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Publications – Water


Millard, K, and Richardson, M. 2018. Quantifying the relative contributions of vegetation and soil moisture conditions to polarimetric C-Band SAR response in a temperate peatland. Remote Sensing of Environment 206:123-138.



Chételat, J, Richardson, M, MacMillan, G, Amyot, M, and Poulain. A. 2017. The ratio of methylmercury to dissolved organic carbon in water explains methylmercury bioaccumulation across a latitudinal gradient from north-temperate to Arctic lakes. Environmental science & technology.

Langlois, M., Richardson, M., Price, J. 2017. Delineation of peatland lagg boundaries from airborne LiDAR. Journal of Geophysical Research Biogeosciences.

White, L., Millard, K., Banks, S., Richardson, M., Pasher, J., Duffe, J. 2017. Moving to the Radarsat Constellation Mission: Comparing Synthesized Compact Polarimetry and Fully Polarimetric RADARSAT-2 Data for Image Classification of Peatlands. Remote Sensing. 9(6)

Zeng, C., King, D., Richardson, M. 2017. Fusion of Multispectral Imagery and Spectrometer Data in UAV Remote Sensing. Remote Sensing. 9(7): 696.

Zeng, C., Richardson, M., King, D. 2017. The impacts of environmental variables on water reflectance measured using a lightweight unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV)-basedspectrometer system. ISPRS Journal of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing. 130: 217-230.

Behnamian, Amir, Millard, K, Banks, S, White, L, Richardson, M, Pasher, J. 2017. A systematic approach for variable selection with Random Forests: achieving stable variable importance values. Geoscience and Remote Sensing Letters.

Jones, C., Plewes, R., Murison, L., Sinclair, S., Davies, C., Bailey, J., Richardson,M., Gunn, J. 2017. Random forests as cumulative effects models: A case study of lakes and rivers in Muskoka, Canada. Journal of Environmental Management.


Trudeau M., Richardson M. (2016). Empirical assessment of watershed scale effects of urbanization on event flow hydrology in watersheds of Canada’s Great Lakes-St Lawrence Basin. Journal of Hydrology.


Banks, S, Millard, K., Pasher, J., Richardson, M.C., Wang, and Jason Duffe. 2015. Assessing the Potential to Operationalize Shoreline Sensitivity Mapping: Classifying Multi-Date, Multi-Spatial Wide Fine Quad Pol RADARSAT-2 and Landsat 5 Imagery with a Single Random Forest Model. Remote Sensing. 7, 1-x manuscripts; doi:10.3390/rs70x000x

Millard, K., and M.C. Richardson. 2015. “On the Importance of Training Data Sample Selection in Random Forest Image Classification: A Case Study in Peatland Ecosystem Mapping.” Remote Sensing 7.7 (2015): 8489-8515.

Trudeau, M. P., and Richardson, M.C., 2015. “Change in event-scale hydrologic response in two urbanizing watersheds of the Great Lakes St Lawrence Basin 1969–2010.” Journal of Hydrology 523 650-662.

Millard, M., Richardson, M.C. 2013. “Wetland mapping with LiDAR derivatives, SAR decompositions and LiDAR-SAR fusion using a random forest classifier” Canadian Journal of Remote Sensing. 30(4), 1-18.


Zanatta, R. Carey, S.K., Richardson, M.C., 2013. “The influence of hyporheic exchange on reach-scale water budgets in a Precambrian shield catchment, Quebec, Canada”, Hydrological Processes. 27: DOI: 10.1002/hyp.9873


St. Louis, V., Lindberg, S., Sandilands K., Rudd, J., Kelly, C., Harris, R., Tate., M., Krabbenhoft, D.P., Emmerton, C., Asmath, H., Richardson, M.C., 2012 “The role of terrestrial vegetation in atmospheric Hg deposition: pools and fluxes of spike and ambient Hg from the METAALICUS experiment”, Global Biogeochemical Cycles. 26(1): GB1022

Whittington, P., Ketcheson, S., Price, J., Richardson, M.C., DiFebo, A., 2012 “Areal differentiation of snow accumulation and melt between peatland types in the James Bay Lowlands”, Hydrological Processes. doi: 10.1002/hyp.9414

Richardson, M.C., Ketcheson, S., Whittington, P., Price, J. 2012. “Runoff generation in a northern peatland complex: the influences of catchment morphology and scale”, Hydrological Processes. 26(12): doi: 10.1002/hyp.9322

Richardson, M.C., 2012. “Contributions of streamflow variability, concentration discharge shifts and forested wetlands to terrestrial-aquatic solute fluxes in Precambrian Shield headwater catchments”, Ecohydrology. doi: 10.1002/eco.244


Oswald, C, Richardson, M.C., Branfireun, B.A., 2011. “Water storage dynamics and runoff response of a boreal shield headwater catchment”, Hydrological Processes. doi: 10.1002/hyp.8036


Richardson, M.C., Mitchell, C., Branfireun, B., Kolka, R., 2010. Analysis of airborne LiDAR surveys to quantify the characteristics morphologies of northern forested wetlands. Journal of Geophysical Research Biogeosciences. doi:10.1029/2009JG000972


Richardson, M.C., Fortin, M-J., Branfireun, B.A., 2009. “Hydrogeomorphic edge-detection and delineation of landscape functional units from LIDAR DEMs.” Water Resources Research, 45, doi:10.1029/2008WR007518

Richardson, M.C., Mitchell, C., Branfireun, B.A., Kolka, R., 2009. “Influence of topographic setting on the geomorphology and subsurface hydrochemistry of northern forested wetlands. Journal of Geophysical Research-Biogeosciences, 115, doi:10.1029/2009JG000972


Richardson, M.C., Branfireun, B.A., Robinson, V.B. and Graniero, P.A. 2007. “Towards simulating biogeochemical hotspots in the landscape: a geographic object-based approach.” Journal of Hydrology, 342, 97-109