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Adaïmé, M.-É., Pienitz, R., Legendre, P., Antoniades, D., 2022. Postglacial paleoenvironmental reconstruction of the Fury and Hecla Strait region (Nunavut) inferred from microfossils and geochemical proxies. Journal of Quaternary Science, 37(5 – Special Issue: Northern High Latitude Lakes – Quaternary Environmental and Climatic History): 944-958. DOI: 10.1002/jqs.3287.

Coulombe, S., Fortier, D., Bouchard, F., Paquette, M., Charbonneau, S., Lacelle, D., Laurion, I., Pienitz, R., 2022. Contrasted geomorphological and limnological properties of thermokarst lakes formed in buried glacier ice and ice-wedge polygon terrain. The Cryosphere, 16: 2837–2857. DOI: 10.5194/tc-16-2837-2022.

Fernandes, M., Oliva, M., Vieira, G., Palacios, D., Fernández-Fernández, J.M., Garcia de Oteyza de Ciria, J.N., Schimmelpfennig, I., Aster Team, Antoniades, D., 2022. Glacial oscillations during the Bølling–Allerød Interstadial–Younger Dryas transition in the Ruda Valley, Central Pyrenees. Journal of Quaternary Science, 37(1): 42-58. DOI: 10.1002/jqs.3379.

Ghanbari, H., Antoniades, D., 2022. Convolutional neural networks for mapping of lake sediment core particle size using hyperspectral imaging. International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation, 112, 102906. DOI: 10.1016/j.jag.2022.102906.

Gnjato, S., Narancic, B., Antoniades, D., Pienitz, R., Biskaborn, B.K., Gnjato, R., Dekić, R., 2022. Surface sediment diatom assemblages from four alpine lakes in the Zelengora Mountains (Bosnia and Herzegovina): A pilot study. Botanica Serbica, 46(1): 61-70. DOI: 10.2298/BOTSERB2201061G.

Jacques, O., Pienitz, R., 2022. Asbestos mining waste impacts on the sedimentological evolution of the Bécancour chain of lakes, southern Quebec (Canada). Science of the Total Environment, 807(Part 3), 151079. DOI: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2021.151079.

Jacques, O., Pienitz, R., 2022. Impacts des activités minières d’amiante sur l’évolution du lac à la Truite d’Irlande, région de Thetford Mines (Québec, Canada) / Impacts of asbestos mining activities on the evolution of Lac à la Truite d’Irlande, Thetford Mines region (Quebec, Canada). Canadian Water Resources Journal, 47(1): 40-60. DOI: 10.1080/07011784.2021.2004930.

Marois, C., Girard, C., Klanten, Y., Vincent, W.F., Culley, A.I., Antoniades, D., 2022. Local habitat filtering shapes microbial community structure in four closely spaced lakes in the High Arctic. Frontiers in Microbiology, 13, 779505. DOI: 10.3389/fmicb.2022.779505.


Corrales, N., Meerhoff, M., Antoniades, D., 2021. Glyphosate-based herbicide exposure affects diatom community development in natural biofilms. Environmental Pollution, 284, 117354. DOI: 10.1016/j.envpol.2021.117354.

Griffiths, K., Jeziorski, A., Paquette, C., Taranu, Z.E., Baud, A., Antoniades, D., Beisner, B., Hamilton, P.B., Smol, J.P., Gregory-Eaves, I., 2021. Multi-trophic level responses to environmental stressors over the past ~150 years: Insights from a lake-rich region of the world. Ecological Indicators, 127, 107700. DOI: 10.1016/j.ecolind.2021.107700.

Klanten, Y., Triglav, K., Marois, C., Antoniades, D., 2021. Under-ice limnology of coastal valley lakes at the edge of the Arctic Ocean. Arctic Science, 7(4): 813-831. DOI: 10.1139/as-2020-0038.

Narancic, B., Saulnier-Talbot, É., Meyer, H., Pienitz, R., 2021. A 5000-year paleoclimate record from Nettilling Lake (Baffin Island) based on diatom assemblages and oxygen isotope composition. Journal of Quaternary Science , 37(5 – Special Issue: Northern High Latitude Lakes – Quaternary Environmental and Climatic History): 959-966. DOI: 10.1002/jqs.3366.

Narancic, B., Saulnier-Talbot, É., St-Onge, G., Pienitz, R., 2021. Diatom sedimentary assemblages and Holocene pH reconstruction from the Canadian Arctic Archipelago’s largest lake. Écoscience, 28(3-4): 347-360. DOI: 10.1080/11956860.2021.1926642.

Oliva, M., Fernandes, M., Palacios, D., Fernández-Fernández, J.M., Schimmelpfennig, I., Antoniades, D., Aster Team, Aumaître, G., Bourlès, D., Keddadouche, K., 2021. Rapid deglaciation during the Bølling-Allerød Interstadial in the Central Pyrenees and associated glacial and periglacial landforms. Geomorphology, 385, 107735. DOI: 10.1016/j.geomorph.2021.107735.

Pinseel, E., Van de Vijver, B., Wolfe, A.P., Harper, M., Antoniades, D., Ashworth, A.C., Ector, L., Lewis, A.R., Perren, B., Hodgson, D., Sabbe, K., Verleyen, E., Vyverman, W., 2021. Extinction of austral diatoms in response to large-scale climate dynamics in Antarctica. Science Advances, 7(38), eabh3233. DOI: 10.1126/sciadv.abh3233.

Viehberg, F., Medeiros, A.S., Plessen, B., Wang, X., Muir, D., Pienitz, R., 2021. The influence of a lost society, the Sadlermiut, on the environment in the Canadian Arctic. Scientific Reports, 11, 18504. DOI: 10.1038/s41598-021-97631-7.


Bouchard, F., Fortier, D., Paquette, M., Boucher, V., Pienitz, R., Laurion, I., 2020. Thermokarst lake inception and development in syngenetic ice-wedge polygon terrain during a cooling climatic trend, Bylot Island (Nunavut), eastern Canadian Arctic. The Cryosphere, 14(8): 2607-2627. DOI:  10.5194/tc-14-2607-2020.

Ghanbari, H., Jacques, O., Adaïmé, M.-É., Gregory-Eaves, I., Antoniades, D., 2020. Remote sensing of lake sediment core particle size using hyperspectral image analysis. Remote Sensing, 12(23), 3850. DOI: 10.3390/rs12233850.

Jacques, O., Pienitz, R., Ibrahim, G., 2020. Paleolimnological assessment of long-term changes in a boreal recreational lake of the Fermont mining region (subarctic Quebec, Canada). Lake and Reservoir Management, 36(3): 314-334. DOI: 10.1080/10402381.2019.1711470.

Kaufman, D., McKay, N., Routson, C., Erb, M., Davis, B., Heiri, O., Jaccard, S., Tierney, J., Dätwyler, C., Axford, Y., Brussel, T., Cartapanis, O., Chase, B., Dawson, A., De Vernal, A., Engels, S., Jonkers, L., Marsicek, J., Moffa-Sánchez, P., Morrill, C., Orsi, A., Rehfeld, K., Saunders, K., Sommer, P.S., Thomas, E., Tonello, M., Tóth, M., Vachula, R., Andreev, A., Bertrand, S., Biskaborn, B., Bringué, M., Brooks, S., Caniupán, M., Chevalier, M., Cwynar, L., Emile-Geay, J., Fegyveresi, J., Feurdean, A., Finsinger, W., Fortin, M.-C., Foster, L., Fox, M., Gajewski, K.J., Grosjean, M., Hausmann, S., Heinrichs, M., Holmes, N., Ilyashuk, B., Ilyashuk, E., Juggins, S., Khider, D., Koinig, K., Langdon, P., Larocque-Tobler, I., Li, J., Lotter, A., Luoto, T., Mackay, A., Magyari, E., Malevich, S., Mark, B., Massaferro, J., Montade, V., Nazarova, L., Novenko, E., Pařil, P., Pearson, E., Peros, M., Pienitz, R., Płóciennik, M., Porinchu, D., Potito, A., Rees, A., Reinemann, S., Roberts, S., Rolland, N., Salonen, S., Self, A., Seppä, H., Shala, S., St-Jacques, J.-M., Stenni, B., Syrykh, L., Tarrats, P., Taylor, K., van den Bos, V., Velle, G., Wahl, E., Walker, I.R., Wilmshurst, J., Zhang, E., Zhilich, S., 2020. A global database of Holocene paleotemperature records. Nature Scientific Data, 7: 115. DOI: 10.1038/s41597-020-0445-3.

Michelutti, N., Douglas, M.S.V., Antoniades, D., Lehnherr, I., St. Louis, V.L., St. Pierre, K., Muir, D., Brunskill, G., Smol, J.P., 2020. Contrasting the ecological effects of decreasing ice cover versus accelerated glacial melt on the High Arctic’s largest lake. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 287(1929), 20201885. DOI: 10.1098/rspb.2020.1185.

Saulnier-Talbot, É., Antoniades, D., Pienitz, R., 2020. Hotspots of biotic compositional change in lakes along vast latitudinal transects in northern Canada. Global Change Biology, 26(4): 2270-2279. DOI: 10.1111/gcb.15016.


Bartosiewicz, M., Przytulska-Bartosiewicz, A., Deshpande, B., Antoniades, D., Cortes, A., MacIntyre, S., Lehmann, M.F., Laurion, I., 2019. Effects of climate change and episodic heat events on cyanobacteria in a eutrophic polymictic lake. Science of the Total Environment, 693, 133414. DOI: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2019.07.220.

Huot, Y., Brown, C.A., Potvin, G., Antoniades, D., Baulch, H.M., Beisner, B.E., Bélanger, S., Brazeau, S., Cabana, H., Cardille, J.A., del Giorgio, P.A., Gregory-Eaves, I., Fortin, M.-J., Lang, A.S., Laurion, I., Maranger, R., Prairie, Y.T., Rusak, J.A., Segura, P.A., Siron, R., Smol, J.P., Walsh, D.A., Vinebrooke, R.D., 2019. The NSERC Canadian Lake Pulse Network: A national assessment of lake health providing science for water management in a changing climate. Science of the Total Environment, 695, 133668. DOI: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2019.133668.

Lanceleur, L., Tessier, E., Bueno, M., Pienitz, R., Bouchard, F., Cloquet, C., Amouroux, D., 2019. Cycling and atmospheric exchanges of selenium in Canadian subarctic thermokarst ponds. Biogeochemistry, 145(1-2): 193-211. DOI: 10.1007/s10533-019-00599-w.

Oliva, M., Antoniades, D., Serrano, E., Giralt, S., Liu, E.J., Granados, I., Pla-Rabes, S., Toro, M., Hong, S.G., Vieira, G., 2019. The deglaciation of Barton Peninsula (King George Island, South Shetland Islands, Antarctica) based on geomorphological evidence and lacustrine records. Polar Record, 55(3): 177-188. DOI: 10.1017/S0032247419000469.

Ruiz-Fernández, J.L., Oliva, M., Cannone, N., García-Hernández, C., Guglielmin, M., Hrbáček, F., Roman, M., Fernández, S., López-Martínez, J., Antoniades, D., 2019. Patterns of spatio-temporal paraglacial response in the Antarctic Peninsula region and associated ecological implications. Earth-Science Reviews, 192: 379-402. DOI: 10.1016/j.earscirev.2019.03.014.


Antoniades, D., Giralt, S., Geyer, A., Álvarez-Valero, A.M., Pla-Rabes, S., Granados, I., Liu, E.J., Toro, M., Smellie, J.L., Oliva, M., 2018. The timing and widespread effects of the largest Holocene volcanic eruption in Antarctica. Scientific Reports, 8, 17279. DOI: 10.1038/s41598-018-35460-x.

Bouchard, F., Proult, V., Pienitz, R., Antoniades, D., Tremblay, R., Vincent, W.F., 2018. Periphytic diatom community structure in thermokarst ecosystems of Nunavik (Québec, Canada). Arctic Science, 4(1): 110-129. DOI: 10.1139/AS-2016-0020.

Roy, N., Woollett, J., Bhiry, N., Haemmerli, G., Forbes, V., Pienitz, R., 2018. Perspective of landscape change following early settlement (landnám) in Svalbarðstunga, northeastern Iceland. Boreas, 47(2): 671-686. DOI: 10.1111/bor.12287.


Bouchard, F., MacDonald, L.A., Turner, K.W., Thienpont, J., Medeiros, A., Biskaborn, B., Hall, R., Pienitz, R., Wolfe, B.B., 2017. Paleolimnology of thermokarst lakes: a window into permafrost landscape evolution. Arctic Science, 3(2): 91-117. DOI: 10.1139/as-2016-0022.

MacDonald, L.A., Wolfe, B.B., Turner, K.W., Anderson, L., Arp, C.D., Birks, S.J., Medeiros, A.S., Bouchard, F., Edwards, T.W.D., Farquharson, N., Hall, R., McDonald, I., Narancic, B., Ouimet, C., Pienitz, R., Tondu, J., White, H., 2017. A synthesis of thermokarst lake water balance in high-latitude regions of North America from isotope tracers. Arctic Science, 3(2): 118-149. DOI: 10.1139/AS-2016-0019.

Narancic, B., Wolfe, B.B., Pienitz, R., Meyer, H., Lamhonwah, D., 2017. Landscape-gradient assessment of thermokarst lake hydrology using water isotope tracers. Journal of Hydrology, 545: 327-338. DOI: 10.1016/j.jhydrol.2016.11.028.

Normandeau, A., Lajeunesse, P., Trottier, A.-P., Gagnon-Poiré, A., Pienitz, R., 2017. Sedimentation in isolated glaciomarine embayments during glacio-isostatically induced relative sea level fall (northern Champlain Sea basin). Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences, 54(10): 1049-1062. DOI: 10.1139/cjes-2017-0002.

Pienitz, R., Cournoyer, L., 2017. Circumpolar Diatom Database (CDD): a new database for use in paleolimnology and limnology. Journal of Paleolimnology, 57(2): 213-219. DOI: 10.1007/s10933-016-9932-0.

Viehberg, F., Pienitz, R., 2017. Trends in Ostracoda and Cladocera distribution and water chemistry in subarctic Canada: Churchill (Manitoba) lakes and ponds revisited. Journal of Limnology, 76(3): 451-468. DOI: 10.4081/jlimnol.2017.1578.

Winegardner, A.K., Salter, N., Aebischer, S., Pienitz, R., Derry, A.M., Wing, B., Beisner, B.E., Gregory-Eaves, I., 2017. Cladoceran diversity dynamics in lakes from a northern mining region: responses to multiple stressors characterized by alpha and beta diversity. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, 74(10): 1654-1667. DOI: 10.1139/cjfas-2016-0449.


Beaudoin, A., Pienitz, R., Francus, P., Zdanowicz, C., St-Onge, G., 2016. Palaeoenvironmental history of the last six centuries in the Nettilling Lake area (Baffin Island, Canada): A multi-proxy analysis. The Holocene, 26(11): 1835-1846. DOI: 10.1177/0959683616645937.

Chapligin, B., Narancic, B., Meyer, H., Pienitz, R., 2016. Paleo-environmental gateways in the eastern Canadian arctic – Recent isotope hydrology and diatom oxygen isotopes from Nettilling Lake, Baffin Island, Canada. Quaternary Science Reviews, 147: 379-390. DOI: 10.1016/j.quascirev.2016.03.028.

Coulombe, O., Bouchard, F., Pienitz, R., 2016. Coupling of sedimentological and limnological dynamics in subarctic thermokarst ponds in Northern Québec (Canada) on an interannual basis. Sedimentary Geology, 340: 15-24. DOI: 10.1016/j.sedgeo.2016.01.012.

Jacques, O., Bouchard, F., MacDonald, L.A., Hall, R., Wolfe, B.B., Pienitz, R., 2016. Distribution and diversity of diatom assemblages in surficial sediments of shallow lakes in Wapusk National Park (Manitoba, Canada) region of the Hudson Bay Lowlands. Ecology and Evolution, 6(13): 4526-4540. DOI: 10.1002/ece3.2179.

Narancic, B., Pienitz, R., Chapligin, B., Meyer, H., Francus, P., Guilbault, J.-P., 2016. Postglacial environmental succession of Nettilling Lake (Baffin Island, Canadian Arctic) inferred from biogeochemical and microfossil proxies. Quaternary Science Reviews, 147: 391-405. DOI: 10.1016/j.quascirev.2015.12.022.

Richerol, T., Fréchette, B., Rochon, A., Pienitz, R., 2016. Holocene climate history of the Nunatsiavut (northern Labrador, Canada) established from pollen and dinoflagellate cyst assemblages covering the past 7000 years. The Holocene, 25(1): 44-60. DOI: 10.1177/0959683615596823.

Tremblay, R., Pienitz, R., 2016. Interroger les diatomées pour mieux comprendre la santé des lacs du Québec. In Vivo, 36(2): 9-11.


Aebischer, S., Cloquet, C., Carignan, J., Maurice, C., Pienitz, R., 2015. Disruption of the geochemical metal cycle during mining: Multiple isotope studies of lake sediments from Schefferville, subarctic Québec. Chemical Geology, 412: 167-178. DOI: 10.1016/j.chemgeo.2015.07.028.

Desiage, P.-A., Lajeunesse, P., St-Onge, G., Normandeau, A., Ledoux, G., Guyard, H., Pienitz, R., 2015. Deglacial and postglacial evolution of the Pingualuit Crater Lake basin, northern Québec (Canada). Geomorphology, 248: 327-343. DOI: 10.1016/j.geomorph.2015.07.023.

Saulnier-Talbot, É., Larocque-Tobler, I., Gregory-Eaves, I., Pienitz, R., 2015. Response of lacustrine biota to Late Holocene climate and environmental conditions in northernmost Ungava (Canada). Arctic, 68(2): 153-168. DOI: 10.14430/arctic4487.

Tremblay, R., Pienitz, R., 2015. Caractéristiques limnologiques de 56 lacs du Québec méridional en lien avec l’état trophique. Revue des Sciences de l’eau, 28(2): 139-162. DOI: 10.7202/1032295ar.

Zimmermann, C., Jouve, G., Pienitz, R., Francus, P., Maidana, N.I, 2015. Late Glacial and Early Holocene cyclic changes in paleowind conditions and lake levels inferred from diatom assemblage shifts in Laguna Potrok Aike sediments (southern Patagonia, Argentina). Paleogeography, Paleoclimatology, Paleoecology 427: 20-31. DOI: 10.1016/j.palaeo.2015.03.006.


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.

Deshpande, B., Tremblay, R., Pienitz, R., Vincent, W.F., 2014. Sedimentary pigments as indicators of cyanobacterial dynamics in a hypereutrophic lake. Journal of Paleolimnology 52(3): 171-184. DOI: 10.1007/s10933-014-9785-3.

Guyard, H., St-Onge, G., Francus, P., Pienitz, R., Hausmann, S., 2014. Microfacies and microstructures of subglacial and deglacial sediments from the Pingualuit Crater Lake (Ungava Peninsula, Canada). Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences 51: 1084–1096. DOI: 10.1139/cjes-2014-0041.

Richerol, T., Pienitz, R., Rochon, A., 2014. Recent anthropogenic and climatic history of Nunatsiavut fjords (Labrador, Canada). Paleoceanography 29(9): 869-892. DOI: 10.1002/2014PA002624.

Tremblay, R., Pienitz, R., Legendre, P., 2014. Reconstructing phosphorus levels using models based on the modern diatom assemblages of 55 lakes in southern Québec. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 71: 887–914. DOI: 10.1139/cjfas-2013-0469.

Voit, A.C., Hebda, R.J., Racca, J.M.J., Pienitz, R., Walker, I.R., Raeder, U., Heinrichs, M.L., 2014. Post-glacial diatom-inferred aquatic changes in Sicamous Creek Lake, British Columbia, Canada. Revue des Sciences de l’eau 27(3): 233-256. DOI: 10.7202/1027808ar.


Bouchard, F., Pienitz, R., Ortiz, J.D., 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: 575-595. DOI: 10.1111/bor.12000.

Bouchard, F., Turner, K.W., MacDonald, L.A., Deakin, C., White, H., Farquharson, N., Medeiros, A.S., Wolfe, B.B., Hall, R., Pienitz, R. & Edwards, T.W.D., 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.

Luoto, T.P., Salonen, V.-P., Larocque-Tobler, I., Pienitz, R., Hausmann, S., Guyard, H., St-Onge, G., 2013. Pro- and postglacial invertebrate communities of Pingualuit Crater Lake, Nunavik (Canada),
and their paleoenvironmental implications. Freshwater Science 32(3): 951-963. DOI: 10.1899/12-178.1


Black, J.L., Edlund, M.B., Hausmann, S. & Pienitz, R. 2012. Small freshwater thalassiosiroid diatoms from Pleistocene sediments of Pingualuit Crater Lake, northern Québec (Canada), including description of Cyclotella pingualuitii sp. nov. Diatom Research 27(1): 53-63.

Gantner, N., Veillette, J., Michaud, W.K., Bajno, R., Muir, D.C., Vincent, W.F., Power, M., Dixon, B., Reist, J.D., Hausmann, S. & Pienitz, R. 2012. Physical and biological factors affecting mercury and perfluorinated contaminants in Arctic char (Salvelinus alpinus) of Pingualuit Crater Lake (Nunavik, Canada). Arctic 65(2): 195-206.

Labrecque, V., Nürnberg, G., Tremblay, R. & Pienitz, R. 2012. Internal phosphorus load assessment of Lake Nairne, Charlevoix, Quebec. Revue des Sciences de l’Eau 25(1): 77-93.

Richerol, T., Pienitz, R. & Rochon, A. 2012. Modern dinoflagellate cyst assemblages in surface sediments of Nunatsiavut fjords (Labrador, Canada). Marine Micropaleontology 88-89: 54-64.


Antoniades, D., Francus, P., Pienitz, R., St. Onge, G. & Vincent, W.F. 2011. Holocene dynamics of the Arctic’s largest ice shelf. PNAS 108(47): 18899-18904. DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1106378108.

Antoniades, D., Michelutti, N., Quinlan, R., Blais, J.M., Bonilla, S., Douglas, M.S.V., Pienitz, R., Smol, J.P. & Vincent, W.F. 2011. Cultural eutrophication, anoxia, and ecosystem recovery in Meretta Lake, High Arctic Canada. Limnology & Oceanography 56(2): 639-650.

Bhiry, N., Delwaide, A., Allard, M., Bégin, Y., Filion, L., Lavoie, M., Nozais, C., Payette, S., Pienitz, R., Saulnier-Talbot, É. & Vincent, W.F. 2011. Environmental change in the Great Whale River region, Hudson Bay: Five decades of multidisciplinary research by Centre d’études nordiques (CEN). Écoscience 18(3): 182-203.

Bouchard, F., Francus, P., Pienitz, R. & Laurion, I. 2011. Sedimentology and geochemistry of thermokarst ponds in discontinuous permafrost, subarctic Quebec, Canada. Journal of Geophysical Research – Biogeosciences 116: G00M04. DOI: 10.1029/2011JG001675.

Guyard, H., St-Onge, G., Pienitz, R., Francus, P., Clarke, G., Hausmann, S., Zolitschka, B., Salonen, V.-P., Lajeunesse, P., Ledoux, G., Lamothe, M. 2011. New insights into Late Pleistocene glacial and postglacial history of northernmost Ungava (Canada) from Pingualuit Crater Lake sediments. Quaternary Science Reviews 30: 3892-3907.

Hausmann, S., Larocque, I., Richard, P.J.H., Pienitz, R., St-Onge, G. & Fye, F. 2011. Diatom-inferred wind activity at Lac du Sommet, southern Québec, Canada: A multi-proxy paleoclimate reconstruction based on diatoms, chironomids and pollen for the past 9500 years. The Holocene 21(6): 925-938. DOI: 10.1177/0959683611400199.

Kirk, J.L., Muir, D.C.M., Antoniades, D., Douglas, M.S.V., Evans, M.S., Jackson, T.A., Kling, H., Lamoureux, S., Lim, D.S.S., Pienitz, R., Smol, J.P., Stewart, K., Wang, X. & Yang, F. 2011. Climate change and mercury accumulation in Canadian high and subarctic lakes. Environmental Science & Technology 45(3): 964-970.

Prowse, T., Alfredsen, K., Beltaos, S., Bonsal, B., Duguay, C., Korhola, A., McNamara, J., Pienitz, R., Vincent, W.F., Vuglinsky, V. & Weyhenmeyer, G.A. 2011. Past and future changes in arctic lake and river ice. AMBIO 40: 53-62; doi: 10.1007/s13280-011-0216-7.

Rosén, P., Vogel, H., Cunningham, L., Hahn, A., Hausmann, S., Pienitz, R., Zolitschka, B., Wagner, B. & Persson, P. 2011. Universally applicable model for the quantitative determination of lake sediment composition using Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy. Environmental Science & Technology 45: 8858-8865.

Rouillard, A., Rosén, P., Douglas, M.S.V., Pienitz, R. & Smol, J.P. 2011. A model for inferring dissolved organic carbon (DOC) in lakewater from visible near-infrared spectroscopy (VNIRS) measures in lake sediment. Journal of Paleolimnology 46: 187-202.

Watanabe, S., Laurion, I., Chokmani, K., Pienitz, R. & Vincent, W.F. 2011. Optical diversity of thaw ponds in discontinuous permafrost: A model system for water color analysis. Journal of Geophysical Research – Biogeosciences 116. DOI: 10.1029/2010JG001380.


Côté, G., Pienitz, R., Velle, G. & Wang, X. 2010. Impact of Geese on the Limnology of Lakes and Ponds from Bylot Island (Nunavut, Canada). International Review of Hydrobiology 95(2): 105-129.

Laurion, I., Vincent, W.F., MacIntyre, S., Retamal, L., Dupont, C., Francus, P. & Pienitz, R. 2010. Variability in greenhouse gas emissions from permafrost thaw ponds. Limnology & Oceanography 55(1): 115–133.

Saulnier-Talbot, É. & Pienitz, R. 2010. Postglacial chironomid assemblage succession in northernmost Ungava Peninsula, Canada. Journal of Quaternary Science 25(2): 203-213.


Antoniades, D., Veillette, J., Martineau, M.-J., Belzile, C., Tomkins, J., Pienitz, R., Lamoureux, S. & Vincent, W. F. 2009. Bacterial dominance of phototrophic communities in a High Arctic lake and its implications for paleoclimate analysis. Polar Science 3: 147-161.

Bahls, L., Potapova, M., Fallu, M.-A. & Pienitz, R. 2009. Aulacoseira canadensis and Aulacoseira crassipunctata (Bacillariophyta) in North America. Nova Hedwigia, Beiheft 135: 167-184.

Hausmann, S. & Pienitz, R. 2009. Seasonal water chemistry and diatom changes in six boreal lakes of the Laurentian Montains (Québec, Canada): impacts of climate and timber harvesting. Hydrobiologia 635: 1-14.

Hay, M.B., Calvert, S.E., Pienitz, R., Dallimore, A., Thomson, R.E. & Baumgartner, T.R. 2009. Geochemical and diatom signatures of bottom water renewal events in Effingham Inlet, British Columbia (Canada). Marine Geology 262: 50-61.

Laperrière, L., Pienitz, R., Fallu, M.-A., Hausmann, S. & Muir, D. 2009. Impacts de l’activité minière et des eaux usées sur la santé du lac Dauriat à Schefferveille: données paléolimnologiques. Le Naturaliste Canadien 133(2): 83-95.

Muir, D.C.G., Wang, X., Yang, F., Nguyen, N., Jackson, T.A., Evans, M.S., Douglas, M., Köck, G., Lamoureux, S., Pienitz, R., Smol, J.P., Vincent, W.F. & Dastooro, A. 2009. Spatial trends and historical deposition of mercury in Eastern and Northern Canada inferred from lake sediment cores. Environmental Science & Technology 43: 4802–4809.

Pienitz, R., Melles, M. & Zolitschka, B. 2009. Results of recent sediment drilling activities in deep crater lakes. PAGES news 17(3): 117-118.

Pienitz, R. & Lotter, A.F. 2009. Editorial: Advances in paleolimnology. PAGES news 17(3): 92-93.

Rolland, N., Larocque, I., Francus, P., Pienitz, R. & Laperrière, L. 2009. Evidence for a warmer period during the 12th and 13th centuries AD from chironomid assemblages in a Southampton Island, Nunavut, Canada. Quaternary Research 72: 27-37.

Saulnier-Talbot, É., Pienitz, R. & Stafford, T.W.Jr. 2009. Establishing Holocene sediment core chronologies for northern Ungava lakes, Canada, using humic acids (AMS 14C) and 210Pb. Quaternary Geochronology 4: 278-287.


Dallimore, A., Enkin, R.J., Pienitz, R., Southon J.R., Baker, J., Wrigth, C.A., Pedersen, T.F., Calvert, S.E., Ivanochko T., & Thomson, R.E. 2008. Postglacial evolution of a Pacific coastal fjord in British Columbia, Canada: interaction of sea-level change, crustal response, and environnemental fluctuations – result from MONA core and MD02-2494. Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences 45: 1345-1362.

Ellis, C.J., Rochefort, L., Gauthier, G. & Pienitz, R. 2008. Paleoecological evidence for transitions between contrasting landforms in a polygon-patterned high arctic wetland. Arctic, Antarctic and Alpine Research 40(4): 624-637.

Laperrière, L., Fallu, M.-A., Hausmann, S., Pienitz, R. & Muir, D. 2008. Paleolimnological evidence of mining and demographic impacts on Lac Dauriat, Schefferville (subarctic Québec, Canada). Journal of Paleolimnology 40: 309-324.

Richerol, T., Rochon, A., Blasco, S., Scott, D.B., Schell, T.M. & Bennett, R.J. 2008. Distribution of dinoflagellate cysts in surface sediments of the Mackenzie Shelf and Amundsen Gulf, Beaufort Sea (Canada). Journal of Marine Systems 74: 825-839.

Richerol, T., Rochon, A., Blasco, S., Scott, D.B., Schell, T.M. & Bennett, R.J. 2008. Evolution of paleo sea-surface conditions over the last 600 years in the Mackenzie Through, Beaufort Sea (Canada). Marine Micropaleontology 68: 6-20.

Rolland, N., Larocque, I., Francus, P., Pienitz, R. & Laperrière, L. 2008. Holocene climate inferred from biological (Diptera : Chironomidae) analyses in a Southampton island (Nunavut, Canada) lake. The Holocene 18(2): 229-241.


Hausmann, S. & Pienitz, R. 2007. Seasonal climate inferences from high-resolution modern diatom data along a climate gradient: A case study. Journal of Paleolimnology 38: 73-96.

Hay, M.B., Dallimore, A., Thomson, R.E., Calvert, S.E. & Pienitz, R. 2007. Diatom record of Late Holocene oceanography and climate along the West Coast of Vancouver Island, British Columbia (Canada). Quaternary Research 67: 33-49.

Racca, J.M.J, Racca, R., Pienitz, R. & Prairie, Y.T. 2007. PaleoNet: a new software for building, evaluating and applying neural network based transfer functions in paleoecology. Journal of Paleolimnology 38: 467-472.

Saulnier-Talbot, É., Leng, M.J. & Pienitz, R. 2007. Recent climate and stable isotopes in modern surface waters of northern Ungava Peninsula, Canada. Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences 44: 171-180.


Köster, D. & Pienitz, R. 2006. Late-Holocene environmental history of two New England ponds: natural dynamics versus human impacts. The Holocene 16(4): 519-532.

Köster, D. & Pienitz, R. 2006. Seasonal diatom variability and paleolimnological inferences- a case study. Journal of Paleolimnology 35: 395-416.

Larocque, I., Rolland, N. & Pienitz, R. 2006. Factors influencing the distribution of chironomids in lakes distributed along a latitudinal gradient in northwestern Québec, Canada. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 63: 1286-1297.

Lavoie, C., Pienitz, R. & Allard, M. 2006. Diatom flora of the Nastapoka River delta: an emerging coastal system on the eastern shore of Hudson Bay, subarctic Québec. Nova Hedwigia 83(1-2): 31-51.

Pienitz, R., Roberge, K. & Vincent, W.F. 2006. Three hundred years of human-induced change in an urban lake: paleolimnological analysis of Lac Saint-Augustin, Québec City, Canada. Canadian Journal of Botany 84(2): 303-320.


Antoniades, D., Douglas, M.S.V. & Smol, J.P. 2005. Diatom autecology and inference model development from the Canadian High Arctic Archipelago. Journal of Phycology 41: 30-45.

Antoniades, D., Douglas, M.S.V. & Smol, J.P. 2005. Quantitative estimates of recent environmental changes in the Canadian High Arctic inferred from diatoms in lake and pond sediments. Journal of Paleolimnology 33: 349-60.

Fallu, M.-A., Pienitz, R., Walker, I.R. & Lavoie, M. 2005. Paleolimnology of a shrub-tundra lake and response of aquatic and terrestrial indicators to climatic change in arctic Québec, Canada. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 215(3-4): 183-203.

Köster, D., Pienitz, R., Wolfe, B.B., Barry, S., Foster, D.R. & Dixit, S.S. 2005. Paleolimnological assessment of human-induced impacts on Walden Pond (Massachusetts, USA) using diatoms and stable isotopes. Journal of Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management 8(2): 117-131.

Smol, J.P., Wolfe, A.P., Birks, H.J.B., Douglas, M.S.V., Jones, V.J., Korhola, A., Pienitz, R., Rühland, K., Sorvari, S., Antoniades, D., Brooks, S.J., Fallu, M.-A., Hughes, M., Keatley, B.E., Laing, T., Michelutti, N., Nazarova, L., Nyman, M., Paterson, A.M., Perren, B., Quinlan, R., Rautio, M., Saulnier-Talbot, É., Siitonen, S., Solovieva, N. & Weckström, J. 2005. Climate-driven regime shifts in the biological communities of arctic lakes. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 102: 4397-4402.


Antoniades, D., Douglas, M.S.V. & Smol, J.P. 2004. Diatom species-environment relationships and inference models from Isachsen, Ellef Ringnes Island, Canadian High Arctic. Hydrobiologia 529: 1-18.

Fallu, M.-A., Pienitz, R., Walker, I.R. & Overpeck, J.T. 2004. AMS 14C dating of tundra lake sediments using chironomid head capsules. Journal of Paleolimnology 31(1): 11-22.

Köster, D., Racca, J.M.J. & Pienitz, R. 2004. Diatom-based inference models and reconstructions revisited: methods and transformations. Journal of Paleolimnology 32(3): 233-246.

Lavoie, I., Vincent, W.F., Pienitz, R. & Painchaud, J. 2004. Benthic algae as bioindicators of agricultural pollution in the streams and rivers of southern Québec (Canada). Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management 7(1): 43-58.

Molot, L.A., Keller, W., Leavitt, P.R, Robarts, R.D., Waiser, M.J., Arts, M.T., Clair, T.A., Pienitz, R., Yan, N.D., McNicol, D.K., Prairie, Y.T., Dillon, P.J., Macrae, M., Bello, R., Nordin, R.N. & Curtis, P.J. 2004. Risk analysis of dissolved organic matter-mediated ultraviolet B exposure in Canadian inland waters. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 61: 2511-2521.

Racca, J.M.J., Gregory-Eaves, I., Pienitz, R. & Prairie, Y. 2004. Tailoring palaeolimnological, diatom-based transfer functions. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 61: 1-15.


Antoniades, D., Douglas, M.S.V. & Smol, J.P. 2003. Comparative physical and chemical limnology of two Canadian High Arctic regions: Alert (Ellesmere Island, NU) and Mould Bay (Prince Patrick Island, NWT). Archiv für Hydrobiologie 158: 485-516.

Antoniades, D., Douglas, M.S.V. & Smol, J.P. 2003. The physical and chemical limnology of 24 ponds and one lake from Isachsen, Ellef Ringnes Island, Canadian High Arctic. International Review of Hydrobiology 88: 519-538.

Hay, M.B., Pienitz, R. & Thomson, R. 2003. Distribution of diatom surface sediment assemblages within Effingham Inlet, a temperate fjord on the west coast of Vancouver Island (Canada). Marine Micropaleontology 48: 291-320.

Lavoie, I., Vincent, W.F., Pienitz, R. & Painchaud, J. 2003. Effet du débit sur la dynamique temporelle des algues périphytiques dans une rivière influencée par les activités agricoles. Revue des Sciences de l’Eau 16: 55-77.

Leavitt, P.R., Cumming, B.F., Smol, J.P., Reasoner, M., Pienitz, R. & Hodgson, D.A. 2003. Climatic control of ultraviolet radiation effects on lakes. Limnology & Oceanography 48(5): 2062-2069.

Racca, J., Wild, M., Birks, H.J.B. & Prairie, Y.T. 2003. Separating wheat from chaff: Diatom taxon selection using an artificial neuron network pruning algorithm. Journal of Paleolimnology 29(1): 123-133.

Rühland, K.M., Smol, J.P. & Pienitz, R. 2003. Ecology and spatial distributions of surface-sediment diatoms from 77 lakes in the subarctic Canadian treeline region. Canadian Journal of Botany 81(1): 57-73.

Saulnier-Talbot, É., Pienitz, R. & Vincent, W.F. 2003. Holocene lake succession and palaeo-optics of a subarctic lake, northern Québec (Canada). The Holocene 13(4): 517-526.

Walker, I.R., Levesque, A.J., Pienitz, R. & Smol, J.P. 2003. Freshwater midges of the Yukon and adjacent Northwest Territories, Canada: a new tool for reconstructing Beringian paleoenvironments? Journal of the North American Benthological Society 22: 323-337.


Antoniades, D. & Douglas, M.S.V. 2002. Characterization of high arctic stream diatom assemblages from Cornwallis Island, Nunavut, Canada. Canadian Journal of Botany 80: 50-58.

Fallu, M.-A., Allaire, N. & Pienitz, R. 2002. Distribution of freshwater diatoms in 64 Labrador (Canada) lakes: species-environment relationships along latitudinal gradients and reconstruction models for water colour and alkalinity. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 59: 329-349.

Laing, T.E., Pienitz, R. & Payette, S. 2002. Evaluation of limnological responses to recent environmental change and caribou activity in the Rivière George region, northern Québec, Canada. Arctic, Antarctic, and Alpine Research 34(4): 454-464.

Ponader, K., Pienitz, R., Vincent, W.F. & Gajewski, K. 2002. Limnological conditions in a subarctic lake (northern Québec, Canada) during the late Holocene: Analyses based on fossil diatoms. Journal of Paleolimnology 27(3): 353-366.

Roberge, K., Pienitz, R. & Arsenault, S. 2002. Eutrophisation rapide du lac Saint-Augustin, Québec: étude paléolimnologique pour une reconstitution de la qualité de l’eau. Le Naturaliste Canadien 126(2): 68-82.


Gibson, J.A.E., Vincent, W.F. & Pienitz, R. 2001. Hydrologic control and diurnal photobleaching of CDOM in a subarctic lake. Archiv für Hydrobiologie 152(1): 143-159.

Racca, J.M.J., Philibert, A., Racca, R. & Prairie, Y. T. 2001. A comparison between diatom-pH-inference model using artificial neural networks (ANN), weighted averaging (WA) and weighted averaging partial least squares (WA-PLS) regressions. Journal of Paleolimnology 26: 411-422.

Lavoie, C., Zimmerman, C. & Pellerin, N. 2001.Peatland restoration in southern Québec (Canada): A paleoecological perspective. Ecoscience 8(2): 247-258.

Saulnier-Talbot, É. & Pienitz, R. 2001. Isolement post-glaciaire d’un bassin côtier près de Kuujjuarapik-Whapmagoostui, Hudsonie: une analyse biostratigraphique diatomifère. Géographie physique et Quaternaire 55(1): 63-74.

Swadling, K.M., Dartnall, H.J.G., Gibson, J.A.E., Saulnier-Talbot, É. & Vincent, W.F. 2001. Fossil rotifers and the early colonization of an Antarctic lake. Quaternary Research 55: 380-384.

Swadling, K.M., Gibson, J.A.E., Pienitz, R. & Vincent, W.F. 2001. Biogeography of copepods in lakes and ponds of subarctic Québec, Canada. Hydrobiologia 453454: 341-350.

Tremblay, R., Légaré, S., Pienitz, R., Vincent, W.F. & Hall, R.I. 2001. Paleolimnological analysis of trophic changes in lac Saint-Charles, a drinking water reservoir for the Québec urban community. Revue des Sciences de l’Eau 14(4): 489-510.

Zimmermann, C. & Lavoie, C. 2001. A paleoecological analysis of a southern permafrost peatland, Charlevoix, Québec. Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences 38: 909-919.


Campeau, S., Héquette, A. & Pienitz, R. 2000. Late Holocene diatom biostratigraphy and sea-level changes in the southeastern Beaufort Sea (Canada). Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences 37(1): 63-80.

Gibson, J.A.E., Vincent, W.F., Nieke, B. & Pienitz, R. 2000. Control of biological exposure to UV radiation in the Arctic Ocean: Comparisons of the roles of ozone and riverine dissolved organic matter. Arctic 53(4): 372-382.

Moser, K.A., Korhola, A., Weckström, J., Blom, T., Pienitz, R., Smol, J.P., Douglas, M.S.V. & Hay, M. 2000. Paleohydrology inferred from diatoms in northern latitude regions. Journal of Paleolimnology 24(1): 93-107.

Pienitz, R., Smol, J.P., Last, W.M., Leavitt, P.R. & Cumming, B.F. 2000. Multiproxy Holocene palaeoclimatic record from a saline lake in the Canadian Subarctic. The Holocene 10(6): 673-686.

Pienitz, R. & Vincent, W.F. 2000. Effect of climate change relative to ozone depletion on UV exposure in subarctic lakes. Nature 404: 484-487.

Swadling, K.M., Pienitz, R. & Nogrady, T. 2000. Zooplankton community composition of lakes in the Yukon and Northwest Territories (Canada): Relationship to physical and chemical limnology. Hydrobiologia 431: 211-224.

Vincent, W.F., Gibson, J.A.E., Pienitz, R., Villeneuve, V., Broady, P.A., Hamilton, P.B. & Howard-Williams, C. 2000. Ice shelf microbial ecosystems in the High Arctic and implications for life on Snowball Earth. Naturwissenschaften 87: 137-141.


Campeau, S., Pienitz, R. & Héquette, A. 1999. Diatoms as quantitative paleodepth indicators in coastal areas of the southeastern Beaufort Sea, Arctic Ocean. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 146: 67-97.

Fallu, M.-A. & Pienitz, R. 1999. Diatomées lacustres de Jamésie-Hudsonie (Québec) et modèle de reconstitution des concentrations de carbone organique dissous. Ecoscience 6(3): 603-620.

Laing, T.E., Pienitz, R. & Smol, J.P. 1999. Freshwater diatom assemblages from 23 lakes located near Norilsk, Siberia: A comparison with assemblages from other circumpolar treeline regions. Diatom Research 14(2): 285-305.

Pienitz, R., Smol, J.P. & MacDonald, G.M. 1999. Paleolimnological reconstruction of Holocene climatic trends from two boreal treeline lakes, Northwest Territories, Canada. Arctic, Antarctic, and Alpine Research 31(1): 82-93.


Campeau, S., Héquette, A. & Pienitz, R. 1998. Diatoms as indicators of coastal processes and sedimentary environments in the Canadian Arctic. Journal de Recherche Océanographique 23(4): 145-153.

Larsen, C.P.S., Pienitz, R., Smol, J.P., Moser, K.A., Cumming, B.F., Blais, J.M., MacDonald, G.M. & Hall, R.I. 1998. Relations between lake morphometry and the presence of laminated lake sediments: A re-examination of Larsen and MacDonald (1993). Quaternary Science Reviews 17: 711-717.

Vincent, W.F., Laurion, I. & Pienitz, R. 1998. Arctic and Antarctic lakes as optical indicators of global change. Annals of Glaciology 27: 691-696.

Villeneuve, V. & Pienitz, R. 1998. Composition diatomifère de quatre sources thermales au Canada, en Islande et au Japon. Diatom Research 13(1): 149-175.


Brown, K.M., Zeeb, B.A., Smol, J.P. & Pienitz, R. 1997. Taxonomic and ecological characterization of chrysophyte stomatocysts from northwestern Canada. Canadian Journal of Botany 75: 842-863.

Josenhans, H., Fedje, D.W., Pienitz, R. & Southon, J.R. 1997. Early humans and rapidly changing Holocene sea levels in the Queen Charlotte Islands – Hecate Strait, British Columbia, Canada. Science 277: 71-74.

Pienitz, R., Smol, J.P. & Lean, D.R.S. 1997. Physical and chemical limnology of 59 lakes located between the southern Yukon and the Tuktoyaktuk Peninsula, arctic Canada. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 54(2): 330-346.

Pienitz, R., Smol, J.P. & Lean, D.R.S. 1997. Physical and chemical limnology of 24 lakes located between Yellowknife and Contwoyto Lake (Northwest Territories), arctic Canada. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 54(2): 347-358.

Tang, E., Tremblay, R. & Vincent, W.F. 1997. Cyanobacterial dominance of polar freswater ecosystems: are high-latitude mat-formers adapted to low temperature? Journal of Phycology 33(2): 171-181.


Vincent, W.F. & Pienitz, R. 1996. Sensitivity of high latitude freshwater ecosystems to global change: temperature and solar ultraviolet radiation. GeoScience Canada 23(4): 231-236.


Pienitz, R., Douglas, M.S.V., Smol, J.P., Huttunen, P. & Meriläinen, J. 1995. Diatom, chrysophyte and protozoan distributions along a latitudinal transect in Fennoscandia. Ecography 18(4): 429-439.

Pienitz, R., Smol, J.P. & Birks, H.J.B. 1995. Assessment of freshwater diatoms as quantitative indicators of past climatic change in the Yukon and Northwest Territories, Canada. Journal of Paleolimnology 13(1): 21-49.

Smol, J.P., Cumming, B.F., Douglas, M.S.V. & Pienitz, R. 1995. Inferring past climatic changes in Canada using paleolimnological techniques. GeoScience Canada 21(3): 112-117.950

Veres, A., Pienitz, R. & Smol, J.P. 1995. Lakewater salinity and periphytic diatom succession in three subarctic lakes (Yukon Territory, Canada). Arctic 48(1): 63-70.


MacDonald, G.M., Edwards, T.W.D., Moser, K.A., Pienitz, R. & Smol, J.P. 1993. Rapid response of treeline vegetation and lakes to past climate warming. Nature 361: 243-246.

Pienitz, R. & Smol, J.P. 1993. Diatom assemblages and their relationship to environmental variables in lakes from the boreal forest – tundra ecotone near Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, Canada. Hydrobiologia 269/270: 391-404.


Pienitz, R., Walker, I., Zeeb, B.A., Smol, J.P. & Leavitt, P.R. 1992. Biomonitoring past salinity changes in an athalassic subarctic lake. International Journal of Salt Lake Research 1(2): 91-123.


Pienitz, R., Lortie, G. & Allard, M. 1991. Isolation of lacustrine basins and marine regression in the Kuujjuaq area (northern Québec), as inferred from diatom analysis. Géographie physique et Quaternaire 45(2): 155-174.