Canadian Association of Palynologists

Recent Publications by
Canadian Palynologists
and about Canadian Palynology

This list consists of recent publications, mainly by CAP members, on palynological and palaeoecological themes. To conserve space, it covers only the last two years (2013-2014). Older articles can be found in the alphabetical listing in the archive section of the CAP Library. Please send additions, updates, or corrections to this list to Alwynne B. Beaudoin.

Blarquez, Olivier, Walter Finsinger and Christopher Carcaillet, 2013. Assessing Paleo-Biodiversity Using Low Proxy Influx. PLoS One 8(6):e65852. 5 pp. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0065852

Bryant, V. M., 2013. Analytical Techniques in Forensic Palynology. In: Encyclopedia of Quaternary Science, Volume 4, Second Edition, edited by Scott A. Elias, pp. 556-566. Elsevier, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

Bunbury, Joan, and Konrad Gajewski, 2013. Effects of the White River Ash event on aquatic environments, southwest Yukon, Canada. Arctic 66(1):17-31.

Casas-Monroy O., S. Roy and A. Rochon (in press). Dinoflagellate cysts in ballast sediments: differences between Canada’s east coast, west coast and the Great Lakes. Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems.

Cheruvelil, K. S., P. A. Soranno, K. C. Weathers, P. C. Hanson and S. Goring, 2014. Creating and maintaining high-performing collaborative research teams: the importance of diversity and socio-cognitive skills. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment 12:31-38.

Combourieu-Nebout, N., O. Peyron, V. Bout-Roumazeilles, S. Goring, I. Dormoy, S. Joannin, L. Sadori, G. Siani, and M. Magny, 2013. Holocene vegetation and climate changes in central Mediterranean inferred from a high-resolution marine pollen record (Adriatic Sea). Climate of the Past 9:2023-2042.

Courtney-Mustaphi, Colin, and Konrad Gajewski, 2013. Holocene sediments from a coastal lake on northern Devon Island, Nunavut, Canada. Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences DOI: 10.1139/cjes-2012-0143.

Czarnecki, Joanna M., Shahin E. Dashtgard, Vera Pospelova, Rolf W. Mathewes and James A. MacEachern, 2014. Palynology and geochemistry of channel-margin sediments across the tidal-fluvial transition, lower Fraser River, Canada: Implications for the Rock Record. Marine and Petroleum Geology 51:152-166. DOI: 10.1016/j.marpetgeo.2013.12.008

Dickson, T. R., D. G. Bos, M. G. Pellatt and I. R. Walker, 2014. A midge-salinity transfer function for inferring sea level change and landscape evolution in the Hudson Bay Lowlands, Manitoba, Canada. Journal of Paleolimnology 51:325-341. DOI: 10.1007/s10933-013-9714-x.

Dillhoff, R., T. Dillhoff, D. R. Greenwood, M. DeVore, and K. Pigg, 2013. The Eocene Thomas Ranch flora, British Columbia. Botany 91(8):514-529, DOI: 10.1139/cjb-2012-0313

Durantou, L., A. Rochon, D. Ledu, G. Massé, S. Schmidt and M. Babin (in press) Quantitative reconstruction of sea-surface conditions over the last ~150 yr in the Beaufort Sea based on dinoflagellate cyst assemblages: the role of large-scale atmospheric circulation patterns. Biogeosciences Discussion 9:7257-7289, BioGeosciences (accepted).

Eldrett, J. S., D. R. Greenwood, M. Polling, H. Brinkhuis and A Sluijs, 2014. A seasonality trigger for carbon injection at the Paleocene-Eocene thermal maximum. Climate of the Past 10: 759-769. doi:10.5194/cp-10-759-2014.

Eyles, N., M. Meriano and P. Chow-Fraser, 2013. Impacts of European settlement (1840-present) in a Great Lake watershed and lagoon: Frenchman's Bay, Lake Ontario, Canada. Environmental Earth Sciences 68(8):2211-2228.

Fortin, M-C., and Konrad Gajewski (in press) Potential problems with the use of gridded climate data in regional quantitative paleoenvironmental studies from data-poor regions. Journal of Paleolimnology. doi 10.1007/s10933- 012-9639-9.

Fréchette, B., and Anne de Vernal, 2013. Evidence for large-amplitude biome and climate changes in Atlantic Canada during the last interglacial and mid-Wisconsinan periods. Quaternary Research 79(2):242-255. DOI: 10.1016/j.yqres.2012.11.011

Friel, Charlotte E., Sarah A. Finkelstein and Anthony M. Davis, 2014. Relative importance of hydrological and climatic controls on Holocene paleoenvironments inferred using diatom and pollen records from a lake in the central Hudson Bay Lowlands, Canada. The Holocene 24(3):295-306. DOI: 10.1177/0959683613518587

Gajewski, Konrad, Joan Bunbury, Mary Vetter, Nicole Kroeker and Amina H. Khan, 2014. Paleoenvironmental Studies in the southwest Yukon. KLRS 50th anniversary issue. Arctic KLRS Special Issue

Galloway, J. M., A. R. Sweet, G. T. Swindles, K. Dewing, T. Hadlari, A. F. Embry, and H. Sanei, 2013. Middle Jurassic to Lower Cretaceous paleoclimate of Sverdrup Basin, Canadian Arctic Archipelago inferred from the palynostratigraphy. Marine and Petroleum Geology 44:240-255.

Galloway, J. M., A. Wigston, R. T. Patterson, G. T. Swindles, E. Reinhardt, and H. M. Roe, 2013. Climate change and decadal to centennial-scale climate periodicities recorded in a late Holocene NE Pacific marine record: Examining the role of solar forcing. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 386(15):669-689.

Gill, J. L., K. K. McLauchlan, A. M. Skibbe, S. Goring and J. W. Williams, 2013. Linking abundances of the dung fungus Sporormiella to the density of Plains bison: Implications for assessing grazing by megaherbivores in the paleorecord. Journal of Ecology 101:1125-1136.

Goring, Simon, Terri Lacourse, Marlow G. Pellatt and Rolf W Mathewes, 2013. Pollen richness is not correlated to plant species richness in British Columbia, Canada. Journal of Ecology 101:1137-1145.

Goring, S., K. Weathers, W. Dodds, K. Cheruvelil, J. Kominoski, J Rüegg, L. Sweet and R. Utz, 2014. The collaborative culture of Macrosystems Ecology: Optimizing participant benefits. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment 12:39-47.

Hadley, K. R., M. S. V. Douglas, D. Lim, and John Smol, 2013. Diatom assemblages and limnological variables from 40 lakes and ponds on Bathurst Island and neighboring high Arctic islands. International Review of Hydrobiology 98(1):44-59.

Haggart, J.W., K. M. Bell, C. J. Schröder-Adams, J. A. Campbell, J. B. Mahoney, and K. Jackson, 2013. New biostratigraphic data from Cretaceous strata of the Eagle Plain region, northern Yukon: reassessment of age and regional stratigraphic relationships. Bulletin of Canadian Petroleum Geology 61(2):101-132.

Heffernan, J., P. Soranno, M. Angilletta, L. Buckley, W. Dodds, T. Harms, T. Keitt, A. Knapp, J. Kominoski, B. McDowell, H. Powell, J. Xiao, D. Gruner, S. Goring, L. Koenig, J. Kellner, A. Richardson, A. Rocha, C. Stow, R. Vargas and K. Weathers, 2014. What is macrosystems ecology? Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment 12:5-14.

Huntley, M. J. W., R. W. Mathewes, and W. Shotyk, 2013. High-resolution palynology, climate change and human impact on a late Holocene peat bog on Haida Gwaii, British Columbia, Canada. The Holocene 23(11):1572-1583.

Jagdis, Amanda, and Gordon Sussman, 2012. Anaphylaxis from bee pollen supplement. CMAJ 184(10):1167-1169. DOI: 10.1503/cmaj.112181 (CMAJ = Canadian Medical Association Journal)

Karrow, Paul K., and G. L. Mackie, 2013. Postglacial lake shoreline surveys and lacustrine paleobiotic records in northern Bruce and Grey counties, Ontario, Canada. Journal of Great Lakes Research 39(1):100-109. DOI: 10.1016/j.jglr.2012.11.005

Kotthoff, U., D. R. Greenwood, F. M. G. McCarthy, K. Müller-Navarra, and S. P. Hesselbo, 2013. Vegetation and climate development on the North American Atlantic Coastal Plain from 33 to 13 million years ago (IODP Expedition 313). Climate of the Past Discussions 9:6551-6603. DOI:10.5194/cpd-9-6551-2013

Lamarre, A., G. Magnan, M. Garneau and É. Boucher, 2013. A testate amoeba-based transfer function for paleohydrological reconstruction from boreal and subarctic peatlands in northeastern Canada. Quaternary International 306:88-96. DOI: 10.1016/j.quaint.2013.05.054.

Lucas, J. D. and Terri Lacourse, 2013. Holocene vegetation history and fire regimes of Pseudotsuga menziesii forests in the Gulf Islands National Park Reserve, southwestern British Columbia, Canada. Quaternary Research 79(3):366-376.

McCune, J. L., M. G. Pellatt and M. Vellend, 2013. Multidisciplinary synthesis of long-term human-ecosystem interactions: a perspective from the Garry oak ecosystem of British Columbia. Biological Conservation 166:293-300.

McCune, J. L., and M. G. Pellatt, 2013. Phytoliths of southeastern Vancouver Island, Canada, and their potential use to reconstruct shifting boundaries between douglas-fir forest and oak Savannah. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 383-384:59-71.

McLeman, R., J. Dupre, L. Berrang-Ford, J. Ford, K. Gajewski, and G. Marchildon, 2013. What we Learned from the Dust bowl: Lessons in Science, Policy and Adaptation. Population and Environment DOI 10.1007/s11111-013-0190-z.

Michelutti, N., K. M. McCleary, D. Antoniades, P. Sutherland, J. M. Blais, M. S. V. Douglas, and J. P. Smol, 2013. Using paleolimnology to track the impacts of early Arctic peoples on freshwater ecosystems from southern Baffin Island, Nunavut. Quaternary Science Reviews 76:82-95.

Mudie, Peta J., and Michelle A. Lelièvre (in press) Palynological study of a Mi’kmaw shell midden, Northeast Nova Scotia, Canada. Journal of Archaeological Science, on-line. DOI: 10.1016/j.jas.2012.10.004,

Mustaphi, C. J. C., and M. F. Pisaric, 2013. Varying influence of climate and aspect as controls of montane forest fire regimes during the late Holocene, south-eastern British Columbia, Canada. Journal of Biogeography 40(10):1983-1996. DOI: 10.1111/jbi.12143.

Neil, Karen, Konrad Gajewski and Matthew Betts, 2014. Human-ecosystem interactions in relation to Holocene environmental change in Port Joli Harbour, southwestern Nova Scotia, Canada. Quaternary Research 81(2):203-212. DOI: 10.1016/j.yqres.2014.01.001

Neulieb, T., E. Levac, J. Southon, M. Lewis, I. F. Pendea, and G. L. Chmura, 2013. Potential pitfalls in pollen dating. Radiocarbon 55 (2-3): 1142-1155. DOI: 10.2458/azu_js_rc.55.16274

O’Reilly, Benjamin C., Sarah A. Finkelstein and Joan Bunbury, 2014. Pollen-derived paleovegetation reconstruction and long-term carbon accumulation at a fen site in the Attawapiskat River watershed, Hudson Bay lowlands, Canada. Arctic, Antarctic and Alpine Research 46(1):6-18. DOI: 10.1657/1938-4246-46.1.6

Paquette, N., and Konrad Gajewski, 2013. Climatic change causes abrupt changes in forest composition, inferred from a high-resolution pollen record, southwestern Quebec, Canada. Quaternary Science Reviews 75:169-180.

Peyron, O., M. Magny, S. Goring, S. Joannin, J.-L. de Beaulieu, E. Brugiapaglia, L. Sadori, G. Garfi, K. Kouli, and N. Combourieu-Nebout, 2013. Contrasting patterns of climatic changes during the Holocene in the central Mediterranean (Italy) reconstructed from pollen data. Climate of the Past 9:1233-1252.

Pienkowski, A. J., J. H. England, M. F. A. Furze, S. Blasco, P. J. Mudie, and B. MacLean, 2013. 11000 yrs of environmental change in the Northwest Passage: A multiproxy core record from central Parry Channel, Canadian High Arctic. Marine Geology 341:68-85.

Pienkowski, A. J., J. H. England, M. F. A. Furze, B. MacLean, and S. Blasco, 2013. The late Quaternary environmental evolution of marine Arctic Canada: Barrow Strait to Lancaster Sound. Quaternary Science Reviews, in press. DOI:10.1016/j.quascirev.2013.09.025

Quilichini, Teagan D., Carl J. Douglas and A. Lacey Samuels, 2014. New views of tapetum ultrastructure and pollen exine development in Arabidopsis thaliana. Annals of Botany, DOI: 10.1093/aob/mcu042

Radi, Taoufik, Sophie Bonnet, Marc-André Cormier, Anne de Vernal, Lise Durantou, Étienne Faubert, Martin J. Head, Maryse Henry, Vera Pospelova, André Rochon and Nicolas Van Nieuwenhove, 2013. Operational taxonomy and (paleo-)autecology of round, brown, spiny dinoflagellate cysts from the Quaternary of high northern latitudes. Marine Micropaleontology 98:41-57. DOI: 10.1016/j.marmicro.2012.11.001

Refsnider, K. A., G. H. Miller, M. L. Fogel, B. Fréchette, R. Bowden, J. T. Andrews and G. L. Farmer, 2014. Subglacially precipitated carbonates record geochemical interactions and pollen preservation at the base of the Laurentide Ice Sheet on central Baffin Island, eastern Canadian Arctic. Quaternary Research 81(1):94-105. DOI: 10.1016/j.yqres.2013.10.014

Schröder-Adams, C. J., J. O. Herrle, A. F. Embry, J. W. Haggart, J. M. Galloway, A. T. Pugh and D. M. Harwood, 2014. Aptian to Santonian foraminiferal biostratigraphy and paleoenvironmental change in the Sverdrup Basin as revealed at Glacier Fiord, Axel Heiberg Island, Canadian Arctic Archipelago. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology (in press) http://

Sonnenburg, E. P., J. I. Boyce, and E. J. Reinhardt, 2013. Multi-proxy lake sediment record of prehistoric (Paleoindian-Archaic) archaeological paleoenvironments at Rice Lake, Ontario, Canada. Quaternary Science Reviews 73:77-92.

Strong, W. L. and L. V. Hills, 2013. Holocene migration of lodgepole pine (Pinus contorta var. latifolia) in southern Yukon, Canada. The Holocene 23(9):1340-1349.

Swindles, G. T., J. Galloway, Z. Outram, K. Turner, J. E. Schofield, A. Newton, A. J. Dugmore, M. J. Church, E. Watson, C. M. Batt, J. M. Bond, J. K. Edwards, V. Turner, and D. Bashford, 2013. Redeposited cryptotephra layers in Holocene peats linked to anthropogenic activity. The Holocene 23:1493-1501.

Townsend, L., and R. J. Hebda, 2013. Pollen and Macro-Fossil Assemblages in Disturbed Urban Wetlands on South Vancouver Island Reveal Recent Invasion of Reed Canary grass (Phalaris arundinacea) and Guide Restoration. Restoration Ecology 21(1):114-123. DOI: 10.1111/j.1526-100X.2011.00851.x

van Bellen, S., M. Garneau, A. A. Ali, A. Lamarre, É. C. Robert, G. Magnan, H. Asnong and S. Pratte, 2013. Poor fen succession over ombrotrophic peat related to late Holocene increased surface wetness in subarctic Quebec, Canada. Journal of Quaternary Science 28(8):748-760. DOI: 10.1002/jqs.2670

Watchorn, M. A., P. B. Hamilton, and R. T. Patterson, 2013. The paleolimnology of Haynes Lake, Oak Ridges Moraine, Ontario, Canada: documenting anthropogenic and climatic disturbances. Environmental Earth Sciences 68(7):1823-1834.

Weston, J. F., R. A. MacRae, P. Ascoli, M. K. E. Cooper, R. A. Fensome, D. Shaw, and G. L. Williams, 2012. A revised biostratigraphic and well-log sequencestratigraphic framework for the Scotian Margin, offshore eastern Canada. Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences 49(12): 1417-1462 DOI: 10.1139/e2012-070.

White, C. E., T. Palacios, S. Jensen and S. M. Barr (in press) Cambrian-Ordovician acritarchs in the Meguma terrane, Nova Scotia, Canada: Resolution of early Paleozoic stratigraphy and implications for paleogeography. Geological Society of America Bulletin, online version. DOI: 10.1130/B30638.1

Yanko-Hombach, V., P. J. Mudie, S. Kadurin and E. Larchenkov, 2013. Holocene marine transgression in the Black Sea: New evidence from the northwestern Black Sea shelf. Quaternary International (in press).

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