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Aerosol-weakened monsoons during the period of anthropogenic warming can be linked to marked changes in freshwater ecosystems on the Chinese Loess Plateau

Published in: Nature Climate Change 27 Feb 2017
 


Lake Gonghai and its catchment in the Chinese Loess Plateau. Image source Dr. Zongli Wang.

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Climate warming trumps the effects of decades of industry in driving algal bloom production in the Athabasca Oil Sands Region

Published in: PLOS One, May 2, 2016

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Where have all the crayfish gone?
Published in: Freshwater Science, Vol. 34, No. 3, September 2015

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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Climate Change Forces New Ecological States in Tropical Andean Lakes
Published in: PLOS One, February 3, 2015                            Versión española

 


 

 

 

 

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The Jellification of North Temperate Lakes
Published in: Proceedings of the Royal Society - Biological,
2014

 

 

 

 

 

 

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“Rock snot” algae not invasive to salmon rivers of eastern Canada
Published in: Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, 2014

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Oil and gas exploration leaves environmental footprint on pristine Arctic lakes
Published in: PLOS ONE, November 2013.

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Rapid warming in the Hudson Bay Lowlands has resulted in the loss of a key Arctic refugium
Published in: Proceedings of the Royal Society - Biological, 2013

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The legacy of a half century of Athabasca oil sands development recorded by lake ecosystems
Published in: Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, December 2012

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Historical pesticide applications coincided with an altered diet of aerially-foraging insectivorous chimney swifts
Published in: Proceedings of the Royal Society - Biological, 18 April 2012

chimney swift in flight, credit Mike Veltri

Inside chimney sampling, credit Chris Grooms Swift in chimney photo credit Chirs Grooms Swift in chimney photo credit Bruce Di Labio

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Algal blooms in lakes linked to new environmental stressor
Published in: Proceedings of the Royal Society - Biological, September 2011


 

 

Striking ecological impact on Canada’s Arctic coastline linked to global climate change
Published in: Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, May 2011






 

Coastal birds funnel metals from Ocean to land
Published in: Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, May 2010

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Recent changes in a remote Arctic lake are unique within the past 200,000 years
Published in: Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, October 2009.

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Widespread planktonic diatom responses to recent warming Click here
Published in: Global Change Biology 2008.

Lake and Diatom Image

 

The widespread threat of calcium decline in fresh waters Click here
Published in: Science, November 2008.
Plastic Lake

 

Crossing the final ecological threshold in some high Arctic ponds Click here
Published in: Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, July 2007.

 

Arctic seabirds transport marine-derived contaminants
Published in: Sc
ience Vol 309 15 July 2005

 

 

 

 

 

 

Climate-driven regime shifts in the biological communities of Arctic lakes
Published in: Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences Volume February 2005

  

 

 

 

 

 

 

Thule whalers and Arctic freshwater ecosystems
Published in: Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences Volume 101: 1613-1617, Feb. 10, 2004

 

 

 

 

 

 

Water taste and odour problems in Ontario Cottage Country lakes
Published in: Freshwater Biology Volume 49:199-207, 2004

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