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Université Laval
Québec (Québec) G1V 0A6
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Anne Ola

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Postdoctoral fellow

Phone : 418-656-2131 #407740
Fax : 418-656-2339


2019 PhD in Environmental Sciences at the University of Queensland, Australia
‘The roots of blue carbon: Effects of physical soil properties on root growth and soil carbon sequestration in mangrove forests.’

2012 MRes in Science of the Environment at Lancaster University, UK
‘The effect of heterogeneous nutrient availability and genotypic variation on root system architecture and its potential to control soil erosion’

2011 BSc (hons) in Environmental Sciences at Liverpool John Moores University, UK

Research interests:

Soil physics
Soil-plant interactions
Soil carbon dynamics


Ola, A., Dodd, I.C. and Quinton, J.N. (2015). Can we manipulate root system architecture to control soil erosion? SOIL, 1, 603-612.

Ola, A., Schmidt, S. and Lovelock, C.E. (2018). The effect of heterogeneous soil bulk density on root growth of field-grown mangrove species. Plant and Soil, 432, 91-105.

Ola, A., Gauthier, A.R.G., Xiong, Y. and Lovelock, C.E. (2019). The roots of blue carbon: Responses of mangrove stilt roots to variation in soil bulk density. Biology Letters, 15, 20180866.

Xiong, Y., Cakir, R., Phan, S., Ola, A., Krauss, K. and Lovelock, C.E. (2019). Global patterns of tree stem growth and stand aboveground wood production in mangrove forests. Forest Ecology and Management, 444, 382-392.

Ola, A., Staples, T.L., Robinson, N. and Lovelock, C.E. (xxxx). Plasticity in the above and below-ground development of four mangrove species in response to variation in soil bulk density. Estuaries and Coasts (accepted)

Rasmussen, M., Dobrijevic, D.P., Ola, A., Ishaya, F.D. and Lovelock, C.E. (xxxx). Aerial root physiology: Reaching for the skye or down to earth? Annual Plant Reviews (accepted)