1. Aukes PAK, Schiff SL, Venkiteswaran JJ, Elgood RJ, Spoelstra J. Hydrologic Compartments are More Important than Ecozone in Size-Based Characterization of Freshwater Dissolved Organic Matter across Canada. bioRxiv

  2. Kehoe MJ, Ingalls BP, Venkiteswaran JJ, Baulch HM. Successful forecasting of harmful cyanobacteria blooms with high frequency lake data. bioRxiv

  3. Salk KR, Venkiteswaran JJ, Couture R-M, Higgins SN, Paterson MJ, Schiff SL. Long-term influence of climate and experimental eutrophication regimes on phytoplankton blooms. bioRxiv

  4. Tsuji JM, Tran N, Schiff SL, Venkiteswaran JJ, Molot LA, Neufeld JD. Genomic potential for photoferrotrophy in a seasonally anoxic Boreal Shield lake. bioRxiv

  5. Larsen ML, Baulch HM, Schiff SL,. Simon DF, Sauvé S, Venkiteswaran JJ. Extreme midsummer rainfall event drives early onset cyanobacterial bloom. bioRxiv


  1. Pearce NJT, Thomas KE,, Venkiteswaran JJ, Chambers PA, Yates AG. 2020. Metabolic regimes of three mid-order streams in southern Ontario, Canada exposed to contrasting sources of nutrients. Hydrobiologia 847: 1925-1942,

  2. Sokolov VK, VanderZaag A, Habtewold J, Dunsfield K, Wagner-Riddle C, Venkiteswaran JJ, Gordon R. 2020. Dairy manure acidification reduces CH4 emissions over short and long-term. Environmental Technology,

  3. Sokolov VK, VanderZaag A, Habtewold J, Dunsfield K, Wagner-Riddle C, Venkiteswaran JJ, Gordon R. 2019. Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Gradually-Filled Liquid Dairy Manure Storages with Different Levels of Inoculant. Nutrient Cycling in Agroecosystems 115(3): 455-467,

  4. Venkiteswaran JJ, Boeckx P, Goody D. 2019. Towards a global interpretation of dual nitrate isotopes in surface waters. Journal of Hydrology X 4: 100037,

  5. Venkiteswaran JJ, Schiff SL, Ingals BP. 2019. Quantifying the Fate of Wastewater Nitrogen Discharged to a Canadian River. FACETS: 4 315-335,

  6. Whitfield CJ, Casson NJ, North RL, Venkiteswaran JJ, Ahmed O, Leathers J, Nugent K, Prentice T, Baulch HM. 2019. The effect of freeze-thaw cycles on phosphorus release from riparian macrophytes in cold regions. Canadian Water Resources Journal 44(2): 160-173,

  7. Sokolov V, VanderZaag A, Habtewold J, Dunfield K, Wagner-Riddle C, Venkiteswaran JJ, Gordon R. Greenhouse Gas Mitigation through Dairy Manure Acidification. Journal of Environmental Quality 48(5): 1435-1443,

  8. Paterson MJ, Beaty KG, Findlay DL, Findlay WJ, Schiff SL, St.Louis VL, Venkiteswaran JJ. 2019. Long-term changes in nutrient dynamics and plankton communities in a new reservoir. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 76(8): 1459-1469,

  9. Casson NJ, Whitfield CJ, Baulch HM, Mills S, North RL, Venkiteswaran JJ. 2018. A model for training undergraduate students in collaborative science. FACETS 3: 818-829,

  10. Higgins SN, Paterson MJ, Hecky RE, Schindler DW, Venkiteswaran JJ, Findlay DL. 2018. Biological Nitrogen Fixation Prevents the Response of a Eutrophic Lake to Reduced Loading of Nitrogen: Evidence from a 46-Year Whole-Lake Experiment. Ecosystems 21(6): 1088-1100,

  11. Campeau A, Wallin MB, Giesler R, Löfgren S, Mörth C-R, Schiff SL, Venkiteswaran JJ, Bishop K. 2017. Multiple sources and sinks of dissolved inorganic carbon across Swedish streams, refocusing the lens of stable C isotopes. Scientific Reports 7: 9158,

  12. Orihel D, Baulch HM, Casson NJ, Parsons CT, Seckar D, Venkiteswaran JJ. 2017. Internal phosphorus loading in Canadian freshwaters: A critical review and data analysis. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences. 74(12): 2005-2029,

  13. Venkiteswaran JJ, Schiff SL, Paterson MJ, Flinn NAP, Shao H, Elgood RJ. 2017. Changing nitrogen deposition with low δ15N−NH4+ and δ15N−NO3 values at the Experimental Lakes Area, northwestern Ontario, Canada. FACETS 2: 249–266,

  14. Verschoor M, Powe C, McQuay E, Schiff SL, Venkiteswaran JJ, Li J, Molot LA. Internal iron loading and warm temperatures are pre-conditions for cyanobacterial dominance in embayments along Georgian Bay, Great Lakes. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 74(9): 1439-1453,

  15. Schiff SL, Tsjui JM, Wu L, Venkiteswaran JJ, Molot LA, Elgood RJ, Paterson MJ, Neufeld JD. 2017. Millions of Boreal Shield Lakes can be used to Probe the Evolution of Archaean Ocean Life. Scientific Reports 7: 46708,

  16. Venkiteswaran JJ, Schiff SL, Taylor WD. 2015. Linking aquatic metabolism, gas exchange, and hypoxia to impacts along the 300-km Grand River, Canada. Freshwater Science 34(4): 1216-1232,

  17. Snider DM, Venkiteswaran JJ, Schiff SL, Spoelstra J. 2015. From the Ground Up: Nitrous Oxide Sources are Constrained by Stable Isotope Values. PLoS ONE 10(3): e0118954,

  18. Venkiteswaran JJ, Schiff SL, Wallin MB. 2014. Large Carbon Dioxide Fluxes From Headwater Boreal and Sub-Boreal Streams. PLoS ONE 9(7): e101756,

  19. Venkiteswaran JJ, Rosamond MS, Schiff SL. 2014. Non-linear response of riverine N2O fluxes to oxygen and temperature. Environmental Science and Technology 48(3): 1566–1573,

  20. Thuss SJ, Venkiteswaran JJ, Schiff SL. 2014. Modelling dissolved N2O isotopes in surface waters: Implications for N2O production pathways and atmospheric emissions. PLoS ONE 9(3): e90641,

  21. Molot LA, Watson SB, Creed IF, Trick CG, McCabe SK, Verschoor MJ, Sorichetti RJ, Powe C, Venkiteswaran JJ, Schiff SL. 2014. A novel model for cyanobacteria bloom formation: The critical role of anoxia and ferrous iron. Freshwater Biology 59(6): 1323–1340,

  22. Chen G, Venkiteswaran JJ, Schiff SL, Taylor WD. 2014. Inverse modeling of dissolved O2 and δ18O-DO to estimate aquatic metabolism, reaeration and respiration isotopic fractionation: effects of variable light regimes and input uncertainties. Aquatic Sciences 76(3): 313–329,

  23. Venkiteswaran JJ, Schiff SL, St.Louis VL, Matthews CJD, Boudreau NM, Joyce EM, Beaty KG, Bodaly RA. 2013. Processes affecting greenhouse gas production in experimental boreal reservoirs. Global Biogeochemical Cycles 27(7): 567–577,

  24. Snider DM, Venkiteswaran JJ, Schiff SL, Spoelstra J. 2013. A new mechanistic model of δ18O-N2O formation by denitrification. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 112(1): 102–115,

  25. Snider DM, Venkiteswaran JJ, Schiff SL, Spoelstra J. 2012. Deciphering the oxygen isotope composition of nitrous oxide produced by nitrification. Global Change Biology 18(1): 356–370,

  26. Baulch HM, Dillon PJ, Maranger R, Venkiteswaran JJ, Wilson HF, Schiff SL. 2011. Night and day: Short-term variation in nitrogen chemistry and N2O emissions and the implications of daytime sampling. Freshwater Biology 57(3): 509–525,

  27. Snider DM, Spoelstra J, Schiff, SL, Venkiteswaran JJ. 2010. Stable oxygen isotope ratios of nitrate produced from nitrification: 18>O-labelled water incubations of agricultural and temperate forest soils. Environmental Science and Technology 44(14): 5358–5364,

  28. Wassenaar LI, Venkiteswaran JJ, Koehler G, Schiff SL. 2010. Riverine aquatic community metabolism response to point-source sewage inputs quantified using diel δ18O values of dissolved oxygen. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 67(7): 1232–1246,

  29. Baulch HM, Venkiteswaran JJ, Dillon PJ, Maranger R. 2010. Revisiting the application of open-channel estimates of denitrification. Limnology and Oceanography Methods 8: 202–215,

  30. Venkiteswaran JJ, Schiff SL, Wassenaar LI. 2008. Aquatic metabolism and ecosystem health assessment using dissolved O2 stable isotope diel curves. Ecological Applications 18(4): 965–982,

  31. Venkiteswaran JJ, Wassenaar LI, Schiff SL. 2007. Dynamics of dissolved oxygen isotopic ratios: a transient model to quantify primary production, community respiration, and air–water exchange in aquatic ecosystems. Oecologia 153(2): 385–398,

  32. Venkiteswaran JJ, Schiff SL. 2005. Methane oxidation: isotopic enrichment factors in freshwater boreal reservoirs. Applied Geochemistry 20(4): 683–690,

  33. Hendzel LL, Matthews CJD, Venkiteswaran JJ, St.Louis VL, Burton D, Joyce EM, Bodaly RA. 2005. Nitrous Oxide Fluxes in Three Experimental Boreal Forest Reservoirs. Environmental Science and Technology 39(12): 4353–4360,

  34. Matthews CJD, Joyce EM, St.Louis VL, Schiff SL, Venkiteswaran JJ, Hall BD, Bodaly RA, Beaty KG. 2005. Carbon Dioxide and Methane Production in Small Reservoirs Flooding Upland Boreal Forest. Ecosystems 8: 267–285.

  35. Bodaly RA, Beaty KG, Hendzel LH, Majewski AR, Paterson MJ, Rolfhus KR, Penn AF, St.Louis VL, Hall BD, Matthews CJD, Cherewyk K, Mailman M, Hurley JP, Schiff SL, Venkiteswaran JJ. 2005. Response to Jackson ‘Mercury and the FLUDEX Project.’ Environmental Science and Technology 39(9): 185A–186A,

  36. Bodaly RA, Beaty KG, Hendzel LH, Majewski AR, Paterson MJ, Rolfhus KR, Penn AF, St.Louis VL, Hall BD, Matthews CJD, Cherewyk KA, Mailman M, Hurley JP, Schiff SL, Venkiteswaran JJ. 2004. The use of experimental reservoirs to explore the mercury and greenhouse gas impacts of hydro-electric developments: The FLUDEX experiment. Environmental Science and Technology 38(18): 337A–352A,


  1. Campbell LM, Venkiteswaran JJ, Bond AL. 2014. Common Mistakes in Stable Isotope Terminology and Phraseology. figshare,

  2. Orihel D, Swanson H, Venkiteswaran JJ. 2013. Scientists, on saving science – lessons from the campaign to save the Experimental Lakes Area. ASLO Bulletin 22(3): 76–78,

  3. Venkiteswaran JJ. 2012. Up Close and Personal: Why we need the Experimental Lake Area. Alternatives Journal. November 38.6,

Google Scholar