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Dermot Antoniades

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Dermot
Antoniades
Assistant professor
Canada Research Chair in Aquatic environments and water quality

Phone : 418-656-2131 poste 408996


Research Interests


  • Paleolimnology
  • Aquatic ecology
  • Polar ecosystems
  • climate change


Education


2005 - 2009
Postdoctoral fellowship
CEN, Université Laval, Canada

2004 - 2005
Postdoctoral fellowship
Department of Geology, University of Toronto, Canada

Date - 2004
PhD. Geology/Paleolimnology
University of Toronto, Canada
The limnology, diatom autecology, and paleolimnology of lakes andPonds from Alert, Ellesmere Island, Isachsen, Ellef Ringnes Island, and MouldBay, Prince Patrick Island, Canadian High Arctic.

Date - 1995
B.Sc. Honours, Environmental Studies (Earth System Science)
Queen’s University, Canada

Research Experience


Associate Professor - Tier II Canada Research Chair, (2019 - present)
Aquatic environments and water quality, Departement of Geography
Université Laval, Canada
https://www.ulaval.ca/la-recherche/unites-de-recherche/chaires-de-recherche-du-canada/chaire-de-recherche-du-canada-en-environnement-aquatique-et-qualite-de-leau

Assistant Professor (2014 - 2019)
Aquatic environments and water quality, Departement of Geography
Université Laval, Canada

Docente Libre (2011 - 2014)
Limnology, Faculty of Science
Universidad de la República, Uruguay

Researcher, Level 3 (2009 - 2014)
Limnology, Faculty of Science
PEDECIBA Geociencias, Uruguay

Research Assistant (2009 - 2010)
Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences
University of Alberta, Canada
https://www.ualberta.ca/earth-sciences/index.html

Postdoctoral fellowship (2005 - 2009)
Centre d’études nordiques, CEN
Université Laval, Canada
http://www.cen.ulaval.ca/

Postdoctoral fellowship (2004 - 2005)
Department of Geology
University of Toronto, Canada

Scientific Leadership


Leader (2019 - present)
Tier II Canada Research Chair in Aquatic environments and water quality
Université Laval, Canada

Co-Leader (2019 - present)
NUNANTAR - Analysis of nunataks of the Antarctic Peninsula as multiproxy data sources on environmental change and climate dynamics
International consortium

Co-Leader (2015 - 2021)
FRQNT - Centre d'études nordiques (CEN)
Université Laval, Canada

Co-Leader (2018 - 2021)
FRQNT - Lake ecosystem dynamics across four eastern Canadian ecozones over the last ~150 years: A “big data” approach
Université Laval, Canada

Co-Leader (2016 - 2021)
NSERC - Canadian Lake Pulse Network
Université Laval, Canada

Co-Leader (2018 - 2021)
PALEOGREEN - Glacial oscillations and climate variability in NE Greenland
International consortium

Leader (2017 - 2020)
FRQNT - Aquatic ecosystems and their microbiota as sentinels and archives of high Arctic Environmental change
Université Laval, Canada

Leader (2015 - 2020)
NSERC - Holocene environmental change in northern aquatic ecosystems
Université Laval, Canada

Leader (2017 - 2020)
FRQNT - An evaluation of the impacts of polar bases on aquatic ecosystems
Université Laval, Canada

Leader (2015 - 2020)
NSERC - Long-term responses of aquatic ecosystems to environmental change
Université Laval, Canada

Awards


2017/08 - 2018/03
SCAR Visiting Professor Award to promote international linkages and research development

2014 - 2024
Canada Research Chair - Tier II Canada Research Chair in Aquatic Environments and Water Quality

2002
Best Student Poster, Honourable Mention - North American Lake Management Society (NALMS)

2001
Outstanding Student Abstract - 16th North American Diatom Symposium

Publications


2020

Michelutti, N., Douglas, M.-S.-V., Antoniades, D., Lehnherr, I., St. Louis, V.-L., St. Pierre, K., Muir, D.-C.-G., Brunskill, G., Smol, J.-P. (2020) Contrasting The Ecological Effects Of Decreasing Ice Cover Versus Accelerated Glacial Melt On The High Arctic's Largest Lake, Proceedings Of The Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 287(1929), 20201185. https://doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2020.1185

Saulnier‐Talbot, É., Antoniades, D., & Pienitz, R. (2020). Hotspots of biotic compositional change in lakes along vast latitudinal transects in northern Canada. Global Change Biology, 26(4), 2270–2279. https://doi.org/10.1111/gcb.15016


2019

Bartosiewicz, M., Przytulska, A., Deshpande, B. N., Antoniades, D., Cortes, A., MacIntyre, S., Lehmann, M. F., & Laurion, I. (2019). Effects of climate change and episodic heat events on cyanobacteria in a eutrophic polymictic lake. Science of The Total Environment, 693, 133414. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2019.07.220

Huot, Y., Brown, C. A., Potvin, G., Antoniades, D., Baulch, H. M., Beisner, B. E., Bélanger, S., Brazeau, S., Cabana, H., Cardille, J. A., del Giorgio, P. A., Gregory-Eaves, I., Fortin, M.-J., Lang, A. S., Laurion, I., Maranger, R., Prairie, Y. T., Rusak, J. A., Segura, P. A., … Walsh, D. A. (2019). The NSERC Canadian Lake Pulse Network: A national assessment of lake health providing science for water management in a changing climate. Science of The Total Environment, 695, 133668. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2019.133668

Oliva, M., Antoniades, D., Serrano, E., Giralt, S., Liu, E. J., Granados, I., Pla-Rabes, S., Toro, M., Hong, S. G., & Vieira, G. (2019). The deglaciation of Barton Peninsula (King George Island, South Shetland Islands, Antarctica) based on geomorphological evidence and lacustrine records. Polar Record, 55(3), 177–188. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0032247419000469

Ruiz-Fernández, J., Oliva, M., Nývlt, D., Cannone, N., García-Hernández, C., Guglielmin, M., Hrbáček, F., Roman, M., Fernández, S., López-Martínez, J., & Antoniades, D. (2019). Patterns of spatio-temporal paraglacial response in the Antarctic Peninsula region and associated ecological implications. Earth-Science Reviews, 192, 379–402. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.earscirev.2019.03.014


2018

Antoniades, D., Giralt, S., Geyer, A., Álvarez-Valero, A. M., Pla-Rabes, S., Granados, I., Liu, E. J., Toro, M., Smellie, J. L., & Oliva, M. (2018). The timing and widespread effects of the largest Holocene volcanic eruption in Antarctica. Scientific Reports, 8(1), 17279. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-018-35460-x

Oliva, M., Pereira, P., & Antoniades, D. (2018). The environmental consequences of permafrost degradation in a changing climate. Science of The Total Environment, 616–617, 435–437. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2017.10.285


2017

Bouchard, F., Proult, V., Pienitz, R., Antoniades, D., Tremblay, R., & Vincent, W. F. (2017). Periphytic diatom community structure in thermokarst ecosystems of Nunavik (Québec, Canada). Arctic Science, AS-2016-0020. https://doi.org/10.1139/AS-2016-0020

Oliva, M., Hrbacek, F., Ruiz-Fernández, J., de Pablo, M. Á., Vieira, G., Ramos, M., & Antoniades, D. (2017). Active layer dynamics in three topographically distinct lake catchments in Byers Peninsula (Livingston Island, Antarctica). CATENA, 149, 548–559. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.catena.2016.07.011


2016

Bonilla, S., González-Piana, M., Soares, M. C. S., Huszar, V. L. M., Becker, V., Somma, A., Marinho, M. M., Kokociński, M., Dokulil, M., Antoniades, D., & Aubriot, L. (2016). The success of the cyanobacterium Cylindrospermopsis raciborskii in freshwaters is enhanced by the combined effects of light intensity and temperature. Journal of Limnology, 75(3), 606–617. https://doi.org/10.4081/jlimnol.2016.1479

Liu, E. J., Oliva, M., Antoniades, D., Giralt, S., Granados, I., Pla-Rabes, S., Toro, M., & Geyer, A. (2016). Expanding the tephrostratigraphical framework for the South Shetland Islands, Antarctica, by combining compositional and textural tephra characterisation. Sedimentary Geology, 340, 49–61. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.sedgeo.2015.08.002

Oliva, M., Antoniades, D., Giralt, S., Granados, I., Pla-Rabes, S., Toro, M., Liu, E. J., Sanjurjo, J., & Vieira, G. (2016). The Holocene deglaciation of the Byers Peninsula (Livingston Island, Antarctica) based on the dating of lake sedimentary records. Geomorphology, 261, 89–102. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.geomorph.2016.02.029

Oliva, M., Serrano, E., Gómez-Ortiz, A., González-Amuchastegui, M. J., Nieuwendam, A., Palacios, D., Pérez-Alberti, A., Pellitero-Ondicol, R., Ruiz-Fernández, J., Valcárcel, M., Vieira, G., & Antoniades, D. (2016). Spatial and temporal variability of periglaciation of the Iberian Peninsula. Quaternary Science Reviews, 137, 176–199. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.quascirev.2016.02.017

Oliva, M., & Antoniades, D. (2016). Recent advances in the study of limnological processes in permafrost environments. Sedimentary Geology, 340, 1–2. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.sedgeo.2016.05.010

Oliva Franganillo, M., Antoniades, D., Giralt, S., Granados, I., Pla Rabes, S., Toro, M., & Sanjurjo, J. (2016). La deglaciación de las áreas libres de hielo de las islas Shetland del Sur (Antártida). Ejemplos de Byers (Livingston) y Barton (King George). Cuaternario y Geomorfología, 30(1–2), 105. https://doi.org/10.17735/cyg.v30i1-2.48665


2015

Toro, M., Quesada, A., Camacho, A., Oliva, M., Alcamí, A., Antoniades, D., Bañón, M., Fassnacht, S., Fernández-Valiente, E., Galán, L., Giralt, S., Granados, I., Justel, A., Liu, E. J., López-Bueno, A., Martínez-Cortizas, A., Pla-Rabés, S., Rastrojo, A., Rico, E., … Vincent, W. F. (2015). Actividad investigadora del CEDEX en la Antártida. Ecosistemas acuáticos de la Península Byers (Isla Livingston, Antártida marítima) CEDEX research activities in Antarctica. Aquatic ecosystems in Byers Peninsula (Livingston Island, maritime Antarctica). Ingenieria Civil (Madrid), 179, 175–191.


2014

Antoniades, D., Douglas, M. S. V., Michelutti, N., & Smol, J. P. (2014). Determining diatom ecotones and their relationship to terrestrial ecoregion designations in the central Canadian Arctic Islands. Journal of Phycology, 50(4), 610–623. https://doi.org/10.1111/jpy.12195

Martínez de la Escalera, G., Antoniades, D., Bonilla, S., & Piccini, C. (2014). Application of ancient DNA to the reconstruction of past microbial assemblages and for the detection of toxic cyanobacteria in subtropical freshwater ecosystems. Molecular Ecology, 23(23), 5791–5802. https://doi.org/10.1111/mec.12979


2013

Gabito, L., Bonilla, S., & Antoniades, D. (2013). Paleolimnological reconstruction of change in a subtropical lake: a comparison of the subfossil record to limnological data. Limnetica.

Michelutti, N., McCleary, K. M., Antoniades, D., Sutherland, P., Blais, J. M., Douglas, M. S. V., & Smol, J. P. (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. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.quascirev.2013.06.027

Toro, M., Granados, I., Pla, S., Giralt, S., Antoniades, D., Galán, L., Cortizas, A. M., Lim, H. S., & Appleby, P. G. (2013). Chronostratigraphy of the sedimentary record of Limnopolar Lake, Byers Peninsula, Livingston Island, Antarctica. Antarctic Science, 25(2), 198–212. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0954102012000788


2012

Bonilla, S., Aubriot, L., Soares, M. C. S., González-Piana, M., Fabre, A., Huszar, V. L. M., Lürling, M., Antoniades, D., Padisák, J., & Kruk, C. (2012). What drives the distribution of the bloom-forming cyanobacteria Planktothrix agardhii and Cylindrospermopsis raciborskii? FEMS Microbiology Ecology. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1574-6941.2011.01242.x

Veillette, J., Muir, D. C. G., Antoniades, D., Spencer, C., Loewen, T. N., Babaluk, J. A., Reist, J. D., Vincent, W. F., Small, J. M., Spencer, C., Loewen, T. N., Babaluk, J. A., Reist, J. D., & Vincent, W. F. (2012). Perfluorinated Chemicals in Meromictic Lakes on the Northern Coast of Ellesmere Island, High Arctic Canada + Online Appendix 1 (See Article Tools). ARCTIC. https://doi.org/10.14430/arctic4213


2011

Antoniades, D., Francus, P., Pienitz, R., St-Onge, G., & Vincent, W. F. (2011). Holocene dynamics of the Arctic’s largest ice shelf. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1106378108

Kirk, J. L., Muir, D. C. G. C. M. M., Antoniades, D., Douglas, M. S. V., Evans, M. S., Jackson, T. A., Kling, H., Amoureux, S., Lim, D. S. S. S., Pienitz, R., Smolo, J. P., Stewart, K., Wang, X., Yang, F., Lamoureux, S., Lim, D. S. S. S., Pienitz, R., Smol, J. P., Stewart, K., … Yang, F. (2011). Response to comment on climate change and mercury accumulation in Canadian high and subarctic lakes. Environmental Science and Technology. https://doi.org/10.1021/es102840u

Veillette, J., Lovejoy, C., Potvin, M., Harding, T., Jungblut, A. D., Antoniades, D., Chénard, C., Suttle, C. A., & Vincent, W. F. (2011). Milne Fiord epishelf lake: A coastal Arctic ecosystem vulnerable to climate change. Écoscience. https://doi.org/10.2980/18-3-3443

Vincent, W. F., Fortier, D., Lévesque, E., Boulanger-Lapointe, N., Tremblay, B., Sarrazin, D., Antoniades, D., & Mueller, D. R. (2011). Extreme ecosystems and geosystems in the Canadian High Arctic: Ward Hunt Island and vicinity. Écoscience. https://doi.org/10.2980/18-3-3448


2010

Tomkins, J. D., Lamoureux, S. F., Antoniades, D., & Vincent, W. F. (2010). Autumn snowfall and hydroclimatic variability during the past millennium inferred from the varved sediments of meromictic Lake A, northern Ellesmere Island, Canada. Quaternary Research. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.yqres.2010.06.005

Veillette, J., Martineau, M. J., Antoniades, D., Sarrazin, D., & Vincent, W. F. (2010). Effects of loss of perennial lake ice on mixing and phytoplankton dynamics: Insights from High Arctic Canada. Annals of Glaciology. https://doi.org/10.3189/172756411795931921


2009

Antoniades, D., Douglas, M. S. V., & Smol, J. P. (2009). Biogeographic distributions and environmental controls of stream diatoms in the Canadian Arctic Archipelago. Botany. https://doi.org/10.1139/B09-001

Antoniades, D., Hamilton, P. B., Hinz, F., Douglas, M. S. V., & Smol, J. P. (2009). Seven new species of freshwater diatoms (bacillariophyceae) from the canadian arctic archipelago. Nova Hedwigia. https://doi.org/10.1127/0029-5035/2009/0088-0057

Mueller, D., Hove, V. P., Antoniades, D., & Jeffries, M. (2009). High Arctic lakes as sentinel ecosystems: Cascading regime shifts in climate, ice {\textbackslash}ldots. Limnololgy and Oceanography. https://doi.org/10.1029/2007GL032043

Mueller, D. R., Van Hove, P., Antoniades, D., Jeffries, M. O., & Vincent, W. F. (2009). High Arctic lakes as sentinel ecosystems: Cascading regime shifts in climate, ice cover, and mixing. Limnology and Oceanography. https://doi.org/10.4319/lo.2009.54.6_part_2.2371

Tomkins, J. D., Lamoureux, S. F., Antoniades, D., & Vincent, W. F. (2009). Sedimentology of perennial ice-covered, meromictic Lake A, Ellesmere Island, at the northern extreme of CanadaPolar Continental Shelf Program Contribution 00109. Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences. https://doi.org/10.1139/e09-008

Tomkins, J. D., Lamoureux, S. F., Antoniades, D., & Vincent, W. F. (2009). Sedimentary pellets as an ice-cover proxy in a High Arctic ice-covered lake. Journal of Paleolimnology. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10933-008-9255-x

Tomkins, J. D., Lamoureux, S. F., Antoniades, D., & Vincent, W. F. (2009). Sedimentology of perennial ice-covered, meromictic Lake A, Ellesmere Island, at the northern extreme of Canada. Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences. https://doi.org/10.1139/E09-008


2008

Tomkins, J. D., Antoniades, D., Lamoureux, S. F., & Vincent, W. F. (2008). A simple and effective method for preserving the sediment-water interface of sediment cores during transport. Journal of Paleolimnology. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10933-007-9175-1

Veillette, J., Mueller, D. R., Antoniades, D., & Vincent, W. F. (2008). Arctic epishelf lakes as sentinel ecosystems: Past, present and future. Journal of Geophysical Research: Biogeosciences. https://doi.org/10.1029/2008JG000730


2005

Antoniades, D., Douglas, M. S. V., & Smol, J. P. (2005). Benthic diatom autecology and inference model development from the Canadian High Arctic Archipelago. Journal of Phycology. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1529-8817.2005.04049.x

Antoniades, D., Douglas, M. S. V., & Smol, J. P. (2005). Quantitative estimates of recent environmental changes in the Canadian High Arctic inferred from diatoms in lake and pond sediments. Journal of Paleolimnology. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10933-004-6611-3


2004

Antoniades, D. (2004). The limnology, diatom autecology, and paleolimnology of lakes and ponds from Alert, Ellesmere island, Isachsen, Ellefringnes Island, and Mould Bay, Prince Patrick Island, Canadian High Arctic. In UMI. https://doi.org/10.1177/001088048102200214

Antoniades, D., Douglas, M. S. V., & Smol, J. P. (2004). Diatom species-environment relationships and inference models from Isachsen, Ellef Ringnes Island, Canadian High Arctic. Hydrobiologia. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10750-004-4942-8


2003

Antoniades, D., Douglas, M. S. V., & Smol, J. P. (2003). The Physical and Chemical Limnology of 24 Ponds and One Lake from Isachsen, Ellef Ringnes Island, Canadian High Arctic. International Review of Hydrobiology. https://doi.org/10.1002/iroh.200310665

Antoniades, D., Douglas, M. S. V., & Smol, J. R. (2003). Comparative physical and chemical limnology of two Canadian High Arctic regions: Alert (Ellesmere Island, NU) and Mould Bay (Prince Patrick Island, NWT). Archiv Fur Hydrobiologie. https://doi.org/10.1127/0003-9136/2003/0158-0485


Book chapters:

Antoniades, D. (2020). Foreword. In Past Antarctica (p. xix). Elsevier. https://doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-12-817925-3.09986-9

Antoniades, D., Biersma, E. M., Bockheim, J., Cannone, N., Casanova-Katny, A., Chappellaz, J., Chowdhry Beeman, J., Clem, K. R., Convey, P., Fogt, R. L., Giralt, S., Glasser, N. F., Granados, I., Guglielmin, M., Hernández, A., Hobbs, W. R., Hocking, E., Hodgson, D. A., López-Martínez, J., … Zarankin, A. (2020). Contributors. In Past Antarctica (pp. xiii–xv). Elsevier. https://doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-12-817925-3.09990-0

Giralt, S., Hernández, A., Pla-Rabes, S., Antoniades, D., Toro, M., Granados, I., & Oliva, M. (2020). Holocene environmental changes inferred from Antarctic lake sediments. In Past Antarctica (pp. 51–66). Elsevier. https://doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-12-817925-3.00003-3

Antoniades, D. (2019). Holocene book review: Diatom Taxonomy and Ecology: From France to the Sub-Antarctic Islands. The Holocene, 29(3), 528–528. https://doi.org/10.1177/0959683618824161

Vincent, W. F., Antoniades, D., Veillette, J., Pouliot, J., Sarrazin, D., Tomkins, J., Bottos, E., & Spenser, J. (2006). NEIGE: Northern Ellesmere Island in the Global Environment. Report to Parks Canada Inuktitut.