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Sylvie Gauthier

sylvie.gauthier2@canada.ca

Biologiste spécialisée en écologie, elle a complété un baccalauréat à l'Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM) en 1983. Elle y obtient y une maîtrise en écologie forestière en 1985 sous la direction de Daniel Gagnon. Le sujet de son mémoire portait sur la végétation forestière des contreforts des Laurentides. Elle a obtenu par la suite un Doctorat de l'Université de Montréal en 1992. Le sujet de sa thèse portait alors sur la structure génétique et sérotinisme de population de pin gris (Pinus banksiana Lamb.) soumises à deux régimes des feux distincts.

Avant de se joindre à l'équipe d'écologie et de comportement des feux de l'Institut forestier national de Petawawa au sein du Service canadien des forêts comme chercheure scientifique en écologie forestière et des feux en 1993, elle a complété un stage post-doctoral portant sur l'amélioration génétique et culture in vitro du pin gris sous la direction de Sylvie Laliberté à l'UQAM. Depuis 1996, elle est checheure au Centre de Foresterie des Laurentides du Services Canadien des Forêts au sein du réseau sur la gestion des feux de forêt et de celui sur les processus des écosystèmes forestiers. Elle est également chercheure associée à la Chaire en Aménagement Forestier Durable ainsi qu'au Centre d'Étude de la Forêt (CEF). Elle y dirige des étudiants de 2ème et 3ème cycles.

Dominic Cyr, Tadeusz Splawinski, Jesus Pascual Puigdevall, Osvaldo Valeria, Alain Leduc, Nelson Thiffault, Yves Bergeron, Sylvie Gauthier. Mitigating post-fire regeneration failure in boreal landscapes with reforestation and variable retention harvesting: At what cost? 2022. Can. J. For. Res. 52(4):568-581 DOI : 10.1139/cjfr-2021-0180  

Mathilde Pau, Sylvie Gauthier, Raphaël Chavardes, Martin-Philippe Girardin, William Marchand, Yves Bergeron. Site index as a predictor of the effect of climate warming on boreal tree growth. 2021. Global Change Biology 28(5):1903-1918 DOI : 10.1111/gcb.16030  

Victor Danneyrolles, Martin-Philippe Girardin, Sylvie Gauthier, Hugo Asselin, Yves Bergeron, Dominic Cyr. Influences of climate fluctuations on northeastern North America’s burned areas largely outweigh those of European settlement since AD 1850. 2021. Environmental Research Letters 6(11):114007 DOI : 10.1088/1748-9326/ac2ce7  

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Sylvie Gauthier, Martin-Philippe Girardin, Henrik Hartmann, William Marchand, , Yves Bergeron. Contrasting life-history traits of black spruce and jack pine influence their physiological response to drought and growth recovery in northeastern boreal Canada. 2021. Science of the Total Environment 794:148514 DOI : 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2021.148514  

Alexis Schab, Osvaldo Valeria, Jesus Pascual Puigdevall, Yves Bergeron, Frédérick Raulier , Sylvie Gauthier. Modeling paludification and fire impacts on the forest productivity of a managed landscape using valuable indicators: the example of the Clay Belt 2021. Can. J. For. Res. 51(9):1347–1356 DOI : 10.1139/cjfr-2020-0386  

Victor Danneyrolles, Osvaldo Valeria, Ibrahim Djerboua, Sylvie Gauthier, Yves Bergeron. How Initial Forest Cover, Site Characteristics and Fire Severity Drive the Dynamics of the Southern Boreal Forest. 2020. Remote sensing 12(23):3957 DOI : 10.3390/rs12233957  

William Marchand, Martin-Philippe Girardin, Claire Depardieu, Nathalie Isabel, Sylvie Gauthier, Étienne Boucher, Yves Bergeron, Henrik Hartmann. Strong overestimation of water-use efficiency responses to rising CO2 in tree-ring studies. 2020. Global Change Biology 26(8):4538-4558 DOI : 10.1111/gcb.15166  

Morgane Urli, Nelson Thiffault, Daniel Houle, Sylvie Gauthier, Yves Bergeron. Role of green alder in boreal conifer growth: competitor or facilitator? 2020. FACETS 5(1):166-181 DOI : 10.1139/facets-2019-0064  

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Alexandre Lafontaine, Pierre Drapeau, , Sylvie Gauthier, Yan Boulanger, Martin-Hugues St-Laurent. Exposure to historical burn rates shapes the response of boreal caribou to timber harvesting. 2019. Ecosphere 10(5):e02739 DOI : 10.1002/ecs2.2739  

Martin-Philippe Girardin, Jeanne Portier, Cécile Remy, Adam Ali, Jordan Paillard, Olivier Blarquez, Hugo Asselin, Sylvie Gauthier, Yves Bergeron, Pierre Grondin. Coherent signature of warming-induced extreme sub-continental boreal wildfire activity 4,800 and 1,100 years BP. 2019. Environmental Research Letters 14(12):124042 DOI : 10.1088/1748-9326/ab59c9  

Jeanne Portier, Sylvie Gauthier, Yves Bergeron. Spatial distribution of mean fire size and occurrence in eastern Canada: influence of climate, physical environment and lightning strike density. 2019. International Journal of Wildland Fire 28:927-940 DOI : 10.1071/WF18220  

Sylvie Gauthier, Nelson Thiffault, Dominique Boucher, William Marchand, Martin-Philippe Girardin, Morgane Urli. How climate change might affect tree regeneration following fire at northern latitudes: a review. 2019. New Forests  DOI : 10.1007/s11056-019-09745-6  

William Marchand, Martin-Philippe Girardin, Sylvie Gauthier, Yves Bergeron, Henrik Hartmann. Taxonomy, together with ontogeny and growing conditions, drives needleleaf species' sensitivity to climate in boreal North America. 2019. Global Change Biology 25(8):2793-2809 DOI : 10.1111/gcb.14665  

Tadeusz Splawinski, Sylvie Gauthier, Jean-Pierre Jetté, Yves Bergeron, Dominic Cyr. Analyzing risk of regeneration failure in the managed boreal forest of northwestern Quebec. 2019. Can. J. For. Res. 49:680-691 DOI : 10.1139/cjfr-2018-0278  

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Tadeusz Splawinski, , , Sylvie Gauthier, Daniel Houle, Yves Bergeron. Position of cones within cone clusters determines seed survival in black spruce during wildfire. 2018. Can. J. For. Res. 49:121-127 DOI : 10.1139/cjfr-2018-0209  

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Baburam Rijal, Frédérick Raulier , , Sylvie Gauthier. The economic impact of fire management on timber production in the boreal forest region of Quebec, Canada. 2018. International Journal of Wildland Fire 27(12):831-844 DOI : 10.1071/WF18041  

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Louis De Grandpré, Kaysandra Waldron, Sylvie Gauthier, , Jean-Claude Ruel, Christian Hébert, Daniel Kneeshaw, Mathieu Bouchard. Incorporating Insect and Wind Disturbances in a Natural Disturbance-Based Management Framework for the Boreal Forest. 2018. Forests 9(8):471 DOI : 10.3390/f9080471  

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William Marchand, Martin-Philippe Girardin, Sylvie Gauthier, , , Yves Bergeron, Henrik Hartmann. Untangling methodological and scale considerations in growth and productivity trend estimates of Canada's forests. 2018. Environnemental Research Letter 13(9):093001 DOI : 10.1088/1748-9326/aad82a  

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Pierre Grondin, Sylvie Gauthier, , , Yves Bergeron, Yan Boucher. Have some landscapes in the eastern Canadian boreal forest moved beyond their natural range of variability? 2018. Forest Ecosystems 5(1):30 DOI : 10.1186/s40663-018-0148-9  

Jeanne Portier, Sylvie Gauthier, Guillaume Cyr, Yves Bergeron. Does time since fire drive live aboveground biomass and stand structure in low fire activity boreal forests? Impacts on their management. 2018. J Environ Manage 225:346-355 DOI : 10.1016/j.jenvman.2018.07.100  

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Baburam Rijal, , , Sylvie Gauthier, Jean-Martin Lussier, Frédérick Raulier . Value-added forest management planning: A new perspective on old-growth forest conservation in the fire-prone boreal landscape of Canada. 2018. For. Ecol. Manage.  DOI : 10.1016/j.foreco.2018.06.045  

Annie Claude Bélisle, Hugo Asselin, Patrice Leblanc, Sylvie Gauthier. Local knowledge in ecological modeling. 2018. Ecology and Evolution 23(2):14 DOI : 10.5751/ES-09949-230214  

Tadeusz Splawinski, Sylvie Gauthier, Nicole J. Fenton, Daniel Houle, Yves Bergeron. The colonization of young fire initiated stands by the crustose lichen Trapeliopsis granulosa and its potential effect on conifer establishment and stand succession. 2018. Silva Fennica 52(1):7791 DOI : 10.14214/sf.7791  

Yves Bergeron, Sylvie Gauthier, Tadeusz Splawinski, Dominic Cyr. Analyse du risque d’accidents de régénération en forêt boréale aménagée. 2017. Rapport remis à la direction de l’aménagement et de l’environnement forestier du MFFP 54 p.  

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Yves Bergeron, Martin-Philippe Girardin, Sylvie Gauthier, Clémentine Ols, , Igor Drobyshev. Strong Gradients in Forest Sensitivity to Climate Change Revealed by Dynamics of Forest Fire Cycles in the Post Little Ice Age Era. 2017. J. Geophys. Res. 122(10):2605-2616 DOI : 10.1002/2017JG003826  

Jeanne Portier, Sylvie Gauthier, Yves Bergeron, André Robitaille. Accounting for spatial autocorrelation improves the estimation of climate, physical environment and vegetation’s effects on boreal forest’s burn rates. 2017. Landscape Ecology 1-16 DOI : 10.1007/s10980-017-0578-8  

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, Yan Boulanger, , , Jean-Claude Ruel, Sylvie Gauthier. Potential impact of climate change on the risk of windthrow in eastern Canada’s forests. 2017. Climate Change 143(3-4):487-501 DOI : 10.1007/s10584-017-1995-z  

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, Frédérick Raulier , Sylvie Gauthier, Yves Bergeron, David Pothier, Pierre Bernier. Fire disturbance data improves the accuracy of remotely sensed estimates of aboveground biomass for boreal forests in eastern. 2017. Remote Sensing Application : Society and Environment 9:71-82 DOI : 10.1016/j.rsase.2017.07.010  

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Yves Bergeron, , , Frédérick Raulier , Alain Leduc, Sylvie Gauthier. Projections of future forest age class structure under the influence of fire and harvesting: implications for forest management in the boreal forest of eastern Canada. 2017. Forestry 90(4):485-495 DOI : 10.1093/forestry/cpx022  

Yan Boulanger, Martin-Philippe Girardin, Sylvie Gauthier, André Beaudoin, Luc Guidon, Pierre Bernier. Changes in mean forest age in Canada’s forests could limit future increases in area burned but compromise potential harvestable conifer volumes. 2017. Can. J. For. Res. 47(6):755-764 DOI : 10.1139/cjfr-2016-0445  

Tadeusz Splawinski, Sylvie Gauthier, Yves Bergeron, Igor Drobyshev, Nelson Thiffault, David F. Greene. Precommercial Thinning of Picea mariana and Pinus banksiana: Impact of Treatment Timing and Competitors on Growth Response. 2017. Forest Science 63(1):62-70 DOI : 10.5849/forsci.15-178  

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Aurélie Terrier, Mathieu Paquette, Sylvie Gauthier, Martin-Philippe Girardin, , Yves Bergeron. Influence of Fuel Load Dynamics on Carbon Emission by Wildfires in the Clay Belt Boreal Landscape. 2016. Forests 8(1):9 DOI : 10.3390/f8010009  

Jeanne Portier, Sylvie Gauthier, Alain Leduc, Yves Bergeron, Dominique Arseneault. Fire Regime along Latitudinal Gradients of Continuous to Discontinuous Coniferous Boreal Forests in Eastern Canada. 2016. Forests 7(10):211 DOI : 10.3390/f7100211  

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Pierre Bernier, Sylvie Gauthier, , Francis Manka, Yan Boulanger, André Beaudoin, Luc Guidon. Mapping Local Effects of Forest Properties on Fire Risk across Canada. 2016. Forests 7(8):157 DOI : 10.3390/f7080157  

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Annie Claude Bélisle, Sylvie Gauthier, , Hubert Morin, Yves Bergeron, Nicolas Mansuy, Alain Leduc. Detecting Local Drivers of Fire Cycle Heterogeneity in Boreal Forests: A Scale Issue. 2016. Forests 7(7):139 DOI : 10.3390/f7070139  

Sylvie Gauthier, Yan Boulanger, Yves Bergeron, Dominic Cyr. Quantifying Fire Cycle from Dendroecological Records Using Survival Analyses. 2016. Forests 7(7):131 DOI : 10.3390/f7070131  

Benoit Lafleur, Sébastien Renard, Cécile Leroy, Nicole J. Fenton, Sylvie Gauthier, David Paré, Alain Leduc, Nelson Thiffault, Yves Bergeron, Martin Simard. Silviculture to sustain productivity in black spruce paludified forests. 2016. For. Ecol. Manage. 375:172-181 DOI : 10.1016/j.foreco.2016.05.037  

Nicolas Faivre, Sébastien Renard, Nicole J. Fenton, Sylvie Gauthier, Yves Bergeron, Catherine Boudreault. Prescribed burning of harvested boreal black spruce forests in eastern Canada: effect on understory vegetation. 2016. Can. J. For. Res. 46(6):876-884 DOI : 10.1139/cjfr-2015-0439  

Frédérick Raulier , Rija Rapanoela, Sylvie Gauthier. Regional Instability in the Abundance of Open Stands in the Boreal Forest of Eastern Canada. 2016. Forests 7(5):103 DOI : 10.3390/f7050103  

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Tadeusz Splawinski, Sylvie Gauthier, Yves Bergeron, , Osvaldo Valeria. A landscape-level tool for assessing natural regeneration density of Picea mariana and Pinus banksiana following fire and salvage logging. 2016. For. Ecol. Manage. 373:189-202 DOI : 10.1016/j.foreco.2016.04.036  

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, Frédérick Raulier , Sylvie Gauthier, Yves Bergeron, David Pothier, David Paré, Pierre Bernier. Cover density recovery after fire disturbance controls landscape aboveground biomass carbon in the boreal forest of eastern Canada. 2016. For. Ecol. Manage. 360:170-180 DOI : 10.1016/j.foreco.2015.10.035  

Sébastien Renard, Sylvie Gauthier, Nicole J. Fenton, Benoit Lafleur, Yves Bergeron. Prescribed burning after clearcut limits paludification in black spruce boreal forest. 2016. For. Ecol. Manage. 359:147-155 DOI : 10.1016/j.foreco.2015.09.037  

Sylvie Gauthier, Alain Leduc, Yves Bergeron, Amar Madoui, Osvaldo Valeria. Monitoring Forest Recovery Following Wildfire and Harvest in Boreal Forests Using Satellite Imagery. 2015. Forests 6(11):4105-4134 DOI : 10.3390/f6114105  

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, , Sylvie Gauthier, , Timo Kuuluvainen. Forest landscape mosaics: Disturbance, restoration, and management at times of global change. 2015. Can. J. For. Res. 45(9):v-vi DOI : 10.1139/cjfr-2015-0295  

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Tadeusz Splawinski, , Sylvie Gauthier, Yves Bergeron. A stand-level tool for predicting the natural regeneration density of black spruce and jack pine following fire and salvage. 2015. For. Chron. 91(4):360-366 DOI : 10.5558/tfc2015-065 

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Sylvie Gauthier, Pierre Grondin, , Yves Bergeron, , . Drivers of contemporary landscape vegetation heterogeneity in the Canadian boreal forest: Integrating disturbances (natural and human) with climate and physical environment. 2015. Ecoscience 21(3-4):340-373 DOI : 10.2980/21-(3-4)-3696  

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Yan Boulanger, , Luc Guidon, André Beaudoin, Pierre Bernier, Sylvie Gauthier. Vulnerability of timber supply to projected changes in fire regime in Canada’s managed forests. 2015. Can. J. For. Res. 45(11):1439-1447 DOI : 10.1139/cjfr-2015-0079  

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, , Pierre Bernier, Timo Kuuluvainen, Sylvie Gauthier. Boreal forest health and global change. 2015. Science 349(6250):819-822 DOI : 10.1126/science.aaa9092  

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Rik Van Bogaert, Sylvie Gauthier, Karelle Jayen, , Yves Bergeron, Igor Drobyshev. Prolonged Absence of Disturbance Associated with Increased Environmental Stress May Lead to Reduced Seedbank Size in Picea mariana in Boreal Eastern North America. 2015. Ecosystems 18(7):1135-1150 DOI : 10.1007/s10021-015-9888-3  

Hugo Asselin, Ahmed El Guellab, Sylvie Gauthier, Yves Bergeron, Adam Ali. Holocene variations of wildfire occurrence as a guide for sustainable management of the northeastern Canadian boreal forest. 2015. Forest Ecosystems 2:15 DOI : 10.1186/s40663-015-0039-2  

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Frédérick Raulier , , Jean-Pierre Saucier, Sylvie Gauthier. Strategic analysis of forest vulnerability to risk related to fire: an example from the coniferous boreal forest of Quebec. 2015. Can. J. For. Res. 45(5): 553-565 DOI : 10.1139/cjfr-2014-0125  

Rik Van Bogaert, Sylvie Gauthier, Frédérick Raulier , Jean-Pierre Saucier, Yves Bergeron, André Robitaille, Dominique Boucher. Exploring forest productivity at an early age after fire: a case study at the northern limit of commercial forests in Quebec. 2015. Can. J. For. Res. 45(5): 579-593 DOI : 10.1139/cjfr-2014-0273  

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Rija Rapanoela, Frédérick Raulier , Sylvie Gauthier, , Jean-Pierre Saucier, Yves Bergeron. Contrasting current and potential productivity and the influence of fire and species composition in the boreal forest: a case study in eastern Canada. 2015. Can. J. For. Res. 45(5): 541-552 DOI : 10.1139/cjfr-2014-0124  

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, Yves Bergeron, Frédérick Raulier , Sylvie Gauthier, André Robitaille, Louis Imbeau, Jean-Pierre Saucier, Catherine Boudreault. A biophysical approach to delineate a northern limit to commercial forestry: the case of Quebec’s boreal forest. 2015. Can. J. For. Res. 45(5): 515-528 DOI : 10.1139/cjfr-2014-0260  

Frédérick Raulier , Pierre Bernier, Sylvie Gauthier, Yves Bergeron, Alain Leduc, Nicolas Mansuy. Using salvage logging and tolerance to risk to reduce the impact of forest fires on timber supply calculations. 2015. Can. J. For. Res. 45(4): 480-486 DOI : 10.1139/cjfr-2014-0434  

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, Frédérick Raulier , Sylvie Gauthier, Yves Bergeron, David Pothier, Pierre Bernier. Lengthening the historical records of fire history over large areas of boreal forest in eastern Canada using empirical relationships. 2015. For. Ecol. Manage. 347:30-39 DOI : 10.1016/j.foreco.2015.03.011  

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Aurélie Terrier, Martin-Philippe Girardin, , , Kenneth Anyomi, Sylvie Gauthier, Yves Bergeron. Disturbance legacies and paludification mediate the ecological impact of an intensifying wildfire regime in the Clay Belt boreal forest of eastern North America. 2014. J. Veg. Sci.  DOI : 10.1111/jvs.12250 

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, , Sylvie Gauthier, Yves Bergeron. Does fire regime influence life history traits of jack pine in the southern boreal forest of Québec, Canada? 2014. Plant Ecol. online publication DOI : 10.1007/s11258-014-0424-x  

Yan Boulanger, Aurélie Terrier, Nicolas Mansuy, Sylvie Gauthier, Yves Bergeron, André Robitaille. Spatial attributes of fire regime in eastern Canada: influences of regional landscape physiography and climate. 2014. Landscape Ecology 29(7):1157-1170 DOI : 10.1007/s10980-014-0049-4  

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Dominique Boucher, Sylvie Gauthier, , Yves Bergeron, Josée Noël. Salvage logging affects early post-fire tree composition in Canadian boreal forest. 2014. For. Ecol. Manage. 325:119-127 DOI : 10.1016/j.foreco.2014.04.002  

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Yan Boulanger, Sylvie Gauthier, . A refinement of models projecting future Canadian fire regimes using homogeneous fire regime zones. 2014. Can. J. For. Res. 44(4):365-376 DOI : 10.1139/cjfr-2013-0372  

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Kaysandra Waldron, Jean-Claude Ruel, Sylvie Gauthier, Louis De Grandpré, . Effects of post-windthrow salvage logging on microsites, plant composition and regeneration. 2014. Applied Vegetation Science. 17(2):323-337 DOI : 10.1111/avsc.12061  

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Tadeusz Splawinski, Yves Bergeron, , Sylvie Gauthier. The impact of early precommercial thinning of dense jack pine (Pinus banksiana Lamb.) stands on the mortality of thinned stems. 2014. For. Chron. 90(3):371-377 DOI : 10.5558/tfc2014-071  

Tadeusz Splawinski, Sylvie Gauthier, David F. Greene. A model of the post-fire recruitment of Picea mariana and Pinusbanksiana as a function of salvage timing and intensity. 2014. Ecological Modelling 282:35-43 DOI : 10.1016/j.ecolmodel.2014.03.007  

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Pierre Grondin, , Yves Bergeron, , Sylvie Gauthier. A new approach to ecological land classification for the Canadian boreal forest that integrates disturbances. 2013. Landscape Ecology  DOI : 10.1007/s10980-013-9961-2  

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Yan Boulanger, , Patrick Lefort, Sylvie Gauthier. Fire regime zonation under current and future climate over eastern Canada. 2013. Ecological applications 23(4):904-923 DOI : 10.1890/12-0698.1  

Kaysandra Waldron, Jean-Claude Ruel, Sylvie Gauthier. Forest structural attributes after windthrow and consequences of salvage logging. 2013. For. Ecol. Manage. 289:28-37 DOI : 10.1016/j.foreco.2012.10.006  

Tadeusz Splawinski, Sylvie Gauthier, Yves Bergeron, David F. Greene. Seed abscission schedules and the timing of post-fire salvage of Picea mariana and Pinus banksiana. 2013. For. Ecol. Manage. 303:20-24 DOI : 10.1016/j.foreco.2013.03.049  

Martin-Philippe Girardin, Adam Ali, Christopher Carcaillet, Sylvie Gauthier, Aurélie Terrier, Yves Bergeron, Héloïse Le Goff, Christelle Hely-Alleaume. Fire in managed forests of eastern Canada: Risks and options. 2013. For. Ecol. Manage. 294:238-249 DOI : 10.1016/j.foreco.2012.07.005  

Frédérick Raulier , Sylvie Gauthier, Rija Rapanoela, Yves Bergeron, Héloïse Le Goff. Introducing two indicators for fire risk consideration in the management of boreal forests. 2013. Ecological Indicator 24:451-461 DOI : 10.1016/j.ecolind.2012.07.023  

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Adam Ali, Olivier Blarquez, Martin-Philippe Girardin, , Ahmed El Guellab, , Aurélie Terrier, , Aurélie Genries, Sylvie Gauthier, Yves Bergeron, Christelle Hely-Alleaume. Control of the multimillennial wildfire size in boreal North America by spring climatic conditions. 2012. PNAS 109(51):20966-20970 DOI : 10.1073/pnas.1203467109 

Nicolas Mansuy, Yves Bergeron, André Robitaille, Sylvie Gauthier. Regional patterns of postfire canopy recovery in the northern boreal forest of Quebec: interactions between surficial deposit, climate, and fire cycle. 2012. Can. J. For. Res. 42(7):1328-1343 DOI : 10.1139/x2012-101  

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Martin-Philippe Girardin, , Frédérick Raulier , Sylvie Gauthier, Pierre Bernier. Changes in growth of pristine boreal North American forests from 1950 to 2005 driven by landscape demographics and species traits. 2012. Biogeosciences 9:2523-2536 DOI : 10.5194/bg-9-2523-2012  

Nicolas Mansuy, Yves Bergeron, Sylvie Gauthier. Afforestation opportunities when stand productivity is driven by a high risk of natural disturbance: a review of the open lichen woodland in the eastern boreal forest of Canada. 2012. Mitigation and adaptation strategies for global change 1-20 DOI : 10.1007/s11027-012-9362-x  

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, Sylvie Gauthier, Timo Kuuluvainen, Daniel Kneeshaw. Variability and dynamics of old-growth forests in the circumboreal zone: implications for conservation, restoration and management. 2012. Silva Fennica 45(5):785-806   

Annie Claude Bélisle, Yves Bergeron, Hubert Morin, Sylvie Gauthier, Dominic Cyr. Fire Regime and Old-Growth Boreal Forests in Central Quebec, Canada: An Ecosystem Management Perspective. 2012. Silva Fennica 45(5):889-908   

Yves Bergeron, Dominic Cyr, Sylvie Gauthier. The influence of landscape-level heterogeneity in fire frequency on canopy composition in the boreal forest of eastern Canada. 2012. J. Veg. Sci. 23(1):140-150 DOI : 10.1111/j.1654-1103.2011.01338.x  

Pierre Drapeau, Karelle Jayen, Yves Bergeron, Virginie-Arielle Angers, Sylvie Gauthier. Tree mortality and snag dynamics in North American boreal tree species after a wildfire: a long-term study. 2011. International Journal of Wildland Fire 20(6):751-763 DOI : 10.1071/WF10010  

Nicolas Mansuy, André Robitaille, Yves Bergeron, Sylvie Gauthier. The effects of surficial deposit–drainage combinations on spatial variations of fire cycles in the boreal forest of eastern Canada. 2010. International Journal of Wildland Fire 19(8):1083-1098 DOI : 10.1071/WF09144  

Amar Madoui, Sylvie Gauthier, Yves Bergeron, Alain Leduc. Spatial pattern analyses of post-fire residual stands in the black spruce boreal forest of western Quebec. 2010. International Journal of Wildland Fire 19(8):1110-1126 DOI : 10.1071/WF10049  

Tadeusz Splawinski, Sylvie Gauthier, Yves Bergeron, David F. Greene. Does the post-fire organic layer compress beneath the snowpack? 2010. International Journal of Wildland Fire 19(5):673-676 DOI : 10.1071/WF09056  

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, Louis De Grandpré, Dominique Boucher, Sylvie Gauthier. Fifty-seven years of composition change in the eastern boreal forest of Canada. 2010. J. Veg. Sci. 1–14 DOI : 10.1111/j.1654-1103.2010.01186.x  

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, , Yves Bergeron, Dominic Cyr, Sylvie Gauthier. A simple Bayesian Belief Network for estimating the proportion of old-forest stands in the Clay Belt of Ontario using the provincial forest inventory. 2010. Can. J. For. Res. 40(3):573–584 DOI : 10.1139/X10-025  

Nicole J. Fenton, Alain Leduc, Pierre Drapeau, Sylvie Gauthier, Yves Bergeron, Louis Imbeau, Marc Mazerolle. ILOTS FORESTIERS : la rétention au service de la Biodiversité. 2009. Chaire industrielle CRSNG UQAT-UQAM-AFD. Fiche technique 9. 2 p.   

Yves Bergeron, Christopher Carcaillet, Dominic Cyr, Sylvie Gauthier. Forest management is driving the eastern North American boreal forest outside its natural range of variability. 2009. Frontiers in ecology and the environment  DOI : 10.1890/080088 

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, Sylvie Gauthier, Timo Kuuluvainen, Louis De Grandpré. Standing dead trees and their decay-class dynamics in the northeastern boreal old-growth forests of Québec. 2008. For. Ecol. Manage. 255(3-4):410-420 DOI : 10.1016/j.foreco.2007.09.008  

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, Timo Kuuluvainen, Louis De Grandpré, Sylvie Gauthier. Trees dying standing in the northeastern boreal old-growth forests of Quebec: spatial patterns, rates, and temporal variation. 2007. Can. J. For. Res. 37(1):50-61. DOI : 10.1139/X06-201  

Yves Bergeron, Sylvie Gauthier, Pierre Drapeau, Nicolas Lecomte. Using knowledge of natural disturbances to support sustainable forest management in the northern Clay Belt. 2007. For. Chron. 83(3):326-337.   

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Annie Belleau, Yves Bergeron, Alain Leduc, Sylvie Gauthier, . Using spatially explicit simulations to explore size distribution and spacing of regenerating areas produced by wildfires: recommendations for designing harvest agglomerations for the Canadian boreal forest. 2007. For. Chron. 83(1):72-82.  

Dominic Cyr, Yves Bergeron, Sylvie Gauthier. Scale-dependent determinants of heterogeneity in fire frequency in a coniferous boreal forest of eastern Canada. 2007. Landscape Ecology  DOI : 10.1007/s10980-007-9109-3  

Yves Bergeron, Pierre Drapeau, Sylvie Gauthier, Louis De Grandpré, Karen Harper. Changes in spatial pattern of trees and snags during structural development in Picea mariana boreal forests. 2006. J. Veg. Sci. 17:625-636.  

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Yves Bergeron, Sylvie Gauthier, Ronald Charles Drever, Daniel Kneeshaw, Micheal Flannigan, Eve Lauzon, Alain Leduc, Daniel Lesieur, , Dominic Cyr, Héloïse Le Goff. Past, current, and future fire frequencies in Quebec's commercial forests: implications for the cumulative effects of harvesting and fire on age-class structure and natural disturbance-based management. 2006. Can. J. For. Res. 36(11):2737-2744. DOI : 10.1139/X06-177  

Yves Bergeron, Sylvie Gauthier, Eve Lauzon, Daniel Kneeshaw. Fire cycles and forest management: An alternative approach for management of the Canadian boreal forest. 2006. Sustainable Forest Management Network (SFMN). 18 p.  

Dominique Boucher, Louis De Grandpré, Sylvie Gauthier. Structural changes in coniferous stands along a chronosequence and a productivity gradient in the northeastern boreal forest of Québec. 2006. Ecoscience 13(2):172-180.  

Yves Bergeron, Patrick Lefort, Sylvie Gauthier. Caractérisation de la fréquence des feux dans la forêt modèle du lac Abitibi. 2006. Le Couvert Boréal (édition automne), pages 24-25.  

David F. Greene, Marie-Claude Rousseau, Yves Bergeron, Josée Noël, Sylvie Gauthier. A field experiment to determine the effect of post-fire salvage on seedbeds and tree regeneration. 2006. Frontiers in ecology and the environment 4(2):69-74.  

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Yves Bergeron, Sylvie Gauthier, , Dominic Cyr. Des pessières millénaires en Abitibi : comment se fait-il qu’elles n’aient pas brûlé pendant tout ce temps? 2006. Le Couvert Boréal pages 29-31.  

Yves Bergeron, Pierre Drapeau, Sylvie Gauthier, Louis De Grandpré, Karen Harper. Structural development following fire in black spruce boreal forest. 2005. For. Ecol. Manage. 206(1-3):293-306. DOI : 10.1016/j.foreco.2004.11.008  

Yves Bergeron, Daniel Grenier, Daniel Kneeshaw, Sylvie Gauthier. Fire frequency for the transitional mixedwood forest of Timiskaming, Quebec, Canada. 2005. Can. J. For. Res. 35(3):656-666 DOI : 10.1139/x05-005  

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Yves Bergeron, Dominic Cyr, Sylvie Gauthier, . Are the old-growth forests of the Clay Belt part of a fire-regulated mosaic? 2005. Can. J. For. Res. 35(1):65-73. DOI : 10.1139/x04-204  

Yves Bergeron, Sylvie Gauthier, Alain Leduc, Patrick Lefort, Micheal Flannigan. Past, current and future fire frequency in the Canadian boreal forest: Implications for sustainable forest management. 2004. Ambio : A Journal of the Human Environment 33(6):356-360. DOI : 10.1579/0044-7447-33.6.356  

Sylvie Gauthier, Patrick Lefort, Yves Bergeron, Alain Leduc. Recent fire regime (1945-1998) in the boreal forest of western Quebec. 2004. Ecoscience 11 (4):433-445.  

Yves Bergeron, Victor Kafka, Micheal Flannigan, Sylvie Gauthier. Fire regimes at the transition between mixedwood and coniferous boreal forest in Northwestern Quebec. 2004. Ecology 85(7):1916-1932.  

Arthur Groot, Yves Bergeron, Sylvie Gauthier. Stand dynamics modelling approaches for multicohort management of eastern Canadian boreal forests. 2004. Silva Fennica 38(4):437-448.  

Thuy Nguyen-Xuan, Yves Bergeron, Alain Leduc, Pierre Drapeau, Sylvie Gauthier, Pierre Grondin. Developing Forest Management Strategies Based on Fire Regimes in Northwestern Quebec, Canada. 2004. Chapter 18. In A.H. Perera, L.J. Buse et M.G. Weber. Emulating Natural Forest Landscape Disturbances : Concepts and Applications. Columbia University Press, New York, NY.  DOI : 10.7312/pere12916 

Anh thu Pham, Louis De Grandpré, Sylvie Gauthier, Yves Bergeron. Gap dynamics and replacement patterns in gaps of the northeastern boreal forest of Quebec. 2004. Can. J. For. Res. 34(2):353-364. DOI : 10.1139/x03-265  

David F. Greene, Yves Bergeron, Marie-Claude Rousseau, Sylvie Gauthier, Josée Noël. Recruitment of Picea mariana, Pinus banksiana, and Populus tremuloides across a burn severity gradient following wildfire in the southern boreal forest of Quebec. 2004. Can. J. For. Res. 34(9):1845-1857. DOI : 10.1139/x04-036  

Patrick Lefort, Yves Bergeron, Sylvie Gauthier. The influence of Fire Weather and Land Use on the Fire Activity of the Lake Abitibi Area, Eastern Canada. 2003. Forest Science 49(4):509-521.  

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Yves Bergeron, Sylvie Gauthier, Pierre Drapeau, , Alain Leduc. Bird communities in old lichen-black spruce stands in the clay belt: Problems and solutions regarding forest management. 2003. For. Chron. 79(3):531-540.  

Yves Bergeron, Victor Kafka, Sylvie Gauthier, Patrick Lefort, Micheal Flannigan. Le régime des feux de la forêt mixte et boréale de l'Ouest du Québec. 2003. Chaire industrielle CRSNG UQAT-UQAM-AFD. Fiche technique 5. 4 pages.   

Mark Purdon, Antoine Nappi, Pierre Drapeau, Brian Harvey, Suzanne Brais, Josée Noël, Yves Bergeron, Sylvie Gauthier, David F. Greene. The impact of salvage-logging after wildfire in the boreal forest : Lessons from Abitibi. 2003. Chaire industrielle CRSNG UQAT-UQAM-AFD. Fiche technique 4. 8 pages.   

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Pierre Drapeau, Yves Bergeron, Sylvie Gauthier, , Alain Leduc. Les communautés d'oiseaux des vieilles forêts de la pessière à mousses de la ceinture d'argile : Problèmes et solutions face à l'aménagement forestier. 2003. For. Chron. 79(3):531-540.  

Daniel Kneeshaw, Sylvie Gauthier. Old growth in the boreal forest: A dynamic perspective at the stand and landscape level. 2003. Environ. Rev. 11:S99-S114.   

Karen Harper, Louis De Grandpré, Pierre Drapeau, Sylvie Gauthier, Yves Bergeron, Catherine Boudreault. Structure, composition, and diversity of old-growth black spruce boreal forest of the Clay Belt region in Quebec and Ontario. 2003. Environ. Rev. 11:S79-S98.   

Daniel Lesieur, Yves Bergeron, Sylvie Gauthier. Fire frequency and vegetation dynamics for the south-central boreal forest of Quebec, Canada. 2002. Can. J. For. Res. 32(11):1996-2009. DOI : 10.1139/x02-113  

Sylvie Gauthier, Yves Bergeron, Alain Leduc, Brian Harvey. Stand-landscape intergration in natural disturbance-based mangement of the southern boreal forest. 2002. For. Ecol. Manage. 155(1-3):369-385. DOI : 10.1016/S0378-1127(01)00573-4  

Yves Bergeron, Sylvie Gauthier, Karen Harper, Pierre Drapeau. Post-fire development of canopy structure and composition in black spruce forests of Abitibi, Quebec: A landscape scale study. 2002. Silva Fennica 36(1):249-263  

Yves Bergeron, Alain Leduc, Sylvie Gauthier, Brian Harvey. Natural fire regime : A guide for sustainable forest management in the Canadian boreal forest. 2002. Silva Fennica 36(1):81-95  

Yves Bergeron, Catherine Boudreault, Sylvie Gauthier, Pierre Drapeau. Bryophyte and lichen communities in mature to old-growth stands in eastern boreal forests of Canada. 2002. Can. J. For. Res. 32(6):1080-1093. DOI : 10.1139/x02-027  

Yves Bergeron, Pierre Drapeau, Sylvie Gauthier, Patrick Lefort. Carte du temps écoulé depuis le feu, répartition des classes d'âge et dynamique forestière dans la forêt modèle du lac Abitibi. 2002. Rapport d'information LAU-X-125F. 10 p.  

Antoine Nappi, Mark Purdon, Pierre Drapeau, Brian Harvey, Suzanne Brais, Yves Bergeron, Josée Noël, Sylvie Gauthier, David F. Greene. L'impact des coupes de récupération après feu en forêt boréale : leçons d'Abitibi. 2002. Chaire industrielle CRSNG UQAT-UQAM-AFD. Fiche technique 4. 8 pages.   

Alain Leduc, Thuy Nguyen-Xuan, Yves Bergeron, Sylvie Gauthier, Pierre Drapeau, Brian Harvey. L'aménagement par cohorte: de la rhétorique à la pratique. 2002. Chaire industrielle CRSNG UQAT-UQAM-AFD. Fiche technique 3. 4 pages.   

Yves Bergeron, Karen Harper, Sylvie Gauthier, Pierre Drapeau. Structural development of black spruce forests following fire in Abitibi, Québec: a landscape scale investigation. 2002. Silva Fennica 36(1):249-263   

Daniel Lesieur, Yves Bergeron, Sylvie Gauthier, Victor Kafka, Patrick Lefort. Changes in fire frequency during the last 300 years in the eastern canadian boreal forests. 2002. Pages. 10(1):18-19.  

Yves Bergeron, Victor Kafka, Daniel Lesieur, Sylvie Gauthier, Patrick Lefort. Natural fire frequency for the eastern Canadian boreal forest: consequences for sustainable forestry. 2001. Can. J. For. Res. 31(3):384-391. DOI : 10.1139/CJFR-31-3-384  

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Christopher Carcaillet, Yves Bergeron, Pierre J.H. Richard, Bianca Fréchette, Sylvie Gauthier, . Change of fire frequency in the eastern Canadian boreal forests during the Holocene: does vegetation composition or climate trigger the fire regime? 2001. Journal of Ecology 89(6):930-946.   

Yves Bergeron, Pierre Drapeau, Sylvie Gauthier, Brian Harvey, Alain Leduc. Les perturbations naturelles et la diversité écosystémique. Numéro spécial: La forêt boréale: recherche et biodiversité. 2001. Le Naturaliste canadien 125:10-17.  

Victor Kafka, Yves Bergeron, Sylvie Gauthier. Fire impacts and crowning in the boreal forest: study of a large wildfire in western Quebec. 2001. International Journal of Wildland Fire 10(2):119-127. DOI : 10.1071/WF01012  

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Louis De Grandpré, , Sylvie Gauthier. Long-term post-fire changes in the northeastern boreal forest of Quebec. 2000. J. Veg. Sci. 11(6):791-800   

Louis De Grandpré, Yves Bergeron, Sylvie Gauthier. Differences in forest composition in two ecoregions of the boreal forest of Québec. 2000. J. Veg. Sci. 11(6):781-790.  

Patrick Lefort, Alain Leduc, Sylvie Gauthier, Yves Bergeron. Étude de l’impact des facteurs physiographiques sur les feux de forêt en milieu boréal et analyse spatiale de l’homogénéité du régime de feux. 2000. Research report for QMNR. 52 p.  

Alain Leduc, Yves Bergeron, Pierre Drapeau, Sylvie Gauthier, Brian Harvey. Le régime naturel des incendies forestiers : un guide pour l’aménagement durable de la forêt boréale. 2000. L'Aubelle 135:13-22.  

Catherine Boudreault, Yves Bergeron, Sylvie Gauthier. Epiphytic lichens and bryophytes on Populus tremuloides along a chronosequence in the southwestern boreal forest of Québec, Canada. 2000. The Bryologist 103(4):725-738.  

Yves Bergeron, Alain Leduc, Sylvie Gauthier, Brian Harvey. Forest management strategies based on the dynamics of natural disturbances - Considerations and a proposal for a model allowing an even-management approach. 1999. For. Chron. 75(1):55-61.  

Yves Bergeron, Alain Leduc, Sylvie Gauthier, Brian Harvey. Forest management guidelines based on natural disturbance dynamics: stand and forest-level considerations / Stratégies d'aménagement forestier qui s'inspirent de la dynamique des perturbations naturelles: considérations à l'échelle du peuplement et de la forêt. 1999. For. Chron. 75(1):49-54.  

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Yves Bergeron, Pierre J.H. Richard, Christopher Carcaillet, Micheal Flannigan, Sylvie Gauthier, . Variability in Holocene fire frequency and forest composition in Canada’s southeastern boreal forest : a challenge for sustainable forest management. 1998. Conservation Ecology online 2(2):http://www.consecol.org/vol2/iss2/art6.   

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Yves Bergeron, Sylvie Gauthier, . Effects of fire regime on the serotiny level of jack pine. 1996. Journal of Ecology 84(4):539-548.  

Sylvie Gauthier, Yves Bergeron, Alain Leduc. Forest dynamics modelling under a natural fire cycle: A tool to define natural mosaic diversity in forest management. 1996. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment 39(1-3):417-434.  

Yves Bergeron, Alain Leduc, Sylvie Gauthier. Prévision de la composition d’une mosaïque forestière naturelle soumise a un régime des feux: proposition d’un modèle empirique pour le nord-ouest du Québec. 1995. pp 197-205 in: Domon, G. and Falardeau, J. (Ed.) Méthodes et réalisations de l’écologie du paysage pour l’aménagement du territoire. Polyscience publication, Morin Heights. 227 p.  

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Yves Bergeron, Sylvie Gauthier, . Cone serotiny in jack pine (Pinus banksiana Lamb.): Effects of individual age and size, cone age and cone position. 1993. Can. J. For. Res. 23:394-401. DOI : 10.1139/cjfr-23-3-394 

Sylvie Gauthier. Structure génétique et sérotinisme de population de pin gris (Pinus banksiana Lamb.) soumises à deux régimes des feux distincts. 1991. Thèse de doctorat en biologie, Université de Montréal. 218 p.  

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 3-01. Capacité de régénération et de croissance des peuplements à la limite actuelle des forêts commerciales p dans un contexte des changements climatiques.

 5-04. Outils spatiaux de gestion des forêts boréales après-feu et d'accès aux territoires dans un contexte de changements globaux

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