Roy, Virginie

Courriel / Email : virginie.m.roy@gmail.com ; vroy@mus-nature.ca

Position actuelle : Stagiaire postdoctorale W. Garfield Weston en recherche arctique au Musée canadien de la nature

Current position : W. Garfield Weston Postdoctoral Fellow in Arctic Research at the Canadian Museum of Nature

Formation académique / Education
Ph.D. Océanographie, 2014, UQAR-ISMER
M.Sc. Sciences biologiques, 2008, Université de Montréal
B.Sc. Sciences biologiques, 2005, Université de Montréal


Domaines de recherches / Research Interest
Écologie benthique, écologie polaire, biodiversité, couplage pélago-benthique, isotopes stables, Arctique canadien, biogéochimie du mercure

Benthic ecology, polar ecology, biodiversity, pelago-benthic coupling, stable isotopes, Canadian Arctic, mercury biogeochemistry



Directeurs de thèse / Thesis Supervisors

Directeur / Supervisor : Philippe Archambault (ISMER)

Co-directrice / Co-Supervisor : Kathleen E. Conlan (Canadian Museum of Nature)



Titre de la thèse / Thesis title

Étude des facteurs environnementaux structurant la diversité et la distribution des communautés benthiques de l’Arctique canadien /

Studying environmental factors structuring benthic diversity and community distribution in the Canadian Arctic



Bourses Doctorat / PhD Scholarships

Bourse d’étude supérieure du Canada Alexander-Graham-Bell du CRSNG / NSERC Alexander Graham Bell Canada Graduate Scholarship

Bourse de doctorat du FQRNT / FQRNT Post Graduate Scholarship



Stage international / International internship

Stage de recherche sur l’utilisation des isotopes stables en écologie des milieux polaires / Research training on the use of stable isotopes in polar ecology. University of Alaska Fairbanks (UAF), School of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences (SFOS), lab of Dr. Katrin Iken, January to June 2013.



Participation aux Projets / Project Participation



Publications

Roy V., K. Iken, M. Gosselin, J.-É. Tremblay, S. Bélanger, and P. Archambault. (2015). Benthic faunal assimilation pathways and depth-related changes in food-web structure across the Canadian Arctic. Deep-Sea Research I. 102 : 55-71, doi : 10.1016/j.dsr.2015.04.009
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0967063715000837

Roy V., Iken K., Archambault P. (2015). Regional Variability of Megabenthic Community Structure across the Canadian Arctic. Arctic. 68(2) : 180-192, doi : 10.14430/arctic4486
http://arctic.journalhosting.ucalgary.ca/arctic/index.php/arctic/article/view/4486

Roy V. (2014). Étude des facteurs environnementaux structurant la diversité et la distribution des communautés benthiques de l’Arctique canadien. Thèse de doctorat. Université du Québec à Rimouski, Rimouski, Canada. xxxviii +273 p.

Roy V., Iken K., Archambault P. (2014). Environmental drivers of the Canadian Arctic mega-epibenthic communities. PLOS ONE. 9 (7) : e100900, doi : 10.1371/journal.pone.0100900

Cobb D. G., Roy V., Link H., Archambault P. (2014). Information to support the re-assessment of original ecologically and biologically significant areas (EBSAs) in the Beaufort Sea Large Ocean Management Area. DFO Can. Sci. Advis. Sec. Res. Doc. 2014/097. iv + 37 p. 0100900

Roy V., Iken K., Archambault P. (2013). Canadian contribution to Arctic megabenthic diversity monitoring. e-CBMP Newsletter (Circumpolar Biodiversity Monitoring Program), Fall 2013, 7 (2).

Kenchington E., Link H., Roy V., Archambault P., Siferd T., Treble M., Wareham V. (2011). Identification of Mega- and Macrobenthic Ecologically and Biologically Significant Areas (EBSAs) in the Hudson Bay Complex, the Western and Eastern Canadian Arctic. DFO Can. Sci. Advis. Sec. Res. Doc. 2011/071. vi + 52 p.

Roy V., Amyot M., Carignan R. (2009). Beaver ponds increase methylmercury concentrations in Canadian Shield streams along vegetation and pond-age gradients. Environmental Science & Technology. 43 (15) : 5605-5611, doi : 10.1021/es901193x

Roy V., Amyot M., Carignan R. (2009). Seasonal methylmercury dynamics in water draining three beaver impoundments of varying age. Journal of Geophysical Research. 114 (G00C06), doi : 10.1029/2008JG000763

Roy V. (2008). Étude de l’impact des barrages de castors sur la variabilité spatiale et saisonnière des concentrations en mercure et en nutriments dans les ruisseaux des Laurentides. Mémoire de maîtrise. Université de Montréal, Montréal, Canada. xvi +105 p.

Poulain A.J., Roy V., Amyot M. (2007). Influence of temperate mixed and deciduous tree covers on Hg concentrations and photoredox transformations in snow. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta. 71 (10) : 2248-2262, doi : 10.1016/j.gca.2007.03.003

Présentations / Presentations

Roy V., Iken K., Tremblay J.-E., Gosselin M., Bélanger S., Archambault P. Benthic food-web responses to marine biological productivity and depth across the Canadian Arctic. Ocean Sciences Meeting, Honolulu (Hawaii), U.S.A. February 23-28, 2014.

Roy V., Archambault P., Tremblay J.-E., Gosselin M., Bélanger S., Iken K. Benthic food-web responses to marine biological productivity and depth across the Canadian Arctic. Assemblée générale annuelle de Québec-Océan, Rivière-du-Loup (QC), Canada. November 13-15, 2013. Best student presentation.

Roy V., Archambault P., Conlan K.E. Effectiveness of abiotic surrogates to describe benthic hotspots in the Canadian Arctic. IPY 2012 From Knowledge to Action Conference, Montréal (QC), Canada. April 22-27, 2012.

Roy V., Archambault P., Conlan K.E., Juniper S.K. Benthic macrofauna of the Canadian Arctic shelf : how seafloor characteristics may govern their biodiversity. World Conference on Marine Biodiversity, Aberdeen (Scotland), United Kingdom. September 26-30, 2011.

Kenchington E., Roy V., Link H., Archambault P., Siferd T., Treble M., Wareham V. Identification of Mega- and Macrobenthic Ecologically and Biologically Significant Areas (EBSAs) in the Western, Central and Eastern Canadian Arctic. Fisheries and Oceans Canada Science Advice Meeting, Winnipeg (MB), Canada. June 14-17, 2011.



Affiches / Posters

Roy V., Archambault P. What Drives Canadian Arctic Megabenthic Diversity ? ArcticNet Annual Scientific Meeting, Vancouver (BC), Canada. December 11-14, 2012. Best student poster (first award).

Roy V., Archambault P. Canadian Arctic Megabenthic Diversity : Higher in Polynyas and in Arctic-Pacific Waters. Assemblée générale annuelle de Québec-Océan, Montréal (QC), Canada. November 7-9, 2012.

Roy V., Archambault P. Canadian Arctic Megabenthic Diversity : Higher in Polynyas and in Arctic-Pacific Waters. CHONe Annual Meeting, Ottawa (ON), Canada. October 25-27, 2012. Best student poster (first award).

Roy V., Pelmoine M., Archambault P., Conlan K.E., Juniper S.K. Macrobenthic diversity-topography relationship in Lancaster Sound, Eastern Canadian Arctic. Assemblée générale annuelle de Québec-Océan, Lac Delage (QC), Canada. November 17-18, 2011.

Roy V., Pelmoine M., Archambault P., Conlan K.E., Juniper S.K. Macrobenthic diversity-topography relationship in Lancaster Sound, Eastern Canadian Arctic. CHONe Network Annual Meeting, Montréal (QC), Canada. April 27-30, 2011. Best student poster (second award).

Roy V., Archambault P., Conlan K.E., Juniper S.K. Scale-dependence relationships between benthic biodiversity and biogeophysical variables on the Canadian Arctic shelf. ArcticNet Annual Scientific Meeting, Ottawa (ON), Canada. December 13, 2010.

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