Publications, 1989-1999


Fortin, M.-J. 1999. Effects of sampling unit resolution on the estimation of the spatial autocorrelation. Ecoscience, 6: 636-641.

Parish, R., J.A. Antos and M.-J. Fortin. 1999. Stand development in an old-growth subalpine forest in the southern interior of British Columbia. Can. J. For. Res., 29: 1347-1356.

Drolet, B., A. Desrochers and M.-J. Fortin. 1999. Effects of landscape structure on nesting songbird distribution in a harvested boreal forest. The Condor, 101: 699-704.

Fortin, M.-J., K. Marineau and S. Payette. 1999. Spatial vegetation diversity index along a postfire successional gradient in the northern boreal forest. Ecoscience, 6: 204-213.

Cain, M.L., J.P. Evans, S. Subler and M.-J. Fortin. 1999. Spatial and temporal variation in soil nitrogen availability in a coastal dune community. Oecologia, 118: 397-404.

Fortin, M.-J. 1999. The effects of quadrat size and data measurement on the detection of boundaries. Journal of Vegetation Science, 10: 43-50.


Vasseur, L., M.-J. Fortin and J. Cyr. 1998. Clover and cress as indicators species of impacts from limed sewage sludge and landfill wastewater land application. The Science of the Total Environment, 217: 231-239.


Longpré, D., V. Jarry and M.-J. Fortin. 1997. A review of environmental impact sampling designs used to evaluate accidental spills. Spill Science and Technology Bulletin, 4: 133-139.

Fortin, M.-J. 1997. Effects of data types on vegetation boundary delineation.  Can.  J. For. Res., 27: 1851-1858.

Crête, M., J. Huot, M.-J. Fortin and G.J. Doucet. 1997. Comparison of plant and animal diversity on new reservoir islands and established lake islands in the northern boreal forest of Québec. Canadian Field-Naturalist, 111: 407-416.


Fortin, M.-J., P. Drapeau and G.M. Jacquez. 1996. Quantification of the spatial co-occurrences of ecological boundaries. Oikos, 77: 51-60.

Payette, S., M.-J. Fortin and C. Morneau. 1996. The recent sugar maple decline in southern Québec: probable causes deduced from tree rings. Can. J. For. Res., 26: 1069-1078.


Meekan, M.G., A.D.L. Steven and M.-J. Fortin. 1995. Spatial patterns in the distribution of damselfishes on a fringing coral reef. Coral Reefs, 14: 151-161.

Crête, M., B. Drolet, J. Huot, M.-J. Fortin et G.J. Doucet. 1995. Chronoséquence après feu de la diversité de mammifères et d’oiseaux au nord de la forêt boréale québécoise. Can. J. For. Res., 25: 1509-1518.

Cain, M.L., S.W. Pacala, J.A. Silander and M.-J. Fortin. 1995. Neighborhood models of clonal growth in the white clover Trifolium  repensAmericanNaturalist, 145: 888-917.

Bourget, E. and M.-J. Fortin. 1995. A commentary on current approaches in the aquatic sciences. Hydrobiologia, 300/301: 1-16.

Fortin, M.-J. and P. Drapeau. 1995. Delineation of ecological boundaries: comparison of approaches and significance tests. Oikos, 72: 323-332.

Brodie, C., G. Houle and M.-J. Fortin. 1995. Development of a Populusbalsamifera clone in subarctic Québec reconstructed from spatial analyses. Journal of Ecology, 83: 309-320.


Fortin, M.-J. 1994. Edge detection algorithms for two-dimensional ecological data. Ecology, 75: 956-965.


Oden, N.L., R.R. Sokal, M.-J. Fortin and H. Goebl. 1993. Categorical wombling: detecting regions of significant change in spatially located categorical variables. Geographical Analysis, 25: 315-336.


Sokal, R.R., N.L. Oden, P. Legendre, M.-J. Fortin, J. Kim, B.A. Thomson, A. Vaudor, R.M. Harding and G.Barbujani. 1990. Genetics and Language in European Populations. American Naturalist, 135: 157-175.


Fortin, M.-J., P. Drapeau and P. Legendre. 1989. Spatial autocorrelation and sampling design. Vegetatio, 83: 209-222.

Legendre, P. and M.-J. Fortin. 1989. Spatial pattern and ecological analysis. Vegetatio, 80: 107-138.

Legendre, P., M. Troussellier, V. Jarry and M.-J. Fortin. 1989. Design for simultaneous sampling of ecological variables: from concepts to numerical solutions. Oikos, 55: 30-42.

Sokal, R.R., N.L. Oden, P. Legendre, M.-J. Fortin, J. Kim and A. Vaudor. 1989. Genetic differences among language families in Europe. Am. J. of Physical Anthropology, 79: 489-502.

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