Publications 2015-2021

Sherry Schiff (Google Scholar)

** Student

* Student or other highly qualified personnel (HQP)

161. Salk KR, Venkiteswaran JJ, Couture R-M, Higgins SN, Paterson, MJ and Schiff SL. (2021). Warming combined with experimental eutrophication intensifies lake phytoplankton blooms. Limnology & Oceanography. 67, 2022, 147-158. doi: 10.1002/lno.11982.

160. **Cejudo E, Rosamond MS, Elgood RJ and Schiff S. (2021). Intra-and Inter-Annual Variability in the Dissolved Inorganic Nitrogen in an Urbanized River before and after Wastewater Treatment Plant Upgrades: Case Study in the Grand River (Southwestern Ontario). Nitrogen. 2021, 2, 139–154. doi:10.3390/nitrogen2020010.

159. Molot LA, Higgins SN, Schiff SL, Venkiteswaran JJ, Paterson MJ and Baulch HM. (2021). Phosphorus-only fertilization rapidly initiates large nitrogen-fixing cyanobacteria blooms in two oligotrophic lakes. Environmental Research Letters. 2021, 16 064078.

158. St Louis VL, Schiff SL and Kelly CA. (2021). David William Schindler (1940-2021). Science 371, 6541, 468-468. 

157. Tsuji JM, Shaw NA, Nagashima S, Venkiteswaran JJ, Schiff SL, Hanada S, Tank M and Neufeld JD. (2021). Type I photosynthetic reaction center in an anoxygenic phototrophic member of the Chloroflexota. Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory. bioRxic. doi:10.1101/2020.07.07.190934.

156. Spoelstra J, *Leal K, *Senger N, Schiff S, and R Post. Isotopic characterization of sulfate in a shallow aquifer impacted by agricultural fertilizer", Groundwater. Accepted pending revisions. Paper #: GW20201005-0323.

155. Molot L, Schiff SL, Venkiteswaran JJ, Baulch HM, Higgins SN, Zastepa A, Verschoor MJ, and Walters D. (2021). Low sediment redox promotes cyanobacteria blooms across a trophic range: implications for management. Lake and Reservoir Management. Published online 14 January 2021.

154. Aukes PJK and Schiff SL. Composition Wheels: Visualizing dissolved organic matter using common composition metrics across a variety of Canadian Ecozones. (2021). Cold Spring Harbour. bioRxiv. doi:10.1101/2020.12.04.412692.

153. *St. Pierre K, St. Louis VL, Lehnherr I, Serbu JA, Cavaco M, Muir D and Schiff SL. (2020). Linking glacial melt to downstream ecosystem function and health in the Canadian High Arctic. AGU Fall Meeting Abstracts, 2020, B086-08.

152. *Aukes PJK, Schiff SL, Venkiteswaran JJ, Elgood RJ and Spoelstra J. (2020). Size-Based Characterization of Freshwater Dissolved Organic Matter finds Similarities within a Water Body Type across Different Canadian Ecozones. Limnology & Oceanography Letters. In press. doi: 10.1002/lol2.10180

151. Robertson W, Van Stempvoort D and Schiff S. (2020). "Nitrogen attenuation in septic system plumes". Accepted for publication in Groundwater December 2020.

150. *Larsen ML, Baulch HM, Schiff SL, Simon DF, Sauvé S, Venkiteswaran JJ. (2020).  Extreme midsummer rainfall event drives early onset cyanobacterial bloom. Facets, 5 1, pgs xx

149.  Tsuji JM, Tran N, Schiff SL, Venkiteswaran JJ, Molot L, Tank M, Hanada S, Neufeld JD. (2020). Anoxygenic photosynthesis and iron–sulfur metabolic potential of Chlorobia populations from seasonally anoxic Boreal Shield lakes. ISME J 2020:1-16. doi:10.1038/s41396-020-0725-0 

148. **Cejudo E, Taylor WD & Schiff SL (2020). Epilithic algae from an urban river preferentially use ammonium over nitrate. Int Aquat Res 12:30-39

147. Quinn JM Rutherford JC, & Schiff SL (2020). Nutrient attenuation in a shallow, gravel-bed river. I. In-situ chamber experiments. New Zealand Journal of Marine and Freshwater Research Special issue: Land-use impacts on aquatic ecosystems - Tribute to John Quinn Published online: 25 Mar 2020.  54(3) 393-409

146. Spoelstra J, Schiff SL & Brown SJ. (2020). Septic systems contribute artificial sweeteners to streams through groundwater. Journal of Hydrology,

145. Aukes PJK, Schiff SL, Venkiteswaran JJ, Elgood RJ and Spoelstra J. (2020). Hydrologic Compartments are More Important than Ecozone in Size-Based Characterization of Freshwater Dissolved Organic Matter across Canada. Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory. bioRxiv. doi:10.1101/2020.04.03.024174.

144. Aukes PJK, Schiff SL, Venkiteswaran JJ, Elgood RJ, Spoelstra J. (2020). Water-Body Type is More Important than Ecozone in Size-Based Characterization of Freshwater Dissolved Organic Matter across Canada. Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory. bioRxiv. doi:10.1101/2020.04.03.024174

143. Tsuji JM, Shaw NA, Nagashima S, Venkiteswaran JJ, Schiff SL, Hanada S, Tank M and Neufeld JD. (2020). Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory. bioRxiv. doi:10.1101/2020.07.07.190934.

142. Tsuji JM, Tran N, Schiff SL, Venkiteswaran JJ, Molot LA, Tank M, Hanada S and Neufeld JD. (2020). Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory. bioRxiv. doi:10.1101/653014.

141. **Cavaco M, St. Louis VL, Engel K, *St. Pierre K, Schiff S, Stibal M, and Neufeld JD. (2019). Freshwater microbial community diversity in a rapidly changing High Arctic watershed FEMS Microbiology Ecology, 95 (11) 2019.

140. *St. Pierre KA, St. Louis VL, Schiff SL, Lehnherr I, *Dainard PG, Gardner AS, *Aukes PJK, Sharp MJ. (2019). Proglacial freshwaters are significant and previously unrecognized sinks of atmospheric CO2 PNAS 116, 36, 17690-17695.

139. Robertson WD, Brodie-Brown H, Van Stempvoort D, and Schiff S. (2019) Phosphorus Attenuation in Groundwater Plumes at 24 Septic System Sites. Science of the Total Environment. 692: 640-652.

138. Venkiteswaran JJ, Schiff SL, and Ingalls BP. (2019). Quantifying the Fate of Wastewater Nitrogen Discharged to a Canadian River.  Facets. 4 315-335.

137. **Aukes PJK, Schiff SL, Robertson WD. (2019). Evolution of Dissolved Organic Matter along a Septic System Plume: Evidence of Sustained Biogeochemical Activity in the Groundwater Zone. Journal of Geophysical Research-Biogeosciences. 124 (6) 1389-1400.

136. **Baer S, Robertson W, Spoelstra J, and Schiff SL.  (2019). Phosphorus and nitrogen Loading to Lake Huron from Septic Systems at Grand Bend, ON. Journal of Great Lakes Research. 45 (3), 642-650

135. Hwang H, Frey S, Park Y, Pintar K, Lapen D, Sudicky E, Thomas J, Spoelstra J, Schiff S, Brown S. (2019). Estimating cumulative wastewater treatment plant discharge influences on acesulfame and Escherichia coli levels with a fully-integrated hydrologic model. Water Research, 157, 647-662

134. Sebestyen S, Ross D, Shanley J, Elliott E, Kendall C, Campbell J, Dail D, Fernandez I, Goodale C, Lawrence G, Lovett G, McHale P, Mitchell M, Nelson S, Shattuck M, Wickman T, Barnes R, Bostic J, Buda A, Burns D, Eshleman K, Finlay J, Nelson D, Ohte N, Pardo L, Rose L, Sabo R, Schiff S, Spoelstra J, Williard K. (2019). Unprocessed atmospheric nitrate in waters of the Northern Forest Region in the U.S. and Canada. Environ. Sci. Technol.53, 3620-3633

133. Shafii M, Basu N, Craig J, Macrae ML, Schiff S, Van Cappellen P. (2019). Can Improved Flow Partitioning in Hydrologic Models Increase Biogeochemical Predictability? Water Resources Research. 55, 2939-2960.

132. *St. Pierre KA, St. Louis VL, Lehnherr I, Schiff SL, Muir DCG, Poulain AJ, Smol JP, Talbot C, Ma M, Findlay DL, Findlay WJ, Arnott SE, Gardner AS. (2019). Contemporary limnology of the rapidly changing glacierized watershed of the world’s largest High Arctic lake. Scientific Reports 9 (1), 4447. 

131. Robertson W, *Denghui F, *Kobylinski S, Schiff SL, Merkley C, Finnigan D. (2018) Low cost media can filter particulate phosphorus from turbid stream water under short retention times. Ecological Engineering. 123, 95-102. 

130. **Cejudo E, and Schiff SL (2018). Nitrogen Isotope fractionation factors (α) measured and estimated due to volatilization of ammonia from water at pH 9.2 and pH 8.5) Isotopes in Environmental and Health Studies.54 (6) 642-655.

129. **Cejudo E, Hood JL, Schiff SL and Aravena RO. (2018). Using the δ15N of submerged biomass for assessing changes in the nitrogen cycling in a river receiving wastewater treated effluent. Ecological Indicators, 95 645-653.

128. Paterson MJ, Beaty KG, Findlay DL, Findlay WJ, Schiff SL, St. Louis VL, and Venkiteswaran JJ (2018). Long-term changes in nutrient dynamics and plankton communities following the creation of a new reservoir. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, 999: 1-11.

126. Lehnherr, I. Vincent L. St.Louis, Martin Sharp, John P. Smol, Sherry L. Schiff, Derek C. G. Muir, Alex Gardner, Colleen A. Mortimer, Neil Michelutti, Charles Tarnocai, Kyra A. St. Pierre, Craig A. Emmerton, Johan Wiklund & Charles Talbot. The High Arctic’s only "Great Lake" succumbs to climate warming" Nature, Accepted January 2018 (reference number: 2017-01-00911)

125. **R.H.S. Hutchins, P. AukesS.L. SchiffT. DittmarY.T. Prairie, and P.A. del Giorgio (2017), The optical, chemical, and molecular dissolved organic matter succession along a boreal soil-stream-river continuumJournal of Geophysical Research 122,  doi:10.1002/2017JG004094

124. Spoelstra J, Senger N, Schiff SL. 2017. Artificial sweeteners reveal septic system effluent in rural groundwater. J. Environ. Qual. 46:1434–1443.

123. Roy, J.W., John Spoelstra, William D. Robertson, Wynona Klemt, Sherry, L. Schiff Contribution of phosphorus to Georgian Bay from groundwater of a coastal beach town with decommissioned septic systems Journal of Great Lakes Research  Volume 43, Issue 6, 979-1192.

122. **Audrey Campeau, Marcus B. Wallin, Reiner Giesler, Stefan Löfgren, Carl-Magnus Mörth, Sherry Schiff , Jason J. Venkiteswaran , Kevin Bishop. "Multiple sources and fates of stream dissolved inorganic carbon across spatial scales, refocusing the lens of stable isotopes" Scientific Reports 7:9158.

121. Schiff SL, Tsuji JM, Wu L, Venkiteswaran JJ, Molot LA, Elgood RJ, Paterson MJ, and Neufeld JD. 2017. “Millions of Boreal Shield Lakes can be used to Probe Archaean Ocean Biogeochemistry” Scientific Reports 7:46708

120. Venkiteswaran JJ, Schiff SL, Paterson M, Flinn N, Shao H, Elgood R. Changing Nitrogen Deposition with Low δ ¹⁵N-NH₄⁺ and δ ¹⁵N-NO₃⁻ Values at the Experimental Lakes Area, northwestern Ontario, Canada. Submitted to FACETS, Accepted December 2016 pending revisions.

119. Mark J. Verschoor, Chistopher R. Powe, Eric McQuay, Sherry L. Schiff, Jason J. Venkiteswaran, Jiahua Li and Lewis A. Molot. Internal iron loading and warm temperatures are pre-conditions for cyanobacterial dominance in embayments along Georgian Bay, Great Lakes. Accepted 6 Jan 2017, CJFAS.

118. Venkiteswaran JJ, Schiff SL, Taylor WD. 2015. Separating urban and agricultural impacts on aquatic metabolism along the 300 km Grand River, Canada. Freshwater Science 34(4). doi: 10.1086/683241.

117. Snider DM, JJ Venkiteswaran, SL Schiff, J Spoelstra. 2015. From the Ground Up: Nitrous Oxide Sources are Constrained by Stable Isotope Values. PLoS ONE 10(3).