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Université Laval
Québec (Québec) G1V 0A6
Phone : +1 418 656 2131 ext. 404880


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Paschale Noel
PhD Student

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


Ph.D. Biology (since 2015) Université Laval
Thesis topic : Limnology of a sentinel lake in the Canadian High Arctic : Ward Hunt Lake, Nunavut
Supervisor : Warwick Vincent, Co-supervisor : Milla Rautio (UQAC)

M.Sc. Biology (2012-2015) Université Laval
Thesis topic : Abundance and diversity of rotifers in Subarctic thermokarst ponds
Supervisor : Warwick Vincent

B.Sc. Biology (2009-2012) Université Laval
Dissertation topic : Estimation of greenhouse gas emission by aquatic environments in a Nunavut glacial valley using satellite imagery
Supervisor : Isabelle Laurion (INRS-ETE)

Research interest

Ecological gradients
Arctic Lakes

Past experience:

Research assistant (2010). Peatland ecology in Laforge sector, Nunavik, QC (professor Serge Payette, U. Laval)

Research assistant (2011). Greenhouse gas emission in permafrost thaw ponds, Bylot Island, NU (professor Isabelle Laurion, INRS-ETE)

Teaching assistant (since 2013). Limnology course (professor Warwick Vincent), Université Laval


Bégin, P.N., Lebedeva, L., Tashyreva, D., Velazquez, D., Blaen, P.J., 2017. Future priorities for Arctic freshwater science from the perspective of early career researchers. Arctic Science, 3(4): 661-671. DOI: 10.1139/AS-2016-0028.
Bégin, P.N., Vincent, W.F., 2017. Permafrost thaw lakes and ponds as habitats for abundant rotifer populations. Arctic Science, 3(2): 354-377. DOI: 10.1139/as-2016-0017.