Profile

Martin Simard
Regular member
Department of geography
Laval University
martin.simard@ggr.ulaval.ca

Supervising:

Stelsa Fortin (Ph.D. student)

Co-supervising:

Lucas Deschênes (Master student)

Anna Gaspard (Ph.D. student)

Julie-Pascale Labrecque-Foy (Master student)

Zahed Shakeri (Ph.D. student)

Recent Theses and Dissertations

Claudia Beaupré (Master - 2021)
Evolution of the structure and productivity of subarctic ecosystems in Nunavik in the 21st century

Catherine Chagnon (Master - 2020)
Abundance and diversity of lichen species in Nunavik in the context of climate change

Scientific Communications

Labrecque-Foy, J.-P., Angers-Blondin, S., Ropars, P., Simard, M., Boudreau, S., 2023. The Use of Basal Area Increment to Preserve the Multi-Decadal Climatic Signal in Shrub Growth Ring Chronologies: A Case Study of <em>Betula glandulosa</em> in a Rapidly Warming Environment. <strong>Atmosphere</strong>, 14(2): 319, 319. DOI: <a href="http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/atmos14020319" target="_blank">10.3390/atmos14020319</a>.

Chagnon, C., Simard, M., Boudreau, S., 2021. Patterns and determinants of lichen abundance and diversity across a subarctic to arctic latitudinal gradient. <strong>Journal of Biogeography</strong>, 48(11): 2742–2754. DOI: <a href="http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jbi.14233" target="_blank">10.1111/jbi.14233</a>.

Marquis, B., Bergeron, Y., Simard, M., Tremblay, F., 2021. Disentangling the effect of topography and microtopography on near-ground growing-season frosts at the boreal-temperate forest ecotone (Québec, Canada). <strong>New Forests</strong>, 52: 1079-1098. DOI: <a href="http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11056-021-09840-7" target="_blank">10.1007/s11056-021-09840-7</a>.

Marquis, B., Duval, P., Bergeron, Y., Simard, M., Thiffault, N., Tremblay, F., 2021. Height growth stagnation of planted spruce in boreal mixedwoods: Importance of landscape, microsite, and growing-season frosts. <strong>Forest Ecology and Management</strong>, 479, 118533. DOI: <a href="http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.foreco.2020.118533" target="_blank">10.1016/j.foreco.2020.118533</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.

Marquis, B., Bergeron, Y., Simard, M., Tremblay, F., 2020. Growing‐season frost is a better predictor of tree growth than mean annual temperature in boreal mixedwood forest plantations. <strong>Global Change Biology</strong>, 26(11): 6537-6554. DOI: <a href="http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/gcb.15327" target="_blank">10.1111/gcb.15327</a>.

Marquis, B., Bergeron, Y., Simard, M., Tremblay, F., 2020. Probability of spring frosts, not growing degree-days, drives onset of spruce bud burst in plantations at the boreal-temperate forest ecotone. <strong>Frontiers in Plant Science</strong>, 11, 1031. DOI: <a href="http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fpls.2020.01031" target="_blank">10.3389/fpls.2020.01031</a>.

Ropars, P., Simard, M., Boudreau, S., 2020. Le rôle des herbivores vertébrés sur la dynamique des communautés végétales au Nunavik. <strong>Le Naturaliste Canadien</strong>, 144(1): 24-36. DOI: <a href="http://dx.doi.org/10.7202/1068216ar" target="_blank">10.7202/1068216ar</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.

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.

Cotton-Gagnon, A., Simard, M., De Grandpré, L., Kneeshaw, D., 2018. Salvage logging during spruce budworm outbreaks increases defoliation of black spruce regeneration. <strong>Forest Ecology and Management</strong>, 430: 421-430. DOI: <a href="http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.foreco.2018.08.011" target="_blank">10.1016/j.foreco.2018.08.011</a>.

Germain, D., Dagenais Du Fort, É., Lajeunesse, P., Simard, M., 2018. Dendrogeomorphic reconstruction of the seasonal timing and rainfall threshold for debris slide occurrence in eastern Canada. <strong>Dendrochronologia</strong>, 52: 57-66. DOI: <a href="http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dendro.2018.09.007" target="_blank">10.1016/j.dendro.2018.09.007</a>.

Lafleur, B., Fenton, N.J., Simard, M., Leduc, A., Paré, D., Valeria, O., Bergeron, Y., 2018. Ecosystem management in paludified boreal forests: enhancing wood production, biodiversity, and carbon sequestration at the landscape level. <strong>Forest Ecosystems</strong>, 5, 27. DOI: <a href="http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s40663-018-0145-z" target="_blank">10.1186/s40663-018-0145-z</a>.

Simard, M., Dorion, H., 2018. Feux de forêt: agent de régénération. Pages 36-37 dans Le Québec d'une carte à l'autre. Géographie, Presses de l’Université du Québec.

Simard, M., Lavoie, M., Bhiry, N., Delwaide, A., 2018. Étude dendrochronologique et paléoécologique d'un groupe de milieux humides à Laval. Rapport préparé pour Ministère des Transports, de la Mobilité Durable et de l'Électrification des Transports. 29 pages.

Simard, M., Monteil, L., 2018. Tordeuse des bourgeons de l'épinette: des épidémies cycliques. Pages 34-35 dans Le Québec d'une carte à l'autre. Géographie, Presses de l’Université du Québec.

Preston, C.M., Simard, M., Bergeron, Y., Bernard, G., Wasylishen, R.E., 2017. Charcoal in organic horizon and surface mineral soil in a boreal forest fire chronosequence of western Quebec: Stocks, depth distribution, chemical properties and a synthesis of related studies. <strong>Frontiers in Earth Science</strong>, 5: Article 98. DOI: <a href="http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/feart.2017.00098" target="_blank">10.3389/feart.2017.00098</a>.

Turner, M., Simard, M., 2017. Using spatial statistics and landscape metrics to compare disturbance mosaics. Pages 175-190 dans Learning Landscape Ecology - A Practical Guide to Concepts and Techniques. Springer-Verlag.

Lafleur, B., Renard, S., Leroy, C., Fenton, N.J., Simard, M., Gauthier, S., Paré, D., Leduc, A., Thiffault, N., Bergeron, Y., 2016. Silviculture to sustain productivity in black spruce paludified forests. <strong>Forest Ecology and Management</strong>, 375: 172-181. DOI: <a href="http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.foreco.2016.05.037" target="_blank">10.1016/j.foreco.2016.05.037</a>.

Simard, M., 2016. Utilisation de la télédétection pour l'étude des grandes perturbations naturelles en forêt. Journée SIG / GIS Day, Université Laval. Québec, Québec, Canada.

Simard, M., Lajeunesse, P., 2015. The interaction between insect outbreaks and debris slides in a glacial valley of the eastern Canadian Shield. <strong>Ecosystems</strong>, 18(7): 1281-1289. DOI: <a href="http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10021-015-9897-2" target="_blank">10.1007/s10021-015-9897-2</a>.

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