Bianca Fréchette

Université du Québec à Montréal

frechette.bianca [at] (frechette[dot]bianca[at]uqam[dot]ca)

  • Palynologie continentale (pollen et spores)
  • Relation pollen-végétation-climat
  • Paléoclimatologie (Holocène et dernier interglacaire)
  • Toundra arctique et domaines bioclimatiques du Québec
  • Statistiques multivariables

Asselin, M., Grondin, P., Lavoie, M., Fréchette, B., 2016Fires of the last millennium led to landscapes dominated by early successional species in Québec's Clay Belt Boreal Forest, CanadaForests 7 (9), art. no. 205.

Briner, J.P., McKay, N.P., Axford, Y., Bennike, O., Bradley, R.S., de Vernal, A., Fisher, D., Francus, P., Fréchette, B., Gajewski, K., Jennings, A., Kaufman, D.S., Miller, G., Rouston, C., Wagner, B., 2016Holocene climate change in Arctic Canada and GreenlandQuaternary Science Reviews 147, 340-364.

Hoogakker, B.A.A., Smith, R.S., Singarayer, J.S., Marchant, R., Prentice, I.C., Allen, J.R.M., Anderson, R.S., Bhagwat, S.A., Behling, H., Borisova, O., Bush, M., Correa-Metrio, A., De Vernal, A., Finch, J.M., Fréchette, B., Lozano-Garcia, S., Gosling, W.D., Granoszewski, W., Grimm, E.C., Grüger, E., Hanselman, J., Harrison, S.P., Hill, T.R., Huntley, B., Jiménez-Moreno, G., Kershaw, P., Ledru, M.-P., Magri, D., McKenzie, M., Müller, U., Nakagawa, T., Novenko, E., Penny, D., Sadori, L., Scott, L., Stevenson, J., Valdes, P.J., Vandergoes, M., Velichko, A., Whitlock, C., Tzedakis, C., 2016Terrestrial biosphere changes over the last 120 kyrClimate of the Past 12 (1), 51-73.

Lapointe E., L., Talbot, J., Fortier, D., Fréchette, B., Strauss, J., Kanevskiy, M., Shur, Y., 2017Middle to late Wisconsinan climate and ecological changes in northern Alaska: Evidences from the Itkillik River YedomaPalaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology. Article in Press.

Richerol, T., Fréchette, B., Rochon, A., Pienitz, R., 2016Holocene climate history of the Nunatsiavut (northern Labrador, Canada) established from pollen and dinoflagellate cyst assemblages covering the past 7,000 yearsThe Holocene 26, 44-60.

Blarquez, O., Ali, A.A., Girardin, M.P., Grondin, P., Fréchette, B., Bergeron, Y., Hély, C., 2015Regional paleofire regimes affected by non-uniform climate, vegetation and human driversScientific Reports 5, art. no. 13356.

Gibb, O. T., Steinhauer, S., Fréchette, B., de Vernal, A., & Hillaire-Marcel, C., 2015Diachronous evolution of sea surface conditions in the Labrador Sea and Baffin Bay since the last deglaciationThe Holocene 25 (12), 1882-1897. 

Hessler, I., Harrison, S.P., Kucera, M., Waelbroeck, C., Chen, M.-T., Anderson, C., de Vernal, A., Fréchette, B., Cloke-Hayes, A., Leduc, G., Londeix, L., 2014. Implication of methodological uncertainties for mid-Holocene sea surface temperature reconstructions. Climate of the Past 10, 2237-2252.

Refsnider, K.A., Miller, G.H., Fogel, M., Fréchette, B., Bowden, R., Andrews, J.T., Farmer, G.L., 2014. Subglacially precipitated carbonates record geochemical interactions and pollen preservation at the base of the Laurentide Ice Sheet on central Baffin Island, eastern Canada Arctic. Quaternary Research 81, 94-105.

de Vernal, A., Hillaire-Marcel, C., Rochon, A., Fréchette, B., Henry, M., Solignac, S., Bonnet, S. 2013, Dinocyst-based reconstructions of sea ice cover concentration during the Holocene in the Arctic Ocean, the northern North Atlantic Ocean and its adjacent seas, Quaternary Science Reviews, vol. 79, pp. 111-121. 

de Vernal, A., Rochon, A., Fréchette, B., Henry, M., Radi, T., Solignac, S. 2013, Reconstructing past sea ice cover of the Northern Hemisphere from dinocyst assemblages: Status of the approach, Quaternary Science Reviews, vol. 79, pp. 122-134. 

Fréchette, B., de Vernal, A. 2013, Evidence for large-amplitude biome and climate changes in Atlantic Canada during the last interglacial and mid-Wisconsinan periods, Quaternary Research (United States), vol. 79, no. 2, pp. 242-255. 

Refsnider, K.A., Miller, G.H., Fréchette, B., Rood, D.H. 2013, A chronological framework for the Clyde Foreland Formation, Eastern Canadian Arctic, derived from amino acid racemization and cosmogenic radionuclides, Quaternary Geochronology, vol. 16, pp. 21-34. 

Carcaillet, C., Richard, P.J.H., Bergeron, Y., Fréchette, B.,  Ali, A.A. 2010, Resilience of the boreal forest in response to Holocene fire-frequency changes assessed by pollen diversity and population dynamics, International Journal of Wildland Fire, vol. 19, no. 8, pp. 1026-1039.

Fréchette, B., de Vernal, A., 2009. Relationship between Holocene climate variations over southern Greenland and eastern Baffin Island and synoptic circulation pattern, Climate of the Past, 5, 347-359. GEOTOP publication n°2009-0013. 

Fréchette, B., de Vernal, A., Richard, P.J.H., 2008. Holocene and Last Interglacial cloudiness in eastern Baffin Island, Arctic Canada, Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences, 45, 1221-1234,doi:10.1139/E08-053. GEOTOP publication n°2008-0027. 

Fréchette, B., de Vernal, A., Guiot, J., Wolfe, A.P., Miller, G.H., Fredskild, B., Kerwin, M.W., Richard, P.J.H, 2008. Methodological basis for quantitative reconstruction of air temperature and sunshine from pollen assemblages in Arctic Canada and Greenland. Quaternary Science Reviews, 27, 1197-1216, doi:10.1016/j.quascirev.2008.02.016. 

Fréchette, B., Wolfe, A.P., Miller, G.H., Richard, P.J.H., de Vernal, A., 2006. Vegetation and climate of the last interglacial on Baffin Island, Arctic Canada. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 236, 91-106. 

CAPE Last Interglacial Project Members, 2006. Last interglacial Arctic warmth confirms polar amplification of climate change, Quaternary Science Reviews, 25, 1383-1400. 

Otto-Bliesner, B.L., Marshall, S.J., Overpeck, J.T., Miller, G.H., Hu, A., CAPE Last Interglacial Project Members, 2006. Simulating Arctic climate warmth and icefield retreat in the last interglaciation, Science, 311, 1751-1753.

Carcaillet, C., Bergeron, Y., Richard, P.J.H., Fréchette, B., Gauthier, S., Prairie, Y.T., 2001. Change of fire frequency in the eastern Canadian boreal forest during the Holocene : Does vegetation composition or climate trigger the fire regime? Journal of Ecology, 89(6), 930-646. 

Carcaillet, C., Bouvier, M., Fréchette, B., Larouche, A.C., Richard, P.J.H., 2001. Comparison of pollen-slide and sieving methods in lacustrine charcoal analyses for local and regional fire history, The Holocene, 11, 467-476.

Wolfe, A.P., Fréchette, B., Richard, P.J.H., Miller, G.H., Forman, S.L., 2000. Paleoecological assessment of an over 90,000-year sequence from Fog Lake, Baffin Island, Arctic Canada, Quaternary Science Reviews, 19, 1677-1699. 

Fréchette, B., Bouchard,M.A., Richard, P.J.H., 1996. Le till pollinifère de la péninsule du Nunavik, Québec septentrional. Géographie physique et Quaternaire, 50, 331-340.