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Université Laval
Québec (Québec) G1V 0A6
Canada
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Maurice Levasseur

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Maurice
Levasseur
Professor (ULaval)
Production of DMS and NO2, Harmful algal blooms

Phone : 418-656-2339


Research Interests


  • Marine production of dimethyl sulfide (DMS) and climate impact
  • Oceans, aquatic resources and fisheries
  • Harmful algae
  • Ocean-atmosphere exchanges
  • Marine ecology


Education


1987 - 1990
Ph.D. Oceanography
University of British Columbia, Canada

1979 - 1983
M.Sc. Biology
Université Laval, Canada

1977 - 1979
B.Sc. Biology
Université Laval, Canada

Research Experience


Director (2002 - present)
Interuniversity doctorate program in oceanography / ULaval & UQAR
Université Laval, Canada

Professor (2002 - present)
Departement of biology
Université Laval, Canada

Professor (2009 - 2014)
Environmental Science
University of Manitoba, Canada

Professor (2004 - 2007)
Oceanography
Dalhousie University, Canada

Professor (1991 - 2006)
Institut des Sciences de la Mer (ISMER)
Université du Québec à Rimouski, Canada

Scientific Researcher (RES 04) (1990 - 2002)
Institut Maurice-Lamontagne
Mont-Joli, Canada

Scientific Leadership


Leader (2002 - present)
International SOLAS program
Université Laval, Canada
https://www.solas-int.org/about/solas.html

Director (2007 - 2011)
Canadian research network Arctic SOLAS
Université Laval, Canada
http://www.quebec-ocean.ulaval.ca/en/recherche-reseaux-solas.php

Director (2005 - 2012)
Québec-Ocean
Université Laval, Canada
http://www.quebec-ocean.ulaval.ca/en/index.php

Director (2006 - present)
Canada-China Collaborative Programs
Université Laval, Canada

Awards


2010
Griffith U. Sir Allan Sewell Visiting Fellowship

2008
Guest Professor at Ocean University of Qingdao

Publications


2020

Lizotte, M., Levasseur, M., Galindo, V., Gourdal, M., Gosselin, M., Tremblay, J.-É., Blais, M., Charette, J., Hussherr, R. (2020). Phytoplankton and dimethylsulfide dynamics at two contrasting Arctic ice edges, Biogeosciences, 17(6), 1557–1581. https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-17-1557-2020

Massicotte, P., Amiraux, R., Amyot, M.-P., Archambault, P., Ardyna, M., Arnaud, L., Artigue, L., Aubry, C., Ayotte, P., Bécu, G., Bélanger, S., Benner, R., Bittig, H., Bricaud, A., Brossier, É., Bruyant, F., Chauvaud, L., Christiansen-Stowe, D., Claustre, H., Cornet-Barthaux, V., Coupel, P., Cox, C., Delaforge, A., Dezutter, T., Dimier, C., Domine, F., Dufour, F., Dufresne, C., Dumont, D., Ehn, J., Else, B., Ferland, J., Forget, M.-H., Fortier, L., Galí, M., Galindo, V., Gallinari, M., Garcia, N., Gérikas Ribeiro, C., Gourdal, M., Gourvil, P., Goyens, C., Grondin, P.-L., Guillot, P., Guilmette, C., Houssais, M.-N., Joux, F., Lacour, L., Lacour, T., Lafond, A., Lagunas, J., Lalande, C., Laliberté, J., Lambert-Girard, S., Larivière, J., Lavaud, J., LeBaron, A., Leblanc, K., Le Gall, F., Legras, J., Lemire, M., Levasseur, M., ... Babin, M. (2020). Green Edge ice camp campaigns: understanding the processes controlling the under-ice Arctic phytoplankton spring bloom, Earth System Science Data, 12(1), 151–176. https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-12-151-2020


2019

Abbatt, J., Richard Leaitch, W., Aliabadi, A., Bertram, A., Blanchet, J., Boivin-Rioux, A., Bozem, H., Burkart, J., Chang, R., Charette, J., Chaubey, J., Christensen, R., Cirisan, A., Collins, D., Croft, B., Dionne, J., Evans, G., Fletcher, C., Gali, M., Ghahremaninezhad, R., Girard, E., Gong, W., Gosselin, M., Gourdal, M., Hanna, S., Hayashida, H., Herber, A., Hesaraki, S., Hoor, P., Huang, L., Hussherr, R., Irish, V., Keita, S., Kodros, J., Köllner, F., Kolonjari, F., Kunkel, D., Ladino, L., Law, K., Levasseur, M., ... Yakobi-Hancock, J. (2019). Overview paper: New insights into aerosol and climate in the Arctic, Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics. https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-19-2527-2019

Bénard, R., Levasseur, M., Scarratt, M., Michaud, S., Starr, M., Mucci, A., Ferreyra, G., Gosselin, M., Tremblay, J., Lizotte, M., Yang, G. (2019). Contrasting effects of acidification and warming on dimethylsulfide concentrations during a temperate estuarine fall bloom mesocosm experiment, Biogeosciences. https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-16-1167-2019

Galí, M., Devred, E., Babin, M., Levasseur, M. (2019). Increasing dimethylsulphide emission in a changing arctic ocean., Nature Communication, Revision.

Galí, M., Devred, E., Babin, M., Levasseur, M. (2019). Decadal increase in Arctic dimethylsulfide emission, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 116(39), 19311–19317. https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1904378116

Ghahremaninezhad, R., Gong, W., Galí, M., Norman, A.-L., Beagley, S., Akingunola, A., Zheng, Q., Lupu, A., Lizotte, M., Levasseur, M., Richard Leaitch, W. (2019). Dimethyl sulfide and its role in aerosol formation and growth in the Arctic summer – a modelling study, Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics Discussions. https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-19-14455-2019

Gourdal, M., Crabeck, O., Lizotte, M., Galindo, V., Gosselin, M., Babin, M., Scarratt, M., Levasseur, M., Deming, J., Arrigo, K. (2019). Upward transport of bottom-ice dimethyl sulfide during advanced melting of arctic first-year sea ice, Elem Sci Anth, 7(1). https://doi.org/10.1525/elementa.370


2018

Bénard, R., Levasseur, M., Scarratt, M., Blais, M.-A., Mucci, A., Ferreyra, G., Starr, M., Gosselin, M., Tremblay, J.-É., Lizotte, M. (2018). Experimental assessment of the sensitivity of an estuarine phytoplankton fall bloom to acidification and warming, Biogeosciences. https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-15-4883-2018

Galí, M., Levasseur, M., Devred, E., Simó, R., Babin, M. (2018). Diagnosing sea-surface dimethylsulfide (DMS) concentration from satellite data at global and regional scales, Biogeosciences, 15(11), 3497–3519. https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-15-3497-2018

Jarníková, T., Dacey, J., Lizotte, M., Levasseur, M., Tortell, P. (2018). The distribution of methylated sulfur compounds, DMS and DMSP, in Canadian subarctic and Arctic marine waters during summer 2015, Biogeosciences, 15(8), 2449–2465. https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-15-2449-2018

Lavoie, M., Galí, M., Sévigny, C., Kieber, D., Sunda, W., Spiese, C., Maps, F., Levasseur, M. (2018). Modelling dimethylsulfide diffusion in the algal external boundary layer: implications for mutualistic and signalling roles, Environmental Microbiology, 20(11), 4157–4169. https://doi.org/10.1111/1462-2920.14417

Lavoie, M., Waller, J., Kiene, R., Levasseur, M. (2018). Polar marine diatoms likely take up a small fraction of dissolved dimethylsulfoniopropionate relative to bacteria in oligotrophic environments, Aquatic Microbial Ecology. https://doi.org/10.3354/ame01871

Mahmood, R., von Salzen, K., Norman, A.-L., Galí, M., Levasseur, M. (2018). Sensitivity of Arctic sulfate aerosol and clouds to changes in future surface seawater dimethylsulfide concentrations, Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics Discussions 1–25. https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-2018-876

Mucci, A., Levasseur, M., Gratton, Y., Martias, C., Scarratt, M., Gilbert, D., Tremblay, J., Ferreyra, G., Lansard, B. (2018). Tidally induced variations of ph at the head of the laurentian channel, Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences. https://doi.org/10.1139/cjfas-2017-0007


2017

Collins, D., Burkart, J., Chang, R.-W., Lizotte, M., Boivin-Rioux, A., Blais, M., Mungall, E., Boyer, M., Irish, V., Massé, G., Kunkel, D., Tremblay, J.-É., Papakyriakou, T., Bertram, A., Bozem, H., Gosselin, M., Levasseur, M., Abbatt, J. (2017). Frequent ultrafine particle formation and growth in the canadian arctic marine environment, Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics Discussions. https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-17-13119-2017

Ghahremaninezhad, R., Norman, A., Croft, B., Martin, R., Pierce, J., Burkart, J., Rempillo, O., Bozem, H., Kunkel, D., Thomas, J., Aliabadi, A., Wentworth, G., Levasseur, M., Staebler, R., Sharma, S., Richard Leaitch, W. (2017). Boundary layer and free-Tropospheric dimethyl sulfide in the Arctic spring and summer, Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics. https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-17-8757-2017

Ghahremaninezhad, R., Norman, A.-L., Croft, B., Martin, R., Pierce, J., Burkart, J., Rempillo, O., Bozem, H., Kunkel, D., Thomas, J., Aliabadi, A., Wentworth, G., Levasseur, M., Staebler, R., Sharma, S., Leaitch, R. (2017). Vertical profile of atmospheric dimethyl sulfide in the Arctic Spring and Summer, Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics Discussions. https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-2017-33

Gourdal, M., Lizotte, M., Massé, G., Gosselin, M., Poulin, M., Scarratt, M., Charette, J., Levasseur, M. (2017). Dimethylsulfide dynamics in first-year sea ice melt ponds in the Canadian Arctic Archipelago, Biogeosciences. https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-2017-432

Hayashida, H., Steiner, N., Monahan, A., Galindo, V., Lizotte, M., Levasseur, M. (2017). Implications of sea-ice biogeochemistry for oceanic production and emissions of dimethyl sulfide in the Arctic, Biogeosciences. https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-14-3129-2017

Hussherr, R., Levasseur, M., Lizotte, M., Tremblay, J., Mol, J., Thomas, H., Gosselin, M., Starr, M., Miller, L., Jarniková, T., Schuback, N., Mucci, A. (2017). Impact of ocean acidification on Arctic phytoplankton blooms and dimethyl sulfide concentration under simulated ice-free and under-ice conditions, Biogeosciences. https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-14-2407-2017

Li, P., Yang, G., Zhang, J., Levasseur, M., Liu, C., Sun, J., Yang, W. (2017). Impacts of elevated pCO2 on trace gas emissions in two microalgae: Phaeocystis globosa and Nitzschia closterium, Environmental Chemistry. https://doi.org/10.1071/EN17130

Lizotte, M., Levasseur, M., Law, C., Walker, C., Safi, K., Marriner, A., Kiene, R. (2017). Dimethylsulfoniopropionate (DMSP) and dimethylsulfide (DMS) cycling across contrasting biological hotspots of the New Zealand Subtropical Front, Ocean Science Discussions. https://doi.org/10.5194/os-2017-32


2016

Aliabadi, A., Thomas, J., Herber, A., Staebler, R., Leaitch, W., Schulz, H., Law, K., Marelle, L., Burkart, J., Willis, M., Bozem, H., Hoor, P., Köllner, F., Schneider, J., Levasseur, M., Abbatt, J. (2016). Ship emissions measurement in the Arctic by plume intercepts of the Canadian Coast Guard icebreaker Amundsen from the Polar 6 aircraft platform, Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics. https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-16-7899-2016

Archambault, P., Grant, C., Audet, R., Bader, B., Bourgault, D., Cusson, M., Doyon, S., Dumont, D., Lamalle, S., Levasseur, M., Morin, É., Pelletier, É., Schloss, I., St-Onge, G., Therriault, G., Tremblay, H., Tremblay, J.-É., Tremblay, R., Plante, S. (2016). Notre golfe : l'émergence d'un réseau intersectoriel pour l'étude de l'environnement socioécologique du golfe du saint-laurent, Le Naturaliste canadien, 140(2), 41. https://doi.org/10.7202/1036502ar

Galí, M., Kieber, D., Romera-Castillo, C., Kinsey, J., Devred, E., Pérez, G., Westby, G., Marrasé, C., Babin, M., Levasseur, M., Duarte, C., Agustí, S., Simó, R. (2016). CDOM sources and photobleaching control quantum yields for oceanic DMS photolysis, Environmental Science and Technology, 50(24), 13361–13370. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.est.6b04278

Galindo, V., Levasseur, M., Mundy, C., Gosselin, M., Scarratt, M., Papakyriakou, T., Stefels, J., Gale, M., Tremblay, J., Lizotte, M. (2016). Contrasted sensitivity of DMSP production to high light exposure in two Arctic under-ice blooms, Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jembe.2015.11.009

Ghahremaninezhad, R., Norman, A.-L., Abbatt, J., Levasseur, M., Thomas, J. (2016). Biogenic, anthropogenic, and sea salt sulfate size-segregated aerosols in the Arctic summer, Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics Discussions. https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-2015-1010

Hayashida, H., Steiner, N., Monahan, A., Galindo, V., Lizotte, M., Levasseur, M. (2016). Implications of sea-ice biogeochemistry for oceanic production and emissions of dimethylsulfide in the Arctic, Biogeosciences Discussions. https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-2016-399

Hussherr, R., Levasseur, M., Lizotte, M., Tremblay, J.-É., Mol, J., Thomas, H., Gosselin, M., Starr, M., Miller, L., Jarniková, T., Schuback, N., Mucci, A. (2016). Impact of ocean acidification on Arctic phytoplankton blooms and dimethylsulfide production under simulated ice-free and under-ice conditions, Biogeosciences Discussions. https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-2016-501

Lavoie, M., Levasseur, M., Sunda, W. (2016). A steady-state physiological model for intracellular dimethylsulfoxide in marine phytoplankton, Environmental chemistry. https://doi.org/10.1071/EN14221

Lavoie, M., Raven, J., Levasseur, M. (2016). Energy cost and putative benefits of cellular mechanisms modulating buoyancy in aflagellate marine phytoplankton, Journal of Phycology. https://doi.org/10.1111/jpy.12390

Mélançon, J., Levasseur, M., Lizotte, M., Scarratt, M., Tremblay, J., Tortell, P., Yang, G., Shi, G., Gao, H., Semeniuk, D., Robert, M., Arychuk, M., Johnson, K., Sutherland, N., Davelaar, M., Nemcek, N., Peña, A., Richardson, W. (2016). Impact of ocean acidification on phytoplankton assemblage, growth, and DMS production following Fe-dust additions in the NE Pacific high-nutrient, low-chlorophyll waters, Biogeosciences. https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-13-1677-2016

Mungall, E., Croft, B., Lizotte, M., Thomas, J., Murphy, J., Levasseur, M., Martin, R., Wentzell, J., Liggio, J., Abbatt, J. (2016). Dimethyl sulfide in the summertime Arctic atmosphere: Measurements and source sensitivity simulations, Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics. https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-16-6665-2016

Wentworth, G., Murphy, J., Croft, B., Martin, R., Pierce, J., Côté, J., Courchesne, I., Tremblay, J., Gagnon, J., Thomas, J., Sharma, S., Toom-Sauntry, D., Chivulescu, A., Levasseur, M., Abbatt, J. (2016). Ammonia in the summertime Arctic marine boundary layer: Sources, sinks, and implications, Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics. https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-16-1937-2016


2015

Darroch, L., Lavoie, M., Levasseur, M., Laurion, I., Sunda, W., Michaud, S., Scarratt, M., Gosselin, M., Caron, G. (2015). Effect of short-term light- and UV-stress on DMSP, DMS, and DMSP lyase activity in Emiliania huxleyi, Aquatic Microbial Ecology. https://doi.org/10.3354/ame01735

Galí, M., Devred, E., Levasseur, M., Royer, S., Babin, M. (2015). A remote sensing algorithm for planktonic dimethylsulfoniopropionate (DMSP) and an analysis of global patterns, Remote Sensing of Environment, 171, 171–184. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rse.2015.10.012

Galí, M., Devred, E., Levasseur, M., Royer, S., Babin, M. (2015). Un algoritmo de teledetección para el dimetilsulfoniopropionato (DMSP) planctónico y un análisis de patrones globales, Remote Sensing of Environment. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rse.2015.10.012

Galindo, V., Levasseur, M., Scarratt, M., Mundy, C., Gosselin, M., Kiene, R., Gourdal, M., Lizotte, M. (2015). Under-ice microbial dimethylsulfoniopropionate metabolism during the melt period in the Canadian Arctic Archipelago, Marine Ecology Progress Series. https://doi.org/10.3354/meps11144

Mungall, E., Croft, B., Lizotte, M., Thomas, J., Murphy, J., Levasseur, M., Martin, R., Wentzell, J., Liggio, J., Abbatt, J. (2015). Summertime sources of dimethyl sulfide in the Canadian Arctic Archipelago and Baffin Bay, Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics Discussions. https://doi.org/10.5194/acpd-15-35547-2015

Tàpias, M., Levasseur, M., Devred, E., Babin, M. (2015). Temporal DMSP variability in Arctic and subarctic seas diagnosed with a remote sensing algorithm, SOLAS Open Science Conference.


2014

Mélançon, J., Levasseur, M., Lizotte, M., Delmelle, P., Cullen, J., Hamme, R., Peña, A., Simpson, K., Scarratt, M., Tremblay, J., Zhou, J., Johnson, K., Sutherland, N., Arychuk, M., Nemcek, N., Robert, M. (2014). Early response of the northeast subarctic Pacific plankton assemblage to volcanic ash fertilization, Limnology and Oceanography. https://doi.org/10.4319/lo.2014.59.1.0055

Mundy, C., Gosselin, M., Gratton, Y., Brown, K., Galindo, V., Campbell, K., Levasseur, M., Barber, D., Papakyriakou, T., Bélanger, S. (2014). Role of environmental factors on phytoplankton bloom initiation under landfast sea ice in Resolute Passage, Canada, Marine Ecology Progress Series. https://doi.org/10.3354/meps10587

Rontani, J.-F., Charrière, B., Sempéré, R., Doxaran, D., Vaultier, F., Vonk, J., Volkman, J. (2014). Degradation of sterols and terrigenous organic matter in waters of the Mackenzie Shelf, Canadian Arctic, Organic Geochemistry, 75, 61-73. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.orggeochem.2014.06.002


2013

Vance, T., Davidson, A., Thomson, P., Levasseur, M., Lizotte, M., Curran, M., Jones, G. (2013). Rapid DMSP production by an Antarctic phytoplankton community exposed to Natural surface irradiances in late spring, Aquatic Microbial Ecology. https://doi.org/10.3354/ame01670


2012

Lizotte, M., Levasseur, M., Michaud, S., Scarratt, M., Merzouk, A., Gosselin, M., Pommier, J., Rivkin, R., Kiene, R. (2012). Macroscale patterns of the biological cycling of dimethylsulfoniopropionate (DMSP) and dimethylsulfide (DMS) in the Northwest Atlantic, Biogeochemistry. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10533-011-9698-4

Randall, K., Scarratt, M., Levasseur, M., Michaud, S., Xie, H., Gosselin, M. (2012). First measurements of nitrous oxide in Arctic sea ice, Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans. https://doi.org/10.1029/2011JC007340

Stefels, J., Shenoy, D., Simó, R., Malin, G., Levasseur, M., Belviso, S., Kumar, D. (2012). Special issue of the 5th international symposium on biological and environmental chemistry of DMS(P) and related compounds, goa, india, 19-22 october 2010 ,. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10533-012-9759-3

Steiner, N., Robert, M., Arychuk, M., Levasseur, M., Merzouk, A., Peña, M., Richardson, W., Tortell, P. (2012). Evaluating DMS measurements and model results in the Northeast subarctic Pacific from 1996-2010, Biogeochemistry. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10533-011-9669-9


2011

Chang, R., Sjostedt, S., Pierce, J., Papakyriakou, T., Scarratt, M., Michaud, S., Levasseur, M., Leaitch, W., Abbatt, J. (2011). Relating atmospheric and oceanic DMS levels to particle nucleation events in the Canadian Arctic, Journal of Geophysical Research Atmospheres. https://doi.org/10.1029/2011JD015926

Levasseur, M. (2011). If gaia could talk, Nature Geoscience. https://doi.org/10.1038/ngeo1175

Rempillo, O., Seguin, A., Norman, A., Scarratt, M., Michaud, S., Chang, R., Sjostedt, S., Abbatt, J., Else, B., Papakyriakou, T., Sharma, S., Grasby, S., Levasseur, M. (2011). Dimethyl sulfide air-sea fluxes and biogenic sulfur as a source of new aerosols in the Arctic fall, Journal of Geophysical Research Atmospheres. https://doi.org/10.1029/2011JD016336


2010

Le Clainche, Y., Vezina, A., Levasseur, M., Cropp, R., Gunson, J., Vallina, S., Vogt, M., Lancelot, C., Allen, J., Archer, S., Bopp, L., Deal, C., Elliott, S., Jin, M., Malin, G., Schoemann, V., Simo, R., Six, K., Stefels, J. (2010). A first appraisal of prognostic ocean DMS models and prospects for their use in climate models, Global Biogeochemical Cycles. https://doi.org/10.1029/2009GB003721

Mostajir, B., Demers, S., Mora, S., Belzile, C., Gosselin, M., Roy, S., Villegas, P., Fauchot, J., Bird, D., Monfort, P., Levasseur, M. (2010). Experimental test of the effect of ultraviolet-b radiation in a planktonic community, Limnol. Oceanogr.


2009

Lizotte, M., Levasseur, M., Kudo, I., Suzuki, K., Tsuda, A., Kiene, R., Scarratt, M. (2009). Iron-induced alterations of bacterial DMSP metabolism in the western subarctic Pacific during SEEDS-II, Deep-Sea Research Part II: Topical Studies in Oceanography. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.dsr2.2009.06.012

Yang, G., Levasseur, M., Michaud, S., Merzouk, A., Lizotte, M., Scarratt, M. (2009). Distribution of dimethylsulfide and dimethylsulfoniopropionate and its relation with phytoneuston in the surface microlayer of the western North Atlantic during summer, Biogeochemistry. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10533-009-9323-y


2008

Fauchot, J., Saucier, F., Levasseur, M., Roy, S., Zakardjian, B. (2008). Wind-driven river plume dynamics and toxic Alexandrium tamarense blooms in the St. Lawrence estuary (Canada): A modeling study, Harmful Algae. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.hal.2007.08.002

Lizotte, M., Levasseur, M., Scarratt, M., Michaud, S., Merzouk, A., Gosselin, M., Pommier, J. (2008). Fate of dimethylsulfoniopropionate (DMSP) during the decline of the northwest Atlantic Ocean spring diatom bloom, Aquatic Microbial Ecology. https://doi.org/10.3354/ame01232

Merzouk, A., Levasseur, M., Scarratt, M., Michaud, S., Lizotte, M., Rivkin, R., Kiene, R. (2008). Bacterial DMSP metabolism during the senescence of the spring diatom bloom in the Northwest Atlantic, Marine Ecology Progress Series. https://doi.org/10.3354/meps07664


2007

Levasseur, M. (2007). Ocean biogeochemical dynamics j. L. Sarmiento, n. Gruber. 2006. Ocean biogeochemical dynamics. Princeton university press. xii +. 503 22 × 28.5 cm, couverture rigide, uS$75.00. ISBN: 0-691-01707-7., Ecoscience. https://doi.org/10.2980/1195-6860(2007).14[272b:obd]2.0.co;2

Michaud, S., Levasseur, M., Cantin, G. (2007). Seasonal variations in dimethylsulfoniopropionate and dimethylsulfide concentrations in relation to the plankton community in the St. Lawrence Estuary, Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ecss.2006.09.020

Scarratt, M., Levasseur, M., Michaud, S., Roy, S. (2007). DMSP and DMS in the Northwest Atlantic: Late-summer distributions, production rates and sea-air fluxes, Aquatic sciences. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00027-007-0886-1

Tsuda, A., Takeda, S., Saito, H., Nishioka, J., Kudo, I., Nojiri, Y., Suzuki, K., Uematsu, M., Wells, M., Tsumune, D., Yoshimura, T., Aono, T., Aramaki, T., Cochlan, W., Hayakawa, M., Imai, K., Isada, T., Iwamoto, Y., Johnson, W., Kameyama, S., Kato, S., Kiyosawa, H., Kondo, Y., Levasseur, M.,... Yoshie, N. (2007). Evidence for the grazing hypothesis: Grazing reduces phytoplankton responses of the HNLC ecosystem to iron enrichment in the western subarctic pacific (SEEDS II), Journal of Oceanography. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10872-007-0082-x


2006

Bouillon, R.-C., Miller, W., Levasseur, M., Scarratt, M., Merzouk, A., Michaud, S., Ziolkowski, L. (2006). The effect of mesoscale iron enrichment on the marine photochemistry of dimethylsulfide in the NE subarctic Pacific, Deep-Sea Research Part II: Topical Studies in Oceanography. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.dsr2.2006.05.024

Le Clainche, Y., Levasseur, M., Vézina, A., Bouillon, R., Merzouk, A., Michaud, S., Scarratt, M., Wong, C., Rivkin, R., Boyd, P., Harrison, P., Miller, W., Law, C., Saucier, F. (2006). Modeling analysis of the effect of iron enrichment on dimethyl sulfide dynamics in the NE Pacific (SERIES experiment), Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans. https://doi.org/10.1029/2005JC002947

Levasseur, M., Scarratt, M., Michaud, S., Merzouk, A., Wong, C., Arychuk, M., Richardson, W., Rivkin, R., Hale, M., Wong, E., Marchetti, A., Kiyosawa, H. (2006). DMSP and DMS dynamics during a mesoscale iron fertilization experiment in the Northeast Pacific-Part I: Temporal and vertical distributions, Deep-Sea Research Part II: Topical Studies in Oceanography. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.dsr2.2006.05.023

Levasseur, M., Tremblay, J. (2006). Algal Cultures, Analogues of blooms and applications by Subba Rao, D.V. (Ed.), Journal of Phycology. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1529-8817.2006.00273.x

Merzouk, A., Levasseur, M., Scarratt, M., Michaud, S., Rivkin, R., Hale, M., Kiene, R., Price, N., Li, W. (2006). DMSP and DMS dynamics during a mesoscale iron fertilization experiment in the Northeast Pacific-Part II: Biological cycling, Deep-Sea Research Part II: Topical Studies in Oceanography. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.dsr2.2006.05.022

Wong, C., Wong, S., Peña, A., Levasseur, M. (2006). Climatic effect on DMS producers in the NE sub-Arctic Pacific: ENSO on the upper ocean, Tellus, Series B: Chemical and Physical Meteorology. https://doi.org/10.1002/mana.200310363


2005

Fauchot, J., Levasseur, M., Roy, S. (2005). Daytime and nighttime vertical migrations of Alexandrium tamarense in the St. Lawrence estuary (Canada), Marine Ecology Progress Series. https://doi.org/10.3354/meps296241

Fauchot, J., Levasseur, M., Roy, S., Gagnon, R., Weise, A. (2005). Environmental factors controlling Alexandrium tamarense (dinophyceae) growth rate during a red tide event in the St. Lawrence Estuary (Canada), Journal of Phycology. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1529-8817.2005.03092.x

Gagnon, R., Levasseur, M., Weise, A., Fauchot, J., Campbell, P., Weissenboeck, B., Merzouk, A., Gosselin, M., Vigneault, B. (2005). Growth stimulation of Alexandrium tamarense (dinophyceae) by humic substances from the Manicouagan River (eastern Canada), Journal of Phycology. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1529-8817.2005.00077.x

Yang, G., Levasseur, M., Michaud, S., Scarratt, M. (2005). Biogeochemistry of dimethylsulfide (DMS) and dimethylsulfoniopropionate (DMSP) in the surface microlayer and subsurface water of the western North Atlantic during spring, Marine Chemistry. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.marchem.2005.03.003


2004

Boyd, P., Law, C., Wong, C., Nojiri, Y., Tsuda, A., Levasseur, M., ... Yoshimura, T. (2004). The decline and fate of an iron-induced subarctic phytoplankton bloom, Nature. https://doi.org/10.1038/nature02437

Le Clainche, Y., Levasseur, M., Vézina, A., Dacey, J., Saucier, F. (2004). Behaviour of the ocean DMS(P) pools in the Sargasso Sea viewed in a coupled physical-biogeochemical ocean model, Canadian journal of fisheries and aquatic sciences. https://doi.org/10.1139/F04-027

Levasseur, M. (2004). Introduction / introduction, Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences. https://doi.org/10.1139/f04-905

Levasseur, M. (2004). Journal canadien des sciences halieutiques et aquatiques: Introduction, Canadian journal of fisheries and aquatic sciences. https://doi.org/10.1139/f04-905

Merzouk, A., Levasseur, M., Scarratt, M., Michaud, S., Gosselin, M. (2004). Influence of dinoflagellate diurnal vertical migrations on dimethylsulfoniopropionate and dimethylsulfide distribution and dynamics (St. Lawrence Estuary, Canada), Canadian journal of fisheries and aquatic sciences. https://doi.org/10.1139/F04-066


2003

Blasco, D., Levasseur, M., Bonneau, E., Gelinas, R., Packard, T. (2003). Patterns of paralytic shellfish toxicity in the St. Lawrence region in relationship with the abundance and distribution of Alexandrium tamarense, Scientia Marina. https://doi.org/10.3989/scimar.2003.67n3261

Fouilland, E., Gosselin, M., Mostajir, B., Levasseur, M., Chanut, J., Demers, S., De Mora, S. (2003). Effects of ultraviolet-B radiation and vertical mixing on nitrogen uptake by a natural planktonic community shifting from nitrate to silicic acid deficiency, Limnology and Oceanography. https://doi.org/10.4319/lo.2003.48.1.0018

Lee, P., Saunders, P., De Mora, S., Deibel, D., Levasseur, M. (2003). Influence of copepod grazing on concentrations of dissolved dimethylsulfoxide and related sulfur compounds in the North Water, Northern Baffin Bay, Marine Ecology Progress Series. https://doi.org/10.3354/meps255235

Levasseur, M., Couture, J., Weise, A., Michaud, S., Elbrächter, M., Sauvé, G., Bonneau, E. (2003). Pelagic and epiphytic summer distributions of Prorocentrum lima and P. mexicanum at two mussel farms in the Gulf of St. Lawrence, Canada, Aquatic Microbial Ecology. https://doi.org/10.3354/ame030283


2002

Lefèvre, M., Vézina, A., Levasseur, M., Dacey, J. (2002). A model of dimethylsulfide dynamics for the subtropical North Atlantic, Deep-Sea Research Part I: Oceanographic Research Papers. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0967-0637(02)00121-8

Weise, A., Levasseur, M., Saucier, F., Senneville, S., Bonneau, E., Roy, S., Sauvé, G., Michaud, S., Fauchot, J. (2002). The link between precipitation, river runoff, and blooms of the toxic dinoflagellate Alexandrium tamarense in the St. Lawrence, Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences. https://doi.org/10.1139/f02-024


2001

Couture, J., Levasseur, M., Bonneau, E., Desjardins, C., Sauve, G., Bates, S., Leger, C., Gagnon, R., Michaud, S. (2001). Spatial and temporal variations of domoic acid concentrations in molluscs and amounts of Pseudo-nitzchia in the Gulf of Saint Lawrence from 1998 to 2000., Canadian Technical Report of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences.

Lee, P., De Mora, S., Gosselin, M., Levasseur, M., Bouillon, R., Nozais, C., Michel, C. (2001). Particulate dimethylsulfoxide in Arctic sea-ice algal communities: The cryoprotectant hypothesis revisited, Journal of Phycology. https://doi.org/10.1046/j.1529-8817.2001.037004488.x


2000

Fauchol, J., Gosselin, M., Levasseur, M., Mostajir, B., Belzile, C., Demers, S., Roy, S., Villegas, P. (2000). Influence of UV-B radiation on nitrogen utilization by a natural assemblage of phytoplankton, Journal of Phycology. https://doi.org/10.1046/j.1529-8817.2000.99011.x

Monfort, P., Demers, S., Levasseur, M. (2000). Bacterial dynamics in first year sea ice and underlying seawater of Saroma-ko Lagoon (Sea of Okhotsk, Japan) and Resolute Passage (High Canadian Arctic): Inhibitory effects of ice algae on bacterial dynamics, Canadian Journal of Microbiology. https://doi.org/10.1139/cjm-46-7-623

Mousseau, L., Gosselin, M., Levasseur, M., Demers, S., Fauchot, J., Roy, S., Villegas, P., Mostajir, B. (2000). Effects of ultraviolet-B radiation on simultaneous carbon and nitrogen transport rates by estuarine phytoplankton during a week-long mesocosm study, Marine Ecology Progress Series. https://doi.org/10.3354/meps199069

Wolfe, G., Levasseur, M., Cantin, G., Michaud, S. (2000). DMSP and DMS dynamics and microzooplankton grazing in the Labrador Sea: Application of the dilution technique, Deep-Sea Research Part I: Oceanographic Research Papers. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0967-0637(00)00028-5


1999

Lee, P., De Mora, S., Levasseur, M. (1999). A review of dimethylsulfoxide in aquatic environments, Atmosphere - Ocean. https://doi.org/10.1080/07055900.1999.9649635

Mostajir, B., Demers, S., De Mora, S., Belzile, C., Chanut, J., Gosselin, M., Roy, S., Villegas, P., Fauchot, J., Bouchard, J., Bird, D., Monfort, P., Levasseur, M. (1999). Experimental test of the effect of ultraviolet-B radiation in a planktonic community, Limnology and Oceanography. https://doi.org/10.4319/lo.1999.44.3.0586

Mostajir, B., Sime-Ngando, T., Demers, S., Belzile, C., Roy, S., Gosselin, M., Chanut, J., De Mora, S., Fauchot, J., Vidussi, F., Levasseur, M. (1999). Ecological implications of changes in cell size and photosynthetic capacity of marine Prymnesiophyceae induced by ultraviolet-B radiation, Marine Ecology Progress Series. https://doi.org/10.3354/meps187089

Wolfe, G., Levasseur, M., Cantin, G., Michaud, S. (1999). Microbial consumption and production of dimethyl sulfide (DMS) in the Labrador Sea, Aquatic Microbial Ecology. https://doi.org/10.3354/ame018197


1998

Perez, C., Roy, S., Levasseur, M., Anderson, D. (1998). Control of germination of Alexandrium tamarense (Dinophyceae) cysts from the lower St. Lawrence estuary (Canada), Journal of Phycology. https://doi.org/10.1046/j.1529-8817.1998.340242.x


1997

Gosselin, M., Levasseur, M., Wheeler, P., Horner, R., Booth, B. (1997). New measurements of phytoplankton and ice algal production in the Arctic Ocean, Deep-Sea Research Part II: Topical Studies in Oceanography. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0967-0645(97)00054-4

Levasseur, M., Sharma, S., Cantin, G., Michaud, S., Gosselin, M., Barrie, L. (1997). Biogenic sulfur emissions from the Gulf of Saint Lawrence and assessment of its impact on the Canadian east coast, Journal of Geophysical Research Atmospheres. https://doi.org/10.1029/97jd01901

Sakka, A., Gosselin, M., Levasseur, M., Michaud, S., Monfort, P., Demers, S. (1997). Effects of reduced ultraviolet radiation on aqueous concentrations of dimethylsulfoniopropionate and dimethylsulfide during a microcosm study in the Lower St. Lawrence Estuary, Marine Ecology Progress Series. https://doi.org/10.3354/meps149227

Sime-Ngando, T., Gosselin, M., Juniper, S., Levasseur, M. (1997). Changes in sea-ice phagotrophic microprotists (20-200 𝜇m) during the spring algal bloom, Canadian Arctic Archipelago, Journal of Marine Systems. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0924-7963(96)00036-X


1996

Cantin, G., Levasseur, M., Gosselin, M., Michaud, S. (1996). Role of zooplankton in the mesoscale distribution of surface dimethylsulfide concentrations in the Gulf of St. Lawrence, Canada, Marine Ecology Progress Series. https://doi.org/10.3354/meps141103

Levasseur, M., Monfort, P., Doucette, G., Michaud, S. (1996). Preliminary study of bacteria as PSP producers in the Gulf of St. Lawrence, Canada, Harmful and toxic algal blooms.


1995 and before

Levasseur, M., Thompson, P., Harrison, P. (1993). Physiological acclimation of marine phytoplankton to different nitrogen sources, Journal of Phycology. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.0022-3646.1993.00587.x

Therriault, J., Levasseur, M. (1992). Proceedings of the third Canadian workshop on harmful marine algae, Canadian Technical Report of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences.

Levasseur, M., Morissette, J., Popovic, R., Harrison, P. (1990). Effects of long term exposure to low temperature on the photosynthetic apparatus of Dunaliela Tertiolecta (Chlorophyceae), Journal of Phycology. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.0022-3646.1990.00479.x


Books (edited):

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Book chapters:

Levasseur, M. (2018). Cumulative potential impacts of the stress factors associated with human activities on the St. Lawrence marine ecosystem, in Les hydrocarbures dans le Golfe du Saint-Laurent: enjeux sociaux, économiques et environnementaux.

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