2017:

 

Thienpont JR, Desjardins CM, Kimpe LE, Korosi JB, Kokelj SV, Palmer MJ, Muir DCG, Kirk JL, Smol JP, Blais JM. 2017. Comparative histories of polycyclic aromatic compound accumulation in lake sediments near petroleum operations in western Canada. Environmental Pollution 231: 13-21.

 

Korosi JB, Thienpont JR, Smol JP, Blais JM. 2017. Paleo-ecotoxicology: what can lake sediments tell us about ecosystem responses to environmental pollutants? Environmental Science & Technology Just Accepted Manuscript • DOI: 10.1021/acs.est.7b02375

 

Cheng W, Blais JM, Xie Z, Li M, Sun L. 2017. Response of polar regions to emerging organic pollutant organophosphorus esters (OPEs) Advances in Polar Science. 28: 13-22. http://dx.doi.org/10.13679/j.advps.2017.1.00013

 

Zastepa A, Pick FR, Blais JM. Distribution and flux of microcystin congeners in lake sediments. Lake and Reservoir Management accepted June 26, 2017.

 

Sarma SN, Blais JM, Chan LHM. 2017. Neurotoxicity of alkylated polycyclic aromatic compounds in human neuroblastoma cells. Journal of Toxicology and Environmental Health, Part A: In press.

 

Korosi JB, Thienpont JR, Smol JM, Blais JM.2017.  Paleolimnology can provide the missing long-term perspective in ecotoxicology research. Integrated Environmental Assessment and Management 13(5): 957-959. DOI: 10.1002/ieam.1935

 

Korosi JB, Thienpont JR, Pisaric MFJ, deMontigny P; Perreault JT, McDonald J, Simpson MJ, Armstrong T, Kokelj SJ, Smol JP, Blais JM. 2017. Broad scale lake expansion and flooding inundates critical wood bison habitat. Nature Communications I8: Article # 14510 doi:10.1038/ncomms14510

 

Zastepa A, Taranu ZE, Zurawell RW, Kimpe LE, Blais JM, Gregory-Eaves I, Pick FR. 2017. Reconstructing a long-term record of microcystins from the analysis of lake sediments. Science of the Total Environment, 579: 893-901. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2016.10.211

 

Hargan K, Coleman K, Grooms C, Blais JM, Kimpe LE, Gilchrist G, Mallory M, Smol JP. 2017. Cliff-nesting seabirds influence production and sediment chemistry of lakes situated above their colony. Science of the Total Environment 576: 85-98. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2016.10.024

 

2016:

 

Houben AJ, French TD, Kokelj SV, Wang X, Smol JP, Blais JM. 2016. The impacts of permafrost thaw slump events on limnological variables in upland Tundra lakes, Mackenzie Delta region. Fundamental and Applied Limnology 189: 11-35. https://doi.org/10.1127/fal/2016/0921.

 

Thienpont JR, Korosi JB, Williams T, Hargan K, Eickmeyer D, Kimpe LE, Palmer M, Smol JP, Blais JM. 2016. Multi-trophic level response to extreme metal contamination from gold mining in a subarctic lake. Proceedings of the Royal Society B. 283: 20161125. http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2016.1125

 

Korosi JB, Cooke CA, Eickmeyer DC, Kimpe LE, Blais JM. 2016. In-situ bitumen extraction associated with increased petrogenic polycyclic aromatic compounds in lake sediments. Environmental Pollution 218: 915-922. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.envpol.2016.08.032.  

 

Cheng W, Sun L, Kimpe LE, Mallory ML, Smol JP, Gallant LR, Li J, Blais JM. 2016. Sterols and stanols preserved in pond sediments track seabird biovectors in a High Arctic environment. Environmental Science & Technology 50: 9351-9360. DOI: 10.1021/acs.est.6b02767..

 

Drevnik PE, Cooke CA, Barraza D, Blais JM, Coale KH, Cumming BF, Curtis CJ, and 26 others. 2016. Spatiotemporal patterns of mercury accumulation in lake sediments of western North America. Science of the Total Environment, 568: 1157-1170. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2016.03.167.

 

Houben AJ, D’Onofrio R, Kokelj SV, Blais JM. 2016. Factors affecting elevated arsenic and methyl mercury concentrations in small shield lakes surrounding gold mines near the Yellowknife, NT, (Canada) region. PLoS One, 11(4): e0150960. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0150960.

 

Korosi JB, Eickmeyer DC, Chin KS, Palmer MJ, Kimpe LE, and Blais JM. 2016. Examining spatial trends in polycyclic aromatic compounds measured in stream macroinvertebrates near a small subarctic oil and gas operation. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment Accepted Feb. 10, 2016.

 

Korosi JB, Eickmeyer DC, Thienpont JR, Palmer MJ, Kimpe LE, Blais JM. 2016. Assessing the contribution of combustion-derived contaminants to a remote subarctic environment from traffic on the Tibbitt to Contwoyto winter road (Northwest Territories, Canada). Science of the Total Environment, 553: 96-106. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2016.02.054

 

Eickmeyer DC, Kimpe LE, Kokelj SV, Pisaric MFJ, Smol JP, Sanei H, Thienpont JR, Blais JM. 2016. Interactions of polychlorinated biphenyls and organochlorine pesticides with sedimentary organic matter of retrogressive thaw slump-affected lakes of the Mackenzie River Delta uplands, NT, Canada. Journal of Geophysical Research – Biogeosciences 121: 411-421, doi: 10.1002/2015JG003069.

 

Stewart EM, Coleman KA, Korosi JB, Thienpont JR, Palmer M, Blais JM, Smol JP. 2016. Using lake sediments to infer past environmental conditions in relation to a commercial walleye fishery in Tathlina Lake (NT, Canada), a large, shallow northern ecosystem. Journal of Great Lakes Research 42: 217-222. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jglr.2015.04.010

 

2015:

 

Bennett JR, Shaw JD, Terauds A, Smol JP, Aerts R, Bergstrom DM, Blais JM, Cheung WWL, Chown SL, Lea MA, Nielsen UN, Pauly D, Reimer KJ, Riddle MJ, Snape I, Stark JS, Tulloch VJ, Possingham HP. Polar lessons learned: Informing long-term management based on shared threats in Arctic and Antarctic environments. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment. 13(6): 316–324, doi:10.1890/140315

 

Stewart EM, Michelutti N, Shenstone-Harris S, Grooms C, Weseloh DVC, Kimpe LE, Blais JM, Smol JP. 2015. Tracking the history and ecological impacts of rising double-crested cormorant populations using pond sediments from islands in eastern Lake Ontario. PLoS One DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0134167.

 

Poulain AJ, Aris-Brosou S, Blais JM, Brazeau M, Keller W, Paterson A. 2015. Mercuric reductase gene sequences retrieved from lake sediments track the onset of the industrial revolution. ISME Journal, 1-10, doi:10.1038/ismej.2015.86

 

Blais JM, Donahue WF. 2015. Comment on “Sphagnum Mosses from 21 Ombrotrophic Bogs in the Athabasca Bituminous Sands Region Show No Significant Atmospheric Contamination of “Heavy Metals”” Environmental Science & Technology, 49: 6352-6353. DOI: 10.1021/es503751v

 

Korosi JB, McDonald J, Coleman K, Palmer M, Smol JP, Simpson MJ, Blais JM. 2015. Long-term changes in organic matter and mercury transport to lakes in the sporadic discontinuous permafrost zone related to peat subsidence. Limnology and Oceanography Accepted April 28, 2015. DOI: 10.1002/lno.10116

 

Zastepa A, Pick FR, Blais JM, Saleem A. 2015. Analysis of intracellular and extracellular microcystin variants in sediments and pore waters by accelerated solvent extraction and high performance liquid chromatography-tandem mass spectrometry. Analytica Chimica Acta, 872: 26-34. DOI:10.1016/j.aca.2015.02.056

 

Coleman K, Palmer M, Korosi JB, Kokelj SV, Jackson K, Hargan K, Courtney C, Mustaphi C, Thienpont JR, Kimpe LE, Blais JM, Pisaric MFJ, and Smol JP. 2015. Tracking the impacts of recent warming and thaw of permafrost peatlands on aquatic ecosystems: a multi-proxy approach using remote sensing and lake sediments. Boreal Environment Research 20: 363-377.

 

Blais JM, Rosen MR, Smol JP. 2015. Using natural archives to track sources and long-term trends of pollution: An introduction. Blais, J.M., Rosen, M.R. and Smol, J.P. [Editors]. Environmental Contaminants: Using Natural Archives to Track Sources and Long-Term Trends of Pollution. Springer, Dordrecht. 509 p. DOI: DOI 10.1007/978-94-017-9541-8_1

 

Korosi J, Cheng W, Blais JM. 2015. Organic pollutants in lake and coastal sediment archives. Blais, J.M., Rosen, M.R. and Smol, J.P. [Editors]. Environmental Contaminants: Using Natural Archives to Track Sources and Long-Term Trends of Pollution. Springer, Dordrecht. 509 p. DOI:10.1007/978-94-017-9541-8

 

Kallenborn R, Blais JM. 2015. Tracking contaminant transport from biovectors. Blais, J.M., Rosen, M.R. and Smol, J.P. [Editors]. Environmental Contaminants: Using Natural Archives to Track Sources and Long-Term Trends of Pollution. Springer, Dordrecht. 509 p. . DOI:10.1007/978-94-017-9541-8

 

 

Blais JM, Rosen MR, Smol JP. 2015. Using natural archives to track sources and long-term trends of pollution: Some final thoughts and suggestions for future directions. Blais, J.M., Rosen, M.R. and Smol, J.P. [Editors]. Environmental Contaminants: Using Natural Archives to Track Sources and Long-Term Trends of Pollution. Springer, Dordrecht. 509 p. . DOI:10.1007/978-94-017-9541-8

 

 

Chételat J, Amyot M, Arp P, Blais JM, Depew D, van der Velden S, Emmerton C,  Evans M, Gamberg M,  Gantner N, Girard C, Graydon J, Kirk J, Lean D, Lehnherr I,  Muir D, Nasr M, Poulain A, Power M, Roach P, Stern G, Swanson H. 2015. Mercury in freshwater ecosystems of the Canadian Arctic: Recent advances on its cycling and fate. Science of the Total Environment 509-510: 41-66. DOI: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2014.05.151

 

 

2014:

 

Lessard CR, Poulain AJ, Ridal JJ, Doyle JR, Blais JM. 2014. A dynamic mass balance model for mercury in the St. Lawrence River near Cornwall, Ontario, Canada. Science of the Total Environment, 500-501: 131-138. DOI:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2014.08.080

 

Fillion M, Blais JM, Yumvihoze E, Nakajima M, Workman P, Osborne G, Chan HM. 2014. Identification of environmental sources of lead exposure in Nunavut (Canada) using stable isotopes analysis. Environment International 71: 63-73. DOI:10.1016/j.envint.2014.06.004

 

Qin XY, Sun LG, Blais JM, Wang YH, Huang T, Huang W, Xie ZQ. 2014. From sea to land: Assessment of the bio-transport of phosphorus in Antarctica. Chinese Journal of Oceanology and Limnology 32: 148-154. DOI: DOI

10.1007/s00343-014-3115-5

 

Keller W, Paterson AM, Rühland KM, Blais JM. 2014. Introduction - Environmental change in the Hudson and James Bay region. Arctic, Antarctic, and Alpine Research 46: 2-5. DOI: 10.1657/1938-4246-46.1.2

 

Irvine G, Blais JM, Doyle JR, Kimpe LE, White PA. 2014. Cancer risk to First Nations’ people from exposure to polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons near in-situ bitumen extraction in Cold Lake, Alberta. Environmental Health 13: 7; Open Access URL: http://www.ehjournal.net/content/13/1/7 DOI: 10.1186/1476-069X-13-7

 

Seabert T, Pal S, Pinet B, Haman F, Robidoux M, Imbeault P, Krummel E, Kimpe LE, Blais JM. 2014. Elevated contaminants contrasted with diversity of polyunsaturated fatty acids in wild food consumers of two remote First Nations communities in Northern Ontario, Canada. PLoS One 9: e90351. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0090351

 

Chiasson-Gould SA, Blais JM, Poulain, AJ. 2014. Dissolved organic matter kinetically controls mercury bioavailability to bacteria. Environmental Science & Technology 48: 3153-3161. DOI: 10.1021/es4038484

 

French TD, Houben AJ, Desforges J-PW, Kimpe LE, Kokelj SV, Poulain AJ, Smol JP, Wang X, Blais JM. 2014. Dissolved organic carbon thresholds affect mercury bioavailability in Arctic lakes. Environmental Science & Technology 48: 3162-3168. DOI: 10.1021/es403849d

 

Zastepa A, Pick FR, Blais JM. 2014. Fate and persistence of particulate and dissolved microcystin-LA from Microcystis blooms. Journal of Human and Ecological Risk Assessment, doi 10.1080/10807039.2013.854138.  DOI:10.1080/10807039.2013.854138

 

Irvine G, Doyle JR, White PA, Blais JM. 2014. Soil ingestion rate determination in a rural population of Alberta Canada practicing a wilderness lifestyle. Science of the Total Environment, 470-471: 138-146. DOI:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2013.09.037

 

2013:

 

Foster K, Blais JM. 2013. Biovector transport of contaminants. In  Muir D, Kurt-Karakus P, Stow J. (Eds) Canadian Arctic Contaminants Assessment Report III: Northern Contaminants Program, Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada, Ottawa, ON. pp. 248-252. http://publications.gc.ca/collections/collection_2014/aadnc-aandc/R74-2-2-2013-eng.pdf

 

Seabert T, Pal S, Krümmel EM, Blais JM, Imbeault P, Robidoux MA, Haman F. 2013. Dietary practices in isolated First Nations communities of Northern Canada:  Combined isotopic and lipid markers provide a good qualitative assessment of store-bought vs locally harvested foods consumption. Nutrition & Diabetes 3(10):e92.  DOI:10.1038/nutd.2013.34

 

Sun LG, Emslie SD, Huang T, Blais JM, Xie ZQ, Liu XD, Yin XB, Wang YH, Huang W, Hodgson DA, Smol JP. 2013. Vertebrate records in polar sediments: biological responses to past climate change and human activities. Earth Science Reviews 126: 147-155. DOI:10.1016/j.earscirev.2013.08.004    

 

Korosi JB, Irvine G, Skierszkan EK, Doyle JR, Kimpe LE, Janvier J, Blais JM. 2013. Localized enrichment of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in soil and lake sediments linked to in-situ bitumen extraction near Cold Lake, Alberta. Environmental Pollution 182: 307-315. DOI:10.1016/j.envpol.2013.07.012

 

Thienpont JR, Kokelj SV, Korosi JB, Cheng E, Desjardins C, Kimpe LE, Blais JM, Pisaric MFJ, Smol JP. 2013. Exploratory hydrocarbon drilling impacts to Arctic lake ecosystems. PLoS One, 8: e78875. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0078875

 

Brazeau ML, Blais JM, Paterson AM, Keller W, Poulain AJ. 2013. Evidence for microbially mediated production of elemental mercury (Hg0) in subarctic lake sediments. Applied Geochemistry 37: 142-148. DOI:10.1016/j.apgeochem.2013.07.020

 

Michelutti N, McCleary KM, Antoniades D, Sutherland P, Blais JM, Douglas MSV, Smol JP. 2013. Using paleolimnology to track the impacts of early Arctic peoples on freshwater ecosystems from southern Baffin Island, Nunavut. Quaternary Science Reviews. 76: 82-95. DOI:10.1016/j.quascirev.2013.06.027

 

Cheng W, Xie Z, Blais JM, Zhang P, Li M, Yang C, Huang W, Ding R, Sun LG. 2013. Organophosphorus esters in the oceans and possible relation with ocean gyres. Environmental Pollution 180: 159-164. DOI:10.1016/j.envpol.2013.05.032

 

Silva de Assis HC, Simmons DBD, Zamora JM, Lado WE, Al-Ansari AM, Sherry JP, Blais JM, Metcalfe CD, Trudeau VL. 2013. Estrogen-like effects in male goldfish co-exposed to fluoxetine and 17α-ethinylestradiol. Environmental Science & Technology 47: 5372-5382. DOI: 10.1021/es3044888

 

Al-Ansari AM, Atkinson SK, Doyle JR, Trudeau VL, Blais JM. 2013. Dynamics of uptake and elimination of 17-ethinylestradiol in male goldfish (Carassius auratus). Aquatic Toxicology, 132-133: 134-140. DOI:10.1016/j.aquatox.2013.02.006

 

Pal S, Blais JM, Robidoux MA, Haman F, Krümmel E, Seabert TA, Imbeault P. 2013. The association of Type 2 diabetes and insulin resistance/secretion with persistent organic pollutants in two First Nations communities in northern Ontario. Diabetes and Metabolism 39: 497-504. DOI:10.1016/j.diabet.2013.01.006

 

Skierszkan EK, Irvine G, Doyle JR, Kimpe LE, Blais JM. 2013. Is there widespread metals contamination from the in-situ bitumen extraction at Cold Lake, Alberta heavy oil field? Science of the Total Environment 447: 337-344.  DOI:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2012.12.097

 

Fathi M, Ridal JJ, Lean DRS, Blais JM. 2013. Do wood fibers from a pulp mill affect the distribution of total and methyl mercury in river sediments? Journal of Great Lakes Research 39: 66-73 DOI:10.1016/j.jglr.2012.12.018

 

Lessard CR, Poulain AJ, Ridal JJ, Blais JM. 2013. Steady-state mass balance model for mercury in the St. Lawrence River near Cornwall, Ontario, Canada. Environmental Pollution 174: 229-235. DOI:10.1016/j.envpol.2012.12.001

 

Brazeau ML, Poulain AJ, Paterson A, Keller W, Sanei H, Blais JM. 2013. Recent changes in mercury deposition and primary productivity inferred from sediments of lakes from the Hudson Bay Lowlands, Ontario, Canada. Environmental Pollution 173: 52-60. DOI:10.1016/j.envpol.2012.09.017

 

Stewart EM, Michelutti N, Blais JM, Mallory M, Douglas MSV, Smol JP. 2013. Contrasting the effects of climatic, nutrient, and oxygen dynamics on subfossil chironomid assemblages: A paleolimnological experiment from eutrophic high Arctic ponds. J. Paleolimnol. 49: 205-219. DOI: 10.1007/s10933-012-9658-6

 

Thienpont JR, Rühland KM, Pisaric MFJ, Kokelj SV, Kimpe LE, Blais JM, Smol JP. 2013. Biological responses to permafrost thaw slumping in lakes of the Mackenzie Delta uplands (Northwest Territories, Canada). Freshwater Biology 58: 37-353. DOI: 10.1111/fwb.12061

 

2012:

 

Deison R, Smol JP, Kokelj SV, Pisaric MFJ, Kimpe LE, Poulain AJ, Sanei H, Thienpont JR, Blais JM. 2012. Spatial and temporal assessment of mercury and organic matter in lakes affected by thawing permafrost in the Mackenzie Delta uplands, NT, Canada. Environmental Science & Technology 46: 8748-8755. DOI: 10.1021/es300798w

 

Imbeault P, Findlay CS, Robidoux MA, Haman F, Blais JM, Tremblay A, Springthorpe S, Pal S, Seabert T, Krümmel EM, Maal-Bared R, Tetro JA, Pandey S, Filion LG. 2012. Dysregulation of cytokine response in Canadian First Nations communities: Is there an association with persistent organic pollutants levels? PLoS One, 7: e39931 DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0039931

 

Atkinson SK, Marlatt VL, Lean DRS, Trudeau VL, Blais JM. 2012. Patterns of persistence and elimination of steroidal estrogens in south-eastern Ontario wastewater treatment plants. Science of the Total Environment 430: 119-125. DOI:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2012.04.069

 

Nocera JJ, Blais JM, Beresford D, Finity L, Grooms C, Kimpe LE, Kyser TK, Reudink M, Smol JP. 2012. Historical insecticide applications coincided with an altered diet of aerially-foraging insectivorous chimney swifts. Proceedings of the Royal Society B. 279: 3114-3120. DOI: 10.1098/rspb.2012.0445

 

Chapados N, Casimiro C, Robidoux MA, Haman F, Batal M, Blais JM, Imbeault P. 2012. Increased proliferative effect of organochlorine compounds on human preadipocytes. Molecular and Cellular Biochemistry 365: 275-278. DOI

10.1007/s11010-012-1268-0

 

Doyle JR, Blais JM, White PA. 2012. A survey of the traditional food consumption that may contribute to enhanced soil ingestion in a Canadian First Nation community. Science of the Total Environment. 424: 104-109. DOI:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2012.02.044

 

Doyle, JR, Blais JM, Holmes R, White PA. 2012. A soil ingestion pilot study of a population following a traditional lifestyle typical of rural or wilderness areas. Science of the Total Environment, 424: 110-120. DOI:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2012.02.043

 

Doyle JR, White PA, Blais JM. 2012. A pilot study to assess the feasibility of using naturally-occurring radionuclides as mass balance tracers to estimate soil ingestion. Submitted to Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety, 83: 34-40. DOI:10.1016/j.ecoenv.2012.06.005

 

Robidoux, M.A., Imbeault, P., Blais, J.M., Pal, S., Seabert, T., Krümmel, E., Batal, M., Haman, F. 2012. Traditional foodways in two contemporary northern First Nations communities. Canadian Journal of Native Studies 32: 59-77. http://search.proquest.com/docview/1285471668?accountid=14701

 

Amiguet VT, Kramp KL, Mao J, McRae C, Goulah A, Kimpe LE, Blais JM, Arnason JT. 2012. Supercritical carbon dioxide extraction of polyunsaturated fatty acids from Northern Shrimp (Pandalus borealis Kreyer) processing by-products. Food Chemistry 130: 853-858. DOI:10.1016/j.foodchem.2011.07.098

 

2011:

 

Foster KL, Kimpe LE, Brimble SK, Liu H, Mallory ML, Smol JP, Macdonald RW, Blais JM. 2011. Contaminant focusing into a High Arctic receptor site: The role of seabirds. Environmental Science and Technology 45: 10053-10060. DOI: 10.1021/es202754h

 

Al-Ansari A, Saleem A, Kimpe LE, Trudeau VL, Blais JM. 2011. The development of an optimized sample preparation for trace level detection of 17-ethinylestradiol and estrone in whole fish tissue. J. Chromatogr. B 879: 3649-3652. DOI: 10.1016/j.jchromb.2011.09.033

 

Clair, T.A., Burns, D.A., Rosas, I.R. Blais JM, Percy K. 2011. Ecosystems, Chapter 6, in Hidy, G.M., Brook, J.R., Demerjian, K.L., Molina, L.T., Pennell, W.T., Scheffe, R.D. (eds). Technical Challenges in Multipollutant Air Quality Management. Springer Pub., Dordrecht, DOI 10.1007/978-94-007-0304-9, pp: 139-230.

 

Trudeau V, Heyne B, Blais JM, Temussi F, Atkinson SK, Pakdel F, Popesku JT, Marlatt VL, Scaiano JC, Lean DRS. 2011. Lumiestrone is photochemically derived from estrone and may be released to the environment without detection. Frontiers in Endocrinology 2: Article 83: Open Access: DOI 10.3389/2011.00083

 

http://www.frontiersin.org/Journal/Abstract.aspx?s=418&name=experimental_endocrinology&ART_DOI=10.3389/fendo.2011.00083 

 

Keatley BE, Blais JM, Douglas MSV, Gregory-Eaves I, Mallory, ML, Michelutti N, Smol JM. 2011. Historical seabird population dynamics and their effects on Arctic pond ecosystems: A multi-proxy paleolimnological study from Cape Vera, Devon Island, Arctic Canada. Fundamental and Applied Limnology 179: 51-66 . DOI: 10.1127/1863-9135/2011/0179-0051

 

Foster K, Mallory ML, Hill L, Blais JM. 2011. PCB and organochlorine pesticides in northern fulmars (Fulmarus glacialis) from a High Arctic colony: Chemical exposure, fate, and transfer to predators. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 30: 2055-2064 . DOI: 10.1002/etc.592

 

Imbeault P, Haman F, Blais JM, Pal S, Seabert T, Krümmel EM, Robidoux MA. 2011. Obesity and type 2 diabetes prevalence in adults from two remote First Nations communities in northwestern Ontario (Canada). Journal of Obesity Article ID 267509,

Open Access: http://downloads.hindawi.com/journals/jobes/2011/267509.pdf  DOI:10.1155/2011/267509

 

Doyle JR, Al-Ansari A, Gendron RL, White PA, Blais JM. 2011. A method to estimate sediment ingestion by fish. Aquatic Toxicology 103: 121-127. DOI:10.1016/j.aquatox.2011.02.001

 

Johnson, K.L., Batal. M., Haman, F., Imbeault, P., Blais, J.M., Pal, S., Seabert, T.A., Krümmel, E, and Robidoux, M.A. 2011. The Life Course “Connection”: An Exploration of Women’s Dietary Choices in a Northern First Nations Community.  Pimatisiwin 8(3): 27-58. http://www.pimatisiwin.com/uploads/jan_2011/02JohnsonBatal.pdf

 

 

Atkinson SK, Marlatt VK, Kimpe LE, Lean DRS, Trudeau VL, Blais JM. 2011. Environmental factors affecting the photodegradation and estrogenicity of estrone and estradiol. Archives of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology 60: 1-7 DOI: 10.1007/s00244-010-9515-4

 

Michelutti N, Mallory ML, Blais JM, Douglas MSV, Smol JP. 2011. Chironomid assemblages from seabird-affected High Arctic ponds. Polar Biology, 34: 799-812 DOI: 10.1007/s00300-010-0934-5

 

Antoniades D, Michelutti N, Quinlan R, Blais JM, Bonilla S, Douglas MSV, Pienitz R, Smol JP, Vincent WF. 2011. Cultural eutrophication, anoxia, and ecosystem recovery in Meretta Lake, High Arctic Canada. Limnology and Oceanography 56: 639-650. DOI: 10.4319/lo.2011.56.2.0639

 

2010:

 

Foster KL, Wang SW, Mackay D, Mallory ML, Blais JM. 2010. Preliminary assessment of avian stomach oils: A vector of contaminants to chicks and potential for diet analysis and biomonitoring. Environmental Science and Technology, 44: 6869-6874. DOI: 10.1021/es1009983

 

Desforges JPW, Peachey BDL, Sanderson PM, White PA, Blais JM. 2010. Plasma vitellogenin in male teleost fish from 43 rivers worldwide is correlated with the upstream human population size. Environmental Pollution 158 : 3279-3284.  DOI:10.1016/j.envpol.2010.07.017

 

Bourdon JA, Bazinet TM, Arnason TT, Kimpe LE, Blais JM, White PA. 2010. Polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) contamination and aryl hydrocarbon receptor (AhR) agonist activity of Omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acid supplements: Implications for daily intake of dioxins and PCBs. Food and Chemical Toxicology, DOI:10.1016/j.fct.2010.07.051.

 

Haman F, Fontaine-Bisson B, Batal M, Imbeault P, Blais JM, Robidoux M. In Press. Obesity and Type 2 Diabetes in northern Canada’s remote First Nations communities: The dietary dilemma. International Journal of Obesity, accepted June 14, 2010.  DOI:10.1038/ijo.2010.236

 

Choy ES, Kimpe LE, Mallory ML, Smol JP, Blais JM. 2010. Contamination of an arctic terrestrial food web with marine-derived persistent organic pollutants transported by breeding seabirds. Environmental Pollution 158: 3431-3438. DOI:10.1016/j.envpol.2010.07.014

 

Al-Ansari A, Saleem A, Kimpe LE, Sherry J, McMaster M, Trudeau VL, Blais JM. 2010. Bioaccumulation of the pharmaceutical 17a-ethinyl estradiol in shorthead redhorse suckers (Moxostoma macrolepidotum) from the St. Clair River, Canada.  Environmental Pollution 158: 2566-2571. DOI:10.1016/j.envpol.2010.05.020

 

Michelutti N, Blais JM, Mallory ML, Brash J, Thienpont J, Kimpe LE, Douglas MSV, Smol JP. 2010. Trophic position influences the efficacy of seabirds as metal biovectors. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 107: 10543-10548. DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1001333107

 

Doyle J, Blais JM, White PA. 2010. Mass balance soil ingestion estimating methods and their application to inhabitants of rural and wilderness areas: A critical review. Science of the Total Environment 408: 2181-2188. DOI:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2010.02.007

 

Marlatt VL, Lakoff J, Crump K, Martinyuk CJ, Watt J, Jewell L, Atkinson S, Blais JM, Sherry J, Moon TW, Trudeau VL. 2010. Sex- and tissue-specific effects of waterborne estrogen on estrogen receptor subtypes and E2-mediated gene expression in the reproductive axis of goldfish. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology 156: 92-101. DOI:10.1016/j.cbpa.2010.01.001

 

Hadley, KR, Douglas MSV, Blais JM, Smol JP. 2010. Nutrient enrichment in the High Arctic associated with Thule Inuit whalers: A paleolimnological investigation from Ellesmere Island (Nunavut, Canada). Hydrobiologia 649: 129-138. DOI

10.1007/s10750-010-0235-6

 

Delongchamp TM, Ridal JJ, Lean DRS, Poissant L, Blais JM. 2010. Mercury transport between sediments and the overlying water of the St. Lawrence River Area of Concern near Cornwall, Ontario, Canada. Environmental Pollution 158: 1487-1493. DOI:10.1016/j.envpol.2009.12.030

 

Choy, ES, Gauthier M, Mallory ML, Smol JP, Douglas MSV, Lean DRS, Blais JM. 2010. An isotopic investigation of mercury accumulation in terrestrial food webs adjacent to an Arctic seabird colony.  Science of the Total Environment 408: 1858-1867. DOI:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2010.01.014

 

Hadley KR, Douglas MSV, McGhee, RH, Blais JM, Smol JP. 2010. Ecological influences of Thule Inuit whalers on high Arctic pond ecosystems: A comparative paleolimnological study from Bathurst Island (Nunavut, Canada). Journal of Paleolimnology 44: 85-93. DOI: 10.1007/s10933-009-9388-6

 

Michellutti, N., Blais, J.M., Cumming, B.F., Paterson, A.M., Rühland, K., Wolfe, A.P., Smol, J.M. 2010. Do spectrally inferred determinations of chlorophyll a reflect trends in lake trophic status? Journal of Paleolimnology 43: 205-217. DOI:

10.1007/s10933-009-9325-8

 

Ridal, JJ, Yanch E, Fowlie A, Razavi R, Fathi M, Choy E, Hodson P, Campbell L, Blais JM, Hickey MBC, Lean DRS. 2010. Potential causes of enhanced transfer of mercury to St. Lawrence River biota: Implications for sediment management strategies at Cornwall, Ontario Canada. Hydrobiologia, 647: 81-98

DOI:10.1007/s10750-009-9951-1

 

Ethier ALM, Scheuhammer AM, Blais JM, Paterson AM, Mierle G, Ingram R, Lean DRS. 2010. Mercury empirical relationships in sediments from three Ontario lakes. Science of the Total Environment 408: 2087-2095. DOI:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2009.12.037

 

Griffiths K, Michelutti N, Blais JM, Kimpe LE, Smol JP. 2010. Comparing nitrogen isotopic signals between bulk sediments and invertebrate remains in High Arctic seabird-influenced ponds. Journal of Paleolimnology 44: 405-412. DOI:

10.1007/s10933-009-9354-3

 

2009:

 

Brimble SK, Foster KL, Mallory ML, Macdonald RW, Smol JP, Blais JM. 2009. High Arctic ponds receiving biotransported nutrients from a nearby seabird colony are also subject to potentially toxic loadings of arsenic, cadmium and zinc. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 28: 2426-2433. DOI: 10.1897/09-235.1

 

St-Amand, A., P. Mayer, J.M. Blais. 2009. Modeling PAH uptake by vegetation from the air using field measurements. Atmospheric Environment 43: 4283-4288. DOI:10.1016/j.atmosenv.2009.06.011

 

Mills RB, Bodek T, Paterson AM, Blais JM, Lean DRS.  2009. Temporal analysis of net fluvial methylmercury loading in a dystrophic and a clear water lake.  Science of the Total Environment 407: 4696-4702. DOI:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2009.03.034

 

Michelutti, N., Liu, H., Smol, J.P., Kimpe, L.E., Keatley, B., Mallory, M., Douglas, M.S.V., Blais, J.M. 2009. Accelerated delivery of polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) in recent sediments near a large seabird colony in Arctic Canada. Environmental Pollution 157: 2769-2775. DOI:10.1016/j.envpol.2009.04.025

 

Mills RB, Paterson AM, Lean DRS, Smol JP, Mierle G, Blais JM. 2009. Dissecting the spatial scales of mercury accumulation in Ontario lake sediment. Environmental Pollution 157: 2949-2956. DOI:10.1016/j.envpol.2009.06.009

 

Delongchamp T, Lean DRS, Ridal JJ, Blais JM. 2009. Sediment mercury dynamics and historical trends of mercury emissions to the St Lawrence River area of concern near Cornwall, Ontario, Canada.  Science of the Total Environment 407: 4095-4104. DOI:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2009.03.010

 

St-Amand, A., P. Mayer, J.M. Blais. 2009. Prediction of SVOC vegetation and atmospheric concentrations using calculated deposition velocities. Environment International 35: 851-855. DOI:10.1016/j.envint.2009.02.002

 

Krümmel, EM, Scheer M, Gregory-Eaves, I, Macdonald RW, Kimpe LE, Smol JP, Finney B, Blais JM. 2009. Historical analysis of salmon-derived polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) in lake sediments. Science of the Total Environment 407: 1977-1989. DOI:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2008.11.028

 

Brimble, S.K., Blais, J.M., Kimpe, L.E., Mallory, M.L., Keatley, B.E., Douglas, M.S.V., and Smol, J.P. 2009. Bioenrichment of trace elements in a series of ponds near a northern fulmar (Fulmarus glacialis) colony at Cape Vera, Devon Island. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 66: 949-958. DOI: 10.1139/F09-053

 

Michelutti N, Keatley, BE, Brimble S, Blais JM, Liu H, Douglas MSV, Mallory ML, Smol JP. 2009. Seabird-driven shifts in Arctic pond ecosystems. Proceedings of the Royal Society B. 276: 591-596. DOI: 10.1098/rspb.2008.1103

 

Keatley BE, Douglas MSV, Blais JM, Mallory ML & Smol JP. 2009. Impacts of seabird-derived nutrients on water quality and diatom assemblages from Cape Vera, Devon Island, Canadian High Arctic Hydrobiologia 621: 191-205. DOI:10.1007/s10750-008-9670-z

 

Mills RB, Paterson AM, Blais JM, Lean DRS, Smol JP, Mierle, G. 2009. Factors influencing the achievement of steady state in mercury contamination among lakes and catchments of south-central Ontario. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 66: 187-200. DOI: 10.1139/F08-204

 

2008:

 

Haman F, Robidoux M, Imbeault P, Blais J, Kruemmel E, Seabert T, Pal S. 2008. Exogenous glucose oxidation in First Nations communities of Northwestern Ontario (Canada): Effects of wild-food consumption and Type II diabetes. Obesity 16: 510-P, S195.

 

Schindler, D.W., Wolfe, A., Vinebrooke, R., Crowe, A., Blais, J.M., Miskimmin, B., Freed, R. Perren, B. 2008. The cultural eutrophication of Lac Labiche in the 20th Century: A paleoecological study. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences. 65: 2211-2223. DOI: 10.1139/F08-117

 

Michelutti, N., J.M. Blais, H. Liu, B.E. Keatley, M.S.V. Douglas, M.L. Mallory, J.P. Smol. 2008. The influence of seabird activity on the 210Pb flux in high Arctic ponds at Cape Vera, Devon Island, Nunavut: Implications for radiochronology. Journal of Paleolimnology 40: 783-791. DOI:

10.1007/s10933-008-9198-2

 

St-Amand, A., Mayer, P., Blais, J.M. 2008. Seasonal trends in vegetation and atmospheric concentrations of PAHs and PBDEs near a sanitary landfill. Atmospheric Environment. 42: 2948-2958. DOI:10.1016/j.atmosenv.2007.12.050

 

Canário J., L. Poissant, N. O’Driscoll, J.J. Ridal, T. Delongchamp, M. Pilote, P. Constant, J.M. Blais, D. Lean. 2008. Mercury partitioning in surface sediments of the upper St. Lawrence River (Canada): Evidence of the importance of the sulphur chemistry. Water, Air, and Soil Pollution 187: 219-231. DOI

10.1007/s11270-007-9510-1

 

2007:

 

Tolley, C., J.M. Blais. 2007. PCBs and PCDD/Fs in white-tailed deer near a smelter: Distance effects and human health risk assessment. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 26: 2650-2659. DOI: 10.1897/07-107.1

 

St.-Amand, A., P. Mayer, J.M. Blais. 2007. Modeling atmospheric vegetation uptake of PBDEs using field measurements. Environmental Science and Technology 41: 4234-4239. DOI: 10.1021/es0624467

 

Demers, M.J., E.N. Kelly, J.M. Blais, F.R. Pick, V.L. St. Louis, D.W. Schindler. 2007. Accumulation of persistent organic pollutants in trout from lakes spanning a 1600 meter elevation gradient in the Canadian Rocky Mountains. Environmental Science and Technology 41: 2723-2729. DOI: 10.1021/es062428p

 

Gregory-Eaves, I., M. Demers, L.E. Kimpe, E.M. Krümmel, R.W. Macdonald, B.P. Finney, J.M. Blais. 2007. Tracing salmon-derived nutrients and contaminants in freshwater food webs across a pronounced spawner density gradient. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 26: 1100-1108. DOI: 10.1897/06-402R.1

 

Blais, J.M., Macdonald, R.W., Mackay, D., Webster, E., Harvey, C., Smol, J.P. 2007. Biologically mediated transport of contaminants in aquatic systems. “Critical Review” Environmental Science and Technology 41: 1075-1084. DOI: 10.1021/es061314a

 

2006:

 

Lafreniere, M.J., J.M. Blais, M.J. Sharp, D.W. Schindler. 2006. Organochlorine pesticide and polychlorinated biphenyl concentrations in snow, snowmelt and runoff at Bow Lake. Environmental Science and Technology, 40: 4909-4915. DOI: 10.1021/es060237g

 

Blais, J.M., S. Charpantier, F. Pick, C. Regnault-Roger. 2006. Mercury, polybrominated diphenyl ethers, organochlorine pesticides, and polychlorinated biphenyl concentrations in fish from lakes along a valley-to-mountain transect in the French Pyrenees. Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety 63: 91-99. DOI:10.1016/j.ecoenv.2005.08.008

 

2005:

 

Krümmel, E., I. Gregory-Eaves, R. Macdonald, L.E. Kimpe, J.P. Smol, B. Finney, J.M. Blais. 2005. Concentrations and fluxes of salmon derived polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) in lake sediments. Environmental Science and Technology 39: 7020-7026. DOI: 10.1021/es050657q

 

Blais, J.M., L.E. Kimpe, D. McMahon, B.E. Keatley, M.L. Mallory, M.S.V. Douglas, J.P. Smol. 2005. Tracing contaminants using d15N measurements: Response. Science 310: 443. DOI: 10.1126/science.310.5747.443a

 

Blais, J.M., L.E. Kimpe, D. McMahon, B.E. Keatley, M.L. Mallory, M.S.V. Douglas, J.P. Smol. 2005. Arctic seabirds transport marine-derived contaminants. Science 309: 445. DOI: 10.1126/science.1112658

 

Poon, C., I. Gregory-Eaves, L.A. Connell, G. Guillore, P.M. Mayer, J. Ridal, J.M. Blais. 2005. Air-vegetation partitioning of PCBs near a point source. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 24: 3153-3158. DOI: 10.1897/04-395R.1

 

Blais, J.M. 2005. Biogeochemistry of persistent bioaccumulative toxicants: Processes affecting the transport of contaminants to remote areas. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 62: 236-243. DOI: 10.1139/er-2013-0038

 

Wilkinson, A.C., L.E. Kimpe, J.M. Blais. 2005. Air-water gas exchange of chlorinated pesticides in four lakes spanning a 1205 m elevation range in the Canadian Rocky Mountains. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 24: 61-69. DOI: 10.1897/04-071R.1

 

2004:

 

Douglas, M.S.V., J.P. Smol, J.M. Savelle, J.M. Blais. 2004. Environmental effects of Thule Inuit whalers (ca A.D. 1200 – 1600) on a High Arctic pond. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 101: 1613-1617. DOI: 10.1073/pnas.0307570100

 

Davidson, D.A., A.C. Wilkinson, L.E. Kimpe, J.M. Blais. 2004. Persistent organic pollutants in vegetation from the mountains of western Canada. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 23: 540-549. DOI: 10.1897/02-581 

2003:

 

Krümmel, E., R. Macdonald, L.E. Kimpe, I. Gregory-Eaves, M.J. Demers, J.P. Smol, B. Finney, J.M. Blais. 2003. Delivery of pollutants by spawning salmon. Nature 425: 255-256. DOI:10.1038/425255a

     

Blais, J.M., F. Wilhelm, K.A. Kidd, D.C.G. Muir, D.B. Donald, D.W. Schindler. 2003. Concentrations of organochlorine pesticides and PCBs in amphipods (Gammarus lacustris) along an elevation gradient in mountain lakes of western Canada. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 22, No. 11: 2605-2613. DOI: 10.1897/02-389

 

Davidson, D.A., A.C. Wilkinson, J.M. Blais, L.E. Kimpe, D.W. Schindler. 2003. Orographic cold-trapping of persistent organic pollutants by vegetation in mountains of western Canada. Environmental Science and Technology 37: 209-215.  DOI: 10.1021/es020605q

 

Mbongwe, B., M. Legrand, J.M. Blais, L.E. Kimpe, J.J. Ridal, D.R.S. Lean. 2003. DDT in the Okavango, Botswana (Africa) aquatic ecosystem after 50 years of use. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 22: 7-19. DOI: 10.1002/etc.5620220102

 

Blais, J.M., K. L. Froese, L.E. Kimpe, D.C.G. Muir, D.W. Schindler. 2003. Assessment and characterization of polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) near a hazardous waste incinerator: Analysis of vegetation, snow, and sediments. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 22: 126-133. DOI: 10.1002/etc.5620220116

 

Earlier:

 

Blais, J.M., D.W. Schindler, M. Sharp, E. Braekevelt, M. Laferniere, D.C.G. Muir, W. Strachan. 2001. Fluxes of semi-volatile organochlorines in Bow Lake, a remote high altitude, glacier-fed sub-alpine lake in the Canadian Rocky Mountains. Limnology and Oceanography 46: 2019-2031. DOI: 10.4319/lo.2001.46.8.2019

 

Blais, J.M., D.W. Schindler, D.C.G. Muir, M. Sharp, D. Donald, M. Lafreniere, E. Braekevelt, M. Comba, S. Backus. 2001. Glaciers are a dominant source of persistent organochlorines to a subalpine lake in Banff National Park, Canada. Ambio 30: 410-415. DOI: 10.1579/0044-7447-30.7.410

 

Blais, J.M. and D.C.G. Muir. 2001. Paleolimnological methods and applications for organic contaminants. In: Developments in Paleoenvironmental  Research Vol. 2: Physical and Chemical Approaches (Chapter 10, pp. 271-298). B. Last and J.P.Smol (Eds). Kluwer Academic Press. Dordrecht, The Netherlands. DOI

10.1007/0-306-47670-3_10

 

Blais, J.M., K. Duff, D.W. Schindler, J.P. Smol, P.R. Leavitt , M. Agbeti. 2000. Assessment of recent eutrophication histories in Lac Ste. Anne and Lake Isle, Alberta, Canada, using paleolimnological methods. Lake and Reservoir Management 16: 292-304. DOI:10.1080/07438140009354237

 

Blais, J.M., K. Duff, T. Laing, J.P. Smol. 1999. Regional contamination in lakes from the Noril'sk smelters in Siberia, Russia. Water, Air, and Soil Pollution 110: 389-404. DOI: 10.1023/A:1005059325100

 

Paterson, A.M., B.F. Cumming, J.P. Smol, J.M. Blais, R.L. France. 1998. Assessment of large-scale watershed disturbances on lakes in northwestern Ontario: A 30-year paleolimnological perspective. Canadian Journal of Forestry Research 28: 1546-1556. DOI: 10.1139/x98-138

 

Blais, J.M., D.W. Schindler, D.C.G. Muir, D.B. Donald, B. Rosenberg. 1998. Accumulation of persistent organochlorines in mountains of western Canada. Nature. 395: 585-588. DOI: 10.1038/26944

 

Blais, J.M., R.L. France, L.E. Kimpe, R.J. Cornett. 1998. Climatic changes have had a greater effect on erosion and sediment accumulation than logging and fire: Evidence from 210Pb chronology in lake sediments. Biogeochemistry 43: 235-252. DOI:10.1023/A:1006065109925

 

France, R. and J.M. Blais. 1998. Lead concentrations and stable isotopic evidence for trans-polar contamination of plants in the Canadian High Arctic. Ambio 27: 506-508. DOI: 10.2307/4314781

 

Larsen, C.P.S., R.Pienitz, J.P. Smol , K.A. Moser, B.F. Cumming, J.M. Blais,  R.I. Hall, and G.M. Macdonald. 1997. Relations between lake morphometry and the presence of laminated sediments: A re-examination of Larsen and Macdonald (1993). Quaternary Science Reviews, 17: 711-717. DOI: 10.1016/S0277-3791(97)00043-7

 

Blais, J.M. 1996. Using isotopic tracers in lake sediments to assess atmospheric transport of lead in eastern Canada. Water, Air, and Soil Pollution 92: 329-342. DOI:10.1007/BF00283566

 

Blais, J.M. and J. Kalff. 1995. The influence of lake morphometry on sediment focusing. Limnology and Oceanography 40: 582-588. DOI: 10.4319/lo.1995.40.3.0582

 

Blais, J.M., J. Kalff, R.J. Cornett, and R.D. Evans. 1995. Evaluating 210Pb dating in lake sediments using stable Pb, Ambrosia pollen, and 137Cs. Journal of Paleolimnology 13: 169-178. DOI:10.1007/BF00678105

 

Blais, J.M. and J. Kalff. 1993. Atmospheric loading of Zn, Cu, Ni, Cr, and Pb to lake sediments: The role of catchment, lake morphometry, and physico-chemical  properties of the elements. Biogeochemistry 23: 1-22. DOI:10.1007/BF00002920

 

Blais, J.M. and E.J. Maly. 1993. Differential predation by Chaoborus americanus on males and females of two species of Diaptomus. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 50: 410-415.DOI: 10.1139/f93-046