Département des sciences de l'environnement
Le corps professoral
Lévesque, Esther
Professeure
3417 Léon-Provancher
819 376-5011, poste 3351

Cours enseignés :
Automne 2018
  • BOT1003 - Taxonomie des plantes vasculaires
Hiver 2019
  • BOT1002 - Diversité du monde végétal

Formation :
  • Stage Postdoctoral sur l'écologie de la regénération de l'épinette noire à la limite de arbres, Centre d’Études Nordiques, Université Laval
  • Doctorat en écologie végétale, Department of Botany, University of Toronto

Thèse de doctorat

Lévesque, E. 1997.  Plant distribution and colonization in extreme polar deserts, Ellesmere Island, Canada. PhD Thesis, Dept. of Botany, University of Toronto.  331p.


Intérêts de recherche :

Quelques communications et publications :

Prix et distinctions :

Intérêts de recherche

  • Écologie végétale arctique
  • Interactions biotiques 
  • Perturbations
  • Interactions pergélisol-végétation-neige
  • Écologie des arbustes et petits fruits
  • Suivi environmental communautaire en milieu nordique (www.cen.ulaval.ca/avativut/)

Quelques publications 

Perreault, N., E. Lévesque, D. Fortier and L.J. Lamarque, 2015. Thermo-erosion gullies boost the transition from wet to mesic vegetation. Biogeosciences Discuss., 12, 12191-12228, doi:10.5194/bgd-12-12191-2015.

Myers-Smith, I.H. et al. 2015. Climate sensitivity of shrub growth across the tundra biome.  Nature Climate Change. july 2015 DOI 10.1038/NCLIMATE2697.

Doiron, M., G. Gauthier and E. Lévesque. 2015. Trophic mismatch and its effects on the growth of young in an Arctic herbivore.  Global Change Biology doi: 10.1111/gcb.13057.

Cuerrier, A., Brunet, N.D., Gérin-Lajoie, J., Downing, A. and Lévesque, E. 2015. The Study of Inuit Knowledge of Climate Change in Nunavik, Quebec: A Mixed Methods Approach. Hum Ecol DOI 10.1007/s10745-015-9750-4

Boulanger-Lapointe, N., Lévesque, E., Boudreau, S., Henry, G., Schmidt, N. 2014. Population structure and dynamics of Arctic willow (Salix arctica) in the High Arctic. Journal of Biogeography, 41: 1967-1978.

Doiron, M., G. Gauthier and E. Lévesque. 2014. Effects of experimental warming on nitrogen concentration and biomass of forage plants for an arctic herbivore.  J. of Ecology 102 : 508-517

Samson, G., J. Gérin-Lajoie, E. Lévesque, J.-F. Gagnon,.Y. Gauthier and A. Cuerrier, 2013. Le rapport aux savoirs en contexte inuit. Esprit Critique, 17 : 94-109. http://www.calameo.com/read/0009930031c89fc3f57ec

Henry, G.H.R., K.A. Harper, W. Chen, J.R. Deslippe, R.F. Grant, P.M. Lafleur, E. Lévesque, S.D. Siciliano, S.W. 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.

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.

Tremblay, B., E. Lévesque and S. Boudreau 2012. Recent expansion of erect shrubs in the Low Arctic: evidence from Eastern Nunavik. Environ. Res. Lett. 7 (035501) : 1-11.

Doiron, M., P. Legagneux, G. Gauthier and E. Lévesque 2013. Broad-scale satellite Normalized Difference Vegetation Index data predict plant biomass and peak date of nitrogen concentration in Arctic tundra vegetation. Applied Vegetation Science, 16 (2): 343-351.

Elmendorf, S. C. et al. 2012. Tundra vegetation change and recent climate warming : Is there evidence at the plot scale? Nature Climate Change 2: 453–457

Vincent, W.F., Fortier, D., Lévesque, E., Boulanger-Lapointe, N., Tremblay, B., Sarrazin, D., Antoniades, D., Mueller, D.R. 2011. Extreme ecosystems and geosystems in the Canadian High Arctic: Ward Hunt Island and vicinity. Ecoscience 18 (3): 236-261.

Myers-Smith, I. H. et al. 2011. Shrub expansion in tundra ecosystems: dynamics, impacts and research priorities. Environmental Research Letters 6: 045509.

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Département des Sciences de l'environnement
Pavillon : Léon-Provancher
Local : 3478
Téléphone : 819 376-5011 poste 3346
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