical and regenerative capacity responses. Ecological Indicators 60: 152–161.
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ecolind.2015.06.032
  • Kirk, J.L., D. Muir, A. Gleason, X. Wang, G. Lawson, R. Frank, I. Lehnherr, F. Wrona. 2014. Atmospheric deposition of mercury and methymercury to landscapes and waterbodies of the Athabasca oil sands region. Environmental Science and Technology 48(13): 73-74.
  • Wrona, F.J., J. Reist (Lead Authors). 2013. Arctic Biodiversity Assessment: Chapter 13- Freshwater Ecosystems, Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna, Akureyri. pp. 442-485.
  • Christiansen, J., J. Reist…F.J. Wrona. 2013. Arctic Biodiversity Assessment: Chapter 6 – Fishes. Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna, Akureyri, Arctic Council. pp. 192-245.
  • Meltofte, H. Barry, T., D… F.J. Wrona. 2013. Arctic Biodiversity Assessment: Chapter 1 – Arctic Biodiversity Synthesis and Recommendations. Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna, Akureyri, Arctic Council. pp. 21-66.
  • Headley, J.V., K.M. Peru, R. A. Frank, J.W. Martin, F.J. Wrona et al. 2013. Chemical Fingerprinting of Oil Sands Naphthenic Acids in Environmental Samples – A Review of Analytical Methods. Journal of Environmental Science and Health 48(10): 1145-1163.
  • Thompson, M.S., F.J.Wrona and T.D. Prowse. 2012. Shifts in plankton, nutrient and light relationships in small tundra lakes caused by localized permafrost thaw. Arctic 65(4): 367-376.
  • Bobba, A.G., P.A. Chambers, F.J. Wrona. 2011. Submarine groundwater discharge (SGWD): an unseen yet potentially important coastal phenomenon in Canada. Natural Hazards. 52(1): 1-22.
  • Mesquita P.S., F.J. Wrona and T.D. Prowse. 2010. Effects of retrogressive permafrost thaw slumping on sediment chemistry and benthic macrophyte communities of arctic tundra lakes. Freshwater Biology. 55(11): 2347-2358.
  • Prowse, T.D, C. Frugal, F.J. Wrona and J.D. Reist. 2009. Implications of Climate Change for Northern Canada: Freshwater, Marine, and Terrestrial Ecosystems. Ambio. 38 (5): 282-289.
  • Benoy, G., K.J. Cash, L. Lévesque, E. McCauley and F.J. Wrona. 2007. Antecedent snow conditions affect vegetation structure through alteration of frost and water levels: results from a mesocosm experiment in a southern boreal forest fen. Boreal Environment Research 12: 501-513.
  • Nelson, W.A., McCauley, E., Wrona, F. 2006. Mechanisms for consumer diversity – Reply. Nature. 439 (7072): E1-E2. s
  • Wrona, F.J., T.D. Prowse, J.D. Reist, J. Hobbie, L. Lévesque and W.F. Vincent. 2006.  Key findings, science gaps and policy recommendations. Ambio, 35(7): 411-415.
  • Wrona, F.J., T.D. Prowse, J.D. Reist, J. Hobbie, L. Lévesque, R. Macdonald and W.F. Vincent. 2006. Effects of ultraviolet radiation and contaminant-related stressors on arctic freshwater ecosystems. Ambio, 35(7): 388-401.
  • Wrona, F.J., T.D. Prowse, J.D. Reist, J. Hobbie, L. Lévesque and W.F. Vincent. 2006. Climate change effects on aquatic biota, ecosystem structure and function.  Ambio. 35(7): 359-369.
  • Wrona, F.J., T.D. Prowse, J.D. Reist, J. Hobbie, L. Lévesque and W.F. Vincent. 2006. Climate impacts on arctic freshwater ecosystems and fisheries: Background, rationale and approach of the Arctic Climate Impact Assessment (ACIA). Ambio. 35(7): 326-329.
  • Wrona, F.J., and W.D. Gummer. 2006. Northern Ecosystem Initiative: Contextual Overview. Hydrological Processes. 20 (19): 4005-4007.
  • Nelson, W.A., McCauley, E., Wrona, F.J. 2006. Mechanisms for consumer diversity – Reply. Nature. 439 (7072): E1-E2.
  • Benoy, G., K.J. Cash, L. Lévesque, E. McCauley and F.J. Wrona. 2007. Antecedent snow conditions affect vegetation structure through alteration of frost and water levels: results from a mesocosm experiment in a southern boreal forest fen. Boreal Environment Research. 12: 501-513.
  • Benoy, G., K.J. Cash, E. McCauley and F.J. Wrona 2007. Carbon dynamics in lakes of the boreal forest under a changing climate. Environmental Reviews. 15(1): 175-189
  • Reist, J.D., F.J. Wrona, T.D. Prowse, J. Dempson, M. Power, G. Köck, T.J. Carmichael, C.D. Sawatsky, H. Lehtonen and R.F. Tallman. 2006. Effects of climate change and UV radiation on fisheries for arctic freshwater and anadromous species. Ambio, 35(7): 402-410.
  • Reist, J.D., F.J. Wrona, T.D. Prowse, M. Power, J. Dempson, J. King and R. Beamish. 2006. An overview of effects of climate change on selected arctic freshwater and anadromous fishes.  Ambio, 35(7): 381-387.
  • Reist, J.D., F.J. Wrona, T.D. Prowse, M. Power, J. Dempson, D. Beamish, J. King, T. Carmichael and C. Sawatsky. 2006. General effects of climate change on arctic fishes and fish populations.  Ambio, 35(7): 370-380.
  • Prowse, T.D., F.J. Wrona, J.D. Reist, J. Gibson, J. Hobbie, L. Lévesque and  W.F. Vincent. 2006.  Climate change effects on hydroecology of arctic freshwater ecosystems. Ambio, 35(7): 347-358.
  • Prowse, T.D., F.J. Wrona, J.D. Reist, J. Gibson, J. Hobbie, L. Lévesque and W.F. Vincent.2006.  Historical changes in arctic freshwater ecosystems. Ambio, 35(7): 339-346.
  • Prowse, T.D., F.J. Wrona, J.D. Reist, J. Hobbie, L. Lévesque and  W.F. Vincent. 2006. General features of the Arctic relevant to climate change in freshwater ecosystems. Ambio, 35(7): 330-338.
  • Chambers, P.A., R. Meissner, F.J. Wrona, H. Rupp, H. Guhr, J. Seeger,  J.M. Culp and R.B. Brua. 2006. Changes in Nutrient Loading in an Agricultural Watershed and its Effects on Water Quality and Stream Biota. Hydrobiologia. 556(1): 399-415.
  • Gummer, W.D., M. Conly and F.J. Wrona.  2006. Northern Rivers Ecosystem Initiative: Context and Prevailing Legacy. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment. 113(1): 71-85.
  • Chambers, P.A., J.M. Culp, N. Glozier, K.J. Cash, F.J. Wrona and L. Noton. 2006. Northern Rivers Ecosystem Initiative: Nutrients and Dissolved Oxygen: Issues and Impacts.  Env. Monitoring and Assessment. 113(1): 117-141.
  • Flanagan, K., E. McCauley and F.J. Wrona. 2006.  Freshwater food webs control carbon dioxide saturation through sedimentation. Global Change Biology. 12(4): 644-651.
  • Nelson, W., E. McCauley and F.J. Wrona. 2005. Stage-structured cycles promote genetic diversity in a Daphnia-algal predator-prey system. Nature 433(7024): 413-417.

Zheng Yang, Monitoring Technologies

Ron Zurawell, Lake Ecosystem Scientist

  • Zurawell, R.W., 2015. Toxic Cyanobacteria. In: Routledge Handbook of Water and Health, 1st ed. J. Bartram Ed. Routledge, London and New York. ISBN: 978-1-138-91007-2, pp. 98-106.
    https://www.routledge.com/products/9781138910072
  • Beaulieu, M., F. Pick, M. Palmer, S.B. Watson, J. Winter, R. Zurawell and I. Gregory-Eaves, 2014. Comparing predictive cyanobacterial models from temperate regions. Can. J. Fish. Aquat. Sci. Accepted for publication.
    https://doi.org/10.1139/cjfas-2014-0168
  • Adams, K.E., Z.E. Taranu, R. Zurawell, B.F. Cumming and I. Gregory-Eaves, 2014. Insights for lake management gained when paleolimnological and water column monitoring studies are combined: A case study from Baptiste Lake. Lake and Reservoir Management 30: 11-22.
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10402381.2013.865687
  • Qiu, Y., T. Yuan, T. Kon, R. Zurawell, Y. Huang, M. Graham, S. Gabos and X. Pang, 2013. Rapid detection and quantitation of microcystin-producing Microcystis using real-time PCR. J. Mol. Biomark. Diagn. S5:-006
    http://dx.doi.org/10.4172/2155-9929.S5-006
  • Giddings, M., R. Aranda-Rodriguez, G. Yasvinski, S.B. Watson and R. Zurawell, 2012. CANADA: Cyanobacterial Toxins: Drinking and Recreational Water Quality Guidelines. In: Current Approaches to Cyanotoxin Risk Assessment, Risk Management and Regulations in Different Countries, 2nd ed. I Chorus Ed. Federal Environment Agency (Umweltbundesamt), pp. 29-39.
    http://www.uba.de/uba-info-medien-e/4390.html
  • Orihel, D.M., D.F. Bird, M. Brylinsky, H. Chen, D.B. Donald, D.Y. Huang, A. Giani, D. Kinniburgh, H. Kling, B.G. Kotak, P.R. Leavitt, C.C. Nielsen, S. Reedyk, R.C. Rooney, S.B. Watson, R.W. Zurawell and R.D. Vinebrooke, 2012. High microcystin concentrations occur only at low nitrogen-to-phosphorus ratios in nutrient-rich Canadian lakes. Can. J. Fish. Aquat. Sci. 69: 1457-1462.
    https://doi.org/10.1139/f2012-088
  • Taranu, Z.E., R.W. Zurawell, F. Pick and I. Gregory-Eaves, 2012. Predicting cyanobacterial dynamics in the face of global change: the importance of scale and environmental context. Global Change Biology 18: 3477-3490.
    http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/gcb.12015/abstract
  • Zurawell, R.W., J.I. Goldberg, C.F.B. Holmes and E.E. Prepas, 2007. Tissue distribution and oral dose effects of microcystin in the freshwater pulmonate snail Lymnaea stagnalis jugularis (Say). Journal of Toxicology and Environmental Health A 70:620-626.
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/15287390600974510
  • Kotak, B.G. and R.W. Zurawell, 2007. Cyanobacterial toxins in Canadian freshwaters: A review. Lake and Reservoir Management 23:109-122.
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/07438140709353915
  • Zurawell, R.W., C.F.B. Holmes and E.E. Prepas, 2006. Elimination of the cyanobacterial hepatotoxin microcystin from the freshwater pulmonate snail Lymnaea stagnalis jugularis (Say). Journal of Toxicology and Environmental Health A 69:303-318.
    https://doi.org/10.1080/15287390500227498
  • Zurawell, R.W., H. Chen, J.M. Burke and E.E. Prepas, 2005. Hepatotoxic cyanobacteria: A review of the biological importance of microcystins in freshwater environments. Journal of Toxicology and Environmental Health B 8:1-37.
    https://doi.org/10.1080/10937400590889412
  • Zurawell R.W., B.G. Kotak and E.E. Prepas, 1999. Influence of lake trophic status on the occurrence of microcystin-LR in the tissue of pulmonate snails. Freshwater Biology, 42, 707-718.
    http://doi.org/10.1046/j.1365-2427.1999.00499.x
  • Kotak B.G., R.W. Zurawell, E.E. Prepas and C.F.B. Holmes, 1996. Microcystin-LR concentration in aquatic food web compartments from lakes of varying trophic status. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, 53, 1974-1985.
    http://www.nrcresearchpress.com/doi/abs/10.1139/f96-135