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2015

Balasubramaniam AM, RI Hall, BB Wolfe, JN Sweetman and XA Wang. 2015. Source-water inputs and catchment characteristics regulate limnological conditions of shallow Arctic lakes (Old Crow Flats, Yukon, Canada). Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences (in press).

Beck, I., R. Ludwig, M. Bernier, E. Lévesque and J. Boike, 2015. Assessing permafrost degradation and land cover changes (1986-2009) using remote sensing data over Umiujaq, sub-Arctic Quebec. Permafrost and Periglacial Processes DOI: 10.1002/ppp.1839.

Crevecoeur, S., Vincent, W.F., Comte, J., and Lovejoy, C. 2015. Bacterial community structure across environmental gradients in permafrost thaw ponds: Methanotroph-rich ecosystems. Frontiers in Microbiology 6, 192. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2015.00192.

Deshpande, B.N., MacIntyre, S., Matveev, A., and Vincent, W.F. 2015. Oxygen dynamics in permafrost thaw lakes: Anaerobic bioreactors in the Canadian subarctic. Limnology and Oceanography, 60, doi: 10.1002/lno.10126.

Laurion, I., Vonk, J.E., Vincent, W.F., Brovkin, V. (eds) 2015. Freshwater ecosystems in changing permafrost landscapes. Biogeosciences www.biogeosciences.net/special_issue173.html

MacDonald LA, N Farquharson, G Merritt, S Fooks, RI Hall, BB Wolfe, ML Macrae and J Sweetman. 2015. Limnological regime shifts caused by climate warming and Lesser Snow Goose population expansion in the western Hudson Bay Lowlands (Manitoba, Canada). Ecology and Evolution 5: 921-939.

Myers-Smith, I.H., Hallinger, M., Wilmking, M., Blok, D., Sass-Klaassen, U., Rayback, S.A., Weijers, S., Trant, A., Tape, K.D., Naito, A.T., Wipf, S., Rixen, C., Dawes, M., Wheeler, J., Buchwal, A., Baittinger, C., Macias-Fauria, M., Forbes, B.C., Lévesque, E., Boulanger-Lapointe, N., Beil, I., Ravolainen, V. and Wilmking, M., 2015, Methods for measuring arctic and alpine shrub growth : A review, Earth-Science Reviews, v.140, 1-13

Myers-Smith, I.H., S.C. Elmendorf, P.S.A. Beck, M. Wilmking, M. Hallinger, D. Blok, K.D. Tape, S.A. Rayback, M. Macias-Fauria, B.C. Forbes, J.D.M. Speed, N. Boulanger-Lapointe, C. Rixen, E. Lévesque, N.M. Schmidt, C. Baittinger, A.J. Trant, L. Hermanutz, L. Siegwart Collier, M.A. Dawes, T. Lantz, S. Weijers, R. Halfdan Jørgensen, A. Buchwal, A. Buras, A.T. Naito, V. Ravolainen, G. Schaepman-Strub, J. Wheeler, S. Wipf, K. Guay, D.S. Hik, and M. Vellend. Climate sensitivity of shrub growth across the tundra biome. Accepted Nature Climate Change (march 2015)

Paquette, M., Fortier, D., Mueller, D.R., Sarrazin, D., and Vincent, W.F. 2015. Rapid disappearance of perennial ice on Canada’s most northern lake. Geophysical Research Letters 42: 1433-1440, doi:10.1002/2014GL062960.

Przytulska, A., Bartosiewicz, M., Rautio, M., Dufresne, F., and Vincent, W.F. 2015. Climate effects on Arctic Daphnia via food quality and thresholds. PLoS ONE 10(5): e0126231, doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0126231.

Shi, Y., Xiang, X., Shen, C., Chu, H., Neufeld, J.D., Walker, V.K. and Grogan, P. 2015. Vegetation-associated impacts on Arctic tundra bacterial and eukaryotic microbial communities. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 81(2): 492-501.).

Therrien, J.F., D. Pinaud, G. Gauthier, N. Lecomte, K. L. Bildstein & J. Bêty. 2015. Is pre-breeding prospecting behaviour affected by snow cover in the irruptive snowy owl? A test using state-space modelling and environmental data annotated via Movebank. Movement Ecology 3:1.

2014

Bilodeau, F., G. Gauthier, D. Fauteux, and D. Berteaux. 2014. Does lemming winter grazing impact vegetation in the Canadian Arctic? Polar Biology, 37:845–857.

Bouchard, F., Francus, P., Pienitz, R., Laurion, I., Feyte, S., 2014. Subarctic thermokarst ponds: investigating recent landscape evolution and sediment dynamics in thawed permafrost of northern Québec (Canada). Arctic, Antarctic, and Alpine Research, 40(1): 259-280. DOI: 10.1657/1938-4246-46.1.259.

Boulanger-Lapointe, N., E. Lévesque, S. Boudreau, G.H.R. Henry, and N.M. Schmidt. 2014. Population structure and dynamics of Arctic willow (Salix arctica) in the High Arctic. Journal of Biogeography (accepted).

Charvet, S., Vincent, W.F & Lovejoy, C. 2014. Effects of light and prey availability on high Arctic protist communities examined by high-throughput DNA and RNA sequencing. FEMS Microbiology Ecology (in press) doi: 10.1111/1574-6941.12324

Dimitrov, D.D., J.S. Bhatti, R.F. Grant and I.E. Bauer. 2014. The transition zones (ecotone) between boreal forests and peatlands: A brief overview and modelling hydrology along a transition zone between upland black spruce forest and poor forested fen in central Saskatchewan. Ecological Modelling 274: 57-70.

Eichel KA, ML Macrae, RI Hall, L Fishback and BB Wolfe. 2014. Nutrient uptake and short-term responses of phytoplankton and benthic algal communities from a Subarctic pond to experimental nutrient enrichment in microcosms. Arctic, Antarctic, and Alpine Research 46: 194-209 (special issue on Environmental Change in the Hudson Bay and James Bay Region).

Feng, Y., Grogan, P., Caporaso, J.G., Zhang, H., Lin, X., Knight, R., and Chu, H. 2014. pH is a good predictor of the distribution of anoxygenic purple phototrophic bacteria in Arctic soils. Soil Biology and Biochemistry 74:193-200.

Fouché, J., Keller, C., Allard, M., Ambrosi, J.P., 2014. Increased CO2 fluxes under warming tests and soil solution chemistry in Histic and Turbic Cryosols, Salluit, Nunavik, Canada. Soil Biology and Biochemistry 68, 185-199.

Gallant, D., D. G. Reid, B. G. Slough, and D. Berteaux. 2014. Natal den selection by sympatric arctic and red foxes on Herschel Island, Yukon, Canada. Polar Biology 37:333–345.

Lai, S., J. Bêty, and D. Berteaux. 2014. Winter aggregations of satellite-tracked arctic foxes reveal long-range food detection in a mammalian predator. Movement Ecology Submitted.

Lamoureux, S.F. and Lafrenière, M.J., 2014. Seasonal fluxes and age of particulate organic carbon exported from Arctic catchments impacted by localized permafrost slope disturbances. Environmental Research Letters, 9, 045002, doi:10.1088/1748-9326/9/4/045002

Legagneux, P., G. Gauthier, N. Lecomte, N. M. Schmidt, D. Reid, M. C. Cadieux, D. Berteaux, J. Bêty, C. J. Krebs, R. A. Ims, N. G. Yoccoz, Morrison G., S. J. Leroux, m. Loreau, and D. Gravel. 2014. Arctic ecosystem structure and functioning shaped by climate and herbivore body size. Nature Climate Change, 4:379-383.

Legagneux, P., G. Gauthier, N. Lecomte, N.M. Schmidt, D. Reid, M-C. Cadieux, D. Berteaux, J. Bêty, C.J. Krebs, R.A. Ims, N.G. Yoccoz, R.I.G. Morrison, S.J. Leroux, M. Loreau, & D. Gravel. 2014. Climate and herbivore body size determine how arctic terrestrial ecosystems work. Pp. 67-69 in Arctic Report Card: Update for 2014, M. O. Jeffries, J. Richter-Menge & J. E. Overland (eds). NOAA Report Card, http://www.arctic.noaa.gov/reportcard/ecosystems_function.html.

MacDonald LA, N Farquharson, RI Hall, BB Wolfe, ML Macrae and JN Sweetman. 2014. Avian-driven modification of seasonal carbon cycling at a tundra pond in the Hudson Bay Lowlands (northern Manitoba, Canada). Arctic, Antarctic, and Alpine Research 46: 210-224 (special issue on Environmental Change in the Hudson Bay and James Bay Region).

Medeiros AS, DJ Taylor, M Couse, RI Hall, R Quinlan and BB Wolfe. 2014. Biological and nutrient responses to catchment disturbance and warming in small lakes near the Alaskan tundra-taiga boundary. The Holocene 24: 1308-1319.

Morse, P.D., and Burn, C.R. 2014. Perennial frost blisters of the outer Mackenzie Delta, western Arctic coast, Canada. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms, 39: 200-213. doi: 10.1002/esp.3439

Olefeldt, D., and N.T. Roulet. Permafrost conditions in peatlands regulate magnitude, timing and chemical composition of catchment dissolved organic carbon export. Global Change Biology (accepted April 9, 2014).

Ropars, P., E. Lévesque, et S. Boudreau. Shrub densification in western Nunavik: the relative influence of historical and topographic variables. Accepted with minor revisions Ecoscience, December 2014.

Ropars, P., E. Lévesque, et S. Boudreau. Greening in subarctic Québec: heterogeneity in dwarf birch response to recent climate change. In Press Journal of Ecology JEcol-2014-0548.

Roy-Léveillée, P., Burn, C.R., and McDonald, I. 2014. Vegetation-permafrost relations within the forest-tundra ecotone near Old Crow, northern Yukon, Canada. Permafrost and Periglacial Processes, 25(2): (in press, accepted 09.02.2014).

Siciliano, S.D., Palmer, A.S., Winsley, T., Lamb, E., Bissett, A., Brown, M.V., van Dorst, J., Ji, M., Ferrari, B.C., Grogan, P., Chu, H., and Snape, I. 2014. Fertility controls richness but pH controls composition in polar soil microbial communities. Soil Biology and Biochemistry 78:10-20.

Soininen, E. M., D. Ehrich, N. Lecomte, N. G. Yoccoz, A. Tarroux, D. Berteaux, G. Gauthier, L. Gielly, C. Brochmann, G. Gussarova, and R. A. Ims. 2014. Sources of variation in small rodent trophic niche: new insights from DNA metabarcoding and stable isotope analysis. Isotopes in Environmental and Health Studies:1–21.

Soininen, E. M., G. Gauthier, F. Bilodeau, D. Berteaux, L. Gielly, P. Taberlet, G. Gussarova, E. Bellemain, K. Hassel, H. K. Stenøien, and others. 2015. Highly Overlapping Winter Diet in Two Sympatric Lemming Species Revealed by DNA Metabarcoding. PloS one 10:e0115335.

Stephani, E., Fortier, D., Shur, Y., Fortier, R., Doré, G., Walsh, R. (2014) A geosystems approach to permafrost investigations for engineering applications, an example from a road stabilization experiment, Beaver Creek, Yukon, Canada. Cold Region Science and Technology, Vol. 100: 20-35.

Stewart, K.J., Grogan, P., Coxson, D.S. and Siciliano, S.D. 2014. Topography as a key factor driving atmospheric nitrogen exchanges in arctic terrestrial ecosystems. Soil Biology and Biochemistry 70:96-112.

Turner KW, BB Wolfe, TWD Edwards, TC Lantz, RI Hall and G Larocque. 2014. Controls on water balance of shallow thermokarst lakes and their relations with catchment characteristics: A multi-year, landscape-scale assessment based on water isotope tracers and remote sensing in Old Crow Flats, Yukon (Canada). Global Change Biology 20: 1585-1603. [featured on cover].

Turner KW, TWD Edwards and BB Wolfe. 2014. Characterising runoff generation processes in a lake-rich thermokarst landscape (Old Crow Flats, Yukon, Canada) using ?18O, ?2H, and d-excess measurements. Permafrost and Periglacial Processes 25: 53-59.

Vankoughnett, M.R., and Grogan, P. 2014. Nitrogen isotope tracer acquisition in low and tall birch tundra plant communities: a 2 year test of the snow-shrub hypothesis. Biogeochemistry 118:291–306 (doi: 10.1007/s10533-013-9930-5).

van Oudenhove, L., G. Gauthier & J.D. Lebreton. 2014. Year-round effects of climate on demographic parameters of an arctic nesting goose species. Journal of Animal Ecology 83(6):1322-1333.

White J, RI Hall, BB Wolfe, EM Light, ML Macrae and L Fishback. 2014. Hydrological connectivity and basin morphometry influence seasonal water-chemistry variations in tundra ponds of the northwestern Hudson Bay Lowlands. Arctic, Antarctic, and Alpine Research 46: 225-243 (special issue on Environmental Change in the Hudson Bay and James Bay Region).

Zamin, T.J., Bret-Harte, S., Grogan, P. 2014. Evergreen shrubs dominate responses to experimental summer warming and fertilization in Canadian mesic low arctic tundra. Journal of Ecology, 102(3): 749–766, doi: 10.1111/1365-2745.12237

2013

Berteaux, D. Quebec’s Large-Scale Plan Nord. 2013. Conservation Biology 27(2) : 242-247.

Bilodeau, F., G. Gauthier and D. Berteaux. 2013. Effect of snow cover on the vulnerability of lemmings to mammalian predators in the Canadian Arctic. Journal of Mammalogy (accepted 26 February 2013).

Bilodeau, F., G. Gauthier and D. Berteaux. 2013. The effect of snow cover on lemming population cycles in the Canadian High Arctic. Oecologia (accepted 12 November 2012).

Bilodeau, F., A. J. Kenney, B. S. Gilbert, E. Hofer, G. Gauthier, D. Reid, D. Berteaux, and C. J. Krebs. 2013. Evaluation of a technique to trap lemmings under the snow. Arctic 66:32-36.

Bilodeau, F., G. Gauthier and D. Berteaux. 2013. Effect of snow cover on the vulnerability of lemmings to mammalian predators in the Canadian Arctic. Journal of Mammalogy 94(4) : 813-819.

Bonnaventure, P. and Lamoureux, S.F., 2013. The Active Layer: A Conceptual Review of Monitoring, Modelling Techniques and Changes in a Warming Climate, Progress in Physical Geography, 37: 352-376.

Bouchard F, Pienitz R, Ortiz JD, Francus P, Laurion I. 2013. Palaeolimnological conditions inferred from fossil diatom assemblages and derivative spectral properties of sediments in thermokarst ponds of subarctic Quebec, Canada. Boreas 42(3), 575-595. DOI: 10.1111/bor.12000.

Bouchard F, Turner KW, MacDonald LA, Deakin C, White H, Farquharson N, Medeiros AS, Wolfe BB, Hall RI, Pienitz R, Edwards TWD. 2013. Vulnerability of shallow subarctic lakes to evaporate and desiccate when snowmelt runoff is low, Geophysical Research Letters 40(23), 6112-6117, DOI: 10.1002/2013GL058635.

Buckeridge, K.M., Banerjee, S., Siciliano, S.D., and Grogan, P. 2013. The seasonal pattern of soil microbial community structure in mesic low arctic tundra. Soil Biology and Biochemistry 65:338-347.

Burn, C.R. 2013. Calton Point or Catton Point? A Misprinted Toponym on the Yukon Coast. Arctic, 66(4): 459-462.

Burn, C.R. 2013. Permafrost. In Encyclopedia of Quaternary Science. 2nd edition. Edited by S.A. Elias. Elsevier, Amsterdam. Vol. 3, pp. 464-471.

Burn, C.R. 2013. Thermokarst topography. In Encyclopedia of Quaternary Science. 2nd edition. Edited by S. Elias, Elsevier. (in press, publication 13 April 2013).

Burn, C.R. 2013. Thermokarst topography. In Encyclopedia of Quaternary Science. 2nd edition. Edited by S.A. Elias. Elsevier, Amsterdam. Vol. 3, pp. 574-581.

Csank, A.Z., Fortier, D., Leavitt, S.W. (2013) Annually resolved temperature reconstructions from a late Pliocene-early Pleistocene polar forest on Bylot Island, Canada. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, Vol. 369: 313-322. doi : 10.1016/j.palaeo.2012.10.040

Gauthier, G., J. Bety, M.-C. Cadieux, P. Legagneux, M. Doiron, C. Chevallier, S. Lai, A. Tarroux, and D. Berteaux. 2013. Long-term monitoring at multiple trophic levels suggests heterogeneity in responses to climate change in the Canadian Arctic tundra. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 368:20120482–20120482.

Grogan, P. 2013. Our Anthropocene Future - What can biology tell us? Free Inquiry. February/March issue. Vol. 32 (2) Council for Secular Humanism. New York.

Grogan, P, Eviner, V., and Hobbie, S.E. 2013. The Qualities and Impacts of a Great Mentor – and How to Improve your own Mentoring. 2013. Bulletin of Ecological Society of America 94:170–176. http://dx.doi.org/10.1890/0012-9623-94.2.170

Jolivel M. et Allard M. 2013. Thermokarst and export of sediment and organic carbon in the Sheldrake River watershed, Nunavik, Canada. Journal of Geophysical Research, Earth Surface, 118: 1-17, doi: 10.1002/jgrf.20119.

Kumar, N., Grogan, P., Chu, H., Christiansen, C.T., and Walker, V.K. 2013. The Effect of Freeze-Thaw Conditions on Arctic Soil Bacterial Communities. Biology 2(1): 356-377 (Special Issue - Polar Microbiology: Recent Advances and Future Perspectives), doi:10.3390/biology2010356.

Lafrenière, M.J., and Lamoureux, S.F., 2013. Thermal perturbation and rainfall runoff have greater impact on seasonal solute loads than physical disturbance of the active layer. Permafrost and Periglacial Processes, 24: 241-251.

Lafrenière, M.J., Laurin. E. and Lamoureux, S.F., 2013. The impact of snow accumulation on the active layer thermal regime in High Arctic soils, Vadose Zone Journal, 12: vzj2012.0058, doi:10.2136/vzj2012.0058.

Lévesque, E., W.H. MacKenzie and G.H. Henry. 2013. Vegetation data available for classification of Canadian Arctic sites. P. 71-74 In Walker, D.A. Breen, A.L., Raynolds, M.K. & Walker, M.D. (Ed). 2013. Arctic Vegetation Archive (AVA) Workshop, Krakow, Poland, April 14-16, 2013. CAFF Proceedings Report #10. Akureyri, Iceland. ISBN: 978-9935-431-24-0

Mackay, J.R., and Burn, C.R. 2013. A century (1910-2008) of change in a collapsing pingo, Parry Peninsula, western Arctic coast, Canada: Addendum. Permafrost and Periglacial Processes, 24(3): 261 doi:10.1002/ppp1771.

Morse, P.D., and Burn, C.R. 2013. Field observations of syngenetic ice-wedge polygons, outer Mackenzie Delta, western Arctic coast, Canada. Journal of Geophysical Research (Earth Surface), 118(3): 1320-1332. doi:10.1002/jgrf.20086.

Oberbauer, S.F., Elmendorf, S.C., Troxler, T.G., Hollister, R.D., Rocha, A.V., Bret-Harte, M.S., Dawes, M.A., Fosaa, A.M., Henry, G.H.R., Høye, T.T., Jarrad, F.C., Jónsdóttir, I.S., Klanderud, K., Klein, J.A., Molau, U., Rixen, C., Schmidt, N.M., Shaver, G.R., Slider, R.T., Totland, Ø., Wahren, C.-H., and Welker, J.M. 2013. Phenological response of tundra plants to background climate variation tested using the International Tundra Experiment. Phil. Trans. R. Soc. B 368:2012481.

Tondu J-ME, KW Turner, BB Wolfe, RI Hall, TWD Edwards and I McDonald. 2013. Using water isotope tracers to develop the hydrological component of a long-term aquatic ecosystem monitoring program for a northern lake-rich landscape. Arctic, Antarctic, and Alpine Research 45: 594-614. [featured on cover]

Vincent WF, M Lemay, M Allard and BB Wolfe. 2013. Adapting to permafrost change: A science framework. Brief Report, EOS 94: 373-375.

Vincent, W.F., Pienitz, R., Laurion, I., Walter Anthony, K. 2013. Climate impacts on Arctic lakes. pp 27-42 in Goldman, C.R., Kumagai, M., Robarts, R.D. (eds). Climatic Change and Global Warming of Inland Waters: Impacts and Mitigation for Ecosystems and Societies, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, U.K.

Zamin, T, and Grogan, P. 2013. Caribou exclusion during a population low increases deciduous and evergreen shrub species biomass and nitrogen pools in low Arctic tundra. Journal of Ecology 101(3): 671–683.

2012

Allard, M. and M. Lemay (2012). Nunavik and Nunatsiavut: From science to policy. An Integrated Regional Impact Study (IRIS) of climate change and modernization. ArcticNet Inc., Quebec City, Canada, 303p.

Allard, M., Lemay, M., Barrett, M., Sheldon, T. and Brown, R. (2012). From Science to policy in Nunavik and Nunatsiavut: Synthesis and recommendations. In: Allard, M. and M. Lemay (Eds), Nunavik and Nunatsiavut: From science to policy. An Integrated Regional Impact Study (IRIS) of climate change and modernization. ArcticNet Inc., Quebec City, Canada, p. 14-29.

Allard, M., Lemay, M., Barrett, M., Bertol, M., Brassard, F., Cossette, S., Duhaime, G., Girard, N., Poisson, F., Sheldon, T. and Simpson, A., 2012, Nunavik and Nunatsiavut: an Inuit homeland peninsula., In Nunavik and Nunatsiavut: From science to policy. An integrated imact study (IRIS) of climate change and modernization., 31-55.

Allard, M., Lemay, M., Barrette, C., L’Hérault, E., Sarrazin, D. et al. (2012). Permafrost and climate change in Nunavik and Nunatsiavut: Importance for municipal and transportation infrastructures. In: Allard, M. and M. Lemay (Eds), Nunavik and Nunatsiavut: From science to policy. An Integrated Regional Impact Study (IRIS) of climate change and modernization. ArcticNet Inc., Quebec City, Canada, p. 171-197.

Bilodeau, F., D. Reid, G. Gauthier, C.J. Krebs, D. Berteaux and A. Kenney. 2013. Demographic response of tundra small mammals to a snow fencing experiment. Oikos (accepted 3 November).

Bouchard, F., Pienitz, R., Ortiz, J. D., Francus, P. & Laurion, I. 2012. Palaeolimnological conditions inferred from fossil diatom assemblages and derivative spectral properties of sediments in thermokarst ponds of subarctic Quebec, Canada. Boreas (Early view, article first published online 3 December 2012), 10.1111/bor.12000

Burn, C.R. 2012. Yukon’s Arctic Island In Herschel Island Qikiqtaryuk: A natural and cultural history of Yukon’s Arctic island. Edited by C.R. Burn. Wildlife Management Advisory Council (North Slope): Whitehorse, YT. 2-13.

Burn, C.R. 2012. Physical Setting. In Herschel Island Qikiqtaryuk: A natural and cultural history of Yukon’s Arctic island. Edited by C.R. Burn. Wildlife Management Advisory Council (North Slope): Whitehorse, YT. 30-37.

Burn, C.R. 2012. Climate. In Herschel Island Qikiqtaryuk: A natural and cultural history of Yukon’s Arctic island. Edited by C.R. Burn. Wildlife Management Advisory Council (North Slope): Whitehorse, YT. 48-53.

Burn, C.R. 2012. Permafrost. In Herschel Island Qikiqtaryuk: A natural and cultural history of Yukon’s Arctic island. Edited by C.R. Burn. Wildlife Management Advisory Council (North Slope): Whitehorse, YT. 65-71.

Charvet, S., Vincent, W.F. and Lovejoy, C.L. 2012. Chrysophytes and other protists in High Arctic lakes: molecular gene surveys, pigment signatures and microscopy. Polar Biology 35: 733-748.

Charvet, S., Vincent, W.F., Comeau, A. and Lovejoy, C. 2012.Pyrosequencing analysis of the protist communities in a High Arctic meromictic lake: DNA preservation and change. Frontiers in Microbiology 3: 422, doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2012.00422

Comeau, A. Harding, T., Garland, P.E., Vincent, W.F. and Lovejoy, C. 2012. Vertical distribution of microbial communities in a perennially stratified Arctic lake with saline, anoxic bottom waters. Scientific Reports 2: 604, doi: 10.1038/srep00604.

Dirksen, C., Smith, S.L., Sharp, M., Brown, L., Howell, S., Copland, L., Mueller, D.R., Gauthier, Y., Fletcher, C., Tivy, A., Bernier, M., Bourgeois, J., Brown, R., Burn, C.R., Duguay, C., Kushner, P., Langlois, A., Lewkowicz, A.G., Royer, A., and Walker, A. 2012. Variability and Change in the Canadian Cryosphere. Climatic Change, 115: 59-88. DOI 10.1007/s10584-012-0470-0

Doiron, M., P. Legagneux, G. Gauthier and E. Lévesque 2012. Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (NDVI) predicts timing of nitrogen peak in Arctic tundra vegetation. J. of Applied Ecology. Doi: 10.1111/j.1654-109X.2012.01219.x.

Dufour-Tremblay, G., De Vriendt, L., Lévesque, E., Boudreau, S., 2012. The importance of ecological constraints on the control of multi-species treeline dynamics in eastern Nunavik, Québec. American Journal of Botany, 99(10): 1638-1646.

Dufour-Tremblay, G., Lévesque, E. and Boudreau, S. 2012. Dynamics at the treeline: differential responses of Picea mariana and Larix laricina to climate change in eastern subarctic. Environmental research letters, 7 (044038): 1-10.

Elmendorf, S. C., G. H. R. Henry, R. D. Hollister, R. G. Björk, N. Boulanger-Lapointe, E. J. Cooper, J. H. C. Cornelissen, T. A. Day, E. Dorrepaal, T. G. Elumeeva, M. Gill, W. A. Gould, J. Harte, D. A. Hik, A. Hofgaard, F. Jarrad, D. R. Johnson, J. F. Johnstone, I. S. Jónsdóttir, J. Jorgenson, K. Klanderud, J. A. Klein, S. Koh, G. Kudo, M. Lara, E. Lévesque, B. Magnússon, J. L. May, J. Mercado, A. Michelsen, U. Molau, I. H. Myers-Smith, S. F. Oberbauer, V. G. Onipchenko, C. Rixen, N. M. Schmidt, G. R. Shaver, M. J. Spasojevic, þ. E. þórhallsdóttir, A. Tolvanen, T. Troxler, C. E. Tweedie, S. Villareal, C. H. Wahren, X. Walker, P. J. Webber, S. Wipf. 2012. Tundra vegetation change and recent climate warming : Is there evidence at the plot scale? Nature Climate Change 2: 453–457.

Ensom, T.P., Burn, C.R., Kokelj, S.V. 2012. Lake- and Channel-Bottom Temperatures in the Mackenzie Delta, NWT. Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences, 49(8): 963-978 doi: 10.1139/e2012-001.

Ferguson, S., D. Berteaux, A. Gaston, J. Higdon, N. Lecomte, N. Lunn, M. Mallory, J. Reist, D. Russell, N. Yoccoz, and X. Zhu. 2012. Time series data for Canadian arctic vertebrates: IPY contributions to science, management, and policy. Climatic change 115:235.

Giroux, M. A., D. Berteaux, N. Lecomte, G. Gauthier, G. Szor, and J. Bety. 2012. Benefiting from a migratory prey: spatio-temporal patterns in allochthonous subsidization of an arctic predator. Journal of Animal Ecology 81:533-542.

Godin, E., Fortier D. (2012). "Geomorphology of a thermo-erosion gully, Bylot Island, Nunavut, Canada." Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences 49(8): 979-986.

De Grandpré, I., Fortier, D., Stephani, E. (2012) Groundwater flow under transport infrastructure: potential heat flow impacting the thermal regime of permafrost and the degradation of ground ice. Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences, 49 (8): 953-962, doi: 10.1139/e2012-018

Grogan, P. 2012. Cold season respiration across a low arctic landscape: The influence of vegetation-type and interannual climatic variation. Arctic, Antarctic and Alpine Research 44(4):446-456.

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Henry, GHR, KA Harper, W Chen, JR Deslippe, RF Grant, PM Lafleur, E Lévesque, SD Siciliano, SW Simard, 2012. Effects of observed and experimental climate change on terrestrial ecosystems in northern Canada: results from the Canadian IPY program. Climatic Change 115: 205-234.

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