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Charles Gobeil

Professeur INRS

Areas of expertise


  • Adjunct Professor

Eau Terre Environnement Research Centre

490 de la Couronne Street
Québec City, Quebec  G1K 9A9

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Clayer, François; Gélinas, Yves; Tessier, André & Gobeil, Charles (2020). Mineralization of organic matter in boreal lake sediments: Rates, pathways and nature of the fermenting substrates. Biogeosciences, 17 (8): 4571-4589.

Clayer, François; Moritz, Anja; Gélinas, Yves; Tessier, André & Gobeil, Charles (2018). Modeling the carbon isotope signatures of methane and dissolved inorganic carbon to unravel mineralization pathways in boreal lake sedimentsGeochim. Cosmochim. Acta, 229 : 36-52.

DOI: 10.1016/j.gca.2018.02.012

Kuzyk, Zou Zou A.; Gobeil, Charles; Goni, Miguel A. & Macdonald, Robie W. (2017). Early diagenesis and trace element accumulation in North American Arctic margin sedimentsGeochim. Cosmochim. Acta, 203 (Avril): 175-200.
DOI: 10.1016/j.gca.2016.12.015

Clayer, François; Gobeil, Charles & Tessier, André (2016). Rates and pathways of sedimentary organic matter mineralization in two basins of a boreal lake: Emphasis on methanogenesis and methanotrophyLimnol. Oceanogr., 61 (S1): S131-S149.
DOI: 10.1002/lno.10323

Couture, Raoul-Marie; Fisher, Rachele; Van Cappellen, Philippe & Gobeil, Charles (2016). Non-steady state diagenesis of organic and inorganic sulfur in lake sedimentsGeochim. Cosmochim. Acta, 194: 15-33.
DOI: 10.1016/j.gca.2016.08.029

Jautzy, J. J.; Ahad, J. M. E.; Gobeil, C.; Smirnoff, A.; Barst, B. D. & Savard, M. M. (2015). Isotopic evidence for oil sands petroleum coke in the Peace-Athabasca deltaEnviron. Sci. Technol., 49 (20): 12062-12070.
DOI: 10.1021/acs.est.5b03232

Jautzy, J. J.; Ahad, J. M. E.; Hall, R. I.; Wiklund, J. A.; Wolff, B. B.; Gobeil, C. & Savard, M. M. (2015). Source apportionment of background PAHs in the Peace-Athabasca Delta (Alberta, Canada) using molecular level radiocarbon analysisEnviron. Sci. Technol., 49 (15): 9056-9063.
DOI: 10.1021/acs.est.5b01490

Ahad, J. M. E.; Gammon, P. R.; Gobeil, C.; Jautzy, J.; Krupa, S.; Savard, M. M. & Studabaker, W. B. (2014). Evaporative emissions from tailings ponds are not likely an important source of airborne PAHs in the Athabasca oil sands regionP. Natl Acad. Sci. USA, 111 (24): E2439.
DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1403515111

Cossa, D.; Garnier, C.; Buscail, R.; Elbaz-Poulichet, F.; Mikac, N.; Patel-Sorrentino, N.; Tessier, E.; Rigaud, S.; Lenoble, V. & Gobeil, C. (2014). A Michaelis-Menten type equation for describing methylmercury dependence on inorganic mercury in aquatic sedimentsBiogeochemistry, 119 (1): 35-43.
DOI: 10.1007/s10533-013-9924-3

Tessier, A., Gobeil, C. & Laforte, L. (2014). Reaction rates, depositional history and sources of indium in sediments from Appalachian and Canadian Shield lakesGeochim. Cosmochim. Acta, 137 (Juillet): 48-63.
DOI: 10.1016/j.gca.2014.03.042

Gobeil, C.; Tessier, A. & Couture, R. M. (2013). Upper Mississippi Pb as a mid-1800s chronostratigraphic marker in sediments from seasonally anoxic lakes in Eastern CanadaGeochim. Cosmochim. Acta, 113: 125-135.
DOI: 10.1016/j.gca.2013.02.023

Goni MA, O’Connor AE, Kuzyk ZZ, Yunker MB, Gobeil C & McDonald RW (2013). Distribution and sources of organic matter in surface marine sediments across the North American Arctic margin. J. Geophys. Res. – Oceans, 118 (9): 4017-4035.
DOI: 10.1002/jgrc.20286

Jautzy, J.; Ahad, J. M. E.; Gobeil, C. & Savard, M. M. (2013). Century-long source apportionment of PAHs in Athabasca oil sands region lakes using diagnostic ratios and compound-specific carbon isotope signaturesEnviron. Sci. Technol., 47 (12): 6155-6163.
DOI: 10.1021/es400642e

Kuzyk, A. Z. Z.; Gobeil, C. & Macdonald, R. W. (2013). 210Pb and 137Cs in margin sediments of the Arctic Ocean: Controls on boundary scavengingGlobal Biogeochem. Cycles, 27 (2): 422-439.
DOI: 10.1002/gbc.20041

Feyte, S.; Gobeil, C.; Tessier, A. & Cossa, D. (2012). Mercury dynamics in lake sedimentsGeochim. Cosmochim. Acta, 82: 92-112.
DOI: 10.1016/j.gca.2011.02.007

Macdonald, R. W. & Gobeil, C. (2012). Manganese sources and sinks in the Arctic Ocean with reference to periodic enrichments in basin sedimentsAquat. Geochem., 18 (6): 565-591.
DOI: 10.1007/s10498-011-9149-9