Sylvie Quideau

Professor. Soil biogeochemistry

Phone: 780-492-5397
Email: sylvie.quideau@ualberta.ca
Department: Renewable Resources
Office: 3-40B Earth Sciences
Office Hours: By appointment
Address: University of Alberta
3-40B Earth Sciences
Edmonton, AB
Canada T6G 2E3

Personal Website: https://soilbgc.wordpress.com

Dr Quideau is a participant in the Land Reclamation International Graduate School (LRIGS) program sponsored by NSERC CREATE.

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Publications

74. Macdonald, S.E., S.M. Landhäusser, J. Skousen, J. Franklin, J. Frouz, S. Hall, D.F. Jacobs, and S.A. Quideau. 2015.  Forest restoration following surface mining disturbance: challenges and solutions. New Forests (DOI 10.1007/s11056-015-9506-4).

73. Kubota, H., S.A. Quideau, P.J. Hucl, and D.M. Spaner. The effect of weeds on soil arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi and agronomic traits in spring wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) under organic management in Canada.  Canadian Journal of Plant Science 95: 615-627.

72. Das Gupta, S., M.D. Mackenzie, and S.A. Quideau. 2015. Using spatial ecology to examine above and belowground interactions on a reclaimed aspen stand in Northern Alberta. Geoderma 259-260: 12-22.

71. Soucémarianadin, L., S.A. Quideau, M.D. MacKenzie, A. Munson, J. Boiffin,  G.M. Bernard, and R.E. Wasylishen.  2015. Total and pyrogenic carbon stocks in black spruce forest floors from eastern Canada: a quantitative study. Organic Geochemistry 82:  1-11.

70. Swallow, M.J.B., and S.A. Quideau. 2015. A multi-SIR method for characterizing community level physiological profiles in organic forest soils with low bulk density. Soil Science Society of America Journal 79: 536-542.

69. Soucémarianadin, L., S.A. Quideau, R.E. Wasylishen, and A.D. Munson. 2015. Early season fires in boreal black spruce forests produce pyrogenic carbon with low intrinsic recalcitrance. Ecology 96: 1575-1585.

68. Kishchuk, B.E., E. Thiffault, M. Lorente, S.A. Quideau, T. Keddy, and D. Sidders. 2015. Decadal soil and stand response to fire, harvest, and salvage-logging disturbances in the western boreal mixedwood forest of Alberta (Canada). Canadian Journal of Forest Research 45: 141-152.

67. Beasse, M., S.A. Quideau, and S.-W. Oh. 2015.  Soil microbial communities identify organic amendments for use during oil sands reclamation. Ecological Engineering 75: 199-207.

66. Zaccone, C., S.A. Quideau and D. Sauer. 2014. Soils and palaeosols as archives of natural and anthropogenic environmental changes. European Journal of Soil Science 65: 403-405.

65. Preston, C.M., C.E. Norris, G.M. Bernard, D.W. Beilman, S.A. Quideau and R.E. Wasylishen. 2014. Carbon and nitrogen in the silt-size fraction and its HCl-hydrolysis residues from coarse-textured Canadian boreal forest soils.Canadian Journal of Soil Science 94: 157-168.

64. Soucémarianadin, L., S.A. Quideau, and M.D. MacKenzie. 2014. Pyrogenic carbon stocks and storage mechanisms in podzolic soils of fire-affected Quebec black spruce forests. Geoderma 217: 118-128.

63. Pinno, B., S.M. Landhäusser, M.D. MacKenzie, S.A. Quideau, and P.S. Chow. 2014. Nutrient uptake and growth of fireweed (Chamerion angustifolium) on oil sands reclamation soils. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 44: 1-7.

62. Kishchuk, B.E., S.A. Quideau, Y. Wang, and C.E. Prescott. 2014. Long-term soil response to variable-retention harvesting in the EMEND (Ecosystem Management Emulating Natural Disturbance) experiment, northwestern Alberta. Canadian Journal of Soil Science 94: 263-279.

61. Quideau,S.A.,  C.E. Norris, L. Soucémarianadin, and R. Wasylishen. 2013.  Forest Ecology and Soils. In “NMR Spectroscopy: A Versatile Tool for Environmental Research,” Simpson and Simpson, Eds., Encyclopedia of Magnetic Resonance eMagRes 2: 597–608. DOI 10.1002/9780470034590.emrstm1339

60. Diaz-Aguilar, I., and S.A. Quideau. 2013. Trophic ecology of mesostigmatan mites in harvested and control mixedwood boreal forests determined using 15N stable isotopes. Soil Biology and Biochemistry 67: 147-154.

59. Soucémarianadin, L., S.A. Quideau, M.D. MacKenzie, G.M. Bernard, and R.E. Wasylishen. 2013. Laboratory charring conditions affect black carbon properties: A case study from Quebec black spruce forests. Organic Geochemistry 62: 46-55.

58. Norris, C.E., J.A., Dungait, A. Joynes, and S.A. Quideau. 2013. Biomarkers of novel ecosystem development in boreal forest soils. Organic Geochemistry 64: 9-18.

57. Quideau, S.A., M.J.B. Swallow, C.E. Prescott, S.J. Grayston, and S.-W. Oh. 2013. Comparing soil biogeochemical processes in novel  and natural boreal forest ecosystems. Biogeosciences 10: 5651-5661.

56. Strukelj, M., S. Brais, S.A. Quideau, V.A. Angers, H. Kebli, P. Drapeau, and S.-W. Oh. 2013. Chemical transformations in downed logs and snags of mixed boreal species during decomposition. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 43: 785-798.

55. Hahn, A.S., and S.A. Quideau. 2013. Shifts in soil microbial community biomass and resource utilization along a Canadian glacier chronosequence. Canadian Journal of Soil Science 93: 305-318.

54. Norris, C.E., S.A. Quideau, and D.E.  Macey. 2013. Processing of 13C glucose in mineral soil from aspen, spruce, and novel ecosystems in the Athabasca Oil Sands Region. Applied Soil Ecology 71: 24-32.

53. Diaz-Aguilar, I., S.A. Quideau, H.C. Proctor, B.E. Kishchuk, and J.R. Spence. 2013. Influence of stand composition on predatory mite (Mesostigmata) assemblages from the forest floor in western Canadian boreal mixedwood forests. Forest Ecology and Management 309: 105-114.

52. Swallow, M.J.B., S.A. Quideau, and C.E. Norris. 2013. Ciliate dependent production of microbial anthranilic acid occurring within aspen litter. Soil Biology and Biochemistry 60: 113-121.

51. Swallow, M.J.B. and S.A. Quideau. 2013. Moisture effects on microbial communities in boreal forest floors are stand-dependent. Applied Soil Ecology 63: 120-126.

50. Quideau, S.A., S.D. Gupta, M.D. MacKenzie, and S. Landhäusser. 2013. Microbial response to fertilization in contrasting soil materials used during oil sands reclamation. Soil Science Society of America Journal 77: 145-154.

49. McIntosh, A.C.S., S.E. Macdonald, and S.A. Quideau. 2013. Linkages between the forest floor microbial community and resource heterogeneity within mature lodgepole pine forests. Soil Biology and Biochemistry 63: 61-72. 

48. Hahn, A.S., and S.A. Quideau. 2013. Long-term effects of organic amendments on the recovery of plant and soil microbial communities following disturbance in the Canadian boreal forest. Plant and Soil 363: 331-334.

47. Norris, C.E., S.A. Quideau, S.M. Landhäusser, G.M. Bernard, and R.E. Wasylishen. 2012. Tracking stable isotope enrichment in tree seedlings with solid-state NMR spectroscopy. Scientific Reports 2: 719 DOI:10.1038/srep00719

46. Strukelj, M., S. Brais, S.A. Quideau, and S.-W. Oh. 2012. Chemical transformations of deadwood and foliar litter of mixed boreal species during decomposition. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 42: 772-788. 

45. Nelson, A. G., A. Pswarayi, S.A. Quideau, B. Frick, and D. Spaner. 2012. Yield and weed suppression of crop mixtures in organic and conventional systems of the western Canadian prairie. Agronomy Journal 104:756-762. 

44. Leatherdale, J., D.S. Chanasyk, and S.A. Quideau. 2012. Soil water regimes of reclaimed upland slopes in the oil sands region of Alberta. Canadian Journal of Soil Science 92: 117-129. 

43. MacKenzie, M.D. and S. A. Quideau. 2012. Laboratory based nitrogen mineralization and biogeochemistry of two soils used in Oilsands reclamation. Canadian Journal of Soil Science 92: 131-142.

42. Pinno, B.D., S.M. Landhäusser, M.D. MacKenzie, S.A. Quideau, And P.S. Chow. 2012. Trembling aspen seedling establishment, growth, and response to fertilization on contrasting soils used in Oilsands reclamation. Canadian Journal of Soil Science 92: 143-151. 

41. Turcotte, I., and S.A. Quideau. 2012. Phenolic profiles in natural and reconstructed soils from the Oil sands region of Alberta. Canadian Journal of Soil Science 92: 153-164.

40. Nelson, A.G., S. A. Quideau, B. Frick, D. Niziol, J. Clapperton and D. Spaner. 2011. Spring wheat genotypes differentially alter soil microbial communities and wheat breadmaking quality in organic and conventional systems. Canadian Journal of Plant Science 91: 485-495.

39. Sorenson, P.T., S.A. Quideau, M.D. MacKenzie, S. Landhäusser, and S.W. Oh. 2011. Forest floor development and biochemical properties in reconstructed boreal forest soils. Applied Soil Ecology 49: 139-147.

38. Nelson, A.G., S.A. Quideau, B. Frick, P.J. Hucl, D. Thavarajah, M.J. Clapperton, and D.M. Spaner. 2011. The soil microbial community and grain micronutrient concentration of historical and modern hard red spring wheat cultivars grown organically and conventionally in the Black soil zone of the Canadian prairies. Sustainability 3: 500-517.

37. Enloe, H.A., S.A. Quideau, R.C. Graham, S.-W. Oh, S.C. Sillett, and R.E. Wasylishen. 2010. Soil organic matter processes in old-growth redwood forest canopies. Soil Science Society of America Journal 74: 161-171.

36. Card, S.M. and S.A. Quideau. 2010. Microbial community structure in restored riparian soils of the Canadian prairie pothole region. Soil Biology and Biochemistry 42: 1463-1471.

35. Card, S.M., S.A. Quideau, and S.-W. Oh. 2010. Carbon characteristics in restored and reference riparian soils. Soil Science Society of America Journal 74: 1834-1843.

34. Cobb, T.P., K.D. Hannam, B.E. Kishchuk, D. W. Langor, S.A. Quideau, and J.R. Spence. 2010. Wood-feeding beetles and soil nutrient cycling in burned forests: implications of post-fire salvage logging.  Agricultural and Forest Entomology 12: 9-18.

33. Dimitriu, P.A., C.E. Prescott, S.A. Quideau, and S.J. Grayston. 2010. Impact of reclamation of surface-mined boreal forest soils on microbial community composition and function. Soil Biology and Biochemistry 42: 2289-2297.

32. MacKenzie, D.M. and S.A. Quideau. 2010. Microbial community structure and nutrient availability in oilsands reclaimed boreal soils. Applied Soil Ecology 44: 32–41.

31. Hemstock, S.S., S.A. Quideau, and D.S.  Chanasyk. 2010.  Nitrogen availability from peat amendments used in boreal oil sands reclamation. Canadian Journal of Soil Science 90: 165-175.

30. Norris, C., S.A. Quideau, J.S. Bhatti, and R.E. Wasylishen. 2010. Soil carbon stabilization in jack pine stands along the Boreal Forest Transect Case Study. Global Change Biology 17: 480-494.

29. Norris, C.E., S.A. Quideau, J.S. Bhatti, R.E. Wasyslishen, and M.D. MacKenzie. 2009. Influence of fire and harvest on soil organic carbon in jack pine sites. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 39: 642-654.

28. Rowland, S.M., C.E. Prescott, S.J. Grayston, S.A. Quideau, and G.E. Bradfield. 2009. Recreating a functional forest soil in reclaimed oilsands in northern Alberta: An approach for measuring success in ecological restoration. Journal of Environmental Quality 38: 1580-1590.

27. Singh, S., B.D. Amiro, and S.A. Quideau. 2008. Effects of forest floor organic layer and root biomass on soil respiration following boreal forest fire. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 38: 647-655.

26. Swallow, M., S.A. Quideau, M.D. MacKenzie, and B. E. Kishchuk. 2009. Microbial community structure and function: The effect of silvicultural burning and topographic variability in northern Alberta. Soil Biology and Biochemistry 41: 770-777.

25. Turcotte, I., S.A. Quideau, and S.-W. Oh. 2009. Organic matter quality in reclaimed boreal forest soils following oilsands mining. Organic Geochemistry 40: 510-519.

24.Thiffault, E., K.D. Hannam, S.A. Quideau, D. Paré, N. Bélanger, S.-W. Oh, and A.D. Munson. 2008. Chemical composition of forest floor and consequences for nutrient availability after wildfire and harvesting in the boreal forest. Plant Soil 308: 37-53.

23. MacKenzie, M.D., E.J.B. McIntire, S.A. Quideau, and R.C. Graham. 2008. Charcoal distribution affects carbon and nitrogen contents in forest soils of California. Soil Science Society of America Journal 72: 1774-1785.

22. Hannam, K. D., S. A. Quideau, and B. E. Kishchuk. 2007. The microbial communities of aspen and spruce forest floors are resistant to changes in litter inputs and microclimate. Applied Soil Ecology 35(2): 635-647.

21. McMillan, R., S.A. Quideau, M.D. MacKenzie, and O.V. Birjukova. 2007. Nitrogen mineralization and microbial biomass in reclaimed boreal forest soils. Journal of Environmental Quality 36: 1470-1478.

20. Birjukova, O.V., P.M. Fedorak, and S.A. Quideau. 2007. Biodegradation of naphthenic acids by rhizosphere microorganisms. Chemosphere 67(10): 2058-2064.

19. Hannam, K. D., S. A. Quideau, and B. E. Kishchuk. 2006. Forest floor microbial communities in relation to stand composition and timber harvesting in northern Alberta. Soil Biology and Biochemistry 38: 2565-2575.

18. Gaudinski, J.B., T.E. Dawson, S.A. Quideau, A.G. Schuur, J.S. Roden, S.E. Trumbore, D.R. Sandquist, S.-W. Oh and R.E. Wasylishen. 2005. A comparative analysis of cellulose preparation techniques for use with 13C, 14C and 18O isotopic measurements. Analytical Chemistry 77: 7212-7224.

17. Redding, T.E., K.D. Hannam, S.A. Quideau, and K.D. Devito. 2005. Particle density of aspen, spruce and pine forest floors in Alberta, Canada. Soil Science Society of America Journal 69: 1503-1506.

16. Hannam, K.D., S. A. Quideau, B. E. Kishchuk, S.-W. Oh, and R. E. Wasylishen. 2005. Forest floor quality declines following clearcutting in trembling aspen- and white spruce-dominated stands of the boreal mixedwood forest. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 35: 2457-2458.

15. Quideau, S.A., R.C. Graham, S-W. Oh, P.F. Hendrix, and R.E. Wasylishen. 2005. Leaf litter decomposition in a chaparral ecosystem, southern California. Soil Biology and Biochemistry 37: 1988-1998.

14. Johnson-Maynard, J.L, R.C. Graham, P.J. Shouse, and S.A. Quideau. 2005. Base cation and silicon biogeochemistry under pine and scrub oak monocultures: Implications for weathering rates. Geoderma 126: 353-365.

13. Hannam, K.D., S.A. Quideau, S-W. Oh, B.E. Kishchuk, and R.E. Wasylishen. 2004.  Forest floor composition in aspen- and spruce-dominated stands of the boreal mixedwood forest. Soil Science Society of America Journal 68: 1735-1743.

12. Johnson-Maynard, J.L., P.J. Shouse, R.C. Graham, P. Castiglione, and S.A. Quideau. 2004. Microclimate and pedogenic implications in a 50-year-old chaparral and pine biosequence. Soil Science Society of America Journal 68: 876-884.

11. Quideau, S.A., R.C. Graham, X. Feng, and O.A. Chadwick. 2003. Natural isotopic distribution in soil surface horizons differentiated by vegetation. Soil Science Society of America Journal 67: 1544-1550.

10. Quideau, S.A., O.A. Chadwick, A. Benesi, R.C. Graham, and M.A. Anderson. 2001. A direct link between vegetation type and soil organic matter composition. Geoderma 104: 41-60.

9. Peterson, A.C., P.F. Hendrix, C. Haydu, R.C. Graham, and S.A. Quideau. 2001. Single-shrub influence on earthworms and soil macroarthropods in the southern California chaparral. Pedobiologia 45 (6): 509-522.

8. Quideau, S.A., O.A. Chadwick, S. Trumbore, J.L. Johnson-Maynard, R.C. Graham, and M.A. Anderson. 2001. Vegetation control on soil organic matter dynamics. Organic Geochemistry 32: 247-252

7. Quideau, S.A., M.A. Anderson, R.C. Graham, O.A. Chadwick, and S. Trumbore. 2000. Soil organic matter processes: characterization by 13C NMR and 14C measurements. Forest Ecology and Management 138: 19-27.

6. Quideau, S.A., R.C. Graham, O.A. Chadwick, and H.B. Wood. 1999. Biogeochemical cycling of calcium and magnesium by ceanothus and chamise. Soil Science Society of America Journal 63: 1880-1888.

5. Feng, X., J.C. Peterson, S. A. Quideau, R.A. Virginia, R.C. Graham, L.J. Sonder, and O.A. Chadwick. 1999. Distribution, accumulation, and fluxes of soil carbon in four monoculture lysimeters at the San Dimas Experimental Forest, CA. Geochimica Cosmochimica Acta 63: 1319-1333.

4. Quideau, S.A., R.C. Graham, O.A. Chadwick, and H.B. Wood. 1998. Organic carbon sequestration under chaparral and pine after four decades of soil development. Geoderma  83: 227-242.

3. Quideau, S.A., and J.G. Bockheim. 1997. Biogeochemical cycling following planting to red pine on a sandy prairie soil. Journal of Environmental Quality 26: 1167-1175.

2. Quideau, S.A., O.A. Chadwick, R.C. Graham, and H.B. Wood. 1996. Base cation biogeochemistry and weathering under oak and pine: A controlled long-term experiment. Biogeochemistry 35: 377-398.

1. Quideau, S.A., and J.G. Bockheim. 1996. Vegetation and cropping effects on pedogenic processes in a sandy prairie soil. Soil Science Society of America Journal 60: 536-545.