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News

Jul 9th 2019

Newsletter Summer 2019

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Feb 22nd 2019

collaboration between the Canadian Centre for Climate Services and Ouranos

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Jan 17th 2019

Postdoctoral position in water resources management

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Consortium on regional climatology and adaptation to climate change

Ecosystems and biodiversity

  • Issues
  • Objectives
  • Research project

Issues

  • Plant and wildlife species in Quebec
  • Nothern migration of ecological habitats
  • Changing in the structure, composition and functioning of ecosystems
  • Ecological Services
  • Biodiversity Conservation

Objectives

Develop knowledge and tools to support adaptation focused on ecosystems and biodiversity.

  • Develop innovative methodological approaches and decision-making tools to facilitate adaptation and promote its integration into the conservation of biodiversity, and environmental management and planning, especially in rural and peri-urban environments
  • Improve knowledge of climate change impacts on biodiversity and assess vulnerabilities of species and communities, habitats and ecosystems
  • Understand and evaluate the role of ecosystem services in the adaptation of Québec society to climate change, and in particular how services can help to maintain standard of living and well-being
  • Broadly share new knowledge about the impacts of climate change and the role of ecosystem services to engage all citizens in adaptation


Projects on emerging issues

Atelier sur le biodiversité urbaine

Atelier sur les dimensions humaines et sociales

Atelier génétique et changements climatiques


Working group

Canada’s Climate Change Adaptation Platform - Biodiversity Adaptation Working Group

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COORDINATOR(S)

Robert Siron

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Robert Siron holds a Doctorate in oceanography from the University of Marseilles, France. He worked as a researcher in ecotoxicology at INRS-Oceanology in Rimouski. After a few years as a consultant, he joined Fisheries and Oceans Canada where he coordinated the St. Lawrence Observatory and then worked as a scientific manager at the oceans policies and management department in Ottawa to help implement ecosystemic management and conservation programs for Canada's oceans. He also participated to several national as well as international group of experts such as the Arctic Council. Since 2017, he is a member of the Sectoral Commission on Natural, Human and Social Sciences of UNESCO. Mr. Siron joined Ouranos in 2009 as scientific coordinator of Quebec’s Action Plan on Climate Change (PACC). He coordinates the Ecosystems and Biodiversity program since 2010, and co-coordinates the Northern Environment program since 2015 within the Vulnerabilities, Impacts and Adaptation Group.

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Research projects

2014 - 2019

Planification de la conservation et de la restauration de milieux humides pour la protection de la ressource en eau de la Ville de Québec

Principal investigator(s):
M. Poulin
Downloadable documents:
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In progress

Vulnérabilité des populations de crevette nordique aux changements climatiques et globaux le long de la côte est du Canada : de la ressource naturelle aux communautés côtières

Principal investigator(s):
P. Calosi
Downloadable documents:
Coming soon
In progress

Rabies Ready: Modelling the future of arctic fox rabies dynamics and associated risk management

Principal investigator(s):
P. Leighton
Downloadable documents:
Fact Sheet
In progress

Identifying vulnerable wetland ecosystems and plants of Eeyou Istchee James Bay to climate change

Principal investigator(s):
N. Fenton
Downloadable documents:
Fact Sheet
In progress

Sustainability of Agro-Environmental Practices and Agro-Wildlife Habitats

Principal investigator(s):
J. Dupras
Downloadable documents:
Fact Sheet
In progress

Ecological Corridors: a Climate Change Adaptation Strategy

Principal investigator(s):
K. Monticone
Downloadable documents:
Fact Sheet
In progress

Dynamics and long-term resilience of a large lake and its wetlands

Principal investigator(s):
M. Larocque
Downloadable documents:
Fact Sheet
In progress

Canadian Lake Pulse Network

Principal investigator(s):
Y. Huot
Downloadable documents:
Fact Sheet
In progress

Green infrastructure: Development of a multi-scale strategy based on complexity and resilience in urban settings

Principal investigator(s):
C. Messier
A. Gonzalez
Downloadable documents:
Fact Sheet
In progress

Climate Change and the Tundra of Nunavik: Exposure, Sensitivity and Vulnerability

Principal investigator(s):
D. Berteaux
Downloadable documents:
Coming soon
Fact Sheet
Completed

Pour une plantation qui augmente la résilience des arbres municipaux de Gatineau

Principal investigator(s):
C. Messier
Downloadable documents:
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Coming soon
Completed

Mapping the Impacts of Climate Change on Salmonid Habitat in the Northern Lakes of Québec

Principal investigator(s):
Y. Gratton
Downloadable documents:
Coming soon
Fact Sheet
Completed

State of play of the fisheries and aquaculture sectors in Quebec under climate change

Principal investigator(s):
A. Blondlot
R. Siron
Downloadable documents:
Coming soon
Fact Sheet
Completed
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