Green Edge


The majority of the scientific articles emanating from the Green Edge project will be compiled in a Special Issue Elementa: Science of the Anthropocene. Below, you can find submitted and published publications either in Elementa or others journals.

  • Amiraux, R., Smik L, Köseoglu, D., Rontani, J.F., Galindo, V., Grondin, P.-L., Babin, M. and Belt, S.T., 2019. Temporal evolution of IP25 and other highly branched isoprenoid lipids in sea ice and the underlying water column during an arctic melting season. Elem Sci Anth (submitted, contact : remi.amiraux [at]
  • Amiraux R, Rontani, J.F., Armougom, F., Frouin, E., Babin, M., Artigue, L. and Bonin, P., 2019. Deciphering biodiversity and stress state of bacteria associated with ice algae and sinking particles in Canadian Arctic. Elem Sci Anth (submitted, contact : remi.amiraux [at]
  • Amiraux, Belt, S., Vaultier, F., Galindo, V., Gosselin, M., Bonin, F., Rontani, J.F., 2017. Monitoring photo-oxidative and salinity-induced bacterial stress in the Canadian Arctic using specific lipid tracers Author links open overlay panel. Marine Chemistry,
  • Amiraux, R., Jeanthon C., Vaultier F., Rontani J.F., 2016. Paradoxical effects of temperature and solar irradiance on the photodegradation state of killed phytoplankton. Journal of Phycology,
  • Bourgeois, S., Archambault, P. and Witte, U., 2017. Organic matter remineralization in marine sediments: A Pan-Arctic synthesis. Global Biogeochemical Cycles,
  • Ardyna, M. and Arrigo, K. R., 2019. Phytoplankton dynamics in a changing Arctic Ocean. Nature Clim. Change (submitted).
  • Caron, M., St-Onge, G., Montero-Serrano, J.C., Rochon, A., Georgiadis, E., Giraudeau, J. and Massé G., 2018. Holocene chronostratigraphy of northeastern Baffin Bay based on radiocarbon and palaeomagnetic data. Boreas,
  • Cusset, F., Fort, J., Mallory, M., Braune, B., Massicotte, P.,  and Massé, G., 2019. Arctic seabirds and shrinking sea ice: egg analyses reveal the importance of ice-derived resources. Scientific Reports
  • Dadaglio, L., Dinasquet, J,, Obernosterer, I. and Joux, F., 2018. Differential responses of bacteria to diatom-derived dissolved organic matter in the Arctic Ocean. Aquatic Microbial Ecology,
  • Else, B.G.T., Whitehead, J.J., Galindo, V., Ferland, J., Mundy, C.J., Gonski, S.F., Ehn, J.K., Rysgaard, S. and Babin M., 2019. Response of the Arctic Marine Inorganic Carbon System to Ice Algae and Under-Ice Phytoplankton Blooms: A Case Study Along the Fast-Ice Edge of Baffin Bay. Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans,
  • Galindo, V., Gosselin, M., Lavaud, J., Mundy, C.J., Else, B., Ehn, J., Babin, M., Rysgaard, S., 2017. Pigment composition and photoprotection of Arctic sea ice algae during spring. Marine Ecology Progress Series,
  • Georgiadis, E., Giraudeau, J., Martinez, P., Lajeunesse, P., St-Onge, G., Schmidt, S. and Massé G., 2018. Deglacial to postglacial history of Nares Strait, Northwest Greenland: a marine perspective from Kane Basin. Climate of the Past,
  • Gérikas Ribeiro, C., Lopes dos Santos, A., Gourvil, P., Le Gall, F., Marie, D., Tragin, M., 2019. Culturable diversity of Arctic phytoplankton during pack ice melting. Elem Sci Ant (submitted, contact : catherine.gerikas [at]
  • Gourdal, M., Crabeck, O., Lizotte, M., Galindo, V., Gosselin, M., Babin, M., Scarratt, M. and Levasseur, M., 2019. Upward transport of bottom-ice dimethyl sulfide during advanced melting of arctic first-year sea ice. Elem Sci Ant, 7(1), p.33.
  • Goyens, C., Marty, S., Leymarie, E., Antoine, D., Babin, M. and Bélanger, S., 2018. High Angular Resolution Measurements of the Anisotropy of Reflectance of Sea Ice and Snow. Earth and Space Science,
  • Lacour, T., Larivière, J., and Babin, M. 2016. Growth, Chl a content, photosynthesis, and elemental composition in polar and temperate microalgae, Limnology and Oceanography,
  • Lacour, T., Larivière, J., Ferland, J., Bruyant, F., Lavaud, J., Babin, M., 2018. The Role of Sustained Photoprotective Non-photochemical Quenching in Low Temperature and High Light Acclimation in the Bloom-Forming Arctic Diatom Thalassiosira gravida, Front. Mar. Sci.,
  • Lacour, T., Morin, P.I., Sciandra, T., Donaher, N., Campbell, D.A., Ferland, J., and Babin, B., 2019. Decoupling light harvesting, electron transport and carbon fixation during prolonged darkness supports rapid recovery upon re-illumination in the Arctic diatom Chaetoceros neogracilis. Polar Biology,
  • LeBlanc, M., Gauthier, S., Garbus, S.E., Mosbech, A. and Fortier, L., 2019. The co-distribution of Arctic cod and its seabird predators across the marginal ice zone in Baffin Bay. Elem Sci Anth, 7(1), p.1.
  • Mäkelä, A., Witte, U. and Archambault, P., 2017. Benthic macroinfaunal community structure, resource utilisation and trophic relationships in two Canadian Arctic Archipelago polynyas. PLOS One,
  • Mäkelä, A., Witte, U. and Archambault, P., 2017. Ice algae versus phytoplankton: resource utilization by Arctic deep sea macroinfauna revealed through isotope labelling experiments. Marine Ecology Progress Series,
  • Mäkelä, A., Witte, U. and Archambault, P., 2018. Short-term processing of ice algal- and phytoplankton-derived carbon by Arctic benthic communities revealed through isotope labelling experiments, Marine Ecology Progress Series,
  • Massicotte, P., Bécu, G., Lambert-Girard, S., Leymarie, E., and Babin, M. 2018. Estimating Underwater Light Regime under Spatially Heterogeneous Sea Ice in the Arctic. Appl. Sci.
  • Matthes, L.C., Ehn, J.K., L.-Girard, S., Pogorzelec, N.M., Babin, M. and Mundy, C.J., 2019. Average cosine coefficient and spectral distribution of the light field under sea ice: Implications for primary production. Elem Sci Anth, 7(1), p.25.
  • Oziel, L., Massicotte, P., Randelhoff, A., Ferland, F., Vladoiu, A., Lacour, L., Galindo, V., Lambert-Girard, S., Dumont, D., Y. Cuypers, Y., Bouruet-Aubertot, P., Mundy, C.J., Ehn, J., Bécu, G., Marec, C., Forget, M.H., Garcia, N., Coupel, P., Raimbault, P., Houssais, M.N. and Babin, M., 2019. Environmental factors influencing the seasonal dynamics of spring algal blooms in and beneath sea ice in western Baffin Bay. Elem Sci Anth (accepted).
  • Randelhoff, A., Oziel, L., Massicotte, P., Bécu, G., Galí, M., Lacour, L., Dumont, D., Vladoiu, A., Marec, C., Bruyant, F., Houssais, M.-N., Tremblay, J.-É., Deslongchamps, G. and Babin, M., 2019. The evolution of light and vertical mixing across a phytoplankton ice-edge bloom. Elem Sci Anth, 7(1), p.20.
  • Renaut, S., Devred, E., and Babin, M.. 2018. Northward Expansion and Intensification of Phytoplankton Growth During the Early Ice-Free Season in Arctic, Research Letter,
  • Rontani, J.F., Belt, S.T., Brown, T.A., Amiraux, R., Gosselin, M., Vaultier, F. and Mundy, C.J., 2016. Monitoring abiotic degradation in sinking versus suspended Arctic sea ice algae during a spring ice melt using specific lipid oxidation tracers. Organic Geochemistry,
  • Rontani, J.F., Galeron, M.A., Amiraux, R., Artigue, L. and Belt, S.T., 2017. Identification of di- and triterpenoid lipid tracers confirms the significant role of autoxidation in the degradation of terrestrial vascular plant material in the Canadian Arctic. Organic Geochemistry,
  • Rontani, J.F., Belt, S.T. and Amiraux, R., 2018. Biotic and abiotic degradation of the sea ice diatom biomarker IP25 and selected algal sterols in near-surface Arctic sediments Author links open overlay panel. Organic Geochemistry,
  • Rontani, J.F., Amiraux, R., Lalande, C., Babin, M., Kim, H.R. and Belt, S.T., 2018. Use of palmitoleic acid and its oxidation products for monitoring the degradation of ice algae in Arctic waters and bottom sediments Author links open overlay panel. Organic Geochemistry,
  • Saint-Béat, B., Maps, F. and Babin, M. 2018. Unraveling the intricate dynamics of planktonic Arctic marine food webs. A sensitivity analysis of a well-documented food web model, Progress in Oceanography,
  • Saint-Béat, B., Fath, B.D., Aubry, C., Colombet, J., Dinasquet, J., Fortier, L., Galindo, V., Grondin, P.L., Joux, F., Lalande, C., LeBlanc, M., Raimbault, P., Sime-Ngandod, T., Tremblay, J.E., Vaulot, D., Maps, F. and Babin, M., 2019. Trophic network modeling reveals contrasting pelagic ecosystem functioning in eastern and western Baffin Bay. Elem Sci Anth (submitted, contact : Blanche.Saint-Beat [@]
  • Sansoulet, J, Pangrazi, J.-J., Sardet, N, Mirshak, S, Fayad, G, Bourgain, P and Babin, M., 2019. Green Edge Outreach Project: A largescale public and educational initiative. Polar Record,
  • Tisserand, L., Dadaglio, L., Intertaglia, L., Catala, P., Panagiotopoulos, C., Obernosterer, I. and Joux F., 2019. Use of dissolved organic exudates from different polar marine microalgae by bacterial strains isolated from the Arctic Ocean. FEMS Microb. Ecol. (submitted, contact : lucas.tisserand [@]
  • Yunda-Guarin, G., Brown, T.A., Nozais, C. & Archambault,P., 2019. Sea ice-derived organic carbon: a dominant food source for deep sea benthic consumers in spring, Baffin Bay, Canadian Arctic. Scientific Report. (submitted, contact : gustavo-adolfo.guarin.1 [@]