Professional address

Natural Resources Canada, Canadian Forest Service, Laurentian Forestry Centre
Mail: 1055 rue du P.E.P.S., POB 10380 Stn. Sainte-foy, Québec G1V 4C7
E-mail :
Phone : 418 648 5829

Academic background

  • 1983 B.Sc. Biological sciences UQAM;
  • 1985 M.Sc. Biological sciences UQAM;
  • 1992 Ph.D. Biological sciences Université de Montréal

Professionnal  experience

Research scientist in forest and fire ecoloy, Natural Resources Canada
Adjunct professor at UQAM, UQAT and Université Laval.

Area of expertise

Current themes :  Sylvie Gauthier has been working as research scientist with the Canadian Forest Service of Natural Resources Canada since 1993. Her research aims to characterize disturbance regimes and their effects on forest dynamics. She is also working on translating ecological knowledge into sustainable forest management and climate change adaptation strategies.

Key words : Climate change impacts and adaptation; fire ecology; fire management; post-disturbance forest dynamics; Ecosystem management


Twitter : @GauthierSylvie9