Refereed Publications

Kröbel, R., Moore, J., Ni, Y., Mcpherson, A., Poppy, L. Soolanayakanahally, R., Amichev, B., Ward, T., Laroque, C.P., Van Rees, K., Akhter, F., 2020. Demonstration and testing of the improved shelterbelt component in the Holos model. Frontiers in Environmental Science. 8. 10.3389/fenvs.2020.00149. [View abstract] [Download paper]

Amichev, B.T., Laroque, C.P., Belcher, K. W., Bentham, M.J., Van Rees, K.C.J., 2020. Shelterbelt systems establishment in Saskatchewan, Canada: a multi-criteria fuzzy logic approach to land suitability mapping. New Forests, 51: 933-963. [View abstract] [Download paper]

Amichev, B.Y., Laroque, C.P., Van Rees, K.C.J, 2020. Shelterbelt removals in Saskatchewan, Canada; implications for long-term carbon sequestration. Agroforestry Systems, 94: 1665-1680. [View abstract] [Download paper]

Pappas, J. Maillet, S.Rakowski, J.L. Baltzer A.G. Barr, T. A. Black, S. Fatichi, Laroque, C.P., A.M. Matheny, A.R.O. Sonnentag, T. Zha, 2020. Aboveground tree growth is a minor and decoupled fraction of boreal forest carbon input. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, 290. [View abstract] [Download paper]

Mayrinck, R.C., Laroque, C.P., Amichev, B.Y., Van Rees, K.C.J, 2019. Above- and below-ground carbon sequestration in shelterbelt trees in
Canada: A review. Forests, 10(10): 922. [View abstract] [Download paper]

Mamet, S.D., Brown, C.D., Trant, A.J., Laroque, C.P. 2019 Shifting global Larix distributions: Northern expansion and southern retraction as species respond to changing climate. Journal of Biogeography 46(1): 30–44.20. [View abstract] [Download paper]

Ha, T.V., Amichev, B.Y., Belcher, K.W., Bentham, M.J., Kulshreshtha, S.N., Laroque, C.P., Van Rees, K.C.J, 2019. Shelterbelt agroforestry systems inventory and removal analyzed by object-based classification of satellite data in Saskatchewan, Canada. Canadian Journal of Remote Sensing, 45:2, 246-263.  [View abstract] [Download paper]

Nehemy, M.F., Millar, C., Janzen, K., Gaj, M., Laroque, C.P., McDonnell, J.J., 2019.  17O‐excess as a detector for co‐extracted organics in vapor analyses of plant isotope signatures. Rapid Communications in Mass Spectrometry 33:1301–1310. [View abstract] [Download paper]

Nehemy, M., and Laroque, C.P., 2018. Tree-ring analysis of larch sawfly (Pristiphora erichsonii (Hartig)) defoliation events and hydrological growth suppression in a peatland. Dendrochronologia, 51; 1-9.  [View abstract] [Download paper]

Maillet, J., Laroque, C.P., and Bonsal, B. 2017. A dendroclimatological assessment of shelterbelt trees in a moisture limited environment. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology 37 (2017) 30-38.  [View abstract] [Download paper]

Amichev, B.Y., Bentham, M.J., Kulshreshtha, S., Laroque, C.P., Piwowar, J.M., and Van Rees, K.C.J. 2016. Carbon sequestration and growth of six common tree and shrub shelterbelts in Saskatchewan, Canada. Canadian Journal of Soil Science, (  [View abstract][Download Paper]

Amichev, B.Y., Bentham, M.J., Kurz, W.A., Laroque, Laroque, C.P., Kulshreshtha, S., Piwowar, J.M., and Van Rees, K.C.J. 2016. Carbon sequestration by white spruce shelterbelts in Saskatchewan, Canada. Ecological Modelling 325, 35-46.  [View abstract][ Download Paper]

Danek, M., Bell, T., Laroque, C.P. 2015. Some considerations in the reconstruction of lead levels using laser ablation: lessons from the design stage of an urban dendrochemistry study, St. John’s, Canada. Geochronometria 42, 217-231.  [View abstract][Download Paper]

Amichev, B.Y., Bentham, M.J., Cerkowniak, D., Kort, J., Kulshreshtha, S., Laroque, C.P., Piwowar, J.M. and Van Rees, K.C.J. 2015. Mapping and quantification of planted tree and shrub shelterbelts in Saskatchewan, Canada. Agroforstry Systems 89, 49-65.  [View abstract][Download Paper]

Małgorzata D., Bell, T., Laroque, C.P., Diegor, W., Lam, R. and Sylverster, P. 2014. Przykład wykorzystania analizy przyrostów rocznych drzew metodą ablacji laserowej (LA ICP-MS) w badaniach zanieczyszczenia środowiska ołowiem. [Polish with English abstract – Example of an application of tree ring laser ablation analysis (LA ICP-MS) in studies of environmental lead pollution] Studia i Materiały CEPL w Rogowie [Proceedings of the Center for Nature and Forestry Education], Volume 40: 265-272.  [View abstract][Download Paper]

Richard, M.G., Laroque, C.P., and Herman, T.B. 2014. Relating annual increments of the endangered Blanding’s turtle plastron growth to climate. Ecology and Evolution, 4: 1972-1980.  [View abstract][Download Paper]

Kershaw, G.G.L., Castleden, H. and Laroque, C.P. 2014. Physical geography knowledge mobilization on Indigenous landscapes in Canada: Idle No More? A special call to early career scientists. The Canadian Geographer. DOI: 10.1111/cag.12092.
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Davis, E.L., Laroque, C.P., and Van Rees, K., 2013. Evaluating the suitability of nine shelterbelt species for dendrochronological purposes in the Canadian Prairies. Agroforestry Systems, 87:713-727.  [View abstract][Download Paper]

Anderson, F., Brunt, J., Cameron, R., Caverhill, B., Clapp, D., Clapp, H., Coulthard, B., Hart, S., Helmer, L., Hubley, S., Hurlburt, D., Imlay, T., Jameson, R., Kidd, P., Laroque, C.P., Marotte, R., Marshall, K., Mitchell, S.C., Neily, T., Nickerson, K., O’Neill, N., Phillips, B., Pross, C., Proulx, G., Reardon, C., Todd, J., and Towers, J., 2012. Bioblitz of the Lake Rossignal Wilderness Area. Proceedings of the Nova Scotian Institute of Science, 47:33-57.  [View abstract][Download Paper]

Kershaw, G.G.L., and Laroque, C.P., 2012. The dendroclimatological potential of white birch (Betula papyrifera) in Labrador, Canada. The Northeastern Geographer, 4:28-38.  [View abstract][Download Paper]

Hart, S.J., and Laroque, C.P., 2012. Searching for thresholds in climate-radial growth relationships of Engelmann spruce and subalpine fir, Jasper National Park, Alberta, Canada. Dendrochronologia, 31:9-15.  [View abstract ][Download Paper]

Trindade, M., Bell, T., Laroque, C.P., Jacobs, J.D., and Hermanutz, L., 2011. Dendroclimatic response of a coastal alpine treeline: a multi-species perspective from Labrador. Canadian Journal of Forest Research, 41: 469-478.  [View abstract ][Download Paper]

Nelson, T.A, Laroque, C.P., and Smith D.J., 2011. Detecting spatial connections within a dendrochronological network on Vancouver Island, British Columbia. Dendrochronologia, 29:49-54.  [View abstract ][Download Paper]

Trindade, M., Bell, T., Laroque, C.P., 2011. Changing climatic sensitivities of two spruce species across a moisture gradient in Northeastern Canada. Dendrochronologia, 29:25-30.  [View abstract] [Download Paper]

Pickard, F.D., Robichaud, A., and Laroque, C.P., 2011. Using dendrochronology to date the Val Comeau canoe, New Brunswick and developing an eastern white pine chronology in the Canadian Maritimes. Dendrochronologia, 29:3-8.  [View abstract] [Download Paper]

MacDonald, H.C., Laroque, C.P., Fleming, D.E.B. and Gherase, M.R., 2011. Dendroanalysis of metal pollution from the Sydney Steel Plant in Sydney, Nova Scotia. Dendrochronologia, 29:9-15.  [View abstract] [Download Paper]

Nishimura, P.H., and Laroque, C.P., 2011. Observed continentality in radial growth-climate relationships in a twelve site network in western Labrador, Canada. Dendrochronologia, 29:17-23. [View abstract[Download Paper]

Quann, S.L., Young, A.B., Laroque C.P., Falcon-Lang, H.J., and Gibling, M.R., 2010. Dendrochronological dating of coal mine workings at Joggins Fossil Cliffs, Nova Scotia, Canada. Atlantic Geology, 46:185-194.  [View abstract[Download Paper]

Nishimura, P.H., and Laroque, C.P., 2010. Tree-ring evidence of larch sawfly outbreaks in western Labrador, Canada. Canadian Journal of Forest Research, 40:1542-1549.  [View abstract[Download Paper]

Trindade M., and Laroque, C.P., 2009. Multidisciplinary applications of tree-ring analysis in Newfoundland and Labrador.  Ktaqamkuk (Irish Journal of Newfoundland and Labrador Studies), 1: 126-143.  [View abstract][Download Paper]

Robichaud, A., and Laroque, C.P., 2008. Dendroarchaeology in southwestern Nova Scotia and the construction of a regional red spruce chronology. Tree-Ring Research, 64(1): 17-25.  [View abstract][Download paper]

Selig, N., Laroque, C.P., and Marsh, S., 2007. Dendroarchaeological investigations in the Maritimes: A case study of Dorchester House, New Brunswick. Material Culture Review, 66:42-49.  [View abstract][Download paper]

Campbell, L.J., and Laroque, C.P., 2007. Decay progression and classification in two old-growth forests in Atlantic Canada. Forest Ecology and Management, 238: 293-301.  [View abstract][Download paper]
Laroque, C.P., and Smith, D.J., 2005. Predicted short-term radial-growth changes of trees based on past climate on Vancouver Island, British Columbia. Dendrochronologia, 22: 163-168.  [View abstract][Download paper]

Bachrach, T., Jakobsen, K., Kinney, J., Nishimura, P., Reyes, A., Laroque, C.P., and Smith, D.J., 2004. Dendrogeomorphological assessment of movement at Hilda rock glacier, Banff National Park, Canadian Rocky Mountains. Geografiska Annaler A, 86A(1): 1-9.  [View abstract] [Download paper]

Laroque, C.P., and Smith, D.J., 2003. Radial-growth forecasts for five high-elevation conifer species on Vancouver Island, British Columbia. Forest Ecology and Management, 183: 313-325.  [View abstract] [Download paper]

Laroque,C.P., Lewis, D.H., and Smith, D. J., 2000/01. Treeline dynamics on southern Vancouver Island, British Columbia. Western Geography, 10/11: 43-63.  [View abstract] [Download paper]

Kellner, A.E., Laroque, C.P., Smith, D.J., and Harestad, A.S., 2000. Chronological dating of high-elevation dead and dying trees on Northern Vancouver Island, British Columbia. Northwest Science, 74:242-247.  [View abstract] [Download paper]

Carter, R., LeRoy, S., Nelson, T., Laroque, C.P., and Smith, D.J., 1999. Dendroglaciological investigations at Hilda Creek rock glacier, Banff National Park, Canadian Rocky Mountains. Geographie physique et Quaternaire, 53: 365-371.  [View abstract] [Download paper

Laroque, C.P., and Smith, D.J., 1999. Tree-ring analysis of yellow-cedar (Chamaecyparis nootkatensis) on Vancouver Island, British Columbia. Canadian Journal of Forest Research, 29: 115-123.  [View abstract] [Download paper]

Smith, D.J., and Laroque, C.P., 1998. Mountain hemlock growth dynamics on Vancouver Island. Northwest Science, 72 (Special Issue 2): 67-70.  [View abstract] [Download paper]

Smith, D.J., and Laroque, C.P., 1998. High-elevation dendroclimatic records from Vancouver Island. In: Decoding Canada’s Past: Climate Variations and Biodiversity Change During the Last Millennium. MacIver, D.C. and Meyer, R.E. (eds.). Atmospheric and Environment Services, Downsview, Ontario, 33-44.  [View abstract] [Download paper]

Smith, D.J., and Laroque, C.P., 1996. Dendroglaciological dating of a Little Ice Age glacial advance at Moving Glacier, Vancouver Island, British Columbia. Geographie physique et Quaternaire, 50: 47-55.  [View abstract] [Download Paper]

Denton, J.J., Laroque, C.P., Williams, A.E., and Wilson, P.J., 1995. Proglacial sedimentation in the Loss Creek valley, southwestern Vancouver Island, British Columbia. Western Geography, 5: 1-12.  [View abstract] [Download Paper]

Lawby, C.P., Smith, D.J, Laroque, C.P., and Brugman, M.M., 1995. Glaciological studies at Rae Glacier, Canadian Rocky Mountains. Physical Geography, 15:425-441.  [View abstract] [Download Paper]