Limnology at the landscape level: Integrating Multiple Stressors and Scales
Session Organizer: Jerome Marty, Mohamed Mohamed
Date/Time: January 4, 13:20 – 17:10 & January 5, 11:00 – 15:00
Location: Salon E
Aquatic ecosystems are recognized as hotspots for ecosystem processes supported by a
Friday, January 4
13:20 - 13:40: Investigating Ecosystem Responses to Multiple Interacting Anthropogenic Stressors in McLaughlin Bay (Oshawa, Ontario)
Hoskin, G.N.*; Korosi, J.B.; Kirkwood, A.E.; Thienpont, J.R.
13:40 - 14:00: Diatom community assemblages are controlled by light availability in deep, low-DOC lakes in northeastern Ontario.
Gushulak, C.A.C., and Cumming, B.F.
14:00 - 14:20: The Response of Colonizing and Established Communities of Periphyton Across a Land-use Gradient in the Lake Simcoe Watershed.
MacKay, S.E.*, Kirkwood, A.E.
14:20 - 14:40: Flood-influenced lakes as archives of natural and anthropogenic trace metal deposition in the oil sands region: an approach to define pre-industrial baseline conditions.
Klemt, W.*; Hall, R.I.; Wolfe, B.B.
14:40 - 15:00: Landscape-scale drivers of nutrient concentrations in natural and artificial water bodies of the Northern Great Plains.
Finlay, K*; Webb, J.R.; Wissel, B.; Leavitt, P.R.; Baulch, H.M.; Simpson, G.L.; Haig, H.A; Hodder, K.R.
15:00 - 15:30: Nutrition Break (Ballroom 2-3)
15:30 - 15:50: Drivers of water quality changes in North American lakes over the past 40 years.
Mahdiyan, O.*, Molot, L., Sapna, S.
15:50 - 16:10: Differential impacts of climatic variability and land-use on the
Patoine, A.*; Karmakar, M.; Kurek, J.
16:10 - 16:30: Paleolimnological assessment of nutrient and predation controls on cladoceran abundance and composition in four small fisheries lakes, interior British Columbia.
Mushet, G. R.*; Laird, K. R.; Leavitt, P. R.; Cumming, B. F.
16:30 - 16:50: Fish growth rates and lake sulphate control mercury levels in Ninespine stickleback (Pungitius
Burke, S.M.*; Branfireun, B.A.; Laske, S.M.; Zimmerman, C.E.; Swanson, H.K.
16:50 - 17:10: Heavy rainfall and increased phosphorus concentrations drive early onset bloom in an Ontario reservoir.
Larsen, M.L.*; Venkiteswaran, J.J.; Baulch, H.M.; Simon, D.F. and Sauvé, S.
Saturday, January 5
11:00 - 11:20: Reconstructing cultural eutrophication in lake sediments using sterols.
Gallant, L.R.*; Kimpe, L.E.; Eickmeyer, D.C.; Blais, J.M.
11:20 - 11:40: Impact of Increased Thermokarst Activity on Polycyclic Aromatic Compound (PAC) Accumulation in Sediment of Lakes in the Hydrocarbon-Rich Uplands Adjacent to the Mackenzie Delta, NT, Canada.
Eickmeyer, D.C.*; Thienpont, J.R., Blais, J.M.
11:40 - 12:00: Multiscale drivers of phytoplankton communities and their species' traits.
Loewen, C.J.G.*; Vinebrooke, R.D.; Zurawell, R.W.
12:00 - 13:20: Lunch
13:20 - 13:40: Isoscapes and
13:40 - 14:00: Pan-Canadian picture of lakes contributions to the global
Kim, Jihyeon*; Prairie, Yves
14:00 - 14:20: Are the Great Lakes TOO great for using chironomids to reconstruct past changes in deepwater hypolimnetic oxygen? A cautionary tale from Lake Erie.
Quinlan, R.*; Perlov, D.A.; Reavie, E.D.
14:20 - 14:40: Long-term effects of wildfire in boreal headwater catchments on riparian-stream linkages: implications for forest management.
Musetta-Lambert, J.L.*; Muto, E.A.; Kreutzweiser, D.P.; Sibley, P.K.
14:40 - 15:00: Examining the long-term algal responses to metal contamination within the context of multiple environmental stressors: case studies of lakes around Yellowknife, NT.
Sivarajah, B.*, Perrett, M., Stewart, E.M., Korosi, J.B., Cheney, C.L., Thienpont, J.R., Kimpe, L.E., Blais, J.M., and Smol, J.P.