Graduate Student Advisor
|•||Bi-Tchoko Vincent Evrard Kouadio|
|•||Maisa de Noronha|
|•||Samuel Roy Proulx|
|•||Carla Carolina do Nascimento Moraes|
|•||Emmanuel Amoah Boakye|
|•||Claudele Ghotsa Mekontchou|
|•||Juanita Carolina Rodríguez Rodríguez|
|•||Guilherme Alexandre Stecher Justiniano Pinto|
|•||Mohamadou Alpha Gueye|
|•||Éloïse Le Stum-Boivin|
- Postdoctorat Fire ecology, 1990 (Université de Calgary)
- Postdoctorat Dendrochronology, 1984 (Centre d'études nordiques, Université Laval)
- Ph.D. Plant ecology, 1983 (Université de Montréal)
- B.Sc. Biology, 1978 (Université de Montréal)
Dr. Bergeron held a Canadian Research Chair in Forest Ecology and Management and is director of the NSERC/UQAT/UQAM Industrial Chair in Sustainable Forest Management .
Studies on ecosystem dynamics
By way of field and lab work, the aim is to better understand the ecological factors responsible for the distribution and dynamics of forest stands. One approach is to study the relationship between abiotic components of the environment (climate, geomorphology, soils) and the distribution of different species or plant communities. Others include historical reconstitution and characterization of natural and anthropic disturbance regimes (fire, windthrow, insect outbreak) affecting forest ecosystem. The determination of demographic structures of species allows a fuller understanding of the relationship between disturbance regimes and the regeneration and succession mechanisms of forest stands.
Dendrochronology (dating method that uses annual growth rings of trees) is the mostly used lab technique. It allows age determination of stems and dating of punctual events such as fires or fluctuations of water levels when looking at scars. It is also used to evaluate the effect of climate (dendroclimatology) and other parameters on radial growth of trees.
Some examples of studies carried out or currently in progress: Jack pine and red pine stand dynamics following fire, historical reconstitution of fire regimes in Abitibi, the influence of water levels fluctuations on black ash stand dynamics, reconstitution by dendroclimatology of over 800 years for white cedar. Growth and dynamics of tree species at their northern limit of distribution.
Applications to silviculture and forest management
The objective is to establish the relationship between the ecological information we have on natural forest ecosystems and the different interventions for timber harvest. The preferred approach is to find out how stand and landscape silvicultural operations can emulate natural disturbances. Studies mostly concern the effect of forest management on ecosystem biodiversity and resilience. This work is done in collaboration with government agencies and the industry, in particular the activities of the NSERC/UQAT/UQAM Industrial Chair in Sustainable Forest Management and the Research Forest of Duparquet Lake (FERLD).
Some examples of studies carried out or currently in progress: Characterization of the biodiversity in old growth forests; Comparison of the effects of fire and harvest on resilience and plant diversity of forest ecosystems; Impact of intensive forestry on biodiversity.
- Mary Robles (Stage 2018) - Mélinda Coutty (Stage 2018) - Liping Wei (Postdoc 2017) - Stéphane Hébert (Stage 2017) - Bronwyn Rayfield (Postdoc 2015) - Mark Purdon (Postdoc 2015) - Arnaud Gumilar (Stage 2015) - Eric Beaulieu (Tech. 2015) - Aurélie Genries (Postdoc 2014) - Catherine Boudreault (Postdoc 2014) - Olivier Blarquez (Postdoc 2014) - Rik Van Bogaert (Postdoc 2014) - Kenneth-Agbesi Anyomi (Postdoc 2013) - Pierre Mérian (Postdoc 2013) - Igor Drobyshev (Prof. de rech. 2013) - Nicole Fenton (Prof. de rech. 2013) - Aurélie Genries (Postdoc 2011) - Yassine Messaoud (Postdoc 2011) - Karelle Jayen (Prof. de rech. 2011) - Marie-Eve Sigouin (Prof. de rech. 2011) - David Gervais (Tech. 2011) - Céline Boivenue (Postdoc 2010) - Nicole Fenton (Postdoc 2010) - Guillermo Gea Izquierdo (Postdoc 2009) - Adam Ali (Postdoc 2008) - Igor Drobyshev (Postdoc 2008) - Julia Savva (Postdoc 2008) - Sandrine Chauchard (Postdoc 2008) - Alejandra Sainz Rescendiz (Stage 2008) - Alexandre Julien (Tech. 2008) - Alexandre Turcotte (Tech. 2008) - Annie Claude Bélisle (Tech. 2008) - Hugo Asselin (Postdoc 2007) - Nicolas Faivre (Stage 2007) - Sonia Légaré (Prof. de rech. 2006) - Sophie Gachet (Postdoc 2005) - Marie-Hélène Longpré (Tech. 2003)
Director - Benjamin Andrieux (Ph.D. 2019) - Lisa Bajolle (Ph.D. 2019) - Carole Bastianelli (Ph.D. 2018) - Fanny Senez-Gagnon (M.Sc. 2018) - Jordan Paillard (M.Sc. 2018) - Clémentine Ols (Ph.D. 2017) - Cécile Remy (Ph.D. 2017) - Arvin Beekharry (M.Sc. 2017) - Aurore Lucas (M.Sc. 2017) - Claudie Giguère-Croteau (M.Sc. 2017) - Mathilde Marchais (M.Sc. 2017) - Pierre Nlungu Kweta Bisewolo (Ph.D. 2016) - Victor Danneyrolles (Ph.D. 2016) - Maude Crispo (M.Sc. 2016) - Johann Housset (Ph.D. 2015) - Marc-Antoine Guitard (M.Sc. 2015) - Yun Zhang (Ph.D. 2014) - Cécile Leroy (M.Sc. 2014) - Esinam Kpodo (M.Sc. 2014) - Guillaume Perrette (M.Sc. 2014) - Isabelle Visnadi (M.Sc. 2014) - Pierre Crespin (M.Sc. 2014) - Julien Moulinier (Ph.D. 2013) - Thibault Pasturel (M.Sc. 2013) - Albanie Leduc (M.Sc. 2012) - Julie Arseneault (M.Sc. 2012) - Myriam Paquette (M.Sc. 2012) - Xiaozhe Wang (M.Sc. 2012) - Catherine Boudreault (Ph.D. 2011) - Saliha Zouaoui (Ph.D. 2011) - Sylvie Gewehr (M.Sc. 2011) - Véronique Paul (M.Sc. 2011) - Jianguo Huang (Ph.D. 2010) - Xavier Cavard (Ph.D. 2010) - Héloïse Le Goff (Ph.D. 2009) - Abdoul-Ousmane Dia (M.Sc. 2009) - Marie-Lyne Arbour (M.Sc. 2009) - Elizabeth Campbell (Ph.D. 2008) - Yassine Messaoud (Ph.D. 2007) - Élisa Morin (M.Sc. 2007) - Martin Lavoie (Ph.D. 2006) - Nicole Fenton (Ph.D. 2006) - Caroline Drapeau (M.Sc. 2005) - Daniel Lesieur (M.Sc. 2000)
Co-Director - Emeline Chaste (Ph.D. 2019) - Jeanne Portier (Ph.D. 2018) - Anna T. Trugman (Ph.D. 2017) - Marine Pacé (Ph.D. 2017) - Mathieu Latutrie (Ph.D. 2017) - Raphaël Aussenac (Ph.D. 2017) - Rija Rapanoela (Ph.D. 2017) - Joëlle Castonguay (M.Sc. 2017) - Maude-Nancy Durette (M.Sc. 2017) - Raphaële Piché (M.Sc. 2017) - Louiza Moussaoui (Ph.D. 2016) - Marion Barbé (Ph.D. 2016) - Pénélope Leclerc (M.Sc. 2016) - Pierre Grondin (Ph.D. 2015) - Tadeusz Splawinski (Ph.D. 2015) - Tiphaine Després (Ph.D. 2015) - Ahmed Laamrani (Ph.D. 2014) - Amar Madoui (Ph.D. 2014) - Aurélie Terrier (Ph.D. 2014) - Besma Bouslimi (Ph.D. 2014) - Dominic Lafontaine-Senici (Ph.D. 2014) - Noémie Graignic (Ph.D. 2014) - Papa-Déthié Ndione (Ph.D. 2014) - Samira Ouarmim (Ph.D. 2014) - Diego Valério Braido dos santos (M.Sc. 2014) - Dominic Lessard (M.Sc. 2014) - Lady Cardona Trejos (M.Sc. 2014) - Huaitong Xu (Ph.D. 2013) - Nicolas Mansuy (Ph.D. 2013) - Yadav Uprety (Ph.D. 2013) - Laurent Kerharo (M.Sc. 2013) - Annie Belleau (Ph.D. 2012) - Jérémie Poupart Montpetit (M.Sc. 2012) - Dominic Cyr (Ph.D. 2011) - Jérôme Laganière (Ph.D. 2011) - Simon Van Bellen (Ph.D. 2011) - Annie Claude Bélisle (M.Sc. 2011) - Ingrid Beatriz Cea Roa (M.Sc. 2011) - Mathieu Paquette (M.Sc. 2011) - Sébastien Lavoie (M.Sc. 2011) - Benoît Lafleur (Ph.D. 2010) - Virginie-Arielle Angers (Ph.D. 2010) - Emmanuelle Fréchette (M.Sc. 2010) - Sébastien Renard (M.Sc. 2010) - Eugenia Smirnova (Ph.D. 2009) - Guillaume Sainte-Marie (M.Sc. 2009) - Lihong Zhai (M.Sc. 2009) - Suzanne Kames (M.Sc. 2009) - Alexandre Poudret-Barré (M.Sc. 2008) - Annick St-Denis (M.Sc. 2008) - David Maneli (M.Sc. 2008) - Elizabeth Turcotte (M.Sc. 2008) - Ronald Charles Drever (Ph.D. 2007) - Fateh Sadi (M.Sc. 2007) - Marie-Claude Bujold (M.Sc. 2005) - Karelle Jayen (M.Sc. 2004)