James Rusak

Scientist & Group Leader - Water Chemistry
Ministry of Environment, Conservation and Parks
(705) 766-0659

Published Articles

Azan, S., Yan, N., Celis-Salgado, M., 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
Lavender, T., Schamp, B., Arnott, S., & Rusak, J. A. (2019). A comparative evaluation of five common pairwise tests of species association. Ecology, 100, e02640. http://doi.org/10.1002/ecy.2640
Tiegs, S., Costello, D., Isken, M., Woodward, G., McIntyre, P., Gessner, M., et al. (2019). Global patterns and drivers of ecosystem functioning in rivers and riparian zones. Science Advances, 5. http://doi.org/10.1126/sciadv.aav0486
Block, B., Denfeld, B., Stockwell, J., Flaim, G., Grossart, H. -P., Knoll, L., et al. (2019). The unique methodological challenges of winter limnology. Limnology And Oceanography: Methods, 17, 42-57. http://doi.org/10.1002/lom3.10295
Barth, L., Shuter, B., Sprules, G., Minns, C., & Rusak, J. A. (2019). Calibration of the zooplankton community size spectrum as an indicator of change in Canadian Shield lakes. Canadian Journal Of Fisheries And Aquatic Sciences, null. http://doi.org/10.1139/cjfas-2018-0371
Weyhenmeyer, G. A., Hartmann, J., Hessen, D. O., Kopáček, J., Hejzlar, J., Jacquet, S., et al. (2019). Widespread diminishing anthropogenic effects on calcium in freshwaters. Scientific Reports, 9, 10450. http://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-019-46838-w
Leach, T. H., Beisner, B. E., Carey, C. C., Pernica, P., Rose, K. C., Huot, Y., et al. (2018). Patterns and drivers of deep chlorophyll maxima structure in 100 lakes: The relative importance of light and thermal stratification. Limnology And Oceanography, 63, 628-646. http://doi.org/10.1002/lno.10656
Bruce, L. C., Frassl, M. A., Arhonditsis, G. B., Gal, G., Hamilton, D. P., Hanson, P. C., et al. (2018). A multi-lake comparative analysis of the General Lake Model (GLM): Stress-testing across a global observatory network. Environmental Modelling & Software, 102, 274-291. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.envsoft.2017.11.016
Hewitt, B., Lopez, L., Gaibisels, K., Murdoch, A., Higgins, S., Magnuson, J. J., et al. (2018). Historical Trends, Drivers, and Future Projections of Ice Phenology in Small North Temperate Lakes in the Laurentian Great Lakes Region. Water, 10, 70. http://doi.org/10.3390/w10010070
Velez, M., Conde, D., Lozoya, J. P., Rusak, J. A., Garcia-Rodriguez, F., Seitz, C., et al. (2018). Paleoenvironmental Reconstructions Improve Ecosystem Services Risk Assessment: Case Studies from Two Coastal Lagoons in South America. Water, 10, 1350. http://doi.org/10.3390/w10101350