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Faculty of Environmental and Urban Change
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Limnology and Paleoenvironmental Research Group
Canada is a land of lakes!
The Canadian landscape has an abundance of lakes under pressure from multiple stressors. A long-term perspective is needed to understand implications for lake ecosystem functioning, but direct observational monitoring records are rarely available for this purpose. We use lake sediment cores (the field of paleolimnology) to indirectly infer past environmental conditions and trajectories of lake ecosystem change, with a geographical focus in southern Ontario and the Northwest Territories.
Students interested in joining the research group should contact the PIs for more information
The Dehcho Collaborative on Permafrost
A new video on our collaborative research in discontinuous permafrost peatlands was produced for the ArcticNet Annual Scientific Meeting, and is available here.
December 9, 2021
Successful lake coring trip to the Mackenzie Delta region
PhD student Grace Hoskin led a successful field season that collecting sediments from 15 lakes in the region. We are grateful to the Western Arctic Research Centre, Inuvik Hunters and Trappers, and Dr. Steve Kokelj for making the trip possible.
April 19, 2021
2021 Stevenson Award Plenary
Dr. Korosi delivered the J.C. Stevenson Memorial Lecture at the 2021 Canadian Conference for Fisheries Research. The lectureship is conferred upon a young, energetic and creative researcher at the cutting-edge of an aquatic discipline.
February 17, 2021
© 2016-2022 by Jennifer Korosi and Joshua Thienpont
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