Geneviève Bordeleau

Areas of expertise

Geochronology , Contaminant transport and degradation , Groundwater quality , Hydrogeology , In-situ remediation methods , Natural attenuation

  • INRS Professor

Eau Terre Environnement Research Centre

490, rue de la Couronne
Quebec City, Quebec  G1K 9A9
Canada

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Team

Élise Colleau

Maîtrise en sciences de la Terre (codirectrice)

Charis Wong

Doctorat en sciences de la Terre (codirectrice)

The work of professor Bordeleau revolves around groundwater geochemistry, with a strong focus on isotopic geochemistry. Whether it is used to understand regional-scale groundwater flow, to track contaminants in groundwater and surface water, or to help in developing remediation methods, isotopic geochemistry allows providing concrete answers to complex environmental problems. Professor Bordeleau uses her expertise to characterize groundwater and drinking water quality in both pristine and disturbed environments, striving towards better protection of this precious resource.

Publications

Ladevèze, Pierre; Rivard, Christine; Lavoie, Denis; Séjourné, Stéphan; Lefebvre, René et Bordeleau, Geneviève (2019). Fault and natural fracture control on upward fluid migration: insights from a shale gas play in the St. Lawrence Platform, CanadaHydrogeol. J., 27 (1) : 121-143.
DOI : 10.1007/s10040-018-1856-5

Rivard, Christine; Bordeleau, Geneviève; Lavoie, Denis; Lefebvre, René; Ladevèze, Pierre; Duchesne, Mathieu J.; Séjourné, Stéphan; Crow, Heather; Pinet, Nicolas; Brake, Virgina; Bouchedda, Abderrezak; Gloaguen, Erwan; Ahad, Jason M. E.; Malet, Xavier; Aznar, Jean-Christophe et Malo, Michel (2019). Assessing potential impacts of shale gas development on shallow aquifers through upward fluid migration: A multi-disciplinary approach applied to the Utica Shale in eastern CanadaMar. Petrol. Geol., 100 (Février) : 466-483.
DOI : 10.1016/j.marpetgeo.2018.11.004

Bordeleau, Geneviève; Rivard, Christine; Lavoie, Denis; Lefebvre, René; Ahad, Jason M. E.; Xu, Xiaomei et Mort, Andy (2018). A multi-isotope approach to determine the origin of methane and higher alkanes in groundwater of the St. Lawrence Platform, Saint-Édouard area, eastern Canada. Environ. Geosci., 25 (3) : 75-100.
DOI : 10.1306/eg.04121817020

Bordeleau, Geneviève; Rivard, Christine; Lavoie, Denis; Lefebvre, René; Malet, Xavier et Ladevèze, Pierre (2018). Geochemistry of groundwater in the Saint-Édouard area, Québec, Canada, and its influence on the distribution of methane in shallow aquifersAppl. Geochem., 89 (Février) : 92-108.
DOI : 10.1016/j.apgeochem.2017.11.012

Rivard, Christine; Bordeleau, Geneviève; Lavoie, Denis; Lefebvre, René et Malet, Xavier (2018). Can groundwater sampling techniques used in monitoring wells influence methane concentrations and isotopes?Environ. Monit. Assess., 190 (Avril) : Art. 191.
DOI : 10.1007/s10661-018-6532-7

Rivard, Christine; Bordeleau, Geneviève; Lavoie, Denis; Lefebvre, René et Malet, Xavier (2018). Temporal variations of methane concentration and isotopic composition in groundwater of the St. Lawrence Lowlands, eastern CanadaHydrogeol. J., 26 (2) : 533-551.
DOI : 10.1007/s10040-017-1677-y

Ladevèze, P., Rivard, C., Lefebvre, R., Lavoie, D., Parent, M., Malet, X., Bordeleau, G. et Gosselin, J. S., (Eds). (2016) Travaux de caractérisation hydrogéologique dans la plateforme sédimentaire du Saint-Laurent, région de Saint-Édouard-de-Lotbinière, Québec. 112 pp. Ressources naturelles Canada / Natural Resources Canada.

Lavoie, Denis; Pinet, Nicolas; Bordeleau, Geneviève; Ardakani, Omid H.; Ladevèze, Pierre; Duchesne, Mathieu J.; Rivard, Christine; Mort, Andy; Brake, Virgina; Sanei, Hamed et Malet, Xavier (2016). The Upper Ordovician black shales of southern Quebec (Canada) and their significance for naturally occurring hydrocarbons in shallow groundwaterInt. J. Coal Geol., 158 (Mars) : 44-64.
DOI : 10.1016/j.coal.2016.02.008

Bordeleau, G.; Martel, R.; Bamba, A. N.; Blais, J. F.; Ampleman, G. et Thiboutot, S. (2014). Nitroglycerin degradation mediated by soil organic carbon under aerobic conditionsJ. Contam. Hydrol., 166 (Octobre) : 52-63.
DOI : 10.1016/j.jconhyd.2014.06.012

Bordeleau, G.; Martel, R.; Drouin, M.; Ampleman, G. et Thiboutot, S. (2014). Biodegradation of nitroglycerin from propellant residues on military training rangesJ. Environ. Qual., 43 (2) : 441-449.
DOI : 10.2134/jeq2013.06.0241

Torrentò, C., Aud¡-Mirò, C., Bordeleau, G., Marchesi, M., Rosell, M., Otero, N. et Soler, A. (2014). The use of alkaline hydrolysis as a novel strategy for chloroform remediation: The feasibility of using construction wastes and evaluation of carbon isotopic fractionationEnviron. Sci. Technol., 48 (3) : 1869-1877.
DOI : 10.1021/es403838t