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Dow C, Kim AY, D’Orangeville L, Gonzalez-Akre EB, Helcoski R, Herrmann V, Harley GL, Maxwell JT, McGregor I, McShea W, McMahon SM, Orwig DA, Pederson N, Tepley AJ, Anderson-Teixeira KJ (2022). Warmer spring temperatures in temperate deciduous forests advance the timing of tree growth but have little effect on annual woody productivity. Nature. DOI: 10.1038/s41586-022-05092-3.


Pappas C, Bélanger N, Bastien-Beaudet G, Couture C, D’Orangeville L, Duchesne L, Gennaretti F, Houle D, Hurley AG, Klesse S, Desrosiers SL, Girona MM, Peters RL, Rossi S, St-Amand K, Kneeshaw D (in press). Xylem porosity, sapwood characteristics, and uncertainties in temperate and boreal forest water use. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology 323:109092.

Collier J, MacLean DA, D’Orangeville L, Taylor AR (in press) A review of climate change effects on the regeneration dynamics of balsam fir. The Forestry Chronicle.

D’Orangeville L, St-Laurent M-H, Boisvert-Marsh L, Zhang X, Bastille-Rousseau G & Itter M (in press). Current symptoms of climate change on trees and wildlife of the boreal forest. In: Sustainable forest management of the boreal forests in the face of climate change. Morin H, Gauthier S, Bergeron Y., Montoro M, eds. Springer.

Girona MM, Aakala T, Aquilué N, Bélisle A-C, Chaste E, Danneyrolles V, Díaz-Yáñez O, D’Orangeville L, et al. (In press) Challenges for the Sustainable Management of the Boreal Forest Under Climate Change. In: Sustainable forest management of the boreal forests in the face of climate change., Morin H, Gauthier S, Bergeron Y., Montoro M, eds. Springer

D’Orangeville L, Itter MS, Kneeshaw DD, Munger JW, Richardson AD, Dyer JM, Orwig DA, Pan Y, Pederson N (2022) Peak radial growth of diffuse-porous species occurs during periods of lower water availability than for ring-porous and coniferous trees. Tree Physiology 42(2): 304-316.

Moreau G, Chagnon C, Achim A, Caspersen J, D’Orangeville L, Sánchez-Pinillos M, Thiffault N (2022) Opportunities and limitations of thinning to increase resistance and resilience of trees and forests to global change. Forestry: An International Journal of Forest Research:cpac010.

Kneeshaw DD, De Grandpré L, D’Orangeville L, Marchand M, Moisan-Perrier J, Robert L-E, Bouchard M (2022) Forest Structure and Composition Diverge Following Harvesting Compared to a Spruce Budworm Choristoneura fumiferana (Clem.) Outbreak. Frontiers in Forests and Global Change 5.


Pappas C, Bélanger N, Bergeron Y, Blarquez O, Chen HYH, Comeau PG, De Grandpré L, Delagrange S, DesRochers A, Diochon A, D’Orangeville L, Drapeau P, Duchesne L, Filotas E, Gennaretti F, Houle D, Lafleur B, Langor D, Lebel Desrosiers S, Lorenzetti F, Man R, Messier C, Girona MM, Nock C, Thomas BR, Work T, Kneeshaw D (2022) Smartforests Canada: A Network of Monitoring Plots for Forest Management Under Environmental Change. In: Tognetti R, Smith M, Panzacchi P (eds) Climate-Smart Forestry in Mountain Regions. Springer International Publishing, Cham, pp 521–543.

Pearson E, D’Orangeville L (2022) Relating the growth phenology and biomass allocation in seedlings of 13 Acadian tree species with their drought tolerance. Frontiers in Forests and Global Change 5.

O’Sullivan A, Devito KJ, D’Orangeville L, Curry A (2022) The waterscape concept. WIREs Water 9(4) e1598.

Boulanger Y, Pascual J, Bouchard M, D’Orangeville L, Périé C, Girardin MP. 2022. Multi-model projections of tree species performance in Quebec, Canada under future climate change. Global Change Biology 28:1884–1902.

Novick KA, Jo I, D’Orangeville L, Au T, Barnes M, Benson M, et al. 2022. The drought response strategy of eastern U.S. oaks, in the context of their declining abundance. Biosciences, biab135.


Vaughn WR, Taylor AR, MacLean DA, D’Orangeville L (2022) Simulated winter warming has negligible effects on germination success of Acadian Forest tree species. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 52:1-11.


Sánchez-Pinillos M, D’Orangeville L, Yan B, Comeau P, Wang J, Taylor AR, Kneeshaw D (2022) Sequential droughts: a silent trigger of boreal forest mortality. Global Change Biology  28: 542-556.


Achim A, Moreau G, Coops NC, Axelson JN, Barrette J, Bédard S, Byrne KE, Caspersen J, Dick AR, D’Orangeville L, Drolet G, Eskelson BNI, Filipescu CN, Flamand-Hubert M, Goodbody TRH, Griess VC, Hagerman SM, Keys K, Lafleur B, Girona MM, Morris DM, Nock CA, Pinno BD, Raymond P, Roy V. Schneider R, Soucy M, Stewart B, Sylvain J-D, Taylor AR, Thiffault E, Thiffault N, Vepakomma U, White JC. 2021. The changing culture of silviculture. Forestry: An International Journal of Forest Research cpab047.


​Vaughn WR, Taylor AR, MacLean DA, D’Orangeville L, Lavigne MB, 2021. Climate change experiment suggests divergent responses of tree seedlings in eastern North America’s Acadian Forest Region over the 21st century. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 51: 1888-1902.


​Zhang, Z., Li, X., Manzanedo, R.D., D’Orangeville, L., Lv, P., Wang, C., et al., 2021. High risk of growth cessation of planted larch under extreme drought. Environmental Research Letters 16: 014040.


Zhang X, Manzanedo RD, D’Orangeville L, Rademacher TT, Li J, Bai X, Hou M, Chen Z, Zou F, Song F, Pederson N, 2019. Snowmelt and early to mid-growing season water availability augment tree growth during rapid warming in southern Asian boreal forests. Global Change Biology 25: 3462–3471. pdf


Itter M, D’Orangeville L, Dawson A, Kneeshaw D, Duchesne L, Whitehouse C, Finley A. 2019. Boreal tree growth exhibits decadal-scale ecosystem memory to drought and insect defoliation, but no negative response to their interaction. Journal of Ecology 107: 128--1301. pdf

Kannenberg S, Maxwell J, Pederson N, D'Orangeville L, Ficklin DL et al. 2019. Soil texture, hydrology, and drought timing control drought-induced legacy effects in temperate forests. Ecology Letters 22:119-127. pdf

Zhao S, Pederson N, D'Orangeville L, HilleRisLambers J, Boose E et al. 2019. The International Tree Ring Data Bank (ITRDB) revisited: Data availability and global ecological representativity. Journal of Biogeography 46:355-368. pdf





D'Orangeville L, Houle D, Duchesne L, Phillips RP, Bergeron, Y, Kneeshaw D. 2018. Beneficial effects of climate warming on boreal tree growth may be transitory. Nature Communications 9: 3213.

*Selected as Discovery of the Year 2018 by Québec-Sciences magazine.* pdf

D’Orangeville L, Maxwell J, Kneeshaw D, Pederson N, Duchesne L, et al. 2018. Timing and local climate regulate temperate forest sensitivity to drought. Global Change Biology 24: 2339-2351. pdf

Tremblay, S, D'Orangeville L, Lambert MC, Houle D. 2018. Transplanting boreal soils to a warmer region increases soil heterotrophic respiration as well as its temperature sensitivity. Soil Biology and Biochemistry 116: 203-212. pdf



Duchesne L, D'Orangeville L, Ouimet R, Houle D, Kneeshaw D. 2017. Extracting coherent tree-ring signals across spatial scales from extensive forest inventory data. PLoS One 12(12): e0189444. pdf



D’Orangeville L, Duchesne L, Houle D, Kneeshaw D, Côté B, Pederson N, 2016. Eastern North America as a potential refugium for the boreal forest in a warming climate. Science 352: 1452-1455. pdf

Phillips RP, Ibànez I, D’Orangeville L, Hanson PJ, Ryan MG, McDowell N, 2016. Review: A belowground perspective on the drought sensitivity of forests: Towards improved understanding and simulation. Forest Ecology and Management 380: 309-320. pdf

D’Orangeville L, Houle D, Duchesne L, Côté B, 2016. Can the Canadian Drought Code predict low soil moisture anomalies in the mineral soil? An analysis of 15 years of soil moisture data from three forest ecosystems in Eastern Canada. Ecohydrology 9: 238-247. pdf


D’Orangeville L, Houle D, Côté B, Duchesne L. 2014. Soil response to a three-year increase in temperature and nitrogen deposition measured in a mature boreal forest using ion-exchange membranes. Soil Monitoring and Assessment 186: 8191-8202. pdf


D’Orangeville L, Côté B, Houle D and Morin H, 2013. The effects of throughfall exclusion on xylogenesis of balsam fir. Tree Physiology 33: 516-526. pdf

D’Orangeville L, Houle D, Côté B, Duchesne L and Morin H. 2013. Increased soil temperature and atmospheric N deposition have no effect on the N status and growth of a mature balsam fir forest. Biogeosciences 10: 4627-4639. pdf

D’Orangeville L, Côté B, Houle D and Whalen J. 2013. Reduced mineralizable carbon in a boreal forest soil after three years of artificial warming. Canadian Journal of Soil Science 93: 567-572. pdf

D’Orangeville L, Côté B, Houle D, Morin H and Duchesne L. 2013. A three-year increase in soil temperature and atmospheric N deposition has minor effects on the xylogenesis of mature balsam fir. Trees 27: 1525-1536. pdf


Duchesne L, Houle D and D’Orangeville L, 2012. Influence of climate on seasonal patterns of stem increment of balsam fir in a boreal forest of Québec, Canada. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology 162-163: 108-114. pdf

D’Orangeville L, Bouchard A and Cogliastro A. 2011. Unexpected seedling growth in the understory of post-agricultural forests from Eastern Canada. Annals of Forest Science 68: 759-769. pdf

D’Orangeville L, Bouchard A and Cogliastro A. 2008. Post-agricultural forests: Landscape patterns add to stand-scale factors in causing insufficient hardwood regeneration. Forest Ecology and Management 255: 1637-1646. pdf

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