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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. Examining the effects of climate change, acidic deposition, and copper sulphate poisoning on long-term changes in cladoceran assemblages. Aquatic Sciences 74: 781-792.

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.

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.  Contrasts between dystrophic and clearwater lakes in the long-term effects of acidification on cladoceran assemblages.  Freshwater Biology 57: 2449-2464.

Korosi, J.B., Burke, S.M., Thienpont, J.R., and Smol, J.P. 2012. Lakewater calcium decline linked to an anomalous rise in algal production through food web interactions. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 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.

Korosi, J.B., and Smol, J.P. 2011. Examining patterns in the distribution of cladoceran assemblage and size structure in Nova Scotia Canada. Hydrobiologia 663: 83-99.

Kurek, J., Lawlor, L., Cumming, B.F., and Smol, J.P. 2012. Long-term oxygen conditions assessed using chironomid assemblages in brook trout lakes from Nova Scotia, Canada. Lake and Reservoir Management 28: 177-188.

Ginn, B.K., Rate, M., Cumming, B.F., and Smol, J.P. 2010. Ecological distribution of scaled-chrysophyte assemblages from the sediments of 54 lakes in Nova Scotia and southern New Brunswick, Canada. J. Paleolimnology 43: 293-308.

Soliman, C., Dillon, P.J., Aherne, J., and Lasenby, D. 2009. Predicting oxygen profiles in Nova Scotia brook trout lakes using the Lakeshore Capacity Model: considerations for brook trout habitat, remediation and future development. Verhandlungen Internationale Vereingung für Theoretische und Angewandte Limnologie 30: 1137-1140.

Jeziorski, A., Yan, N.D., Paterson, A.M., DeSellas, A.M., Turner, M.A., Jeffries, D.S., Keller, W., Weeber, R.C., McNicol, D.K., Palmer, M.E., McIver, K., Arseneau, K., Ginn, B.K., Cumming, B.F., and Smol, J.P. 2008. The widespread threat of calcium decline in fresh waters. Science 322: 1374-1377.

Ginn, B.K., Grace, L., Cumming, B.F. and Smol, J.P. 2008. Tracking anthropogenic- and climatic-related environmental changes in the remaining habitat lakes of the endangered Atlantic whitefish (Coregonus huntsmani) using paleolimnological techniques. Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems 18: 1217-1286.

Gerber, A.M., Ginn, B.K., Whitfield, C.J., Dillon, P.J., Cumming, B.F., and Smol, J.P. 2008. Glasgow Lake: an early warning sentinel of lake acidification in Cape Breton Highlands National Park (Nova Scotia, Canada). Hydrobiologia 614: 299-307.

Thienpont, J.R., Ginn, B.K., Cumming B.F., and Smol, J.P. 2008. Assessing environmental changes in cottage lakes form Kings County (Nova Scotia, Canada) using paleolimnological techniques. Water Quality Research Journal of Canada. 43: 85-98.

Ginn, B.K., Cumming B.F., and Smol, J.P. 2008. Tracking water quality changes related to human activities in Cape Berton Highlands National Park (Novia Scotia, Canada) using paleolimnological techniques. Verhandlungen Internationale Vereingung für Theoretische und Angewandte Limnologie 30: 242-246.

Tropea, A.E., Ginn, B.K. Cumming, B.F., and Smol, J.P. 2007. Environmental changes in the Halifax municipal water supply (Pockwock Lake) related to acidic deposition. Lake and Reservoir Management 23: 279-286.

Ginn, B.K., Cumming, B.F., and Smol, J.P. 2007. Assessing pH changes since pre-industrial times in 51 low-alkalinity lakes in Nova Scotia, Canada. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Science 64: 1043-1054.

Ginn, B.K., Cumming, B.F., and Smol, J.P. 2007. Diatom assemblages and their relationships to environmental variables in a 500 lake mega-dataset from northeastern North America. Journal of Phycology 43: 647-661.

Ginn, B.K., Stewart, L.J., Cumming, B.F., and Smol, J.P. 2007. Surface-water acidification and reproducibility of sediment cores from Kejimkujik Lake, Nova Scotia, Canada. Water, Air, and Soil Pollution 183: 15-24.

Ginn, B.K., Cumming, B.F., and Smol, J.P. 2007. Long-term acidification trends in high- and low-sulphate deposition regions from Nova Scotia, Canada. Hydrobiologia 586: 261-275.

Whitfield, C.J., Aherne, J., Dillon, P.J., and Whatmough, S.A. 2007. Modelling acidification, recovery and target loads for headwater catchments in Nova Scotia, Canada. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences 11: 951-963.

Whitfield, C.J., Whatmough, S.A., Aherne, J., and Dillon, P.J. 2006. A comparison of weathering rates for acid-sensitive catchments in Nova Scotia, Canada, and their impact on critical load calculations. Geoderma 136: 899-911.

Harris, M.A., Cumming, B.F., and Smol, J.P. 2006. Assessment of recent environmental changes in New Brunswick (Canada) lakes based on paleolimnological shifts in diatom species assemblages. Can. J. Bot. 84: 151-163.

Whitfield, C., J. Aherne, P. J. Dillon, T. Clair. 2006. Recovery from acidification in Nova Scotia: temporal trends and critical loads for 20 headwater lakes. Can. J. Fish. Aquat. Sci. 63: 1504-1514.

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.) B., Ingram, R., and Smol, J.P. 2015. The jellification of north temperate lakes. Proc. Royal Soc. Lond. (B) B 282: 20142449. http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2014.2449 

Ginn, B.K., Rajaratnam, T., Cumming, B.F., and Smol, J.P.  2015. Establishing realistic management objectives for urban lakes using paleolimnological techniques: an example from Halifax Region (Nova Scotia, Canada). Lake and Reservoir Management 31: 92-108.


Media

Acid Rain Damage Slow to Heal - by Carol Moreira. Halifax Chronicle-Herald, August 13, 2005


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