Claire Normandeau

Lab Manager

phone: +1 902-494-4372
campus location: SOSB, Rm. 1-37

Educational Background

  • MSc Oceanography, University of Québec in Rimouski
  • BSc Biology, University of Québec in Montreal

Research Interests

  • Marine geochemical proxies
  • Chromotography (GC, HPLC)
  • Pigment analysis
  • Cavity ring-down spectroscopy (CRDS)
  • CHN analysis

Selected Publications

Cheng, L., Normandeau, C., Bowden, R., Doucett, R., Gallagher, B., Gillikin, D.P., Kumamoto, Y., McKay, J.L., Middlestead, P., Ninnemann, U., Nothaft, D., Dubinina, E.O., Quay, P., Reverdin, G., Shirai, K., Mørkved, P.T., Theiling, B.P., van Geldern, R., and Wallace, D.W.R.2019. An international intercomparison of stable carbon isotope composition measurements of dissolved inorganic carbon in seawater. Limnology and Oceanography: Methods

Walker, S. A., Azetsu-Scott, K., Normandeau, C., Kelley, D. E., Friedrich, R., Newton, R., Schlosser, P., McKay, J. L., Abdi, W., Kerrigan, E., Craig, S. E. and Wallace, D. W. R. (2015), Oxygen isotope measurements of seawater ( H218O/ H216O): A comparison of cavity ring-down spectroscopy (CRDS) and isotope ratio mass spectrometry (IRMS). Limnology and Oceanography: Methods.doi: 10.1002/lom3.10067

Hooker, S.B., L. Clementson, C.S. Thomas, L. Schlüter, M. Allerup, J. Ras, H. Claustre, C. Normandeau, J. Cullen, M. Kienast, W. Kozlowski, M. Vernet, S. Chakraborty, S. Lohrenz, M. Tuel, D. Redalje, P. Cartaxana, C.R. Mendes, V. Brotas, S.G. Prabhu Matondkar, S.G. Parab, A. Neeley, and E. Skarstad Egeland, 2012. The Fifth SeaWiFS HPLC Analysis Round-Robin Experiment (SeaHARRE-5), NASA Tech. Memo., (in press).

Kienast, M., G. MacIntyre, N. Dubois, S. Higginson, C. Normandeau, C.R. Chazen, and T.D. Herbert, 2012. Alkenone unsaturation in surface sediments from the eastern equatorial Pacific: Implications for SST reconstructions, Paleoceanography, 27, PA1210, doi:10.1029/2011PA002254.

Dubois, N., M. Kienast, S. Kienast, C. Normandeau, S.E. Calvert, T.D. Herbert, and A. Mix, 2011. Millennial-scale variations in hydrography and biogeochemistry in the Eastern Equatorial Pacific over the last 100 kyrs. Quat. Sci. Rev., 30, 210-223, doi:10.1016/j.quascirev.2010.10.012.

Hooker, S., L. Van Heukelem, C.S. Thomas, L. Schluter, M.E. Russ, J. Ras, H. Claustre, L. Clementson, E. Canuti, J.-F. Berthon, J. Perl, C. Normandeau, J. Cullen, M. Kienast, and J.L. Pinckney, 2010. The Fourth SeaWiFS HPLC Analysis Round-Robin Experiment (SeaHARRE-4), NASA Tech. Memo., NASA/TM–2010–215857.

Dubois, N., M. Kienast, C. Normandeau, and T.D. Herbert, 2009. Eastern equatorial Pacific cold tongue during the Last Glacial Maximum as seen from alkenone paleothermometry, Paleoceanography, 24, PA4207, doi:10.1029/2009PA001781.

Kienast, M., M. Lehmann, A. Timmermann, E. Galbraith, T. Bolliet, A. Holbourn, C. Normandeau, and C. Laj, 2008. A mid-Holocene transition in the nitrogen dynamics of the western equatorial Pacific: Evidence of a deepening thermocline?, Geophys. Res. Lett., 35, L23610, doi:10.1029/2008GL035464.

Rabalais, N.N., N. Atilla, C. Normandeau, and R.E. Turner, 2004. Ecosystem history of Mississippi River-influenced continental shelf revealed through preserved phytoplankton pigments. Mar. Pollut. Bull., 49, 537-547, doi:10.1016/j.marpolbul.2004.03.017.