Biography Thomas Suranyi

Professional address:

Université de Montréal
Département de géographie – Campus Mil
1375 avenue Thérèse Lavoie-Roux, Montréal, QC, H2V 0B3
Phone: +33 6 42 93 22 56

Academic background:

    • 2020-now: PhD in paleoecology co-supervised by the Université de Montréal (QC, Canada) and Université de Bourgogne Franche-Comté (France).
    • 2019-2020: Master 2 in Ecology, Monitoring and Management of Ecosystems at the Université de Bourgogne Franche-Comté (France)
    • 2018-2019: Master 1 in Water Sciences at the Université de Franche-Comté (France)
    • 2015-2018: Bachelor degree in Biology-Ecology at the Université de Franche-Comté (France)

Professional experience:

March-August 2020: six-month paleoecology internship at Université de Montréal, département de géographie (QC, Canada). Paleoclimatic reconstructions by multi-model ensemble approach applied on two boreal lakes of eastern Canada.

April-May 2019: two-month paleolimnology internship at Chrono-Environnement laboratory (Besançon, France). Paleolimnological study of lake Chalain (Jura mountains), ecological trajectory over the last century.

April 2018: one-month aquatic ecology internship at Chrono-Environnement laboratory (Besançon, France). Impact of a natural marning on nearshore lake macroinvertebrate communities.

Area of expertise:

Current themes: Paleoclimatic reconstructions from subfossil chironomids and application to the study of the Holocene dynamics of northern maple stands in Quebec.
Key words: paleoecology, paleolimnology, paleoclimatic reconstruction, chironomid assemblages, sugar maple, vegetation dynamics, Holocene