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Martine Lizotte

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Martine
Lizotte
Research assistant

Phone : 418-656-2131 #408831
Fax : 418-656-2339


Research Interests


  • Ocean-Atmosphere exchanges of biogenic climate-relevant gases such as dimethylsulfide
  • Multiple stressors related to climate change and their impacts on oceanic biogeochemical processes
  • Variability of carbon budgets in Arctic waters linked to climate change and permafrost thaw


Education


2004 - 2009
Ph.D. in Oceanography
Université Laval, Canada
Influence de la structure des communautés planctoniques sur la variabilité temporelle et spatiale de la production marine du diméthylsulfure (DMS)

2002 - 2004
M.Sc. in Biology
Université Laval, Canada
Production marine de diméthylsulfure au cours du déclin d'une floraison printanière de diatomées dans l'Atlantique Nord-Ouest

1998 - 2002
B.Sc. in Biology - Marine Sciences
Université du Québec à Rimouski (UQAR), Canada

Research Experience


Research associate (02/2019 - present)
Prof. Marcel Babin – International Research Laboratory Takuvik (CNRS / ULaval) (IRL 3376)
Université Laval, Canada

Research associate (02/2010 - present)
Prof. Maurice Levasseur – CRC Oceanic Biogeochemistry and Climate
Université Laval, Canada

Project coordinator (09/2016 - 03/2019)
Sentinel North – Beacons of Northern Dynamics project
Université Laval, Canada

Scientific Leadership


National representative for SOLAS Canada (01/2019 - present)
Surface Ocean – Lower Atmosphere Study
Université Laval, Canada

National representative for APECS Canada (09/2017 - 08/2019)
Association of Polar Early Career Scientists
Université Laval, Canada

Chief Scientist (08/2019)
Nunataryuk 2019 Expedition 4
Inuvialuit Settlement Region, Northwest Territories

Chief Scientist (04/2019)
Nunataryuk 2019 Expedition 1
Inuvialuit Settlement Region, Northwest Territories

Chief Scientist (08/2017)
ArcticNet/Geotraces onboard CCGS Amundsen
Canadian Arctic Archipelago

Awards


2018
First Prize, Research Professionals Excellence Awards, Fonds de recherche du Québec - Nature et technologies (FRQNT)

Publications


2021

Bénard, R., Lizotte, M., Levasseur, M., Scarratt, M., Michaud, S., Starr, M., Tremblay, J.-É., Kiene, R.P., Kameyama, S. 2021. Impact of anthropogenic pH perturbation on dimethylsulfide cycling: A peek into the microbial black box. Elementa: Science of Anthropocene 9(1) https://doi.org/10.1525/elementa.2021.00043.

2020

Casado, M., Gremion, G., Rosenbaum, P., Caccavo, J. A., Aho, K., Champollion, N., Connors, S. L., Dahood, A., Fernandez, A., Lizotte, M., Mintenbeck, K., Poloczanska, E., and Fugmann, G. (2020) The benefits to climate science of including early-career scientists as reviewers, Geosci. Commun., 3, 89-97, https://doi.org/10.5194/gc-3-89-2020.

Hopkins, F. E., Suntharalingam, P., Gehlen, M., Andrews, O., Archer, S. D., Bopp, L., Buitenhuis, E., Dadou, I., Duce, R., Goris, N., Jickells, T., Johnson, M., Keng, F., Law, C. S., Lee, K., Liss, P. S., Lizotte, M., Malin, G., Murrell, J. C., … Williamson, P. (2020). The impacts of ocean acidification on marine trace gases and the implications for atmospheric chemistry and climate. Proceedings of the Royal Society A: Mathematical, Physical and Engineering Sciences, 476(2237), 20190769. https://doi.org/10.1098/rspa.2019.0769

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


2019

Abbatt, J.P.D., Leaitch, W.R., Aliabadi, A.A., Bertram, A.K., Blanchet, J.-P., Boivin-Rioux, A., Bozem, H., Burkart, J., Chang, R.Y.W., Charette, J., Chaubey, J.P., Christensen, R.J., Cirisan, A., Collins, D.B., Croft, B., Dionne, J., Evans, G.J., Fletcher, C.G., Galì, M., Ghahremaninezhad, R., Girard, E.† , Gong, W., Gosselin, M., Gourdal, M., Hanna, S.J., Hayashida, H., Herber, A.B., Hesaraki, S., Hoor, P., Huang, L., Hussherr, R., Irish, V.E., Keita, S.A., Kodros, J.K., Köllner, F., Kolonjari, F., Kunkel, D., Ladino, L.A., Law, K., Levasseur, M., Libois, Q., Liggio, J., Lizotte, M., Macdonald, K.M., Mahmood, R., Martin, R.V., Mason, R.H., Miller, L.A., Moravek, A., Mortenson, E., Mungall, E. L., Murphy, J. G., Namazi, M., Norman, A.-L., O'Neill, N. T., Pierce, J.R., Russell, L.M., Schneider, J., Schulz, H., Sharma, S., Si, M., Staebler, R.M., Steiner, N.S., Thomas, J.L., von Salzen, K., Wentz, J.J.B., Willis, M.D., Wentworth, G.R., Xu, J.-W., and Yakobi-Hancock, J.D. (2019) Overview paper: New insights into aerosol and climate in the Arctic. Atmos. Chem. Phys., 19, 2527-2560. 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.-É., Lizotte, M., Yang, G.-P. (2019) Contrasting effects of acidification and warming on dimethylsulfide concentrations during a temperate estuarine fall bloom mesocosm experiment. Biogeosciences, 16, 1167-1185. https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-16-1167-2019

Ghahremaninezhad, R., Gong, W., Galì, M., Norman, A.-L., Beagley, S. R., Akingunola, A., Zheng, Q., Lupu, A., Lizotte, M., Levasseur, M., and Leaitch, W. R. (2019) Dimethyl sulfide and its role in aerosol formation and growth in the Arctic summer - a modelling study, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 19, 14455-14476. https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-19-14455-2019

Gourdal, M., Crabeck, O., Lizotte, M., Galindo, V., Gosselin, M., Babin, M., Scarratt, M. and Levasseur, M. (2019) Upward transport of bottom-ice dimethyl sulfide during advanced melting of arctic first-year sea ice, Elem. Sci. Anth., 7(1), p.33. https://doi.org/10.1525/elementa.370.

Lizotte, M. (2019) Golden Rule in Arctic Science and Community Partnerships. The Arctic Institute. Janvier 29. https://www.thearcticinstitute.org/golden-rule-arctic-science-community-partnerships/


2018

Bénard, R., Levasseur, M., Scarratt, M.G., 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 15, 4883-4904. https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-15-4883-2018

Casado, M., Aho, K., Bradley, A., Caccavo, J.A., Champollion, N., Dahood, A., Fernandez, A., Fugman,, G., Gremion, G., Lizotte, M., Rosenbaum, P., Vidal, F.(2018) Engage more early-career scientists as peer reviewers. Nature 560:307. https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-018-05956-7

Gourdal, M., Lizotte, M., Massé, G., Gosselin, M., Scarratt, M., Levasseur, M. (2018) Dimethylsulfide dynamics in first-year sea ice melt ponds in the Canadian Arctic Archipelago. Biogeosciences, 15, 3169-3188. https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-15-3169-2018

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


2017

Collins, D., Burkart, J., Chang, R. Y.-W., Lizotte, M., Boivin-Rioux, A., Blais, M., Mungall, E.L., Boyer, M., Irish, V.E., Massé, G., Kunkel, K., Tremblay, J.-E., Papakyriakou, T., Bertram, A.K., Bozem, H., Gosselin, M., Levasseur, M., Abbatt, J.P.D. (2017) Frequent Ultrafine Particle Formation and Growth in the Canadian Arctic Marine Environment. Atmos. Chem. Phys., 17: 13119-13138. https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-17-13119-2017

Hayashida, H., Steiner, N., Monahan, A., Galindo, V., Lizotte, M., Levasseur, M. (2017) Implications of sea-ice biogeochemistry for oceanic production and emissions of dimethylsulfide in the Arctic. Biogeosciences 14: 3129-3155. https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-14-3129-2017

Hussherr, R., Levasseur, M., Lizotte, M., et al. (2017) Impact of ocean acidification on Arctic phytoplankton blooms and dimethylsulfide production under simulated ice-free and under-ice conditions. Biogeosciences 14(9): 2407-2427. https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-14-2407-2017

Irish, V.E., Elizondo, P., Chen, J., Chou, C., Charette, J., Lizotte, M., et al. (2017) Ice nucleating particles in Canadian Arctic sea-surface microlayer and bulk seawater. Atmos. Chem. Phys., 17: 10583-10595. https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-17-10583-2017

Law, C.S., Smith, M.J., Harvey, M.J., Bell, T.G., Cravigan, L.T., Elliott, F.C., Lawson, S.J., Lizotte, M., Marriner, A., McGregor, J., Ristovski, Z., Safi, K.A., Saltzman, E.S., Vaattovaarra, P., Walker, C.F. (2017) Overview and preliminary results of the Surface Ocean Aerosol Production (SOAP) campaign. Atmos. Chem. Phys. 17(22): 13645-13667. https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-17-13645-2017

Lizotte, M., Levasseur, M., Law, C.S., Walker, C.F., Safi, K.A., Marriner, A., Kiene, R.P. (2017) Dimethylsulfoniopropionate and dimethylsulfide cycling across contrasting biological hotspots of the New Zealand Subtropical Front. Ocean Sci., 13: 961-982. https://doi.org/10.5194/os-13-961-2017


2016

Galindo, V., Levasseur, M., Mundy, J.C., Gosselin, M., Scarratt, M. G., Papakyriakou, T., Stefels, J., Gale, M.A., Tremblay, J.E., Lizotte, M. (2016). Contrasted sensitivity of DMSP production to high light exposure in two Arctic under-ice blooms. J. Exp. Mar. Biol. Ecol., 475: 38-48. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jembe.2015.11.009


2015

Galindo, V., Levasseur, M., Scarratt, M. G., Mundy, C. J., Gosselin, M., Kiene, R. P., Gourdal, M. and Lizotte, M. (2015). Under-ice microbial dimethylsulfoniopropionate metabolism during the melt period in the Canadian Arctic Archipelago. Mar Ecol Prog Ser 524: 39-53. https://doi.org/10.3354/meps11144

Mélançon, J., Levasseur, M., Lizotte, M., Scarratt, M. G., Tremblay, J.E., Tortell, P., Yang, G.-P., Shi,G.-Y., Gao, H.-W., Semeniuk, D.M., Robert, M. Arychuk, M., Johnson, K., Sutherland, N., Davelaar, M., Nemcek, N., Peña, A. and Richardson W.(2015). Effects of dust additions on phytoplankton growth and DMS production in high CO2northeast Pacific HNLC waters. Biogeosciences Discuss., 12, 12281-12319. https://doi.org/10.5194/bgd-12-12281-2015

Mungall, E. L., Croft, B., Lizotte, M., et al. (2015). Summertime sources of dimethyl sulfide in the Canadian Arctic Archipelago and Baffin Bay. Atmos. Chem. Phys. Discuss., 15: 35547-35589. https://doi.org/10.5194/acpd-15-35547-2015


2014

Galindo, V., Levasseur, M., Mundy, J.C., Gosselin, M., Tremblay, J.E., Scarratt, M. G., Gratton, Y., Papakiriakou, T., Poulin, M., Lizotte, M. (2014). Biological and physical processes influencing sea ice and under-ice algae and dimethylsulfoniopropionate during spring in the Canadian Arctic Archipelago. J. Geophys. Res. Oceans 119, doi:10.1002/2013JC009497. https://doi.org/10.1002/2013JC009497


2013

Mélançon, J., Levasseur, M., Lizotte, M., Delmelle, P., Cullen, J., Hamme, R.C., Peña, A., Simpson, K., Scarratt, M. G., Tremblay, J.E., Zhou, J., Johnson, K., Sutherland, N., Arychuk, M., Nemcek, N. and Robert, M. (2013). Early response of the northeast subarctic Pacific plankton assemblage to volcanic ash fertilization. Limnol. Oceanogr., 59(1): 55-67. https://doi.org/10.4319/lo.2014.59.1.0055

Vance T., Davidson, A., Thomson, P., Levasseur, M., Lizotte, M., Curran, M. and Jones G. (2013). Rapid DMSP production by an Antarctic phytoplankton community exposed to natural surface irradiances in late spring. Aquatic Microbial Ecology 71: 117-129. https://doi.org/10.3354/ame01670


2012

Lizotte, M., Levasseur, M., Michaud, S., Scarratt, M.G., Merzouk, A., Gosselin, M., Pommier, J., Rivkin, R.B. and Kiene, R.P. (2012) Macroscale patterns of the biological cycling of dimethylsulfoniopropionate (DMSP) and dimethylsulfide (DMS) in the Northwest Atlantic. Biogeochemistry 110: 183-200. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10533-011-9698-4


2011

Luce, M., Levasseur, M., Scarratt, M. G., Michaud, S., Royer, S.-J., Kiene, R.P., Lovejoy, C., Gosselin, M., Poulin, M., Gratton, Y., Lizotte, M. (2011). Distribution and microbial metabolism of dimethylsulfoniopropionate and dimethylsulfide during the 2007 Arctic ice minimum. J. Geophys. Res., 116, C00G06, doi:10.1029/2010JC006914. https://doi.org/10.1029/2010JC006914


2010

Lizotte, M., (2010). Influence de la structure des communautés planctoniques sur la variabilité temporelle et spatiale de la production marine du diméthylsulfure (DMS). Doctoral Thesis, Laval University, Quebec, Canada. http://hdl.handle.net/20.500.11794/21339

Royer, S.-J., Levasseur, M., M. Lizotte, M., Arychuk, M., Scarratt, M.G., Wong, C.S., Lovejoy, C., Robert, M., Michaud, S., and Kiene, R.P. (2010). DMSP microbial dynamics along a natural iron gradient in the North East Subarctic Pacific. Limnol. Oceanogr. 55(4): 1614-1626. https://doi.org/10.4319/lo.2010.55.4.1614


2009

Lizotte, M., Levasseur, M., Kudo, I., Suzuki,, K., Tsuda, A., Kiene, R.P., and Scarratt, M.G. (2009). Iron-induced alterations of bacterial DMSP metabolism in the western subarctic Pacific during SEEDS-II. Deep-Sea Res. II 56: 2889-2898. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.dsr2.2009.06.012

Yang, G.-P., Levasseur, M., Michaud, S., Merzouk, A., Lizotte, M. and Scarratt, M.G. (2009). Distribution of dimethylsulfide and dimethylsulfoniopropionate and its relation with phytoneuston in the surface microlayer of the western North Atlantic during summer. Biogeochemistry 94(3): 243-254. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10533-009-9323-y


2008

Lizotte, M., Levasseur, M., Scarratt, M.G., Michaud, S., Merzouk, A., Gosselin, M., and Pommier, J.(2008). Fate of DMSP and DMS during the decline of the Northwest Atlantic spring diatom bloom. Aquat. Microb. Ecol. 52: 159-173. https://doi.org/10.3354/ame01232

Lizotte, M. (2008). Le phytoplancton : thermostat naturel de la planète. FrancVert (Environmental Webzine) volume 5, issue 2. https://www.researchgate.net/publication/236624940

Merzouk, A., Levasseur, M., Scarratt, M. G., Michaud, S., Lizotte, M., Kiene, R.P., Rivkin, R.B. and Keats,K. (2008). Bacterial DMSP metabolism during the senescence of the spring diatom bloom in the Northwest Atlantic. Mar Ecol. Prog. Ser. 369: 1-11. https://doi.org/10.3354/meps07664


2007

Norman, A.L., Wadleigh, M.A., Eaton, S., Burridge, C. Zaganescu, C., Blanchette, J.-P., Scarratt, M.G., Michaud, S., Levasseur, M., Merzouk, A., Lizotte, M., Sharma, S. and Leaitch R. (2007). Dimethylsulphide (DMS) flux and DMS oxidation over the North Atlantic: comparison of a top-down and bottom-up approach. In: Developments in environmental sciences, Borrego, C., E. Renner (Eds), pp.661-674. https://doi.org/10.1016/S1474-8177(07)06063-9