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Kurek J, MacKeigan PW, Veinot S, Mercer A, Kidd KA. 2019. Ecological legacy of DDT archived in lake sediments from eastern North America. Environmental Science & Technology DOI: 10.1021/acs.est.9b01396

Loder AL, Spooner IS, McLellan NR, Kurek J, Mallory ML. 2019. Water chemistry of managed freshwater wetlands on marine-derived soils in coastal Bay of Fundy, Canada. Wetlands https://doi.org/10.1007/s13157-018-1101-y

Wooller M, Saulnier-Talbot E, Potter B, Belmecheri S, Bigelow N, Choy K, Cwynar L, Davies K, Graham, R, Kurek J, Langdon P, Medeiros A, Rawcliffe R, Wang Y, Williams J. 2018. A new record of Bering Land Bridge paleoecology since the Last Glacial Maximum with biogeographic implications. Proceedings of the Royal Society B https://doi.org/10.1098/rsos.180145

Dunnington DW, Spooner IS, Krkošek WH, Gagnon GA, Cornett RJ, Kurek J, White CE, Misiuk B, Tymstra D. 2018. Anthropogenic activity in the Halifax region, Nova Scotia, Canada, as recorded by bulk geochemistry of lake sediments. Lake and Reservoir Management https://doi.org/10.1080/10402381.2018.1461715

Summers JC, Rühland KM, Kurek J, Smol JP. 2018. A diatom-based paleolimnological survey of environmental changes since ~1850 in 18 shallow lakes of the Athabasca Oil Sands Region, Canada. Journal of Paleolimnology https://doi.org/10.1007/s10933-018-0050-z 

Daly M, Kurek J, Gregory-Eaves I, Patoine A. 2018. Reorganization of aquatic communities from low-nutrient lakes in northwestern New Brunswick, Canada. Journal of Paleolimnology https://doi.org/10.1007/s10933-018-0052-x [PDF]

Armstrong Z, Kurek J. 2018. Sensitivity and response of low-nutrient lakes to post twentieth century environmental change in New Brunswick, Canada. Journal of Paleolimnology https://doi.org/10.1007/s10933-018-0046-8 [PDF]

Summers JC, Kurek J, Rühland KM, Neville EE, Smol JP. 2017. Assessment of multi-trophic changes in a shallow boreal lake simultaneously exposed to climate change and aerial deposition of contaminants from the Athabasca Oil Sands Region, Canada. Science of the Total Environment 592: 573-583

Summers JC, Kurek J, Kirk JL, Muir DCG, Wang X, Wiklund JA, Cooke CA, Evans MS, Smol JP. 2016. Recent warming, rather than industrial emissions of bioavailable nutrients, is the dominant driver of lake primary production shifts across the Athabasca Oil Sands Region. PLoS ONE 11(5): e0153987