Faculty Research and Publications: Recent submissions

  • Huscroft, Crystal A.; Barendregt, René W.; Jackson, Lionel E. (Geological Survey of CanadaArts and ScienceDepartment of Geography and EnvironmentSimon Fraser UniversityUniversity of LethbridgeGeological Survey of Canada, 2001)
    Normally magnetized, valley-filling basalt flows extend more than 10 km down the Yukon River valley from the Fort Selkirk area. These flows are locally overlain by gravel and terminate at the level of the contemporary Yukon ...
  • Mahaney, William C.; Milner, Michael W.; Kapran, Barbara; Tricart, Pierre; Schwartz, Stéphane; Barendregt, René W.; Krinsley, David H.; Dorn, Ronald I.; Trapido-Lurie, Barbara; Boccia, Sal; Sodhi, Rana N. S.; Kalm, Volli; Beukens, Roelf (Society for Historical ArchaeologyArts and ScienceDepartment of Geography and EnvironmentQuaternary SurveysObservatoire des Sciences de l'UniversUniversity of LethbridgeUniversity of OregonArizona State UniversityUniversity of TorontoTartu University, 2008)
    Previous attempts to plot the exact invasion route of the Punic army in 218 B.c. have been limited, with one excep- tion (de Beer 1967, 1969), to analysis of topography and previous historical arguments based on the ...
  • Mahaney, William C.; Kalm, Volli; Dirszowsky, Randy W.; Milner, Michael W.; Sodhi, Rana; Beukens, Roelf; Dorn, Ron; Tricart, Pierre; Schwartz, Stéphane; Chamorro-Perez, Eva; Boccia, Sal; Barendregt, René W.; Krinsley, D. H.; Seaquist, E. R.; Merrick, David; Kapran, Barbara (University of the AegeanArts and ScienceDepartment of Geography and EnvironmentQuaternary SurveysTartu UniversityLaurentian UniversityUniversity of TorontoArizona State UniversityUniversity of GrenobleObservatoire des Sciences de l'UniversEcole Normale SupérieureUniversity of LethbridgeUniversity of OregonBusiness Economics Ltd., 2008)
    A ~2200 year-old question related to Hannibal’s invasion route across the Alps into Italia, has been argued by classicists without recovery of material evidence. A comparison of topographical descriptions in the ancient ...
  • Harris, Martin A.; Russell, James K.; Barendregt, Rene; Porritt, Lucy A.; Wilson, Alexander (ElsevierArts and ScienceDepartment of GeographyUniversity of British ColumbiaUniversity of LethbridgeMinerva Intelligencehttps://doi.org/10.1016/j.jvolgeores.2022.107477, 2022)
    Cracked Mountain (CM) is a basaltic volcano within the northern extension of the Cascade volcanic arc into southwest, British Columbia, Canada (i.e. Garibaldi Volcanic Belt) and is dated at 401 ± 38 ka (40Ar/39Ar). The ...
  • Griffing, Corinne Y.; Clague, John J.; Barendregt, Rene W.; Ercolano, Bettina; Corbella, Hugo; Rabassa, Jorge; Roberts, Nicholas J. (ElsevierArts and ScienceDepartment of Geography and EnvironmentSimon Fraser UniversityDouglas CollegeUniversity of LethbridgeUniversidad Nacional de la Patagonia AustralMuseo-Argentino de Ciencias Naturales CONICETCADIC-CONICETMineral Resources Tasmaniahttps://doi.org/10.1016/j.jsames.2021.103687, 2022)
    Evidence of at least three Early to Middle Pleistocene glaciations is recorded in the stratigraphic exposures near the outer limit of glaciation in southern Patagonia. At Cabo Vírgenes, at the mouth of the Strait of Magellan, ...
  • Andriashek, L. D.; Barendregt, René W. (Alberta Energy RegulatorArts and ScienceDepartment of GeographyAlberta Energy RegulatorUniversity of Lethbridgehttps://static.ags.aer.ca/files/document/REP/REP_92.pdf, 2016-07)
    Borecores collected from Quaternary sediments in north-central Alberta, Canada, were sampled and studied for paleomagnetic remanence characteristics. A magnetostratigraphy has been established for sediments previously ...
  • Mahaney, William C.; Allen, Christopher C. R.; Pentlavalli, Prasanna; Kulakova, Anna; Young, Jonathan M.; Dirszowsky, Randy W.; West, Allen; Kelleher, Brian; Jordan, Sean; Pulleyblank, C; O'Reilly, Shane; Murphy, B. T.; Lasberg, Katrin; Somelar, Peeter; Garneau, Michelle; Finkelstein, S. A.; Sobol, M. K.; Kalm, Volli; Costa, Pedro J. M.; Hancock, Ronald G. V.; Hart, Kris M.; Tricart, Pierre; Barendregt, René W.; Bunch, Ted E.; Milner, Michael W. (WileyArts and ScienceDepartment of Geography and EnvironmentYork UniversityQueen's University BelfastLaurentian UniversityGeoScience ConsultingDublin City UniversityUniversity of TartuUniversité du Québec et MontréalUniversity of TorontoUniversidade de LisboaMcMaster UniversityQueen Mary University of LondonUniversité Joseph FourierUniversity of LethbridgeNorthern Arizona UniversityMWM Consultinghttps://doi.org/10.1111/arcm.12231, 2016)
    Controversy over the alpine route that Hannibal of Carthage followed from the Rhône Basin into Italia has raged amongst classicists and ancient historians for over two millennia. The motivation for identifying the route ...
  • Mahaney, William C.; Allen, Christopher C. R.; Pentlavalli, Prasanna; Kulakova, Anna; Young, Jonathan M.; Dirszowsky, Randy W.; West, Allen; Kelleher, Brian; Jordan, Sean; Pulleyblank, C.; O'Reilly, Shane; Murphy, B. T.; Lasberg, Katrin; Somelar, Peeter; Garneau, Michelle; Finkelstein, S. A.; Sobol, M. K.; Kalm, Volli; Costa, Pedro J. M.; Hancock, Ronald G. V.; Hart, Kris M.; Tricart, Pierre; Barendregt, René W.; Bunch, Ted E.; Milner, Michael W. (WileyArts and ScienceDepartment of GeographyYork UniversityQueens University BelfastLaurentian UniversityGeoScience ConsultingDublin City UniversityUniversity of TartuUniversité du Québec et MontréalUniversity of TorontoUniversidade de LisboaMcMaster UniversityQueen Mary University of LondonUniversité Joseph FourierUniversity of LethbridgeNorthern Arizona UniversityMWM Consultinghttps://doi.org/10.1111/arcm.12228, 2017)
    As discussed in Part I, a large accumulation of mammalian faeces at the mire site in the upper Guil Valley near Mt. Viso, dated to 2168 cal 14C yr., provides the first evidence of the passage of substantial but indeterminate ...
  • Roberts, Nicholas J.; Barendregt, René W.; Clague, John J. (ElsevierArts and ScienceDepartment of Geography and EnvironmentSimon Fraser UniversityUniversity of Lethbridgehttps://doi.org/10.1016/j.dib.2018.05.038, 2018)
    We provide lithostratigraphic and magnetostratigraphic data derived from a Plio-Pleistocene continental sediment sequence underlying the Altiplano plateau at La Paz, Bolivia. The record comprises six sections along the ...
  • Vihermaa, Leena E.; Waldron, Susan; Domingues, Tomas; Grace, John; Cosio, Eric G.; Limonchi, Fabian; Hopkinson, Christopher; da Rocha, Humberto R.; Gloor, Emanuel (AGU PublicationsArts and ScienceDepartment of Geography and EnvironmentUniversity of GlasgowUniversidade de Sao PauloUniversity of EdinburghPontificia Universidad Católica de PerúUniversity of LethbridgeUniversity of Leedshttps://doi.org/10.1002/2016JG003464, 2016)
    We constructed a whole carbon budget for a catchment in the Western Amazon Basin, combining drainage water analyses with eddy covariance (EC) measured terrestrial CO2 fluxes. As fluvial C export can represent permanent ...
  • Gibson, C.; Cottenie, K.; Gingras-Hill, T.; Kokelj, S. V.; Baltzer, J. L.; Chasmer, Laura; Turetsky, M. R. (IOP Science PublishingArts and ScienceDepartment of Geograpy and EnvironmentUniversity of GuelphWilfrid Laurier UniversityNorthwest Territories Geologic SurveyUniversity of LethbridgeColorado Universityhttps://doi.org/10.1088/1748-9326/abe74b, 2021)
    Developing spatially explicit permafrost datasets and climate assessments at scales relevant to northern communities is increasingly important as land users and decision makers incorporate changing permafrost conditions ...
  • Gerrand, S.; Aspinall, J.; Jensen, T.; Hopkinson, Christopher; Collingwood, A.; Chasmer, Laura (ElsevierArts and ScienceDepartment of Chemistry and BiochemistryUniversity of LethbridgeDown to Earth LabsParks Canadahttps://doi.org/10.1016/j.foreco.2021.119435, 2021)
    Direct carbon (C) emissions from wildland fires have been difficult to quantify, especially in montane environments where sites are difficult to access. Here we examined pre-fire C partitioning and losses in a southern ...
  • Quinton, William; Berg, Aaron; Braverman, Michael; Carpino, Olivia; Chasmer, Laura; Connon, Ryan; Craig, James; Devoie, Elise; Hayashi, Masaki; Haynes, Kristine; Olefeldt, David; Pietroniro, Alain; Rezanezhad, Fereidoun; Schincariol, Robert; Sonnentag, Oliver (European Geosciences UnionArts and ScienceDEpartment of Geography and EnvironmentWilfrid Laurier UniversityUniversity of GuelphGHD CanadaUniversity of LethbridgeUniversity of WaterlooUniversity of CalgaryUniversity of AlbertaNational Hydrology Research CentreWestern UniversityUniversité de Montréalhttps://doi.org/10.5194/hess-23-2015-2019, 2019)
    Scotty Creek, Northwest Territories (NWT), Canada, has been the focus of hydrological research for nearly three decades. Over this period, field and modelling studies have generated new insights into the thermal and physical ...
  • Chasmer, Laura; Lima, E. Moura; Mahoney, Craig; Hopkinson, Christopher; Montgomery, Joshua; Cobbaert, Danielle (ElsevierArts and ScienceDepartment of Geograpy and EnvironmentUniversity of LethbridgeUniversidade Federale de Santa MariaAlberta Environment and Parkshttps://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2021.146638, 2021)
    In this study, we used bi-temporal airborne lidar data to compare changes in vegetation height proximal to anthropogenic disturbances in the Oil Sands Region of Alberta, Canada. We hypothesize that relatively low-impact ...
  • Nelson, Kailyn; Thompson, D.; Hopkinson, Christopher; Petrone, R.; Chasmer, Laura (ElsevierArts and ScienceDepartment of Geograpy and EnvironmentUniversity of LethbridgeGreat Lakes Forestry CentreUniversity of Waterloohttps://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2021.145212, 2021)
    Boreal peatlands store a disproportionately large quantity of soil carbon (C) and play a critical role within the global C-climate system; however, with climatic warming, these C stores are at risk. Increased wildfire ...
  • Chasmer, Laura; Ryerson, Robert A.; Coburn, Craig A. (Taylor & FrancisArts and ScienceDepartment of Geograpy and EnvironmentUniversity of LethbridgeKim Geomatics Corporationhttps://doi.org/10.1080/07038992.2021.1925531, 2021)
    The landscape of post-secondary education has experienced a dramatic change in student outcomes over the past 20 years. The expectation for students in advanced education was a career in research and toward gaining employment ...
  • Montgomery, Joshua; Brisco, Brian; Chasmer, Laura; Devito, Kevin; Cobbaert, Danielle; Hopkinson, Christopher (MDPIArts and ScienceDepartment of Geograpy and EnvironmentAlberta Environment and ParksUniversity of LethbridgeNatural Resources CanadaUniversity of Albertahttps://doi.org/10.3390/rs11020161, 2019)
    The objective of this study was to develop a decision-based methodology, focused on data fusion for wetland classification based on surface water hydroperiod and associated riparian (transitional area between aquatic and ...
  • Chasmer, Laura; Mahoney, Craig; Millard, Koreen; Nelson, Kailyn; Peters, Daniel; Merchant, Michael; Hopkinson, Christopher; Brisco, Brian; Niemann, Olaf; Montgomery, Joshua; Devito, Kevin; Cobbaert, Danielle (MDPIArts and ScienceDepartment of Chemistry and BiochemistryUniversity of LethbridgeAlberta Environment and ParksCarleton UniversityEnvironment and Climate Change CanadaDucks Unlimited CanadaCanada Centre for Mapping and Earth ObservationUniversity of VictoriaUniversity of Albertahttps://doi.org/10.3390/rs12081321, 2020)
    The following review is the second part of a two part series on the use of remotely sensed data for quantifying wetland extent and inferring or measuring condition for monitoring drivers of change on wetland environments. ...
  • Chasmer, Laura; Cobbaert, Danielle; Mahoney, Craig; Millard, Koreen; Peters, Daniel; Devito, Kevin; Brisco, Brian; Hopkinson, Christopher; Merchant, Michael; Montgomery, Joshua; Nelson, Kailyn; Niemann, Olaf (MDPIArts and ScienceDepartment of Geograpy and EnvironmentUniversity of LethbridgeAlberta Environment and ParksCarleton UniversityEnvironment and Climate Change CanadaUniversity of AlbertaCanada Centre for Mapping and Earth ObservationDucks Unlimited CanadaUniversity of Victoriahttps://doi.org/10.3390/rs12081320, 2020)
    Wetlands have and continue to undergo rapid environmental and anthropogenic modification and change to their extent, condition, and therefore, ecosystem services. In this first part of a two-part review, we provide ...
  • McGeough, Kevin (University of Nebrask OmahaArts and ScienceDepartment of Geograpy and EnvironmentUniversity of Lethbridgehttps://digitalcommons.unomaha.edu/jrf/vol22/iss1/33, 2018)
    The King David of the Bible, and especially as portrayed in the books of Samuel, is one of the most complex characters in ancient literature. We are told his story from his youth as a shepherd until his death as king of ...