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  • Flade, Linda; Hopkinson, Christopher; Chasmer, Laura (MDPIArts and ScienceDepartment of Geograpy and EnvironmentUniversity of Lethbridgehttps://doi.org/10.3390/f12020234, 2021)
    In this follow-on study on aboveground biomass of shrubs and short-stature trees, we provide plant component aboveground biomass (herein ‘AGB’) as well as plant component AGB allometric models for five common boreal shrub ...
  • Flade, Linda; Hopkinson, Christopher; Chasmer, Laura (MDPIArts and ScienceDepartment of Geograpy and EnvironmentUniversity of Lethbridgehttps://doi.org/10.3390/f11111207, 2020)
    Aboveground biomass (AGB) of short-stature shrubs and trees contain a substantial part of the total carbon pool within boreal ecosystems. These ecosystems, however, are changing rapidly due to climate-mediated atmospheric ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Wasser, Leah; Chasmer, Laura; Day, Rick; Taylor, Alan (Arts and ScienceDepartment of GeographyNational Ecological Observatory NetworkUniversity of LethbridgePennsylvania State Universityhttps://doi.org/10.1890/ES14-00204.1, 2015)
    Quantifying variability of forested riparian buffer (FRB) vegetation structure with variation in adjacent land use supports an understanding of how anthropogenic disturbance influences the ability of riparian systems to ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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. ...
  • 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; 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 ...
  • 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 ...