Béatrix Beisner

Professeure

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Téléphone : (514) 987-3000 poste 8400
Local : SB-2970
Langues : Français, Anglais
Liens d'intérêt
Informations générales

Cheminement académique

Ph.D.Community Ecology
University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada, 1995-2000

M.Sc.Ecology
University of Calgary, AB, Canada, 1992-1994

B.Sc.Honours with Distinction Biology/Ecology
University of Guelph, ON, Canada, 1988-1992

Unités de recherche

  • Groupe de recherche interuniversitaire en limnologie et en environnement aquatique (GRIL)

Affiliations externes principales

Enseignement
Distinctions

Directions de thèses et mémoires

Thèses de doctorat
Mémoires
Autres directions et supervisions
  • Winegardner, Amanda. (2016). Aquatic biodiversity patterns along gradients of multiple stressors and disturbance histories: integration of paleoecology and molecular techniques. (Thèse de doctorat). McGill University. Mimouni, El-Amine. (2015). Diversité et structure du zooplancton: importance de la conservation de la biodiversité aquatique en zone urbaine. (Thèse de doctorat). Université de Montréal. Jokela, Anneli (2013). Factors mediating the distribution and impact of the non-native invertebrate predator Bythotrephes longimanus. (Thèse de doctorat). Queens University. Kouris, Angela (2009). Colonies of blue ciliates in hydrothermal vents of the north-east Pacific: symbioses and ecology. (Thèse de doctorat). Université du Québec à Montréal. Finlay, Kerri (2004). Nauplii and copepodites: An evaluation of trophodynamic roles in a north temperate bay - and implications beyond. (Thèse de doctorat). University of Guelph. Demers, Martin (2019). Comprendre l'influence de la migration de Chaoborus sp. sur la dynamique du méthane dans les lacs à l'aide de mésocosmes expérimentaux. (Mémoire de maîtrise). Université du Québec à Montréal. Barrow, Jennifer (2017). Functional and taxonomic phytoplankton community responses to macrophyte abundance and nutrient loading in experimental ponds. (Mémoire de maîtrise). McGill University. Khawasek, Ola (2016). Distinct under-ice bacterial communities in seasonally ice-covered northern lakes. (Mémoire de maîtrise). Concordia University. Fradette, Maxime (2016). Quantification de l'effet de la turbulence sur la composition de phytoplancton en milieu lacustre. (Mémoire de maîtrise). Université de Sherbrooke. Benoît, Pierre-Olivier (2014). Influence of dissolved organic carbon (DOC) on fish production in north-temperate lakes. (Mémoire de maîtrise). McGill University. Mercier-Blais, Sara (2013). Effets d'un abaissement artificiel de la thermocline d'un lac sur les dynamiques physiques et les transformations de carbone : Projet TIMEX. (Mémoire de maîtrise). Université du Québec à Montréal. Jourdain, Myriam (2009). Les effets des variables environnementales sur le recrutement des cyanobactéries et des akinètes. (Mémoire de maîtrise). Université du Québec à Montréal. Lavoie, Martin (2009). L'utilisation du charançon pour le biocontrôle du myriophylle à épis. (Mémoire de maîtrise). Université du Québec à Montréal. McMeekin, Kathleen (2009). Le bilan de phosphore du lac Bromont: vers l'identification des activité humaines causant les blooms de cyanobactéries. (Mémoire de maîtrise). Université du Québec à Montréal. Hovius, Jonathan (2005). Rotifer community responses to Bythotrephes longimanus in Canadian Shield lakes. (Mémoire de maîtrise). University of Guelph.

Publications

Articles scientifiques
  • Nock, C., Vogt, R., Beisner, B.E. Functional traits. eLS: Wiley-Blackwell electronic Library of Science.
    Notes: Sous presse
  • Benoît, P.-O., Beisner, B.E., Solomon, C. Growth rate and abundance of common fishes is negatively related to dissolved organic carbon concentration in lakes. Canadian journal of fisheries and aquatic sciences.
    Notes: Sous presse
  • Hébert, M.P., Beisner, B.E. et Maranger, R. (2016). A compilation of quantitative functional traits for marine and freshwater crustacean zooplankton. Ecology.
    Notes: Sous presse
  • Hébert, M.P., Beisner, B.E. et Maranger, R. (2015). A meta-analysis of zooplankton functional traits influencing ecosystem function. Ecology.
  • Winegardner, A.K., Beisner, B.E., Legendre, P. et Gregory-Eaves, I. (2015). Are the landscape-level drivers of water column and surface sediment diatoms different? Freshwater Biology, 60(2), 267–281. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/fwb.12478.
  • Mimouni, E.A., Pinel-Alloul, B. et Beisner, B.E. (2015). Assessing aquatic biodiversity of zooplankton communities. Urban Ecosystems, 18(4), 1353–1372. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11252-015-0457-5.
  • Pomerleau, C., Sastri, A. et Beisner, B.E. (2015). Evaluation of functional trait diversity for marine zooplankton communities in the Northeast subarctic Pacific Ocean. Journal of Plankton Research, 37(4), 712–726. http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/plankt/fbv045.
  • Pannard, A., Planas, D. et Beisner, B.E. (2015). Macrozooplankton and the persistence of the deep chlorophyll maximum in a stratified lake. Freshwater Biology, 60(8), 1717–1733. http://dx.doi.org/doi:10.1111/fwb.12604.
  • Thibodeau, G., Walsh, D. et Beisner, B.E. (2015). Rapid eco-evolutionary responses in perturbed phytoplankton communities. Proceedings – Royal Society. Biological Sciences, 282(1814). http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2015.1215.
  • Thompson, P., Beisner, B.E. et Gonzalez, A. (2015). Warming induces synchrony and destabilizes experimental pond zooplankton metacommunities. Oikos, 124(9), 1171–1180. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/oik.01945.
  • Sastri, A.R., Gauthier, J., Juneau, P. et Beisner, B.E. (2014). Biomass and productivity responses of zooplankton communities to experimental thermocline deepening. Limnology and Oceanography, 59(1), 1–16. http://dx.doi.org/10.4319/lo.2014.59.1.0001.
  • Berggren, M., Ziegler, S.E., St-Gelais, N.F., Beisner, B.E. et del Giorgio, P.A. (2014). Contrasting patterns of allochthony among three major groups of crustacean zooplankton in boreal and temperate lakes. Ecology, 95(7), 1947–1959. http://dx.doi.org/10.1890/13-0615.1.
  • Ouellet Jobin, V. et Beisner, B.E. (2014). Deep chlorophyll maxima, spatial overlap and diversity in phytoplankton exposed to experimentally altered thermal stratification. Journal of Plankton Research, 36(4), 933–942. http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/plankt/fbu036.
  • Perron, T., Chételat, J., Gunn, J., Beisner, B.E. et Amyot, M. (2014). Effect of experimental deepening of the thermocline and oxycline on methylmercury accumulation in a Canadian Shield Lake. Environmental Science and Technology, 48(5), 2626–2634. http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/es404839t.
  • Monchamp, M.-È., Pick, F.R., Beisner, B.E. et Maranger, R. (2014). Nitrogen Forms Influence Microcystin Concentration and Composition via Changes in Cyanobacterial Community Structure. PLoS ONE, 9(1), 1–10. http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0085573.
  • Vasseur, D.A., Fox, J.W., Gonzalez, A., et al. (2014). Synchronous dynamics of zooplankton competitors prevail in temperate lake ecosystems. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B : Biological Sciences, 281(1788). http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2014.0633.
  • Gauthier, J., Prairie, Y.T. et Beisner, B.E. (2014). Thermocline deepening and mixing alter zooplankton phenology, biomass and body size in a whole-lake experiment. Freshwater Biology, 59(5), 998–1011. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/fwb.12322.
  • Sastri, A.R., Juneau, P. et Beisner, B.E. (2013). Evaluation of chitobiase-based estimates of biomass and production rates for developing freshwater crustacean zooplankton communities. Journal of Plankton Research, 35(2), 407–420. http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/plankt/fbs104.
  • Jokela, A., Arnott, S.E. et Beisner, B.E. (2013). Influence of light on the foraging impact of an introduced predatory cladoceran, Bythotrephes longimanus. Freshwater Biology, 58(9), 1946–1957. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/fwb.12182.
  • Beisner, B.E. et Longhi, M.L. (2013). Spatial overlap in lake phytoplankton : relations with environmental factors and consequences for diversity. Limnology and Oceanography, 58(4), 1419–1430. Récupéré de http://www.aslo.org/lo/pdf/vol_58/issue_4/1419.pdf.
  • Vogt, R.J., Peres-Neto, P.R. et Beisner, B.E. (2013). Using functional traits to investigate the determinants of crustacean zooplankton community structure. Oikos, 122(12), 1700–1709. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1600-0706.2013.00039.x.
  • Beisner, B.E. (2012). A plankton research gem : the probable closure of the Experimental Lakes Area, Canada. Journal of Plankton Research, 34(10), 849–852. http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/plankt/fbs052.
  • Beisner, B.E. (2012). Alternative stable states. Nature Education Knowledge, 3(10), 33. Récupéré de http://www.nature.com/scitable/knowledge/library/alternative-stable-states-78274277.
  • Beisner, B.E. (2012). The shifting states of resilience : Easier to define than to measure. Ideas in Ecology and Evolution, 5, 57–62. http://dx.doi.org/10.4033/iee.2012.5.13.c.
  • Vogt, R.J. et Beisner, B.E. (2011). Assessing the impact of dispersal on zooplankton community structure. Journal of Plankton Research, 33(11), 1757–1761. http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/plankt/fbr061.
  • Beisner, B.E. et Prairie, Y.T. (2011). Compte rendu du livre de W. K. Dodds et M. R. Whiles, Freshwater ecology : concepts and environmental applications of limnology. Limnology and Oceanography : Bulletin, 20(1), 16–18. Récupéré de http://www.aslo.org/bulletin/11_v20_i1.pdf.
    Notes: Dodds, W. K.; Whiles, M. R. (2010). Freshwater ecology : concepts and environmental applications of limnology (2nd ed.). Burlington (Massachusetts) : Academic Press.
  • Strecker, A.L., Beisner, B.E., Arnott, S.E., et al. (2011). Direct and indirect effects of an invasive planktonic predator on pelagic food webs. Limnology and Oceanography, 56(1), 179–192. http://dx.doi.org/10.4319/lo.2011.56.1.0179.
  • Cantin, A., Beisner, B.E., Gunn, J.M., Prairie, Y.T. et Winter, J.G. (2011). Effects of thermocline deepening on lake plankton communities. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, 68(2), 260–276. http://dx.doi.org/10.1139/F10-138.
  • Gonzalez, A. et Beisner, B.E. (2011). Homage to G. Evelyn Hutchinson. Conservation Biology, 25(6), 1253–1254. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1523-1739.2011.01736.x.
    Notes: Book Reviews
  • Sastri, A.R., Beisner, B.E. et Juneau, P. (2011). In vivo determination of Daphnia feeding rates using PAM fluorometry. Journal of Plankton Research, 33(9), 1455–1459. http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/plankt/fbr035.
  • Gregory-Eaves, I. et Beisner, B.E. (2011). Palaeolimnological insights for biodiversity science : an emerging field. Freshwater Biology, 56(12), 2653–2661. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2427.2011.02677.x.
  • Jokela, A., Arnott, S.E. et Beisner, B.E. (2011). Patterns of Bythotrephes longimanus distribution relative to native macroinvertebrates and zooplankton prey. Biological Invasions, 13(11), 2573–2594. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10530-011-0072-1.
  • Pannard, A., Beisner, B.E., Bird, D.F., Braun, J., Planas, D. et Bormans, M. (2011). Recurrent internal waves in a small lake : Potential ecological consequences for metalimnetic phytoplankton populations. Limnology and Oceanography : Fluids and Environments, 1, 91–109. http://dx.doi.org/10.1215/21573698-1303296.
  • Vogt, R.J., Beisner, B.E. et Prairie, Y.T. (2010). Functional diversity is positively associated with biomass production in lake diatom communities. Freshwater Biology, 55(8), 1636–1646. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2427.2010.02397.x.
  • Lévesque, S., Beisner, B.E. et Peres-Neto, P.R. (2010). Meso-scale distributions of lake zooplankton reveal spatially and temporally varying trophic cascades. Journal of Plankton Research, 32(10), 1369–1384. http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/plankt/fbq064.
  • Longhi, M.L. et Beisner, B.E. (2010). Patterns of taxonomic and functional diversity in lake phytoplankton. Freshwater Biology, 55(6), 1349–1366. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2427.2009.02359.x.
  • Maezo, M.J., Fournier, H. et Beisner, B.E. (2010). Potential and realized interactions between two aquatic invasive species : Eurasian watermilfoil (Myriophyllum spicatum) and rusty crayfish (Orconectes rusticus). Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, 67(4), 684–700. http://dx.doi.org/10.1139/F10-016.
  • Longhi, M.L. et Beisner, B.E. (2009). Environmental factors controlling the vertical distribution of phytoplankton in lakes. Journal of Plankton Research, 31(10), 1195–1207. http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/plankt/fbp065.
  • Romanuk, T.N., Beisner, B.E., Hayward, A., Jackson, L.J., Post, J.R. et McCauley, E. (2009). Processes governing riverine fish species richness are scale-independent. Community Ecology, 10(1), 17–24. http://dx.doi.org/10.1556/ComEc.10.2009.1.3.
  • Beisner, B.E. et Peres-Neto, P.R. (2009). Seasonal trophic dynamics affect zooplankton community variability. Freshwater Biology, 54(11), 2351–2363. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2427.2009.02266.x.
  • Beisner, B.E. (2007). Compte rendu du livre de W. Lampert et U. Sommer, Limnoecology. Limnology and Oceanography : Bulletin, 16(4), 76–78. Récupéré de http://aslo.org/bulletin/07_v16_i4.pdf.
    Notes: Lampert, W.; Sommer, U. (2007). Limnoecology (2nd ed.). Oxford : Oxford University Press.
  • Barnett, A.J., Finlay, K. et Beisner, B.E. (2007). Functional diversity of crustacean zooplankton communities : towards a trait-based classification. Freshwater Biology, 52(5), 796–813. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2427.2007.01733.x.
  • Hovius, J.T., Beisner, B.E., McCann, K.S. et Yan, N.D. (2007). Indirect food web effects of Bythotrephes invasion : responses by the rotifer Conochilus in Harp Lake, Canada. Biological Invasions, 9(3), 233–243. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10530-006-9028-2.
  • Finlay, K., Beisner, B.E., Patoine, A. et Pinel-Alloul, B. (2007). Regional ecosystem variability drives the relative importance of bottom-up and top-down factors for zooplankton size spectra. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, 64(3), 516–529. http://dx.doi.org/10.1139/f07-028.
  • Finlay, K., Beisner, B.E. et Barnett, A.J.D. (2007). The use of the Laser Optical Plankton Counter to measure zooplankton size, abundance, and biomass in small freshwater lakes. Limnology and Oceanography : Methods, 5, 41–49. Récupéré de http://www.aslo.org/lomethods/free/2007/0041.pdf.
  • Barnett, A. et Beisner, B.E. (2007). Zooplankton Biodiversity and Lake Trophic State : Explanations Invoking Resource Abundance and Distribution. Ecology, 88(7), 1675–1686. http://dx.doi.org/10.1890/06-1056.1.
  • Beisner, B.E., Hovius, J., Hayward, A., Kolasa, J. et Romanuk, T.N. (2006). Environmental productivity and biodiversity effects on invertebrate community invasibility. Biological Invasions, 8(4), 655–664. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10530-005-2061-8.
  • Hovius, J.T., Beisner, B.E. et McCann, K.S. (2006). Epilimnetic rotifer community responses to Bythotrephes longimanus invasion in Canadian Shield lakes. Limnology and Oceanography, 51(2), 1004–1012. Récupéré de http://www.aslo.org/lo/toc/vol_51/issue_2/1004.pdf.
  • Romanuk, T.N., Beisner, B.E., Martinez, N.D. et Kolasa, J. (2006). Non-omnivorous generality promotes population stability. Biology Letters, 2(3), 374–377. http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rsbl.2006.0464.
  • Beisner, B.E., Peres-Neto, P.R., Lindström, E.S., Barnett, A. et Longhi, M.L. (2006). The role of environmental and spatial processes in structuring lake communities from bacteria to fish. Ecology, 87(12), 2985–2991. http://dx.doi.org/10.1890/0012-9658(2006)87[2985:TROEAS]2.0.CO;2.
  • Beisner, B.E. (2005). Polis, G.A., M.E. Power, and G.R. Huxel, editors. 2004. Food Webs at the Landscape Level. Ecology and Society, 10(1), 1–2. Récupéré de http://www.ecologyandsociety.org/vol10/iss1/art5/.
    Notes: Compte rendu de Polis, G.A. ; Power, M.E. ; Huxel, G.R. (2004). Food webs at the landscape level. Chicago : University of Chicago Press
  • Beisner, B.E., Haydon, D.T. et Cuddington, K. (2003). Alternative stable states in ecology. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment, 1(7), 376–382. http://dx.doi.org/10.1890/1540-9295(2003)001[0376:ASSIE]2.0.CO;2.
  • Peterson, G.D., Beard Jr., T.D., Beisner, B.E., et al. (2003). Assessing future ecosystem services : a case study of the Northern Highlands Lake District, Wisconsin. Ecology and Society, 7(3), 1–24. Récupéré de http://www.ecologyandsociety.org/vol7/iss3/art1/print.pdf.
    Notes: Anciennement : Conservation Ecology
  • Beisner, B.E., Ives, A.R. et Carpenter, S.R. (2003). The effects of an exotic fish invasion on the prey communities of two lakes. Journal of Animal Ecology, 72(2), 331–342. http://dx.doi.org/10.1046/j.1365-2656.2003.00699.x.
  • Beisner, B.E., Dent, C.L. et Carpenter, S.R. (2003). Variability of lakes on the landscape : roles of phosphorus, food webs, and dissolved organic carbon. Ecology, 84(6), 1563–1575. http://dx.doi.org/10.1890/0012-9658(2003)084[1563:VOLOTL]2.0.CO;2.
  • Freund, J.A., Schimansky-Geier, L., Beisner, B.E., et al. (2002). Behavioral stochastic resonance : how the noise from a Daphnia swarm enhances individual prey capture by juvenile paddlefish. Journal of Theoretical Biology, 214(1), 71–83. http://dx.doi.org/10.1006/jtbi.2001.2445.
  • Beisner, B.E. (2002). Compte rendu du livre de R. H. Gardner, W. M. Kemp, V. S. Kennedy et J. E. Petersen (dir.), Scaling relations in experimental ecology. Ecology and Society, 6(1), 8. Récupéré de http://www.ecologyandsociety.org/vol6/iss1/art8/.
    Notes: Anciennement : Conservation Ecology. Gardner, R. H., Kemp, W. M., Kennedy, V. S., Petersen, J. E. (2001). Scaling relations in experimental ecology. New York : Columbia University Press.
  • Freund, J.A., Kienert, J., Schimansky-Geier, L., et al. (2001). Behavioral stochastic resonance : how a noisy army betrays its outpost. Physics Review E, 63(3). http://dx.doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevE.63.031910.
    Notes: No. 031910
  • Beisner, B.E. (2001). Herbivory in variable environments : an experimental test of the effects of vertical mixing and Daphnia on phytoplankton community structure. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, 58(7), 1371–1379. http://dx.doi.org/10.1139/cjfas-58-7-1371.
  • Beisner, B.E. (2001). Plankton community structure in fluctuating environments and the role of productivity. Oikos, 95(3), 496–510. http://dx.doi.org/10.1034/j.1600-0706.2001.950315.x.
  • Anderies, J.M. et Beisner, B.E. (2000). Fluctuating environments and phytoplankton community structure : a stochastic model. The American Naturalist, 155(4), 556–569. http://dx.doi.org/10.1086/303336.
  • Beisner, B.E. et Myers, J.H. (1999). Population density and transmission of virus in experimental populations of the western tent caterpillar (Lepidoptera: Lasiocampidae). Environmental Entomology, 28(6), 1107–1113. http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ee/28.6.1107.
  • Beisner, B.E., McCauley, E. et Wrona, F.J. (1997). Predator–prey instability : individual-level mechanisms for population-level results. Functional Ecology, 11(1), 112–120. http://dx.doi.org/10.1046/j.1365-2435.1997.00062.x.
  • Beisner, B.E., McCauley, E. et Wrona, F.J. (1997). The influence of temperature and food chain length on plankton predator–prey dynamics. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, 54(3), 586–595. http://dx.doi.org/10.1139/f96-312.
  • Beisner, B.E., McCauley, E. et Wrona, F.J. (1996). Temperature-mediated dynamics of planktonic food chains : the effect of an invertebrate carnivore. Freshwater Biology, 35(2), 219–232. http://dx.doi.org/10.1046/j.1365-2427.1996.00492.x.
  • Reader, R.J., Wilson, S.D., Belcher, J.W., et al. (1994). Plant Competition in Relation to Neighbor Biomass : An Intercontinental Study with POA Pratensis. Ecology, 75(6), 1753–1760. http://dx.doi.org/10.2307/1939634.
  • Reader, R.J. et Beisner, B.E. (1991). Species-dependent Effects of Seed Predation and Ground Cover on Seedling Emergence of Old-field Forbs. American Midland Naturalist, 126(2), 279–286. http://dx.doi.org/10.2307/2426103.
Chapitres de livre
  • Lévesque, S. et Beisner, B.E. (2008). Assessing the horizontal spatio-temporal structure of lake zooplankton : new perspective using variography. Dans J. Jones (dir.). 30th Congress of the International Association of Theoretical and Applied Limnology, Montreal, Canad (p. 279–282).
    Notes: Volume 30, partie 2
  • Beisner, B.E., Haydon, D. et Cuddington, K.L. (2008). Ecological models : hysteresis. Dans S.E. Jorgensen et B.D. Fath (dir.). Encyclopedia of Ecology (Vol 3, p. 1930–1935). Oxford : Elsevier.
  • Beisner, B.E. et Romanuk, T.N. (2006). Diversity, productivity and invasibility relationships in rock pool food webs. Dans P.C. de Ruiter, V. Wolters et J.C. Moore (dir.). Dynamic food webs : multispecies assemblages, ecosystem development, and environmental change. Elsevier Science.
  • Sabo, J.L., Beisner, B.E., Berlow, E.L., et al. (2006). Population dynamics and food web structure – Predicting measurable food web properties with minimal detail and resolution. Dans P.C. de Ruiter, V. Wolters et J.C. Moore (dir.). Dynamic food webs : multispecies assemblages, ecosystem development, and environmental change. Elsevier Science.
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