Chris Jones

Benthic Monitoring Research Scientist
Ministry of Environment, Conservation and Parks
(705) 766-1724

Published Articles

Jones, C., Plewes, R., Murison, L., MacDougall, M. J., Sinclair, S., Davies, C., et al. (2017). Random forests as cumulative effects models: A case study of lakes and rivers in Muskoka, Canada. Journal Of Environmental Management, 201, 407-424.
MacDougall, M. J., Paterson, A., Winter, J. G., Jones, C., Knopf, L. A., & Hall, R. I. (2017). Response of periphytic diatom communities to multiple stressors influencing lakes in the Muskoka River Watershed, Ontario, Canada. Freshwater Science, 36, 77-89.
Jones, C. (2016). Cumulative effects assessment: theoretical underpinnings and big problems. Environmental Reviews, 24, 187-204.
Persaud, A. D., Luek, A., Keller, W., Jones, C., Dillon, P. J., Gunn, J. M., & Johnston, T. (2015). Trophic dynamics of several fish species in lakes of a climatically sensitive region, the Hudson Bay Lowlands. Polar Biology, 38, 651-664.
Jones, C., Sinclair, S., & Keller, W. (2014). Benthic macroinvertebrate communities in five rivers of the Coastal Hudson Bay Lowland. Polar Biology, 37, 141-147.
Paterson, A., Keller, W., Rühland, K. M., Jones, C., & Winter, J. G. (2014). An Exploratory Survey of Summer Water Chemistry and Plankton Communities in Lakes near the Sutton River, Hudson Bay Lowlands, Ontario, Canada. Arctic, Antarctic, And Alpine Research, 46, 121-138.
Jiang, X., Xiong, J., Song, Z., Morse, J. C., Jones, C., & Xie, Z. (2013). Is coarse taxonomy sufficient for detecting macroinvertebrate patterns in floodplain lakes?. Ecological Indicators, 27, 48-55.
Jones, C., Baird, D., Bowman, M. F., Cameron, G., Craig, B., Cutler, B., et al. (2011). Performance of Ontario's Benthos Biomonitoring Network: Impacts on Participants' Social Capital, Environmental Action, and Problem-Solving Ability. Environments: A Journal Of Interdisciplinary Studies, 34. Retrieved from
Jones, C. (2008). Taxonomic sufficiency: The influence of taxonomic resolution on freshwater bioassessments using benthic macroinvertebrates. Environmental Reviews, 16, 45-69.
Jones, C., Somers, K., Craig, B., & Reynoldson, T. B. (2007). Ontario Benthos Biomonitoring Network Protocol Manual, 109 pp.