Groupe de recherche interuniversitaire en limnologie et en environnement aquatique

Regular Members

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Marc Amyot
Professor
Département de sciences biologiques
  • Université de Montréal

Interests: Biogeochemistry; contaminant transfer in water, snow, air, soil and food webs; Metal cycling

Bernard Angers
Associate Professor
Département de sciences biologiques
  • Université de Montréal

Interests: Population genetics; Molecular evolution; Epigenetics; Asexuality; Phenotypic plasticity; Landscape genetics

Dermot Antoniades
Associate Professor
Département de géographie
  • Université Laval

Interests: Impacts of environmental change on freshwater ecosystems; Water quality; Diatoms; Polar ecosystems; Eutrophication of lakes; Paleoecology; Northern studies; Limnology; Paleolimnology; Biogeography of northern ecosystems

Ali A. Assani
Professor
Département des Sciences de l'environnement
  • Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières

Interests: Climatology; Hydrology; Fluvial geomorphology; Fluvial dynamic; Environmental impacts of hydroelectric dams; Climate changes in Canada and in République Démocratique du Congo

Beatrix Beisner
Professor
Département des sciences biologiques
  • Université du Québec à Montréal

Interests: biodiversity; competition; ecology of populations and communities; plankton; food webs; functional traits, mixotrophy; stability; metacommunities

Elena M. Bennett
Associate Professor
Department of Natural Resource Sciences
  • Université McGill

Interests: Nutrient cycling; Phosphorus; Eutrophication; Historical ecology; Ecosystem services; Landscape ecology

Normand Bergeron
Professor
Centre Eau Terre Environnement
  • Institut national de la recherche scientifique

Interests: Geomorphology and hydrology

Andrea Bertolo
Professor
Département des Sciences de l'environnement
  • Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières

Interests: Community ecology; Food web ecology; Limnology; Predation

Sandra Ann Binning
Assistant Professor
Département des sciences biologiques
  • Université de Montréal

Interests: impact of different environmental stressors (low oxygen, parasites, waves and fluctuating water flow, high salinity, etc.) on the morphology, physiology and behaviour of fish and other aquatic organisms

Pascale Biron
Professor
Département de géographie, urbanisme et environnement
  • Université Concordia

Interests: Rivers; hydro-geomorphology; Fish habitat; River restoration; Numerical modelling; Geographical Information Systems (GIS)

Daniel Boisclair
Professor
Département de sciences biologiques
  • Université de Montréal

Interests: Bioenergetic; Fish; Population and community ecology

Frédéric Bouchard
Département de géomatique appliquée
  • Université de Sherbrooke
Sophie Breton
Assistant Professor
Département de sciences biologiques
  • Université de Montréal

Interests: Comparative genomics; Doubly Uniparental Inheritance of mtDNA; Evolutionary physiology; Mitochondria; Mito-nuclear interactions; Molecular evolution; Speciation

Gilbert Cabana
Professor
Département des Sciences de l'environnement
  • Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières

Interests: Biogeochemistry; Food web dynamic

Stéphane Campeau
Professor
Département des Sciences de l'environnement
  • Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières

Interests: Biomonitoring; Bioindicators; Taxonomy, ecology and biogeography of Diatoms; Eutrophication; Aquatic ecosystems integrity; Integrated water management at the watershed level; Rivers restoration; Beneficial management practices in agricultural land

Jeffrey Cardille
Associate Professor
Department of Natural Resource Sciences
  • Université McGill

Interests: Landscape ecology; Ecosystem modelling at regional scale; Land management; Climate changes; Geographic Information System (GIS); Remote sensing; Spatial analysis; Global environmental changes

Karem Chokmani
Professor
Centre Eau Terre Environnement
  • Institut national de la recherche scientifique

Interests: Remote sensing; Statistical hydrology; Geomatics; Temporal variability of water resources; Cryosphere; Electromagnetic radiation; Freshwater (liquid, snow, ice); Northern hydrology

Jérôme Comte
Assistant Professor
Centre Eau Terre Environnement
  • Institut national de la recherche scientifique

Interests: microbial ecology; microbial diversity and function; ecosystem functioning; microbial biogeography; physiology of unicellular organisms; climate change

Raoul-Marie Couture
Associate Professor
Département de chimie
  • Université Laval

Interests: Environmental and aquatic geochemistry; Internal Phosphorus Loading, Water quality modelling; Fate and speciation of contaminant metals and metalloids; Coupled biogeochemical cycles in lakes and lake sediments

Melania E. Cristescu
Associate Professor
Department of biology
  • Université McGill

Interests: Aquatic invertebrates; Conservation genetics; Ecological genetics; Evolutionary genomics; Population genetics

Paul del Giorgio
Professor
Département des sciences biologiques
  • Université du Québec à Montréal

Interests: Greenhouse gas; Microbiology; Nutrient, carbon and mercury cycling

Alison M. Derry
Assistant Professor
Département des sciences biologiques
  • Université du Québec à Montréal

Interests: Aquatic community ecology; Biodiversity; Freshwater; Contemporary evolution; Ecosystem function; Eco-evolutionary interactions; Zooplankton

Dylan J. Fraser
Associate Professor
Department of Biology
  • Université Concordia

Interests: Biodiversity conservation; Molecular ecology; Quantitative genetics; Evolutionary ecology; Salmon; Trout; Freshwater biology

Vincent Fugère
Assistant Professor
Département des sciences de l'environnement
  • Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières

Interests: Biodiversity science; Community ecology; Contemporary evolution; Freshwater ecosystems; Experimental ecology and evolution; Statistical modelling; Global change and multiple stressors; Fish; Benthic invertebrates.

Gregor Fussmann
Professor
Department of Biology
  • Université McGill

Interests: Community ecology; Evolutionary ecology; Experimental ecology; Host-parasite dynamics; Mesocosms; Microcosms; Plankton; Population dynamics; Theoretical ecology

Michelle Garneau
Professor
Département de géographie
  • Université du Québec à Montréal

Interests: peatland ecology, paleoecology, paleoclimatology, climate change, carbon cycle, geomorphology

Catherine Girard
Professor
Département des sciences fondamentales
  • Université du Québec à Chicoutimi

Interests: Arctic studies; Microbial ecology; Human health; Ecosystem health; Virology; Microbiomes; Next-generation sequencing

Irene Gregory-Eaves
Associate Professor
Department of biology
  • Université McGill

Interests: Global change; Paleolimnology; Food webs

Guillaume Grosbois
Associate Professor
Institut de recherche sur les forêts (IRF)
  • Université du Québec en Abitibi-Témiscamingue

Interests: aquatic sciences; limnology; arctic and boreal ecosystems

François Guillemette
Assistant Professor
Département des sciences de l'environnement
  • Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières

Interests: Aquatic microbial ecology; Carbon biogoechimistry; Metabolomics; Environmental chemistry; Anthropogenic pressures; Isotopy

Éric Harvey
Assistant Professor
Département des sciences de l'environnement
  • Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières

Interests: Community ecology; Metacommunity; Metaecosystem, Biodiversity, Ecosystem functioning, Habitat fragmentation

Andrew Hendry
Professor
Department of Biology & Redpath Museum
  • Université McGill

Interests: Adaptive radiation; Contemporary evolution; Darwin's finch; Ecological speciation; Gene flow; Guppy; Natural selection; Salmon; Stickleback

Yannick Huot
Associate Professor
Département de géomatique appliquée
  • Université de Sherbrooke

Interests: Biological oceanography; Ocean optics; Phytoplankton; Ocean color; Remote sensing; Chlorophyll fluorescence; Sun-induced fluorescence; Primary productivity; Photosynthesis; Limnology; Autonomous observations

Philippe Juneau
Professor
Département de sciences biologiques
  • Université du Québec à Montréal

Interests: Aquatic ecotoxicology; Impact of environmental factors on algae; Cyanobacteria and zooplankton; Cyanobacteria proliferation; Cyanotoxin production; Photosynthesis and plant physiology

Jay Lacey
Associate Professor
Département de génie civil
  • Université de Sherbrooke

Interests: River engineering; Environmental fluid mechanics; Flow-biota interactions; Turbulence in open channels; Sediment transport; Hydrodynamic modeling; River restoration; Fish habitat

Jean-François Lapierre
Associate Professor
Département de sciences biologiques
  • Université de Montréal

Interests: Aquatic carbon cycle; Landscape limnology; Data-intensive ecology; Terrestrial-aquatic linkages; Broad-scale limnology; Greenhouse gases; Dissolved organic matter; Global change

Marie Larocque
Professor
Département des sciences de la Terre et de l'atmosphère
  • Université du Québec à Montréal

Interests: Hydroecology; Groundwater; Surface water; Wetlands; Climate change; Anthropogenic impacts

Isabelle Laurion
Assistant Professor
Centre Eau Terre Environnement
  • Institut national de la recherche scientifique

Interests: Biooptics; Solar radiation (UV- VIS); Dissolved organic matter; Carbon cycling; Cyanobacteria; Microbial food web; Microbial ecology and diversity; Greenhouse gas; Methanogeny and methanotrophy; Ecophysiology; Nordic and alpine ecosystems; Thaw ponds

Claude Lavoie
Professor
École supérieure d'aménagement du territoire et de développement régional
  • Université Laval

Interests: Eurasian watermilfoil; herbarium; invasive plant; Japanese knotweed; lake; rivier; road ecology;

Isabelle Lavoie
Assistant Professor
Centre Eau Terre Environnement
  • Institut national de la recherche scientifique

Interests: Diatoms assemblages; Biofilms; Lotic ecosystems; Rivers; Fatty acids; Herbicides; Metals; Primary consumers; Eutrophication

Cassandre Lazar
Assistant Professor
Département des sciences biologiques
  • Université du Québec à Montréal

Interests: Microbial Ecology; Aquatic Ecosystems; Genomics; Metagenomics; Stable Isotopes Probing

Pierre Legendre
Professor
Département de sciences biologiques
  • Université de Montréal

Interests: Community ecology; Numerical ecology; Quantitative ecology; Statistical ecology; Quantitative methods in phylogenetics; Multi-scale methods of spatial analysis

Pierre Magnan
Professor Emeritus
Département des Sciences de l'environnement
  • Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières

Interests: Climate change; Foraging behaviour; Population dynamic; Aquatic ecology; Community ecology; Evolutive ecology; Ecomorphology; Habitat selection; Life strategy

Roxane Maranger
Professor
Département de sciences biologiques
  • Université de Montréal

Interests: Denitrification; Nitrogen fixation; Nitrogen cycling; Carbon cycling; Respiration; Bacterial metabolism; Cyanobacteria; Ecosystem function; Nitrous oxide (N2O); Land use; Invasive species

Bernadette Pinel-Alloul
Professor Emeritus
Département de sciences biologiques
  • Université de Montréal

Interests: Plankton ecology; Zooplankton community; Microbial ecology; Environmental modelling; Biodiversity; Size structure; Spatial heterogeneity; Aquatic ecotoxicology; Metal bioaccumulation; Biomarkers; Bioindicators

Dolores Planas
Professor Emeritus
Département des sciences biologiques
  • Université du Québec à Montréal

Interests: Physical and biological interactions in lakes; Boundary layer; Ressources; Primary producers; Algal growth at the interfaces; Food-web; Biodiversity; Climate change; Light; Nutrients

Yves Prairie
Professor
Département des sciences biologiques
  • Université du Québec à Montréal

Interests: Gas exchanges; Carbon; Carbon biogeochemistry; Sedimentation; Transformation; Turbulence; Energy balance; Carbon balance; Methane; Carbone dioxide

Raphaël Proulx
Professor
Département des Sciences de l'environnement
  • Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières

Interests: Landscape (riverscape) ecology; Plant ecology; Biodiversity ecosystem function relationships; Ecological integrity indicators; Real-time ecosystem monitoring; Complex systems; Dynamical systems; Structural complexity in natural images; Recurrence plots; Phenotypic integration; Statistical modeling; Stochastic simulations

Milla Rautio
Professor
Département des sciences fondamentales
  • Université du Québec à Chicoutimi

Interests: Arctic and boreal lakes; Lake-catchment coupling; Dissolved organic carbon; Zooplankton; Carbon cycles; Stable isotopes; Fatty acids; Pigments; Microbial processes; Optics; UV radiation; Winter

Anthony Ricciardi
Professor
Redpath Museum & McGill School of Environment
  • Université McGill

Interests: Invasive species; Food webs; Freshwater biodiversity; Invertebrate biology; Fish ecology

Marco A. Rodríguez
Professor
Département des Sciences de l'environnement
  • Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières

Interests: Population and community ecology; Quantitative ecology; Fish; Tropical biology; Communities; Aquatic ecology; Behavioural ecology; Quantitative ecology; Habitat; Capture/mark/recapture; Movement

Maikel Rosabal
Professor
Département des sciences biologiques
  • Université du Québec à Montréal

Interests: Subcellular fractionation of inorganic contaminants; Molecular, biochemical and physiological mechanisms of action of trace elements; Biomarkers of exposure and toxicity; Metal-protein interactions; Antagonistic/synergistic effects of trace elements; Hyphenated techniques; Environmental metallomics

Sébastien Sauvé
Professor
Département de chimie
  • Université de Montréal

Interests: Chemical composition; Drinking water; Wastewater; Chemical pollutants; Treatment of urban sewage, industrial and agricultural

Julie Talbot
Associate Professor
Département de géographie
  • Université de Montréal

Interests: Wetlands; Nutrients; Ecosystem services; Biogeochemistry; Modelization; Biogeography; Climatic changes; Paleoecology

Katrine Turgeon
Assistant Professor
Département des sciences naturelles
  • Université du Québec en Outaouais

Interests: fisheries; regulated reservoirs and ecosystems; aquatic ecology; biodiversity; landscape ecology; population ecology; biostatistics

David A. Walsh
Associate Professor
Department of Biology
  • Université Concordia

Interests: Microbial ecology and evolution; Microbial metabolism; Microbial oceanography; Genomics; Metagenomics; Marine hypoxia; Climate change