Aude Boivin-Rioux

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Aquatic Sciences Biologist

I am a research assistant to Michel Starr. I work on ocean acidification, phytoplankton and harmful algal blooms in the St. Lawrence Estuary and Gulf.

Professional activities / interests



Education and awards

M.Sc. Oceanography (Biology) - UQAR-ISMER, Rimouski, QC. 2016 - 2019. Phytoplankton production, abundance and size-structure in the Canadian Arctic  (2013-2016). Under the supervision of Pr Michel Gosselin. Final submission in August 2019. Biology (Marine sciences) - UQAR, Rimouski, QC - 2013 à 2016. With Honours - Introduction to reasearch and Micro-thesis courses.

W. Garfield Weston award for Northern studies (master's - 2017), Canadian Northern Studies Trust of the Association of Canadian Universities for Northen Studies (CNST-ACUNS)

Scholarship for 2nd cycle, Fonds de Recherche du Québec – Nature et Technologies (FRQNT - 2016)

Key publications

Boivin-Rioux A, Starr M, Chassé J, Scarratt M, Perrie W, Long Z and Lavoie D (2022) Harmful algae and climate change on the Canadian East Coast: Exploring occurrence predictions of Dinophysis acuminata, D. norvegica, and Pseudo-nitzschia seriata, Harmful Algae, 112:102183, doi: 10.1016/j.hal.2022.102183

Boivin-Rioux A, Starr M, Chassé J, Scarratt M, Perrie W and Long Z (2021) Predicting the Effects of Climate Change on the Occurrence of the Toxic Dinoflagellate Alexandrium catenella Along Canada’s East Coast. Front. Mar. Sci. 7:608021. doi: 10.3389/fmars.2020.608021