Members

Visiting scholars

Dr. Leeli Amon-Veskimeister – Tallinn University of Technology  2016-2017

Linh Anh Cat, Ph.D. Student, University of California, Sept-Dec 2015. (supervised by Dr. E. Levac)
Project Title: Does Climate Change and Human Activity Increase Blastomycosis Incidence? Stagiaire (Funded by an FQRNT visiting scholarship)

Current undergraduate students

Sydney Gilmour

Aidan McGillis. Assessment of heavy metal contamination in alluvial soils within the St. Francois River basin. Department of Environment and Geography. Supervised by Elisabeth Levac. In progress.

Current graduate students

Anna Agosta G’Meiner, M.Sc. candidate (co-supervised by Dr. M. Peros and Dr. G. Chmura, McGill).
Project title: Holocene environmental change recorded in the sediments of a sinkhole, Cayo Coco, Cuba.

Sarah Loboda, PhD candidate (co-supervised by Dr. J. savage and Dr. C. Buddle, McGill).
Project title: Ecological and evolutionary responses of Arctic flies to recent climate change in Zackenberg, Greenland.

Frank Oliva, Ph.D. candidate (co-supervised by Dr. M. Peros and Dr. A. Viau, University of Ottawa).
Project title: Atlantic hurricane variability during the Holocene in Nova Scotia, Canada.

Recently graduated

Angers,Vickie-Lisa, 2018. L’agriculture urbaine en Afrique: Vers des solutions à l’insécurité alimentaire? Essai de la Maitrise en Environnement, Université de Sherbrooke. Supervised by Darren Bardati

Beaudoin, Michelle, 2018. Analyse des solutions possibles pour améliorer la gestion des eaux d'inondation dans la région urbaine d'Ottawa/Gatineau. Essai de la Maitrise en Environnement, Université de Sherbrooke. Supervised by Darren Bardati

Hamoudi, Ayoub, 2018. Limiter la prolifération des plantes exotiques envahissantes dans le sud du Québec: Etude du cas de la municipalité d'Ogden. Essai de la Maitrise en Environnement, Université de Sherbrooke. Supervised by Elisabeth Levac

Legoubé, Perrine, 2018. Développement de solutions éco-énergétiques pour les secteurs institutionnel et municipal. Rapport de stage pour l’AQME – Association québécoise pour la maîtrise de l’énergie. Maitrise en Environnement, Université de Sherbrooke. Supervised by Elisabeth Levac

Noel-Letendre, Gabriel. Community resilience assessment through participation in carbon offsetting programs in the Dominican Republic. Essai de la Maitrise en Environnement, Université de Sherbrooke (started 2017). Supervised by Darren Bardati

Corinne Cote, M.Env. (graduated) 2014-2016 (supervised by Dr. Darren Bardati, Université de Sherbrooke).
Project title: Analyse de l'empreinte carbone de deux régimes alimentaires.

Gabrielle Kmec, M.Env. (graduated) 2014-2016 (supervised by Dr. Darren Bardati, Université de Sherbrooke).
Project title: La sécurité alimentaire et les changements climatiques: Développement des marchés de proximités et un guide aux intervenants.

Marion Melloul, M.Env. (graduated) 2012-2014 (supervised by Darren Bardati, Université de Sherbrooke).
Project title: Impacts des changements climatiques sur les région côtières de l’est et de l’ouest du Canada et les stratégies d’adaptations associées, 2014.

Sylvie Ferland, M.Sc. (graduated) 2010-2014 (co-supervised by Dr. J. Savage and Dr. E. Levesque, University du Québec à Trois-Rivières).
Project title: Role of insects in the pollination of arctic berry shrubs.

Erin Kielly, M.A. (graduated) 2010-2012 (supervised by Dr. Darren Bardati, University of Prince Edward Island).
Project title: Resilience and capacity in small island jurisdictions; a case study of climate change adaptation on Prince Edward Island, 2012.

Simon Payette Daoust, PhD (graduated) 2010-2012 (co-supervised by Dr. J. Savage and Dr. J. Brodeur, University of Montreal).
Project title: Impacts de l'intensification agricole sur les protocalliphorides (Diptera) se nourrissant sur les oisillons de l'hirondelle bicolore (Tachycineta bicolore).

Louis Laplante, M.Sc. (graduated) 2008-2013 (co-supervised by Dr. J. Savage and Dr. M. Belisle, University of Sherbrooke).
Project title: Impacts of agricultural intensification on the biodiversity of selected Diptera families.

Ludovic Jolicoeur, M.Sc. (graduated) 2008-2012 (co-supervised by Dr. J. Savage and Dr. M. Belisle, University of Sherbrooke).
Project title: Diptera diversity from the McGerrigle Mountains and the impacts of landscape structure on community composition.

Anais Renaud, M.Sc. (graduated) 2007-2011 (co-supervised by Dr. J. Savage and Dr. R. Roughley, University of Manitoba).
Project title: Monitoring of recent changes to the biodiversity of muscoid Diptera in Churchill, Manitoba.

Amy Moores, M.Sc. (graduated) 2006-2008 (co-supervised by Dr. J. Savage and Dr. T.A. Wheeler, McGill University).
Project title: Effects of habitat size and land use on diversity of higher Diptera in temperate eastern Nearctic peatlands.

Thomas Neulieb, M.Sc. (graduated) 2010-2013 (co-supervised by Dr. E. Levac and Dr. G. Chmura, McGill University).
Project title: Refining the marine reservoir effect in the Northwest North Atlantic.

Amina Hassan, M.Sc. (graduated) 2010-2012  (Now Amina Hassan Khan) (co-supervised by Dr. E. Levac and Dr. G. Chmura, McGill University).
Project title: Potential impacts of climate change on ranges of commercial marine species in the Northwest Atlantic.

Simone Sandercombe (graduated) 2009-2012  (co-supervised by Dr. E. Levac and Dr. G. Chmura, McGill University).
Project title: The Marine Record of Abrupt Climate Change at Bay of Islands, Newfoundland.

Former undergraduate students

Benjamin Marquis, M.Sc. candidate (co-supervised by Dr. M. Peros and Dr. M. Vellend, U. de Sherbrooke).
Project title: Analyse de la sensibilité au climat de l’érable à sucre le long d’un gradient altitudinal, Mont Mégantic, Québec.

Méryl Martin, undergraduate ESG student 2014-2015 (supervised by Dr. M. Peros and Dr. E. Levac).
Project title: Development of a database of environmental information for Estrie, Québec.

Amy Gibbons, undergraduate ESG student 2015-2016 (supervised by Dr. E. Levac for an ESG honours thesis).
Thesis title: Investigating the occurrence of poor air quality and its relation to main sources of air pollution and weather systems

Marshall Vokey, undergraduate ENV student 2014-2015 (supervised by Dr. Valerio Faraoni for a Physics Honours thesis).
Thesis title: Applications of the physics of glaciers.

Jennifer Ward, undergraduate ESG student 2014-2015 (supervised by Dr. M. Peros for an ESG honours thesis).
Thesis title: Historic human impact at the Johnville Peat Bog inferred from pollen data.

Paddy Enright, undergraduate ESG Honours student 2013- 2014 (supervised by Dr. Darren Bardati).
Project title: The Market Comes to Town: Identifying the benefits of farmers' markets, 2014.

Claire Kryczka, undergraduate ESG student 2010-2011 (supervised by Dr. E. Levac for an ESG honours thesis).
Thesis title: Effects of recent global climate change on three migratory passerine land bird species’ spring migration arrival dates in southern Ontario.

Evelyne Gilbert, undergraduate ESG student  2010-2011 (supervised by Dr. E. Levac for an ESG honours thesis).
Thesis title: Perception of Global Warming viewed by local residents of Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada and Yamaguchi City, Japan.

Ross Horrelt, undergraduate ESGH Honours student (supervised by Dr. Darren Bardati).
Project title: Estuarine Eutrophication on the North Shore of Prince Edward Island: Approaching Social-Ecological Systems (SES) through the Resilience Concept.

Nathalí Cordero Quirós (supervised by Dr. M.Peros).
Project title: Foraminifera investigation of lagoons in southern Cuba.

Research professionals

Sydney Moser: Laboratory Technician, Matthew Peros Lab (2014- 2016)

Veronique Bellavance: Research Associate, Jade Savage Lab (2014-2017)

Angela Lanza: Laboratory Technician, Matthew Peros Lab (2014- 2016)

Research assistants (recent and current)

  • Amy Gibbons, summer internship (supervised by Dr. E. Levac) summer 2016
  • Marcello Glo (supervised by Darren Bardati)
  • Joshua Filion (supervised by Darren Bardati) fall 2015 and winter 2016
  • Vincent Anderson, summer internship (supervised by Dr. E. Levac) summer 2015
  • Cynthia Sherrer, Experiential learning (supervised by Dr. E. Levac) 2015
  • Elisabeth Allard, summer internship (supervised by Dr. J. Savage) summer 2015
  • J.-P. McMahon, Experiential learning (supervised by Dr. J. Savage) 2014
  • Frank Juvenal, summer internship (supervised by Dr. J. Savage) summers 2013, 2014
  • Paddy Enright (supervised by Dr. D. Bardati)
  • Kaitlyn Sjonnesen (supervised by Dr. M. Peros) summer 2014
  • Jennifer Ward (supervised by D. M. Peros) summer 2014
  • Jordan Squire, Experiential learning (supervised by Dr. J. Savage) 2013
  • Jessica McCunn, Experiential learning (supervised by Dr. J. Savage) 2013
  • Leila Ponsford (supervised by Dr. M. Peros) summers 2012 and 2013
  • Julien Vachon, summer internship (supervised by Dr. M. Peros) summer 2013
  • Kathleen Chan, summer internship (supervised by Dr. M. Peros)
  • Hayley Roberts, Experiential learning (supervised by Dr. M. Peros) 2012-2013
  • Rebecca Pelletier-Allard, summer internship (supervised by Dr. E. Levac) summer 2012
  • Amelie Genovese (supervised by Dr. M. Peros) 2011-2012
Anais Renaud setting up a Malaise trap