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Pavillon Alexandre-Vachon
1045, av. de la Médecine, local 2064
Université Laval
Québec (Québec) G1V 0A6
Phone : +1 418 656 2131 ext. 404880


Biljana Narancic

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Postdoctoral fellow

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


FRQNT postdoctoral fellow (since September 2018) Holocene climate change in the eastern Arctic

Mitacs Elevation postdoctoral fellow (September 2016 to September 2018) Assessing domestic wastewater flow sources in Lake St. Charles

PhD in Geography (2012-2017): Centre for northern studies / Université Laval, Geochemical and biological indicators of environmental change in the Eastern Canadian Arctic and Subarctic

M. Sc. in Geography (2009-2011): Faculty of Forestry, Geography and Geomatics / Université Laval, Climatologically and socioeconomically analysis of the winter 2007/2008 in Quebec City BA in

Integrated bachelor's degree in international studies (2005-2008) / Université Laval

Research interests:

- Aquatic ecosystems of polar and temperate regions
- Limnology
- Isotope hydrology
- Sedimentology
- Paleolimnological reconstructions of environmental changes


Published articles in scientific journals:

Biljana Narancic, Reinhard Pienitz, Bernhard Chapligin, Hanno Meyer, Pierre Francus and Jean-Pierre Guilbault (2015), Postglacial environmental succession of Nettilling Lake (Baffin Island, Canadian Arctic) inferred from biogeochemical and microfossil proxies. Quat. Sci. Rev. 147, 391-405. doi: 10.1016/j.quascirev.2015.12.022

Bernhard Chapligin, Biljana Narancic, Hanno Meyer and Reinhard Pienitz (2016), Palaeo-environmental gateways in the eastern Canadian Arctic - recent isotope hydrology and diatom oxygen isotopes from Nettilling Lake, Baffin Island, Canada. Quat. Sci. Rev. 147, 379-390.
doi: 10.1016/j.quascirev.2016.03.028

Biljana Narancic, Brent B. Wolfe, Reinhard Pienitz, Hanno Mayer and Daniel Lamhonwah (2016), Landscape-gradient assessment of thermokarst lake hydrology using water isotope tracers. Journal of Hydrology. doi: 10.1016/j.jhydrol.2016.11.028

Lauren A. MacDonald, Brent B. Wolfe, Kevin W. Turner, Lesleigh Anderson, Christopher D.
Arp, S. Jean Birks, Frédéric Bouchard, Thomas W.D. Edwards, Nicole Farquharson, Roland
I. Hall, Ian McDonald, Biljana Narancic, Chantal Ouimet, Reinhard Pienitz, Jana Tondu,
and Hilary White, (2016) A synthesis of thermokarst lake water balance in high-latitude regions of North America from isotope tracers. Arctic Science. doi: 10.1139/AS-2016-0019

Articles in preparation:

Biljana Narancic, Isabelle Laurion, Brent B. Wolfe, Sonja Behmel, and Alain Rousseau (2019). Assessing domestic wastewater flow sources in Lake St. Charles (Québec) using applied hydro-limnological approach, Submitted in Environmental Monitoring and Assessment.

Biljana Narancic, Émile Saulnier Talbot, Reinhard Pienitz, Hanno Mayer and Guillaume St. Onge. (2019). Combined paleoenvironmental inference models from sediment diatom assemblages and oxygen stable isotope analyses of biogenic silica in Nettilling Lake (Baffin Island, Canada) and reconstruction of summer water temperature, to be submitted in Geosciences.