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  • Burk, S., Muir, D.C.G., Barst, B.D., Kirk, J., Iqaluk, D.,Wang, X., Pope, M., Lamoureux, S.F., Lafrenière,M.J. (in press) Climate-related Drivers Cause Divergent Temporal Trends in Arctic Char Mercury Concentrations from Paired Lakes on Melville Island, Nunavut, Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry, accepted September 2023.

  • Saros, J., Arp, C., Bouchard, F., Comte, J., Couture, R.-M., Dean, J., Lafreniere, M., Macintyre, S., McGowan, S., Rautio, M., Prater, C., Tank, S., Walvoord, M., Wickland, K., Antoniades, D., Ayala Borda, P., Canário, J., Drake, T., Folhas Ferreira, D. and Vincent, W., 2023. Sentinel responses of Arctic freshwater systems to climate: linkages, evidence, and a roadmap for future research. Arctic Science, 9. 356–392

  • Paquette, M., Lafrenière, M.J. and Lamoureux, S.F., 2023. Landscape influence on permafrost ground ice geochemistry in a polar desert environment, Resolute Bay, Nunavut. Arctic Science, 9(2): 465-482.


  • Beel, C.R., Heslop, J.K., Orwin, J.F., Pope, M.A., Schevers, A.J., Hung, J.K.Y., Lafrenière, M.J., Lamoureux, S.F. (2021) Emerging dominance of summer rainfall driving High Arctic terrestrial-aquatic connectivity, 12(1):1448.
  • Joanne, K. H., Jacqueline, K. Y. H., Huan, T., Myrna, J. S., Fiona, M. C., Nigel, R., . . . Scott, F. L. (2020). Diverging pond dissolved organic matter characteristics yield similar CO2 flux potentials in a disturbed High Arctic landscape. Environmental Research Letters,16(4): 044016


  • Fouché, J., Christiansen, C. T., Lafrenière, M. J., Grogan, P., & Lamoureux, S. F. (2020). Canadian permafrost stores large pools of ammonium and optically distinct dissolved organic matter. Nature Communications, 11(1) :4500.
  • Beel, C.R., Lamoureux, S.F., Orwin, J.F. et al. (2020) Differential impact of thermal and physical permafrost disturbances on High Arctic dissolved and particulate fluvial fluxes. Sci Rep 10:11836.
  • Paquette M, Fortier D, Lafrenière MJ, Vincent WF. (2020). Periglacial slopewash dominated by solute transfers and subsurface erosion on a High Arctic slope. Permafrost and Periglacial Processes, 2020; 31: 472– 486.


  • Cabrerizo A, Muir DCG, Teixeira C, Lamoureux SF, Lafrenière MJ. 2019. Snow Deposition and Melting as Drivers of Polychlorinated Biphenyls and Organochlorine Pesticides in Arctic Rivers, Lakes, and Ocean. Environmental Science & Technology 53:14377-14386.
  • Chiasson-Poirier G, Franssen J, Lafrenière Melissa J, Fortier D, Lamoureux SF. 2019. Seasonal evolution of active layer thaw depth and hillslope-stream connectivity in a permafrost watershed. Water Resources Research 56:e2019WR0228.
  • Lafrenière MJ, Lamoureux SF (2019) Effects of changing permafrost conditions on hydrological processes and fluvial fluxes, Earth-Science Reviews. 191: 212-223.
  • Coch C, Juhls B, Lamoureux SF, Lafrenière M, Fritz M, Heim B, Lantuit H. (2019) Characterizing organic matter composition in small Low and High Arctic catchments using terrestrial colored dissolved organic matter (cDOM). Biogeosciences, 16(23):4535-4553


  • Cabrerizo A, Muir DCG, De Silva A, Wang X, Lamoureux SF, Lafreniere, MJ3 (2018) Legacy and emerging persistent organic pollutants (POPs) in terrestrial compartments in the High Arctic: sorption and secondary sources. Environmental Science and Technology, 52:14187-14197.
  • Grewer DM, Lafrenière MJ2, Lamoureux SF, Simpson MJ (2018) Spatial and temporal shifts in fluvial sedimentary organic matter composition from a High Arctic Watershed impacted by localized slope disturbances, Organic Geochemistry, 123:113-125.
  • Christiansen CT, Lafrenière MJ3, Henry, G., Grogan P. (2018). Long-term deepened snow depletes tundra mineral soil carbon and promotes evergreen shrub dominance. Global Change Biology. 24(8): 3508-3525.
  • Wang J-J, Lafrenière MJ1, Lamoureux SF, Simpson A, Simpson M (2018) Differences in riverine and pond water dissolved organic matter composition and sources in the Canadian High Arctic with active layer detachments, Environmental Science & Technology, 52(3), 1062-1071. 
  • Lamoureux SF, Lafrenière MJ1 (2018) More than just snowmelt: integrated watershed science for changing climate and permafrost at the Cape Bounty Arctic Watershed Observatory.  Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews (WIREs) Water. 5(1), e1255.


  • Roberts KE, Lamoureux SF, Kyser TK, Muir DCG, Lafrenière MJ, Iqaluk D, Pienkowski AJ, Normandeau A (2017) Climate and permafrost effects on the chemistry and ecosystems of High Arctic Lakes, Nature Scientific Reports, 7(1), 13292.
  • Lamoureux SF, Lafrenière MJ (2017) More than just snowmelt: integrated watershed science for changing climate and permafrost at the Cape Bounty Arctic Watershed Observatory. Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews (WIREs) Water.
  • Gillman M*, Lamoureux SF, Lafrenière MJ (in press) Calibration of a modified temperature-light intensity logger for quantifying water electrical conductivity, Water Resources Research 53(9), 8120-8126.
  • Inglese C, Christiansen C, Lamhonwah D*, Moniz K, Montross S*, Lamoureux SF, Lafrenière MJ, Grogan P, Walker VK (2017) Examination of soil microbial communities after permafrost thaw subsequent to an active layer detachment in the High Arctic, Arctic, Antarctic and Alpine Research 49(3), 455-472.
  • Lafrenière MJ, Louiseize NL*, Lamoureux SL (2017) Active layer slope disturbances affect seasonality and composition of dissolved nitrogen export from High Arctic headwater catchments. Arctic Science. 3(2): 429-450.
  • Lamhonwah D*, Lafrenière MJ, Lamoureux SF, Wolfe BB (2017) Evaluating the hydrological and hydrochemical responses of a High Arctic catchment during an exceptionally warm summer. Hydrological Processes, 31:2296–2313. DOI: 10.1002/hyp.11191
  • Fouché J*, Lafrenière MJ, Rutherford K*, Lamoureux SF (2017) Seasonal hydrology and permafrost disturbance impacts on dissolved organic matter composition in High Arctic headwater catchments. Arctic Science, 3(2): 378-405.
  • Lamhonwah D*, Lafrenière MJ, Lamoureux SF, Wolfe BB (2017) Multi-year impacts of permafrost disturbance and thermal perturbation on High Arctic stream chemistry. Arctic Science, 3(2): 254-276.


  • Grewer, DM, Lafrenière MJ, Lamoureux SF, Simpson MJ. (2016). Redistribution of soil organic matter by permafrost disturbance in the Canadian High Arctic. Biogeochemistry. 128: 397-415.
  • Wasiuta, VW*, Norman, A-L, Lafrenière, MJ (2015) Background atmospheric sulfate deposition at a remote alpine site in the Southern Canadian Rocky Mountains. Journal of Geophysical Research – Atmospheres, 120: 11,352-11,367, doi:10.1002/2015/JD023835
  • Holloway J, Lamoureux SF, Montross S*, Lafrenière MJ (2016). Hydroclimatic and Landscape Controls over Mudboil Formation in the Canadian High Arctic. Permafrost and Periglacial Processes. 27(2): 204-218.


  • Wasiuta, VW*, Lafrenière, MJ, Norman, A-L, Hastings, M (2015) Summer deposition of sulfate and reactive nitrogen to two alpine valleys in the Canadian Rocky Mountains, Atmospheric Environment, 101:270-285.
  • Wasiuta, VW*, Lafrenière, MJ, Norman, A-L (2015) Atmospheric nitrogen and sulfur deposition in the Southern Canadian Rocky Mountains. Journal of Hydrology, 523: 563–573
  • Grewer, DM, Lafrenière, MJ, Lamoureux, SF, Simpson, MJ (2015) Potential shifts in Canadian High Arctic sedimentary organic matter composition with permafrost active layer detachments. Organic Geochemistry 79: 1-13.
  • Young, KL, Lafrenière, MJ, Lamoureux, SF, Abnizova, A, Miller, E (2015) Seasonal stream regimes and Multi-Year water budgets of hillslope catchments at Polar Bear Pass and Cape Bounty, Nunavut Including Comparisons to other small Arctic Watershed Studies, Hydrology Research, 46(4): doi:10.2166/nh.2014.004


  • Lamoureux, SF and MJ Lafrenière (2014) Seasonal fluxes and age of particulate organic carbon exported from Arctic catchments impacted by localized permafrost slope disturbances. Environmental Research Letters, ERL/478018/SPE/311097
  • Lamoureux, SF, Lafrenière, MJ, Favaro, E (2014) Erosion dynamics following localized permafrost slope disturbances, Geophysical Research Letters, 2014GL060677R.
  • Louiseize, NL*, Lafrenière, MJ, Hastings, M (2014) Stable isotopic evidence of enhanced export of microbially derived NO3- following active layer slope disturbance in the Canadian High Arctic, Biogeochemistry, 121:1–16, DOI 10.1007/s10533-014-0023-x


  • Lafrenière MJ and SF Lamoureux (2013) Thermal perturbation and rainfall runoff have greater impact on seasonal solute loads than physical disturbance of the active layer. Permafrost and Periglacial Processes, 24: 241-251. DIO:10.1002/ppp.1784.
  • Mitchell AC, Lafrenière MJ, Skidmore ML, Boyd E (2013) Influence of bedrock mineral composition on microbial diversity in a subglacial environment, Geology, G34194.1, published on June 20, 2013, doi:10.1130/G34194.1
  • Lafrenière, MJ, Laurin, E*, Lamoureux, SF (2013) Impact of snow augmentation on solute fluxes from High Arctic headwater catchments. Vadose Zone Journal 12: vzj2012.0058


  • Abnizova, A, Young, K, and Lafrenière, MJ (2012) Pond hydrology and dissolved carbon dynamics at Polar Bear Pass wetland, Bathurst Island, Nunavut, Ecohydrology, DOI: 10.1002/eco.1323. published online, Oct 11, 2012
  • Lewis, T*, Lafrenière, MJ, Lamoureux, SF (2012) The impact of permafrost disturbances and climate on runoff chemistry of two High Arctic rivers. Hydrological Processes, 26: 2003-2018, DOI:10.1002/hyp.8335.
  • Dugan H, Lamoureux SF, Lafrenière, MJ, Lewis, T*. (2012) The impact of permafrost disturbances and sediment loading on the limnological characteristics of two high arctic lakes. Permafrost and Periglacial Processes 23: 119–126.


  • Woods, GC, Simpson, MJ, Pautler, BG, Lamoureux, SF, Lafrenière, MJ, Simpson, AJ (2011) Evidence for the enhanced lability of dissolved organic matter following permafrost slope disturbance in the Canadian High Arctic, Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta. 75(22): 7226-7241, DOI:10.1016/j.gca.2011.08.013.
  • Lafrenière, MJ and KE Sinclair (2011) Snowpack and precipitation chemistry at a high altitude site in the Canadian Rocky Mountains, Journal of Hydrology, 409:737-748, DOI10.1016/j.hydrol.2011.09.007.
  • Boyd, ES, Lange, RK, Mitchell, AC, Havig, JR, Hamilton, TL, Lafrenière, MJ, Shock, EL, Peters, JW, Skidmore, M (2011) Diversity, Abundance, and Potential Activity of Nitrifying and Nitrate Reducing Microbial Assemblages in a Subglacial Ecosystem, Applied Environmental Microbiology, 77:14 4778-4787


  • Lamoureux, SF and MJ Lafrenière (2009). Fluvial impact of extensive active layer detachments, Cape Bounty, Melville Island, Canada, Arctic, Antarctic and Alpine Research, 41(1):59–68.
  • Dugan, H, Lamoureux, SF, Lafrenière, MJ, Lewis, T*(2009). Major hydrological and sediment yield response to summer rainfall in a small High Arctic watershed, Hydrological Processes, 23:1514–1526.


  • Lafrenière MJ and SF Lamoureux (2008). Seasonal dynamics of dissolved nitrogen exports from two High Arctic watersheds, Melville Island, Canada, Hydrology Research, 39 (4): 324-335.