Ducks Unlimited Canada
Institute for Wetland & Waterfowl Research
PO Box 1160
Stonewall, Manitoba, Canada
R0C 2Z0

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Pascal Badiou, Ph.D.

Research Scientist

Conducting watershed research to help create and inform sound, sustainable wetland policies that protect our water and offset the impacts of climate change.

Pascal Badiou joined IWWR in 2006. In general his research focuses on the ecology of wetlands and large shallow lakes. In particular, he’s interested in the role wetland restoration and conservation can play in regulating water quality and quantity in agricultural watersheds of the Canadian Prairies. He is also interested in how the interaction of multiple stressors such as invasive species, increased nutrient loading, pesticides and climate change affect wetland ecosystems.

Additionally, Pascal has been conducting research to determine the importance of wetlands in carbon cycling and how these systems can be managed to mitigate against climate change. He’s also interested in the use of constructed wetlands for the management of stormwater and treatment of sewage effluent to improve water quality at the watershed scale within urban environments.

Education

  • Ph.D., Wetland Ecology, University of Manitoba
  • B.Sc., Environmental Science, University of Manitoba

Pascal’s Publications (organized by year)

Ali, G., A. Haque, N.B. Basu, P. Badiou, and H. Wilson. 2017. Groundwater-driven wetland-stream connectivity in the Prairie Pothole Region: Inferences based on electrical conductivity data. Wetlands 37: 773-785.

Wrubleski, D., P. Badiou, and G. Goldsborough. 2017. Coastal wetlands of Manitoba’s Great Lakes (Canada). In press, in C.M. Finlayson, G.R. Milton, R.C. Prentice, and N.C. Davidson, editors. The wetland book volume II. Distribution, description and conservation, Springer, New York, New York, USA.

Badiou, P.H.J. and L.G. Goldsborough. 2015. Ecological impacts of an exotic benthivorous fish, the common carp (Cyprinus carpio L.), on water quality, sedimentation, and submerged marcophyte biomass in wetland mesocosms. Hydrobiologia 755:107-121.

Jeke, N.N., F. Zvomuya, N. Cicek, L. Ross, and P. Badiou. 2015. Biomass, nutrient, and trace element accumulation and partitioning in cattail (Typha latifolia L.) during wetland phytoremediation of municipal biosolids. Journal of Environmental Quality 44:1541-1549.

Badiou, P. and B. Page. 2014. Comparison of nutrient and contaminant export from a moderately and intensively drained watershed. Ducks Unlimited Canada, Stonewall, Manitoba, Canada.

Wells, J., D. Childs, C. Smith, S. Morgan Siegers, and P. Badiou. 2014. Manitoba’s blue mosaic: Six aquatic strongholds of Manitoba’s boreal forest. Boreal Songbird Initiative, Seattle, Washington, USA.

Badiou, P., R. Baldwin, M. Carlson, M. Darveau, P. Drapeau, K. Gaston, J. Jacobs, J. Kerr, S. Levin, M. Manseau, G. Orians, S. Pimm, H. Possingham, P. Raven, F. Reid, D. Roberts, T. Root, N. Roulet, J. Schaefer, D. Schindler, J. Strittholt, N. Turner, A. Weaver, and J. Wells. 2013. Conserving the world’s last great forest is possible: here’s how. International Boreal Conservation Panel, Washington, DC, USA.

Berard, G., D. Applin, E. Cloutis, J. Stromberg, R. Sharma, P. Mann, S. Grasby, R. Bezys, B. Horgan, K. Londry, M. Rice, B. Last, F. Last, P. Badiou, G. Goldsborough, and J. Bell III. 2013. A hypersaline spring analogue in Manitoba, Canada for potential ancient spring deposits on Mars. Icarus 224: 399-412.

Badiou, P. 2012. Protect first, restore later: Why wetland triage might put rehab on hold. Water Canada 12:34-35.

Degenhardt, D., D. Humphries, A.J. Cessna, P. Messing, P.H. Badiou, R. Raina, A. Farenhorst, and D.J. Pennock. 2012. Dissipation of glyphosate and aminomethylphosphonic acid in water and sediment of two Canadian prairie wetlands. Journal of Environmental Science and Health, Part B 47:631-639.

Milton, G.R., C.K. Edwards, A. Barnett, P. Badiou, A.J. Celauro, B. Crouch, P. Farnese, J.R. Graham, M. Granskou, P. Kehoe, D. Smith, L. Soroka, S. Williams, and S. Yaich. 2012. White paper on policy advocacy for joint ventures. North American Waterfowl Plan Committee.

Yang, W., A. Bonnycastle, Y. Liu, L. Boychuk, S. Gabor, and P. Badiou. 2012. Examining water quantity and quality benefits from wetland conservation and restoration in the Smith Creek watershed. University of Guelph, Guelph, Canada.

Badiou, P., L.G. Goldsborough, and D. Wrubleski. 2011. Impacts of common carp (Cyprinus carpio) on freshwater ecosystems: a review. Pages 121-146 in J.D. Sanders and S.B. Peterson, (eds.). Carp: habitat, management and diseases. Nova Science Publishers, New York, USA.

Badiou, P., R. McDougal, D. Pennock, and B. Clark. 2011. Greenhouse gas emissions and carbon sequestration potential in restored wetlands of the Canadian prairie pothole region. Wetlands Ecology and Management 19:237-256.

Badiou, P.H.J. and L.G. Goldsborough. 2010. Ecological impacts of an exotic benthivorous fish in large experimental wetlands, Delta Marsh, Canada. Wetlands 30:657-667.

Yang, W., X. Wang, Y. Liu, S. Gabor, L. Boychuk, and P. Badiou. 2010. Simulated environmental effects of wetland restoration scenarios in a typical Canadian prairie watershed. Wetlands Ecology and Management 18:269-279.

Badiou, P.H., H.M. Cooley , and T. Savard. 2006. Water chemistry and phytoplankton data for the lower Nelson River system, Manitoba, 2004. A report prepared for Manitoba Hydro by North/South Consultants Inc. Report 04-04.

Badiou, P.H.J. and L.G. Goldsborough. 2006. Northern range expansion and invasion by the common carp, Cyprinus carpio, of the Churchill River system in Manitoba. Canadian Field Naturalist 120:83-86.

Badiou, P. 2005. Historical and projected impacts of effluent release from the Selkirk thermal generating station drain on water chemistry in the Red River. A report prepared for Manitoba Hydro by North/South Consultants Inc.

Badiou, P.H. and H.M. Cooley. 2005. Water chemistry, phytoplankton, and sediment chemistry data for the Nelson and Assean River systems, Manitoba, 2002. A report prepared for Manitoba Hydro by North/South Consultants Inc. Report 02-14.

Badiou,P.H., H.M. Cooley , and T. Savard. 2005. Water chemistry data for the lower Nelson River system, Manitoba, 2003. A report prepared for Manitoba Hydro by North/South Consultants Inc. Report 03-05.

Badiou, P.H.J. 2005. Ecological impacts of an exotic benthivorous fish in wetlands: a comparison between common carp (Cyprinus carpio L.) additions in large experimental wetlands and small mesocosms in Delta Marsh, Manitoba. Dissertation, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada.

Londry, K.L., P.H. Badiou, and S.E. Grasby. 2005. Identification of a marine green alga, Percursaria percursa, from hypersaline springs in the middle of the North American continent. Canadian Field-Naturalist 119:82-87.

Badiou, P.H. and H.M. Cooley. 2004. Water chemistry, phytoplankton, and sediment chemistry data for the Nelson and Assean River systems, Manitoba, 2001. A report prepared for Manitoba Hydro by North/South Consultants Inc. Report 01-15.

Badiou, P.H., H.M. Cooley, T. Savard, and E. Shipley. 2004. Assiniboine River monitoring study: Portage la Prairie to Headingly. Water quality progress report, November, 2004. A study conducted for the City of Portage la Prairie by North/South Consultants Inc. and Earth Tech Canada Inc.

Bezte, C.L and P.H. Badiou. 2004. Winnipeg Airports Authority water quality summary – 2003. A report prepared for Winnipeg Airports Authority Inc. by North/South Consultants Inc.

Cooley, H.M. and P. Badiou. 2004. Water chemistry and phytoplankton data for the Rat/Burntwood and Footprint river systems, Manitoba, 2000. Nisichawayasihk Cree Nation – Manitoba Hydro Joint Environmental Studies, Draft Report 04-01.

Cooley, H.M. and P. Badiou. 2004. Water chemistry, sediment chemistry, and phytoplankton data for the Rat/Burntwood and Footprint river systems, Manitoba, 2001. Nisichawayasihk Cree Nation – Manitoba Hydro Joint Environmental Studies, Draft Report 04-06.

Cooley, H.M., P. Badiou, and E. Shipley. 2004. Water chemistry and phytoplankton data for the Burntwood River system, Manitoba, 2002. Nisichawayasihk Cree Nation – Manitoba Hydro Joint Environmental Studies, Draft Report 03-12.

Cooley, H.M., P.H. Badiou, and F. Schneider-Vieira. 2004. Assiniboine River monitoring study: Portage la Prairie to Headingley. Final water quality assessment and model, February, 2004. A study conducted for the City of Portage la Prairie by North/South Consultants Inc. and Earth Tech Canada Inc.

Badiou, P.H., H.M. Cooley, and J. Toews. 2003. Phase I: Assiniboine River aquatic study. A report prepared for Nexen Chemicals Canada Limited Partnership by North/South Consultants Inc.

Badiou, P.H., D.F. Malley, M. Paterson, and M.P. Stainton. 2000. Use of near-infrared spectroscopy as a tool for monitoring sediment and water chemistry at the Experimental Lakes Area. Proceedings of the 43rd meeting of the Manitoba Soil Science Society, January 25-26, 2000, Winnipeg, Canada.

Malley, D.F. and P.H. Badiou. 2000. Near-infrared spectroscopy as a tool for the comprehensive analysis of lake sediments. Proceedings of the 43rd meeting of the Manitoba Soil Science Society, January 25-26, 2000, Winnipeg, Canada.