University of Lethbridge Research Repository: Recent submissions

  • Nord, Christina Marie; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of PsychologyArts and ScienceDepartment of Psychology, 2021)
    Using both observational and experimental methods, I explored the conditions under which wild vervet monkeys (Chlorocebus pygerythrus) learned from one another during 12 months of field study. I paid particular attention ...
  • Stevens, Rhys M. G. (University of LethbridgeArts and ScienceLibraryUniversity of Lethbridge, 2021)
  • 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 ...
  • Besplug, Mariah Kelsey; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Geography and EnvironmentArts and ScienceDepartment of Geography and Environment, 2021)
    Since 1978, Canadians have been resettling refugees through Canada’s Private Sponsorship of Refugees (PSR) program. Sustained critical engagement with the PSR Program is important because of its projected growth within ...
  • 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 ...
  • Villarreal, Oscar D.; Chen, Liao Y.; Whetten, Robert L.; Demeler, Borries (American Chemical SocietyArts and ScienceDepartment of Chemistry and BiochemistryUniversity of Texas at San AntonioUniversity of Texas Health Science Center at San AntonioUniversity of Lethbridgehttps://doi.org/10.1021/acs.jpcb.5b09864, 2015)
    Nanometer-sized gold particles (AuNPs) are of peculiar interest because their behaviors in an aqueous solution are sensitive to changes in environmental factors including the size and shape of the solute ions. In order to ...
  • Huber, Anthony Irving; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Physics and AstronomyArts and ScienceDepartment of Physics and Astronomy, 2021)
    Recent advances in superconducting far-infrared (FIR) bolometer detectors have resulted in increases to their sensitivity of at least two orders of magnitude over broadband detectors flown on previous far-infrared spaceborne ...
  • Ballandras-Colas, Allison; Brown, Monica; Cook, Nicola J.; Dewdney, Tamaria G.; Demeler, Borries; Cherepanov, Peter; Lyumkis, Dmitry; Engelman, Alan N. (Nature PublishingArts and ScienceDepartment of Chemistry and BiochemistryHarvard Medical SchoolThe Salk Institute for Biological StudiesThe Francis Crick InstituteUniversity of Texas Health Science Center at San AntonioImperial College LondonUniversity of Lethbridgehttps://doi.org/10.1038/nature16955, 2016)
    Retroviral integrase catalyses the integration of viral DNA into host target DNA, which is an essential step in the life cycle of all retroviruses1. Previous structural characterization of integrase–viral DNA complexes, ...
  • Jensen, Theia May; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Biological SciencesArts and ScienceDepartment of Biological Sciences, 2021)
    Obtaining doubled haploids plants from isolated microspores is valuable for plant breeders. Microspores generally require stress treatment to enter androgenesis and produce doubled haploids. RNA-seq analysis was performed ...
  • McKenzie, Diane E. M.; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of HistoryArts and ScienceDepartment of History, 2021)
    The main argument advanced in my research is threefold: (1) to address the impact of gender and gendered participation in family farm business to expose women’s invisibilities and exclusions from full participation in rural ...
  • Pageni, Utsab; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Biological SciencesArts and ScienceDepartment of Biological Sciences, 2021)
    Cellular polarity is a fundamental aspect of all multicellular organisms that enables certain cell types to carry out their functions. Therefore, cell polarity formation is an important basis for understanding the molecular ...
  • Alvarez, Marcos M.; Chen, Jenny; Plascencia-Villa, German; Black, David M.; Griffiths, Wendell P.; Garzon, Ignacio L.; Jose-Yacaman, Miguel; Demeler, Borrie; Whetten, Robert L. (American Chemical SocietyArts and ScienceDepartment of Chemistry and BiochemistryUniversity of TexasThermoFisher ScientificUniversidad Nacional Autonoma de MexicoUniversity of Texas Health Science Center at San AntonioUniversity of Lethbridgehttps://doi.org/10.1021/acs.jpcb.6b04525, 2016)
    Experimental and theoretical evidence reveals the resilience and stability of the larger aqueous gold clusters protected with p-mercaptobenzoic acid ligands (pMBA) of composition Aun(pMBA)p or (n, p). The Au144(pMBA)60, ...
  • Harray, Bailey (University of Lethbridge, Dept. of HistoryArts and ScienceDepartment of History, 2020)
  • 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. ...