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Labaj, A.L., Jeziorski, A., Kurek, J., Bennett, J.R., Cumming, B.F., DeSellas, A.M., Korosi, J.B., Paterson, A.M., Sweetman, J.N., Thienpont, J.R., and Smol, J.P. (2021) Environmental drivers of cladoceran assemblages at a continental scale: a synthesis of Alaskan and Canadian datasets. Freshwater Biology, doi.org/10.1111/fwb.13689.

Perrett, M., Sivarajah, B., Cheney, C.L., Korosi, J.B., Kimpe, L., Blais, J.M., and Smol, J.P. (2021) Salinization and metal(loid) contamination by gold mine tailings from Consolidated Mine (Yellowknife, Canada) impact aquatic biota. Environmental Pollution, doi.org/10.1016/j.envpol.2021.116815.

Persaud, A.A., Cheney, C.L., Sivarajah, B., Blais, J.M., Smol, J.P., and Korosi, J.B. (2021) Regional changes in Cladocera (Branchiopoda, Crustacea) assemblages in subarctic (Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, Canada) lakes impacted by historic gold mining activities. Hydrobiologia, doi.org/10.1007/s10750-021-04534-9.

Hoskin, G.N., and Korosi, J.B. (2021) Long-term ecosystem change in two highly degraded Lake Ontario (Canada) coastal wetlands. Journal of Paleolimnology  65: 393-405.


Cheney, C.L., Eccles, K.M., Kimpe, L.E., Thienpont, J.R., Korosi, J.B., and Blais, J.M. (2020) Reconstructing the legacy of sediment-associated contaminants in lakes influenced by historic gold mining using a palaeotoxicity approach. Science of the Total Environment 718: 137308. 

Korosi, J.B., Thienpont, J.R., Eickmeyer, D.C., Kimpe, L.E., and Blais, J.M. (2020). A paleolimnological approach for interpreting Aquatic Effects Monitoring at the Diavik Diamond Mine (Lac de Gras, Northwest Territories, Canada). Lake and Reservoir Management 36: 297-313.


Saleem, A., Bell, M.A., Kimpe, L.E., Korosi, J.B., Arnason, J.T. and Blais, J.M., 2019. Identifying novel treeline biomarkers in lake sediments using an untargeted screening approach. Science of The Total Environment, 694, p.133684.

Thienpont, J.R., Perreault, J.T., Korosi, J.B., Pisaric, M.F. and Blais, J.M. (2019) Have natural lake expansion and landscape inundation resulted in mercury increases in flooded lakes of the Great Slave Lowlands (Northwest Territories, Canada)?. Journal of Paleolimnology, 61: 345-354.


Coleman, K.A., Palmer, M.J., Korosi, J.B., Thienpont, J.R., Blais, J.M. and Smol, J.P. (2019) Assessing long-term changes in aquatic ecosystems near a small conventional oil and gas operation in the Cameron Hills, southern Northwest Territories, Canada. Fundamental and Applied Limnology 192: 181-197.

Sivarajah, B., Korosi, J.B., Blais, J.M. and Smol, J.P. (2019) Multiple environmental variables influence diatom assemblages across an arsenic gradient in 33 subarctic lakes near abandoned gold mines. Hydrobiologia, 841: 133-151


Korosi, J.B., Griffiths, K., Smol, J.P. and Blais, J.M. (2018) Trends in historical mercury deposition inferred from lake sediment cores across a climate gradient in the Canadian High Arctic. Environmental Pollution 241: 459-467.

Harner, T., Rauert, C., Muir, D., et al. (2018) Air Synthesis Review: Polycyclic Aromatic Compounds in the Oil Sands Region. Environmental Reviews,  26: 430-468

Korosi, J.B., Thienpont, J.R., Blais, J.M., and Smol, J.P. (2017) Paleo-ecotoxicology: what can lake sediments tell us about ecosystem responses to environmental pollutants? Environmental Science & Technology 51:  9446–9457.

Korosi, J.B., Thienpont, J.R., Smol, J.P., and Blais, J.M. (2017) Paleolimnology can provide the missing long-term perspective in ecotoxicology research. Integrated Environmental Assessment and Management 13(5). DOI: 10.1002/ieam.1935

Thienpont, J.R., Desjardins, C.M., Kimpe, L.E., Korosi, J.B., Kokelj, S.V., Palmer, M.J., Muir, D.C.G., Kirk, J.L., Smol, J.P., and Blais, J.M. (2017) Comparative histories of polycyclic aromatic compound accumulation in lake sediments near petroleum operations in western Canada. Environmental Pollution 231: 13-21.

Korosi JB*, Thienpont JR*, Pisaric MFJ, deMontigny P, Perreault JT, McDonald J, Simpson MJ, Armstrong T, Kokelj SV, Smol JP, Blais JM. (2017) Broad-scale lake expansion and flooding inundates critical wood bison habitat. Nature Communications doi: 10.1038/NCOMMS14510

*authors contributed equally to this work and are listed alphabetically

Bouchard, F., MacDonald, L.A., Turner, K.W., Thienpont, J.R., Medeiros, A.S., Biskaborn, B.K., Korosi, J.B., Hall, R.I., Pienitz, R., and Wolfe, B.B. Paleolimnology of thermokarst lakes: a window into permafrost landscape evolution. Arctic Science 3: 91-117.  


Korosi JB, Cooke CA, Eickmeyer DC, Kimpe LE, Blais JM. (2016) In-situ bitumen extraction associated with increased petrogenic polycyclic aromatic compounds in lake sediments from the Cold Lake heavy oil fields (Alberta, Canada). Environmental Pollution 218: 915-922.

Thienpont JR, Korosi JB, Hargan KE, Williams T, Eickmeyer D, Kimpe LE, Palmer MJ, Smol JP, Blais JM. (2016) Multi-trophic level response to extreme metal contamination from gold mining in a subarctic lake.  Proceedings of the Royal Society Biological 283: 20161125.

Korosi JB, Eickmeyer DC, Chin KS, Palmer MJ, Kimpe LE, Blais JM (2016) Examining spatial patterns in polycyclic aromatic compounds measured in stream macroinvertebrates near a small subarctic oil and gas operation. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment 188: 189 (doi: 10.1007/s10661-016-5175-9)


Korosi, J.B., Eickmeyer, D.C., Thienpont, J.R., Palmer, M.J., Kimpe, L.E., and Blais, J.M. (2016) Assessing the contribution of combustion-derived contaminants to a remote subarctic environment from traffic on the Tibbitt to Contwoyto winter road (Northwest Territories, Canada). Science of the Total Environment 553: 96-106.


Labaj, A.L., Korosi, J.B., Kurek, J., Jeziorski, A., Keller W.B., and Smol, J.P. (2016) The responses of Bosmina size structure to the acidification and subsequent recovery of lakes near Sudbury, Canada. Journal of Limnology 75: 22-29.


Stewart, E., Coleman, K.A., Korosi, J.B., Thienpont, J.R., Palmer, M.J., Blais, J.M., and Smol, J.P. (2015) Assessing environmental stressors on a commercial walleye fishery from a large northern ecosystem (Tathlina Lake) using water chemistry and paleolimnology. Journal of Great Lakes Research 42: 217-222.

Korosi, J.B., McDonald, J., Coleman, K.A., Palmer, M.J., Smol, J.P, Simpson, M.J., and Blais, J.M. (2015) Long-term changes in organic matter and mercury transport to lakes in the sporadic discontinuous permafrost zone related to peat subsidence. Limnology & Oceanography 60: 1550-1561.


Korosi JB, Chen W, Blais JM (2015) Organic pollutants in lake and coastal sediment archives. In: Blais JM, Rosen MR, Smol JP [eds] Environmental Contaminants: Using Natural Archives to Track Sources and Long-Term Trends of Pollution. Springer, Dordrecht, pp 161-185


Thienpont, J.R., Korosi, J.B., Cheng, E.S., Deasley, K., Pisaric, M.F.J., Smol, J.P. (2015) Recent climate warming favours more specialized cladoceran taxa in western Canadian Arctic lakes. Journal of Biogeography 42: 1553–1565.


Coleman, K.A., Palmer, M.J., Korosi, J.B., Kokelj, S.V., Jackson, K., Hargan, K., Courtney Mustaphi, C., Thienpont, J.R., Kimpe, L.E., Blais, J.M., Pisaric, M.F.J., and Smol, J.P. (2015) Tracking the impacts of recent warming and thaw of permafrost peatlands on aquatic ecosystems: a multi-proxy approach using remote sensing and lake sediments. Boreal Environment Research 20: 363–377.


Jeziorski, A., Tanentzap, A.J., Yan, N.D., Paterson, A.M., Palmer, M.E., Korosi, J.B., Rusak, J.A., Arts, M.T., Keller, W., Ingram, R., Cairns A., and Smol, J.P. (2015) The jellification of north temperate lakes. Proceedings of the Royal Society Biological 282: 20142449.   


Nevalainen, L., Ketola, M., Korosi, J.B., Manca, M., Kurmayer, R., Koinig, K.A., Psenner, R., and Luoto, T.P. (2014) Zooplankton (Cladocera) species turnover and long-term decline of Daphnia in two high mountain lakes in the Austrian Alps. Hydrobiologia 722: 75-91.


Thienpont, J.R., Kokelj, S.V., Korosi, J.B., Cheng, E.S., Desjardins, C., Kimpe, L., Blais, J.M., Pisaric, M.F.J., and Smol, J.P. (2013) Exploratory hydrocarbon drilling impacts to Arctic lake ecosystems. PLOS ONE 8: e78875.


Korosi, J.B., Irvine, G., Skierszkan, E.K., Doyle, J.R., Kimpe, L.E., Janvier, J., and Blais, J.M. (2013) Localized enrichment of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in soil, spruce needles, and lake sediments linked to in-situ bitumen extraction near Cold Lake, Alberta. Environmental Pollution 182: 307-315. 


Korosi, J.B., Kurek, J., and Smol, J.P. (2013) A review on utilizing Bosmina size structure archived in lake sediments to infer historic shifts in predation regimes. Journal of Plankton Research 35: 444-460.


Korosi, J.B, Ginn, B.K., Cumming, B.F., and Smol, J.P. (2013) Establishing past environmental conditions and tracking long-term environmental change in the Canadian Maritime provinces using lake sediments. Environmental Reviews 21: 15-27.


Korosi, J.B., and Smol, J.P. (2012) Contrasts between dystrophic and clearwater lakes in the long-term effects of acidification on cladoceran assemblages. Freshwater Biology 57: 2449-2464.


Korosi, J.B., and Smol, J.P. (2012) An illustrated guide to the identification of cladoceran subfossils from lake sediments in northeastern North America: Part 1 - the Daphniidae, Leptodoridae, Bosminidae, Polyphemidae, Holopedidae, Sididae, and Macrothricidae. Journal of Paleolimnology 48: 571-586.


Korosi, J.B., and Smol, J.P. (2012) An illustrated guide to the identification of cladoceran subfossils from lake sediments in northeastern North America: Part 2 – the Chydoridae. Journal of Paleolimnology 48: 587-622.


Korosi, J.B., and Smol, J.P. (2012) Examining the effects of climate change, acidic deposition, and copper sulphate poisoning on long-term changes in cladoceran assemblages. Aquatic Sciences 74: 781-792.


Deasley, K., Korosi, J.B., Thienpont, J.R., Kokelj, S.V., Pisaric, M.F.J., and Smol, J.P. (2012)  Investigating the response of Cladocera to a major saltwater intrusion event in an Arctic lake from the outer Mackenzie Delta (NT, Canada). Journal of Paleolimnology 48: 287-296.


Korosi, J.B., Burke, S.M., Thienpont, J.R., and Smol, J.P. (2012) Anomalous rise in algal production linked to lakewater calcium decline through food web interactions. Proceedings of the Royal Society Biological 279: 1210-1217.


Korosi, J.B. and Smol, J.P. (2012) A comparison of present-day and pre-industrial cladoceran assemblages from soft-water Nova Scotia (Canada) lakes with different regional acidification histories. Journal of Paleolimnology 47: 43-54.

2011 and earlier

Korosi, J.B., Jeziorski, A., and Smol, J.P. (2011) Using morphological characters of subfossil daphniid postabdominal claws to improve taxonomic resolution within species complexes. Hydrobiologia 676: 117-128.


Korosi, J.B., and Smol, J.P. (2011) Distribution of cladoceran assemblages across environmental gradients in Nova Scotia (Canada) lakes. Hydrobiologia 663: 83-99.


Kurek, J., Korosi, J.B., Jeziorski, A., and Smol, J.P. (2010) Establishing reliable minimum count sizes for cladoceran subfossils sampled from lake sediments. Journal of Paleolimnology 44: 603-612.


Korosi, J.B., Paterson, A.M., DeSellas, A.M., and Smol, J.P. (2010) Comparison of present-day and pre-industrial changes in Bosmina and Daphnia size structure from soft-water Ontario lakes. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 67: 754-762.


Korosi, J.B., Paterson, A.M., DeSellas, A.M., and Smol, J.P. (2008) Linking mean body size of pelagic Cladocera to environmental variables in Precambrian Shield lakes: a paleolimnological approach. Journal of Limnology 67: 22-34.