Peter Leavitt

    Peter Leavitt

    Professor

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    Scopus Citations 226

    1. 2019
    2. Published

      Taxon-specific variation in δ 13 C and δ 15 N of subfossil invertebrate remains: Insights into historical trophodynamics in lake food-webs

      Anas, M. U. M., Simpson, G. L., Leavitt, P. R., Cumming, B. F., Laird, K. R., Scott, K. A., Das, B., Wolfe, J. D., Hesjedal, B., Mushet, G. R., Walker, A., Meegahage, B. J. & Wissel, B., 01 Jul 2019, In : Ecological Indicators. 102, p. 834-847

      Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    3. Early online date

      Widespread nitrous oxide undersaturation in farm waterbodies creates an unexpected greenhouse gas sink

      Webb, J., Hayes, N. M., Simpson, G. L., Leavitt, P., Baulch, H. & Finlay, K., 29 Apr 2019, In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

      Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    4. Published

      Hydrological fluctuations modulate phototrophic responses to nutrient fertilization in a large and shallow lake of Southwest China

      Hu, K., Chen, G., Gregory-Eaves, I., Huang, L., Chen, X., Liu, Y. & Leavitt, P. R., Apr 2019, In : Aquatic Sciences. 81, 2, 17 p., 37., 37

      Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    5. Published

      Global patterns and drivers of ecosystem functioning in rivers and riparian zones

      Tiegs, S. D., Costello, D. M., Isken, M. W., Woodward, G., McIntyre, P. B., Gessner, M. O., Chauvet, E., Griffiths, N. A., Flecker, A. S., Acuña, V., Albariño, R., Allen, D. C., Alonso, C., Andino, P., Arango, C., Aroviita, J., Barbosa, M. V. M., Barmuta, L. A., Baxter, C. V., Bell, T. D. C. & 132 othersBellinger, B., Boyero, L., Brown, L. E., Bruder, A., Bruesewitz, D. A., Burdon, F. J., Callisto, M., Canhoto, C., Capps, K. A., Castillo, M. M., Clapcott, J., Colas, F., Colón-Gaud, C., Cornut, J., Crespo-Pérez, V., Cross, W. F., Culp, J. M., Danger, M., Dangles, O., de Eyto, E., Derry, A. M., Villanueva, V. D., Douglas, M. M., Elosegi, A., Encalada, A. C., Entrekin, S., Espinosa, R., Ethaiya, D., Ferreira, V., Ferriol, C., Flanagan, K. M., Fleituch, T., Follstad Shah, J. J., Frainer Barbosa, A., Friberg, N., Frost, P. C., Garcia, E. A., García Lago, L., García Soto, P. E., Ghate, S., Giling, D. P., Gilmer, A., Gonçalves, J. F., Gonzales, R. K., Graça, M. A. S., Grace, M., Grossart, H-P., Guérold, F., Gulis, V., Hepp, L. U., Higgins, S., Hishi, T., Huddart, J., Hudson, J., Imberger, S., Iñiguez-Armijos, C., Iwata, T., Janetski, D. J., Jennings, E., Kirkwood, A. E., Koning, A. A., Kosten, S., Kuehn, K. A., Laudon, H., Leavitt, P. R., Lemes da Silva, A. L., Leroux, S. J., LeRoy, C. J., Lisi, P. J., MacKenzie, R., Marcarelli, A. M., Masese, F. O., McKie, B. G., Oliveira Medeiros, A., Meissner, K., Miliša, M., Mishra, S., Miyake, Y., Moerke, A., Mombrikotb, S., Mooney, R., Moulton, T., Muotka, T., Negishi, J. N., Neres-Lima, V., Nieminen, M. L., Nimptsch, J., Ondruch, J., Paavola, R., Pardo, I., Patrick, C. J., Peeters, E. T. H. M., Pozo, J., Pringle, C., Prussian, A., Quenta, E., Quesada, A., Reid, B., Richardson, J. S., Rigosi, A., Rincón, J., Rîşnoveanu, G., Robinson, C. T., Rodríguez-Gallego, L., Royer, T. V., Rusak, J. A., Santamans, A. C., Selmeczy, G. B., Simiyu, G., Skuja, A., Smykla, J., Sridhar, K. R., Sponseller, R., Stoler, A., Swan, C. M., Szlag, D., Teixeira-de Mello, F., Tonkin, J. D., Uusheimo, S., Veach, A. M., Vilbaste, S., Vought, L. B. M., Wang, C-P., Webster, J. R., Wilson, P. B., Woelfl, S., Xenopoulos, M. A., Yates, A. G., Yoshimura, C., Yule, C. M., Zhang, Y. X. & Zwart, J. A., 09 Jan 2019, In : Science Advances. 5, 1, p. eaav0486

      Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    6. Published

      Seasonality of pCO2 in a hard-water lake of the northern Great Plains: The legacy effects of climate and limnological conditions over 36 years

      Finlay, K., Vogt, R. J., Simpson, G. L. & Leavitt, P. R., 01 Jan 2019, In : Limnology and Oceanography. 64, p. S118-S129

      Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    7. 2018
    8. Published

      Differential stimulation and suppression of phytoplankton growth by ammonium enrichment in eutrophic hardwater lakes over 16 years

      Swarbrick, V. J., Simpson, G. L., Glibert, P. M. & Leavitt, P., 07 Dec 2018, In : Limnology and Oceanography.

      Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    9. Published

      Spatial and temporal variation in nitrogen fixation and its importance to phytoplankton in phosphorus-rich lakes

      Hayes, N. M., Patoine, A., Haig, H. A., Simpson, G. L., Swarbrick, V. J., Wiik, E. & Leavitt, P. R., 27 Nov 2018, In : Freshwater Biology. p. 1-15

      Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    10. Published

      Novel alkenone-producing strains of genus Isochrysis (Haptophyta) isolated from Canadian saline lakes show temperature sensitivity of alkenones and alkenoates

      Araie, H., Nakamura, H., Toney, J. L., Haig, H. A., Plancq, J., Shiratori, T., Leavitt, P. R., Seki, O., Ishida, K. I., Sawada, K., Suzuki, I. & Shiraiwa, Y., Jul 2018, In : Organic Geochemistry. 121, p. 89-103 15 p.

      Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    11. Published

      Paleolimnological proxies reveal continued eutrophication issues in the St. Lawrence River Area of Concern

      Moir, K. E., Hickey, M. B. C., Leavitt, P. R., Ridal, J. J. & Cumming, B. F., Jun 2018, In : Journal of Great Lakes Research. 44, 3, p. 357-366 10 p.

      Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    12. Early online date

      Generalized Additive Models of Climatic and Metabolic Controls of Subannual Variation in pCO2 in Productive Hardwater Lakes

      Wiik, E., Haig, H. A., Finlay, K., Simpson, G. L., Vogt, R. J. & Leavitt, P. R., 19 May 2018, In : Journal of Geophysical Research: Biogeosciences. 20 p.

      Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    13. Early online date

      Regional versus local drivers of water quality in the Windermere catchment, Lake District, United Kingdom: The dominant influence of wastewater pollution over the past 200 years

      Moorhouse, H. L., McGowan, S., Taranu, Z. E., Gregory-Eaves, I., Leavitt, P. R., Jones, M. D., Barker, P. & Brayshaw, S. A., 10 May 2018, In : Global Change Biology. 14 p.

      Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    14. Published

      Assessing environmental controls on the distribution of long-chain alkenones in the Canadian Prairies

      Plancq, J., Cavazzin, B., Juggins, S., Haig, H. A., Leavitt, P. R. & Toney, J. L., Mar 2018, In : Organic Geochemistry. 117, p. 43-55 13 p.

      Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    15. Published

      In lakes but not in minds: stakeholder knowledge of invasive species in prairie lakes

      Nanayakkara, L., Jurdi-Hage, R., Leavitt, P. R. & Wissel, B., Mar 2018, In : Biological Invasions. 20, 3, p. 633-652 20 p.

      Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    16. Published
    17. 2017
    18. Published

      Effects of experimental nitrogen fertilization on planktonic metabolism and CO2 flux in a hypereutrophic hardwater lake

      Bogard, M. J., Finlay, K., Waiser, M. J., Tumber, V. P., Donald, D. B., Wiik, E., Simpson, G. L., Del Giorgio, P. A. & Leavitt, P. R., 12 Dec 2017, In : PLoS ONE. 12, 12, 19 p., e0188652., e0188652

      Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    19. Regional climate changes drive increased scaled-chrysophyte abundance in lakes downwind of Athabasca Oil Sands nitrogen emissions

      Mushet, G. R., Laird, K. R., Das, B., Hesjedal, B., Leavitt, P. R., Scott, K. A., Simpson, G. L., Wissel, B., Wolfe, J. D. & Cumming, B. F., Oct 2017, In : Journal of Paleolimnology. 58, 3, p. 419-435 17 p.

      Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    20. Synthesis centers as critical research infrastructure

      Baron, J. S., Specht, A., Garnier, E., Bishop, P., Campbell, C. A., Davis, F. W., Fady, B., Field, D., Gross, L. J., Guru, S. M., Halpern, B. S., Hampton, S. E., Leavitt, P. R., Meagher, T. R., Ometto, J., Parker, J. N., Price, R., Rawson, C. H., Rodrigo, A., Sheble, L. A. & 1 othersWinter, M., 01 Aug 2017, In : BioScience. 67, 8, p. 750-759 10 p.

      Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    21. Published

      Daphniid zooplankton assemblage shifts in response to eutrophication and metal contamination during the Anthropocene

      Rogalski, M. A., Leavitt, P. R. & Skelly, D. K., 26 Jul 2017, In : Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences. 284, 1859, 10 p., 20170865., 20170865

      Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    22. Published

      Paleolimnological assessment of nutrient enrichment on diatom assemblages in a priori defined nitrogen- and phosphorus-limited lakes downwind of the Athabasca Oil Sands, Canada

      Laird, K. R., Das, B., Hesjedal, B., Leavitt, P. R., Mushet, G. R., Scott, K. A., Simpson, G. L., Wissel, B., Wolfe, J. & Cumming, B. F., 14 Apr 2017, In : Journal of Limnology. 76, 3, p. 488-502 15 p.

      Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    23. Biomass and Pigments of Benthic Algae

      Steinman, A. D., Lamberti, G. A., Leavitt, P. R. & Uzarski, D. G., 20 Feb 2017, Ecosystem Structure: Third Edition. Elsevier Inc., Vol. 1. p. 223-241

      Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

    24. Published

      Historical phosphorus dynamics in Lake of the Woods (USA–Canada) — does legacy phosphorus still affect the southern basin?

      Edlund, M. B., Schottler, S. P., Reavie, E. D., Engstrom, D. R., Baratono, N. G., Leavitt, P. R., Heathcote, A. J., Wilson, B. & Paterson, A. M., 2017, In : Lake and Reservoir Management. 33, 4, p. 386-402 17 p.

      Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    25. Paleolimnology of the Lake of the Woods southern basin: continued water quality degradation despite lower nutrient influx

      Reavie, E. D., Edlund, M. B., Andresen, N. A., Engstrom, D. R., Leavitt, P. R., Schottler, S. & Cai, M., 2017, In : Lake and Reservoir Management. 33, 4, p. 369-385 17 p.

      Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    26. 2016
    27. Consequences of Fish Kills for Long-Term Trophic Structure in Shallow Lakes Implications for Theory and Restoration

      Sayer, C. D., Davidson, T. A., Rawcliffe, R., Langdon, P. G., Leavitt, P. R., Cockerton, G., Rose, N. L. & Croft, T., 01 Nov 2016, In : Ecosystems. 19, 7, p. 1289-1309

      Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    28. Published

      Increased variability and sudden ecosystem state change in Lake Winnipeg, Canada, caused by 20th century agriculture

      Bunting, L., Leavitt, P. R., Simpson, G. L., Wissel, B., Laird, K. R., Cumming, B. F., St. Amand, A. & Engstrom, D. R., 01 Nov 2016, In : Limnology and Oceanography. 61, 6, p. 2090-2107 18 p.

      Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    29. Bias in Research Grant Evaluation Has Dire Consequences for Small Universities

      Murray, D. L., Morris, D., Lavoie, C., Leavitt, P. R., MacIsaac, H., Masson, M. E. J. & Villard, M-A., 03 Jun 2016, In : PLoS ONE. 11, 6, 19 p., e0155876., e0155876

      Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    30. Published

      Recording of climate and diagenesis through sedimentary DNA and fossil pigments at Laguna Potrok Aike, Argentina

      PASADO Science Team, 27 Apr 2016, In : Biogeosciences. 13, 8, p. 2475-2492 18 p.

      Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    31. Published

      Impacts of forestry planting on primary production in upland lakes from north-west Ireland

      Stevenson, M. A., Mcgowan, S., Anderson, N. J., Foy, R. H., Leavitt, P. R., Mcelarney, Y. R., Engstrom, D. R. & Pla-Rabés, S., 01 Apr 2016, In : Global Change Biology. 22, 4, p. 1490-1504

      Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    32. Identifying consumer-resource population dynamics using paleoecological data

      Einarsson, Á., Hauptfleisch, U., Leavitt, P. R. & Ives, A. R., 07 Mar 2016, In : Ecology. 97, 2, p. 361-371 11 p.

      Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    33. Pluses and minuses of ammonium and nitrate uptake and assimilation by phytoplankton and implications for productivity and community composition, with emphasis on nitrogen-enriched conditions

      Glibert, P. M., Wilkerson, F. P., Dugdale, R. C., Raven, J. A., Dupont, C. L., Leavitt, P. R., Parker, A. E., Burkholder, J. M. & Kana, T. M., 12 Jan 2016, In : Limnology and Oceanography. 61, 1, p. 165-197

      Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    34. 2015
    35. Published

      Enhanced algal abundance in northwest Ontario (Canada) lakes during the warmer early-to mid-Holocene period

      Karmakar, M., Leavitt, P. R. & Cumming, B. F., 01 Sep 2015, In : Quaternary Science Reviews. 123, p. 168-179

      Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    36. Published

      Spatiotemporal responses of algal, fungal, and bacterial biofilm communities in Atlantic rivers receiving marine-derived nutrient inputs

      Samways, K. M., Quiñones-Rivera, Z. J., Leavitt, P. R. & Cunjak, R. A., 01 Sep 2015, In : Freshwater Science. 34, 3, p. 881-896

      Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    37. Asynchronous onset of eutrophication among shallow prairie lakes of the Northern Great Plains, Alberta, Canada

      Maheaux, H., Leavitt, P. R. & Jackson, L. J., 27 Aug 2015, In : Global Change Biology. 22, 1, p. 271-283

      Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    38. Announcing the Victoria J. Bertics memorial award for aquatic science

      Leavitt, P., 01 Aug 2015, In : Limnology and Oceanography Bulletin. 24, 3, p. 91-92 2 p.

      Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

    39. Published

      Acceleration of cyanobacterial dominance in north temperate-subarctic lakes during the Anthropocene

      Taranu, Z. E., Gregory-Eaves, I., Leavitt, P. R., Bunting, L., Buchaca, T., Catalan, J., Domaizon, I., Guilizzoni, P., Lami, A., McGowan, S., Moorhouse, H., Morabito, G., Pick, F. R., Stevenson, M. A., Thompson, P. L. & Vinebrooke, R. D., Apr 2015, In : Ecology Letters. 18, 4, p. 375-84 10 p.

      Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    40. Published

      Resilience and recovery: The effect of triclosan exposure timing during development, on the structure and function of river biofilm communities

      Lawrence, J. R., Topp, E., Waiser, M. J., Tumber, V., Roy, J., Swerhone, G. D. W., Leavitt, P., Paule, A. & Korber, D. R., Apr 2015, In : Aquatic Toxicology. 161, p. 253-266

      Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    41. Published

      Decrease in CO2 efflux from northern hardwater lakes with increasing atmospheric warming

      Finlay, K., Vogt, R. J., Bogard, M. J., Wissel, B., Tutolo, B. M., Simpson, G. L. & Leavitt, P. R., 12 Mar 2015, In : Nature. 519, p. 215-218

      Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    42. Published

      Ecological changes in two contrasting lakes associated with human activity and dust transport in western Wyoming

      Brahney, J., Ballantyne, A. P., Kociolek, P., Leavitt, P. R., Farmer, G. L. & Neff, J. C., 06 Mar 2015, In : Limnology and Oceanography. 60, 2, p. 678-695

      Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    43. Published

      A paleolimnological investigation of phytoplankton trends in a narrow rivervalley reservoir (PL)

      Tse, T., Doig, L., Quinones-Rivera, Z., Leavitt, P., Codling, G., Lucas, B., Liber, K., Giesy, J., Wheater, H. & Jones, P., 2015, In : Canadian Technical Report of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences.

      Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    44. Published

      Convergent polymorphism between stream and lake habitats: the case of brook char

      Samways, K. M., Leavitt, P. R., Magnan, P., Rodríguez, M. A. & Peres-Neto, P. R., 2015, In : Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences. 72, 9, p. 1406-1414

      Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    45. Published

      Hydrologic, metabolic and chemical regulation of water-column metabolism and atmospheric CO2 exchange in a large continental reservoir during spring and summer

      Quiñones-Rivera, Z. J., Finlay, K., Vogt, R. J., Leavitt, P. R. & Wissel, B., 2015, In : Journal of Great Lakes Research. 41, 2, p. 144-154

      Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    46. Published

      Long-term spatial trends in sedimentary algal pigments in a narrow river-valley reservoir, Lake Diefenbaker, Canada

      Tse, T. J., Doig, L. E., Leavitt, P. R., Quiñones-Rivera, Z. J., Codling, G., Lucas, B. T., Liber, K., Giesy, J. P., Wheater, H. & Jones, P. D., 2015, In : Journal of Great Lakes Research. 41, 2, p. 56-66 11 p.

      Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    47. Published

      Nutrient sequestration in the Lake Winnipeg watershed

      Donald, D. B., Parker, B. R., Davies, J-M. & Leavitt, P. R., 2015, In : Journal of Great Lakes Research.

      Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    48. 2014
    49. Published

      Effects of drought and pluvial periods on fish and zooplankton communities in prairie lakes: systematic and asystematic responses

      Starks, E., Cooper, R., Leavitt, P. R. & Wissel, B., 01 Apr 2014, In : Global Change Biology. 20, 4, p. 1032-1042

      Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    50. Contrasting effects of nutrients and climate on algal communities in two lakes in the windermere catchment since the late 19th century

      Moorhouse, H. L., Mcgowan, S., Jones, M. D., Barker, P., Leavitt, P. R., Brayshaw, S. A. & Haworth, E. Y., 01 Jan 2014, In : Freshwater Biology. 59, 12, p. 2605-2620 16 p.

      Research output: Contribution to journalArticle