Katrine Turgeon

Assistant Professor,
Université du Québec en Outaouais

Département de sciences naturelles
E-mail: katrine.turgeon@mail.mcgill.ca
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QCBS students

Thibaud André-Alphonse

(Start: 2022)
Other QCBS (co-)supervisor: Eric Harvey
Drawdown in reservoirs: quantification of impacts on food web, subsides dynamic and ecosystem functions

Baptiste Nelaton

(Start: 2023, End: 2027)
Other QCBS (co-)supervisor: Eric Harvey
Impacts of forest roads and global warming on forest stream connectivity : consequences to aquatic biodiversity and ecosystem functioning
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Ntsoa Rakoto Razafimahefa

(Start: 2022, End: 2026)
Other QCBS (co-)supervisor: Dominique Gravel
Quantifier la biodiversité multitrophique dans les écosystèmes aquatiques dans le temps et dans l'espace

Alejandro Sepulveda

(Start: 2022, End: 2025)
Complexity, configuration, and stability of food web networks in aquatic ecosystems

Camille Levesque

(Start: 2022, End: 2024)
Other QCBS (co-)supervisor: Dominique Gravel
Quantifier les changements de biodiversité dans les réservoirs hydroélectriques à l'aide d'une approche par réseaux écologiques

Juliette Vélu

(Start: 2020)
Exploring and measuring socio-psychological variables of conservation actors: which factors determine pro environmental behavior towards freshwater turtles and their habitats in Quebec ?

Previous students (since 2009)

Cecilia Estable

Other (co-)supervisor: Audrey Maheu
(Start: 2022, End: 2023)
Other QCBS (co-)supervisor: Katrine Turgeon


(Start: 2022, End: 2024)
Other QCBS (co-)supervisor: Angélique Dupuch

Examples of species studied

Holocentrus rufus
Salmo salar


27- Peaks and transient dynamics of ecological and biogeochemical variables following impoundment in boreal reservoirs
Journal Article
Trottier G , Tremblay A , Bilodeau F , Turgeon K ,
2024 Science of the Total Environment (Date Added: 2024-03-23)

26- How do natural changes in flow magnitude affect fish abundance and biomass in temperate regions? A systematic review
Journal Article
Rytwinski T , Lin H , Harper M , Smokorowski K E , Smith A , Reid J L , Taylor J J , Birnie‐Gauvin K , Bradford M J , Crossman J A , Kavanagh R , Lapointe N W R , Turgeon K , Cooke S J ,
2023 Ecological Solutions and Evidence (Date Added: 2023-04-07)

25- Remote participatory research has logistical benefits, but presents scientific and ethical challenges
Journal Note
Fouqueray T , Lévesque A , Turgeon K , Bissonnette J , Calmé S , Dupras J ,
2023 Environmental Research Letters (Date Added: 2023-02-10)

24- Reservoirs regulated by small dams have a similar warming effect than lakes on the summer thermal regime of streams
Journal Article
Auffray M , Senécal J , Turgeon K , St-Hilaire A , Maheu A ,
2023 Science of the Total Environment (Date Added: 2023-02-07)

23- The impacts of hydropower on freshwater macroinvertebrate richness: A global metaanalysis
Journal Article
Trottier G , Turgeon K , Boisclair D , Bulle C , Margni M ,
2022 PLoS ONE (Date Added: 2022-09-04)

22- How do natural changes in flow magnitude affect fish abundance and diversity in temperate regions? A systematic review protocol
Journal Article
Birnie‐Gauvin K , Rytwinski T , Harper M , Taylor J J , Smith A , Smokorowski K E , Turgeon K , Bradford M J , Cooke S J ,
2021 Ecological Solutions and Evidence (Date Added: 2022-07-03)

21- Intervention levers for increasing social acceptance of conservation measures on private land: A systematic literature review and comprehensive typology
Journal Article
Tanguay L , Bissonnette J , Turgeon K , Calmé S ,
2021 Environmental Research Letters (Date Added: 2021-07-31)

20- Empirical characterization factors for life cycle assessment of the impacts of reservoir occupation on macroinvertebrate richness across the United States
Journal Article
Trottier G , Turgeon K , Verones F , Boisclair D , Bulle C , Margni M ,
2021 Sustainability (Switzerland) (Date Added: 2021-03-23)

19- Empirical characterization factors to be used in LCA and assessing the effects of hydropower on fish richness
Journal Article
Turgeon K , Trottier G , Turpin C , Bulle C , Margni M ,
2021 Ecological Indicators (Date Added: 2021-01-03)

18- Dams have varying impacts on fish communities across latitudes: a quantitative synthesis
Journal Article
Turgeon K , Turpin C , Gregory‐Eaves I ,
2019 Ecology Letters (Date Added: 2019-06-06)

17- Boreal river impoundments caused nearshore fish community assemblage shifts but little change in diversity: A multiscale analysis
Journal Article
Turgeon K , Turpin C , Gregory-Eaves I ,
2019 Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences (Date Added: 2019-05-09)

16- Macroinvertebrate abundance is lower in temperate reservoirs with higher winter drawdown
Journal Article
Trottier G , Embke H , Turgeon K , Solomon C , Nozais C , Gregory-Eaves I ,
2019 Hydrobiologia (Date Added: 2019-03-25)

15- Failure to detect ecological and evolutionary effects of harvest on exploited fish populations in a managed fisheries ecosystem
Journal Article
Zhang, F, Gíslason, D, Reid, KB, Debertin, AJ, Turgeon, K, Nudds, TD
2018 Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences (Date Added: 2018-10-10)

14- Supply and demand drive a critical transition to dysfunctional fisheries
Journal Article
Fryxell, JM, Hilborn, R, Bieg, C, Turgeon, K, Caskenette, A, McCann, KS
2017 Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America (Date Added: 2018-10-10)

13- Evaluation of alternative prey-, predator-, and ratio-dependent functional response models in a zooplankton microcosm
Journal Article
Prokopenko, CM, Turgeon, K, Fryxell, JM
2017 Canadian Journal of Zoology (Date Added: 2018-10-10)

12- Immigration rates during population density reduction in a coral reef fish
Journal Article
Turgeon, K, Kramer, DL
2016 PLoS ONE (Date Added: 2018-10-10)

11- Do novel ecosystems follow predictable trajectories? Testing the trophic surge hypothesis in reservoirs using fish
Journal Article
Turgeon, K, Solomon, CT, Nozais, C, Gregory-Eaves, I
2016 Ecosphere (Date Added: 2017-02-01)

10- Lake and Reservoir Management Made a Splash at the 2016 ASLO Summer Meeting
Journal Article
Corman, JR, Deemer, BR, Hayes, NM, Gregory-Eaves, I, Razavi, NR, Strock, KE, Turgeon, K
2016 Limnology and Oceanography Bulletin (Date Added: 2016-11-25)

9- Multi-domain monitoring of marine environments using a heterogeneous robot team
Conference Article
Shkurti, F, Xu, A, Meghjani, M, Gamboa Higuera, JC, Girdhar, Y, Giguere, P, Dey, BB, Li, J, Kalmbach, A, Prahacs, C, Turgeon, K, Rekleitis, I, Dudek, G
2012 IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (Date Added: 2018-10-10)

8- Compensatory immigration depends on adjacent population size and habitat quality but not on landscape connectivity
Journal Article
Turgeon, K, Kramer, DL
2012 Journal of Animal Ecology (Date Added: 2018-10-10)

7- Shelters and their use by fishes on fringing coral reefs
Journal Article
Ménard, A, Turgeon, K, Roche, DG, Binning, SA, Kramer, DL
2012 PLoS ONE (Date Added: 2018-10-10)

6- Locomotor compensation in the sea: Body size affects escape gait in parrotfish
Journal Article
Miller, BM, McDonnell, LH, Sanders, DJ, Lewtas, KLM, Turgeon, K, Kramer, DL
2011 Animal Behaviour (Date Added: 2018-10-10)

5- Functional connectivity from a reef fish perspective: Behavioral tactics for moving in a fragmented landscape
Journal Article
Turgeon, K, Robillard, A, Grégoire, J, Duclos, V, Kramer, DL
2010 Ecology (Date Added: 2018-10-10)

4- Unsupervised learning of terrain appearance for automated coral reef exploration
Conference Article
Giguere, P, Dudek, G, Prahacs, C, Plamondon, N, Turgeon, K
2009 Proceedings of the 2009 Canadian Conference on Computer and Robot Vision, CRV 2009 (Date Added: 2018-10-10)

3- Body size and reserve protection affect flight initiation distance in parrotfishes
Journal Article
Gotanda, KM, Turgeon, K, Kramer, DL
2009 Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology (Date Added: 2018-10-10)

2- Selection of diurnal refuges by the nocturnal squirrelfish, Holocentrus rufus
Journal Article
Ménard, A, Turgeon, K, Kramer, DL
2008 Environmental Biology of Fishes (Date Added: 2018-10-10)

1- Predicting microhabitat selection in juvenile Atlantic salmon Salmo salar by the use of logistic regression and classification trees
Journal Article
Turgeon, K, Rodríguez, MA
2005 Freshwater Biology (Date Added: 2018-10-10)