Meghan Carr Postdoctoral Fellow

Global Institute for Water Security

Academic Background

  • B.Sc. (Biology), University of Saskatchewan
  • Ph.D., Environment and Sustainability, University of Saskatchewan

Research Keywords and Interests

  • River ecology
  • Fluvial Geomorphology
  • Sediment & contaminant transport
  • In-stream flow needs
  • Fish habitat

Publications

(1) Carr, M.K., Jardine, T.D., Doig, L.E., Jones, P.D., Bharadwaj, L., Chetelat, J., Cott, P. and K.-E. Lindenschmidt. 2017. Stable sulfur isotopes reveal differential mercury exposure in a highly mobile fish community. Science of the Total Environment. Online: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0048969717302541

(2) Carr, M.K., Watkinson, D.A., and K.-E. Lindenschmidt. 2015. Identifying Links between Geomorphic Response Units (GRU) and Fish Species in the Assiniboine River, Manitoba. Ecohydrology. doi: 10.1002/eco.1714.

(3) Carr, M.K., Watkinson, D.A., Svendsen, J.C., Enders, E.C., Long, J., and K.-E. Lindenschmidt. 2015. Geospatial modelling of the Birch River: Distribution of Carmine Shiner (Notropis percobromus) in Geomorphic Response Units (GRU). International Review of Hydrobiology. 100: 129-140.

(4) Carr, M.K., Lacho, C., Pollock, M.S., Watkinson, D.A., and K-E. Lindenschmidt. 2014. Development of geomorphic typologies for identifying Lake Sturgeon (Acipenser fulvescens) habitat in the Saskatchewan River System. River Systems.  21(4): 215-227. Online: https://www.schweizerbart.de/papers/rs/detail/21/85366/
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 (5) Doig, L., Meissner, A.G.N., Carr, M.K., Jardine, T.D., Jones, P.D., Bharadwaj, L., and K-E. Lindenschmidt. 2017. Open-water and under-ice seasonal variations in trace element content and physicochemical associations in fluvial bed sediment. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry. 36(11): 2916-2924. DOI: 10.1002/etc.3886

(6) Baldwin, C., Bradford, L., Carr, M.K., Doig, L., Jardine, T.D., Jones, P.D., Bharadwaj, L., and K-E. Lindenschmidt. 2017. Ecological patterns of fish distribution as relayed by Traditional Knowledge and Western Science. International Journal of Water Resources Development. 34(2): 305-324. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/07900627.2017.1298516

(7) Meissner, A.G.N., Carr, M.K., Phillips, I.D., and K.-E. Lindenschmidt. 2015. Using a Geospatial Model to Relate Fluvial Geomorphology to Macroinvertebrate Habitat in a Prairie River- Part 1: Genus-Level Correlations to Geomorphic Typologies. Water. 8(42), doi:10.3390/w8020042

(8) Meissner, A.G.N., Carr, M.K., Phillips, I.D., and K.-E. Lindenschmidt. 2015. Using a Geospatial Model to Relate Fluvial Geomorphology to Macroinvertebrate Habitat in a Prairie River- Part 2: Matching Family-Level Indices to Geomorphological Response Units (GRUs). Water. 8(107): doi: 10.3390/w8030107

(9) Pollock, M.S., Carr, M.K., Kreitals, N.M., and I.D. Phillips. 2014 Review of a species in peril: What we don’t know about lake sturgeon may kill them. Environmental Reviews (Online): http://www.nrcresearchpress.com/doi/abs/10.1139/er-2014-0037?src=recsys#.VZVY0UbkpAM

(10) Wishingrad, V., Carr, M.K., Pollock, M.S., Ferrari, M.C.O., and D.P. Chivers. 2014. Lake Sturgeon Acipenser fulvescens geographic range, distribution, and migration patterns in the Saskatchewan River. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society. Online: http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/00028487.2014.954052#.VZVI9UbkpAM

(11) Lin Li; Meghan Carr; Amir Sadeghian; Iain David Phillips; Karl-Erich Lindenschmidt. (submitted) Modelling the possible impacts of climate change on the thermal regime and macroinvertebrate community of a regulated prairie river. PLOS One