Alison Munson

Professeur titulaire,
Université Laval

Sciences du bois et de la forêt
Courriel: alison.munson@sbf.ulaval.ca
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Éducation

  • Postdoctorat Université Laval Éco-physiologie/Sylviculture 1991
  • Doctorat University of Toronto Sols Forestiers/Écologie 1989
  • B.Sc. University of Guelph, Gestion des ressources 1981


  • Recherche

    Stabilisation du carbone dans les sols forestiers, Écologie et écophysiologie des plantes éricacées, Écologie des perturbations (feu et coupe) en pessière noire et changements climatiques, Écologie et écophysiologie du pin et régénération par traitements sylvicoles, Écologie de la restauration, Écologie spatiale, Paiement pour les services des écosystèmes.



    Étudiants CSBQ

    Manuella Strukelj

    Postdoctoral fellow
    (Début: 2016)
    Effets de la richesse spécifiques des arbres et du stress hydrique sur les communautés microbiennes et les réservoirs de carbone et d'azote du sol dans des plantations tempérées
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    Tania Maxwell

    Ph.D.
    Autre (co-)superviseur: Laurent Augusto, Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique (INRA)
    (Début: 2018)
    La biodiversité permet-elle d’atténuer les effets négatifs des changements climatiques lors du recyclage des nutriments en forêt ?
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    Anciens étudiants (depuis 2009)

    Anthony Kerebel

    Postdoctoral fellow
    (Début: 2013, Fin: 2015)
    Modelling ecosystem services for regional landscapes

    Vincent Poirier

    Postdoctoral fellow
    (Début: 2011, Fin: 2016)
    Rôle des traits racinaires dans les mécanismes de stockage de la matière organique du sol

    Juliette Boiffin

    Ph.D.
    (Début: 2009, Fin: 2013)
    Carbon storage in vegetation and soils after fire

    Miren de Lorente Oritz

    Ph.D.
    (Début: 2002, Fin: 2011)
    Disturbance ecology of black spruce forests

    François Hébert

    Ph.D.
    (Début: 2005, Fin: 2010)
    Comparative ecophysiology of three ericads

    Diatta Marone

    Ph.D.
    (Début: 2010, Fin: 2015)
    Functional traits of agroforestry species and soil carbon

    Jason Laflamme

    M.Sc.
    (Début: 2010, Fin: 2013)
    Restoration targets for the hardwood forest of Québec

    Émilie Maillard

    M.Sc.
    (Début: 2006, Fin: 2009)
    Quantity and quality of cabon in plantation forest soils

    Eduard Mauri-Ortuno

    M.Sc.
    (Début: 2008, Fin: 2010)
    Restoration of white pine in the context of TRIAD zoning

    Sylvain Pelletier-Berge

    M.Sc.
    (Début: 2010, Fin: 2012)
    Impact of salvaging on soil carbon on burned sites

    Maud Touchette

    M.Sc.
    (Début: 2009, Fin: 2011)
    Support capacity of non-regenerated forest sites

    Exemples d'espèces étudiées

    Picea mariana
    Kalmia angustifolia
    Pinus strobus
    Betula pendula
    Eucalyptus


    Publications

    68- Evergreenness influences fine root growth more than tree diversity in a common garden experiment
    Archambault C , Paquette A , Messier C , Khlifa R , Munson A D , Handa I T ,
    2019 Oecologia (Date Added: 2019-03-23)

    67- Landscape aesthetic modelling using Bayesian networks: Conceptual framework and participatory indicator weighting
    Kerebel A , Gélinas N , Déry S , Voigt B , Munson A ,
    2019 Landscape and Urban Planning (Date Added: 2019-03-23)

    66- The relative weight of ontogeny, topology and climate in the architectural development of three North American conifers
    Buissart F , Vennetier M , Delagrange S , Girard F , Caraglio Y , Sabatier S , Munson A D , Nicolini E ,
    2018 AoB PLANTS (Date Added: 2018-11-08)

    65- The root of the matter: Linking root traits and soil organic matter stabilization processes
    Poirier, V, Roumet, C, Munson, AD
    2018 Soil Biology and Biochemistry (Date Added: 2018-03-10)

    64- Species and root traits impact macroaggregation in the rhizospheric soil of a Mediterranean common garden experiment
    Poirier, V, Roumet, C, Angers, DA, Munson, AD
    2018 Plant and Soil (Date Added: 2017-10-01)

    63- Do temperate tree species diversity and identity influence soil microbial community function and composition?
    Khlifa R , Paquette A , Messier C , Reich P B , Munson A D ,
    2017 Ecology and Evolution (Date Added: 2017-10-17)

    62- Quality of Biochars Made from Eucalyptus Tree Bark and Corncob Using a Pilot-Scale Retort Kiln
    Djousse Kanouo B M , Allaire S E , Munson A D ,
    2017 Waste and Biomass Valorization (Date Added: 2017-03-22)

    61- Carbon storage in agroforestry systems in the semi-arid zone of Niayes, Senegal
    Marone, D, Poirier, V, Coyea, M, Olivier, A, Munson, AD
    2017 Agroforestry Systems (Date Added: 2016-06-13)

    60- Anthropogenic disturbances create a new vegetation toposequence in the Gatineau River Valley, Quebec
    Laflamme J , Munson A , Grondin P , Arseneault D ,
    2016 Forests (Date Added: 2017-02-16)

    59- Traits to stay, traits to move: a review of functional traits to assess sensitivity and adaptive capacity of temperate and boreal trees to climate change
    Aubin, I, Munson, AD, Cardou, F, Burton, PJ, Isabel, N, Pedlar, JH, Paquette, A, Taylor, AR, Delagrange, S, Kebli, H, Messier, C, Shipley, B, Valladares, F, Kattge, J, Boisvert-Marsh, L, McKenney, D
    2016 Environmental Reviews (Date Added: 2016-06-13)

    58- Silvicultural treatments and subsequent vegetation impact long-term mineral soil biogeochemistry in mixedwood plantations
    Poirier, V, Coyea, MR, Angers, DA, Munson, AD
    2016 Forest Ecology and Management (Date Added: 2016-03-28)

    57- Total and pyrogenic carbon stocks in black spruce forest floors from eastern Canada
    Soucémarianadin, LN, Quideau, SA, MacKenzie, MD, Munson, AD, Boiffin, J, Bernard, GM, Wasylishen, RE
    2015 Organic Geochemistry (Date Added: 2017-07-31)

    56- Partial harvesting in boreal mixedwoods: A case for planned heterogeneity in industrial silvicultural prescriptions
    Guay-Picard, A, Auty, D, Munson, AD, Achim, A
    2015 Forest Ecology and Management (Date Added: 2015-10-13)

    55- A systematic literature review of the supply chain operations reference (SCOR) model application with special attention to environmental issues
    Ntabe, EN, LeBel, L, Munson, AD, Santa-Eulalia, LA
    2015 International Journal of Production Economics (Date Added: 2015-10-13)

    54- Early-season fires in boreal black spruce forests produce pyrogenic carbon with low intrinsic recalcitrance
    Soucémarianadin, LN, Quideau, SA, Soucémarianadin, LN, Munson, AD
    2015 Ecology (Date Added: 2015-06-30)

    53- Ecological controls on post-fire vegetation assembly at multiple spatial scales in eastern North American boreal forests
    Boiffin, J, Aubin, I, Munson, AD
    2015 Journal of Vegetation Science (Date Added: 2015-02-26)

    51- Three large fire years threaten resilience of closed crown black spruce forests in eastern Canada
    Boiffin, J, Munson, AD
    2013 Ecosphere (Date Added: 2016-07-05)

    50- Managing Understory Vegetation for Maintaining Productivity in Black Spruce Forests: A Synthesis within a Multi-Scale Research Model
    Thiffault, N, Fenton, N, Munson, A, Hébert, F, Fournier, R, Valeria, O, Bradley, R, Bergeron, Y, Grondin, P, Paré, D, Joanisse, G
    2013 Forests (Date Added: 2013-08-12)

    49- Physico-chemical and functional characteristics of soil charcoal produced at five different temperatures
    Bergeron, SP, Bradley, RL, Munson, A, Parsons, W
    2013 Soil Biology and Biochemistry (Date Added: 2013-01-09)

    48- Wildfire and forest harvest disturbances in the boreal forest leave different long-lasting spatial signatures
    Lorente, M, Parsons, WFJ, McIntire, EJB, Munson, AD
    2013 Plant and Soil (Date Added: 2012-07-05)

    47- Soil and plant legacies associated with harvest trails in boreal black spruce forests
    Lorente, M, Parsons, WFJ, Bradley, RL, Munson, AD
    2012 Forest Ecology and Management (Date Added: 2012-05-21)

    46- Spectral analysis discerns pattern and feedback in natural? and anthropogenic?disturbed boreal black spruce forests
    Lorente, M, Parsons, WFJ, Périé, C, Munson, AD
    2012 Oikos (Date Added: 2012-04-25)

    45- Does Trait Plasticity of Three Boreal Nutrient-Conserving Species Relate to their Competitive Ability?
    Hébert, F, Thiffault, N, Munson, AD
    2011 Ecoscience (Date Added: 2012-09-19)

    44- Common challenges for ecological modelling: Synthesis of facilitated discussions held at the symposia organized for the 2009 conference of the International Society for Ecological Modelling in Quebec City, Canada, (October 6–9, 2009)
    Larocque, GR, Mailly, D, Yue, T-X, Anand, M, Peng, C, Kazanci, C, Etterson, M, Goethals, P, Jørgensen, SE, Schramski, JR, McIntire, EJB, Marceau, DJ, Chen, B, Chen, GQ, Yang, ZF, Novotna, B, Luckai, N, Bhatti, JS, Liu, J, Munson, A, Gordon, AM, II, JCA
    2011 Ecological Modelling (Date Added: 2012-09-19)

    43- Field photosynthesis measurements on black spruce (Picea mariana): Does needle age matter?
    Hébert, F, Thiffault, N, Munson, AD
    2011 Communications in Soil Science and Plant Analysis (Date Added: 2012-03-07)

    42- Comparative physiological responses of rhododendron groenlandicum and regenerating Picea mariana following partial canopy removal in northeastern Quebec, Canada
    Hébert, F, Thiffault, N, Ruel, J-C, Munson, AD
    2010 Canadian Journal of Forest Research (Date Added: 2012-03-07)

    41- Ericaceous shrubs affect black spruce physiology independently from inherent site fertility
    Hébert, F, Thiffault, N, Ruel, J-C, Munson, AD
    2010 Forest Ecology and Management (Date Added: 2012-03-07)

    40- Soil carbon stocks and carbon stability in a twenty-year-old temperate plantation
    Maillard, , Paré, D, Munson, AD
    2010 Soil Science Society of America Journal (Date Added: 2012-03-07)

    39-Fertiliser addition is important for tree growth on cut-over peatlands in eastern Canada
    Caisse, G, Boudreau, S, Munson, A, Rochefort, L
    2008 Mires and Peat ( Date Added: 2012-03-13)

    38- Chemical composition of forest floor and consequences for nutrient availability after wildfire and harvesting in the boreal forest
    Thiffault, E, Hannam, KD, Quideau, SA, Paré, D, Bélanger, N, Oh, S-W, Munson, AD
    2008 Plant and Soil (Date Added: 2012-03-07)

    37- Investigating the soil acid-base status in managed boreal forests using the SAFE model
    Thiffault, E, Bélanger, N, Paré, D, Hendershot, WH, Munson, A
    2007 Ecological Modelling (Date Added: 2012-03-07)

    36- Growth and physiological response of eastern white pine seedlings to partial cutting and site preparation
    Boucher, J-F, Bernier, PY, Margolis, HA, Munson, AD
    2007 Forest Ecology and Management (Date Added: 2012-03-07)

    35- Soil enzyme inhibition by condensed litter tannins may drive ecosystem structure and processes: The case of Kalmia angustifolia
    Joanisse, GD, Bradley, RL, Preston, CM, Munson, AD
    2007 New Phytologist (Date Added: 2012-03-07)

    34- How do forest harvesting methods compare with wildfire? A case study of soil chemistry and tree nutrition in the boreal forest
    Thiffault, E, Bélanger, N, Paré, D, Munson, AD
    2007 Canadian Journal of Forest Research (Date Added: 2012-03-07)

    33- Use of spectral analysis to detect changes in spatial variability of forest floor properties
    Périé, C, Munson, AD, Caron, J
    2006 Soil Science Society of America Journal (Date Added: 2012-03-07)

    32- Canadian Journal of Forest Research: Preface
    Kneeshaw, D, Munson, A, Burton, P
    2006 Canadian Journal of Forest Research (Date Added: 2012-03-07)

    30- Spatial patterns of soil microclimate, light, regeneration, and growth within silvicultural gaps of mixed tolerant hardwood - White pine stands
    Raymond, P, Munson, AD, Ruel, J-C, Coates, KD
    2006 Canadian Journal of Forest Research (Date Added: 2012-03-07)

    29- Harvesting intensity at clear-felling in the boreal forest: Impact on soil and foliar nutrient status
    Thiffault, E, Paré, D, Bélanger, N, Munson, A, Marquis, F
    2006 Soil Science Society of America Journal (Date Added: 2012-03-07)

    28- Response of fine roots to fertilized ingrowth cores in burned and harvested black spruce ecosystems
    Smith, CK, Coyea, MR, Munson, AD
    2005 Communications in Soil Science and Plant Analysis (Date Added: 2012-03-07)

    27- Silvicultural options to promote seedling establishment on Kalmia-Vaccinium-dominated sites
    Thiffault, N, Titus, BD, Munson, AD
    2005 Scandinavian Journal of Forest Research (Date Added: 2012-03-07)

    25- Comparing height growth and biomass production of black spruce trees in logged and burned stands
    Ruel, J-C, Horvath, R, Ung, CH, Munson, A
    2004 Forest Ecology and Management (Date Added: 2012-03-07)

    24- Black spruce seedlings in a Kalmia-Vaccinium association: Microsite manipulation to explore interactions in the field
    Thiffault, N, Titus, BD, Munson, AD
    2004 Canadian Journal of Forest Research (Date Added: 2012-03-07)

    23- The influence of partial harvesting and forest floor disturbance on nutrient availability and understory vegetation in boreal mixedwoods
    Frey, BR, Lieffers, VJ, Munson, AD, Blenis, PV
    2003 Canadian Journal of Forest Research (Date Added: 2012-03-07)

    20- Mechanisms of interaction between Kalmia angustifolia cover and Picea mariana seedlings
    Wallstedt, A, Coughlan, A, Munson, AD, Nilsson, M-C, Margolis, HA
    2002 Canadian Journal of Forest Research (Date Added: 2012-03-07)

    19- Bridging boundaries among disciplines and institutions for effective implementation of criteria and indicators
    Yamasaki, SH, Kneeshaw, DD, Munson, AD, Dorion, F
    2002 Forestry Chronicle (Date Added: 2012-03-07)

    18- Radiation and soil temperature interactions on the growth and physiology of eastern white pine (Pinus strobus L.) seedlings
    Boucher, J-F, Bernier, PY, Munson, AD
    2001 Plant and Soil (Date Added: 2012-03-07)

    17- The inhibition of ammonium uptake in excised birch (Betula pendula) roots by batatasin-III
    Wallstedt, A, Sommarin, M, Nilsson, M-C, Munson, AD, Margolis, HA
    2001 Physiologia Plantarum (Date Added: 2012-03-07)

    16- Ten-year responses of soil quality and conifer growth to silvicultural treatments
    Perie, C, Munson, AD
    2000 Soil Science Society of America Journal (Date Added: 2012-03-07)

    15- Soil carbon, nitrogen, and phosphorus stocks and dynamics under disturbed black spruce forests
    Smith, CK, Coyea, MR, Munson, AD
    2000 Ecological Applications (Date Added: 2012-03-07)

    14- Impact of precommercial thinning in balsam fir stands on soil nitrogen dynamics, microbial biomass, decomposition, and foliar nutrition
    Thibodeau, L, Raymond, P, Camiré, C, Munson, AD
    2000 Canadian Journal of Forest Research (Date Added: 2012-03-07)

    13- Washing procedure for mixed-bed ion exchange resin decontamination for in situ nutrient adsorption
    Thiffault, N, Jobidon, R, De Blois, C, Munson, AD
    2000 Communications in Soil Science and Plant Analysis (Date Added: 2012-03-07)

    12- Leaf level response of planted eastern white pine (Pinus strobus L.) seven years after intensive silvicultural treatments
    Boucher, J-F, Wetzel, S, Munson, AD
    1998 Forest Ecology and Management (Date Added: 2012-03-07)

    11- Nitrogen and phosphorus release from humus and mineral soil under black spruce forests in Central Quebec
    Smith, CK, Munson, AD, Coyea, MR
    1998 Soil Biology and Biochemistry (Date Added: 2012-03-07)

    10- Foliar absorption of dew influences shoot water potential and root growth in Pinus strobus seedlings
    Boucher, JF, Munson, AD, Bernier, PY
    1995 Tree Physiology (Date Added: 2012-03-07)

    9- Seasonal nutrient dynamics in white pine and white spruce in response to environmental manipulation
    Munson, AD, Margolis, HA, Brand, DG
    1995 Tree Physiology (Date Added: 2012-03-07)

    7- Intensive silvicultural treatment: impacts on soil fertility and planted conifer response
    Munson, AD, Margolis, HA, Brand, DG
    1993 Soil Science Society of America Journal (Date Added: 2012-03-07)

    6- Comparing natural and planted black spruce seedlings. II.Nutrient uptake and efficiency of use
    Munson, AD, Bernier, PY
    1993 Canadian Journal of Forest Research (Date Added: 2012-03-07)

    5- Soil microbial community response to silvicultural intervention in coniferous plantation ecosystems
    Ohtonen, R, Munson, A, Brand, D
    1992 Ecological Applications (Date Added: 2012-03-07)

    4- Site-specific growth and nutrition of planted Picea mariana in the Ontario Clay Belt. V. Humus nitrogen availability
    Munson, AD, Timmer, VR
    1991 Canadian Journal of Forest Research (Date Added: 2012-03-07)

    3- Site-specific growth and nutrition of planted Picea mariana in the Ontario Clay Belt. IV. Nitrogen loading response
    Timmer, VR, Munson, AD
    1991 Canadian Journal of Forest Research (Date Added: 2012-03-07)

    2- Site-specific growth and nutrition of planted Picea mariana in the Ontario Clay Belt. III. Biomass and nutrient allocation
    Munson, AD, Timmer, VR
    1990 Canadian Journal of Forest Research (Date Added: 2012-03-07)

    1- Site-specific growth and nutrition of planted Picea mariana in the Ontario Clay Belt.: I. Early performance
    Munson, AD, Timmer, VR
    1989 Canadian Journal of Forest Research (Date Added: 2012-09-19)