Profile

Esther Lévesque
Regular member
Department of Environmental Sciences
UQTR
Esther.Levesque@uqtr.ca

Supervising:

Caroline Macarez (Master student)

Anne-Laure Morin (Master student)

Co-supervising:

David de Courville (Master student)

Lucas Deschamps (Ph.D. student)

Stéphanie Desjardins (Master student)

Estéban Hamel Jomphe (Ph.D. student)

Elisabeth Hardy-Lachance (Ph.D. student)

Laurent Lamarque (Postdoctoral fellow)

Charlotte Marquis (Master student)

Guillaume Rheault (Ph.D. student)

Scientific Communications

Lamarque, L., Jim, F.-F., Deschamps, L., Lévesque, E., Cusson, P.-O., Fortier, D., Giacomazzo, M., Guillemette, F., Paillassa, J., Tremblay, M., Maire, V., 2023. <p data-article-title=&quot;&quot; data-test=&quot;article-title&quot;>Hydrological Regime and Plant Functional Traits Jointly Mediate the Influence of <i>Salix</i> spp. on Soil Organic Carbon Stocks in a High Arctic Tundra. <strong>Ecosystems</strong>. DOI: <a href="http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10021-023-00829-1" target="_blank">10.1007/s10021-023-00829-1</a>.

Bayle, A., Roy, A.R., Dedieu, J.-P., Boudreau, S., Choler, P., Lévesque, E., 2022. Two distinct waves of greening in northeastern Canada: summer warming does not tell the whole story. <strong>Environmental Research Letters</strong>, 17(6), 064051. DOI: <a href="http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/1748-9326/ac74d6" target="_blank">10.1088/1748-9326/ac74d6</a>.

Deschamps, L., Maire, V., Chen, L., Fortier, D., Gauthier, G., Morneault, A., Hardy-Lachance, E., Dalcher-Gosselin, I., Tanguay, F., Gignac, C., McKenzie, J., Rochefort, L., Lévesque, E., 2022. Increased nutrient availability speeds up permafrost development, while goose grazing slows it down in a Canadian High Arctic wetland. <strong>Journal of Ecology</strong>, 00: 1-15. DOI: <a href="http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1365-2745.14037" target="_blank">10.1111/1365-2745.14037</a>.

Gignac, C., Rochefort, L., Gauthier, G., Lévesque, E., Maire, V., Deschamps, L., Pouliot, R., Marchand-Roy, M., 2022. N/P addition is more likely than N addition alone to promote a transition from moss-dominated to graminoid-dominated tundra in the high-Arctic. <strong>Atmosphere</strong>, 13, 676. DOI: <a href="http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/atmos13050676 " target="_blank">10.3390/atmos13050676 </a>.

Mohammadzadeh Khani, H., Kinnard, C., Lévesque, E., 2022. Historical trends and projections of snow cover over the High Arctic: A review. <strong>Water</strong>, 14(4), 587. DOI: <a href="http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/w14040587" target="_blank">10.3390/w14040587</a>.

Rheault, G., Proulx, R., Robin, Y., Lévesque, E., 2022. The number of phenology patterns, not species richness, affects the greening season length of freely assembled plant communities. <strong>Journal of Vegetation Science</strong>, 33(4), e13140. DOI: <a href="http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jvs.13140" target="_blank">10.1111/jvs.13140</a>.

Camarero, J.J., Gazol, A., Sánchez‐Salguero, R., Fajardo, A.T., McIntire, E.J.B., Gutiérrez, E., Batllori, E., Boudreau, S., Carrer, M., Diez, J., Dufour-Tremblay, G., Gaire, N.P., Hofgaard, A., Jomelli, V., Kirdyanov, A., Lévesque, E., Liang, E.J., Linares, C., Mathisen, I.E., Moiseev, P.A., Sangüesa‐Barreda, G., Shrestha, K.B., Toivonen, J.M., Tutubalina, O.V., Wilmking, M., 2021. Global fading of the temperature–growth coupling at alpine and polar treelines. <strong>Global Change Biology</strong>, 27(9): 1879-1889. DOI: <a href="http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/gcb.15530" target="_blank">10.1111/gcb.15530</a>.

Lett, S., Jónsdóttir, I.S., Becker-Scarpitta, A., Christiansen, C.T., During, H., Ekelund, F., Henry, G.H.R., Lang, S.I., Michelsen, A., Rousk, K., Alatalo, J.M., Betway, K.R., Busca, S., Callaghan, T., Carbognani, M., Cooper, E.J., Cornelissen, J.H.C., Dorrepaal, E., Egelkraut, D., Elumeeva, T.G., Haugum, S.V., Hollister, R.D., Jägerbrand, A.K., Keuper, F., Klanderud, K., Lévesque, E., Liu, X., May, J., Michel, P., Mörsdorf, M., Petraglia, A., Rixen, C., Robroek, B.J.M., Rzepczynska, A.M., Soudzilovskaia, N.A., Tolvanen, A., Vandvik, V., Volkov, I., Volkova, I., van Zuijlen, K., 2021. Can bryophyte groups increase functional resolution in tundra ecosystems? <strong>Arctic Science</strong>(published online 2021-08-31). DOI: <a href="http://dx.doi.org/10.1139/AS-2020-0057" target="_blank">10.1139/AS-2020-0057</a>.

Nishizawa, K., Deschamps, L., Maire, V., Bêty, J., Lévesque, E., Kitagawa, R., Masumoto, S., Gosselin, I., Morneault, A., Rochefort, L., Gauthier, G., Tanabe, Y., Uchida, M., Mori, A.S., 2021. Long-term consequences of goose exclusion on nutrient cycles and plant communities in the High-Arctic. <strong>Polar Science</strong>, 27(Special issue: Arctic Challenge for Sustainability Project (ArCS)), 100631. DOI: <a href="http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.polar.2020.100631" target="_blank">10.1016/j.polar.2020.100631</a>.

Prevéy, J.S., Elmendorf, S.C., Bjorkman, A.D., Alatalo, J.M., Ashton, I., Assmann, J.J., Björk, R.G., Cannone, N., Carbognani, M., Chisholm, C., Clark, K., Collins, C.G., Cooper, E.J., Elberling, B., Frei, E.R., Henry, G.R.H., Hollister, R.D., Høye, T.T., Jónsdóttir, I.S., Kerby, J.T., Klanderud, K., Kopp, C., Lévesque, E., Mauritz, M., Molau, U., Myers-Smith, I.H., Natali, S.M., Oberbauer, S.F., Panchen, Z., Petraglia, A., Post, E., Rixen, C., Rodenhizer, H., Rumpf, S.B., Schmidt, N.M., Schuur, T., Christie, K., Semenchuk, P., Smith, J.G., Suding, K.N., Totland, Ø., Troxler, T., Wahren, H., Welker, J.M., Wipf, S., Yang, Y., 2021. The tundra phenology database: More than two decades of tundra phenology responses to climate change. <strong>Arctic Science</strong>(published online 2022-05-11). DOI: <a href="http://dx.doi.org/10.1139/AS-2020-0041" target="_blank">10.1139/AS-2020-0041</a>.

Rheault, G., Lévesque, E., Proulx, R., 2021. Diversity of plant assemblages dampens the variability of the growing season phenology in wetland landscapes. <strong>BMC Ecology and Evolution</strong>, 21, 91. DOI: <a href="http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12862-021-01817-6" target="_blank">10.1186/s12862-021-01817-6</a>.

Boudreau, S., Simard, M., Lévesque, E., Ropars, P., Dorion, H., 2020. Évolution de la productivité et de la structure des communautés végétales du Nunavik au 21ème siècle. Rapport préparé pour Ministère du développement durable, de l’environnement et de la lutte aux changements climatiques du Québec.

Boulanger-Lapointe, N., Henry, G.H.R., Lévesque, E., Cuerrier, A., Desrosiers, S., Gérin-Lajoie, J., Hermanutz, L., Siegwart Collier, L., 2020. Climate and environmental drivers of berry productivity from the forest–tundra ecotone to the high Arctic in Canada. <strong>Arctic Science</strong>, 6(4): 361–383. DOI: <a href="http://dx.doi.org/10.1139/as-2019-0018" target="_blank">10.1139/as-2019-0018</a>.

Buchwal, A., Sullivan, P.F., Macias-Fauria, M., Post, E., Myers-Smith, I.H., Stroeve, J.C., Blok, D., Tape, K.D., Forbes, B.C., Ropars, P., Lévesque, E., Elberling, B., Angers-Blondin, S., Boyle, J.S., Boudreau, S., Boulanger-Lapointe, N., Gamm, C., Hallinger, M., Rachelwicz, G., Young, A., Zetterberg, P., Welker, J.M., Jørgensen, R.H., Buras, A., Naito, A.T., Ravolainen, V., Schaepman-Strub, G., 2020. Divergence of arctic shrub growth associated with sea ice decline. <strong>Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America (PNAS)</strong>, 117(52): 33334-33344. DOI: <a href="http://dx.doi.org/10.1073/pnas.2013311117" target="_blank">10.1073/pnas.2013311117</a>.

Thomas, H.J.D., Bjorkman, A.D., Myers-Smith, I.H., Elmendorf, S.C., Kattge, J., Díaz, S., Vellend, M., Blok, D., Cornelissen, J.H.C., Forbes, B.C., Henry, G.H.R., Hollister, R.D., Normand, S., Prevéy, J.S., Rixen, C., Schaepman-Strub, G., Wilmking, M., Wipf, S., Cornwell, W.K., Beck, P.S.A., Georges, D., Goetz, S.J., Guay, K.C., Rüger, N., Soudzilovskaia, N.A., Spasojevic, M.J., Alatalo, J.M., Alexander, H.D., Anadon-Rosell, A., Angers-Blondin, S., te Beest, M., Berner, L., Björk, R.G., Buchwal, A., Buras, A., Carbognani, M., Christie, K., Siegwart Collier, L., Cooper, E.J., Elberling, B., Eskelinen, A., Frei, E.R., Grau, O., Grogan, P., Hallinger, M., Heijmans, M.M.P.D., Hermanutz, L., Hudson, J., Johnstone, J.F., Hülber, K., Iturrate-Garcia, M., Iversen, C.M., Jaroszynska, F., Kaarlejärvi, E., Kulonen, A., Lamarque, L., Lantz, T.C., Lévesque, E., Little, C.J., Michelsen, A., Milbau, A., Nabe-Nielsen, J., Nielsen, S.S., Ninto, J.M., Oberbauer, S.F., Olofsson, J., Onipchenko, V.G., Petraglia, A., Rumpf, S.B., Shetti, R., Speed, J.D.M., Suding, K.N., Tape, K.D., Tomaselli, M., Trant, A.J., Treier, U.A., Tremblay, M., Venn, S., Vowles, T., Weijers, S., Wookey, P.A., Zamin, T., Bahn, M., Blonder, B., van Bodegom, P.M., Bond-Lambert, B., Campetella, G., Cerabolini, B.E.L., Chapin III, F.S., Craine, J., Dainese, M., Green, W., Jansen, S., Kleyer, M., Manning, P., Niinemets, Ü., Onoda, Y., Ozinga, W.A., Penuelas, J., Poschlod, P., Reich, P.B., Sandel, B., Schamp, B., Sheremetev, S., de Vries, F.T., 2020. Global plant trait relationships extend to the climatic extremes of the tundra biome. <strong>Nature Communications</strong>, 11, 1351. DOI: <a href="http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41467-020-15014-4" target="_blank">10.1038/s41467-020-15014-4</a>.

Boudreau, S., Simard, M., Lévesque, E., Ropars, P., Dorion, H., 2019. Évolution de la productivité et de la structure des communautés végétales du Nunavik au 21ème siècle. Rapport préparé pour Ministère du développement durable, de l’environnement et de la lutte aux changements climatiques du Québec.

Boulanger-Lapointe, N., Gérin-Lajoie, J., Siegwart Collier, L., Desrosiers, S., Spiech, C., Henry, G.H.R., Hermanutz, L., Lévesque, E., Cuerrier, A., 2019. Berry plants and berry picking in Inuit Nunangat: Traditions in a changing socio-ecological landscape. <strong>Human Ecology</strong>, 47(1): 81-93. DOI: <a href="http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10745-018-0044-5" target="_blank">10.1007/s10745-018-0044-5</a>.

Davesne, G., Fortier, D., Lévesque, E., Domine, F., Rioux, K., 2019. The polar ice patch project - Fieldwork 2019. Présentation auprès de Park Canada et the Resolute Bay HTA. Resolute, Nunavut, Canada.

Dubois, G., MacMillan, G.A., Dallaire, X., Gavin, M., Snowball, H., Kangiqsualujuuaq Youth Committee, , Lévesque, E., Amyot, M., Dedieu, J.-P., Herrmann, T.M., Franssen, J., Gérin-Lajoie, J., 2019. IMALIRIJIIT 2019. Results summary for community organizations and contributors.

Pelletier, M., Allard, M., Lévesque, E., 2019. Ecosystem changes across a gradient of permafrost degradation in Subarctic Québec (Tasiapik Valley, Nunavik, Canada). <strong>Arctic Science</strong>, 5(1): 1-26. DOI: <a href="http://dx.doi.org/10.1139/AS-2016-0049" target="_blank">10.1139/AS-2016-0049</a>.

Prevéy, J.S., Rixen, C., Rüger, N., Høye, T.T., Bjorkman, A.D., Myers-Smith, I., Elmendorf, S.C., Ashton, I.W., Cannone, N.J., Chisholm, C.L., Clark, K., Cooper, E.J., Elberling, B., Fosaa, A.M., Henry, G.H.R., Hollister, R.D., Jónsdóttir, I.S., Klanderud, K., Kopp, C.W., Lévesque, E., Mauritz, M., Molau, U., Natali, S.M., Oberbauer, S.F., Panchen, Z.A., Post, E., Rumpf, S.B., Schmidt, N.M., Schuur, E.A.G., Semenchuk, P.R., Smith, J.G., Suding, K.N., Totland, Ø., Troxler, T., Venn, S., Wahren, C.-H., Welker, J.M., Wipf, S., 2019. Author Correction: Warming shortens flowering seasons of tundra plant communities. <strong>Nature Ecology and Evolution</strong>: 1. DOI: <a href="http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41559-019-0859-5" target="_blank">10.1038/s41559-019-0859-5</a>.

Prevéy, J.S., Rixen, C., Rüger, N., Høye, T.T., Bjorkman, A.D., Myers-Smith, I., Elmendorf, S.C., Ashton, I.W., Cannone, N.J., Chisholm, C.L., Clark, K., Cooper, E.J., Elberling, B., Fosaa, A.M., Henry, G.H.R., Hollister, R.D., Jónsdóttir, I.S., Klanderud, K., Kopp, C.W., Lévesque, E., Mauritz, M., Molau, U., Natali, S.M., Oberbauer, S.F., Panchen, Z.A., Post, E., Rumpf, S.B., Schmidt, N.M., Schuur, E.A.G., Semenchuk, P.R., Smith, J.G., Suding, K.N., Totland, Ø., Troxler, T., Venn, S., Wahren, C.-H., Welker, J.M., Wipf, S., 2019. Warming shortens flowering seasons of tundra plant communities. <strong>Nature Ecology and Evolution</strong>, 3, 709. DOI: <a href="http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41559-018-0745-6" target="_blank">10.1038/s41559-018-0745-6</a>.

Rheubottom, S.I., Barrio, I.C., Kozlov, M.V., Alatalo, J.M., Andersson, T., Asmus, A.L., Baubin, C., Brearley, F.Q., Egelkraut, D.D., Ehrich, D., Gauthier, G., Jónsdóttir, I.S., Konieczka, S., Lévesque, E., Olofsson, J., Prevéy, J.S., Slevan-Tremblay, G., Sokolov, A., Sokolova, N., Sokovnina, S., Speed, J.D.M., Suominen, O., Zverev, V., Hik, D.S., 2019. Hiding in the background: community-level patterns in invertebrate herbivory across the tundra biome. <strong>Polar Biology</strong>, 42(10): 1881-1897. DOI: <a href="http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00300-019-02568-3" target="_blank">10.1007/s00300-019-02568-3</a>.

Thomas, H.J.D., Myers-Smith, I.H., Bjorkman, A.D., Elmendorf, S.C., Blok, D., Cornelissen, J.H.C., Forbes, B.C., Hollister, R.D., Normand, S., Prevéy, J.S., Rixen, C., Schaepman-Strub, G., Wilmking, M., Wipf, S., Cornwell, W.K., Kattge, J., Goetz, S.J., Guay, K.C., Alatalo, J.M., Anadon-Rosell, A., Angers-Blondin, S., Berner, L., Björk, R.G., Buchwal, A., Buras, A., Carbognani, M., Christie, K., Siegwart Collier, L., Cooper, E.J., Eskelinen, A., Frei, E.R., Grau, O., Grogan, P., Hallinger, M., Heijmans, M.M.P.D., Hermanutz, L., Hudson, J., Hülber, K., Iturrate-Garcia, M., Iversen, C.M., Jaroszynska, F., Johnstone, J.F., Kaarlejärvi, E., Kulonen, A., Lamarque, L., Lévesque, E., Little, C.J., Michelsen, A., Milbau, A., Nabe-Nielsen, J., Nielsen, S.S., Ninto, J.M., Oberbauer, S.F., Olofsson, J., Onipchenko, V.G., Petraglia, A., Rumpf, S.B., Semenchuk, P., Soudzilovskaia, N.A., Spasojevic, M.J., Speed, J.D.M., Tape, K.D., te Beest, M., Tomaselli, M., Trant, A.J., Treier, U.A., Venn, S., Vowles, T., Weijers, S., Zamin, T., Atkin, O.K., Bahn, M., Blonder, B., Campetella, G., Cerabolini, B.E.L., Chapin III, F.S., Dainese, M., de Vries, F.T., Díaz, S., Green, W., Jackson, R.B., Manning, P., Niinemets, Ü., Ozinga, W.A., Penuelas, J., Reich, P.B., Schamp, B., Sheremetev, S., van Bodegom, P.M., 2019. Traditional plant functional groups explain variation in economic but not size‐related traits across the tundra biome. <strong>Global Ecology and Biogeography</strong>, 28(2): 78-95. DOI: <a href="http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/geb.12783" target="_blank">10.1111/geb.12783</a>.

Bjorkman, A.D., Myers-Smith, I.H., Elmendorf, S.C., Normand, S., Rüger, N., Beck, P.S.A., Blach-Overgaard, A., Blok, D., Cornelissen, J.H.C., Georges, D., Goetz, S.J., Guay, K.C., Henry, G.H.R., HilleRisLambers, J., Hollister, R.D., Karger, D.N., Kattge, J., Manning, P., Prevéy, J.S., Rixen, C., Schaepman-Strub, G., Thomas, H.J.D., Vellend, M., Wilmking, M., Wipf, S., Carbognani, M., Hermanutz, L., Lévesque, E., Molau, U., Petraglia, A., Soudzilovskaia, N.A., Spasojevic, M.J., Tomaselli, M., Vowles, T., Alatalo, J.M., Alexander, H.D., Anadon-Rosell, A., Angers-Blondin, S., te Beest, M., Berner, L., Björk, R.G., Buchwal, A., Buras, A., Christie, K., Cooper, E.J., Dullinger, S., Elberling, B., Eskelinen, A., Frei, E.R., Grau, O., Grogan, P., Hallinger, M., Harper, K., Heijmans, M.M.P.D., Hudson, J., Hülber, K., Iturrate-Garcia, M., Iversen, C.M., Jaroszynska, F., Johnstone, J.F., Jørgensen, R.H., Kaarlejärvi, E., Klady, R., Kuleza,., Kulonen, A., Lamarque, L., Lantz, T.C., Little, C.J., Speed, J.D.M., Michelsen, A., Milbau, A., Nabe-Nielsen, J., Nielsen, S.S., Ninto, J.M., Oberbauer, S.F., Olofsson, J., Onipchenko, V.G., Rumpf, S.B., Semenchuk, P., Shetti, R., Siegwart Collier, L., Street, L.E., Suding, K.N., Tape, K.D., Trant, A.J., Treier, U.A., Tremblay, J.-P., Tremblay, M., Venn, S., Weijers, S., Zamin, T., Boulanger-Lapointe, N., Gould, W.A., Hik, D.S., Hofgaard, A., Jónsdóttir, I.S., Jorgenson, J., Klein, J., Magnusson,., Tweedie, C., Wookey, P.A., Forbes, B.C., Bahn, M., Blonder, B., van Bodegom, P.M., Bond-Lambert, B., Campetella, G., Cerabolini, B.E.L., Chapin III, F.S., Cornwell, W.K., Craine, J., Dainese, M., de Vries, F.T., Díaz, S., Enquist, B.J., Green, W., Milla, R., Niinemets, Ü., Onoda, Y., Ordoñez, J.C., Ozinga, W.A., Penuelas, J., Poorter, H., Poschlod, P., Reich, P.B., Sandel, B., Schamp, B., Sheremetev, S., Weiher, E., 2018. Plant functional trait change across a warming tundra biome. <strong>Nature</strong>, 562: 57-62. DOI: <a href="http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41586-018-0563-7" target="_blank">10.1038/s41586-018-0563-7</a>.

Bjorkman, A.D., Myers-Smith, I.H., Elmendorf, S.C., Normand, S., Thomas, H.J.D., Alatalo, J.M., Alexander, H.D., Anadon-Rosell, A., Angers-Blondin, S., Bai, Y., Baruah, G., te Beest, M., Berner, L., Björk, R.G., Blok, D., Bruelheide, H., Buchwal, A., Buras, A., Carbognani, M., Christie, K., Collier, L.S., Cooper, E.J., Cornelissen, J.H.C., Dickinson, K.J.M., Dullinger, S., Elberling, B., Eskelinen, A., Forbes, B.C., Frei, E.R., Iturrate-Garcia, M., Good, M.K., Grau, O., Green, P., Greve, M., Grogan, P., Haider, S., Hájek, T., Hallinger, M., Happonen, K., Harper, K., Heijmans, M.M.P.D., Henry, G.H.R., Hermanutz, L., Hewitt, R.E., Hollister, R.D., Hudson, J., Hülber, K., Iversen, C.M., Jaroszynska, F., Jiménez‐Alfaro, B., Johnstone, J.F., Jørgensen, R.H., Kaarlejärvi, E., Klady, R., Klimešová, J., Korsten, A., Kuleza,., Kulonen, A., Lamarque, L., Lantz, T.C., Lavalle, A., Lembrechts, J.J., Lévesque, E., Little, C.J., Luoto, M., Macek, P., Mack, M.C., Mathakutha, R., Michelsen, A., Milbau, A., Molau, U., Morgan, J.W., Mörsdorf, M.A., Nabe-Nielsen, J., Nielsen, S.S., Ninto, J.M., Oberbauer, S.F., Olofsson, J., Onipchenko, V.G., Petraglia, A., Pickering, C., Prevéy, J.S., Rixen, C., Rumpf, S.B., Schaepman-Strub, G., Semenchuk, P., Shetti, R., Soudzilovskaia, N.A., Spasojevic, M.J., Speed, J.D.M., Street, L.E., Suding, K.N., Tape, K.D., Tomaselli, M., Trant, A.J., Treier, U.A., Tremblay, J.-P., Tremblay, M., Venn, S., Virkkala, A.-M., Vowels, T., Weijers, S., Wilmking, M., Wipf, S., Zamin, T., 2018. Tundra Trait Team: A database of plant traits spanning the tundra biome. <strong>Global Ecology and Biogeography</strong>, 27(12): 1402-1411. DOI: <a href="http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/geb.12821" target="_blank">10.1111/geb.12821</a>.

Blangy, S., Bernier, M., Bhiry, N., Dedieu, J.-P., Aenishaenslin, C., Bastian, S., Chanteloup, L., Coxam, V., Decaulne, A., Gérin-Lajoie, J., Gibout, S., Haillot, D., Hébert-Houle, É., Herrmann, T.M., Joliet, F., Lamalice, A., Lévesque, E., Ravel, A., Rousse, D., 2018. OHMi-Nunavik: a multi-thematic and cross-cultural research program studying the cumulative effects of climate and socio-economic changes on Inuit communities. <strong>Écoscience</strong>, 25(4: Cumulative effects of climate and socio-economic changes on Inuit communities in Nunavik): 311-324. DOI: <a href="http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/11956860.2018.1542783" target="_blank">10.1080/11956860.2018.1542783</a>.

Boudreau, S., Simard, M., Lévesque, E., Ropars, P., Dorion, H., 2018. Évolution de la productivité et de la structure des communautés végétales du Nunavik au 21ème siècle. Rapport préparé pour Ministère du développement durable, de l’environnement et de la lutte aux changements climatiques du Québec.

Djukic, I., Kepfer-Rojas, S., Kappel Schmidt, I., Steenberg Larsen, K., Beier, C., Berg, B., Verhehen, K., TeaComposition >300 collaborators, including:, , Lévesque, E., 2018. Early stage litter decomposition across biomes. <strong>Science of the Total Environment</strong>, 628-629: 1369-1394. DOI: <a href="http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2018.01.012" target="_blank">10.1016/j.scitotenv.2018.01.012</a>.

Dornelas, M., Antao, L.H., Moyes, F., Bates, A.E., Magurran, A.E., Dusan, A., Akhmetzhanova, A.A., Appeltans, W., Arcos, J.M., Arnold, H., Ayyappan, N., Badihi, G., Baird, A.H., Barbosa, M., Barreto, T.E., Bässler, C., Bellgrove, A., Belmaker, J., Benedetti-Cecchi, L., Bett, B.J., Bjorkman, A.D., Błazewicz, M., Blowes, S.A., Bloch, C.P., Bonebrake, T.C., Boyd, S., Bradford, M., Brooks, A.J., Brown, J.H., Bruelheide, H., Budy, P., Carvalho, F., Castaneda-Moya, E., Chen, C.Allen, Chamblee, J.F., Chase, T.J., Siegwart Collier, L., Collinge, S.K., Condit, R., Cooper, E.J., Cornelissen, J.H.C., Cotano, U., Crow, S.K., Damasceno, G., Davies, C.H., Davis, R.A., Day, F.P., Degraer, S.M., Doherty, T.S., Dunn, T.E., Durigan, G., Duffy, J.E., Edelist, D., Edgar, G.J., Elahi, R., Elmendorf, S.C., Enemar, A., Ernest, S.K.M., Escribano, R., Estiarte, M., Evans, B.S., Fan, T.-Y., Farah, F.T., Fernandes, L.L., Farneda, F.Z., Fidelis, A., Fitt, R., Fosaa, A.M., Franco, G.A.D.C., Frank, G.E., Fraser, W.R., García, H., Gatti, R.C., Givan, O., Gorgone-Barbosa, E., Gould, W.A., Gries, C., Grossman, G.D., Gutierréz, J.R., Hale, S., Harmon, M.E., Harte, J., Haskins, G., Henshaw, D.L., Hermanutz, L., Hidalgo, P., Higuchi, P., Hoey, A., Van Hoey, G., Hofgaard, A., Holeck, K., Hollister, R.D., Holmes, R., Hoogenboom, M., Hsieh, C.-h., Hubbell, S.P., Huettmann, F., Huffard, C.L., Hurlbert, A.H., Ivanauskas, N.M., Janík, D., Jandt, U., Jazdzewska, A., Johannessen, T., Johnstone, J., Jones, J., Jones, F.A.M., Kang, J., Kartawijaya, T., Keeley, E.C., Kelt, D.A., Kinnear, R., Klanderud, K., Knutsen, H., Koenig, C.C., Kortz, A.R., Kral, K., Kuhnz, L.A., Kuo, C.-Y., Kushner, D.J., Laguionie-Marchais, C., Lancaster, L.T., Lee, C.M., Lefcheck, J.S., Lévesque, E., et all, , 2018. BioTIME: A database of biodiversity time series for the Anthropocene. <strong>Global Ecology and Biogeography</strong>, 27(7): 760-786. DOI: <a href="http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/geb.12729" target="_blank">10.1111/geb.12729</a>.

Gérin-Lajoie, J., Herrmann, T.M., MacMillan, G.A., Hébert-Houle, É., Monfette, M., Rowell, J.A., Anaviapik Soucie, T., Snowball, H., Townley, E., Lévesque, E., Amyot, M., Franssen, J., Dedieu, J.-P., 2018. IMALIRIJIIT: a community-based environmental monitoring program in the George River watershed, Nunavik, Canada. <strong>Écoscience</strong>, 25(4): 381-399. DOI: <a href="http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/11956860.2018.1498226" target="_blank">10.1080/11956860.2018.1498226</a>.

Henry, G., Boulanger-Lapointe, N., Lévesque, E., Gérin-Lajoie, J., Bjorkman, A., 2018. Terrestrial ecosystems: diversity, distribution and responses to climate. Pages 189-210 dans From Science to Policy in the Eastern Canadian Arctic: An Integrated Regional Impact Study (IRIS) of Climate Change and Moderization. ArcticNet.

Lemay, M.-A., Provencher-Nolet, L., Bernier, M., Lévesque, E., Boudreau, S., 2018. Spatially explicit modeling and prediction of shrub cover increase near Umiujaq, Nunavik. <strong>Ecological Monographs</strong>, 88(3): 385-407. DOI: <a href="http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ecm.1296" target="_blank">10.1002/ecm.1296</a>.

Meltofte, H., Cuyler, C., Franke, A., Gauthier, G., Hotson, C., Lévesque, E., Loya, W., 2018. Terrestrial ecosystems. Pages 153-162 dans Adaptation Actions for a Changing Arctic: Perspectives from the Baffin Bay/Davis Strait Region. Arctic Monitoring and Assessment Programme (AMAP).

Barrio, I.C., Lindén, E., Te Beest, M., Olofsson, J., Rocha, A., Soininen, E.M., Alatalo, J.M., Andersson, T., Asmus, A., Boike, J., Bråthen, K.A., Bryant, J.P., Buchwal, A., Bueno, C.G., Christie, K.S., Denisova, Y.V., Egelkraut, D., Ehrich, D., Fishback, L., Forbes, B.C., Gartzia, M., Grogan, P., Hallinger, M., Heijmans, M.M.P.D., Hik, D.S., Hofgaard, A., Holmgren, M., Høye, T.T., Huebner, D.C., Jónsdóttir, I.S., Kaarlejärvi, E., Kumpula, T., Lange, C.Y.M.J.G., Lange, J., Lévesque, E., Limpens, J., Macias-Fauria, M., Myers-Smith, I., van Nieukerken, E.J., Normand, S., Post, E.S., Schmidt, N.M., Sitters, J., Skoracka, A., Sokolov, A., Sokolova, N., Speed, J.D.M., Street, L.E., Sundqvist, M.K., Suominen, O., Tananaev, N., Tremblay, J.-P., Urbanowicz, C., Uvarov, S.A., Watts, D., Wilmking, M., Wookey, P.A., Zimmermann, H.H., Zverev, V., Kozlov, M.V., 2017. Background invertebrate herbivory on dwarf birch (<em>Betula glandulosa</em>-<em>nana</em> complex) increases with temperature and precipitation across the tundra biome. <strong>Polar Biology</strong>, 40(11): 2265-2278. DOI: <a href="http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00300-017-2139-7" target="_blank">10.1007/s00300-017-2139-7</a>.

Berteaux, D., Gauthier, G., Domine, F., Ims, R.A., Lamoureux, S.F., Lévesque, E., Yoccoz, N.G., 2017. Effects of changing permafrost and snow conditions on tundra wildlife: critical places and times. <strong>Arctic Science</strong>, 3: 65-90. DOI: <a href="http://dx.doi.org/10.1139/as-2016-0023" target="_blank">10.1139/as-2016-0023</a>.

Gérin-Lajoie, J., Rowell, J.A., Hébert-Houle, É., Monfette, M., Anaviapik Soucie, T., Lévesque, E., Herrmann, T.M., Franssen, J., Dedieu, J.-P., MacMillan, G.A., 2017. Imalirijiit: monitoring George River water quality. 2016 Science Land Camp – Scientific report. 30 pages.

Gérin-Lajoie, J., Rowell, J.A., Hébert-Houle, É., Monfette, M., Anaviapik Soucie, T., Lévesque, E., Herrmann, T.M., Franssen, J., Dedieu, J.-P., MacMillan, G.A., 2017. Imalirijiit: monitoring George River water quality. <strong>Makivik Magazine</strong>, 112(43): 45-50.

Perreault, N., Lévesque, E., Fortier, D., Gratton, D., Lamarque, L.J., 2017. Remote sensing evaluation of High Arctic wetland depletion following permafrost disturbance by thermo-erosion gullying processes. <strong>Arctic Science</strong>, 3(2): 237-253. DOI: <a href="http://dx.doi.org/10.1139/AS-2016-0047" target="_blank">10.1139/AS-2016-0047</a>.

Prevéy, J., Vellend, M., Rüger, N., Hollister, R.D., Bjorkman, A.D., Myers-Smith, I., Alatalo, S.C., Clark, K., Cooper, E.J., Elberling, B., Fosaa, A.M., Henry, G.H.R., Høye, T.T., Jónsdóttir, I.S., Klanderud, K., Lévesque, E., Mauritz, M., Molau, U., Natali, S.M., Oberbauer, S.F., Panchen, Z.A., Post, E., Rumpf, S.B., Schmidt, N.M., Schuur, E.A.G., Semenchuk, P.R., Troxler, T., Welker, J.M., Rixen, C., 2017. Greater temperature sensitivity of plant phenology at colder sites: implications for convergence across northern latitudes. <strong>Global Change Biology</strong>, 23(7): 2660-2671. DOI: <a href="http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/gcb.13619" target="_blank">10.1111/gcb.13619</a>.

Ropars, P., Angers-Blondin, S., Gagnon, M., Myers-Smith, I., Lévesque, E., Boudreau, S., 2017. Different parts, different stories: climate sensitivity of growth is stronger in root collars versus stems in tundra shrubs. <strong>Global Change Biology</strong>, 23(8): 3281-3291. DOI: <a href="http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/gcb.13631" target="_blank">10.1111/gcb.13631</a>.

Barrio, I.C., Bueno, C.G., Gartzia, M., Soininen, E.M., Christie, K.S., Speed, J.D.M., Ravolainen, V.T., Forbes, B.C., Gauthier, G., Horstkotte, T., Hoset, K.S., Høye, T.T., Jónsdóttir, I.S., Lévesque, E., Mörsdorf, M.A., Olofsson, J., Wookey, P.A., Hik, D.S., 2016. Biotic interactions mediate patterns of herbivore diversity in the Arctic. <strong>Global Ecology and Biogeography</strong>, 25(9): 1108-1118. DOI: <a href="http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/geb.12470" target="_blank">10.1111/geb.12470</a>.

Boulanger-Lapointe, N., Lévesque, E., Baittinger, C., Schmidt, N.M., 2016. Local variability in growth and reproduction of <I>Salix arctica </I>in the High Arctic. <strong>Polar Research</strong>, 35: 24126. DOI: <a href="http://dx.doi.org/10.3402/polar.v35.24126" target="_blank">10.3402/polar.v35.24126</a>.

Duguay, Y., Bernier, M., Lévesque, E., Domine, F., 2016. Land cover classification in sub-Arctic regions using fully polarimetric RADARSAT-2 data. <strong>Remote Sensing</strong>, 8(9): 697. DOI: <a href="http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/rs8090697 " target="_blank">10.3390/rs8090697 </a>.

Godin, E., Fortier, D., Lévesque, E., 2016. Nonlinear thermal and moisture response of ice-wedge polygons to permafrost disturbance increases heterogeneity of high Arctic wetland. <strong>Biogeosciences</strong>, 13(5): 1439-1452. DOI: <a href="http://dx.doi.org/10.5194/bg-13-1439-2016" target="_blank">10.5194/bg-13-1439-2016</a>.

Ladouceur, G., Goyens, C., Lévesque, E., Laurion, I., Bélanger, S., 2016. Surveillance de la qualit&eacute; optique de l&rsquo;eau en Arctique: une perspective Inuite et satellitaire (INUKSAT). Colloque du CEN 2016, Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières. Trois-Rivières, Québec, Canada.

Lemay, M.-A., Lévesque, E., Boudreau, S., 2016. Mod&eacute;lisation de l&#39;avanc&eacute;e des esp&egrave;ces arbustives dans la r&eacute;gion d&#39;Umiujaq. Colloque du CEN 2016, Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières. Trois-Rivières, Québec, Canada.

Lemay, M.-A., Lévesque, E., Boudreau, S., 2016. Plant ecology research in Nunavik: Questions, experiments, and results. Présentation à la communauté de Whapmagoostui-Kuujjuarapik. Whapmagoostui, Québec.

Lussier, I., Boudreau, S., Lévesque, E., 2016. Impacts de l&rsquo;augmentation arbustive sur les esp&egrave;ces &agrave; petits fruits &agrave; Umiujaq, au Nunavik. Colloque du CEN 2016, Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières. Trois-Rivières, Québec, Canada.

Paradis, M., Lévesque, E., Boudreau, S., 2016. Greater effect of increasing shrub height on winter versus summer soil temperature. <strong>Environmental Research Letters</strong>, 11(085005): 13. DOI: <a href="http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/1748-9326/11/8/085005" target="_blank">10.1088/1748-9326/11/8/085005</a>.

Perreault, N., Lévesque, E., Fortier, D., Lamarque, L., 2016. Thermo-erosion gullies boost the transition from wet to mesic tundra vegetation. <strong>Biogeosciences</strong>, 13(4): 1237-1253. DOI: <a href="http://dx.doi.org/10.5194/bg-13-1237-2016" target="_blank">10.5194/bg-13-1237-2016</a>.

Slevan-Tremblay, G., Gauthier, G., Lévesque, E., 2016. Validation d&#39;une m&eacute;thode non-destructive pour estimer l&#39;impact du broutement des lemmings dans la toundra arctique. Colloque du CEN 2016, Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières. Trois-Rivières, Québec, Canada.

Stewart, L., Alsos, I.G., Bay, C., Breen, A.L., Brochmann, C., Boulanger-Lapointe, N., Broennimann, O., Bültmann, H., Bøcher, P.K., Damgaard, C., Daniëls, F.J.A., Ehrich, D., Eidesen, P.B., Guisan, A., Jónsdóttir, I.S., Lenoir, J., le Roux, P.C., Lévesque, E., Luoto, M., Nabe-Nielsen, J., Schönswetter, P., Tribsch, A., Tveraabak, L.U., Virtanen, R., Walker, D.A., Westergaard, K.B., Yoccoz, N.G., Svenning, J.-C., Wisz, M., Schmidt, N.M., Pellissier, L., 2016. The regional species richness and genetic diversity of arctic vegetation reflect both past glaciations and current climate. <strong>Global Ecology and Biogeography</strong>, 25(4): 430-442. DOI: <a href="http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/geb.12424" target="_blank">10.1111/geb.12424</a>.

Beck, I., Ludwig, R., Bernier, M., Lévesque, E., Boike, J., 2015. Assessing permafrost degradation and land cover changes (1986&ndash;2009) using remote sensing data over Umiujaq, sub-Arctic Qu&eacute;bec. <strong>Permafrost and Periglacial Processes</strong>, 26(2): 129-141. DOI: <a href="http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ppp.1839" target="_blank">10.1002/ppp.1839</a>.

Cuerrier, A., Brunet, N.D., Gérin-Lajoie, J., Downing, A., Lévesque, E., 2015. The study of Inuit knowledge of climate change in Nunavik, Quebec: A mixed methods approach. <strong>Human Ecology</strong>, 43(3): 379-394. DOI: <a href="http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10745-015-9750-4" target="_blank">10.1007/s10745-015-9750-4</a>.

Doiron, M., Gauthier, G., Lévesque, E., 2015. Trophic mismatch and its effects on the growth of young in an arctic herbivore. <strong>Global Change Biology</strong>, 21(12): 4364-4376. DOI: <a href="http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/gcb.13057" target="_blank">10.1111/gcb.13057</a>.

Duguay, Y., Bernier, M., Lévesque, E., Tremblay, B., 2015. Potential of C and X Band SAR for shrub growth monitoring in sub-Arctic environments. <strong>Remote Sensing</strong>, 7(7): 9410-9430. DOI: <a href="http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/rs70709410" target="_blank">10.3390/rs70709410</a>.

Elmendorf, S.C., Henry, G.H.R., Hollister, R.D., Fosaa, A.M., Gould, W.A., Hermanutz, L., Hofgaard, A., Ingibjörg, J.I., Jorgenson, J.C., Lévesque, E., Magnusson, B., Molau, U., Myers-Smith, I.H., Oberbauer, S.F., Rixen, C., Tweedie, C.E., Walker, M., 2015. Experiment, monitoring, and gradient methods used to infer climate change effects on plant communities yield consistent patterns. <strong>Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America (PNAS)</strong>, 112(2): 448-452. DOI: <a href="http://dx.doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1410088112" target="_blank">10.1073/pnas.1410088112</a>.

Gagnon, S., Allard, M., Lévesque, E., 2015. Mesure des gaz &agrave; effet de serre &eacute;mis par le perg&eacute;lisol par l&#39;utilisation d&#39;un nouveau syst&egrave;me automatis&eacute; de chambres ferm&eacute;es. Colloque du CEN 2015. Québec, Québec, Canada.

Myers-Smith, I.H., Elmendorf, S.C., Beck, P.S.A., Wilmking, M., Hallinger, M., Blok, D., Tape, K.D., Rayback, S.A., Macias-Fauria, M., Forbes, B.C., Speed, J.D.M., Boulanger-Lapointe, N., Rixen, C., Lévesque, E., Schmidt, N.M., Baittinger, C., Trant, A.J., Hermanutz, L., Siegwart Collier, L., Dawes, M.A., Lantz, T.C., Weijers, S., Jørgensen, R.H., Buchwal, A., Buras, A., Naito, A.T., Ravolainen, V., Schaepman-Strub, G., Wheeler, J.A., Wipf, S., Guay, K.C., Hik, D.S., Vellend, M., 2015. Climate sensitivity of shrub growth across the tundra biome. <strong>Nature Climate Change</strong>, 5: 887-891. DOI: <a href="http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/nclimate2697" target="_blank">10.1038/nclimate2697</a>.

Myers-Smith, I.H., Hallinger, M., Blok, D., Sass-Klaassen, U., Rayback, S.A., Weijers, S., Trant, A.J., Tape, K.D., Naito, A.T., Wipf, S., Rixen, C., Dawes, M.A., Wheeler, J.A., Buchwal, A., Baittinger, C., Macias-Fauria, M., Forbes, B.C., Lévesque, E., Boulanger-Lapointe, N., Beil, I., Ravolainen, V., Wilmking, M., 2015. Methods for measuring arctic and alpine shrub growth: A review. <strong>Earth-Science Reviews</strong>, 140: 1-13. DOI: <a href="http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.earscirev.2014.10.004" target="_blank">10.1016/j.earscirev.2014.10.004</a>.

Provencher-Nolet, L., Bernier, M., Lévesque, E., 2015. Quantification des changements r&eacute;cents &agrave; l&rsquo;&eacute;cotone for&ecirc;t-toundra &agrave; partir de l&rsquo;analyse num&eacute;rique de photographies a&eacute;riennes. <strong>Écoscience</strong>, 21(3-4): 419-433. DOI: <a href="http://dx.doi.org/10.2980/21(3-4)-3715" target="_blank">10.2980/21(3-4)-3715</a>.

Ropars, P., Lévesque, E., Boudreau, S., 2015. How do climate and topography influence the greening of the forest-tundra ecotone in northern Qu&eacute;bec? A dendrochronological analysis of <I>Betula glandulosa</I>. <strong>Journal of Ecology</strong>, 103(3): 679-690. DOI: <a href="http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1365-2745.12394 " target="_blank">10.1111/1365-2745.12394 </a>.

Ropars, P., Lévesque, E., Boudreau, S., 2015. Shrub densification heterogeneity in subarctic regions: the relative influence of historical and topographic variables. <strong>Écoscience</strong>, 22(2-4): 83-95. DOI: <a href="http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/11956860.2015.1107262" target="_blank">10.1080/11956860.2015.1107262</a>.

Tremblay, M., Lévesque, E., Fortier, D., 2015. Distribution de l&rsquo;arbuste &eacute;rig&eacute; <I>Salix richardsonii </I>&agrave; sa limite nordique dans le Haut-Arctique. Colloque du CEN 2015. Québec, Québec, Canada.

Tremblay, M., Lévesque, E., Fortier, D., 2015. Impact of climate change on shrubs distribution in the Arctic. Présentation pour la communauté de Mittimatalik. Pond Inlet, Nunavut, Canada.

Boulanger-Lapointe, N., Lévesque, E., Boudreau, S., Henry, G.H.R., Schmidt, N.M., 2014. Population structure and dynamics of Arctic willow (<I>Salix arctica</I>) in the High Arctic. <strong>Journal of Biogeography</strong>, 41(10): 1967–1978. DOI: <a href="http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jbi.12350" target="_blank">10.1111/jbi.12350</a>.

Doiron, M., Gauthier, G., Lévesque, E., 2014. Effects of experimental warming on nitrogen concentration and biomass of forage plants for an arctic herbivore. <strong>Journal of Ecology</strong>, 102(2): 508-517. DOI: <a href="http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1365-2745.12213" target="_blank">10.1111/1365-2745.12213</a>.

Fortier, D., Lévesque, E., Godin, E., Coulombe, S., Veillette, A., Tremblay, M., Gosselin, L., Veuille, S., 2014. Periglacial ecosystems dynamics in response to climate change, Bylot Island, Nunavut, Canada. 8 pages.

Gérin-Lajoie, J., Hébert-Houle, É., Gauthier, Y., Lévesque, E., Samson, G., Bernier, M., Allard, M., Aubé-Michaud, S., 2014. AVATIVUT: Nunavik high school students contribute to monitoring climate change. <strong>Makivik Magazine</strong>, Fall(104): 50-56.

Lévesque, E., 2014. Greening of the Arctic: shrubs, barries and humans. Internationales Begegnungszentrum der Wissenschaft (IBZ). Berlin, Allemagne.

Plante, S., Champagne, É., Ropars, P., Boudreau, S., Lévesque, E., Tremblay, B., Tremblay, J.-P., 2014. Shrub cover in northern Nunavik: can herbivores limit shrub expansion? <strong>Polar Biology</strong>, 37(5): 611-619. DOI: <a href="http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00300-014-1461-6" target="_blank">10.1007/s00300-014-1461-6</a>.

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