Faculty Research and Publications

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  • Westgate, John A.; Naeser, Nancy D.; Barendregt, René W.; Pearce, Nicholas J. G. (Canadian Science PublishingArts and ScienceDepartment of Geography and EnvironmentUniversity of TorontoUniversity of LethbridgeAberystwyth Universityhttps://doi.org/10.1139/cjes-2021-0073, 2022)
    Wellsch Valley tephra, near Swift Current, southwestern Saskatchewan, and Galt Island tephra, near Medicine Hat, southeastern Alberta, have been referenced in the literature since the 1970s, but little is available on their ...
  • Barendregt, René W. (ElsevierArts and ScienceDepartment of GeographyUniversity of Lethbridge, 2011)
    This paper summarises the continental (Laurentide) glacial history of the northern Interior Plains of Canada (Alberta, Saskatchewan, and Manitoba) using magnetostratigraphy, tephrochronology, and paleosol data collected ...
  • Barendregt, René W.; Duk-Rodkin, Alejandra (ElsevierArts and ScienceDepartment of GeographyGeological Survey of CanadaUniversity of Lethbridge, 2011)
    This chapter deals with stratigraphical correlations of glacial and interglacial deposits found in the northern Canadian Cordillera and in the northern Interior Plains of Canada. The sequences described here record multiple ...
  • Barendregt, René W.; Duk-Rodkin, Alejandra (ElsevierArts and ScienceDepartment of GeographyUniversity of LethbridgeGeological Survey of Canada, 2011)
    This paper summarises the advances which have been made in the magnetostratigraphic assessment of glacial and interglacial events of the past 3.0 million years, to facilitate the assignment of sediments to the Chrons and ...
  • 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, René W.; 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, René 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 ...

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