Raphaël Proulx

Professor,
Université du Québec à Trois-Rivière

Département des Sciences Biologiques
E-mail: raphael.proulx@uqtr.ca
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Education

  • (2010) Post-doctoral fellow in functional plant ecology, Max Planck Institute für Biogeochemie (Germany)
  • (2008) Post-doctoral fellow in landscape ecology, Carleton University (Canada)
  • (2008) Doctorate, Complex ecological systems, University of Montreal (Canada)
  • (2001) M.Sc. in freshwater ecology, Environmental Sciences, Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières (Canada)


Research

Conservation biology, Landscape ecology, Soundscape ecology, Ecological indicators, Citizen science, Wetland & forest ecosystems, Simulation & statistical models

Prizes and honours

  • Full professor Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières Distinction
  • Capsules du Fonds de Recherche du Québec (FRQ) Fonds de recherche du Québec - Nature et technologies (FRQNT) Distinction
  • Québec Science's list of 50 promising research programs Québec Science Magazine Honor


QCBS students

Guillaume Rheault

Ph.D.
Other (co-)supervisor: Esther Lévesque, UQTR
(Start: 2015, End: 2021)
Influence of climate and floristic diversity on the phenology of freely assembled plant communities.

Charles Martin

Ph.D.
(Start: 2016, End: 2021)
Generalizing the heterogeneity-biodiversity relationship in forest bird communities



Publications

66- How the relationship between vegetation cover and land-cover variance constrains biodiversity in a human dominated world
Journal Article
Martin C A , Proulx R , Vellend M , Fahrig L ,
2021 Landscape Ecology (Date Added: 2021-08-25)

65- Resilience of lake-edge wetlands to water level changes in a southern boreal lake
Journal Article
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2021 Wetlands Ecology and Management (Date Added: 2021-07-15)

63- Diversity of plant assemblages dampens the variability of the growing season phenology in wetland landscapes
Journal Article
Rheault G , Lévesque E , Proulx R ,
2021 BMC Ecology and Evolution (Date Added: 2021-06-01)

62- Biodiversity facets affect community surface temperature via 3D canopy structure in grassland communities
Journal Article
Guimarães‐Steinicke C , Weigelt A , Proulx R , Lanners T , Eisenhauer N , Duque‐Lazo J , Reu B , Roscher C , Wagg C , Buchmann N , Wirth C ,
2021 Journal of Ecology (Date Added: 2021-05-20)

61- Ecological and economic benefits of low-intensity urban lawn management
Journal Article
Watson C J , Carignan‐Guillemette L , Turcotte C , Maire V , Proulx R ,
2020 Journal of Applied Ecology (Date Added: 2021-05-20)

60- Ecological uniqueness of plant communities as a conservation criterion in lake-edge wetlands
Journal Article
Dubois, R, Proulx, R, Pellerin, S
2020 Biological Conservation (Date Added: 2020-03-17)

59- Plant diversity effect on water quality in wetlands: a meta-analysis based on experimental systems
Journal Article
Brisson, J, Rodriguez, M, Martin, CA, Proulx, R
2020 Ecological Applications (Date Added: 2020-03-06)

58- Anthropogenic Landscape Changes and Their Impacts on Terrestrial and Freshwater Soundscapes
Journal Article
Proulx R , Waldinger J , Koper N ,
2019 Current Landscape Ecology Reports (Date Added: 2021-06-25)

57- Smell-scapes: a neurobiological and ecological perspective
Book Chapter
Frasnelli, J&P
2019 Spatial Senses: Philosophy of Perception in an Age of Science (Date Added: 2021-05-25)

56- Bookkeeping of insect herbivory trends in herbarium specimens of purple loosestrife (Lythrum salicaria)
Journal Article
Beaulieu, C, Lavoie, C, Proulx, R
2019 Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences (Date Added: 2019-02-25)

55- Bookkeeping of insect herbivory trends in herbarium specimens of purple loosestrife (Lythrum salicaria).
Miscellaneous
Beaulieu C, LC
2018 Figshare (Date Added: 2021-06-29)

54- Field evidence for a rapid adaptive plastic response in morphology and growth of littoral and pelagic brook charr: A reciprocal transplant experiment
Journal Article
Pépino, M, Magnan, P, Proulx, R
2018 Functional Ecology (Date Added: 2021-05-20)

51- Acoustic assessment of species richness and assembly rules in ensiferan communities from temperate ecosystems
Journal Article
Roca, IT, Proulx, R
2016 Ecology (Date Added: 2021-05-20)

49- Disentangling the environmental-heterogeneity-species-diversity relationship along a gradient of human footprint
Journal Article
Seiferling, I, Proulx, RL, Wirth, C
2014 Ecology (Date Added: 2021-05-20)

48- Riverscape heterogeneity explains spatial variation in zooplankton functional evenness and biomass in a large river ecosystem
Journal Article
Massicotte, P, Frenette, J-J, Proulx, R, Pinel-Alloul, B, Bertolo, A
2013 Landscape Ecology (Date Added: 2014-02-24)

47- Measuring Protected-Area Isolation and Correlations of Isolation with Land-Use Intensity and Protection Status
Journal Article
Seiferling, IS, Proulx, R, Peres-Neto, PR, Fahrig, L, Messier, C
2012 Conservation Biology (Date Added: 2012-08-03)

46- Editorial
Journal Article
Kulkarni, A, Marwan, N, Parrott, L, Proulx, R, Webber Jr , CL
2011 International Journal of Bifurcation and Chaos (Date Added: 2021-05-20)

45- TRY - a global database of plant traits
Journal Article
Kattge, J, Díaz, S, Lavorel, S, Prentice, IC, Leadley, P, Bönisch, G, Garnier, E, Westoby, M, Reich, PB, Wright, IJ, Cornelissen, JHC, Violle, C, Harrison, SP, Van Bodegom, PM, Reichstein, M, Enquist, BJ, Soudzilovskaia, NA, Ackerly, DD, Anand, M, Atkin, O, Bahn, M, Baker, TR, Baldocchi, D, Bekker, R, Blanco, CC, Blonder, B, Bond, WJ, Bradstock, R, Bunker, DE, Casanoves, F, Cavender-Bares, J, Chambers, JQ, Chapin, FS, Chave, J, Coomes, D, Cornwell, WK, Craine, JM, Dobrin, BH, Duarte, L, Durka, W, Elser, J, Esser, G, Estiarte, M, Fagan, WF, Fang, J, Fernández-Méndez, F, Fidelis, A, Finegan, B, Flores, O, Ford, H, Frank, D, Freschet, GT, Fyllas, NM, Gallagher, RV, Green, WA, Gutierrez, AG, Hickler, T, Higgins, SI, Hodgson, JG, Jalili, A, Jansen, S, Joly, CA, Kerkhoff, AJ, Kirkup, D, Kitajima, K, Kleyer, M, Klotz, S, Knops, JMH, Kramer, K, Kühn, I, Kurokawa, H, Laughlin, D, Lee, TD, Leishman, M, Lens, F, Lenz, T, Lewis, SL, Lloyd, J, Llusià, J, Louault, F, Ma, S, Mahecha, MD, Manning, P, Massad, T, Medlyn, BE, Messier, J, Moles, AT, Müller, SC, Nadrowski, K, Naeem, S, Niinemets, , Nöllert, S, Nüske, A, Ogaya, R, Oleksyn, J, Onipchenko, VG, Onoda, Y, Ordoñez, J, Overbeck, G, Ozinga, WA, Patiño, S, Paula, S, Pausas, JG, Peñuelas, J, Phillips, OL, Pillar, V, Poorter, H, Poorter, L, Poschlod, P, Prinzing, A, Proulx, R, Rammig, A, Reinsch, S, Reu, B, Sack, L, Salgado-Negret, B, Sardans, J, Shiodera, S, Shipley, B, Siefert, A, Sosinski, E, Soussana, J-F, Swaine, E, Swenson, N, Thompson, K, Thornton, P, Waldram, M, Weiher, E, White, M, White, S, Wright, SJ, Yguel, B, Zaehle, S, Zanne, AE, Wirth, C
2011 Global Change Biology (Date Added: 2011-09-15)

44- Physiological performance of two forms of lacustrine brook charr, Salvelinus fontinalis, in the open-water habitat
Journal Article
Proulx, R, Magnan, P
2002 Environmental Biology of Fishes (Date Added: 2021-05-20)

43- Invasion Culturomics and iEcology
Journal Article
Jarić, I, Bellard, C, Correia, RA, Courchamp, F, Douda, K, Essl, F, Jeschke, JM, Kalinkat, G, Kalous, L, Lennox, RJ, Novoa, A, Proulx, R, Pyšek, P, Soriano–Redondo, A, Souza, AT, Vardi, R, Veríssimo, D, Roll, U
Conservation Biology (Date Added: 2021-05-20)

42- Biodiversity facets affect community surface temperature via 3D canopy structure in grassland communities
Journal Article
Guimarães-Steinicke, C, Weigelt, A, Proulx, R, Lanners, T, Eisenhauer, N, Duque-Lazo, J, Reu, B, Roscher, C, Wagg, C, Buchmann, N, Wirth, C
Journal of Ecology (Date Added: 2021-05-20)

41- Level-2 ecological integrity: Assessing ecosystems in a changing world
Journal Article
Martin, CA, Proulx, R
Perspectives in Ecology and Conservation (Date Added: 2021-05-20)

40- Ecological and economic benefits of low-intensity urban lawn management
Journal Article
Watson, CJ, Carignan-Guillemette, L, Turcotte, C, Maire, V, Proulx, R
Journal of Applied Ecology (Date Added: 2021-05-20)

39- Use of acoustic refuges by freshwater fish: Theoretical framework and empirical data in a three-species trophic system
Journal Article
Roca, IT, Magnan, P, Proulx, R
Freshwater Biology (Date Added: 2021-05-20)

38- The riverscape meets the soundscape: acoustic cues and habitat use by brook trout in a small stream
Journal Article
Kacem, Z, Rodríguez, MA, Roca, IT, Proulx, R
Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences (Date Added: 2021-05-20)

37- Importance of the study context in community assembly processes: A quantitative synthesis of forest bird communities
Journal Article
Martin, CA, Bolduc, P, Rainville, V, Rheault, G, Desrochers, L, Giacomazzo, M, Roca, IT, Bertolo, A, Proulx, R
Ecosphere (Date Added: 2021-05-20)

36- Acoustic masking of soniferous species of the St-Lawrence lowlands
Journal Article
Desrochers, L, Proulx, R
Landscape and Urban Planning (Date Added: 2021-05-20)

35- Green streets − Quantifying and mapping urban trees with street-level imagery and computer vision
Journal Article
Seiferling, I, Naik, N, Ratti, C, Proulx, R
Landscape and Urban Planning (Date Added: 2021-05-20)

34- Biodiversity effects on ecosystem functioning in a 15-year grassland experiment: Patterns, mechanisms, and open questions
Journal Article
Weisser, WW, Roscher, C, Meyer, ST, Ebeling, A, Luo, G, Allan, E, Beßler, H, Barnard, RL, Buchmann, N, Buscot, F, Engels, C, Fischer, C, Fischer, M, Gessler, A, Gleixner, G, Halle, S, Hildebrandt, A, Hillebrand, H, de Kroon, H, Lange, M, Leimer, S, Le Roux, X, Milcu, A, Mommer, L, Niklaus, PA, Oelmann, Y, Proulx, R, Roy, J, Scherber, C, Scherer-Lorenzen, M, Scheu, S, Tscharntke, T, Wachendorf, M, Wagg, C, Weigelt, A, Wilcke, W, Wirth, C, Schulze, E-D, Schmid, B, Eisenhauer, N
Basic and Applied Ecology (Date Added: 2021-05-20)

33- Shifting song frequencies in response to anthropogenic noise: A meta-analysis on birds and anurans
Journal Article
Roca, IT, Desrochers, L, Giacomazzo, M, Bertolo, A, Bolduc, P, Deschesnes, R, Martin, CA, Rainville, V, Rheault, G, Proulx, R
Behavioral Ecology (Date Added: 2021-05-20)

32- Plant species richness prolongs the growing season of freely assembled riparian herbaceous communities under dry climatic conditions
Journal Article
Rheault, G, Proulx, R, Bonin, L
Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment (Date Added: 2021-05-20)

31- Testing the influence of environmental heterogeneity on fish species richness in two biogeographic provinces
Journal Article
Massicotte, P, Proulx, R, Cabana, G, Rodríiguez, MA
PeerJ (Date Added: 2021-05-20)

30- Conservation culturomics
Journal Article
Ladle, RJ, Correia, RA, Do, Y, Joo, G-J, Malhado, ACM, Proulx, R, Roberge, J-M, Jepson, P
Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment (Date Added: 2021-05-20)

29- Habitat geometry, a step toward general bird community assembly rules in mature forests
Journal Article
Martin, CA, Proulx, R
Forest Ecology and Management (Date Added: 2021-05-20)

28- Howmuch biomass do plant communities pack per unit volume?
Journal Article
Proulx, R, Rheault, G, Bonin, L, Roca, IT, Martin, CA, Desrochers, L, Seiferling, I
PeerJ (Date Added: 2021-05-20)

27- Googling Trends in Conservation Biology
Journal Article
Proulx, R, Massicotte, P, Pépino, M
Conservation Biology (Date Added: 2021-05-20)

26- A novel photographic approach for monitoring the structural heterogeneity and diversity of grassland ecosystems
Journal Article
Proulx, R, Roca, IT, Cuadra, FS, Seiferling, I, Wirth, C
Journal of Plant Ecology (Date Added: 2021-05-20)

25- The biogeography of insects' length-dry mass relationships
Journal Article
Martin, CA, Proulx, R, Magnan, P
Insect Conservation and Diversity (Date Added: 2021-05-20)

24- Morphological variation in the freshwater blenny Salaria fluviatilis from Corsican rivers: Adaptive divergence, phenotypic plasticity or both?
Journal Article
Magnan, P, Proulx, R, Berrebi, P, Blondel, J, Perret, P, Roché, B
Journal of Fish Biology (Date Added: 2021-05-20)

23- A trait-based experimental approach to understand the mechanisms underlying biodiversity-ecosystem functioning relationships
Journal Article
Ebeling, A, Pompe, S, Baade, J, Eisenhauer, N, Hillebrand, H, Proulx, R, Roscher, C, Schmid, B, Wirth, C, Weisser, WW
Basic and Applied Ecology (Date Added: 2021-05-20)

22- A novel comparative research platform designed to determine the functional significance of tree species diversity in European forests
Journal Article
Baeten, L, Verheyen, K, Wirth, C, Bruelheide, H, Bussotti, F, Finér, L, Jaroszewicz, B, Selvi, F, Valladares, F, Allan, E, Ampoorter, E, Auge, H, Avǎcǎriei, D, Barbaro, L, Bǎrnoaiea, I, Bastias, CC, Bauhus, J, Beinhoff, C, Benavides, R, Benneter, A, Berger, S, Berthold, F, Boberg, J, Bonal, D, Brüggemann, W, Carnol, M, Castagneyrol, B, Charbonnier, Y, Chećko, E, Coomes, D, Coppi, A, Dalmaris, E, Dǎnilǎ, G, Dawud, SM, de Vries, W, De Wandeler, H, Deconchat, M, Domisch, T, Duduman, G, Fischer, M, Fotelli, M, Gessler, A, Gimeno, TE, Granier, A, Grossiord, C, Guyot, V, Hantsch, L, Hättenschwiler, S, Hector, A, Hermy, M, Holland, V, Jactel, H, Joly, F-X, Jucker, T, Kolb, S, Koricheva, J, Lexer, MJ, Liebergesell, M, Milligan, H, Müller, S, Muys, B, Nguyen, D, Nichiforel, L, Pollastrini, M, Proulx, R, Rabasa, S, Radoglou, K, Ratcliffe, S, Raulund-Rasmussen, K, Seiferling, I, Stenlid, J, Vesterdal, L, von Wilpert, K, Zavala, MA, Zielinski, D, Scherer-Lorenzen, M
Perspectives in Plant Ecology, Evolution and Systematics (Date Added: 2021-05-20)

20- Habitat filtering and niche differentiation jointly explain species relative abundance within grassland communities along fertility and disturbance gradients
Journal Article
Maire, V, Gross, N, Börger, L, Proulx, R, Wirth, C, Pontes, LS, Soussana, J-F, Louault, F
New Phytologist (Date Added: 2021-05-20)

19- A multivariate analysis for evaluating the environmental and economical aspects of agroecosystem sustainability in central Italy
Journal Article
Di Felice, V, Mancinelli, R, Proulx, R, Campiglia, E
Journal of Environmental Management (Date Added: 2021-05-20)

18- Identifying population- and community-level mechanisms of diversity-stability relationships in experimental grasslands
Journal Article
Roscher, C, Weigelt, A, Proulx, R, Marquard, E, Schumacher, J, Weisser, WW, Schmid, B
Journal of Ecology (Date Added: 2021-05-20)

17- The role of climate and plant functional trade-offs in shaping global biome and biodiversity patterns
Journal Article
Reu, B, Proulx, R, Bohn, K, Dyke, JG, Kleidon, A, Pavlick, R, Schmidtlein, S
Global Ecology and Biogeography (Date Added: 2021-05-20)

16- The role of plant functional trade-offs for biodiversity changes and biome shifts under scenarios of global climatic change
Journal Article
Reu, B, Zaehle, S, Proulx, R, Bohn, K, Kleidon, A, Pavlick, R, Schmidtlein, S
Biogeosciences (Date Added: 2021-05-20)

15- Structural complexity in digital images as an ecological indicator for monitoring forest dynamics across scale, space and time
Journal Article
Proulx, R, Parrott, L
Ecological Indicators (Date Added: 2021-05-20)

14- Multivariate recurrence plots for visualizing and quantifying the dynamics of spatially extended ecosystems
Journal Article
Proulx, R, Côté, P, Parrott, L
Ecological Complexity (Date Added: 2021-05-20)

13- Three-dimensional metrics for the analysis of spatiotemporal data in ecology
Journal Article
Parrott, L, Proulx, R, Thibert-Plante, X
Ecological Informatics (Date Added: 2021-05-20)

12- Detecting human-driven deviations from trajectories in landscape composition and configuration
Journal Article
Proulx, R, Fahrig, L
Landscape Ecology (Date Added: 2021-05-20)

11- Diversity promotes temporal stability across levels of ecosystem organization in experimental grasslands
Journal Article
Proulx, R, Wirth, C, Voigt, W, Weigelt, A, Roscher, C, Attinger, S, Baade, J, Barnard, RL, Buchmann, N, Buscot, F, Eisenhauer, N, Fischer, M, Gleixner, G, Halle, S, Hildebrandt, A, Kowalski, E, Kuu, A, Lange, M, Milcu, A, Niklaus, PA, Oelmann, Y, Rosenkranz, S, Sabais, A, Scherber, C, Scherer-Lorenzen, M, Scheu, S, Schulze, E-D, Schumacher, J, Schwichtenberg, G, Soussana, J-F, Temperton, VM, Weisser, WW, Wilcke, W, Schmid, B
PLoS ONE (Date Added: 2021-05-20)

10- Accurate delineation of biogeographical regions depends on the use of an appropriate distance measure
Journal Article
Gagné, SA, Proulx, R
Journal of Biogeography (Date Added: 2021-05-20)

9- Testing Holling's textural-discontinuity hypothesis
Journal Article
Gagné, SA, Proulx, R, Fahrig, L
Journal of Biogeography (Date Added: 2021-05-20)

8- Measures of structural complexity in digital images for monitoring the ecological signature of an old-growth forest ecosystem
Journal Article
Proulx, R, Parrott, L
Ecological Indicators (Date Added: 2021-05-20)

7- Use of recurrence analysis to measure the dynamical stability of a multi-species community model
Journal Article
Proulx, R, Cöté, P, Parrott, L
European Physical Journal: Special Topics (Date Added: 2021-05-20)

6- Contribution of phenotypic plasticity and heredity to the trophic polymorphism of lacustrine brook charr (Salvelinus fontinalis M.)
Journal Article
Proulx, R, Magnan, P
Evolutionary Ecology Research (Date Added: 2021-05-20)

5- Emergent phenotypes: Association between morphology and coloration in fish
Journal Article
Proulx, R, St-Laurent, M-H, Parrott, L
Evolutionary Ecology Research (Date Added: 2021-05-20)

4- Ecological complexity for unifying ecological theory across scales: A field ecologist's perspective
Journal Article
Proulx, R
Ecological Complexity (Date Added: 2021-05-20)

3- Integrating the effects of fish exploitation and interspecific competition into current life history theories: An example with lacustrine brook trout (Salvelinus fontinalis) populations
Journal Article
Magnan, P, Proulx, R, Plante, M
Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences (Date Added: 2021-05-20)

2- Prognosis in the treatment of alcoholism. I. Prognostic value of the active personality
Journal Article
Cormier, D, Proulx, R, Landreville, D
Toxicomanies (Date Added: 2021-05-20)

1- Prognosis in the treatment of alcoholism. II. Prognostic value of anxiety in the treatment of alcoholics
Journal Article
Cormier, D, Proulx, R,
Toxicomanies (Date Added: 2021-05-20)