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Yannick Huot

Professeur, Faculté des lettres et sciences humaines

FLSH Géomatique appliquée


Sujet de recherche

Ecological and Ecophysiological Processes, Optics and Photonics, Telemetry (Remote Sensing, Radar), Plants

Disciplines de recherche

Oceanography, Biology and Related Sciences


Biological Oceanography, Chlorophyll fluorescence, Limnology, Ocean Optics, Phytoplankton, Primary productivity, Remote sensing

Intérêts de recherche

I study phytoplankton ecophysiology and aquatic optics by using laboratory, field, modelling and remote sensing techniques.

Langues parlées et écrites

Anglais, Français


(2008). (Post-doctorate, Post doctoral studies). Université de Paris VI (P & M Curie).

(2004). (Doctorate, Ph.D. in Oceanography). Dalhousie University.

(2001). (Master's Thesis, Master's in Oceanography - Masters). Dalhousie University.

(1997). (Bachelor's, Baccalauréat en Physique). Université Laval.

Expérience académique

Professor. (2019-). Université de Sherbrooke. Canada.

Fellow. (2015-2016). Curtin University of Technology. Australia.

Prix et distinctions

  • (2016) Curtin University Visiting Fellow. Curtin University of Technology. (Honor).


  • Grant. (Awarded). Principal Investigator. Evaluation of drone for sampling lakes. Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC). Alliance. 83 600 $. (2022-2023)
  • Grant. (Awarded). Principal Applicant. NSERC Canadian Lake Pulse Network. Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC). Partnership Network grant. 5 499 999 $. (2016-2021)
  • Grant. (Awarded). Co-investigator. A bio-optical approach to understanding long term changes in phytoplankton abundance and composition in the Southern Ocean and their impact on the biological productivity. Swiss Polar Institute. ACE project. 528 000 $. (2016-2020)
  • Grant. (Awarded). Co-investigator. Optically Resolving Size and Composition Distributions of Particles in the Dissolved-Particulate Continuum From 20 nm to 20 mm to Improve the Estimate of Carbon Flux. National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). 225 000 $. (2017-2020)
  • Grant. (Awarded). Collaborator. Robotic investigation of water optical properties in the Southern Ocean. Australian Research Council (ARC). Discovery projects. 498 000 $. (2016-2020)
  • Grant. (Completed). Principal Applicant. Phytoplankton photophysiology in lakes and oceans. (2014-2019)
  • Grant. (Declined). Co-applicant. Complexe de recherche multi-échelle en hydrologie, hydraulique et environnement. (2015-2019)
  • Research Chair. (Completed). Principal Applicant. Canada research chair in Earth observation and phytoplankton ecophysiology. (2013-2018)
  • Grant. (Awarded). Co-applicant. Unravelling the causes of the bio-optical anomalies in the Southern Ocean, and their impact on satellite detection of long-term changes in phytoplankton amounts and composition. National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). 550 000 $. (2016-2018)
  • Grant. (Completed). Co-applicant. An integrative meta-omics study on the ecology of freshwater plankton communities. (2015-2018)
  • Grant. (Completed). Co-investigator. Infer Marine Particles Properties from Polarized Volume Scattering Functions (IMPROVE). (2015-2018)
  • Grant. (Declined). Co-investigator. Precursor indicators of cyanobacterial blooms. (2013-2016)
  • Grant. (Completed). Co-applicant. Impact of pesticides on the structure of the cyanobacteria and phytoplankton within a changing climate. Fonds de recherche du Québec - Nature et technologies (FRQNT). Team grant. 175 000 $. (2013-2016)
  • Grant. (Completed). Co-applicant. Quantifying sources of optical backscattering in support of remote-sensing applications for water quality. (2013-2016)
  • Grant. (Completed). Principal Applicant. Bioscrubbing CO2 using microalgae in residual wastewaters from the biofuels industry. (2012-2015)
  • Grant. (Completed). Principal Applicant. Centre d'applications et de recherche en télédétection - group grant. (2012-2015)
  • Grant. (Completed). Principal Investigator. Caractérisation spatio-temporelle des pesticides et des communautés de phytoplancton algal et cyanobactérien dans le Petit-lac-Saint-François, ses tributaires et son exutoire. (2014-2014)
  • Grant. (Completed). Principal Applicant. Ecophysiology of phytoplankton succession, growth and primary productivity across aquatic ecosystems. (2009-2014)
  • Grant. (Completed). Co-applicant. Photophysiology of phytoplankton. (2013-2014)
  • Research Chair. (Completed). Principal Applicant. Canadan research Chair in Earth observation and phytoplankton ecophysiology. (2008-2013)
  • Grant. (Completed). Principal Applicant. Innovative lighting system for mass algal culture. (2013-2013)
  • Grant. (Completed). Principal Applicant. Ecophysiology of phytoplankton succession, growth and primary productivity across aquatic ecosystems. (2012-2013)
  • Grant. (Awarded). Principal Investigator. Effect of turbulence on phytoplankton. (2012-2013)
  • Grant. (Completed). Co-applicant. Interaction between the bacterioplankton and phytoplankton community structure. (2012-2013)
  • Grant. (Completed). Principal Applicant. Automated Lake Observatory System of the Plankton and Abiotic Factors Controlling its growth. (2009-2012)
  • Grant. (Completed). Principal Applicant. Ecophysiology of lake cyanobacteria and phytoplankton using autonomous observations. (2009-2012)
  • Grant. (Completed). Principal Applicant. Ecophysiology of lake cyanobacteria and phytoplankton using autonomous observations. (2009-2012)
  • Contract. (Completed). Principal Investigator. Evaluation of microalgae as a source of biofuels in Quebec. (2011-2012)
  • Grant. (Completed). Co-applicant. Field-Deployable Fluorescence Induction Instrument for analyzing Phytoplankton. (2010-2011)
  • Grant. (Completed). Principal Applicant. Description and validation of a coupled fluorescence and photophysiology model of phytoplankton. (2009-2011)
  • Grant. (Completed). Principal Applicant. Centre d'applications et de recherche en télédétection - group grant. (2010-2011)
  • Grant. (Completed). Principal Applicant. Description and validation of a coupled fluorescence and photophysiology model of phytoplankton. (2009-2011)
  • Fellowship. (Completed). Principal Investigator. Remote sensing of sun-induced fluorescence using MERIS. (2006-2008)
  • Fellowship. (Completed). Principal Applicant. Sun-induced fluorescence from cell to remote sensing. (2005-2007)
  • Fellowship. (2000-2002)
  • Fellowship. (2000-2002)
  • Fellowship. (2001-2002)
  • Fellowship. (2000)
  • Fellowship. (2000)
  • Fellowship. (1997-1999)


Articles de revue

  • Baud, A; Aulard, C; Ghanbari, H; Fradette, M; Antoniades, D; Giorgio, P; Huot, Y; Francus, P; Smol, J.; Gregory-Eaves, I. (2022). A framework for 210Pb model selection and its application to 37 cores from Eastern Canada to identify the dynamics and drivers of lake sedimentation rates. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms 10.1002/esp.5391.
  • Cremella, B*; Bélanger, S, Huot, Y. (2022). Aquatic particulate absorption coefficient combining extraction and bleaching optimized for inland waters. Limnology and Oceanography: Methods 20 451-465. (Published).
  • Kreamer, SA; Barbosa da Costa, N; Oliva, A*, Huot, Y; Wlash, DA. (2022). A resistome survey across hundreds of freshwater bacterial communities reveals the impacts of veterinary and human antibiotics use. Frontiers in Microbiology 995418.
  • Pan, Y*; Bélanger, S; & Huot, Y. (2022). Evaluation of Atmospheric Correction Algorithms over Lakes for High-Resolution Multispectral Imagery: Implications of Adjacency Effect. Remote Sensing 14 (13), 2979.
  • Siegel, David A and Cetini{\'c}, Ivona and Graff, Jason R and Lee, Craig M and Nelson, Norman and Perry, Mary Jane and Ramos, Inia Soto and Steinberg, Deborah K and Buesseler, Ken and Hamme, Roberta and others. (2021). An operational overview of the EXport Processes in the Ocean from RemoTe Sensing (EXPORTS) Northeast Pacific field deployment. Elementa 9 (14), 10.1525/elementa.202. (Published).
  • Robinson, Charlotte M and Huot, Yannick and Schuback, Nina and Ryan-Keogh, Thomas J and Thomalla, Sandy J and Antoine, David. (2021). High latitude Southern Ocean phytoplankton have distinctive bio-optical properties. Optics Express 29 (14), 21084--21112. (Published).
  • Schuback, Nina and Tortell, Philippe D and Berman-Frank, Ilana and Campbell, Douglas A and Ciotti, Aurea and Courtecuisse, Emilie and Erickson, Zachary K and Fujiki, Tetsuichi and Halsey, Kimberly and Hickman, Anna E and others. (2021). Single-turnover variable chlorophyll fluorescence as a tool for assessing phytoplankton photosynthesis and primary productivity: Opportunities, caveats and recommendations. Frontiers in Marine Science 895. (Published).
  • Massicotte, Philippe and Amon, Rainer MW and Antoine, David and Archambault, Philippe and Balzano, Sergio and B{\'e}langer, Simon and Benner, Ronald and Boeuf, Dominique and Bricaud, Annick and Bruyant, Flavienne and others. (2021). The Malina oceanographic expedition: How do changes in ice cover, permafrost and UV radiation impact biodiversity and biogeochemical fluxes in the Arctic Ocean?. Earth System Science Data 13 (4), 1561--1592. (Published).
  • Oliva A , Garner RE , Walsh D , Huot Y. (2021). The occurrence of potentially pathogenic fungi and protists in Canadian lakes predicted using geomatics, in situ and satellite-derived variables: Towards a tele-epidemiological approach. Water research 209 117935. (Published).
  • Tapics, Tara and Gregory-Eaves, Irene and Huot, Yannick. (2021). The private life of Cystodinium: in situ observation of its attachments and population dynamics. Journal of plankton research 43 (3), 492--496. (Published).
  • Beaulieu, Marieke and Cabana, Hubert and Huot, Yannick. (2020). Adverse effects of atrazine, DCMU and metolachlor on phytoplankton cultures and communities at environmentally relevant concentrations using Fast Repetition Rate Fluorescence. Science of The Total Environment 712 136239. (Published).
  • Beaulieu M*, Cabana H, Huot Y. (2020). Adverse effects of atrazine on phytoplankton cultures and communities at environmentally relevant concentrations observed using Fast Repetition Rate Fluorescence. Science of the total environment (712), 136239. (Published).
  • Kraemer, SA and da Costa, N Barbosa and Shapiro, BJ and Fradette, M and Huot, Y and Walsh, DA. (2020). A large-scale assessment of lakes reveals a pervasive signal of land use on bacterial communities. The ISME Journal 14 (12), 3011--3023. (Published).
  • B{\'e}langer-L{\'e}pine, Fr{\'e}d{\'e}rique and Lemire-Lamothe, M{\'e}lissa and Tremblay, Alexandre and Rondeau, Sabrina and Marchand, Patrick and Huot, Yannick and Barnab{\'e}, Simon. (2020). Cultivation of an Algae-Bacteria Consortium in a Mixture of Industrial Wastewater to Obtain Valuable Products for Local Use. Industrial biotechnology 16 (12), 33-42. (Published).
  • Zhang X, Hu Lianbo, Xiong Yuanheng, Huot Y; Gray D. (2020). Experimental estimates of optical backscattering associated with submicron particles in clear oceanic waters. Geophysical Research Letter e2020GL087100. (Published).
  • Wight, Jordan and Varin, Marie-Pierre and Robertson, Gregory J and Huot, Yannick and Lang, Andrew S. (2020). Microbiology in the field: construction and validation of a portable incubator for real-time quantification of coliforms and other bacteria. Frontiers in public health 8 804. (Published).
  • Beaulieu M*, Cabana H, Taranu Z, Huot Y. (2020). Predicting atrazine concentrations in lakes across the contiguous United States: The importance of land-use, hydrology and lake physico-chemisty. Limnology and Oceanography (Accepted).
  • Courtemanche B*, Huot Y. (2019). A probabilistic density-based clustering algorithm for large databases with noise: PRODENCAN. IEEE transactions on Knowledge and Engineering (Submitted).
  • Huot, Yannick and Antoine, David and Daudon, Chloe. (2019). Partitioning the Indian Ocean based on surface fields of physical and biological properties. Deep Sea Research Part II: Topical Studies in Oceanography 166 75--89. (Published).
  • Massicotte P , Peeken I, Katlein C, Flores H, Huot Y et al. (2019). Sensitivity of phytoplankton primary production estimates to available irradiance under heterogeneous sea-ice conditions. Journal of geophysical research: Oceans 124 (8), 5436-5450. (Published).
  • Beaulieu M*, Huot Y, Colatriano D, Kraemer S, Cabana H. (2019). Stress acclimation in phytoplankton communities exposed to metolachlor and atrazine at environmentally relevant concentrations. Ecotoxicology (Submitted).
  • Huot, Yannick and Brown, Catherine A and Potvin, Genevi{\`e}ve and Antoniades, Dermot and Baulch, Helen M and Beisner, Beatrix E and B{\'e}langer, Simon and Brazeau, Stephanie and Cabana, Hubert and Cardille, Jeffrey A and others. (2019). The NSERC Canadian Lake Pulse Network: A national assessment of lake health providing science for water management in a changing climate. Sci. Total Environ. 695 133668. (Published).
  • Poulin C*, Zhang X, Yang P, Huot Y. (2018). Diel variations of the attenuation, backscattering and absorption coefficients of four phytoplankton species and comparison with spherical, coated spherical and hexahedral particle optical models. Journal of Quantitative Spectroscopy and Radiative Transfer 217 288-304. (Published).
  • Poulin C*, Antoine D*, Huot Y. (2018). Diurnal variations of the optical properties of phytoplankton in a laboratory experiment and their implication for using inherent optical properties to measure biomass. Optics express 26 (2), 711--729. (Published).
  • Cremella B*, Bonilla S, Huot Y. (2018). Interpretation of total phytoplankton and cyanobacteria fluorescence from cross?calibrated fluorometers, including sensitivity to turbidity and colored dissolved organic matter. Limnology and Oceanography Methods 16 881-894. (Published).
  • Tran P*, Ramachandran A, Khawasek O, Beisner BE, Rautio M, Huot Y, Walsh DA. (2018). Microbial life under ice: Metagenome diversity and in situ activity of Verrucomicrobia in seasonally ice-covered lakes. Environmental Microbiology 20 (7), 2568-2584. (Published).
  • Leach TH, Beisner BE, Cayelan C, Pernica P, Rose KC, Huot Y, Brentrup JA, Domaizon I, Grossart H-P, Ibelings BW and others. (2018). Patterns and drivers of deep chlorophyll maxima structure in 100 lakes: The relative importance of light and thermal stratification. Limnology and Oceanography 63 (2), 628--646. (Published).
  • Faucher MA*, Huot Y. (2018). The influence of growth irradiance and of the sea surface temperature on the quantum yield of Sun-induced fluorescence. Remote Sensing of Environment (Revision Requested).
  • Huot Y, Antoine D. (2016). Remote sensing reflectance anomalies in the ocean. Remote Sensing of Environment 184 101--111. (Published).
  • Brentrup JA, et al. (2016). The potential of high-frequency profiling to assess vertical and seasonal patterns of phytoplankton dynamics in lakes: an extension of the Plankton Ecology Group (PEG) model. Inland Waters 6 (4), 565-580. (Published).
  • Vandenhecke JM*, Bastedo J , Cockshutt AM , Campbell DA , Huot Y. (2015). Changes in the Rubisco to photosystem ratio dominates photoacclimation across phytoplankton taxa. Photosynthesis research 124 (3), 275-91. (Published).
  • Lee Z, Wei J, Voss K, Lewis M, Bricaud A, Huot Y. (2015). Hyperspectral absorption coefficient of “pure” seawater in the range of 350–550 nm inverted from remote sensing reflectance. Applied Optics 54 (3), 546-558. (Published).
  • Zhang X, Huot Y, Bricaud A, Sosik HM. (2015). Inversion of spectral absorption coefficients to infer phytoplankton size classes, chlorophyll concentration, and detrital matter. Applied optics 54 (18), 5805--5816. (Published).
  • Lee Z , Huot Y. (2014). On the non-closure of particle backscattering coefficient in oligotrophic oceans. Optics express 22 (23), 29223-33. (Published).
  • Zhang, X and Huot, Y and Gray, DJ and Weidemann, A and Rhea, WJ. (2013). Biogeochemical origins of particles obtained from the inversion of the volume scattering function and spectral absorption in coastal waters. Biogeosciences 10 (9), 6029--6043. (Published).
  • Huot Y, Franz B, Fradette M*. (2013). Estimating variability in the quantum yield of Sun-induced chlorophyll fluorescence: A global analysis of oceanic waters. Remote sensing of Environment 132 1551-1576. (Published).
  • Huot Y, Babin M, Bruyant F*. (2013). Photosynthetic parameters in the Beaufort Sea in relation to the phytoplankton community structure. Biogeosciences 10 3445-3454. (Published).
  • Poulin C*, Bruyant F*, Laprise M-H, Cockshut, AM, Marie-Rose Vandenhecke J*, Huot Y. (2013). The impact of light pollution on diel changes in the photophysiology of Microcystis aeruginosa. Journal of plankton research 36 (1), 286--291. (Published).
  • Zhang X , Gray DJ , Huot Y , You Y , Bi L. (2012). Comparison of optically derived particle size distributions: scattering over the full angular range versus diffraction at near forward angles. Applied optics 51 (21), 5085-99. (Published).
  • Simis S, Huot Y, Babin M, Seppala J, Metsamaa L. (2012). Optimization of variable fluorescence measurements of phytoplankton communities with cyanobacteria. Photosynthesis research 112 (1), 13-30. (Published).
  • Cullen J, Davis R, Huot Y. (2012). Spectral model of depth?integrated water column photosynthesis and its inhibition by ultraviolet radiation. Global Biogeochemical Cycles 26 (1), (Published).
  • Gernez, Pierre and Antoine, David and Huot, Yannick. (2011). Diel cycles of the particulate beam attenuation coefficient under varying trophic conditions in the northwestern Mediterranean Sea: Observations and modeling. Limnology and Oceanography 56 (1), 17--36. (Published).
  • Matsuoka, Atsushi and Hill, Victoria and Huot, Yannick and Babin, Marcel and Bricaud, Annick. (2011). Seasonal variability in the light absorption properties of western Arctic waters: parameterization of the individual components of absorption for ocean color applications. Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans 116 (C2), (Published).
  • Claustre H, Huot Y, Obernosterer I, Gentili B, Taillez D, Lewis M. (2008). Gross community production and metabolic balance in the South Pacific Gyre, using a non intrusive bio-optical method. Biogeosciences 5 (2), 463-474. (Published).
  • Huot Y, Morel A, Twardowski MS, Stramski D, Reynolds RA. (2008). Particle optical backscattering along a chlorophyll gradient in the upper layer of the eastern South Pacific Ocean. Biogeosciences 5 (2), 495-507. (Published).
  • Rodolfo-Metalpa R*, Huot Y, Ferrier-Pages C. (2008). Photosynthetic response of the Mediterranean zooxanthellate coral Cladocora caespitosa to the natural range of light and temperature. Journal of Experimental Biology 211 (10), 1579-1586. (Published).
  • Uitz J*, Huot Y, Bruyant F, Babin M, Claustre H. (2008). Relating phytoplankton photophysiological properties to community structure on large scale. Limnology and Oceanography 53 614-630. (Published).
  • Brown, Catherine A and Huot, Yannick and Werdell, P Jeremy and Gentili, Bernard and Claustre, Herv{\'e. (2008). The origin and global distribution of second order variability in satellite ocean color and its potential applications to algorithm development. Remote Sensing of Environment 112 (12), 4186--4203. (Published).
  • Matsuoka A*, Huot Y, Shimada K, Saitoh S-I, Babin M. (2007). Bio-optical characteristics of the western Arctic Ocean: implications for ocean color algorithms. Canadian Journal of Remote Sensing 33 (6), 503-518. (Published).
  • Grob, C and Ulloa, O and Claustre, H and Huot, Y and Alarcon, G and Marie, Dominique. (2007). Contribution of picoplankton to the total particulate organic carbon concentration in the eastern South Pacific. Biogeosciences 4 (5), 837--852. (Published).
  • Morel, Andr{\'e} and Huot, Yannick and Gentili, Bernard and Werdell, P Jeremy and Hooker, Stanford B and Franz, Bryan A. (2007). Examining the consistency of products derived from various ocean color sensors in open ocean (Case 1) waters in the perspective of a multi-sensor approach. Remote Sensing of Environment 111 (1), 69--88. (Published).
  • Twardowski, M.S. and Claustre, H. and Freeman, S.A. and Stramski, D. and Huot, Y. (2007). Optical backscattering properties of the" clearest" natural waters. Biogeosciences 4 1041--1058. (Published).
  • Huot Y, Babin M, Bruyant F, Grob C, Twardowski M, Claustre H. (2007). Relationship between photosynthetic parameters and different proxies of phytoplankton biomass in the subtropical ocean. Biogeosciences 4 (5), 853-868. (Published).
  • Huot Y, Brown C, Cullen J. (2007). Retrieval of phytoplankton biomass from simultaneous inversion of reflectance, the diffuse attenuation coefficient, and Sun?induced fluorescence in coastal waters. Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans 112 (C6), (Published).
  • Craig, SE and Huot, Y and Jones, C and Dowd, M and Davis, RF and Cullen, JJ. (2006). Estimates of Phytoplankton Biomass in Case 2 Waters Suitable for Autonomous Observation Systems. EOS, Transactions, American Geophysical Union (Published).
  • Huot, Yannick and Brown, Catherine A and Cullen, John J. (2005). New algorithms for MODIS sun-induced chlorophyll fluorescence and a comparison with present data products. Limnology and Oceanography: Methods 3 (2), 108--130. (Published).
  • Huot, Yannick. (2005). Sun-induced fluorescence of phytoplankton in the ocean: Linking physiology and remote sensing. (Published).
  • Brown, Catherine A and Huot, Yannick and Purcell, Michael J and Cullen, John J and Lewis, Marlon R. (2004). Mapping coastal optical and biogeochemical variability using an autonomous underwater vehicle and a new bio-optical inversion algorithm. Limnology and Oceanography: Methods 2 (8), 262--281. (Published).
  • Lehmann, Moritz K and Davis, Richard F and Huot, Yannick and Cullen, John J. (2004). Spectrally weighted transparency in models of water-column photosynthesis and photoinhibition by ultraviolet radiation. Marine Ecology Progress Series 269 101--110. (Published).
  • Borra, Ermanno F and Tremblay, G and Daigle, A and Huot, Y. (2003). Mechanical and thermal tests of the containers of liquid mirrors. Experimental Astronomy 15 (3), 147--169. (Published).
  • Neale, Patrick J and Bossard, Peter and Huot, Yannick and Sommaruga, Ruben. (2001). Incident and in situ irradiance in Lakes Cadagno and Lucerne: A comparison of methods and models. Aquatic sciences 63 (3), 250--264. (Published).
  • Callieri, Cristiana and Morabito, Giuseppe and Huot, Yannick and Neale, Patrick J and Litchman, Elena. (2001). Photosynthetic response of pico-and nanoplanktonic algae to UVB, UVA and PAR in a high mountain lake. Aquatic Sciences 63 (3), 286--293. (Published).
  • Neale, Patrick J and Litchman, Elena and Sobrino, Cristina and Callieri, Cristiana and Morabito, Giuseppe and Montecino, Vivian and Huot, Yannick and Bossard, Peter and Lehmann, Christine and Steiner, Daniel. (2001). Quantifying the response of phytoplankton photosynthesis to ultraviolet radiation: Biological weighting functions versus in situ measurements in two Swiss lakes. Aquatic sciences 63 (3), 265--285. (Published).
  • Lehmann, MK and Davis, RF and Huot, Y and Cullen, JJ. (2000). The Color of Lakes, Attenuation of UV Radiation, and the Potential for Biological Damage. [np].
  • Borra, Ermanno F and Tremblay, Gr{\'e}goire and Huot, Yannick and Gauvin, Jonny. (1997). Gallium liquid mirrors: basic technology, optical-shop tests, and observations. Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific 109 (733), 319. (Published).
  • Garner, RE; Kraemer, SA; Onana, VE; Huot, Y; Gregory-Eaves, I; Walsh, DA. Protist Diversity and Metabolic Strategy in Freshwater Lakes Are Shaped by Trophic State and Watershed Land Use on a Continental Scale. mSystems 7 (4), e0031622.
  • Oliva, A*.; Garner, RE; Walsh, D; & Huot, Y. The occurrence of potentially pathogenic fungi and protists in Canadian lakes predicted using geomatics, in situ and satellite-derived variables: Towards a tele-epidemiological approach. Water Research 209 117935.

Chapitres de livre

  • Gilerson AA, Huot Y. (2017). Bio-optical modeling of Sun-induced chlorophyll-a fluorescence in inland and coastal waters. Mishra DR, Ogashawara I, Gitelson AA. Bio-Optical Modelling and Remote Sensing of Inland Waters (189-231). Elsevier. (Published).
  • Huot Y, Babin M. (2010). Overview of fluorescence protocols: theory, basic concepts, and practice. Chlorophyll a Fluorescence in Aquatic Sciences: Methods and Applications (31-74). Springer Netherland. (Published).


  • Huot, Yannick; representing the NSERC Canadian LakePulse Network. (2019). Mémoire sur l’impact potentiel des pesticides dans les milieux aquatiques du Québec; Préparé par le Réseau du CRSNG sur l’état des lacs du Canada dans le cadre de la consultation générale sur les impacts des pesticides sur la santé publique et l'en. NSERC Canadian LakePulse Network. 9 p.
  • Beaulieu M, Trudel M, Marcil G-C, Huot, Y, Lacey J, Leconte R, Cabana H. (2014). Pesticides et phytoplancton au Québec : Conditions propices aux efflorescences cyanobactériennes?. Université de Sherbrooke. 126 p.

Articles de conférence

  • Potvin G, Huot Y, Bélanger S, Binding C. (2019). Utilisation de la télédétection pour mesurer les paramètres de la qualité de l'eau des lacs canadiens. Colloque AQT/RHQ. (Published).
  • Oliva A*, Huot Y, Ogden NH. (2019). Évaluation des risques de contaminations microbiennes des lacs du Canada à l'aide d'indicateurs d'observation de la Terre. Colloque AQT/RHQ. (Published).
  • Xiong Y, Zhang X, Huot Y. (2018). Variations of the volume scattering functions measure in North Pacific Ocean and eastern Canadian lakes. Ocean Optics XXIV. (Published).
  • Tapics T*, Gregory-Eaves I, Huot Y. (2018). What the sentinels saw. Annual Symposium of the Groupe de recherche interuniversitaire en limnologie et en environnement aquatique. (Published).
  • Tapics T*, Fradette M*, Gregory-Eaves I, Beisner B, Lacey J, Huot Y. (2017). Identification of environmental drivers of seasonal phytoplankton community change using high-frequency in situ observations from a Québec lake. Canadian Conference for Fisheries Research and Society of Canadian Limnologists 2017. (Published).
  • Poulin C*, Zhang X*, Huot Y. (2017). Using diurnal variations in a lab experiment to verify the applicability of Mie calculations to phytoplankton. International Ocean Color Science Meeting 2017. (Published).
  • Roy P*, Huot Y. (2016). Correction of Sun-induced chlorophyll-a fluorescence for bidirectional effects. Ocean Optics XXIII. (Published).
  • Huot Y, Antoine D. (2016). Seasonal variation in daily patterns of the quantum yield of fluorescence. Ocean Optics XXIII. (Published).
  • Poulin C, Huot Y. (2016). Using diurnal variations of optical properties of cultures in a laboratory experiment to verify the applicability of spherical and hexahedral particle models to phytoplankton. ASLO 2018 Ocean Sciences Meeting. (Published).
  • Bélanger-Lépine, F*, Lemire-Lamothe M, Bourdeau N, Huot Y, Barnabé S. (2015). Cultivation of algae-bacteria consortium in industrial wastewater to produce bio-based molecules used by local businesses. Algal Biomass Biofuels and Bioproducts. (Published).
  • Poulin C, Huot Y. (2015). Diel variations of the optical properties of oceanic phytoplankton. GEO-CAPE 2015 Open Community Workshop. (Published).
  • Fradette M*, Huot Y, Tapics T*. (2014). High frequency and high spatial resolution planktonic community studies using an automated profiling platform: 1. Environmental variables. GLEON. (Published).
  • Fradette M*, Huot Y, Lacey J, Beisner B. (2014). High frequency monitoring of turbulence in Lake Montjoie. Symposiums annuels du GRIL. (Published).
  • Vandenhecke J*, Campbell DA, Bastedo J, Cockshutt AM, Huot Y. (2013). Strategies of photo acclimation of marine phytoplankton : sigma-type or n-type?. ASLO 2013 Aquatic Sciences Meeting. (Published).
  • Fradette M*, Huot Y, Kasbarian A*. (2013). The Lake Montjoie Plankton Observatory: A cabled automated profiling platform for high frequency and high resolution plankton community studies. Symposiums annuels du GRIL. (Published).
  • Cullen, John and Davis, Richard F and Dowd, Michael and Huot, Yannick and Ibarra, Diego and Jones, Chris and Kirchhoff, Stephane. (2005). Using Optical Measurements in Ocean Oservatories to Describe Biological Variability in Coastal Ecosystems.
  • Lehmann, Moritz K and Davis, Richard F and Huot, Yannick and Cullen, John J. (2000). Biologically weighted transparency: a predictor for water column photosynthesis and its inhibition by ultraviolet radiation.
  • Cullen, John J and Davis, Richard F and Huot, Yannick and Lehmann, Moritz K. (2000). Quantifying effects of ultraviolet radiation in surface waters.

Autres contributions

Gestion d'évènements

  • Scientific Committee. (2013) Congrès de l'association québécoise de télédétection 2013. (Conference).
  • Scientific Committee. (2012) 32nd Canadian Symposium on Remote Sensing. (Conference).


  • (2020). The NSERC Canadian LakePulse Network: From sampling hundreds of Canadian lakes to sharing results to influence policies. Ecological Society of America, virtual meeting summer 2020. United States of America
  • Huot Y. (2019). How healthy are Canadian lakes? The Canadian Lake Pulse project as an example of a large-scale integrated multidisciplinary research project across Academia and Government. Curtin Marine Seminar Series. Perth, Australia
  • Huot Y. (2019). Le Réseau du CRSNG sur l'état des lacs du Canada (LakePulse). 23e colloque du Chapitre St-Laurent. sherbrooke, Canada
  • Huot Y. (2019). Les lacs. Journée des Sentinelles. Sherbrooke, Canada
  • Antoine D, Huot Y. (2019). Partitioning the Indian Ocean Based on Surface Fields of Physical and Biological Properties. Australian Marine Sciences Association 2019 Conference. Fremantle, Australia
  • Simmatis B, Amyot M, Antoniades D, Francus P, Beisner B, Huot Y, Poulain A, Walsh D, Smol JP. (2018). Applying a midge-based model to reconstruct hypolimnetic oxygen in two productive Canadian lakes that support cold-water fisheries. 14th International Paleolimnology Symposium. Stocholm, Sweden
  • Beaulieu M*, Cabana H, Huot Y. (2018). In-vivo chlorophyll a fluorescence: Tracking algae acclimatation of herbicides. Canadian association of water quality (CAWQ). Sherbrooke, Canada
  • Gregory-Eaves I, Baud A, Garner R, Griffiths K, Jeziorski A, MacKeigan P, Paquette C, Simmatis B, Amyot M, Antoniades D, Francus P, Beisner B, Huot Y, Poulain A, Walsh D, Smol JP. (2018). Landscape Paleolimnological Insights from the Canadian Lake Pulse Network ( 14th International Paleolimnology Symposium. Stockholm, Sweden
  • Huot Y. (2018). Le Réseau Canadien sur l'état des lacs du Canada. Association des biologistes du Québec. Victoriaville, Canada
  • Huot Y. (2018). The NSERC Canadian Lake Pulse Network. 32e Congrès de l’Est du Canada sur la Qualité de l’eau. Sherbrooke, Canada
  • Huot Y. (2018). Water Indicators via an Open Environmental Web Portal. Thematic Consultation on Open Data and Sustainable Development Goals. Ottawa, Canada
  • Bélanger-Lépine F*, Tremblay A, Huot Y, Barnabé S. (2017). Effect of stress and deficiency on lipid production and accumulation of Chlorella sp. to produce biological molecules that can be used by local businesses. Algae Biomass Summit. Salt Lake City, United States of America
  • Beaulieu M*, Cabana H, Huot Y. (2017). Investigating the effect of four herbicides on freshwater phytoplankton communities using single turnover fast repetition rate chlorophyll a fluorescence and flow cytometry. Society of Canadian Limnologists Symposium (SCL). Montréal, Canada
  • Huot Y. (2017). The NSERC Canadian Lake Pulse Network. Canadian Conference for fisheries research. Montreal, Canada
  • Peeken I, Babin M, Bruyant F, Castellani G, Fradette M*, Grondin P-L, Hessel J, Huot Y, Janout M, Katlein C, Metfies K, Michel C. (2017). The importance of the Atlantic inflow for shaping productivity and biodiversity of microbial communities along the ice covered European Arctic margin in spring. Arctic Frontier 2017. Tromso, Norway
  • Poulin C*, Huot Y. (2016). Diurnal variations of optical products properties of four species of oceanic phytoplankton and their co-varying variables. ASLO 2016 Ocean Sciences MeeRng. New Orleans, United States of America
  • Cremella B*, Huot Y, Masdeu M, Somma A, Aubriot L, Bonilla S. (2016). Modelo de fluorescencia de pigmentos in vivo para el monitoreo de cianobacterias en tiempo real (Pigment in vivo fluorescence model for cyanobacteria real-time monitoring). VII Argentinian Limnology Conference. San Miguel de Tucumán, Argentina
  • Huot Y. (2015). A ratatouille of ocean colour. Curtin University visiting fellow lecture. Perth, Australia
  • Huot Y. (2015). Observing small changes in the colour of the ocean. University of Maine Seminar series. Orono, United States of America
  • Vandenhecke J*, Boileau M-E*, Huot Y, Lavoie J-M. (2014). Evaluation of the growth of microalgae in industrial wastewaters from the biofuel industry. Retraite CRIBIQ-BIOFUELNET. Orford, Canada
  • Huot Y. (2014). New results in Ocean Color. Bishops University seminar series. Lennoxville, Canada
  • Huot Y. (2014). Phytoplankton ecophysiology from space. Oceanography seminar series. Vancouver, Canada
  • Huot Y. (2014). Sun-induced chlorophyll fluorescence. New Horizons in Science meeting. Mexico City, Mexico
  • Poulin C*, Bruyant F*, Cockshutt A, Marie-Rose Vendenhecke J*, Huot Y. (2013). The impact of light pollution on the photophysiology of Microcystis aeruginosa. ASLO 2013 Aquatic Science Meeting. New Orleans, United States of America