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


Alexandre Normandeau

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PhD Student

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


Ph.D. – U. Laval (2011-present)
Advisors – Patrick Lajeunesse, Guillaume St-Onge
Marine Geomorphology
Title: Holocene sedimentary processes along submarine canyons and channels in the St. Lawrence Estuary and Gulf (eastern Canada)

M.Sc. – U. Laval (2009-2011)
Advisors - Patrick Lajeunesse, Guillaume St-Onge
Marine and coastal geomorphology
Title: Recent transfer of coastal sediments through a channel-levee system offshore Sept-Îles (Eastern Canada)

B.Sc. – U. Laval (2006-2009)
Physical geography - Geomorphology

Research interests:

Sedimentary processes in subaqueous settings (marine and lacustrine)
Natural hazards
Quaternary geology
Marine geomorphology


Normandeau, A., Lajeunesse, P., St-Onge, G., Bourgault, D., St-Onge Drouin, G., Senneville, S., Bélanger, S., 2014. Morphodynamics in sediment-starved inner-shelf submarine canyons (Lower St. Lawrence Estuary, Eastern Canada). Marine Geology 357, 243-255
Normandeau, A., Lajeunesse, P., St-Onge, G., 2013. Shallow-water longshore drift-fed submarine fan deposition (Moisie River Delta, Eastern Canada). Geo-Marine Letters 33, 391-403.
Normandeau, A., Lajeunesse, P., Philibert, G., 2013. Late Quaternary morphostratigraphy of Lake St-Joseph (southeastern Canadian Shield): evolution from a semi-enclosed glacimarine basin to a post-glacial lake. Sedimentary Geology 295, 38-52.