Pomerleau, Corinne

Tél : (778) 679-4136
courriel/email : corinne.pomerleau@dfo-mpo.gc.ca

Ph.D. Océanographie (Septembre 2008 – 2012)

M.Sc. Environnement Université du Manitoba, 2005-2008

(Titre de la thèse : Mercury and carbon in marine pelagic zooplankton : linkage with oceanographic processes in the Canadian High Arctic.)

B.Sc. Biologie marine - Université du Québec à Rimouski, 2002-2005


Domaines de recherches / Research Interest :

Arctic marine ecosystem and pelagic food web structure/ Zooplankton taxonomy and biogeographic distribution along oceanographic processes/ Determining food web structure and predator-prey interactions along stable isotopes and fatty acids biomarkers/ Marine mammal foraging habitat use with satellite telemetry and diving data.

Directeur de thèse : Steven H. Ferguson, University of Manitoba and Department of Fisheries and Oceans Canada (Arctic division), Winnipeg, MB

Codirectrice : Gesche Winkler

Codirectrice : Véronique Lesage (MPO-IML)

Comité de thèse : Eddy Carmack, IOS-MPO, Victoria, BC

Comité de thèse : Gustavo Ferreyra, UQAR-ISMER, Rimouski, QC

Projet / Project

Titre : Écologie alimentaire et distribution spatiale de la baleine boréale (Balaena mysticetus) dans l’Arctique de l’est canadien.
Title : Bowhead whale (Balaena mysticetus) foraging behaviour and spatial distribution in the Eastern Canadian High Arctic.

Articles publiés / Published articles

Pomerleau C., Lesage V, Winkler G, Rosenberg B, Ferguson SH. Estimating diet of bowhead whales (Balaena mysticetus) from the Eastern Canadian Arctic waters using blubber fatty acid composition. Polar Biology (In Review)

Pomerleau C., Lesage V, Ferguson SH, Winkler G, Petersen S, Higdon J. (2012) Prey assemblage isotopic variability as a tool for assessing diet and the spatial distribution of bowhead whale (Balaena mysticetus) foraging in the Canadian eastern Arctic. Marine Ecology Progress Series (In Press)

Darnis G, Robert D, Pomerleau C., Link H, Archambault P, Nelson RJ, Geoffroy M, Tremblay JÉ, Lovejoy C, Ferguson SH, Hunt BPV, Fortier L. (2012) Current state and changing trends in Canadian Arctic marine ecosystems : II. Heterotrophic food web, pelagic-benthic coupling and biodiversity. Climatic Change (DOI : 10.1007/s10584-012-0483-8)

Pomerleau C., Winkler G, Sastri A, Nelson J, Vagle S, Lesage V, Ferguson SH. (2011) Spatial patterns in zooplankton communities across the Eastern Canadian subarctic and Arctic waters : Insights from stable carbon (δ13C) and nitrogen (δ15N) isotope ratios. Journal of Plankton Research. 33(12):1779-1792 (Featured article)

Pomerleau C., Patterson TA, Luque S, Lesage V, Heide-Jørgensen MP, Dueck L, Ferguson SH. (2011) Bowhead whale (Balaena mysticetus) diving and movement patterns in the Eastern Canadian Arctic : Implications for foraging ecology. Endangered Species Research. 15(2):167-177

Pomerleau C., Ferguson S.H., Walkusz W. (2011) Stomach Contents of Bowhead Whales (Balaena mysticeus) From Four Locations in the Canadian Arctic. Polar Biology. 34:615-620

Lesage, V., Morin, Y., Rioux, E., Pomerleau, C., Ferguson, S., Pelletier, E. (2010) Stable isotopes and trace metals as indicators of diet and habitat use in cetaceans : predicting errors related to preservation, lipid extraction and normalization. Marine Ecology Progress Series. 419:249-265

Pomerleau C. (2008) Mercury and carbon in marine pelagic zooplankton : linkage with oceanographic processes in the Canadian High Arctic. University of Manitoba. M.Sc. thesis

Oral Presentations

Pomerleau C., Rountree R, Juanes F, Moran K. A comparative study of sound production in two marine environments monitored by the NEPTUNE Canada undersea observatory network. PICES 2012 Annual Meeting, Hiroshima, Japan, October 12-21 2012 (accepted).

Pomerleau C., Ferguson SH, Lesage V, Winkler G. Spatial clustering of bowhead whale (Balaena mysticetus) foraging patterns based on prey availability in the Canadian Arctic. Society of Marine Mammalogist (SMM) Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals, Tampa Bay, FL, USA, Nov. 28-Dec. 2 2011.

Pomerleau C., Ferguson S.H., Patterson T.A., Luque S. Analyse des mouvements et des profils de plongée de la baleine boréale (Balaena mysticetus) dans l’Arctique de l’est canadien : Implications au niveau de l’écologie alimentaire. 79e Congrès de l’ACFAS, Université de Sherbooke, 9-13 mai 2011, Sherbrooke, Canada.

Pomerleau C., Ferguson S.H., Lesage V and Winkler G. Zooplankton prey species and foraging ecology of bowhead whales (Balaena mysticetus) in the Canadian High Arctic : Insights from stable isotope and stomach content analyses. 5th International Zooplankton Symposium, March 14-18 2011, Pucon, Chile.

Corinne Pomerleau. Bowhead whale feeding ecology. Canada’ Three Oceans-IPY Food Webs Workshop. Sidney, B.C. Feb. 2010.

Corinne Pomerleau. Bowhead whale movements and diving behaviour - Insights to their foraging ecology. Canada’s 3 Oceans Summary Workshop. Gabriola Island, B.C. Oct. 2010.

Poster Presentations

Pomerleau C., Ferguson SH, Lesage V, Winkler G. Spatial patterns in zooplankton communities across the eastern Canadian sub-Arctic and Arctic waters : insights from stable carbon (δ13C) and nitrogen (δ15N) isotope ratios. 2nd International Symposium on the Effects of Climate Change on the World’s Oceans, Yeosu, Korea, May 13-19 2012.

Pomerleau C., Ferguson SH, Luque S, Patterson T, Lesage V, Dueck LL. Bowhead whale (Balaena mysticetus) diving and movement patterns in the Eastern Canadian Arctic in relation to sea ice : Implications for foraging ecology. ArcticNet ASM, Ottawa, ON, Canada, Dec. 14-17 2010.

Pomerleau C.*, Patterson T., Luque S., Ferguson S.H., Dueck L.L. Bowhead whales (Balaena mysticetus) summer-fall season habitat selection in the eastern Canadian Arctic during 2002-2006 using Hidden Markov Model. IPY Oslo Science Conference, June 8-12 2010, Oslo, Norway.

Pomerleau C.*, Ferguson S, Lesage V, Winkler G (2009) Spatial and Inter-Annual Variation of Bowhead Whale (Balaena mysticetus) Feeding Behaviour in the Eastern Canadian Arctic From Stable Isotopes of C, N and S. State of the Arctic Conference (SOA) March 16-19, 2010, Miami, FL, USA ; poster presentation.

Pomerleau C.*, Ferguson S, Lesage V, Winkler G (2009) Spatial and Inter-Annual Variation of Bowhead Whale (Balaena mysticetus) Feeding Behaviour in the Eastern Canadian Arctic From Stable Isotopes of C, N and S. Society of Marine Mammalogist (SMM) Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals on October 12-16, 2009, in Quebec City, QC, Canada ; poster presentation (Ph.D work) (International).

Pomerleau C.*, Ferguson S, Lesage V, Winkler G (2009) Foraging Ecology and Habitat Selection of Bowhead Whales (Balaena mysticetus) in the Canadian Eastern High Arctic. Arctic Frontiers, Tromso, Norway, Jan 19-23 2009 ; poster presentation (Ph.D work) (International).

Nelson J.*, Carmack E., McLaughlin F., Vagle S., Williams B. Hunt B., Pomerleau C., Ferguson S., Young K., Varela D., Wrohan I., Sastri A. Canada’s Three Oceans - Arctic and Arcto-Boreal Pelagic Ecosystem Research. Alaska Marine Science Symposium, Anchorage, Alaska, 19-23 January 2009.

Pomerleau C.*, Ferguson S, Lesage V, Winkler G (2008) Foraging Ecology and Habitat Selection of Bowhead Whales (Balaena mysticetus) in the High Arctic. Arctic Change, Quebec QC, Dec 9-12 2008.

Pomerleau C*., Stern, G.A., Macdonald R.W., Tremblay J-E (2007). Linkage between mercury and oceanographic processes in marine pelagic zooplankton in the North Water Polynya. ArcticNet ASM, Collingwood ON, Dec 11-14 2007.

Pomerleau C., Stern, G.A*. and Macdonald R.W. (2007). Linkage between mercury and oceanographic processes in marine pelagic zooplankton in the Canadian High Arctic, CASES meeting, Quebec QC, April 30 – May 02 2007.

Pomerleau C.*, Stern, G.A. (2006). Mercury Trends in Zooplankton across the Canadian High Arctic. ArcticNet ASM, Victoria, BC, Dec 11-14, 2006 ; poster presentation (M.Sc. work) (National).

Pomerleau C.*., Stern, G.A. (2006). Variation of Mercury Levels in Zooplankton in a West-to-East Gradient Across the Coastal Canadian High Arctic. 8th International Conference on Mercury as a Global Pollutant, Madison WS Aug 06-11 2006.

Loseto L.L., Pazerniuk M., Pomerleau C.*, Ferguson S.H., Prokopowicz A., Fortier L., Stern G.A. (2006). Spatial trends and factors affecting variation of mercury in marine zooplankton across the Canadian Arctic : Beaufort Sea, Amundsen Gulf, Arctic Archipelago, Baffin Bay and Hudson Bay. CASES meeting, Winnipeg MB, February 14-18 2006.

Pomerleau C.*, Ferguson, S.H. (2005). Marine Mammals and Birds Observation Survey on Leg 1 Transect : Belle-Isle Strait To Kugluktuk. ArcticNet ASM, Banff AB. Dec. 13-16 2005.

Pomerleau C.*, Stern, G.A. (2005). Mercury in the Pelagic Food Web of the Canadian High Arctic. ArcticNet ASM, Banff AB. Dec. 13-16 2005.

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