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Tim Moore

Dept. of Geography
McGill University 
Room 626, Burnside Hall 
805 Sherbrooke St. W. 
Montreal, QC, H3A 0B9 
Tel: (514) 398-4961 
Fax:(514) 398-7437 

e-mail: tim.moore@mcgill.ca


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Publications in Refereed Journals and Conference Proceedings (2008 to present):

Coomes, O.T., T.R. Moore and S. Breau 2017. The price of journals in geography. Professional Geographer 69: 251-262. doi: 10.1080/00330124.2016.1229624.

Dalva, M., T.R. Moore, M. Kalacska and G. Leblanc 2017. Nitrous oxide, methane and carbon dioxide patterns and dynamics from an experimental pig mass grave. Forensic Science International 277: 229-240. doi: 10.1016/j.forsciint.2017.05.013.

Goud, E.M., T.R. Moore and N.T. Roulet in press. Plant species affect the rate and spatial distribution of peatland carbon flux. Functional Ecology. doi: 10.1111/1365-2435.12891

Moore, T.R., J.A. Trofymow, C.E. Prescott, B.D. Titus and the CIDET Working Group 2017. Can short-term litter-bag measurements predict long-term decomposition in northern forests? Plant & Soil 416: 419-426. doi: 10.1007/s11104-017-3228-7.

Talbot, J., T.R. Moore, M. Wang, C. Ouellet Dallaire and J.L. Riley in press. Distribution of lead and mercury in Ontario peatlands. Environmental Pollution.

Živković, T., K. Disney and T.R. Moore 2017. Variations in nitrogen and phosphorus and 15N content of Sphagnum mosses along a climatic and atmospheric deposition gradient, eastern Canada. Botany 95: 829-839. doi: 10.1139/cjb-2016-0314.

Juutinen, S., T.R. Moore, A.M. Laine, J.L. Bubier, E-S. Tuittila, A. De Young and M. Chong 2016. Responses of mosses Sphagnum capillifolium and Polytrichum strictum to nitrogen deposition in a bog: height growth, ground cover, and CO2 exchange. Botany 94: 127-138 doi: 10.11319/cjb-2015-0183.

Moore, T.R. and O.T. Coomes 2016. Publishing journal articles in Canadian geography.The Canadian Geographer 60: 23-31doi: 10.1111/cag.12252.

Pinsonneault, A.J., T.R. Moore, N.T. Roulet and J-F. Lapierre 2016. Biodegradability of vegetation-derived dissolved organic carbon in a cool temperate ombrotrophic bog. Ecosystems 19: 1023-1036 doi: 10.1007/s10021-016-9984-z.

Pinsonneault, A.J., T.R. Moore, N.T. Roulet2016. Effects of long-term fertilization on belowground stoichiometry and microbial enzyme activity in an ombrotrophic bog. Biogeochemistry 129: 149-164 doi: 10.1007/s10533-016-0224-6.

Pinsonneault, A.J., T.R. Moore and N.T. Roulet 2016. Temperature is the dominant control on the enzyme-latch across a range of temperate peatland types. Soil Biology and Biochemistry 97: 121-130 doi: 10.1016/j.soilbio.2016.03.006.

Smyth, C.E., B. Titus, J.A. Trofymow, T.R. Moore, C.M. Preston, C.E. Prescott and CIDET Working Group 2016. Patterns of carbon, nitrogen and phosphorus dynamics in decomposing wood blocks in Canadian forests. Plant & Soil 409: 459–477 doi: 10.1007/s11104-016-2972-4.

Wang M., T. Larmola, M.T. Murphy, T.R. Moore and J.L. Bubier 2016. Stoichiometric response of shrubs and mosses to long-term nutrient (N, P and K) addition in an ombrotrophic peatland. Plant & Soil 400: 403-416 doi: 10.​1007/​s11104-015-2744-6.

Dalva, M., T.R. Moore, M. Kalacska, G. Leblanc and A. Costopoulos 2015. Nitrous oxide, methane and carbon dioxide dynamics from experimental pig graves. Forensic Science International 247: 41-47 doi: 10.1016/j.forsciint.2014.12.002.

Kim, Y., S. Ullah, N.T. Roulet and T.R. Moore 2015. Effect of inundation, oxygen and temperature on carbon mineralization in boreal ecosystems. Science of the Total Environment 511: 381-392 doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2014.12.065.

Kalacska, M., M. Lalonde and T.R. Moore 2015. Estimation of foliar chlorophyll and nitrogen content in an ombrotrophic bog from hyperspectral data: scaling from leaf to image. Remote Sensing of Environment 169: 270-279 doi: 10.1016/j.rse.2015.08.012.

Wang, M., T.R. Moore, J. Talbot and J.L. Riley 2015. The stoichiometry of carbon and nutrients in peat formation. Global Biogeochemical Cycles 29: 113–121 doi: 10.1002/2014GB005000.

Wu, Y., C. Blodau, T.R. Moore, J.L. Bubier, S. Juutinen and T. Larmola 2015. Effects of experimental nitrogen deposition on peatland carbon pools and fluxes: a modeling analysis. Biogeosciences 12: 79-101 doi: 10.5194/bg-12-79-2015. (Revised version of Wu et al. 2014).

Bridgham S.D, T.R. Moore, C.J. Richardson and N.T. Roulet 2014. Greenhouse forcing and soil carbon sequestration in freshwater wetlands: a comment on Mitsch et al. (2013). Landscape Ecology 29: 1481-1485 doi: 10.1007/s10980-014-0067-2.

Brown, M.G., E.R. Humphreys, T.R. Moore, N.T. Roulet and P.M. Lafleur 2014. Evidence for a non-monotonic relationship between ecosystem-scale peatland methane emissions and water table depth. JGR-Biogeosciences 119: 826-835 doi: 10.1002/2013JG002576.

Camino Serrano, M., B. Gielen, S. Luyssaert, B. Guenet, S. Vicca, B. De Vos, N. Cools, W. Borken, B. Ahrens, N. Clarke, E. Graf-Panatier, T. Nieminen, L. Schwendenmann, T. Moore, B. Clarkson, M. Nilsson, A. Don, M. Morris, P. Ciais and I. Janssens 2014. Linking variability in soil solution dissolved organic carbon to climate, soil type, and vegetation type. Global Biogeochemical Cycles 28:497-509doi: 10.1002/2013GB004726.

Clarkson, B.R., T.R. Moore, N.B. Fitzgerald, D. Thornburrow, C.H. Watts and S. Miller 2014. Water table regime regulates litter decomposition in restiad peatlands, New Zealand. Ecosystems 17: 317-326 doi: 10.1007/s10021-013-9726-4.

Kim, Y., S. Ullah, T.R. Moore and N.T. Roulet 2014. Dissolved organic carbon and total dissolved nitrogen production by boreal soils and litter: the role of flooding, oxygen concentration, and temperature. Biogeochemistry 118: 35-48 doi: 10.1007/s10533-013-9903-8.

Kross, A.S.E., N.T. Roulet, T.R. Moore, P.M. Lafleur, E.R. Humphreys, J.W. Seaquist, L.B. Flanagan and M. Aurela 2014. Phenology and its role in carbon dioxide exchange processes in northern peatlands. JGR-Biogeosciences 119: 1370-1384 doi: 10.1002/2014JG002666.

Lai, D.Y.F., T.R. Moore and N.T. Roulet 2014. Spatial and temporal variations of methane flux measured by autochambers in a temperate ombrotrophic peatland. JGR-Biogeosciences 119: 864–880 doi: 10.1002/2013JG002410.

Lai, D.F.Y., N.T. Roulet and T.R. Moore 2014. The spatial and temporal relationships between CO2 and CH4 exchange in a temperate ombrotrophic bog. Atmospheric Environment 89C: 249-259 doi: 10.1016/j.atmosenv.2014.02.034.

Loisel, J., Z. Yu, D.W. Beilman, P. Camill, J. Alm, M.J. Amesbury, D. Anderson, S. Andersson, C. Bochicchio, K. Barber, L.R. Belyea, J. Bunbury, F. M. Chambers, D.J. Charman, F. De Vleeschouwer, B. Fiałkiewicz-Kozieł, S.A. Finkelstein, M. Gałka, M. Garneau, D. Hammarlund, W. Hinchcliffe, J. Holmquist, P. Hughes, M.C. Jones, E.S. Klein, U. Kokfelt, A. Korhola, P. Kuhry, A. Lamarre, M. Lamentowicz, D. Large, M. Lavoie, G. MacDonald, G. Magnan, M. Makila, G. Mallon, P. Mathijssen, D. Mauquoy, J. McCarroll, T.R. Moore, J. Nichols, B. O’Reilly, P. Oksanen, M. Packalen, D. Peteet, P.J.H. Richard, S. Robinson, T. Ronkainen, M. Rundgren, A. Britta, K. Sannel, C. Tarnocai, T. Thom, E.-S. Tuittila, M. Turetsky, M. Valiranta, M. van der Linden, B. van Geel, S. van Bellen, D. Vitt, Y. Zhao and W. Zhou 2014. A database and synthesis of northern peatland soil properties and Holocene carbon and nitrogen accumulation. The Holocene 24: 1028-1042 doi: 10.1177/0959683614538073.

Peichl, M., A.M. Arain, T.R. Moore, J.J. Brodeur, M. Khomik, S. Ullah, N. Restrepo-Coupé, J. McLaren and M.R. Pejam 2014. Carbon and greenhouse gas balances in an age-sequence of temperate pine plantations. Biogeosciences 11: 5399-5410 doi: 10.5194/bg-11-5399-2014.

Sharp, C.E., J.M. Graham, M.B. Stott, T.R. Moore, S.E. Grasby,  M. Strack and P.F. Dunfield 2014. Distribution and diversity of Verrucomicrobia methanotrophs in geothermal and acidic environments. Environmental Microbiology 6: 1867-78 doi: 10.1111/1462-2920.

Talbot, J., N.T. Roulet, O. Sonnentag and T.R. Moore 2014. Increases in aboveground biomass and leaf area 85 years after drainage in a bog.Botany92: 713-721 doi: 10.1139/cjb-2013-0319.

Turetsky, M.R., A. Kotowska, J. Bubier, N.B. Dise, P. Crill, E. Hornibrook, K. Minkinnen, T.R. Moore, I.H. Myers-Smith, H. Nykänen, D. Olefeldt, J. Rinne, S. Saarnio, N. Shurpali, J.M. Waddington, J. White, K. Wickland and M. Wilmking 2014. A synthesis of methane emissions from 71 northern, temperate, and subtropical wetlands.Global Change Biology 20: 2183-2197 doi: 10.1111/gcb.12580.

Wang, M. and T.R. Moore 2014. Carbon, nitrogen, phosphorus and potassium stoichiometry in an ombrotrophic peatland reflects plant functional type. Ecosystems 17: 673-684 doi: 10.1007/s10021-013-9726-4.

Wang, M., T.R. Moore, J. Talbot and P.J.H. Richard 2014. The cascade of C:N:P stoichiometry in an ombrotrophic peatland: from plants to peat. Environmental Research Letters 9:024003 (7 pp) http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/1748-9326/9/2/024003.

Wang, M., M.T. Murphy and T.R. Moore 2014. Nutrient resorption of two evergreen shrubs in response to long-term fertilization in an ombrotrophic peatland. Oecologia 174: 365-377 doi: 10.1007/s00442-013-2784-7.

Wu, H., C. Peng, T.R. Moore, D. Hua, C. Li, Q. Zhu, M. Peichl, M.A. Arain and Z. Guo 2014. Modeling dissolved organic carbon in temperate forest soils: TRIPLEX-DOC model development and validation. Geoscientific Model Development 7: 867-88 doi: 10.5194/gmd-7-867-2014.

Wu, Y., C. Blodau, T.R. Moore, J.L. Bubier, S. Juutinen and T. Larmola 2014. Effects of experimental nitrogen deposition on peatland carbon pools and fluxes: a modeling analysis. Biogeosciences Discussions 11: 10271-10321 doi: 10.5194/bgd-11-10271-2014.

Basiliko, N., K. Henry, V. Gupta, T.R. Moore, B.T. Driscoll and P.F. Dunfield 2013. Controls on bacterial and archaeal community structure and links to greenhouse gas production in natural, mined, and restored Canadian peatlands. Frontiers in Terrestrial Microbiology 4: 215 doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2013.00215.

Bu, Z-J., X-X Zheng, H. Rydin, T. Moore and J. Ma 2013. Facilitation vs. competition: does interspecific interaction affect drought responses in Sphagnum? Basic & Applied Ecology 14: 574-584 doi: 10.1016/j.baae.2013.08.002.

Coomes, O.T., T.R. Moore, J. Paterson, S. Breau, N. Ross and N.T. Roulet 2013. Academic performance indicators for departments of geography in the U.S. and Canada. The Professional Geographer 65: 433-450 doi: 10.1080/00330124.2012.697798.

Kalacska, M., J.P. Arroyo-Mora, J. de Gea, E. Snirer, C. Herzog and T.R. Moore 2013. Videographic analysis of Eriophorum vaginatum spatial coverage in an ombrotrophic bog. Remote Sensing 5: 6501-6512 doi: 10.3390/rs5126501.

Larmola, T., J.L. Bubier, C. Kobyljanec, N. Basiliko, S. Juutinen, E. Humphreys, M. Preston and T.R. Moore 2013.Vegetation feedbacks of nutrient addition lead to a weaker carbon sink in an ombrotrophic bog. Global Change Biology 19: 3729-3739 doi: 10.1111/gcb.12328.

Basiliko, N., H. Stewart, T.R. Moore and N.T. Roulet 2012. Do root exudates enhance peat decomposition? Geomicrobiology Journal 29: 374-378.

Chong, M., E. Humphreys & T.R. Moore 2012. Microclimatic response to increasing shrub cover and its effect on Sphagnum CO2 exchange in a bog. Ecoscience 19: 89-97.

Dalva, M., M. Kalácska, T.R. Moore and A. Costopoulos 2012. Detecting graves with methane. Geoderma 189-90: 18-27.

Kothawala, D.N., C. Roehm, C. Blodau and T.R. Moore 2012. Selective adsorption of dissolved organic matter to mineral soils. Geoderma 189-190: 334-342.

Lai, D.Y.F., N.T. Roulet, E.R. Humphreys, T.R. Moore and M. Dalva 2012. The effect of atmospheric turbulence and chamber deployment period on autochamber CO2 and CH4 flux measurements in an ombrotrophic peatland. Biogeosciences 9: 3305-3322 doi: 10.5194/bg-9-3305-2012.

Laine, A., J. Bubier, T. Riutta, M. Nilsson, T.R. Moore, H. Vasander and E-S. Tuitilla 2012. Abundance and composition of plant biomass as potential controls for mire net ecosystem CO2 exchange. Botany 90: 63-74.

Limpens, J. G. Granath, R. Aerts, M., M.P.D. Heijmans, L.J. Sheppard, L. Bragazza, B. Williams, H. Rydin, J. Bubier, T. Moore, L. Rochefort, E.A.D. Mitchell, A. Buttler, L.J.L. van den Berg, U. Gunnarsson, A-J. Francez, R. Gerdol, M. Thormann, P. Grosvernier, M.M. Wiedermann, M.B. Nilsson, M.R. Hoosbeek, S. Bayley, J-F. Nordbakken, M.P.C.P. Paulissen, S. Hotes, A. Breeuwer, M. Ilomets, H.B.M. Tomassen, I. Leith and B. Xu 2012. Glasshouse vs field experiments: do they yield ecologically similar results for assessing N impacts on peat mosses? New Phytologist 195: 408-418.

Bubier, J.L, R. Smith, S. Juutinen, T.R. Moore, R. Minocha, S. Long and S. Minocha 2011. Effects of nutrient addition on leaf chemistry, morphology, and photosynthetic capacity of three bog shrubs. Oecologia 167: 355-368.  

Limpens, J., G. Granath, U. Gunnarsson, R. Aerts, S. Bayley, L. Bragazza, J. Bubier, A. Buttler, L.J.L. van den Berg, A-J. Francez, R. Gerdol, P. Grosvernier, M.M.P.D. Heijmans, M.R. Hoosbeek, S. Hotes, M. Ilomets, I. Leith, E.A.D. Mitchell, T. Moore, M.B. Nilsson, J-F. Nordbakken, L. Rochefort, H. Rydin, L.J. Sheppard, M. Thormann, M.M. Wiedermann, B.L. Williams and B. Xu 2011. Climatic modifiers of the response to N deposition in peat-forming Sphagnum mosses: a meta-analysis. New Phytologist 191: 496-507.

Moore, T.R., A. De Young, J. Bubier, E. Humphreys, P. Lafleur and N.T. Roulet 2011. A multi-year record of methane flux at the Mer Bleue bog, southern Canada. Ecosystems 14: 646-657.

Moore, T.R., A.J. Trofymow, C.E. Prescott, B. Titus and CIDET Working Group 2011. Nature and nurture in the continuum of C, N and P from litter to soil organic matter in Canadian forests. Plant & Soil 339: 163-175.

Pelletier L., M. Garneau and T R. Moore 2011. Variation in CO2 exchange over three summers at the microform scale in a boreal bog, Eastmain region, Quebec, Canada. JGR-Biogeosciences 116: G03019, doi: 10.1029/2011JG001657.

Potvin, C., N. Buchmann, J. Monteza. T.R. Moore, M. Murphy, Y. Oelmann, M. Scherer-Lorenzen, B.L. Turner, W. Wilcke, S. Wolf, L. Mancilla and F. Zeugin 2011. An ecosystem approach to biodiversity effects: carbon pools in a tropical tree plantation. Forest Ecology & Management 261: 1614-1624.

Ullah, S. and T.R. Moore 2011. Biogeochemical controls on methane, nitrous oxide and carbon dioxide fluxes from deciduous forest soils in eastern Canada. JGR-Biogeosciences 116: G03010, doi: 10.1029/2010JG001525.

Wendel, S., T.R. Moore, J. Bubier and C. Blodau 2011. Experimental nitrogen, phosphorus, and potassium deposition decreases summer soil temperatures, water contents, and soil CO2 concentrations in a northern bog. Biogeosciences 8: 585-595.

Wu, J., N.T. Roulet, T.R. Moore, P. Lafleur and E. Humphreys 2011. Dealing with microtopography of an ombrotrophic bog for simulating ecosystem-level CO2 exchanges. Ecological Modelling 222: 1038–1047.

Xing, Y., J. Bubier, T. Moore, M. Murphy, N. Basiliko, S. Wendel and C. Blodau 2011. The fate of 15N-nitrate in a northern peatland impacted by long term experimental nitrogen, phosphorus and potassium fertilization. Biogeochemistry 103: 281-296.

Frasier, R., S. Ullah and T.R. Moore 2010. Nitrous oxide consumption potentials of well-drained forest soils of southern Québec, Canada. Geomicrobiology 27: 53-60.

Juutinen, S., J.L. Bubier and T.R. Moore 2010. Responses of vegetation and ecosystem CO2 exchange to nine years of fertilization at Mer Bleue bog. Ecosystems 13: 874-887.

Murphy, M.T. and T.R. Moore 2010. Linking root production to aboveground plant characteristics and water table in a temperate bog. Plant & Soil 336:219-231.

Peichl, M., A.A. Arain, S. Ullah and T.R. Moore 2010. Forest floor CO2, CH4 and N2O exchanges in an age-sequence of eastern white pine forests. Global Change Biology 16: 2198–2212.

Teklemariam, T., P.M. Lafleur, T.R. Moore, N.T. Roulet and E.R. Humphreys 2010. The direct and indirect effects of inter-annual climate variability on ecosystem carbon dioxide exchange at a temperate ombrotrophic bog. Agricultural & Forest Meteorology 150: 308-321.

Dinsmore, K., M. Billett and T.R. Moore 2009. Transfer of carbon dioxide and methane through the soil-water-atmosphere system at Mer Bleue peatland, Canada. Hydrological Processes 23: 330-341.

Kothawala, D.N., T.R. Moore and W.H. Hendershot 2009. Soil properties controlling adsorption of dissolved organic carbon to mineral soils. Soil Science Society of America Journal 73: 1831-1842.

Kothawala, D.N. and T.R. Moore 2009. Adsorption of dissolved N by forested mineral soils. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 39: 2381-2390.

McEnroe, N., N.T. Roulet and T.R. Moore 2009. Do pool surface area and depth control CO2 and CH4 fluxes from an ombrotrophic raised bog, James Bay, Canada? JGR-Biogeosciences 114: G01001, doi: 10.1029/2007JG000639.

Moore, T.R. 2009. Dissolved organic carbon production and transport in Canadian peatlands. pp. 229-236 in A.J.

Baird, L.R. Belyea, X. Comas, A.S. Reeves and L.D. Slater (eds.) Carbon Cycling in Northern Peatlands. Geophysical Monograph 184, American Geophysical Union.

Murphy, M.T., R. Laiho and T.R. Moore 2009. Effects of water table drawdown on root production and aboveground biomass in a boreal bog in southern Finland. Ecosystems 12: 1268-1282.

Murphy, M.T., A. McKinley and T.R. Moore 2009. Variations in above- and below-ground vascular plant biomass and water table on a temperate ombrotrophic peatland ombrotrophic peatland. Botany 87: 845-853.

Ullah, S., R. Frasier, L. Pelletier and T. R. Moore 2009. Summer fluxes of greenhouse gases from boreal forest soils, Québec, Canada. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 39: 666-680.

Ullah, S. and T.R. Moore 2009. Soil drainage and vegetation controls of nitrogen transformation rates in deciduous forest soils, southern Quebec. JGR-Biogeosciences 114: doi: 10.1029/ 2008JG000824.

Billett, M.F. and T.R. Moore 2008. Supersaturation and evasion of CO2 and CH4 in surface waters at Mer Bleue peatland, Canada. Hydrological Processes 22: 2044-2054.

Kothawala, D.N., T.R. Moore and W.H. Hendershot 2008. Adsorption of dissolved organic carbon to mineral soils: A comparison of four isotherm approaches. Geoderma 148: 43-50.

Moore, T.R., D. Paré, and R. Boutin 2008. Production of dissolved organic carbon in Canadian forest soils. Ecosystems 11: 740-751.

Moore, T.R., A.J. Trofymow, M. Siltanen and L.M. Korz 2008. Litter decomposition and N and P dynamics in peatland and upland sites over 12 years in central Canada. Oecologia 157: 317-325.

Ullah, S., R. Frasier, L. King, N. Picotte-Anderson and T.R. Moore 2008. Potential fluxes of N2O and CH4 from soils of three forest types in eastern Canada. Soil Biology and Biochemistry 40: 986-994.


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