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Département de Biologie /
Pavillon Alexandre-Vachon
1045, av. de la Médecine, local 2064
Université Laval
Québec (Québec) G1V 0A6
Phone : +1 418 656 2131 ext. 4880


Claudia Zimmermann

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Research Professional - Paleolimnology

Phone : 418-656-2131 #5809
Fax : 418-656-2978


M. Sc. Geography (2000)
Université Laval, Québec, Canada / Universität des Saarlandes, Germany
Specialization: Biogeography

Research Interests:

Paleolimnology, diatom analyses, paleoecology, paleoclimate, macrofossil analyses


Zimmermann C., Jouve G., Pienitz R., Francus P. & Maidana N.I, 2015. Late Glacial and Early Holocene cyclic changes in paleowind conditions and lake levels inferred from diatom assemblage shifts in Laguna Potrok Aike sediments (southern Patagonia, Argentina). Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 427: 20-31. DOI: 10.1016/j.palaeo.2015.03.006.

Zimmermann C., Poulin M. & Pienitz R., 2010. Diatoms of North America: The Pliocene-Pleistocene freshwater flora of Bylot Island, Nunavut, Canadian High Arctic. Iconographia Diatomologica no. 21. Gantner Verlag, Ruggell, Liechtenstein. 407 pp.

Lavoie C., Zimmermann C. & Pellerin S., 2001. Peatland restoration in southern Québec (Canada): A paleoecological perspective. Écoscience 8(2): 247-258.

Zimmermann C. & Lavoie C., 2001. A paleoecological analysis of a southern permafrost peatland, Charlevoix, Quebec. Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences 38: 909-919.