Groupe de Recherche Interuniversitaire en Limnologie et en Environnement Aquatique

GRIL-UQAM

 

Professeur titulaire


Courriel: bird.david@uqam.ca


Tel: 514-987-3000 poste 7859
Fax: 514-987-3000 poste 4647


Prof. David Bird

Intérêts de recherche / Research interests


  1. -Écologie des algues et bactéries

  2. -Cyanobactéries et cyanotoxines

  3. -Changements climatiques en milieux arctiques

  4. -Ultraviolets

  5. -Eutrophisation

Formation


1991 - 2013         Professeur  

                            Université du Québec à Montréal


1989 - 1990         Professeur

                            Dalhousie University, Halifax

   

1987 - 1989        Post-doctorat

                           University of Hawaii at Manoa


1987                   Ph.D., McGill University


1982                   B.Sc., University of British Columbia

Équipe / Team


Techinicienne de laboratoire

Irina Moukina


 

Publications


Articles

  1. 1)Tromas N, N Fortoin, L Bedrani, Y Terrat, P Cardoso, D Bird, CW Greer, J Shapiro. 2017.Characterising and predicting cyanobacterial blooms in an 8-year amplicon sequencing time course. ISME Journal.

  2. 2)NDong M, D Bird, TN Quang, R Kahawita, D Hamilton, ML de Boutray, M Prévost, S Dorner. 2017. A novel Eulerian approach for modelling cyanobacteria movement: Thin layer formation and recurrent risk to drinking water intakes. Water Research. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.watres.2017.10.021

  3. 3)McCarthy, MJ, WS Gardner, MF Lehmann, A Guidon, DF Bird. Benthic nitrogen regeneration, fixation, and denitrification in a temperate, eutrophic lake: Effects on the nitrogen budget and cyanobacteria blooms. Limnology and Oceanography. doi: 10.1002/lno.10306

  4. 4)Ndong M, D Bird, TN Quang, ML de Boutray, A Zamyadi, B Vinçon-Leite, BJ Vermaire, M Prévost, S Dorner. 2014. Estimating the risk of cyanobacterial occurrence using an index integrating meteorological factors: Application to drinking water production. Water Research. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.watres.2014.02.023

  5. 5)Lévesques B, MC Gervais, P Chevalier, D Gauvin, E Anassour-Laouan-Sidi, S Gingras, N Fortin, G Brisson, C Greer, D Bird. 2014. Prospective study of acute health effects in relation to exposure to cyanobacteria. Sceince of the Total Environment. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2013.07.045

  6. 6)McCarthy, M.J., Gardner, W.S., Lehmann, M.F. Bird, D.F. 2013. Implications of water column ammonium uptake and regeneration for the nitrogen budget in temperate, eutrophic Missisquoi Bay, Lake Champlain (Canada/USA). Hydrobiologia 718: 173 -188.

  7. 7)Orihel, D.M., Bird, D.F., Brylinsky, M., Chen, H.R. et al. 2012. High microcystin concentrations occur only at low nitrogen-to-phosphorus ratios in nutrient-rich Canadian lakes. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 69: 1457-1462

  8. 8)Zamyadi, A., McQuaid, N., Dorner, S., Bird, D.F., Burch, M., Baker, P., Hobson, P. and Prevost, M. 2012. Cyanobacterial detection using in vivo fluorescence-probes: Managing interferences for improved decision-making. Journal of the American Waterworks Association 104: 37-38.

  9. 9)Pannard, A., B.E. Beisner, D.F. Bird, J. Braun, D. Planas, and M. Bormans. 2011. Recurrent internal waves in a small lake: potential ecological consequences for metalimnetic phytoplankton populations . Limnology and Oceanography: Fluids and Environments 1: 91–109.

  10. 10)Deblois, C.P., Giani, A. and Bird, D.F. 2011.  Experimental model of microcystin accumulation in the liver of Oreochromis niloticus exposed subchronically to a toxic bloom of Microcystis sp. Aquatic Toxicology 103: 63-70.

  11. 11)McQuaid, N., Zamyadi, A., Prevost, M., Bird, D.F. and Dorner, S. 2011. Use of in vivo phycocyanin fluorescence to monitor potential microcystin-producing cyanobacterial biovolume in a drinking water source. Journal of Environmental Monitoring 13: 455-463.

  12. 12)Jing, H., Liu, H., Bird, D.F., Wong, T.H.C., Chen, X. and Chen, B. 2010. Composition and seasonal variability of picoeukaryote communities at two subtropical coastal sites with contrasting trophic conditions. Journal of Plankton Research. 32(4): 565–573.

  13. 13)Fortin, N., R. A.-Rodriguez, H. Jing, F. Pick, D.F. Bird and C.W. Greer. 2010.Detection of microcystin-producing cyanobacteria in Missisquoi Bay, Quebec, using quantitative PCR. Applied Environmental Microbiology 76: 5105-5112.

  14. 14)Vescovi, L., D. Berteaux, D.F. Bird, and S. de Blois. 2009. Freshwater Biodiversity versus Anthropogenic Climate Change. United Nations World Water Development Report 3: Water in a Changing World (WWDR3). Scientific Side Papers, UNESCO, France.

  15. 15)Deblois, C.P., Aranda-Rodriguez, R., Giani, A. and Bird, D.F. 2008. Microcystin accumulation in liver and muscle of tilapia in two large Brazilian hydroelectric reservoirs. Toxicon 51: 435-448.

  16. 16)Figueredo, C.C., Giani, A. and Bird, D.F. 2007. Does allelopathy contribute to Cylindrospermopsis raciborskii (cyanobacteria) bloom occurrence and geographic expansion? Journal of Phycology 43: 256-265.

  17. 17)Giani, A., Bird, D.F. Prairie, Y.T. and Lawrence, J.F. 2005. Empirical study of cyanobacterial toxicity along a trophic gradient of lakes. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 62: 2100 - 2109.

  18. 18)Rolland, A., Bird, D.F. and Giani, A. 2005. Seasonal changes in composition of the cyanobacterial community and the occurrence of hepatotoxic blooms in the eastern townships, Quebec, Canada. Journal of Plankton Research 27: 683-694.

  19. 19)Maranger, R., del Giorgio, P.A. and Bird, D.F. 2002. Accumulation of damaged bacteria and viruses in lake water exposed to solar radiation. Aquatic Microbial Ecology 28: 213-227.

  20. 20)Prairie, Y.T., Bird, D.F. and Cole, J.J. 2002. The summer metabolic balance in the epilimnon of southeastern Quebec lakes. Limnology and Oceanography 47: 316 - 321.

  21. 21)Bird, D., Juniper, S.K., Ricciardi-Rigault, M., Martineu, P., Prairie, Y.T. and S.E. Calvert. 2001. Subsurface viruses and bacteria in Holocene/Late Pleistocene sediments of Saanich Inlet, BC: ODP Holes 1033B and 1034B, Leg 169S. Marine Ecology 174: 227 - 239.

  22. 22)Rashidan, K.K. and Bird, D.F. 2001. Role of predatory bacteria in the termination of a cyanobacterial bloom. Microbial Ecology 41: 97-105.

  23. 23)Chatila, K., S. Demers, B. Mostajir, M. Gosselin, J.-P. Chanut, P. Monfort, and D.F. Bird. 2001. The responses of a natural bacterioplankton community to different levels of ultraviolet-B radiation: A food web perspective. Microbial Ecology 41: 56-68.

  24. 24)Bird, D.F., S.K. Juniper, M. Ricciardi-Rigault, P. Martineu, Y.T. Prairie, and S.E. Calvert. 2001. Subsurface viruses and bacteria in Holocene/Late Pleistocene sediments of Saanich Inlet, B.C.: ODP Holes 1033B and 1034B, Leg 169S. Marine Geology. 174: 227-239.

  25. 25)Ricciardi-Rigault, M., Bird, D.F. and Prairie, Y.T. 2000. Changes in sediment viral and bacterial abundances with hypolimnetic oxygen depletion in a shallow eutrophic Lac Brome (Quebec, Canada). Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 57: 1284-1290.

  26. 26)Xenopoulos, M.A., Prairie, Y.T. and Bird, D.F. 2000. Influence of ultraviolet-B radiation, stratospheric ozone variability, and thermal stratification on the phytoplankton biomass dynamics in a mesohumic lake. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 57: 600-609.

  27. 27)Mostajir, B., S. Demers, S. de Mora, C. Belzile, J.-P. Chanut, M. Gosselin, S. Roy, P. Zulema Villegas, J. Fauchot, J. Bouchard, D. Bird, P. Monfort, and M. Levasseur. 1999. Ultraviolet-B radiation as a trigger to induce a shift in the aquatic food web structure. Limnology and Oceanography 44: 586-596.

  28. 28)Karl, D.M., Bird, D.F., Bjorkman, K., Houlihan, T. Shackelford, R. and Tupas, L. 1999. Microorganisms in the accreted ice of Lake Vostok, Antarctica. Science 286: 2144-2147.

  29. 29)Bird, D.F. and Karl, D.M. 1999. Uncoupling of bacteria and phytoplankton during the austral spring bloom in Gerlache Strait, Antarctic Peninsula. Aquatic Microbial Ecology 19: 13-27.

  30. 30)Bird, D.F. 1999. A critical examination of substoichiometric isotope dilution analysis using thymidine and leucine. Scientia Marina 63: 61-70.

  31. 31)Bird, D.F. Karl, D.M. and Delong E.F. 1999. Microbial dynamics and carbon flus in South Ocean habitats. American Zoologist 39: 2A.

  32. 32)Maranger, R., Bird, D.F. and Price, N.M. 1998. Iron acquisition by photosynthetic marine phytoplankton from ingested bacteria. Nature 396: 248-251.

  33. 33)Juniper, S.K., Bird, D.F., Summit, M., Vong, M.P. and Baker, E.T. 1998.Bacterial and viral abundances in hydrothermal event plumes over northern Gorda Ridge. Deep-Sea Research part II - Tropic studies in Oceanography 45: 2739-2749.

  34. 34)Belzile C, Demers S, Lean DRS, Mostajir B, Roy S, de Mora S, Bird D, Gosselin M, Chanut J-P, and Levasseur M. 1998. An experimental tool to study the effects of ultraviolet radiation on planktonic communities: A mesocosm approch. Environmental Technology 19 : 667-682.

  35. 35)Xenopoulos, M.A. and Bird, D.F. 1997.Virus a la sauce Yo-Pro: Microwave-enhanced staining for counting viruses by epifluorescence microscopy. Limnology and Oceanography 42: 1648-1650.

  36. 36)Xenopoulos, M.A. and Bird, D.F. 1997. Effect of acute exposure to hydrogen peroxide on the production of phytoplankton and bacterioplankton in a mesohumic lake. Photochemistry and Photobiology 66: 471-478.

  37. 37)del Giorgio, P., Prairie, Y.T. and Bird, D.F. 1997. Coupling between rates of bacterial production and the abundance of metabolically active bacteria in lakes, enumerated using CTC reduction and flow cytometry. Microbial Ecology 34: 144-154

  38. 38)del Giorgio, P., Bird, D.F., Prairie, Y.T. and Planas, D. 1996. Flow cytometric determination of bacterial abundance in lake plankton with the green nucleic acid stain SYTO 13. Limnology and Oceanography 41: 783-789.

  39. 39)Maranger, R. and Bird, D.F. 1995. Viral abundance in aquatic systems - a comparison between marine and freshwaters. Marine Ecology Series 121: 217-226.

  40. 40)Prairie, Y.T., Peters, R.H. and Bird, D.F. 1995. Natural variability and the estimation of empirical relationships - a reassessment of regression methods. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 52: 788-798.

  41. 41)Maranger, R., Bird, D.F. and Juniper, S.K. 1994. Viral and bacterial dynamics in arctic sea-ice during the spring algal bloom near Resolute, NWT, Canada. Marine Ecology Series 111: 121-127.

  42. 42)Maranger, M., D.F. Bird, and D.M. Karl. 1994. Palmer LTER: Spatial distribution of viruses in the Palmer LTER region. Antarctic Journal of the United States 29: 209-211.

  43. 43)Bird, D.F. and Kalff, J. 1993. Protozoan grazing and the size activity structure of limnetic bacterial communities. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 50: 370-380.

  44. 44)Bird, D.F. and D.M. Karl. 1993. Aquatic virus abundances near the Antarctic Peninsula. Antarctic Journal of the United States 28: 183-185.

  45. 45)Longhurst, A.R., Koike, I., Li, W.K.W., Rodriguez, J., Dickie, P., Kepay, P., Partensky, F. Bautista, B., Ruiz, J., Wells, M. and Bird, D. 1992. Submicron particles in northwest Atlantic shelf water. Deep-Sea Research Part A - Oceanographic Research Press 39: 1-7.

  46. 46)Bird, D.F., and D.M. Karl. 1992. Microbial biomass and population diversity in the upper water column of the Black Sea. Deep-Sea Research 38 (Suppl. 2): S1069-S1082.

  47. 47)Platt, T., Bird, D.F. and Sathyendranath, S. 1991. Critical depth and marine primary production. Proceedings of the Royal Society B - Biological Sciences 246: 205-217.

  48. 48)Bird, D.F. and Karl, D.M. 1991. Microbial biomass and productivity in the western Bransfield Strait, Antarctica during and following the 1986-1987 autral summer. Deep-Sea Research Part A - Oceanographic Research Press 38: 1029-1055.

  49. 49)Karl, D.M., O. Holm-Hansen, G. Taylor, G. Tien, and D.F. Bird. 1991. Spatial and temporal variability in microbial biomass and productivity in the Bransfield Strait, Antarctica during the 1986-87 austral summer. Deep Sea Research 38: 1029-1055.

  50. 50)Bird, D.F. and Karl, D.M. 1991. Spatial patterns of glutamate and thymidine assimilation in Bransfield Strait, Antarctica during and following the 1986-1987 austral summer. Deep-Sea Research Part A - Oceanographic Research Press 38: 1057-1075.

  51. 51)Bird, D.F. and D.M. Karl. 1991. Massive prasinophyte bloom in the northern Gerlache Strait. Antarctic Journal of the United States 26: 152-154.

  52. 52)Karl, D.M., O. Holm-Hansen, G. Taylor, G. Tien, and D.F. Bird. 1991. Spatial and temporal variability in microbial biomass and productivity in the Bransfield Strait, Antarctica during the 1986-87 austral summer. Deep Sea Research 38: 1029-1055.

  53. 53)Bird, D.F. and Karl, D.M. 1991. Microbial biomass and population diversity in the upper water column of the Black Sea. Deep-Sea Research Part A - Oceanographic Research Press 38: S1069-S1082.

  54. 54)Tien, G., L. Asato, V.L. Asper, D.F. Bird, A.M. Brittain, D.V. Hebel, R. Letelier, and D.M. Karl. 1990. RACER: Microbial processes in the northern Gerlache Strait, 1989-1990. Antarctic Journal of the United States 25: 152-154.

  55. 55)Bird, D.F. and D.M. Karl. 1989. Microbial incorporation of exogenous thymidine and glutamic acid in surface waters of the Bransfield Strait: a RACER analysis. Antarctic Journal of the United States 23: 119-120.

  56. 56)Bird, D.F. and Duarte, C.M. 1989. Bacteria organic-matter relationship in sediments - a case of spurious correlation. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 46: 904-908.

  57. 57)Bird, D.F. and Kalff, J. 1989. Phagotrophic sustenance of a metalimnetic phytoplankton peak. Limnology and Oceanography 34: 155-162.

  58. 58)Prairie, Y.T. and Bird, D.F. 1989. Some misconceptions about the spurious correlation-problem in the ecological litterature. Oecologia 81: 285-288.

  59. 59)Duarte, C.M., D.F. Bird, and J. Kalff. 1988. Submerged macrophytes and sediment bacteria in the littoral zone of Lake Memphremagog (Canada). Verh. Internat. Verein. Limnol. 23: 271-281.

  60. 60)Bird, D.F. and J. Kalff. 1987. Algal phagotrophy: Regulating factors and importance relative to photosynthesis in Dinobryon (Chrysophyceae). Limnology and Oceanography 32: 277-284.

  61. 61)Bird, D.F. and Kalff, J. 1986. Bacterial grazing by planktonic lake algae. Science 34: 493-495.

  62. 62)Bird, D.F. and Y.T.-Prairie. 1985. Practical guidelines for the use of zooplankton length-weight regression equations. Journal of Plankton Research 7:955-960

  63. 63)Bird, D.F. and J. Kalff. 1984. Empirical relationships between bacterial abundance and chlorophyll concentration in fresh and marine waters. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 41: 1015-1023


Livres et Chapitres

  1. 1)Karl, D.M., Letelier, R., Hebel, D.V., Bird, D.F. and Winn, C.D. 1992. Trichodesmium blooms and nitrogen in the North Pacific gyre. In: Marine pelagic cyanobacteria: Trichodesmium and other diazotrophs. Eds.: Carpenter, E.J., Capone, D.G. and Reuter, J.G.  326:  219-237.