Publications

Peer-reviewed publications (*denotes student/post-doctoral co-author):

Paull TM, Finkelstein SA, Gajewski K. 2017. Interactions between climate and landscape drive Holocene ecological change in a High Arctic lake on Somerset Island, Nunavut, Canada. Arctic Science 3: 17-38. doi:10.1139/as-2016-0013

Dalton AS*, VälirantaM, Barnett PJ, Finkelstein SA. 2016. Pollen and macrofossil-inferred paleoclimate at the Ridge Site, Hudson Bay Lowlands, Canada: evidence for a dry climate and significant recession of the Laurentide Ice Sheet during Marine Isotope Stage 3. Boreas. doi: 10.1111/bor/12218

Finkelstein SA. 2016. Reconstructing middle and late Holocene paleoclimates of the Eastern Arctic and Greenland. In: Oxford Handbook of the Prehistoric Arctic (Friesen TM and Mason OK, Eds), Oxford University Press, New York.

Beck KK*, Medeiros AS, Finkelstein SA. 2016. Drivers of change in a 7300-year Holocene diatom record from the Hemiboreal region of Ontario, Canada. PLoS ONE 11(8): e0159937. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0159937

Dalton AS*, Finkelstein SA, Barnett PJ, Forman SL. 2016. Constraining the late Pleistocene history of the Laurentide Ice Sheet by dating the Missinaibi Formation, Hudson Bay Lowlands, Canada. Quaternary Science Reviews 146: 288-299

Packalen MS*, Finkelstein SA, McLaughlin, J. 2016. Climate and peat type in relation to the spatial distribution of the peat carbon mass in the Hudson Bay Lowland, Canada. Journal of Geophysical Research 1 – Biogeosciences. doi: 10.1002/2015JG002938

Mahaney WC, Allen CCR, Pentlavalli P, Kulakova A, Young JM, Dirszowsky RW, West A, Kelleher B, Jordan C, Pulleyblank C, O’Reilly S, Murphy BT, Lasberg K, Somelar P, Garneau M, Finkelstein SA, Sobol MK*, Kalm V, Costa PJM, Hancock RGV, Hart KM, Tricart P, Barendregt RW, Bunch TE, Milner MW. 2016. Biostratigraphic Evidence relating to the Age-Old Question of Hannibal’s Invasion of Italy: I, History and Geological Reconstruction. Archaeometry, doi: 10.1111/arcm.12231

Mahaney WC, Allen CCR, Pentlavalli P, Kulakova A, Young JM, Dirszowsky RW, West A, Kelleher B, Jordan C, Pulleyblank C, O’Reilly S, Murphy BT, Lasberg K, Somelar P, Garneau M, Finkelstein SA, Sobol MK*, Kalm V, Costa PJM, Hancock RGV, Hart KM, Tricart P, Barendregt RW, Bunch TE, Milner MW. 2016. Biostratigraphic Evidence relating to the Age-Old Question of Hannibal’s Invasion of Italy: II, Chemical biomarkers and microbial signatures. Archaeometry, doi: 10.1111/arcm.12228

Holmquist JR, Finkelstein SA, Garneau M, Massa C, Yu Z, MacDonald GM. 2016. A Comparison of Radiocarbon Ages Derived from Bulk Peat and Selected Plant Macrofossils in Basal Peat Cores from Circum-Arctic Peatlands. Quaternary Geochronology 31: 53-61

Hargan KE, Rühland KM, Paterson AM, Holmquist J, MacDonald GM, Bunbury J, Finkelstein SA, Smol JP. 2015. Long-term successional changes in peatlands of the Hudson Bay Lowlands inferred by the ecological dynamics of multiple proxies. The Holocene 15(1): 92-107

Hargan KE, Rühland KM, Paterson AM, Finkelstein SA, Holmquist J, MacDonald GM, Keller W, Smol JP. 2015. The influence of water-table depth and pH on the spatial distribution of diatom species in peatlands of the Boreal Shield and Hudson Plains, Canada. Botany 93(2): 57-74. Doi: 10.1139/cjb-2014-0138

Packalen MS*, Finkelstein SA, McLaughlin JM. 2014. Carbon storage and potential methane production in the Hudson Bay Lowlands since mid-Holocene peat initiation. Nature Communications 5: 4078. doi: 10.1038/ncomms5078

Packalen MS*, Finkelstein SA. 2014. Quantifying Holocene variability in carbon uptake and release since peat initiation in the Hudson Bay Lowlands, Canada. The Holocene 24(9): 1063-1074. doi: 10.1177/0959683614540728

Loisel J, Yu Z, Beilman DW, Camill P, Alm J, Amesbury MJ, Anderson D, Andersson S, Bochiocchio C, Barber K, Belyea LR, Bunbury J, Chambers FM, Charman DJ, De Vleeschouwer F, Fialkiewicz-Koziel B, Finkelstein SA, Galka M, Garneau M, Hammarlund D, Hinchcliffe W, Holmquist J, Hughes P, Jones MC, Klein ES, Kokfelt U, Korhola A, Kuhry P, Lamarre A, Lamentowicz M, Large D, Lavoie M, MacDonald G, Magnan G, Mäkilä M, Mallon G, Mathijssen P, Mauquoy D, McCarroll J, Moore TR, Nichols J, O’Reilly B, Oksanen P, Packalen M, Peteet D, Richard PJH, Robinson S, Ronkainen T, Rundgren M, Sannel ABK, Tarnocai C, Thom T, Tuittila ES, Turetsky M, Väliranta M, van der Linden M, van Geel B, van Bellen S, Vitt D, Zhao Y, Zhou W. 2014. A database and synthesis of northern peatland soil properties and Holocene carbon and nitrogen accumulation. The Holocene (accepted for special issue on Holocene Peatland Carbon Dynamics in the Circum-­Arctic Region)

Shiller JA*, Finkelstein SA, Cowling SA. 2014. Relative importance of climatic and autogenic controls on Holocene carbon accumulation in a temperate bog in Southern Ontario. The Holocene 24(9): 1105-1116. doi:10.1177/0959683614538070

Finkelstein SA, Bunbury J, Gajewski K, Wolfe AP, Adams JK*, Devlin J*. 2014. Evaluating diatom-inferred Holocene pH reconstructions for arctic lakes derived from an expanded 171-lake training set. Journal of Quaternary Science 29(3): 249-260

O’Reilly BC*, Finkelstein SA, Bunbury J*. 2014. Pollen-derived paleovegetation reconstruction and long-term carbon accumulation at a fen site in the Attawapiskat River watershed, Hudson Bay Lowlands, Canada. Arctic, Antarctic and Alpine Research. 46:6-18

Friel CE*, Finkelstein SA, Davis AM. 2014. Relative importance of hydrological and climatic controls on Holocene paleoenvironments inferred using diatom and pollen records from a lake in the central Hudson Bay Lowlands, Canada. The Holocene 24: 295-306. doi:10.1177/0959683613518587

Dirszowsky RW, Finkelstein SA, Davis AM. 2013. Pollen evidence for major shifts in forest composition since 1870 AD at the southern edge of Ontario’s boreal forest. The Canadian Geographer. DOI: 10.1111/cag.12007

Bunbury J*, Finkelstein SA, Bollmann J. 2012. A testate amoeba record of Holocene hydroclimatic change from a peat bog in the Attawapiskat River watershed, Hudson Bay Lowlands, Canada. Quaternary Research 78: 275-284

Medeiros AS, Friel CE*, Finkelstein SA, Quinlan R. 2012. A high resolution multi-proxy record of pronounced recent environmental change at Baker Lake, Nunavut. Journal of Paleolimnology 47: 661-676. DOI 10.1007/s10933-012-9589-2

Finkelstein SA, Cowling SA. 2011. Wetlands, temperature, atmospheric CO2 and CH4 coupling over the past two millennia. Global Biogeochemical Cycles 25, GB1002, doi:10.1029/2010GB003887

Devlin JE*, Finkelstein SA. 2011. Local physiographic controls on the responses of Arctic lakes to climate warming in Sirmilik National Park, Nunavut, Canada. Journal of Paleolimnology 45:23-39. DOI: 10.1007/s10933-010-9477-6

Adams JK*, Finkelstein SA. 2010. Watershed-scale reconstruction of middle and late Holocene paleoenvironmental changes on Melville Peninsula, Nunavut, Canada. Quaternary Science Reviews 29:2302-2314

Chakraborty K*, Finkelstein SA, Desloges JR, Chow NA*. 2010. Holocene paleoenvironmental changes inferred from diatom assemblages in sediments of Kusawa Lake, Yukon Territory, Canada. Quaternary Research 74:15-22

Finkelstein SA. 2010. The changing biosphere: recent insights from paleoenvironmental science into drivers, mechanisms and impacts. The Canadian Geographer 54: 133-138

Finkelstein SA, Ross JM, Adams JK*. 2009. Spatio-temporal variability in Arctic climates of the past millennium: implications for the study of Thule culture on Melville Peninsula, Nunavut. Arctic, Antarctic and Alpine Research 41: 442-454

Finkelstein SA, Gajewski K. 2008. Responses of Fragilarioid-dominated diatom assemblages in a small Arctic lake to Holocene climatic changes, Russell Island, Nunavut, Canada. Journal of Paleolimnology 40:1079-1095

Shih JG*, Finkelstein SA. 2008. Range dynamics and invasive tendencies in Typha latifolia and Typha angustifolia in eastern North America derived from pollen and herbarium records. Wetlands 28:1-16

Finkelstein SA, Gajewski K. 2007. A palaeolimnological record of diatom community dynamics and late Holocene climatic changes from Prescott Island, Nunavut, central Canadian Arctic. The Holocene 17:803-817

Mahaney WC, Dirszowsky RW, Milner MW, Harmsen R, Finkelstein SA, Kalm V, Bezada M, Hancock RGV. 2007. Soil stratigraphy and plant-soil interactions on a Late Glacial-Holocene fluvial terrace sequence, Sierra Nevada National Park, northern Venezuelan Andes. Journal of South American Earth Sciences 23:46-60

Finkelstein SA, Gajewski K, Viau AE. 2006. Improved resolution of pollen taxonomy allows better biogeographic interpretation of postglacial forest development: analysis from the North American Pollen Database. Journal of Ecology 94:415-430

Finkelstein SA, Davis AM. 2006. Paleoenvironmental records of water level and climatic changes from the middle to late Holocene at a Lake Erie coastal wetland, Ontario, Canada. Quaternary Research 65:33-43

Finkelstein SA, Davis AM. 2005. Modern pollen rain and diatom assemblages in a Lake Erie coastal marsh. Wetlands 25:551-563

Finkelstein SA, Peros MC, Davis AM. 2005. Late Holocene paleoenvironmental change in a Great Lakes coastal wetland: integrating pollen and diatom datasets. Journal of Paleolimnology 33:1-12

Finkelstein SA. 2003. Identifying pollen grains of Typha latifolia, Typha angustifolia and Typha x glauca. Canadian Journal of Botany 81:985-990

Finkelstein S, Grubb PJ. 2002. Lipid concentration in the embryo-endosperm fraction of seeds of Australian tropical lowland rainforest trees: relevance to defence and dispersal. Seed Science Research 12:173-180