James Rusak

Group Leader - Water Chemistry
Ministry of Environment, Conservation and Parks
(705) 783-8690

Published Articles

Yang, B., Wells, M., McMeans, B., Dugan, H., Rusak, J. A., Weyhenmeyer, G., et al. (2021). A New Thermal Categorization of Ice-Covered Lakes. Geophysical Research Letters, 48, e2020GL091374. http://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.1029/2020GL091374
Stockwell, J., Doubek, J., Adrian, R., Anneville, O., Carey, C., Carvalho, L., et al. (2020). Storm impacts on phytoplankton community dynamics in lakes. Global Change Biology. http://doi.org/10.1111/gcb.15033
Fraterrigo, J. M., Langille, A., & Rusak, J. A. (2020). Stochastic disturbance regimes alter patterns of ecosystem variability and recovery. Plos One, 15, e0229927. http://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0229927
Arnott, S., Celis-Salgado, M., Valleau, R., DeSellas, A., Paterson, A., Yan, N., et al. (2020). Road Salt Impacts Freshwater Zooplankton at Concentrations below Current Water Quality Guidelines. Environmental Science & Technology, 54, 9398-9407. http://doi.org/10.1021/acs.est.0c02396
Barth, L., Shuter, B., Sprules, G., Minns, C., & Rusak, J. A. (2020). Evaluation of the responsiveness of the crustacean zooplankton community size spectrum to environmental change and an exotic invader in a sample of Canadian Shield lakes. Canadian Journal Of Fisheries And Aquatic Sciences.
Chiu, C. -Y., Jones, J. R., Rusak, J. A., Lin, H. -C., Nakayama, K., Kratz, T. K., et al. (2020). Terrestrial loads of dissolved organic matter drive inter-annual carbon flux in subtropical lakes during times of drought. Science Of The Total Environment. http://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2020.137052
Vachon, D., Sadro, S., Bogard, M., Lapierre, J. -F., Baulch, H. M., Rusak, J. A., et al. (2020). Paired O2–CO2 measurements provide emergent insights into aquatic ecosystem function. Limnology And Oceanography Letters. http://doi.org/10.1002/lol2.10135
Huot, Y., Brown, C., Potvin, G., Antoniades, D., Baulch, H. M., Beisner, B. E., et al. (2019). The NSERC Canadian Lake Pulse Network: A national assessment of lake health providing science for water management in a changing climate. Science Of The Total Environment, 695, 133668. http://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2019.133668
Azan, S., Yan, N., Celis-Salgado, M. P., Arnott, S., Rusak, J. A., & Sutey, P. (2019). Could a residential wood ash recycling programme be part of the solution to calcium decline in lakes and forests in Muskoka (Ontario, Canada)?. Facets, 4, 69-90. http://doi.org/10.1139/facets-2018-0026
Carrea, L., Woolway, R. I., Merchant, C. J., Dokulil, M. T., de Eyto, E., DeGasperi, C. L., et al. (2019). Global climate - lake surface temperature. Bulletin Of The American Meteorological Society, 100. Retrieved from http://nora.nerc.ac.uk/id/eprint/527043/