Predicting the occurence of toxic algae in the St. Lawrence Gulf and Estuary with coupled biological and climatic models, with supervision from Michel Starr and Joël Chassé.
Current research and/or projects
Creating and implementing a coupled biological and climatic model in order to predict the occurence of Alexandrium tamarense on a short and long term basis in the St. Lawrence Gulf and Estuary.
Professional activities / interests
Biostatistics, modelling and visualising in R on Linux and Windows.
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.
B.sc. 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) : 15 000$.
Scholarship for 2nd cycle, Fonds de Recherche du Québec – Nature et Technologies (FRQNT - 2016) : 30 000$.
New Insights into Aerosol and Climate in the Arctic. Co-author. Open-Access article. Atmos. Chem. Phys., https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-2018-995.
Phytoplankton functionnal types are changing in the North Water Polynya. First author. Presented at the 4th World Conference on Marine Biodiversity (Montréal, QC).
Phytoplankton biomass and production in a changing Arctic: contrasting summers of 2013, 2014 and 2016. First author. Poster presented at ArcticNet’s Annual Scientific Meeting - ArcticChange (Québec, QC).
Frequent Ultrafine Particle Formation and Growth in the Canadian Arctic Marine Environment. Co-Author. Open-Access article. Atmos. Chem. Phys., 17, 13119-13138, https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-17-13119-2017
Recent changes in phytoplankton community size-structure: towards an oligotrophic system in northern Baffin Bay? First Author. Poster presented at the Gordon Research Conference on Polar Marine Science (Ventura, CA, États-Unis).