Canada is a land of lakes

The Canadian landscape has an abundance of lakes, both large and small, that are under pressure from multiple stressors related to urbanization, resource extraction, and climate change. A long-term perspective is needed to understand the implications of multiple stressors on lake ecosystem functioning, but direct observational monitoring records are rarely available for this purpose. We use lake sediment cores (the field of paleolimnology) to indirectly infer past environmental conditions and trajectories of lake ecosystem change, with a geographical focus in southern Ontario and the Northwest Territories.    

Congratulations and welcome Sorin-Alexandru Gruia!
Sorin was awarded an NSERC USRA to reconstruct marine influence on Iqallukvik Lake, Tuktoyaktuk, Northwest  Territories
May 1, 2019
Summer fieldwork season is here!
This year, lab members will be collecting water and sediment samples from lakes throughout the Northwest Territories. See our Research page for information on ongoing projects!
June 1, 2019
Congratulations and welcome Emily Stewart!
Emily joins us as a postdoctoral fellow, having been awarded the W. Garfield Weston Postdoctoral Fellowship for Northern Research. We're happy to have you!
July 3, 2019

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