PEARL  Paleoecological Environmental Assessment and Research Laboratory

Department of Biology, Queen's University, Kingston ON, Canada, K7L 3N6


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People at PEARL

Professors

John P. Smol, OC, PhD, LLD (Hon), PhD (Hon), DSc (Hon), FRSC, FRS
Professor
Canada Research Chair in Environmental Change

Editor In Chief: Environmental Reviews
Editor In Chief: Developments in Paleoenvironmental Research
Phone: (+1) 613-533-6147
E-mail    Research Interests    BiographyJ.P. Smol next to Microscope

Brian F. Cumming, PhD
Professor

Phone: (+1) 613-533-6153

E-mail   Research Interests Brian Cumming in a Canoe

 

Adjunct Professors Associated with PEARL    Adjunct

 

Research Associates

Kathleen Laird, PhD
Phone: (+1) 613-533-6159

E-mail Kathleen Laird in a Canoe

Neal Michelutti, PhD
Paleolimnology of Arctic and Tropical Regions.
Phone: (+1) 613-533-6159

E-mail
 Neal Michelutti hard at work

Kathleen Rühland, PhD Environmental and climatic change in lakes and peatlands.
Assistant
Editor for Environmental Reviews
Phone: (+1) 613-533-6000 ext 77337
E-mail Recent CBC Radio Interview    Publications
Kathleen Rühland in waders

Adam Jeziorski, PhD
Using invertebrate microfossils to track lakewater calcium decline, deepwater oxygen trends, and other long-term ecological changes in boreal lakes.
E-mail

 

Post Doctoral Fellows

Carsten Meyer-Jacob, PhD
Recently from
Department of Ecology and Environmental Science
Umeċ University
Tracking lake-water carbon dynamics in response to past and ongoing environmental changes in northern lakes. Website
E-mail

Jamie Summers, PhD
Diatom-based assessments of lakes in the Athabasca Oil Sands Region (AB) exposed to industrial pollution, climate change, and forest fires.

Andrew Labaj, PhD
Bosmina size structure related to opposing predation regimes.


 

 

Part Time Researchers

Emily Stewart, PhD
Assessing the relative influences of climate, nutrients, and oxygen on chironomid assemblages using paleolimnological techniques.

 

 

Technical Staff

Technical Director
John R. Glew, MSc
Phone: (+1) 613-533-6000, ext 77619
E-mail
 John Glew in Mexico

Research Technician

Chris Grooms, BSc
Bird and bat paleoecology

Phone: (+1) 613-533-6000 ext 74088
E-mail

Chris Grooms checking oil on a Cessna 152 before a flight

 

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Former Personnel    Link to List of Former Personnel

Visiting Scholars

 

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